From First Second
Posted by ICv2 on May 11, 2017 @ 5:50 am CT
Publisher: First Second
Release Date: 2/6/2018
Cover Price: $19.99
Creator: Box Brown
Format: 272 pgs., Black & White, Trade Paperback
Is This Guy For Real? is the graphic novel story of Andy Kaufman's quest to become a professional wrestler. Andy first had a successful career as a comedian and television actor but his dream of being a pro-wrestler was too strong. Did he work so hard to achieve fame through TV/comedy just to advance his pro-wrestling career? IS THIS GUY FOR REAL gets to the bottom of this. And the answer? He was for real.
In this excerpt, we see Andy going to a wrestling match as a young kid with his dad and brother. He's so excited to go that he hounds his father until he agrees, despite the traffic on the way to Long Island. Andy is so excited about the match and his energy lasts through the car ride home, even though he has school the next day and his dad is trying to calm him down. You can see in these pages Andy's love for pro-wrestling that will last his whole life.
Description of preview: 7 total pages (Title page and 6 interior pages).