- As noted last month, WWE Champion CM Punk will be at the Wizard World Ohio Comic Con from the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Punk will be appearing on Saturday, September 29th from 1pm until 6pm. Wizard World sent out the following press release about the fan fest:
"Comics legend Stan Lee, pop culture icon William Shatner, WWE Superstar CM Punk and 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' star Eliza Dushku headline the celebrity roster as Wizard World Ohio Comic Con returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center, September 28-30. They will be joined by many of the world's greatest comics creators, exhibitors and thousands of fans in a celebration of all things pop culture in an expanded format, which now includes a preview on Friday evening and two full weekend days.
"Lee, creator of 'Spider-Man,' 'X-Men' and dozens of the world's most popular characters and titles, will appear on both Saturday and Sunday, while Shatner ('Star Trek,' 'T.J. Hooker') and WWE Superstar CM Punk will all attend on Saturday."
- WWEShop.com has new RAW retrospective tees at this link.
- Arda Ocal of theScore Television Network recently interviewed wrestling legend Larry "The Axe" Hennig, father of "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig and grandfather of WWE superstar Michael McGillicutty. During the interview, Hennig expressed his initial displeasure of his grandson not using the "Hennig" name but then details a conversation he had with Vince McMahon which put his mind at ease, as well as possible future plans for McGillicutty to use the name sometime in the future.
Hennig also talks about wrestling Roddy Piper in Piper's first ever wrestling match, facing Andre the Giant, memories of his son Curt and more. You can check out the interview below: