Aliens: Horror Show is a three-part comic book short story that was first published by Dark Horse Comics in the company's self-titled anthology series Dark Horse Comics #3-5, from October-December 1992. It was written by Sarah Byam, illustrated by David Roach, colored by Alex Wald, lettered by Phil Owen, and edited by Jerry Prosser. Issue #3 of Dark Horse Comics also featured an Aliens cover by Roach, while issue #5 featured an Aliens cover by Dave Dorman.

In Dark Horse's Aliens comics line, Aliens: Horror Show was preceded by Aliens: Renegade, and was followed by Aliens: Colonial Marines and Aliens: Earth Angel.

Publisher's Summary[]

Dark Horse Comics continues as the best new anthology on the market. This issue introduces — "Aliens: Horror Show," a new three-chapter serial written by Sarah Byam (Billi 99) with art by David Roach (2000 AD).


While Earth is still infested with Xenomorphs (as seen in Aliens: Outbreak), people living on Luna are inexplicably haunted by dreams of the Aliens, which one man is recording and selling to another.


  • Mr. Hicks
  • Ray
  • Robyn Miles
  • Lackster
  • Orson Masch
  • Dr. Kaf
  • Fred Preston
  • Mr. Miles
  • Mrs. Miles

Reprint History[]

Dark Horse Comics[]

Aliens: Horror Show was first serialized and reprinted in the United Kingdom in 3 parts in Aliens magazine, Vol. 2 #12-14, from June-August 1993.

The story was eventually collected as part of Aliens Omnibus: Volume 3 in March 2008.

The complete comic was released digitally through Dark Horse Digital on April 10, 2013, using a piece of Dave Dorman artwork from Aliens: Tribes as cover art.

Marvel Comics[]

Following Marvel Comics' acquisition of the rights to Alien comic books, the comic was collected as part of Marvel's Aliens: The Original Years Volume 2 collection, alongside many other early Dark Horse stories. The collection was released in January 2022.


  • While talking to Dr. Kaf, Lackster refers to the company he works for as "OMEI Industries", this is a bit redundant as the I in OMEI stands for Industries.


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External Links[]

Profile for original issue on the Dark Horse Comics website: