Aliens: Rescue (2019)

CREATORS

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Kieran McKeown, JL Straw
Letterer: Nate Piekos
Colourist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Roberto De LaTorre
Genre: Science-Fiction
Publication Date:
January 29, 2020
Format: FC, 96 pages; TPB; 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″

ISBN-10: 1-50671-127-8
ISBN-13: 978-1-50671-127-0

Summary

Colonial Marines are the elite military fighters of the future, battling alien threats across the galaxy. One hero has the chance to fight alongside Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks, who saved him from Xenomorphs so long ago.

PLACES

United Americas Allied Command Luna Base

El Hoyo

Mars

70% Nitrogen breathable atmosphere

Luna

USCM Forward Operating Base

40 Eridani A
10 times the size of Earth

CHARACTERS

Private First Class Zula M Hendricks
USMC0408598 Q P08
5ft tall

Davis One – Combat Synthetic
Rescue – Davis is aboard The Borneo as an AI.
Transfers his consciousness to a flying drone which then drops 2 JDAMS on the hive.

Amanda Ripley – Engineer

Alec Brand – Colonial Marine

Lena Bowden – Lieutenant Commander USCM

Businesses/Corporations/Governments

Weyland Yutani

Brands/Tools/Vehicles/Machinery

The Borneo

Hex Shelter – Provides 6 hours of protection from Nuclear fallout.

Mini-Gun

JDAM(Joint Direct Attack Munition)

JDAM

Miscellaneous/Terminology

Mars Terraformed by nukes

Critters

Weapons Cache

Easter Eggs

  • Alec gets an eye injury on the same side as Hicks.

Timeline

40 Eridani AM – EPISODE 3#
(2141)

SELECTION- EPISODE 1#
(2146)

United Americas
Allied Command Luna Base

Following the events of Aliens: Resistance, Alec Brand, the colonist rescued by Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks, has grown up into an elite Colonial Marine. A secret mission brings him back to the alien-infested moon where he was rescued . . . and face to face with the past.

Mars
Alec Brand is deployed on Mars which has been terraformed by nukes. The atmosphere is now 70% breathable Nitrogen which encourages the growth of critters to become a great size.

Luna
3 Months Later

Alec Brand has revealed to him Amanda and Zula are alive as of 3 days earlier.

0500 Alec Brand is asked to meet the USCM Agent to meet in the hangar.

RECON – EPISODE 2#
(2146)

Alec Brand has survived xenomorphs and fought to become a Colonial Marine, an elite soldier. Out of nowhere, old wounds are reopened as Alec is shocked to find out that Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks are both alive and they need help.

The Borneo

Davis is aboard The Borneo as an AI.

USCM Forward Operating Base.

*For the past 6 years meteorites have been hitting 40 Eridani A as the moon had been nuked years ago.

PROJECTION – EPISODE 3#
(2141) – FLASHBACK

Classified space.

Alec Brand has deployed with Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks to classified space, where a massive Alien infestation has been left to grow and mutate. Their mission remains the same: stay one step ahead of Weyland-Yutani and eliminate the infestation.

Amanda, Zula and her Unit (Maybe from Alien: Prototype) arrive at 40 Eridani.

Flashback – Davis acquires a body but cannot stay in it for the long term.

Flashback – Earth Amanda and Zula.

DENIABILITY- EPISODE 4#
(2146)

Earth

Tracking the mysterious Alien migration, the detachment of Colonial Marines, heading up by Amanda Ripley, Zula Hendricks, and Alec Brand, come across a horror they never could have expected.

Alec throws dynamite into the hive with 3 Queens.

Escapes the blast with his left eye injured.

Credits

  • Some information and calculations provided by Brad Suedbeck, a fellow gunperson and consultant.
  • Some information provided by Kasey Kieta, dedicated fellow Alien Nerd and 3d artist