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The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor and The Road to Woodbury

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Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga's thrilling New York Times bestsellers –Rise of the Governor and The Road to Woodbury– are combined to reveal the origin of the most ruthless villain in The Walking Dead Universe!

In 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 jus
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Paperback, 624 pages
Published November 25th 2014 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Tamra Lockard
Jan 25, 2015 Tamra Lockard rated it it was ok
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Kevin
Nov 02, 2015 Kevin rated it really liked it
As a disclaimer, I won a copy of this book via a giveaway on Tor.com.

With that out of the way, this was AWESOME! I've read a lot of books about zombies. To further clarify that, I've read a lot of bad books about zombies. The most common failings are usual tied to the nature of zombies. What are these creatures? Where did they come from? What do they want? Oh lets try to figure that out while the former kindly woman from next door eats her cats. But wait... she couldn't possibly be a zombie... z
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Mamesleaj
Dec 27, 2014 Mamesleaj rated it it was amazing
I started reading the walking dead graphic novels and fell in love with them. I devour them and read them so very fast. I love how they are written and the art work. This book may not have had the art work but it was still a 5 star book!
Ryan Carson
Jul 31, 2016 Ryan Carson rated it it was ok
I thought the slow pacing was just in the TV series, it's not. It's in the novels too. Too bad the novels couldn't match the pace of the graphic books.
Lorraine Baker
Jan 05, 2015 Lorraine Baker rated it it was amazing
Shelves: horror
A good and solid adaptation to go with the TV series - I enjoyed it and look forward to the rest of the books.
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Rise of the Governor was my favorite of the two; I loved getting "the Governor's" background and how that story unfurled.
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Robert Kirkman is an American comic book writer best known for his work on The Walking Dead, Invincible for Image Comics, as well as Ultimate X-Men and Marvel Zombies for Marvel Comics. He has also collaborated with Image Comics co-founder Todd McFarlane on the series Haunt. He is one of the five partners of Image Comics, and the only one of the five who was not one of the original co-founders of ...more
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