This Classic Wrestling Moment was initially going to be about Mad Doc Crockett’s Galactic Wrestling debut, but after drawing that one I shuffled it to CWM #7 and drew this one to replace it, since it does a better job of setting up the next chapter.
Dusty Trails is a pretty blatant Dusty Rhodes parody, whose origin lies in a literal interpretation of the name of Dusty Rhodes’ trademark “bionic elbow”. What better way to sci-fi it up than to make it an actual bionic elbow? It also makes the move seem a lot more dangerous.
I considered using this one as a trivia contest, but it’s REALLY obvious.
On Saturday: Chapter 6 begins with a look at Dick’s prison cell.