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Stan 'The Man' Stasiak - Yay Or Nay For The Hall of Fame

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome to The Basement… 

And it’s Wednesday, so time for Yay or Nay for the Hall of Fame…

Also, apparently I’m a ‘neckbeard’ because I sport a ‘Fedora’ and tend to let my facial hair grow for long periods of times… the internet is a weird place... imagine if I wore my glasses, I'd be called a 'hipster'.

Any way, Last week, I went over the case of Ivan Koloff, who transitioned the WWWF Championship from Bruno Sammartino to Pedro Morales… this week, I’ll be looking at the case of Stan The Man Stasiak… who transitioned the same championship from Morales BACK to Sammartino. For those wondering, it had all to do with population at the time, Sammartino was big with the Italians, and Morales with the Puerto Ricans, and Sammrtino was a bigger star…wrestling can be strange like that.


From what I can find out, the man who would be ‘The Man’, is said to have debuted in 1958, but the earliest records I can find of him wrestling is in 1959 he was seen a lot Sasatchew…

Advice On How To Shop For Comics!

Hello and Welcome to The Basement...

As some have noticed over the past few months, my comic book collection ranges over a large period of time, but there is that question of: How does one shop for comics these days, for either new or old material?

Well as I tend to mention on Sundays, Comixology often has the digital versions of a lot of the stuff I review... but what if you want physical copies of comics? Yeah that's a tricky one to cover ain't it?

Obviously the first answer is to see if you have a comic book store in your area, and figure out how easily you can get it to via car or public transportation (Your situation may obviously vary). If you have a comic book shop that you can get too without too much hassle with traffic (or spending on bus fare), congrats, you got a perfect location to stay up to date on all the current comics and probably have a good location to browse long boxes for older material (this obviously depends on the stores' policies).

Now what if yo…