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The Twelve returns in 2012

Invincible #84
Story by: Robert Kirkman
Art By: Ryan Ottley
Price: $2.99

After all he’s done, everything he’s lived through… how does Invincible pick up the pieces and continue on as if nothing has changed? The answer is… he can’t.

Rating: ★★★★☆

Drawn by Damian Couceiro
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
Diamond Code: SEP110913
It’s a comic book industry first! Make your voice heard! This November, DECISION 2012 debuts the comic book industry’s first straw poll — with comic books for all the top candidates in the 2012 Presidential race. The decision is in your hands, it’s up to you to see who wins! All print runs of each series will be announced this November — with the candidate having the highest print run winning this pre-Iowa Caucus straw poll! Who’s going to land in the front-runner spot?
In this issue meet President Barack Obama, currently the standard-bearer of the Democratic Party and our President. But how did he get there? BARACK OBAMA #1 charts the course of this candidate from his early beginnings to winning the 2008 presidential election. If Obama is your candidate in 2012, then pre-order this comic book at your local comic shop and let your voice be heard.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Story by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art by Renato Arlem
Colors by Jay David Ramos
Cover by Patrick Zircher
Price: $2.99
If the story starts with bionic detective Misty Knight uniting heroes Black Panther, Paladin and Silver Sable to halt a heist, why will she then cross the line and hire those she once fought? Enter a world of treachery, double-crosses and death when you hear: “Hello, Villain…are you for hire?”

Rating: ★★★½☆

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: Batman: Arkham City Edition
Batman: Arkham City has taken the gaming world by storm, selling 4.6 million copies on various consoles, and now the game is headed to the PC on November 23, 2011.  Were you one of the millions who bought the game?
[poll id=”206”]

Valve Presents: The Sacrifice and other steam-powered Stories
For fifteen 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, and Portal. With over two hundred 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!

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  1. The Team Fortress Comics dident make sense because they were originally posted on the TF2 blog after each major class update and largely had to do with the new maps, weapons, and Events that came with them, As for Saxton Hale hes the Chuck Norris of The TF2 world.

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