Marvel are launching an epic new #1 issue of the Alien comic line this August and apparently the story will focus around a colony of Synthetic people, far away from the eyes of Humanity. A bizarre twist and direction but one we suspect will coincide with the Transhumanism angle the upcoming Alien TV series will explore…
PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON (W) • JULIUS OHTA (A) • Cover by BJÖRN BARENDS
Variant Cover by TRAVIS CHAREST • Variant Cover by CARLOS MAGNO
Variant Cover by RYAN BROWN
PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON AND JULIUS OHTA LAUNCH A NEW ALIEN EPIC!
MAN, MACHINE, AND THE MOST TERRIFYING CREATURE IN THE UNIVERSE…IT'S AN EXPRESS ELEVATOR TO HELL, AND YOU'RE GONNA WANT TO BE ON IT! A small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biotechnology on a hostile planet that could be the key to saving humanity, the synths must decide whether the prospect of peace between man and machine is worth the risk of betrayal.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
The new Alien #1 relaunch will still be written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson, but Julius Ohta has taken over as the comic’s artist.
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The future of Alien
The Alien franchise is taking a dramatic turn at 20th Century Studios, now owned by Disney. Currently there are two major Alien projects in development - a new Alien TV series by Noah Hawley and a new, stand-alone Alien movie being directed by Fede Alvarez. Both of which will be taking the franchise in a new direction - moving away from the Alien prequel direction Ridley Scott set out to pursue back in 2012.
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