|Written by||Thierry Gagnon|
|Illustrated by||Richard Forgues|
|Lettered by||Clem Robins|
|Colored by||Cary Porter|
|Cover(s) by||Richard Forgues|
|Edited by|| Randy Stradley|
|Publisher||Dark Horse Comics|
|Release date(s)||Dec 1996|
|Preceded by||Aliens: Lucky|
|Followed by||Aliens: Headhunters|
Aliens: Lovesick is a one-shot comic book that was first published by Dark Horse Comics in December 1996. It was written by Thierry Gagnon, Richard Forgues and Randy Stradley, illustrated by Forgues, lettered by Clem Robins, colored by Cary Porter and edited by Stradley, Philip Amara and Ian Stude, with cover art by Forgues.
Eleven-year-old Jimi has a crush on his older cousin Nancy, who's a pilot for creepy Dr. Dakien, who also has the hots for Nancy. Unbeknownst to Nancy, Dakien's not just creepy, he's completely mad, and Nancy's rejection has driven him off the deep end. He's killed himself to set in motion a plan to go after Nancy and Jimi! Between rescuing Jimi, staving off Dakien's cybernetic doppelgänger, and battling the aliens Dakien has unleashed, there may not be enough Nancy to go around.
Aliens: Lovesick was eventually collected as part of Aliens Omnibus: Volume 5 in October 2008.
Behind the ScenesEdit
A rare Aliens comedic action/adventure story, Lovesick was one of only three Aliens comics published by Dark Horse in all of 1996. The others being the similarly comedic action one-shot Aliens: Mondo Heat, and the more typical action/horror story Aliens: Lucky. Dark Horse would return to published a full slate of Aliens limited series, one-shots and short stories in 1997.