Posts Tagged ‘wrestling’
Last weekend, Peter Ray Allison ventured to Birmingham for two days of sci-fi geekery and cosplay for the iconic MCM Birmingham Comic Con.
So you may well be thinking to yourself “why the hell is an article about ‘wrestling’ appearing on Geek-Pride?!” Well, as we rapidly approach the last major professional wrestling event of the year (WWE Survivor Series), I thought it would be an ideal time to drop some sort of article regarding something that has been […]
The world of wrestling is mourning another legend this weekend: Perro Aguayo Jr (El Hijo del Perro Aguayo) passed away in hospital after suffering fatal injuries at a show in Tijuana on Saturday. He was fighting in a tag team match with Manik against Rey Mysterio Jr and Xtreme Tiger (Tiger Uno). The cause of […]
Ex-WWE Wrestler CM Punk (Real name: Phil Brooks) has traded in spandex for a pen as he joins up with Marvel as a writer for February’s Thor Annual #1. Phil Brooks may have been the best in the world as a WWE Superstar but now he’s teaming up with artist Rob Guillory in an attempt to […]
Stand back – there’s a hurricane comin’ through! Combining two of my geeky pleasures, wrestling and superheroes, this weeks fan art feature is Hurricane Helms! Shane Helms played this role in WWE from 2001 and still performs as The Hurricane on the independent circuit. The character was a fan favourite and was based on Helms […]
Next month sees the arrival of a fairly young event with rapidly increasing popularity, Wales Comic Con, on Sunday 28th April. The first event took place in June 2008, under the name North Wales Film Exhibition. Since then, events have been held annually and the convention is fast becoming one of the biggest of it’s […]