Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Kieran McKeown, JL Straw
Letterer: Nate Piekos
Colourist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Roberto De LaTorre
January 29, 2020
Format: FC, 96 pages; TPB; 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
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.
United Americas Allied Command Luna Base
70% Nitrogen breathable atmosphere
USCM Forward Operating Base
40 Eridani A
10 times the size of Earth
Private First Class Zula M Hendricks
USMC0408598 Q P08
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
Hex Shelter – Provides 6 hours of protection from Nuclear fallout.
JDAM(Joint Direct Attack Munition)
Mars Terraformed by nukes
- Alec gets an eye injury on the same side as Hicks.
40 Eridani AM – EPISODE 3#
SELECTION- EPISODE 1#
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.
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.
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#
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.
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
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#
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.
- 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