Aliens: Elder Gods
was a comic book short story published by
Dark Horse Comics
released in June 1997. The story was written by
Nancy A. Collins
, drawn by
, inked by
and lettered by Clem Robins, and edited by
. The assistant editor was
and the issue featured a cover by
A page from the 'Elder Gods' story. Elder Gods was eventually collected alongside other Aliens comics in in December 2008.
Aliens: Omnibus: Volume 6
Aliens: Special was released concurrently with (June-July 1997) and was followed by Aliens: Havoc (August 1997).
Aliens: Purge Official description:
A religious sect uncovers what they believe to be a holy idol. But everything turns to holy hell when they realize the true nature of the enormous statue!
Swamp Thing writer Nancy A. Collins and Negative Burn artist Leif Jones offer a twisted story about the strength -- and weakness -- of blind faith.
Behind the Scenes Edit Aliens: Special was a special one-shot issue featuring two all-new stories. The other story was by writer Aliens: 45 Seconds Darko Macan and artist Frank Teran.
Writer Nancy A. Collins also wrote the Dark Horse Comics Predator story
Predator: Hell Come a Walkin'
Elder Gods was based on many of the works from the influential American horror fantasy writer H.P. Lovecraft., specially his "Cthulhu Mythos" (on which the fictional God " Tulitu" was based upon).