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The Twelve, one of the most critically-acclaimed comic series in years, makes its dramatic return this January, taking comic shops everywhere by storm once more! Superstar creators J Michael Straczynski and Chris Weston kick the new year off in style as the two conclude their pulse-pounding story of World War IIs super heroes awakened in the modern day and struggle to adapt. Except they’ll have to work fast as a threat hurdles their way that could destroy them all!

“It’s taken a long while, but finally, FINALLY, the balance of The Twelve has been completed and we’re ready to ship it all to our long-suffering fans,” said Tom Brevoort, SVP/Executive Editor. “We appreciate everybody’s patience, and both hope and expect that the conclusion will live up to the wait. And for folks who missed out the first time, we’re making it easy to get back on board no matter how much or how little of the previous 8 issues you may have already read, though the release of the softcover TPB of the first six issues, and a Marvel Must-Have containing #7 & 8. So you’ve got no excuse not to experience one of the best reviewed, best beloved and long-awaited series Marvel has ever produced as it reaches its ultimate climax.”

No fan can miss any of Marvel’s Twelve in 2012, including these releases:

  • The Twelve Vol.1 TPB—on-sale in January 2012
  • The Twelve: Marvel Must Have #1—on-sale in February 2012
  • The Twelve #9—on-sale in February 2012
  • The Twelve #10—on-sale in February 2012
  • The Twelve #11- March 2012
  • The Twelve #12—April 2012

Now, the Twelve must survive the greatest enemy they’ve ever faced—one of their own. But how—and why—has this happened? Don’t miss the return of The Twelve, beginning in January 2012!

via Marvel

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    • gilberto nieves on

      agreed but i feel after all this time with no explaination as to why the long ass delay, i mean what has it been, two years?, marvel owes all the readers that put their faith and money into this series a huge apology. what would go a long way towards that is a $2.99 price tag on the remaining issues but knowing marvel, the price will be $3.99.

      • I fail to se how a puplisher owe the costumer anything?
        They put out a product – if you like it you can bye it – if not you don’t!
        How we as costumers have any say in what stories they should write is very, very unclear.

        • If a publisher promotes a twelve issue monthly series then it should deliver a twelve issue monthly series. We as consumers should hold any company that provides a product as accountable to deliver what they promise.

          • “They never said the series would be released in twelve consecutive months…”

            True, but it’s held as a general understanding that it would be, given past history of the comics industry. Generally…

            Semantics aside, if a comic company starts failing deadlines on such a regular basis, it certainly spells trouble for that company, as public opinion of them will decline, sales will decline, and in response, said company will begin pushing out inferior product in a rush to boost flagging sales.

            Oh. Wait…

  1. well i just hope for a couple of things 1.- the series live up to its delay and 2 that the characters start mingling with the rest of the marvel universe it would be great to see them tema up with the invaders agents of atlas or modern heroes like thunderbolts oan fantastic four

  2. It’s about bleedin time. I don’t care about the delay I just want the rest of the story and then to see them show up in the here and now. Have Cap show up here and there just to let them know they can fit into our time like he has

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