|Aliens vs. Predator: The Web|
|Written by||Ian Edginton|
|Illustrated by||Derek Thompson|
|Inked by||Brian O'Connell|
|Cover(s) by||David Michael Beck (DHP #146)|
|Edited by||Randy Stradley|
|Publisher||Dark Horse Comics|
|Release date(s)||Sept-Oct 1999|
|Preceded by||Aliens vs. Predator: Annual #1|
|Followed by||Aliens vs. Predator: Xenogenesis|
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.
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.
Aliens vs. Predator: The Web was eventually collected as part of Aliens vs. Predator Omnibus: Volume 2 in October 2007.