SDCC Day 1 - Mattel and WWE: Get in the Ring Panel
We are bringing you live-coverage of the Mattel WWE panel here at the San Diego Comic Con. Join your favorite WWE superstars, along with Mattel toy designers Bill Miekina and Derek Handy, and Mattel's director of marketing Enrique Ruvalcaba for an action-packed Q&A. Refresh your browser often over the course of the next hour for updates.
See Slides below for Mattel product.
WWE talent introduced on the panel. CM Punk, Shamus, and Zack Ryder.
Punk says it's going to be an exciting year. Punk gives AJ figure wise an 8.
Q&A with the audience begins.
Punk jokes that Zack will be taking on Undertaker at WrestleMania.
Punk's biggest inspiration is Pipper, Shamus likes Mr. Perfect and Zack like Hogan growing up.
When asked which wrestler they would like to fight in their Prime, someone yelled out Stone Cold and Punk said he would wrestle Stone Cold right now. Dusty Rhodes from 94 would be one he would have loved to fight. Shamus, Perfect, Jake Roberts, Savage. Zack would like to fight Edge.
With Brawling Buddies back they want to know where their icecream bars are. Shamus said if they come out he will be the first in line for them.
Punk wrote a letter to Ben & Jerrys.
When asked if they are hopeful about the next generation of WWE wrestlers, Punk says yes but in this business you have to go with the attitude that you are the best one out there.
A fan throws Punk a one of his tee shirts that he says he has owned for 10 years.
Zack's favorite RAW moment are the ones with himself. The one were he was with Hugh Jackman and knocked out Ziggler. Punk's favorite was the pipe bomb segment.
Fan asked if WWE was drying to erase Benoit from history. Punk said no but because of what he did, they don't want to glorify him.
No Scott Steiner Legends figure in the works right now.
A young fan asked if he could have his picture with Punk and Punk said yes.
When asked which Legend the guys want to wrestle, Punk would love to wrestle Bret Heart, Shamus would like to wrestle Undertaker.
Zack and CM Punk had to leave the panel.
Shamus is sticking around.
Shamus is asked how much control of the storyline and Alberto Del Rio enters the room. Calls Shamus and everyone in the room nerds. Then pulls out what he says is an original Action Comics #1 he bought with his money at Christies and then tears it up.
Shamus challenges him to a fight right now, but Del Rio left. Crowd chants Shamus and panel ends.
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