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Alien 3
Written by Steven Grant
Illustrated by Christopher Taylor
Inked by Rick Magyar
Lettered by Jim Massara
Colored by Matt Webb
Cover(s) by Arthur Suydam
Edited by Barbara Kesel
Publisher Dark Horse Comics
Release date(s) June-July 1992
Media type
Preceded by Aliens: Hive
Concurrent Aliens: Newt's Tale
Followed by Renegade
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Alien3 is a three-issue comic book adaptation of the film of the same name that was first published by Dark Horse Comics from June-July 1992. It was written by Steven Grant, based on the original screenplay by David Giler and Walter Hill, and was illustrated by Christopher Taylor, inked by Rick Magyar, colored by Matt Webb, lettered by Jim Massara and edited by Barbara Kesel, with cover art by Arthur Suydam.

In the Aliens comics line, Alien3 was preceded by Aliens: Hive, published concurrently with the movie adaptation Aliens: Newt's Tale, and was followed by Renegade.

Publisher's SummaryEdit

#1: Ripley, probably the most practiced Alien-fighter in known space, finds herself up against the beast one more time in this adaptation of the most eagerly awaited film of the summer!

#2: What's the only thing worse than having to face an alien? Doing it AGAIN! And now Ripley's up against them for the third time.

#3: Ripley finds that the most horrifying thing about fighting Aliens may actually be the battle within.


The story of the comic follows the plot of the film Alien 3. In it, Ellen Ripley crash lands on the prison planet Fury 161 and must face an Alien with the few remaining inmates on the planet.

Reprint HistoryEdit

In the United Kingdom, Alien3 was reprinted in 3 parts from August-September 1992 in Alien3 Movie Special #1-3, but otherwise remains uncollected.

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