SDCC 2011: Dark Horse Comics To Team With Valve For All New Graphic Novel!

Who here can remember the web comics that Valve released around the time of release for “LEFT 4 DEAD” and “PORTAL”? Well if you do then you know that the stories have been largely unavailable for some time. Well not anymore (or at least as of November) as today Dark Horse Comics released the news that they would be pairing up with the studio to release a printed collection of the books. Below you can get all the details and the teaser photo for the book…

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE…

“July 19, MILWAUKIE, OR – It’s official! Remember reading the Left4Dead comic online as soon as the game hit stores!? Remember Team Fortress 2?! And who could forget Portal 2? Well now you can have them all collected into one fantastic hardcover, courtesy of Dark Horse Comics undying effort to bring you the finest quality comics in print!

For thirteen years, Valve has defined the cutting edge of video games. Now, Valve joins with Dark Horse to bring three critically acclaimed, fan-favorite series to print, with a hardcover collection of comics from the worlds of Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress 2, and Portal 2. With over 300 pages of story, Valve Presents: The Sacrifice and Other Steam-Powered Stories is a must-read for fans looking to further explore the games they love or comics readers interested in dipping their toes into new mythos!

Collected in print for the very first time, this book features comics from the bestselling games Left 4 Dead 1 & 2, Portal 2, and Team Fortress 2, including “Left 4 Dead: The Sacrifice,” “Portal 2: Lab Rat,” and the Team Fortress 2 comics.

With cover artwork by Valve artist Jason Brashill (Spaced) and interior artwork created in house by Valve Corp artists, Dark Horse’s continues its tradition of cross-platform creative collaboration with the top creators in video games!”

“VALVE PRESENTS THE SACRIFICE – AND OTHER STEAM POWERED STORIES” Is on sale November 16, 2011 From Dark Horse Comics!