(Editor's Note: I started this article/review about four weeks ago
and since then many of the products covered in this article have
sold-out or been discontinued. In that regard this piece becomes
more a review of the designs and their connection to popular culture.
Check products for availability.)
Back in the day, when I was just a little Strange, I was really into professional wrestling. While I drank up major brands like the upstart World Championship Wrestling and the notoriously violent Extreme Championship Wrestling I was always true-blue to the World Wrestling Federation. From the superhero characters of the golden era all the way to the assholes of the attitude era, I've always had a love for the titans of "sports entertainment" and most youths of the 80/90's can agree. I'm not sure what it's about males from my generation but we loved two things growing up: the WWF and Dragon Ball Z.
|Funny, I don't see any connections between the two.|
Eventually I grew bored of the storylines and moved on, but I still have all those nostalgic memories. Which is why when Electric Zombie revealed it's newest line I was transported straight back to my early days of attempting the sharpshooter leg hold on friends and peers (yep, we were those idiot kids who tried it at home). Thus, I'm proud to review: