Road to WrestleMania special: Get the Observers covering the first 20 WrestleManias


Road to Wrestlemania Special

Valid until Wrestlemania


$94.95* USD (Canada/USA) or $139.95**(International)


The 20 issues included in this special cover the first 20 Wrestlemania events:


April 15 '85; April 22 '86, April 6 '87, April 4 '88, April 10 '89,

April 9 '90, April 1 '91, April 13 '92, April 2 '93 & March 28 '94

April 10 ’95, April 8 ’96, March 31 ’97, April 6 ’98, April 5 ’99,

April 10 ’00, April 9 ’01, March 25 ’02, April 7 ’03, March 22 ‘04


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April 15/85 (26)                     Observer’s Final Issue (at least of the legal sized format with pic.’s)

Brody/Inoki cover               Top 75 Ratings

                                                Bruiser Brody jumps to NJPW

                                                WWF Wrestlemania I 3/31 card coverage

                                                Inside Japanese Wrestling

                                                Wrestling Notebook including

                                                -Flair vs Kevin Von Erich to headline 5/5 Texas Stadium

                                                -Duggan beats DiBiase in loser leaves town

                                                -Blackjack Mulligan arrives in Florida

                                                -Dusty Rhodes wins TV title from Tully Blanchard


April 22/86 (8)                       WWF Wrestlemania II 4/7 card coverage

                                                All eyes on Crockett Cup tag tournament at the Superdome

                                                Roddy Piper & Jesse Ventura both off six weeks to film movies

                                                Lawler wins Southern title from Dundee in a cage

                                                Top 15 Single, Top 10 Tag Team ratings


April 6/87 (18)**                  WWF Wrestlemania III 3/29 card coverage-Hogan pins Andre

Double issue price               Riki Choshu update

                                                Major controversy in St Louis: Bill Watts vs Kiel Auditorium

                                                UWF California tour not a financial success

                                                West Coast live reports

                                                Shinobu Kandori announces retirement

                                                Shiro Koshinaka & Keiji Muto win IWGP belts

                                                Leon White wins European version of world title vs Otto Wanz in Denver

                                                Owen Hart wins North American title from Makham Singh


April 4/88 (10)                       Wrestlemania IV 3/27 card coverage Randy Savage new WWF champ

NWA 3/27 Greensboro Clash of Champions I card coverage

Crockett in heavy negotiations with Ken Mantell of World Class

King Parsons wins World Class title from Kerry Von Erich

Bruiser Brody wins International title from Jumbo Tsuruta               

Oregon State commission has public hearing

Eddie Gilbert new booker of Continental Wrestling


April 10/89 (10)                     NWA fires George Scott as booker, gives a committee the book

                                                WWF Wrestlemania V & WCW Rajun Cajun Clash 4/2 card coverages

                                                Biggest news in Japan is behavior of fans in Tokyo

                                                Master of Pain wins CWA belt from Lawler

WWF drops Bockwinkle, Morales and Grizzly Smith as agents



April 9/90 (10)                       Wrestlemania VI 4/1 card coverage-Ultimate Warrior wins WWF title

                                                Things seem to have settled down in NWA

                                                Midnight Express update

                                                Jeff Bowdren’s “Best circuits of the decade”

                                                Superstar Billy Graham interview by John Arezzi    


April 1/91 (10)                       Wrestlemania VII 3/24 card coverage-Hogan wins title from Slaughter

                                                Cauliflower Alley club report

                                                Fujinami wins WCW title from Flair 3/21 in Japan-Flair leaves with belt

                                                Steiners win IWGP belts from Hase & Sasaki

                                                Lawler wins USWA title from Terry Funk


April 13/92 (10)                     Wrestlemania VIII 4/15 card coverage – Savage wins WWF title from Flair

                                                Roddy Piper refutes scandal charges

                                                “Now it Can be Told” WWF & sex scandal feature coverage

                                                Superstar Graham files lawsuit vs WWF

                                                Phil Mushnick blasted by Steve Planamenta

                                                WBF debuts   


April 12/93 (10)                     Wrestlemania IX 4/4 card coverage- Yokozuna wins WWF belt from Bret Hart

                                                                then loses to Hogan

                                                AJ women 25th anniversary All Star Dream Slam 4/2 card coverage

                                                Smoky Mountain Wrestling 4/2 card coverage

                                                4/2 Hollie & Lacey Atkinsson benefit card coverage      

Lots of debuts in WWF

March 28/94 (10)                  Wrestlemania X 3/28 card coverage-Bret Hart wins WWF title from Yokozuna

                                                Cactus Jack loses ear in match vs Vader in Germany

                                                Vince McMahon drops lawsuit vs Phil Mushnick

                                                Tonya Harding update

                                                AJPW TV situation gets worse

                                                Satoru Sayama to return to the ring

                                                Brian Pillman contract up in the air in WCW


April 10/95 (24)**                Wrestlemania XI 4/2 card coverage-Owen Hart & Yokozuna win tag belts

Double issue price              Weekly Pro Wrestling Tokyo 4/2 card coverage

                                                All sorts of shakeups in WCW over the past 10 days

                                                Much speculation on Steve Williams status after missing AJPW tour                        

                                                AJ women 3/26 card coverage-Manami Toyota wins WWWA title

                                                Vader stripped of US title

                                                Razor Ramone wins USWA title from Bill Dundee


April 8/96 (12)                       Wrestlemania XII 3/31card coverage - Michaels wins WWF title from Bret Hart

                                                Bret Hart’s future in WWF in jeopardy

                                                Complete Peace Festival card to be announced next week

                                                AJ women 3/31 Yokohama Arena card coverage

                                                Mankind & Marc Mero debut on WWF TV


March 31/97 (12)                  Scott Hall checks into rehab

                                                Wrestlemania XIII 3/23 card coverage-Undertaker wins WWF title            

                                                Giant Baba able to get Steve Williams into Japan-even with drug charge

                                                AJ women Queendom 97 results

                                                Major injuries on latest Michinoku Pro tour

                                                Bret Hart takes back what he said about Flair on Toronto radio show


April 6/98 (16)                       Wrestlemania XIV 3/29 card coverage -Austin wins WWF title

                                                                Terry Funk & Cactus Jack win WWF belts from New Age Outlaws

                                                Sean Waltman signed by WWF

                                                Single most influential pro wrestler of modern era about to have final match

                                                La Tigresa arrested in Puerto Rico for trafficking

                                                Meticulously booked AJPW Champion Carnival screwed up by Taue injury

                                                Art Davie letter to NHB fans hilights


April 5/99 (18)                       Wrestlemania XV 3/28 card coverage-Steve Austin regains WWF title

                                                Review of the 3/30 ESPN show

                                                McMahon controversy from Fox on Sports show appears to be cleared up

                                                Kurt Von Hess passes away

                                                Complete Idiots to Pro Wrestling book review

                                                Lots behind the scenes on Bret Hart quitting angle from Toronto Nitro



April 10/00 (18)                     Wrestlemania XVI 4/2 card coverage-Angle loses IC & European titles

                                                NBC announced as 50% owners of XFL

                                                Highlights of Vince Russo on WCW Live

                                                McMahon comes out in favor of regulation of extreme wrestling in New Jersey

                                                California getting into debates of rules for MMA legalization

                                                Wrestling Title Histories book review

                                                Court TV “Wrestling with Death” documentary review





April 9/01 (18)                       Wrestlemania X-Seven 4/1 card coverage- Austin wins WWF belt from Rock     

                                                Fate of WCW talent (aside from the 24 whose contracts were picked up)

                                                Proposed new rules for MMA in New Jersey

                                                EMLL first PPV 3/30 card coverage-Pero Aguayo loses hair to Universo 2000

                                                Pride 13 more detailed coverage

Wrestling loses many veterans this week-Johnny Red Shoes Dugan, Rolando Vera, Benny McCrary, Ozzie Timmins & Jack Wilson pass away

120 out of 140 WCW employees let go in one fell swoop




March 25/02 (12)                  Wrestlemania X-8 3/17 card coverage-HHH wins WWF title from Jericho

Where Wrestlemania X-8 stands in all time records

                                                Vince gives his side of Hart negotiations to Toronto Sun

                                                Zero One 3/2 card coverage

                                                Norm Kimber passes away

                                                Riot breaks out at Ultimate Athlete MMA show on 3/16


April 7/03 (12)                       Wrestlemania 19 3/30 card coverage-perhaps Steve Austin’s final match

                                                Mirko Cro Cop knocks out Bob Sapp in 1:24 in K-1 3/30

                                                Tito Ortiz appears and is mentioned on Wrestlemania-rumors flying

                                                Satoshi Kojima wins AJPW Champion Carnival tournament

                                                NJPW competitors for 5/2 show are told some matches will be shoots



March 22/04(12)                   After successful Wrestlemania-uncharted waters ahead

                                                The business of Wrestlemania

                                                WWE Brand shakeup to happen

                                                Wrestlemania 3/14 card coverage-Benoit wins world title

                                                Bob Sapp looking stronger than ever after 2 years as Japan phenomenon

                                                ROH draws company’s largest crowd ever on 3/13

                                                Kensuke Sasaki wins IWGP title from Hiro Tenzan

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