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Tagged Classics: Just The Reviews By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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History of Wrestling presents a bumper pack featuring all of the reviews from Volume 1 & 2 of their highly successful Complete WWF Video Guide series. This no-frills super guide breaks down the... More > books into the tapes and the scores, nothing more. No bios, artwork or awards, just raw ranting and raving about the best and worst of the WWF from 1985-1993, in no less than HALF A MILLION words. Read about the all-time classic matches and revel in the despair the writers go through covering some of the very worst. All of the major stars from the WWF's boom period are featured, and all three writers (James Dixon, Arnold Furious and Lee Maughan) have plenty to say about all of them. For a fun mixture of facts, opinions, previously unknown information and a host of interesting points and debates, look no further. If you loved wrestling in the 80s and 90s, you have come to the right place.< Less
The Raw Files: 1993 By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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The team at www.historyofwrestling.info who brought you The Complete WWF Video Guide series, are back with this companion piece taking you through the first year of the WWF/E's flagship show: Monday... More > Night Raw. We cover every angle, segment and match in detail, and offer plenty of thoughts and interesting facts along the way. The book is written and presented in the usual HOW style, with various awards, match and show lists and a host of star ratings for fans to debate at will. Learn about Friar Ferguson's ill-fated debut, 1-2-3 Kid's shocking upset victory, Lex Luger's sudden babyface turn, Vince McMahon's hatred for Barney The Dinosaur ticket scalpers, Rob Bartlett, superstars while they were still jobbers to the stars, Randy Savage's vicious rant about Hulk Hogan, Brutus Beefcake's parents and the wrestling blowjob, plus much, much more in an action packed, fun-filled 100 page, 80,000 word tome.< Less
The Complete WWF Video Guide Volume I By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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The complete guide to every WWF VHS release from 1985-1989, with full reviews of every tape, alternative wrestler bios, exclusive artwork by Bob Dahlstrom, awards, match ratings, and much, much more.
The Raw Files: 1994 By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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The team at www.historyofwrestling.info are back with the second in their series documenting every episode of WWF Monday Night Raw, year by year. We cover every angle, segment and match in detail,... More > and offer plenty of thoughts and interesting facts along the way. The book is written and presented in the usual HOW style, with various awards, match and show lists and a host of star ratings for fans to debate at will. Learn about Tatanka's ill-advised heel turn, the madness of the Macho Man on commentary, the WWF's struggle to come to terms with the departure of key stars as the New Generation took hold, Vince McMahon's obsession with Roseanne Barr, Chris Kanyon and the Hardy Boyz as enhancement talent, the rise to prominence of the 1-2-3 Kid and Bob Backlund locking the Crossface Chicken-wing on everyone in sight. Plus much, much more in an action packed, fun-filled 100 page, 70,000 word + tome.< Less
The Raw Files: 1995 By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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The team at www.historyofwrestling.info are back with the third in their series documenting every episode of WWF Monday Night Raw, year by year. We cover every angle, segment and match in detail,... More > and offer plenty of thoughts and facts along the way. The book is written and presented in the usual HOW style, with various awards, match and show lists and a host of star ratings for fans to debate at will. This time, we even have graphs! Learn about the wrestling half cow, half man; witness the birth of the Monday Night Wars; despair at the booking of some of WWF's biggest shows, but see how we would fix them; see the start of the slow morph from New Generation to Attitude; be baffled by the very existence of Kama; wonder aloud why Owen Hart was jobbed into midcard hell; see the debut of Triple H and relive Shawn Michaels' ascent to the pinnacle of the WWF in classic matches and angles. Plus much, much more in an action packed, fun-filled 100 page, 80,000 word + tome. Our biggest Raw book yet.< Less
The Complete WWF Video Guide Volume II By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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An invaluable resource for any wrestling fan of the era. The second in the series. This is the complete guide to every WWF VHS release from 1990-1993, with full reviews of every tape, alternative... More > wrestler bios, exclusive artwork by Bob Dahlstrom, awards, match ratings, and much, much more.< Less
The Complete WWF Video Guide Volume IV By James Dixon, Arnold Furious, Lee Maughan
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An incredible, definitive and thoroughly in depth resource for any wrestling fan of the era or wrestling in general. The fourth in the series from www.historyofwrestling.info. This is the complete... More > guide to every WWF VHS release from July 1996 through to the end of Vince Russo's reign of terror in October 1999. As well as full reviews of every tape in the now famous HoW part-fact/part-observations/part-rant style, there are also detailed awards for the best and worst performers from the era, star ratings for every match, exclusive art an bios and a list of all the best matches from the era. Including: Montreal Screwjob Vince Russo's booking The birth of the Attitude Era The rise of The Rock Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling (yes... really) Steve Austin saying bad words Breasts! Some of the worst tapes ever released... ...and some of the best! This is the best volume yet and once again is stuffed to the gills with facts, opinions and cockamamie theories.< Less
Superstar Series: The Hart Foundation By James Dixon et al.
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The ultimate guide to legendary WWF tag team The Hart Foundation. This book features full reviews of over 150 Hart Foundation matches, the majority of which are exclusive to this book. From PPV to TV... More > to house shows and specials, everything available featuring the duo teaming is covered in the trademark History of Wrestling style. As well as chronological reviews, there are also the usual star ratings, random musings, facts and behind the scenes stories. Not only that, but there is also an exhaustive and exclusive list of every known Hart Foundation match to ever take place. A must have for all fans of the team!< Less
The Complete WWF Video Catalogue: The Ultimate Collector's Checklist By James Dixon et al.
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You have been asking for it, so here it is! Finally, you can now keep track of your WWF and WWE VHS collection with this handy book. Featuring a complete full colour checklist for every release for... More > both NTSC and PAL formats, and with some releases you probably don't even know exist. Not only is there space to tick off the tapes you own, but there is also a wishlist to write what you need and an exhaustive listing of every tape release for both formats, so you never need to wonder if you are missing something again. Nothing on the internet is close to this, as every list out there misses stuff off or has things listed wrongly (believe us, we have checked) but this is definitive. * Please note, there is no review content or summary of any tapes in this book, it is merely designed as a collector's guide to accompany our other releases.< Less
The Raw Files: 1997 By James Dixon et al.
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The team at www.historyofwrestling.info are back with the fifth in their series documenting every episode of WWF Monday Night Raw, year by year. We cover every angle, segment and match in detail,... More > and offer plenty of thoughts and facts along the way. The book is written and presented in the usual HOW style, with various awards, match lists and a host of star ratings for fans to debate at will. New this time are additional awards, a Hall of Shame covering the bouts to avoid, some of the better promos fully transcribed and a bonus additional "Shotgun Files" book contained within! It is also easily the biggest Raw Files yet, coming it at approximately 170,000 words! Learn about one of the most tumultuous years in WWF history, with the formation of the Hart Foundation; the fallout from the Montreal Screwjob; the further rise of Steve Austin and The Rock; surprise appearances and returns; an invasion from ECW; legendary promos and angles and so much more!< Less