Andre The Giant: Closer To Heaven

Andre The Giant: Closer To Heaven

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"A surprisingly touching narrative that reveals a new side to Andre 'The Giant' Roussimoff. . . . With a voice and tone perfectly matched to Andre's demeanor, Easton's writing brings Andre back to life." - Brutal Gamer

Lion Forge Comics is proud to present this amazing story of a man who turned a curse into a blessing. Written by 2014 Eisner Award-nominee Brandon M. Easton with gorgeous artwork by Denis Medri, this unprecedented biography of Andre the Giant charts his earliest days on his family's farm, to his enormously successful runs in
Japan, to his heated feuds with the biggest wrestling stars of all time, to his memorable turns in Hollywood TV and cinema and to his darkest moments caused by excessive substance abuse.


Based on testimony from Andre's friends and colleagues - including his daughter Robin -
this is the story you've never been told about Andre "the Giant"
Roussimoff.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941302149
Publisher: Lion Forge
Publication date: 06/14/2016
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 1,199,737
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

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Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GratefulGrandma More than 1 year ago
I have been a wrestling fan for a long time and remember the feud between Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan. I also know how much respect many of the wrestlers have for Andre the Giant. This graphic novel was relatively short but with a lot of information. I did not really know the story of Andre and was actually a little teary during a couple of sections in this story. Andre Roussimoff made the best of a bad situation. He was a huge boy and man who tried to make a living the best way he could. I enjoyed reading about his journey, his daughter, his struggles and his triumphs. The forward from his daughter was very touching. I would recommend this book to any wrestling fan and to those who like biographies. Younger readers might need a little background information before reading this story, but I think they would enjoy it as well. I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.