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ons, transformations, on the recent wave of mutilati You've asked for an updatenity . and outbreaks of mass insa nd the ent situation, we must understa In order to understand our pres INFESTATION. upon wave of Flesh-eating zombies. Wavensio n, but countless I'm sure you recall the zombies. only this dime not into ing pour ses, corp s, gnawed limb red disgusting walking embe dism of life in an orgy others, determined to end allns. That is what we faced in the INFESTATION. brai ured devo and intestines, Those were the good ol’ days. the world from Operations (CVO) is to protect Our job here at Covert Vampiric the zombie crisis caught us but . it.. at good e we’r ally undead onslaught. the unimaginable. Norm seemed worth taking to end the completely off-guard. Any risk s. We were complete and utter fool of measures. We only through the most drastic world together... and CVO ended the INFESTATION, but the hold that c magi of es tampered with the delicate forc keep other worlds out. g so have let was shut eons ago, and in doin warn In short, we opened a door that that H. P. Lovecraft tried to gs thin The . ones e babl scri powerful more ly nite THEM in. The inde infi and nd rsta le to unde Now they return. us of. The ELDER GODS. Impossib long before any life existed. than us, they walked the earth r voices crawling me in the dark of night. Thei I’ve heard them. Whispering to eptions of reality. It perc my ing bend and ghts thou in my brain, altering my keep them at bay. I don’t know how much longer I can takes all my willpower to do so. d be a welcome are any indication, death woul that the Elder ty If the brief visions I’ve seen sani of ons ersi perv ure and will not even have we alternative to the endless tort then kly quic act not do If we be their slaves Gods would subject us to. will consume our minds, and we will the choice of death. They for all eternity. course lies before how we can do so. No clearpray that we, or an We must fight, but I do not know only can We n. ch for salvatio . We may Gods r us. I’ve sent CVO out to sear Elde the stop to find a way ally in another dimension, can already be too late. sed to my forehead at ? I’ve been keeping a gun pres What can we do while we wait any stronger. grow e uenc infl ’ Gods r Elde all times, lest I feel the , Mr. President. I encourage you to do the same
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The Infestation threat has broken the boundaries
ReLeAse DATes: INFESTATION 2: TRANSFORMERS no. 1
INFESTATION 2: TRANSFORMERS no. 2
of time and the Lovecraftian monsters invade the world of Transformers: Hearts of Steel! It’s a steam-punk world in the gripes of panic as terrifying beings from the depths of the ocean corrupt both humans and DecepTIcons! only one man knows how to stop the Infestation, and it’s up to him to awaken the Autobots in time to prevent full-scale cataclysm!
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Abraxis Wren is the most notorious inquisitive in sharn... and when a routine— well, routine by his standards—case puts him on the trail of creatures beyond the ken of mortal, it’s only a matter of time before he finds himself caught up in the middle of InFesTATIon 2!
ReLeAse DATes: INFESTATION 2: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: EBERRON no. 1
INFESTATION 2: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: EBERRON no. 2
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The sewers of nYc have always been home to the Teenage Mutant ninja Turtles...
ReLeAse DATes: INFESTATION 2: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES no. 1
INFESTATION 2: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES no. 2
but what else has been nesting in the deep dark? A series of strange occurrences leads the Turtles into long forgotten tunnels. What they find there should have been left alone, for as light fades and walls narrowâ€”bone-chilling terror awaits!
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cobra has always had a penchant for dark experiments. This time theyâ€™ve gone too far and opened a portal to a realm of violence and madness. As squadron after squadron of coBRA VIpeRs falls under the thrall of the elder gods there seems no way to stop the hideous transformations that are taking place. The only hope lies in a group of already-insane coBRA agents... and a joe named snAke eYes!
ReLeAse DATes: INFESTATION 2: G.I. JOE no. 1
INFESTATION 2: G.I. JOE no. 2
y’know what I hate to see in My America?
I mean, beyond foreign-born presidents, electric cars, immigration policies, cornsyrup hate, late-night comedians, hybrid cars, irony, recyclable grocery-store bags, public radio, earmarks, pot dispensaries, low-emission cars, turkey burgers, e-book readers, and electronic cigarettes? I really hate conspiracy theories. Feels like every one of my “contemporaries,” which today means any hack with a fruity laptop (I mean Apple, you bleedinghearts, thinks the government is up to shenanigans no one knows about. Well, they are up to shenanigans, but not the kind the UFO hippies would have you believe. Instead, they’re busy opening our borders to aliens, freaks, talking animals, sentient clouds, and Fat Elvis’ ghost. I ask you, is that what the Founding Fathers had in mind? Think about this before you try to tell me I’m wrong: lately, I’ve been hearing weather reports that call for clouds and a chance of giant tentacled monsters! Travel bureaus advise against going to Iraq and Alaska! What kind of world is it where we have to worry about terrorists and rumored bloodsucking monsters with the same urgency? Where’s the government to go in and take care of these problems that are happening right in—or above—our own front yards? They don’t listen. They don’t care. If they did, do you think they’d allow Bat Boy to be lionized the way he has been? Do you think he’d be free to roam around and break bread or drink beers next to anyone he pleases? Of course not. So while I hate to see all of those things I listed above, I loathe even more that I now live in a world where Lovecraftian monsters can rain down out of the sky and wreak havoc; I hate knowing Alaska is tainted in ways I don’t even want to think about; I can’t stand that Bat Boy and some other illegal space alien can pal around the city with no restrictions. And I hate all of you who’re so worried about secret things the government might be doing that you’re not paying any attention to the egregious things they are doing. In short, you deserve to be infested by demons. This is still supposed to be yours and My America, and it’s time we reclaimed it for ourselves.
ReLeAse DATes: INFESTATION 2: TEAM-Up no. 1
INFESTATION 2: 30 DAyS OF NIGhT no. 1
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Published on Dec 5, 2011