Aliens: Colonial Marines - Rising Threat is an upcoming eight-issue limited comic book series, to be published by Dark Horse Comics from September 18, 2019. It will be written by Brian Wood, illustrated by Werther Dell'Edera and colored by Michael Atiyeh, with cover art by Tristan Jones.

The comic will serve as a tie-in to the upcoming video game being developed by Cold Iron Studios, and will also feature the character Olivia Shipp from the novel Alien: Echo.[1]

In the Aliens comics lineAliens: Colonial Marines - Rising Threat is preceded by Aliens: Rescue.

Publisher's summary

#1: Tying into the events from the upcoming Cold Iron Studios video game, this series delves into the formative years of the Colonial Marines. Introducing Olivia Shipp, leader of a squad of battle-weary Marines who have defied orders to rescue the survivors of a refinery under siege.

#2: Olivia Shipp and the Colonial Marines of the Typhoon find themselves fighting for their lives as they make their way toward a trapped engineer in a rescue operation that's starting to look more and more like a suicide mission.

#3: Given the lucky break of finding a mobile water drill rig, Olivia and the marines make their way through the alien-infested Katanga refinery toward the Xenomorphs' nest. Yet how long can their luck last when faced with the onslaught of the perfect killing machine?



  1. "AVPGalaxy - Dark Horse Comics Announces Aliens: Colonial Marines: Rising Threat!". Retrieved on 2019-06-13.
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