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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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BOOK REVIEW – FOOTPRINTS #2 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. In FOOTPRINTS #2, we learn more about Yeti’s past and his relationship with his brother as the plot continues to thicken and more heads roll…

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BOOK REVIEW – Victorian Undead: Sherlock Holmes vs Zombies (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Victorian Undead: Sherlock Holmes vs Zombies is a graphic novel written by Ian Edgington with artwork by Tom Mandrake. Originally published as a six-issue mini-series, it offers a mash-up of genres, pitting classic literary figure Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Watson against a zombie outbreak – and their old nemesis Professor Moriarty – in 1898 London.

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BOOK REVIEW – FOOTPRINTS #1 by Joey Esposito and Jonathan Moore (Comic)

By Marty Mulrooney

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FOOTPRINTS is an independent comic book 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. Read on to find out AMO’s verdict and read FOOTPRINTS #1 absolutely free!

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

By Marty Mulrooney

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Lenore, The Cute Little Dead Girl is a comic series created by Roman Dirge, inspired by the poem ‘Lenore’ by Edgar Alan Poe. Lenore is – quite literally – a cute little dead girl who lives in a place called Nevermore with her collection of extremely odd friends. Lenore: Cooties collects issues 9, 10, 11 and 12 of Lenore’s original comic, now digitally remastered and recoloured by Roman Dirge.

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FILM REVIEW – Tamara Drewe

By John Fanning (Guest Writer)

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Tamara Drewe, based on Posy Simmonds’ Guardian comic strip and graphic novel of the same name, is the latest in what looks to be an interminable line of films making the jump from glossy page to screen. It’s not your usual adaptation though: this one may as well have been called “A Romp in the Country”. With a plot loosely derived from Thomas Hardy’s Far From The Madding Crowd, Stephen Frears’ (High Fidelity, The Queen) latest offering is a bourgeois bonkfest.

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