As Marvel Omnibuses go this one is a bit of a corker! Not long after announcing that they would be taking on the Alien franchise after its decades-long residency at Dark Horse Comics, Marvel have today given details of a collection of those early Dark Horse mini and maxiseries (plus a number of one-shots). Details below including a first look at Mark A. Nelson’s cover.
ALIENS OMNIBUS VOLUME 1 COLLECTS THE ORIGINAL ALIEN COMICS!
The classic comic book tales set in the iconic—and terrifying—world of the Alien franchise will be collected next April in ALIENS OMNIBUS VOLUME 1! Following the debut of the landmark film in 1979, the groundbreaking Alien franchise took the comic book world by storm with thrilling comic book series that both featured classic characters from the films and explored never-before-seen corners of the Alien universe.
This unprecedented collection will contain: Aliens (1988) 1-6, Aliens (1989) 1-4, Aliens: Earth War (1990) 1-4, Aliens: Genocide (1991) 1-4, Aliens: Hive (1992) 1-4, Aliens: Tribes (1992) 1, Aliens: Newt’s Tale (1992) 1-2, Alien 3 (1992) 1-3 and Aliens: Space Marines (1992) 1-12—plus material from Dark Horse Presents (1986) 24, 42-43, 56; Dark Horse Presents Fifth Anniversary Special (1991) 1; and Dark Horse Insider (1989) 14-27. Check out the direct market exclusive cover by artist Mark A. Nelson above, and be on the lookout the all-new main cover by superstar artist Greg Land and more news about future Alien collections and comic books coming your way!