Notes On Ric Flair, D.H Smith’s Heel Turn, SD!, & More

Ryan Clark


From Justin Fox: I was watching C-SPAN and during the one minute speeches, Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC-9) dedicated her speech to Ric Flair. In her closing, she even woo’d!

One week after turning heel on Heat, D.H. Smith was already back to being a babyface on the next set of tapings in Albany, NY. Apparently his heel turn didn’t go well.

The 4/11 edition of Friday Night Smackdown did a 2.5 broadcast rating. The episode had scored a 2.6 rating on Nielsen’s fast national numbers.

The newly launched WWE Kids Magazine was planning on including comic strips in the magazine, but the idea has been dropped. WWE hired ex-DC Comics editor Paul Kupperberg to be the Senior Editor of the magazine, but was fired for unknown reasons. According to Kupperberg, WWE believes that kids don’t read comics. Also, reader Anthony Davis sent in the following… A sample of the comics that were nixed from WWE comics magazine can be found in Rich Johnston’s “Lying in the Gutters” column at Comic Shop News. You’ll have to scroll down a bit to find the story, and then click on the links to see the pages.

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