I posted threads on my favourite messageboards.
Here's what some guy said at massassi.net;
"I just finished the first episode. This was my first experience with Telltale's reimagining of a Lucasarts franchise and I have to say I was pretty dang impressed. At this rate I'll probably be buying all of the Sam & Max episodes as well as the rest of the available Monkey Island eps."
Your sneaky plan seems to be working...