New York Comic Con 2018: Brian Wood Returns to Xenomorphs with Aliens: Resistance
Longtime comic book writer Brian Wood (Star Wars
) entered into the “Aliens” universe
with the 2016 miniseries Aliens: Defiance
with Dark Horse Comics. Following positive fan and critical reaction, Wood is returning to the world of Aliens to pen a follow-up miniseries for Dark Horse called Aliens: Resistance
. The news was released at New York Comic Con 2018.
Like with Aliens: Defiance
, the new series Aliens: Resistance
will center on Amanda Ripley, the adult daughter of Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver in the movies). Both comic series descend from the video game Aliens: Isolation
, which introduced Amanda Ripley and her quest to find her missing mother. In Aliens: Resistance
, Amanda will team up with Zula Hendricks, a former Colonial Marine who also appeared in the previous Aliens series, to uncover secrets that the nefarious Weyland-Yutani Corporation is hiding about bio-weapons and xenomorphs.
Joining Wood on Aliens: Resistance
will be illustrator Robert Carey (Transformers
, Power Rangers
). Dan Jackson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer
) is the colorists and letters are done by Nate Piekos (Black Hammer
). The main covers will be by Roberto De La Torre (Ms. Marvel
) and variant covers are by Tristan Jones (Aliens: Defiance
). The miniseries will run for four issues. Aliens: Resistance
#1 will be released on January 23, 2019.