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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 American comics

Azteca Productions

Valiant Comics

Marvel Comics

Chaos! Comics

Image Comics

Warrior Productions

Angel Gate Press

El Rey Network

Wrestlers in International comics

Mexico and Japan have also had characters crossover into comic books. Mexican Wrestling Comic Books

Pro Wrestling Superstar Retsuden is a series of biographic manga published in Japan in the 1980s.

Comics based on or including wrestling

Comics in wrestling

Other connections

See also


  1. ^ "WELCOME TO... Bombshell Comics The official website of cartoonist Michael Jasorka!". Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  2. ^ Dark Horse Comics > Profile > El Zombo Fantasma TPB
  3. ^ Dark Horse Comics > Profile > Nail TPB
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  5. ^ Rival Angels
  6. ^ Lerner Publishing
  7. ^ "Resurrection Mag — Kodi Symmons Volume 1 Subscription". Archived from the original on 2016-10-05. Retrieved 2016-10-03.
  8. ^ Suspicious Behavior Productions
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