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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Graham Annable (Cartoonist/Animator/Illustrator)

By Marty Mulrooney

AnnableBioPic Graham Annable is a renowned cartoonist and animator living in Portland, Oregon. He is the creator of Grickle and has most recently been working at Laika Entertainment, where he storyboarded for the feature film Coraline. Previously, he had a long and illustrious career at LucasArts working on such classic videogames as The Curse Of Monkey Island, and was also the creative director at Telltale Games during the company’s first AnnableBioPic02year. As of late, he has been helping Telltale Games create their first ‘pilot’  videogame based on the Grickle universe, entitled ‘Puzzle Agent.’ A collection of selected Grickle material entitled ‘The Book Of Grickle’ has also recently been released to critical acclaim. It is therefore with great pleasure that I am now able to present a special interview between myself and Mr Graham Annable!

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GAME REVIEW – Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Episode 2 – The Tomb Of Sammun-Mak

By Marty Mulrooney

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Those wonderful individuals at Telltale Games have done it again! The new series of Sam & Max started out strong with the release of Episode 1: The Penal Zone last month, but I never imagined in a million years that Episode 2 would trump that prior outing so quickly. Yet, with The Tomb Of Sammun-Mak, they may well have done just that. Ladies and gentleman, the bar for this brand new series featuring our favourite crime solving anthropomorphic dog and his hyperkinetic rabbity thing sidekick has just been raised!

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GAME REVIEW – Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Episode 1 – The Penal Zone

By Marty Mulrooney

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Telltale return to our PC monitors (and also our iPads, PS3s and Macs!) with Sam & Max Season 3: The Devils Playhouse. Episode 1, entitled The Penal Zone, is being released today and quite a few things have changed since we last saw the dynamic duo in action.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Steve Purcell (Creator Of Sam & Max)

By Marty Mulrooney

SteveKittyCU Steve Purcell is an American artist, cartoonist and film/game designer. Perhaps most important of all though, he is also the creator of the hugely popular characters Sam & Max, who have featured in a wide variety of media products over the years including comic books, a TV show and now a return to gaming with their third Season from Telltale Games, launching tomorrow (15th April 2010). He also works at Pixar. What better time to speak to this hugely talented artist and designer? I was recently lucky enough to be able to track Mr Purcell down and pick his brain for the pleasure of AMO’s readers… he even provided us with some fantastic artwork too!

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