Lock and load! Dark Horse comics has announced a new Aliens ongoing comic book series that will focus on the Colonial Marines.
The new series will explore the origins of this military force, which has recruited impressive talent who are both fresh and familiar to the franchise.
Per press release, “Prolific Aliens writer Brian Wood (Aliens: Defiance, Sword Daughter), artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land, X-Force), colorist Michael Atiyeh (Anthem, Halo: Initiation), and letter Nate Piekos of Blambot 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 videogame, 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 (of eight) goes on sale September 18th and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.”