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William Gibson's Unused Alien 3 Movie Script Being Recycled Into Comic

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, July 12 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

William Gibson's Unused Alien 3 Movie Script Being Recycled Into Comic

It's the Alien story "you always wanted!"

Source: Press Release

Ask anyone and they'll most certainly agree that Alien 3 was definitely a movie. The 1992 film was directed by David Fincher and written by David Giler, Walter Hill, and Larry Ferguson. It currently holds a 47% on Rotten Tomatoes.

But before it hit movie theaters, the script got an early pass from William GibsonDark Horse has announced a new five issue mini-series based on Gibson's original treatment.

Following the deadly events of Aliens, the Union of Progressive Peoples intercepts the spaceship carrying the hibernating bodies of Ripley, Hicks, Newt, and Bishop. But unbeknownst to them, they have also picked up another deadly passenger whose discovery will unleash a race between two governments to weaponize the xenomorph in this horrifying and poignant Cold War-themed thriller.

Written by Gibson, the mini-series will have art by Johnnie Christmas and colors by Tamra Bonvillain. Ensuring the mini will sell well, Dark Horse has ordered variant covers from James Harren, Daniel Warren Johnson, Paolo Rivera, Tradd Moore, and Christian Ward.

William Gibson's Aliens 3 #1 is set to release November 7, 2018.


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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.

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