ByJoshua Molina, writer at Creators.co
Award-winning journalist. Covers mixed martial arts and professional wrestling and the convergence of the two industries.
Joshua Molina

CM Punk has a history of just walking into rooms and doing what he wants.

As an independent wrestler he rose to the top of the corporate WWE. He then left and joined the UFC, getting his way onto a PPV card in his debut match. And even before all that, he did something fairly spectacular: He wrote a Marvel comic book.

Yes, CM Punk: wrestler, fighter, writer.

In November of 2015, Punk joined a team of writers to pen Drax, a comic following a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy. It's an ongoing series where Drax hunts down Thanos. Punk continues to write the comic with Cullen Bunn and Scott Hepburn

"The Thanos thing is a thread in the book, so I don’t want to comment too much on that. But the plan is that he’s going to go after Thanos, it’s kind of all he knows," Punk told Marvel in 2015. "The Drax that I knew was predominantly the Jim Starlin Drax. I wasn’t too familiar with the [more recent version of] Drax, except from the movie. And believe it or not, that kind of interested me. Because I have no pre-determined history with the character, I’m not shy of doing things that maybe I would be."

To coincide with his debut at UFC 203 fight on Saturday night, Marvel has released a special deal to get a digital issue #1 of Drax for free.

Punk also made an appearance on the This Week In Marvel podcast to discuss the comic, as well as his UFC 203 debut.