Valve Expands into Comics

Dark Horse reveals a hardcover collection that will flesh out the universes of Valve’s popular franchises.

Erik Norrisby Erik Norris


Dark Horse Comics has revealed the solicitations for their October 2011 books and there was a surprise awaiting within for gaming fans. Dark Horse will be publishing a massive 304-page hardcover book spotlighting Valve’s gaming universes. This massive tome will feature stories centered around Portal, Left 4 Dead and Team Fortress. The book is smartly titled “Valve Presents: The Sacrifice and Other Steam-Powered Stories.”

This special collection will be available on November 16 and will run you $29.99. Here’s the official word from Dark Horse about the book. Below you can also see the collection’s cover image.

"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 three 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!"


Being a massive comic and Valve fan, this is an absolute must buy for myself. Where do you stand? Will you be picking up Valve Presents: The Sacrifice and Other Steam-Powered Stories?