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Wrestling Comic Book Covers – Children’s Comics

Here’s a list of Saturday morning cartoons turned wrestling-themed comic book covers.  Continue reading “Wrestling Comic Book Covers – Children’s Comics”

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Mad Dog Hoek & Killer Kadoogan

Ren & Stimpy - Killer Kadoogan & Mad Dog HoekMedium: Animation
Title: The Ren & Stimpy Show
Bio: Two tiny, masked, anthropomorphic grapplers who were known for overcoming the odds and defeating opponents three times their size, despite barely getting any offense in.
Signature Move: The Blister Popper.

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Lump and Loaf

Lump & LoafMedium: Animation
Title: The Ren and Stimpy Show
Bio: Lump and Loaf are of the big, bald, and mean as shit variety of cartoon wrestlers. They will beat the crap out of your animated heroes using well-known cartoon holds, like rolling their opponents into a ball. But when it’s all said and done and it’s time to go home, they’ll happily lie down for their opponents.
Signature Move: Doing the job.

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Rugrats

Rugrats - Logo
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“Wrestling Grandpa”
Season 6, Episode 18
5/1/1999

 If you thought Abe Simpson was the only wrestling grandpa, guess again. Before Glamorous Godfrey took to the squared circle on our TV sets, Pretzel-Maker Pickles was contorting wrestlers into… human pretzels. At least, it’s assumed he did because of the name. Either that or being employed by Wetzel’s Pretzels was part of the gimmick.

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Create-A-Wrestler: Pretzel-Maker Pickles

Rugrats-GrandpaPicklesMedium: Animation
Title: Rugrats
Bio: Pretzel-Maker Pickles stepped out of retirement to face his greatest adversary in the senior’s division, Conan “The Crusher” McNulty. With the championship title on the line, Pickles tried his best but was no match for McNulty’s underhanded tactics. Pickles was then awarded the Senior’s Division Championship after McNulty was exposed as a cheater.
Signature Move: Babysitting children.

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Create-A-Wrestler: Conan “The Crusher” McNulty

Rugrats-CrusherMcNultyMedium: Animation
Title: Rugrats
Bio: Conan “The Crusher” McNulty ruled the senior’s wrestling division with an iron first and a can of motor oil. With his opponents unable to grab McNulty long enough to slap on a wrestling hold, McNulty was free to tickle them into submission. His reign as Senior’s Division Champion was put to an end by his arch-rival, Pretzel-Maker Pickles.
Signature Move: Tickling.

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Ren & Stimpy

RenStimpyLogoMad Dog Höek
Season 2 Episode 5
11/21/1992

Like most of the episodes of Ren & Stimpy, there’s no context given or any kind of a backstory that sets up Ren and Stimpy finding themselves inside a wrestling ring opposite two large, roid-raging freaks. So let’s get right into it.

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