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10 WWE Superstar Gimmicks That Nearly Turned Out So Differently

17 November 2014 7:47 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


Have you ever taken a look at some of the great Superstars to come out of the 1990s and wondered where the ideas for their appearance came from? As it turns out, Vince McMahon utilized detailed conceptual drawings to iron out all of the details of each character before bringing them to life in the circus-like atmosphere that he created for his company during that decade. While the 1980s were still largely based in reality, with characters that fans invested themselves in, McMahon took it one step further in the ’90s, delivering characters that were over-the-top and cartoonish in nature. Everything from their names to their appearance was straight out of a D-level comic book, and even that may be generous.

In 2013, World Wrestling Entertainment’s official website released some of the early conceptual drawings of some of the most recognizable stars in the history of the business. »

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