Comics

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TF2 didn't start with a lot of story. There wasn't room for one. But as the updates got more ambitious, we found the perfect way to explore the mercs' world: comics. Over the years, the comics have spawned ancillary characters, then assistants to the ancillary characters. Companies mentioned in passing became global empires three generations old. The game that started as a handful of guys in a desert shooting at each other slowly blossomed into the most labyrinthine story in Valve history.
Comics overview


Comics are short stories that offer insight to the world of Team Fortress 2, as seen through the eyes of the mercenaries, their boss, and the colorful characters that make up their adventures.

The story of Team Fortress 2 boasts a very loose continuity. Though comics serve to explain concepts such as the origins of a weapon, some events may conflict.

A number of six Team Fortress 2 comics were featured in Valve Presents: The Sacrifice and Other Steam-Powered Stories, a hardcover compilation of comics that are based on the lore of Valve games. The book was published by Dark Horse Comics, and released on November 16, 2011.[1]

List of comics

Full-length

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Blood Money
October 29, 2014
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Blood in the Water
October 2, 2014
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Catch-Up
May 2, 2014
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A Cold Day in Hell
April 2, 2014
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Unhappy Returns
December 4, 2013
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Grave Matters
October 28, 2013
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Ring of Fired
August 27, 2013
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Death of a Salesbot
May 17, 2013
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Shadow Boxers
December 20, 2012
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Doom-Mates
October 24, 2012
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A Fate Worse Than Chess
August 13, 2012
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Blood Brothers
August 12, 2012
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A Smissmas Story
December 15, 2011
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True Meaning
December 13, 2011
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Bombinomicon
October 27, 2011
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Grordbort's Crash
July 20, 2011
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Meet the Director
May 5, 2011
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Bidwell's Big Plan
September 30, 2010
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Loose Canon
July 2, 2010
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A Visual History
June 10, 2010
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WAR! comic
December 17, 2009
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The Insult That Made a "Jarate Master" Out of Sniper
May 20, 2009

Saxton Series

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Series of Saxton Hale Comic Book Covers
2009

Other material

Info

Trivia

  • The Insult That Made a "Jarate Master" Out of Sniper marked the first appearance of Saxton Hale. At the time, Saxton Hale was a one-shot gag, but later proved popular with the community and became a notable figure related to Team Fortress 2.

References

  1. "VALVE PRESENTS: THE SACRIFICE AND OTHER STEAM-POWERED STORIES", Dark Horse Comics, accessed November 2, 2011.