A Paperback edition by Box Brown in English (Apr 28, 2014)
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Draws from records about his life and anecdotes from his colleagues to chronicle the life of the seven-foot-four wrestler and actor, from the progression of his gigantism to his... Read more
Draws from records about his life and anecdotes from his colleagues to chronicle the life of the seven-foot-four wrestler and actor, from the progression of his gigantism to his memorable on-screen appearances.
Box Brown is an Ignatz Award-winning American cartoonist best known for the comic Bellen! and the winner of a Xeric Grant for the comic Love Is a Peculiar Type of Thing. A passionate proponent of the serial comics format, Brown runs the micropress Retrofit, dedicated to supporting independent serial comics' work. His recent books include Andre the Giant: Life and Legend. He is also a life-long professional wrestling fan.
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.
Tetris is as ubiquitous as blue jeans and as addictive as jelly beans. But did you ever wonder where it came from? Probably not: Most computer programs have fairly undramatic origin stories. Not Tetris.
Noah appears to lead a normal life. He works in a boring office surrounded by people that just 'don't get him'. But as a regular listener to extreme conspiracy podcasts he has built a bunker in the event that a supposedly safe meteor collides with the Earth. It does. The lone survivor, Noah is blas to the destruction around and settles into a life without work to pursue his passion: drawing...
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