[Comic Book News] Dark Horse Collects the Best Stories from the Xenoverse in “Aliens Essential Comics” Vol. 1 TPB

DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES NEW ALIENS ESSENTIAL COLLECTIONS!

Collecting the Best Stories From the Xenoverse in a New Format

Since 1988, Dark Horse Comics has delivered the Aliens scares that audiences have demanded! For those thirty years, these stories have expanded the Aliens mythos and taken it to new heights with terrifying adventures spanning the depths of space and strange alien worlds. Now, Dark Horse is proud to present a value-priced paperback collection Aliens Essential Comics Volume 1.

Aliens Essential Comics Volume 1 collects the first Dark Horse Comics Aliens trilogy – Outbreak, Nightmare Asylum, and Earth War, which follows Hicks and Newt—and eventually Ripley—as they join forces to battle an infestation of Aliens. Written by Mark Verheiden (The Mask, Timecop, Battlestar Galactica, Daredevil), and beautifully illustrated by Mark A. Nelson, Den Beauvais, and Sam Kieth, these are the essential Aliens comics that have stood the test of time . . . and kept readers awake at night!

Aliens Essential Comics Volume 1 TPB goes on sale October 24, 2018, and is available for preorder at AmazonBarnes & Noble, and your local comic shop. This monstrous 368-page volume retails for only $24.99.  Look for other Aliens Essentials collections and Predator Essentials collections in the months in 2019!

The announcement comes in time for this week’s ALIEN DAY — returning on April 26, 2018 for an epic third annual global celebration of the iconic sci-fi franchise. For more information on all ALIEN DAY activities go to www.AlienUniverse.com.


About Dark Horse:

For more than thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The MaskGhostX, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon AgeBuffy the Vampire SlayerAliensConan, Tomb RaiderHaloThe Witcher,SerenityGame of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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