The four-issue miniseries is set in a world where aliens and humans live side-by-side in society.
It’s arguable that Ripley is one of science fiction’s best-known characters, and she anchored the Alien films by providing true stake in the outcome of the humans. The most serious flaw of Alien: Covenant is that it provides us with yet another Ripley-like-stand-in via Katherine Waterston’s character, which at this point resembles an illegible copy of a copy of a copy. Waterston isn’t at fault, but her character development is almost non-existent, relying wholly on the hope that you’ll associate her enough with Ripley to forgive the fact that she’s written primarily as a foil for David.
UK publisher/figure maker Eaglemoss is running a big contest for Alien Day tomorrow and running through the premiere of Alien: Covenant on May 19th, it’s a sweepstakes with more than 200 prizes, including five Grand Prizes of an Official Alien & Predator Figurine Collection subscription from Eaglemoss. Details, pictures of prizes and more below. Ten First Prize […]
Remember the first time you saw a baby Xenomorph burst from someone’s midsection in Alien? The moment when that monster opened its jaw only to see an even smaller head inch so close to Sigorney Weaver’s face that it made you clutch the armrest of your seat even tighter. For almost 30 years now Alien has been […]
At the Dark Horse: CLASSIFIED! panel this afternoon at New York Comic-Con, a series of brand new licensed comics including new material from Aliens, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, and The Legend of Korra was announced. The brand new Aliens comic is entitled Aliens: Defiance with writing from Brian Wood (Star Wars) and art from Tristan Jones (Mad […]
We’ve fallen a little behind on our Dynamite news so here’s a big catch-up post with all the news — and rest assured more is to come. • Corrina Bechko (the excellent Invisible Republic from Image and Star Wars: Legacy) will write the Aliens / Vampirella horror crossover. Javier García-Miranda does interiors while Gabriel Hardman, […]
By Matthew Jent Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1 Script: Paul Tobin Art: Juan Ferreyra Letters: Nate Piekos of Blambot Cover: David Palumbo Variant Cover: Paul Pope, with colors by Shay M. Plummer Genre: Sci-Fi/Movie Tie-In Last year, Dark Horse announced they were rebooting their licensed Aliens and Predator comics, launching the first Prometheus series, […]
By Kyle Pinion Dark Horse Editor in Chief Scott Allie has pulled together a wide array of young and up and coming talent for the upcoming four interlocking mini-series that revolve around the Aliens, Predator and Prometheus franchises entitled “Fire and Stone”. The majority of those creators joined him on stage for Dark Horse’s panel […]
So there were a few announcements we missed out on covering over the weekend, because we were on-site and not at home, updating as things happened. I’ll try to go through some of the more notable things we missed out on! Starting off with the news that Dark Horse will be relaunching their range of […]
Destination X by John Martz Nobrow I would just like to take a moment to squee a little over the pairing of Nobrow and John Martz: if the dream-teaming up of one of of the best comics publishers and one of your favourite comics creators doesn’t merit a squee, I don’t know what does. Destination […]