All the Nerdy News that is fit to know for Sunday.
Rowan Atkinson back for third Johnny English movie
Predator is tops at the box office this past weekend
Avengers Infinity War has 4th highest domestic box office ever
Solo: A Star Wars Story comes out on Bluray September 25th
Matt Hardy announces retirement from wrestling
Barry Allen investigates Strength Force
Upgrade Soul optioned for movie adaption
Jake the Snake Roberts is an iconic Hall of Fame Wrestler, known for a couple of things. One is the fact he would bring his snake, Damien, into the ring after defeating an opponent to ridicule them.
The other thing he is famous for is his devastating finishing move, the DDT. Jake invented this simple, effective, and brutal move.
There was no kicking out of a pin after being on the receiving end of a DDT.
Jake has been the topic of documentary, “The Resurrection of Jake the Snake”. Jake had fallen into alcoholism and drug abuse at an early age. He was going down a bad road leading to an early death when Diamond Dallas Page (DDP) took him in and helped turn his life around.
DDP introduced him to yoga and healthy eating. Jake has been clean and sober ever since and is much happier as a result.
BOOM! Studios to publish new WWE comics
Wrestling fans have had comics starring their favorite wrestlers before. Difference is now Boom! Studios will be making the story-lines more relevant to what is actually happening with the wrestlers. There may even be some character back stories to help fill in the blanks from their past.
WWE has returned to comic books with new comics published by BOOM! Studios. BOOM! will collaborate with WWE Publishing to release a new line of monthly comic books and graphic novels featuring your favorite WWE Superstars.
Following the Comic-Con exclusives, BOOM! and WWE will release an oversized premiere issue entitled “WWE: Now. Then. Forever. #1.”