The wildest moments from Marvel's WCW comic

In 1992, Marvel Comics released the first issue of WCW: World Championship Wrestling — a comic book featuring the Atlanta-based organization’s biggest stars including Sting, Lex Luger, Ron Simmons, The Steiner Brothers and Paul E. Dangerously’s Dangerous Alliance.

Comics have always been associated with bright-color-clad superheroes battling evil villains in an attempt to save their city and/or the world. Marvel did not reimagine WCW competitors as mutants or masked avengers, however. The house that Stan Lee built took a more serious approach to this particular series with an emphasis on matches, rivalries and situations that were believable — most of the time. As with any comic — especially in the 1990s — there were certainly some equally awesome and wacky moments and that is why this book is so much fun. thumbed through the first four issues of the series and narrowed down 10 of our favorite moments from the comic. ’Nuff said!

*All images scanned from archived collection