One of many crown jewels of twentieth Century Fox’s steady of mental properties is the “Alien” franchise and its horrifying legacy of flicks, comics, novels, artwork books and video video games.
When Disney acquired the legendary movie studio again in 2019 it gifted these pesky, acid-spewing xenomorphs to a different of the empire’s subsidiaries, Marvel Comics, to start a contemporary period of licensed “Alien” storytelling as soon as held by Darkish Horse Comics.
Now Marvel’s preliminary enterprise into the sci-fi horrors of “Alien” is poised to seize readers by the throat with the premiere difficulty of “Alien #1” arriving on March 24, and a newly launched comedian trailer and hatch of variant covers provide a glimpse of the nightmare gasoline to come back.
Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson (“Low Street West,” “Superman”) and injected with arresting art work from Salvador Larroca (“Star Wars: Darth Vader,” “Invincible Iron Man”), this new ongoing collection explores some darker corners of the “Alien” universe and introduces readers to the character of Gabriel Cruz. Years in the past Cruz almost gave his life to the Weyland-Yutani company when he barely survived a vicious alien assault.
Lately retired, Cruz is trying to reconcile together with his deserted son with the help of his buddy, a Bishop-model android. However this re-entry into civilian life will not be going easily, and his shut encounters with the deadly Xenomorph are removed from over. Marvel provides just a few helpful tricks to keep in mind: Nobody is secure, nobody is harmless and nobody can hear you scream.
Take a look at the official trailer above showcasing never-seen art work from Kennedy and Larroca’s new “Alien” undertaking, alongside a gallery of 12 unsettling variant covers courtesy of artists like Larroca, Ron Lim, Greg Horn, Peach Momoko, Skottie Younger, Mike Mayhew, Patrick Gleason, David Finch, Clayton Crain, Ryan Brown, and Steve McNiven.
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