|Superman and Batman versus Aliens and Predator|
|Written by||Mark Schultz|
|Illustrated by||Ariel Olivetti|
|Lettered by||Todd Klein|
|Cover(s) by||Ariel Olivetti|
|Edited by|| Joey Cavalieri|
|Publisher||Dark Horse Comics/DC Comics|
|Release date(s)||Jan-Feb 2007|
Superman and Batman versus Aliens and Predator is a two-issue prestige-format limited crossover comic book series that was first published by Dark Horse Comics and DC Comics from January-February 2007. It was written by Mark Schultz, illustrated by Ariel Olivetti, lettered by Todd Klein and edited by Joey Cavalieri and Michael Wright, with cover art by Olivetti.
Superman and Batman versus Aliens and Predator served as a sequel story to all the previously released Batman and Superman crossovers, including Batman versus Predator, Superman vs. Aliens, Batman/Aliens, Superman vs. Predator and JLA versus Predator comics series.
#1: It's the battle you've been waiting for in a thrilling 2-issue miniseries by Mark Schultz (Cadillacs and Dinosaurs) with computer-generated painted art by Ariel Olivetti (SPACE GHOST)! They're back! The relentless killing machines known as Aliens and the unstoppable race of hunters called Predators have returned to Earth. But saying "they're back" isn't quite accurate — Batman discovers that the two races, sealed away from the human population, have been here all along! Can he and Superman get them off our world before they threaten the planet's existence? Co-published with Dark Horse Comics.
#2: The action-packed conclusion of the 2-issue mélee! An entire colony of Earth's deadliest enemies has hidden themselves away for centuries…but now they're poised to overtake the planet — unless Earth's most resourceful heroes can stop them!Co-published with Dark Horse Comics.
Superman and Batman versus Aliens and Predator was collected in trade paperback form released in May 2007, using the same cover as issue #1.
Behind the ScenesEdit
Veteran comics writer/artist Mark Schultz's creator-owned and critically acclaimed Cadillacs and Dinosaurs comic series from the 1980s was turned into a moderately successful Saturday morning animated TV series after being acquired by Marvel Comics Entertainment from 1993-1994 on the CBS network.
Series writer for Superman and Batman versus Aliens and Predator, Schultz was no stranger the Aliens, Predator and AVP lines, having previously written the serieses Predator: Hell and Hot Water and Aliens: Apocalypse - The Destroying Angels, among other stories.