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Wrestling Comic Book Covers – Marvel Comics

Here’s a list of Marvel’s best wrestling comic book covers.

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Love

Netflix

Bertie’s Birthday
Season 3, Episode 5
3/9/2018

Netflix’s Love was a great anti-romantic comedy series made even better by having their own wrestling episode.

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Weird Science

Hulu

“Men in Tights”
Season 4, Episode 2
1/13/1996

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Saved by the Bell

NBC

“Pinned to the Mat”
Season 1, Episode 9
10/14/1989

Ever wondered what a Latino Hulk Hogan in cheetah print would look like? Well, wonder no more.

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Rumble

Rumble-LogoI know not all British sitcoms are going to beĀ Fawlty Towers, The Young Ones, Peep Show, The Office, or even The IT Crowd, but who knew England could give the U.S. a run for its money when it comes to producing dumbed-down tripe. Rumble is not only offensive to British sitcoms, but sitcoms in general and, more specifically, to professional wrestling.

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Scrubs

scrubs-logo“My Fifteen Minutes”
Season 1, Episode 8
11/15/2001

Scrubs was a great show. Its use of flashbacks and day dreaming, fantasy sequences were a large part of the reason why it was great. What made it even better was this episode in which Zach Braff’s character, J.D., goes full-on 80’s wrestler in a wrestling promo fantasy sequence.

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Art of Gimmickry

The Native American Wrestler

IMG_3038In keeping with the theme of having themed Art of Gimmickry posts, today’s post will feature the Native American gimmick in honor of this past Thanksgiving Day. While few actually achieved national prominence, the reason why the Native American wrestler has been a staple in the media’s representation of stereotypical wrestling gimmicks is because back in the day it seems every damn territory had someone working a Native American gimmick. Whether they actually belonged to a tribe or not.

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