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I’ve been following HEAT for the better part of 2011 from the Official HEAT website. I’ve found myself enjoying the comic for various different reasons, so I was ecstatic when author Jeff Martin offered me a review copy of the first collected volume of the series. I must say, having the entire volume to read at once adds an entirely new level of enjoyment to the series. You can tell from the first few pages …

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Professional Wrestling fiction is one area of artistic expression that I believe still holds a lot of untapped potential. There was Hulk Hogan’s “Rock n’ Wrestling” and Ultimate Muscle: The Kinnikuman Legacy” (which I still want to see), but not a whole lot else besides a webcomic here and there. Michael Kingston’s “Headlocked” comic book series aims to fill in a portion of the professional wrestling fiction gap. He’s worked with legends like Jerry “The …

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I consider the Legion of Doom, or the Road Warriors, the greatest tag team in the history of professional wrestling. They weren’t the most technical, they didn’t have the widest array of moves, but they defined the term “beast mode”. Anyone who reads my reviews knows I don’t rate squash matches too highly, but I still enjoy them, and no one squashes quite as well as the LOD. They had the best team finish in …

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