Comic book superheroes and professional wrestling characters have long been viewed in the same vein of entertainment as colorful characters that are larger than life, and numerous wrestlers have appeared or been referenced in comic books.
Spider-Man's first costumed appearance was the result of Peter Parker's need for a colorful gimmick, as he planned to enter and win a wrestling challenge.
Wrestlers in International comics
Mexico and Japan have also had characters crossover into comic books.
Mexican Wrestling Comic Books
- ''Santo El Enmascarado de Plata Comic about El Santo.
- ''El Increìble Blue Demon Comic about Blue Demon.
- ''La Leyenda de Blue Demon Comic about Blue Demon.
- ''Huracan Ramirez El Invencible Comic about Huracán Ramírez.
- ''El Imperio De Las Tinieblas Comic about Tinieblas.
- ''Tinieblas, El Hijo de la Noche Comic about Tinieblas.
- ''Tinieblas Comic about Tinieblas.
- ''Sensacional de Luchas(Sensational Struggles) About many wrestlers.
- ''Santo. La Leyenda de Plata(Holy. The Legend of Silver) Comic about El Hijo del Santo and El Santo.
- ''Blue Demon Jr. El Legado(Blue Demon Jr. The Legacy) Comic about Blue Demon, Jr. and Blue Demon.
- ''Místico. Príncipe de Oro y Plata.(Mystical. Prince of gold and silver.) Comic about Místico.
- ''El Ojo del Cibernético(The Eye of the cybernetic) Comic about Cibernético.
Pro Wrestling Superstar Retsuden is a series of biographic manga published in Japan in the 1980s.