Andre the Giant


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Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer “Mean” Gene Okerlund

Beloved WWE announcer and Hall of Fame member “Mean” Gene Okerlund, created some wonderful memories for wrestling fans through his near five decades in the grappling world. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. https://t.co/DyPiEiVLoV — WWE (@WWE) […]

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WWE Downplays Hulk Hogan Appearance as Hulkster Denies Return, Brother

WWE is testing the waters for an eventual Hulk Hogan return, but they’re only dipping their toes in the tiniest bit. 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 […]


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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 […]

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The Weekly Static s01e17: Sad King, Missing Thrones, No Easter, and More!

I’m only twenty-three for another hour, give or take, but I’m a fan of yours and I need a good mistake. I’m not a sinner or preacher, all I have is slight of hand. I do magic tricks for… The Weekly Static! Whether it’s “welcome” or “welcome back,” it’s great to have you join us as […]

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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. But in 2017, the Silverdome is scheduled […]

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, hosts of this Sundays Wrestlemania 33, have posted a video to You Tube introducing us to this years set, The Ultimate Thrill Ride. The final card, as of now, for this Sunday’s big show: WWE Universal Title: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Goldberg WWE Title: Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Randy Orton Raw Women’s […]

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On This Day In Pop Culture For March 29

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 29, the 88th day of the year: 1871- Royal Albert […]



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

In my quest to find good trades and graphic novels to give as Christmas gifts, this one came to mind fairly quickly. Andre Roussimoff may not be a household name, but if you add his moniker of ‘The Giant’, then suddenly everyone knows of whom you speak. I can think of only a handful of […]

Wondercon ’15 – The Writers Journey – ‘Finish What You Start’

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Moderator 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 […]

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 […]

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

Wednesday, May 21st Carmine Street Comics, at 34 Carmine Street in New York will host a Sina Grace signing from 5 to 8PM to sign the new issue of Burn the Orphanage as well as other works. Wednesday, May 21st A Black Feather Falls: Book Two Launch and Post-TCAF Hangout will be hosted by creator […]

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

By Joshua Stone I have been collecting and reading comic books for over 30 years now. There is only one fandom that I have been a part of longer than comics books, and that is Professional Wrestling. When I was five years old, I would sit on my Grandpa’s lap on Saturday mornings and watch […]