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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 3: What We Deserve (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Give No Shelter is the third and final episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-part episodic miniseries from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thronesbased on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. Can Michonne protect an innocent family from Norma and the vengeful Monroe crew while coming to terms with the haunting loss of her daughters? Only you can decide…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Erin Yvette (Snow White, The Wolf Among Us)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed The Wolf Among Us: Episode One – Faith (PC) in October 2013, writing how “the voice acting, as is to be expected by now from a Telltale Games production, is world-class.” With Episode Two just around the corner, AMO is absolutely delighted to follow on from our recent interview with Bigby Wolf voice actor Adam Harrington with an exclusive online interview with Erin Yvette, the up-and-coming voice actor behind Snow White!

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GAME REVIEW – The Wolf Among Us: Episode One – Faith (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Wolf Among Us: Episode One – Faith (PC) is the opening instalment of a brand new episodic adventure game series from Telltale Games, the creators of AMO’s pick for Game of the Year 2012 The Walking Dead: The Game. Based on the long-established, award-winning comic book series Fables by Bill Willingham and licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the game puts players in control of Bigby Wolf, a man once upon a time more infamously known as The Big Bad Wolf. As Bigby, who is now the sheriff of a hidden community of mythical creatures and characters in New York City, a murder mystery must be solved and a killer brought to justice before heads start to roll – literally. This ain’t no fairy tale…

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BOOK REVIEW – Lenore: Swirlies by Roman Dirge (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Lenore, The Cute Little Dead Girl is a series of dark comedy comics created by Roman Dirge. Lenore Volume 1 consisted of Noogies (Issues 1-4), Wedgies (Issues 5-8) and Cooties (Issues 9-12), all published by Titan Books in the UK. Lenore Volume 2 begins with Lenore: Swirlies, a new collection of the creepy and hilarious comic strip, which was released in August 2012 – just in time to celebrate Lenore’s 20th Anniversary!

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BOOK REVIEW – Batman: Knightfall (Volume 1)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Batman: Knightfall (Volume 1) collects Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special #1, Batman #491-500, Detective Comics #659-666, Showcase ’93 #7-8 and Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18. Launched by Titan Books in the UK two months prior to the release of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, this collected edition gives readers the chance to discover how Bane – the only villain to have ‘broken’ the Batman – was introduced in the comics.

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BOOK REVIEW – Batman Versus Bane by Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Batman Versus Bane collects Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1, Batman: Bane of the Demon #1-4, and three two-page origin stories taken from 52 #46 and Countdown #4 and 7. With Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film The Dark Knight Rises fast approaching, Titan Books offers fans both old and new alike the chance to delve into the history of one of Batman’s most dangerous adversaries, Bane.

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BOOK REVIEW – FOOTPRINTS #3 & #4 by Joey Esposito and Jonathan Moore (Comic)

By Marty Mulrooney

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FOOTPRINTS is a creator-owned comic book mini-series written by Joey Esposito (the Comics Editor for IGN) with art from Jonathan Moore (FUBAR). An inventive twist on the noir genre, FOOTPRINTS stars Mr Foot, aka Bigfoot, as a world-weary detective trying to find out who killed his brother, Yeti, in a cryptozoological mystery that spans decades. FOOTPRINTS #3 & #4 comprise the penultimate and final instalments of the comic book series that AMO recently pronounced Best Comic/Graphic Novel of 2011.

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