Andre the Giant


Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer Mean Gene Okerlund

Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

He played the straight man to the wrestlers’ colorful personas, providing platforms to and playing off the likes of Hulk Hogan, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and Andre the Giant.https://youtu.be/xaE_6rRHmd0With his WWE contract not renewed, Okerlund was part of the the mass exodus of ‘80s talent that went to World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1993 - where[...]

WWE Downplays Hulk Hogan Appearance as Hulkster Denies Return Brother

WWE Downplays Hulk Hogan Appearance as Hulkster Denies Return, Brother

The company has released a statement to paywalled dirt sheet PWInsider about Hogan's upcoming appearance at the Andre the Giant documentary premiere, downplaying what it means for Hogan's future with the company. Hulk Hogan is an important part of Andre the Giant’s history, however, his appearance at tonight’s HBO premiere of the documentary and his plans[...]


Watch the Full Trailer for HBOs Andre the Giant Documentary

Watch the Full Trailer for HBO's Andre the Giant Documentary

HBO has released the full trailer for their upcoming eponymous documentary about Andre the Giant, Andre the Giant Directed by Jason Hehir and executive produced by Bill Simmons, the doc explores Andre's entire life, from his early days in France to his career as one of the most successful pro wrestlers of all time.Andre was[...]


Hulkamania Triumphant as WrestleMania 3 Venue Survives Attempted Demolition

Hulkamania Triumphant as WrestleMania 3 Venue Survives Attempted Demolition

In 1987, in front of 863 billion screaming Hulkamaniacs at the Pontiac Silverdome, the Immortal Hulk Hogan hefted the 2,000-pound Andre the Giant high above his head and slammed him down to the mat, etching forever into history one of pro wrestling's most memorable moments at WrestleMania 3.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwbaywz8QO0But in 2017, the Silverdome is scheduled for[...]

HBO Releases Trailer for André the Giant Documentary: André the Giant

HBO Releases Trailer for André the Giant Documentary: André the Giant

HBO has released a teaser trailer for their upcoming documentary about pro wrestling legend André the Giant. The documentar, directed by Jason Hehir and be executive produced by Bill Simmons, covers Andre's entire life and is said to feature "rare, unseen footage, photos, and interviews with the people who knew him best." The film, aptly titled André the […]


The New Day Reveals The Wrestlemania 33 Set

The New Day Reveals The Wrestlemania 33 Set

Austin AriesAndre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal (Kickoff Show): Mojo Rawley, Apollo Crews, Big Show, Curt Hawkins, Goldust, R-Truth, Epico, Primo, Curtis Axel, Jinder Mahal, Bo Dallas, Braun Strowman, Fandango, Tyler Breeze, Dolph Ziggler, Rhyno, Heath Slater, Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Mark Henry, Sin Cara, Titus O'Neil, Konnor, Viktor, Kalisto, Aiden[...]



Andre The Giant: Closer To Heaven &#8211 24 Trades Of Christmas

Andre The Giant: Closer To Heaven – 24 Trades Of Christmas

they don't usually match well to the format, but Andre The Giant: Closer to Heaven is the rare exception.Told in the first person, Andre takes us through his life of growing up on a farm in the 1950's, reaching six-foot tall by the age of twelve and being told that being as tall as he[...]

Wondercon 15 &#8211 The Writers Journey &#8211 Finish What You Start

Wondercon '15 – The Writers Journey – 'Finish What You Start'

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool CorrespondentModerator and host Eisner nominee Brandon Easton, who has worked on ThunderCats and the Andre the Giant biography, assembled a knowledgeable group of individuals to share their experiences in the panel titled The Writer’s Journey: Breaking into Comics and Hollywood Scriptwriting Joining Easton was Tony Puryear (Concrete Park,[...]

Orbiting Around Wayward POP Silver Surfer Sundowners GI Joe Vs. Transformers And Andre The Giant With Jamie Smart Of Moose Kid Comics

Orbiting Around Wayward, POP, Silver Surfer, Sundowners, GI Joe Vs. Transformers, And Andre The Giant With Jamie Smart Of Moose Kid Comics

[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/images/blog/The-Orbiting-Pod-Episode-163.mp3]Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London.They say: Welcome to Episode 163 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we stray off he path and go Wayward #1, check the charts for the latest POP #1, call it a night with Silver Surfer #5, talk it out with Sundowners #1, figure[...]

Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics

Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics

The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need".The cover will be $15 Online ($20 at the door) For tickets visit: https://dare2draw.eventbrite.com/Friday, May 23rd Locust Moon Comics, at 34 South 40th Street in Philadelphia, will be hosting a signing of Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, by creator Box Brown at 7PM They say: "Come on out and celebrate[...]

Andre Roussimoff The Man &#8211 Telling The True Story Of Andre The Giant

Andre Roussimoff, The Man – Telling The True Story Of Andre The Giant

So I was excited to receive a copy of Andre The Giant: Life and Legend, by Box Brown, a graphic novel from :01 First Second Books, due to be released May 6, 2014.Box Brown, who is best known for his Ignatz Award‑winning web-comic Bellen!, writes and draws the book as a lifelong fan of professional[...]