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20 Years Ago PWTorch Back Issue: Jarrett buys into World Class, Columns, News, Comics, Match Reports, Rankings

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The latest Torch Newsletter "20 Years Ago" back issue has just been converted to PDF format and is now available to Torch VIP Members in the "Access Torch Archives" section. It is Torch Newsletter #28 from 20 years ago (cover-dated October 20, 1988). VIP members can access the complete Torch Back issue by clicking here, or just click on the VIP Feature Jump Menu and select 1988 Torch Back Issues.

This issue leads with the Torch Newsbreakers reporting the headlines of the week on the Road Warriors turning heel, the AWA's return to Minnesota, Jerry Jarrett buying into World Class, Paul E. Dangerously negotiating with the AWA, and more... Wade Keller's "Hot News" features a breaking story on Lex Luger... Page 2 features "Keller's Komments" and "Reader Rhetoric"... Page 3 features the "If I Became Booker..." feature by Wade Keller and two readers... Page 4 features "Ringside Beat" with Wade Keller's PWA match report and a reader report on the WWF in Omaha, plus Bill Kunkel's "Wrestling Potshots" comic... Page 5 features columns by Ray Whebbe (on Bruiser Brody's murder) and Mick Karch, plus "The Wrestling Image" comic by Wade Keller... Pg. 6 features the Torch Newswire with a headline on the SuperClash events, Jerry Jarrett buying into World Class, and more... Pg. 7 features video reviews on Pro Wrestling USA and the PWA, plus Quotebook with Jesse Ventura comparing his style to Owen Hart!... Page 8 features a "History Lesson" flashback and the Torch Singles and Tag Team Rankings by Mick Karch...

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