Updates On The Biographies For Andre The Giant & The Great Khali – Details


Zee News in India has a story about The Great Khali’s wrestling academy, Continental Wrestling Entertainment, which debuts in February 2016 with a two-day event in Uttarakhand.

— Penguin Books India will publish Khali’s official biography in November 2016. It was co-written by Vinit K. Bansal.

Khali said: “I am delighted to collaborate with a publisher of Penguin’s stature. I have found them extremely enthusiastic in their work and visionary in their outlook, which is perfect for a book of this nature. I look forward to a long & successful association with them.”

— Lion Forge Comics released their authorized graphic novel biography Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven last week. It was written by the Eisner-nominated Brandon Easton (ThunderCats, Marvel’s Agent Carter). It’s the story of Andre from a first-person perspective that he wrote with help from Andre’s daughter Robin Christensen-Roussimoff. It starts out on his childhood farm in the French countryside, goes through his WWF career and follows his popularity on TV and in film.

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