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Aliens vs. Predator: The Web
Written by Ian Edginton
Illustrated by Derek Thompson
Inked by Brian O'Connell
Lettered by
Colored by
Cover(s) by David Michael Beck (DHP #146)
Edited by Randy Stradley
Publisher Dark Horse Comics
Release date(s) Sept-Oct 1999
Media type
Preceded by Aliens vs. Predator: Annual #1
Followed by Aliens vs. Predator: Xenogenesis
Alternate cover

Aliens vs. Predator: The Web is a two-part comic book story that was first published by Dark Horse Comics in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents, Vol. 1 #146-147, from September-October 1999. It was written by Ian Edginton, illustrated by Derek Thompson, inked by Brian O'Connell and edited by Randy Stradley. Issue #146 also featured an Aliens vs. Predator cover by David Michael Beck. The short black and white story is an off-shoot comic from Aliens vs. Predator (1990 series) and features a further adventure of one of the characters from that series.

In the Aliens vs. Predator comics line, Aliens vs. Predator: The Web was preceded by Aliens vs. Predator: Annual #1 and was followed by Aliens vs. Predator: Xenogenesis.

Publisher's SummaryEdit

The starship Herakles is on a collision course with the galaxy's two deadliest species in Aliens vs. Predator: The Web.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Writer Ian Edginton worked as writer on numerous series and stories for Dark Horse's Aliens, Predator and AVP comics lines. His first work in the lines being on Aliens: Rogue.

Artist Derek Thompson previously worked on well-received Predator miniseries Predator: Bad Blood.

The Web marks one of the rare occasions in the Aliens, Predator or AVP lines where a writer handles a character created by a previous writer.

Reprint HistoryEdit

Aliens vs. Predator: The Web was eventually collected as part of Aliens vs. Predator Omnibus: Volume 2 in October 2007.

The complete comic was released digitally through Dark Horse Digital on February 20, 2013, using a piece of Derek Thompson and Brian O'Connell artwork from Aliens vs. Predator: The Web as cover art.


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