UPDATED: Here’s what it meant to The Rock to be on our December cover:

Dwayne Johnson is our December 2015 cover guy, and we couldn’t be happier about it. He’s saying it’s an “epic” issue and we have to agree: it is a seriously great one.

Rather than keep you chomping at the bit here are a few outtakes from the shoot to whet your appetite. The issue represents a partnership with The Rock like we’ve never had before, and we are excited about it as we know you are. So, here’s to being patient, and savoring this sneak peek!