The “Aliens Colonial Marines” face a “Rising Threat” in a new miniseries from Dark Horse

The “Aliens Colonial Marines” face a “Rising Threat” in a new miniseries from Dark Horse

Alien is one of the best horror films of all time, successfully taking elements of science-fiction and mixing it with a tone of overwhelming terror and dread.

Aliens, on the other hand, is one of the best action movies of all time. Mercenaries with big guns mow down hoards of the relentless xenomorphs. It is rad.

For more of the latter, Dark Horse have the answer with the upcoming miniseries Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat, from Brian Wood, Werther Dell’Edera, Michael Atiyeh, Nate Piekos, and Tristan Jones. The eight-issue series follows a group of Marine recruits who embark on a mission to save the workers of a refinery that has been attacked. No doubt lots of shootouts and chases will ensue.

Check out the details below.

Per Dark Horse:

MORE “ALIENS” STORIES FROM DARK HORSE AND TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

A New Aliens Story Featuring Characters from the Upcoming Game by Cold Iron Studios!

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (June 13, 2019)— Prolific Aliens writer Brian Wood (Aliens: Defiance, Sword Daughter), artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land, X-Force), colorist Michael Atiyeh (Anthem, Halo: Initiation), letterer Nate Piekos of Blambot, and cover artist Tristan Jones (Aliens: Resistance, Mad Max) are bringing the terror of the xenomorphs to the printed page once again with Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat.

Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat delves into the formative years of the Colonial Marines. Tying into the events of the upcoming Cold Iron Studios video game, this new series introduces Olivia Shipp, leader of a squad of battle-weary Marines who have defied orders to rescue the survivors of a refinery under siege. 

Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on September 18.

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