BOOM! Studios has released the release date and further details on its advertised WWE ongoing title. In November, BOOM! will publish a one-shot titled WWE: Then. Now. Forever, with the ongoing itself debuting in January.
From the solicitation, the title seems to be adapting the fictional storylines from WWE television programming beginning with the dissolution of the group, the Shield, in June 2014.
Here is the full solicitation:
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Dennis Hopeless, Ross Thibodeaux
Artists: Eduard Petrovich, Rob Guillory
Main cover artist: Dan Mora
Format: 32 pages, full color
On sale: January, 2017
BOOM! Studios is proud to present the most authentic line of ongoing WWE comics. Each issue will feature your favorite Superstars in stories that go beyond what you’ve seen on TV.
The first story arcs detail the “Breaking of The Shield.”
Seth Rollins. Roman Reigns. Dean Ambrose. Together they formed The Shield, one of the most dominant factions in WWE history—until the ultimate opportunist Seth chose to betray the group at the behest of Triple H, the “King of Kings” who has cemented himself as the authority in control of WWE.
Now, following a near career-ending injury, Seth is back on the hunt for the WWE Championship, a journey that will send him on a collision course with his former brothers…
Includes a backup story starring The New Day by Ross Thibodeaux (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual) and Rob Guillory (Chew).