Aliens: The Original Comics Series Volume 2 is a hardcover, "oversized" (8 × 12) format trade paperback comic book published by Dark Horse Books on April 12, 2017.[1] It collects Aliens: Nightmare Asylum and its sequel Aliens: Female War in their original form, before they were edited to conform to the events of the film Alien3.

In the Aliens comics line, Aliens: The Original Comics Series Volume 2 is preceded by Aliens: Defiance, and will be followed by Aliens: Dead Orbit.

Publisher's Summary

Long before Alien3 was even a glint in director David Fincher's eye, Dark Horse Comics was already crafting a terrifying post-Aliens continuity for Ripley, Hicks, and Newt.

These are the original stories that took the comics market by storm in a prestige collection of the unabridged and unadulterated series. Collects Aliens: Nightmare Asylum #1–4 and Aliens: Female War #1–4.


  1. "Bleeding Cool - Dark Horse Announces Aliens: Dead Orbit Plus Second Original Series Hardcover". Retrieved on 2016-10-07.