Andre the Giant: Life and Legend


Main Details
Date 2014
Location of Publication New York, NY
Genre Biography
Format Trade Paperback
Type Original Graphic Novel
Page Count 240
Language English
  • ISBN — 978-1-59643-851-4
  • UPC — 9 781596 438514 51799
Notes Andre Roussimoff is known as both the lovable giant in The Princess Bride and a heroic pro-wrestling figure. He was a normal guy who'd been dealt an extraordinary hand in life. At his peak, he weighed 500 pounds and stood nearly seven and a half feet tall. But the huge stature that made his fame also signed his death warrant.

Box Brown brings his great talents as a cartoonist and biographer to this phenomenal new graphic novel. Drawing from historical records about Andre's life as well as a wealth of anecdotes from his colleagues in the wrestling world, including Hulk Hogan, and his film co-stars (Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, etc), Brown has created in Andre the Giant, the first substantive biography of one of the twentieth century's most recognizable figures.


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