Marvel Comics acquired the rights of Aliens and Predator in 2021 and they’ve already sprinkled variant covers across their titles and set April for an Aliens: Omnibus release. Now it’s time for Aliens: The Original Years Omnibus Vol. 2, which is set for an August 2021 release. The first volume is available for preorder now–and don’t forget the new original series on the way in March–but what does this second omnibus contain?
Per Marvel’s press release:
ALIENS: ROGUE #1-4, ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #1-10, ALIENS: LABYRINTH #1-4, ALIENS: SALVATION, ALIENS: MUSIC OF THE SPEARS #1-4 and ALIENS: STRONGHOLD #1-4 — plus material from DARK HORSE COMICS #3-5, #11-13 and #15-19; PREVIEWS (1993) #1-12; PREVIEWS (1994) #1; and ALIENS MAGAZINE (1992) #9-20.
This collection has some heavy hitters in the creative department like Dave Gibbons, Peter Milligan, John Byrne, John Arcudi, Mike Mignola, Doug Mahnke, and many more.
The second volume omnibus comes with a cover by Mahmud Asrar with a direct market exclusive cover by Paul Mendoza. Check those out below.
For more on the Aliens omnibus vol. 2, read the press release below!
New York, NY— January 12, 2021 — The classic comic book tales set in the iconic—and terrifying—world of the Alien franchise are being collected in brand-new hardcover collection starting in April with ALIENS OMNIBUS VOLUME 1. And in August, fans of the iconic franchise can enjoy even more of these thrilling comic book stories with ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 2.
A rogue scientist’s genetic experiments create a horrific new alien king! A ragtag unit of Colonial Marines battles a xenomorph infestation on a space station — and the survivors face a pack of bizarre hybrids! An investigator must solve a murder on a deep-space alien-research station! But what dread music will a deranged composer make with an alien’s screams? And can a synthetic xenomorph rebel against its sadistic creator? Plus: Flash back to an alien attack in the 1950s! And witness the fate of England as aliens overrun the Earth! This rare collection includes: ALIENS: ROGUE #1-4, ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #1-10, ALIENS: LABYRINTH #1-4, ALIENS: SALVATION, ALIENS: MUSIC OF THE SPEARS #1-4 and ALIENS: STRONGHOLD #1-4 — plus material from DARK HORSE COMICS #3-5, #11-13 and #15-19; PREVIEWS (1993) #1-12; PREVIEWS (1994) #1; and ALIENS MAGAZINE (1992) #9-20.
Check out the all-new cover by Mahmud Asrar as well as the exclusive direct market variant cover by Paul Mendoza and be sure to pick up this must-have collection when ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 2 hits shops in August 2021! For more information, visit Marvel.com.
ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 2
Written by IAN EDGINTON, CHRIS WARNER, KELLEY PUCKETT, PAUL GUINAN, DAN JOLLEY, JIM WOODRING, DAVE GIBBONS, CHET WILLIAMSON, JOHN ARCUDI, SARAH BYAM, JOHN BYRNE, PETER MILLIGAN, MICHAEL COOK & MORE
Art by WILL SIMPSON, PAUL GUINAN, TONY ATKINS, ALLEN NUNIS, JOHN NADEAU, KILIAN PLUNKETT,
MIKE MIGNOLA, TIM HAMILTON, DOUG MAHNKE, DAVID ROACH, MARK A. NELSON, PAUL MENDOZA, JOHN BYRNE, PAUL JOHNSON & CHRISTIAN GORNY
Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
Direct Market Exclusive Cover by PAUL MENDOZA
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