was a three-issue comic book series adaptation published by Dark Horse Comics
from June-July 1992. The series was written by Steven Grant
, drawn by Christopher Taylor
, inked by Rick Magyar
, colored by Matt Webb
, and lettered by Jim Massara
, with cover art by painter Arthur Suydam
. It was edited by Barbara Kesel
. The series was based on the film of the same name
The adaptation has never been collected or reprinted.
Alien3 was published concurrently with Dark Horse's adaptation of Aliens, Aliens: Newt's Tale (June-July 1992), and was followed by Renegade (Aug.-Sept. 1992) and Aliens: Horror Show (Oct.-Dec. 1992).
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.
Cover to Alien 3, issue 2 by artist Arthur Suydam.
Cover to Alien 3, issue 3 by artist Arthur Suydam.