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The Shooting Star Press: The Masks Issue

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The Masks Issue pays tribute to the challengers and champions who have spent their careers competing under cowls. The cover illustration by Thomas J. Hughes depicts the mighty Vader, while elsewhere…

A poem by Angus Sinclair about the late, great El Santo can be found, alongside a portrait of the legendary luchador by Dave Merrell.

Thomas J. Hughes outlines how Tiger Mask went from being a character in a manga to a major competitor in NJPW. The piece is illustrated by Babycrow.

Greg Evans has penned an article about Mick Foley’s time as Mankind, illustrated by Matthew Daniel Swan.

Kevin McCaighy remembers the rise of lucha libre during the glory days of ECW in a piece illustrated by Bunny Bissoux.

Patrick W. Reed of Two Falls, Two Submissions or a Knockout conducts an interview with CHIKARA’s UltraMantis Black.

Risograph printed zine, 14.85 x 21 cm, 24 pages.

Printed by Hato Press. First published September 2013.