WWE: NXT Takeover: The Blueprint #1

Writer: Dennis Hopeless Artist: Jake Elphick Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: September 5, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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WWE's NXT brand has become the launching pad for some of Sports Entertainmentfs greatest careers, and the home of many of the greatest matches in the history of the wrestling business. Now, learn the untold stories behind NXT in this special weekly event from Dennis Hopeless (WWE) and illustrated by Jake Elphick ( WWE: Wrestlemania 2018 Special ). In this first issue, Triple H and Dusty Rhodes head to Florida to begin the newest era of WWE.

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Nathan Koffler Sep 5, 2018

    NXT Takeover: The Blueprint is an entertaining extra to have from WWE comics that contains a lot of heart. That essence is there because of how well Dennis Hopeless portrays Dusty Rhodes and the other hardworking young wrestlers. Everything about this issue is enjoyable and other wrestling fans will definitely appreciate it. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - Brian Clements Sep 5, 2018

    Toeing the line of kayfabe vs. reality in a wonderfully pro wrestling way. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - C.K. Stewart Sep 6, 2018

    The weirder revisionist history elements are off-set by writer Dennis Hopeless' excellent grasp on Rhodes' unique and distinctive voice, and illustrator Jake Elphick does an incredible job capturing the charisma and charm that made Rhodes such a powerful and captivating presence even in the twilight years of his career as an elder statesman within the WWE. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Kimberly Cook Sep 4, 2018

    This is a fabulous start to a mini-series featuring the fresh faces of WWE's developmental brand, NXT. The talent in NXT is second to none and has catapulted green newbies into superstars. Dusty Rhodes takes on a backstage tour, introducing us to talent that would soon become household names. Great writing, fun art, and characters that we all know and now love. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Flickering Myth - Liam Hoofe Sep 5, 2018

    As first editions goes, WWE: NXT Takeover shows plenty of promise for the future. For a company that has only been in existence for a few years, NXT already has an incredibly rich history, and I look forward to seeing what Boom! Studios can do with it in the coming editions. Read Full Review

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