1979’s Ridley Scott horror film Alien is no stranger to sequels. When you’re a cultural phenomenon sequels happen, and Brian Wood is back to continue the story. Following his 2016 book Aliens: Defiance, his next work Alien: Resistance features Ellen Ripley’s daughter Amanda. As mentioned, Wood is penning the comic book with Robert Carey handling the art, Dan Jackson on colors, and Nate Piekos on letters.
Aliens: Resistance follows the events of the popular video game Aliens: Isolation which starred Ellen Ripley’s daughter Amanda Ripley fifteen years after the events of the original film as she fought for survival against the monstrous xenomorph aboard a remote space station while attempting to uncover the hidden secrets of her mother’s disappearance from the insidious Weyland-Yutani Corporation. Now, in Aliens: Resistance, Ripley is kept silent by Weyland-Yutani now that the xenomorph threat has been brought to light. But when Zula Hendricks, the Ex-Colonial Marine from Aliens: Defiance, arrives in need of Ripley’s help to expose a sinister bio-weapons program, the duo teams up to lead a resistance against an upgraded arsenal designed to keep the darkest atrocities secret!
Aliens: Resistance #1 of a 4 part series goes on sale January 23, 2019.