|Aliens: 45 Seconds|
|Written by||Darko Macan|
|Illustrated by||Frank Teran|
|Edited by|| Philip Amara|
|Publisher||Dark Horse Comics|
|Release date(s)||June 1997|
Aliens: 45 Seconds is a comic book short story that was first published by Dark Horse Comics in Aliens: Special in June 1997. It was written by Darko Macan, illustrated by Frank Teran and edited by Philip Amara and Scott Allie.
Grendel Tales and X-wing Rogue Squadron writer Darko Macan and Punisher and X-Men artist Frank Teran tell the tale of a Colonial Marine sent to clean out an infestation. He's got a job to do, a pulse bomb with a 45-second detonator, and the clock's ticking.
Aliens: 45 Seconds was eventually collected as part of Aliens Omnibus: Volume 6 in December 2008.
The comic was released digitally through Dark Horse Digital on August 14, 2013, collected with Aliens: Border Lines, Aliens: Elder Gods and Aliens: Once in a Lifetime and reusing John Bolton's cover art for the novel Aliens: Labyrinth.
Behind the ScenesEdit
Critically acclaimed Croatian writer Darko Macan has written a number of Aliens stories and also wrote a number of Star Wars comics for Dark Horse, including the miniseries Star Wars: Chewbacca, Star Wars: Jedi vs. Sith, and Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron - The Phantom Affair.