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WWE RAW: The First 25 Years Review

May 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

In January, WWE’s flagship program, Monday Night RAW, celebrated it’s 25th anniversary. It was a huge milestone and one that came near the 1,300 episode mark. Unfortunately for us fans, the actual program itself was a huge let down. While WWE creative did a poor job of celebrating the event, the folks at DK and WWE Publishing worked on [...]

WWE Ultimate Superstar Guide 2nd Edition Review

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Three years ago, WWE Books and DK Publishing released the WWE Ultimate Superstar Guide. That book featured over 200 superstar profiles of current and former WWE talent, and featured illustrations by Daz Tibbles. On March 6th, WWE and DK team up once more to publish the WWE Ultimate Superstar Guide 2nd Edition. This edition is more of the same; it [...]

WWE Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Review

October 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

The latest book release from the DK Publishing/WWE partnership dropped at the beginning of the month, and as you would expect it’s a pretty good one. If you’re a fan of pop culture books, you may have seen some other DK’s other “Absolutely Everything You Need To Know” books for Star Wars, Marvel, and LEGO. WWE: [...]

The WWE Book of Top 10’s Review

May 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

The partnership between WWE and DK Publishing has produced some of the best wrestling books on the market and certainly the highest quality ones. The two are set to release the latest in that line on May 9th when The WWE Book of Top 10’s becomes available. It is exactly what it’s titled, a list book of top 10’s. There’s [...]

WWE Encyclopedia 3rd Edition Review

October 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Wrestling fans rejoice – the 3rd Edition of the WWE Encyclopedia is finally here. Back in 2009, WWE and DK teamed up to bring wrestling fans the first ever WWE Encyclopedia. At the time it was “the definitive guide to World Wrestling Entertainment,” and it was truly a must have for any wrestling fan as it covered everything in [...]

The 100 Greatest WWE Matches Review

May 5, 2016 // 2 Comments

The partnership between WWE and DK Publishing has produced some of the highest quality WWE books ever, and that partnership’s latest release certainly lives up to the high standards that they’ve set. In WWE: The 100 Greatest Matches, best-selling author Dean Miller returns to write in-depth about 100 WWE matches. Each match takes up [...]

WWE Ultimate Superstar Guide Review

April 20, 2015 // 2 Comments

A couple of years ago I received the Best Buy exclusive “Avengers Illuminated 3D Lenticular Gift Set” as a birthday present, and one of the things it included was a really great 200+ hardcover book called “The Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide.” I enjoy the Marvel movies, but I’m not a comic book guy, so this [...]

WWE The Ultimate Poster Collection Review

April 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Insight Editions released their latest poster book last month, and this time it was a collection of WWE pay-per-view posters in a book dubbed “The Ultimate WWE Poster Collection.” Back in November, I reviewed my first Insight Editions poster book (Destiny) and came away impressed with it. This WWE one is really no exception. If [...]

The Art of Destiny Review

December 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Insight Editions and Bungie released The Art of Destiny earlier this month for a suggested retail price of $45, but you can get it on Amazon for under $30. It’s a 216 page hard cover measuring 1 x 11.5 x 10.2 inches, with good quality paper. As you would expect from Insight, it is a beautifully put together product. There’s a foreword [...]

30 Years of WrestleMania Review

October 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

The WWE partnership with DK Publishing has resulted in some really great historical WWE books. There’s the two encyclopedia’s and the WWE 50 book. Now, there’s 30 Years of WrestleMania, which released on September 15th. Like its predecessors, 30 Years of WrestleMania is a beautiful and wonderfully put together hardcover book. If [...]

WWE 50 Review

April 14, 2014 // 2 Comments

If you’re a wrestling fan odds are you have both of the beautiful DK released WWE Encyclopedia’s. After all, they’re amazing books and an invaluable research tool for anyone who cares about the history of World Wrestling Entertainment. Chances are you’re also looking forward to the inevitable third update to the WWE [...]

DK Reader Level 2 – WWE John Cena Second Edition Review

April 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Over the past few years, WWE has gone PG and began targeting children as an audience and it’s a move that has been successful. While kids have always been wrestling fans regardless of the era, now more than ever we’re seeing more and more really young kids at WWE events. If you’re a parent of a young WWE fan, or you have a [...]