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Predator: God's Truth
Written by John Arcudi
Illustrated by Rob Walton
Inked by Armando Gil
Lettered by
Colored by
Cover(s) by Dave Dorman
Edited by Randy Stradley
Publisher Dark Horse Comics
Release date(s) Dec 1990
Media type
Preceded by Predator (1989 series)
Followed by Predator 2
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Predator: God's Truth is a comic book short story that was first published by Dark Horse Comics in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents, Vol. 1 #46, in December 1990. It was written by John Arcudi, illustrated by Rob Walton, inked by Armando Gil and edited by Randy Stradley. The issue of Dark Horse Presents also featured a Predator cover by Dave Dorman.

In the Predator comics line, Predator: God's Truth was preceded by Predator (1989 series) and was followed by the movie adaptation Predator 2.


A Predator hunts an escaped prisoner and the three guards sent after him in the Florida Everglades.

Reprint HistoryEdit

Predator: God's Truth was first reprinted in the United Kingdom in Aliens magazine, Vol. 1 #17, in June 1992.

The comic was eventually collected as part of Predator Omnibus: Volume 2 in February 2008.

The comic was released digitally through Dark Horse Digital on March 6, 2013, collected with Predator: Big Game and reusing Chris Warner's cover art from Predator: Big Game #2, recolored by Dan Jackson.

Behind the ScenesEdit

God's Truth was the first published Predator story for writer John Arcudi, released in anticipation of what would become the exceptionally well-received Arcudi-penned full-fledged miniseries Predator: Big Game in the following months.

Arcudi — who also served as the first writer on Dark Horse's popular The Mask and at the time had just written Dark Horse's first Terminator miniseries — would go on to become one of the most prolific Aliens, Predator and AVP writers, writing numerous stories for all three lines.

In 2009, Arcudi was chosen as writer for the relaunch of both the Aliens and Predator series after a ten-year hiatus. He wa also slated to write the new AVP story Three World War, but was unable to do so and so was replaced by writer/editor Randy Stradley.


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