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. The book was edited by Diana Schutz and Randy Stradley, and reuses the cover from Aliens: Nightmare Asylum #2 by Den Beauvais.

In the Aliens comics line, Aliens: The Original Comics Series Volume 2 was preceded by Aliens: Defiance, and was 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.

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