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The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor - Robert Kirkman, Jay Bonansinga
The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
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Winner of the 2011 Diamond Gem Award for Trade Book of the YearIn the Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice: whether it’s forcing prisoners to battle zombies in an arena for... show more
Winner of the 2011 Diamond Gem Award for Trade Book of the YearIn the Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice: whether it’s forcing prisoners to battle zombies in an arena for the townspeople’s amusement, or chopping off the appendages of those who cross him. The Governor was voted “Villain of the Year” by Wizard magazine the year he debuted, and his story arc was the most controversial in the history of the Walking Dead comic book series. Now, for the first time, fans of The Walking Dead will discover how The Governor became the man he is, and what drove him to such extremes.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780312547738 (0312547730)
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
Series: The Governor Series (#1)
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
I've read most of the comics and watched all of the show. I wasn't really interested in reading the Governor's story, but I'm surprised by this. I liked it more than I assumed I would. Also his story isn't what I was expecting. You never know how someone will change or what personality is going ...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Still Hate Him!
Having read the Walking Dead comics through volume 21 and watched the series on DVD (so I'm always one season behind--no spoilers, please), I already hated the Governor. When I first saw The Rise of the Governor in my library, I didn't feel that motivated to read it, because I HATE THAT GUY. But t...
kleeblattsbuecherblog
kleeblattsbuecherblog rated it
5.0 Rise of the Governor
Philip Blake versucht zusammen mit seinem Bruder Brian, seiner Tochter Penny und zwei Freunden vor dem Grauen zu fliehen, dass die Menschheit seit Kurzem bedroht. Schreckliche Wesen, die sich auf Menschenfleisch stürzen, verfolgen sie. Nur kurze Zeiten bleiben ihnen zur Erholung, bis sie wieder eing...
Magnus booklog
Magnus booklog rated it
I was stunned by this book. I simply love the walking dead. Both the series and the comics but this was the first time I got hold of a book describing it more closely. This story got hold of me from start to finnish. And what an end! I can really recommend Rise of the Governor to all fans of The ...
KB Loves Books
KB Loves Books rated it
5.0 The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
OMG ... after watching the tv series first, the twist at the end of this books is great! I just have so many questions now. why? That is the biggest question. I love this book. I cannot wait to read the next book.
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