Aliens HC (2016 Dark Horse) 30th Anniversary: The Original Comics Series comic books
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Aliens (1988-1989) #1-6. Written by Mark Verheiden. Art and cover by Mark A. Nelson. For the thirtieth anniversary of Aliens, Dark Horse is releasing an oversized hardcover edition of the unabridged and unadulterated series! In 1988, Dark Horse's Aliens, with stunning art by Mark A. Nelson and a script by Mark Verheiden, took the comics market by storm . . . until the release of Alien3 forced the story to change. First major comics work by Mark Verheiden, who went on to write The Mask, Timecop, Battlestar Galactica, Daredevil, and many other films and television shows. Hardcover, 8-in. x 12-in., 200 pages, B&W. Cover price $39.99.
Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Aliens (1989 4-Issue Mini-Series) #1-4 and Aliens: Earth War (1990) #1-4. Written by Mark Verheiden. Art by Denis Beauvais. Cover by Sam Keith. Long before Alien3 was even a glint in director David Fincher's eye, Dark Horse Comics was already crafting a terrifying post-Aliens continuity for Ripley, Hicks, and Newt. These are the original stories that took the comics market by storm in a prestige collection of the unabridged and unadulterated series. Hardcover, 8-in. x 12-in., 224 pages, B&W. Cover price $39.99.