BOOM! Studios Unveils First Look at WWE: NXT Takeover – Into the Fire #1

BOOM! Studios and WWE today unveiled  a first look at WWE: NXT Takeover – Into the Fire #1 from writer Dennis Hopeless and artist Hyeonjin Kim, continuing the weekly event series on-sale in September 2018.

NXT has become WWE’s third global brand, and the launching pad for some of today’s biggest Superstars including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss and many more.. Now, in WWE: NXT Takeover – Into the Fire #1, the spotlight shifts to the groundbreaking Women’s Division where Asuka, the  Empress of Tomorrow, makes her debut. Fans will also learn the story behind Paige’s return to SmackDown Live, as she scouts NXT for potential allies.

Each upcoming issue ofWWE: NXT Takeover will focus on different Superstars from different eras of NXT:

  • Week One – WWE: NXT Takeover – The Blueprint #1: Learn how “The Dream” Dusty Rhodes helped build this iconic brand in 2012.
  • Week Two – WWE: NXT Takeover – Proving Ground #1: The Demon King, Finn Bálor, enters the NXT Universe and is confronted by Samoa Joe.
  • Week Three – WWE: NXT Takeover – Into the Fire #1: The Empress of Tomorrow, Asuka, begins her rise to the NXT Women’s Championship, and former Champion Paige returns to scout for potential allies.
  • Week Four – WWE: NXT Takeover – Redemption #1: Johnny Gargano and Shayna Baszler make the move to NXT and immediately leave their mark.

WWE: NXT Takeover features connecting variant covers by Marco D’Alfonso, along with main covers by Lucas Werneck (The Blueprint), Aaron Dana (Proving Ground), David Nakayama (Into The Fire) and Audrey Mok (Redemption).

WWE: NXT Takeover – Into the Fire #1 is out September 19th, 2018.