of Dark Horse Comics
Dark Horse Comics revealed at New York Comic Con
that they’re going to be re-launching an iconic and terrifying franchise: Alien
Dark Horse announced
three titles that are in development at the moment. First up is Aliens
; written by Chris Roberson (who’s recently worked on a Fables
spin-off), the comic will focus on an original cast of characters and have a genuine “horror” feel. Roberson is taking everything in the original films as canon, but Ripley
won’t be referenced directly.
will be helped by Joshua Williamson (Johnny Monster
), and will follow the last, epic hunt of an aging Predator – and the humans who get in its’ way.
Christopher Sebela, who previously co-wrote Dark Horse’s Ghost
with Kelly Sue DeConnick,
will write Aliens Vs. Predator
. Thankfully, the comics won’t follow the storylines of the terrible Vs
films, but will draw inspiration from both franchises separately.
Finally, Marvel writer Paul Tobin will take on Prometheus
, attempting to connect the feature film to the original Alien
franchise more closely.