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Every week, PWTorch VIP members gain access to a new vintage PDF back issue of PWTorch Newsletter from 20 years ago. These issues have not been distributed in any way for 20 years since they were originally published; they have never been posted online before. They include the beginning of the news-making, barrier-breaking "Torch Talk" interview series, the first insider interview series in pro wrestling history.

#162, cover-dated February 27, 1992: The Cover Story headline reads "WCW issues official steroid policy"... Pg. 2 features Wade Keller's report on the Super Ladies Showdown event in Rochester, Minn... Pgs. 3-4 feature the Torch Newswire with follow-up on the DEA drug raid of a WWF locker room and news from WCW, USWA, and more... Pgs. 5-7 features Bruce Mitchell's feature column titled "WCW's Blueprint To Success"... Pg. 8 features Ringside Beat house show reports including the WWF in Salt Lake City, WCW in Norfolk, the WWF in Torbay, Canada, the WWF in Uniondale, N.Y., the USWA in Nashville, WCW in Baltimore, and more with main evevnts including Rick Rude, Steve Austin, Jeff Jarrett, Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, Undertaker, Sid, and more... Pgs. 10-11 features reader letters including Dave Scherer responding to Eric Krol's column on Japan, plus a guest commentary titled "Steroid Pressure in Training Camp - First-Hand Account," and a reader Top Ten List of the things Hulk Hogan has yet to be accused of... Pg. 12 features Keller's BBL previewing WCW SuperBrawl...

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