Aliens: Resistance (2019)

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CREATORS

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Robert Carey
Colourist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Roberto De La Torre
Genre: Science-Fiction
Publication Date:
August 07, 2019
Format: FC, 96 pages; TPB; 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
Price: $17.99
Age range: 14
ISBN-10: 1-50671-126-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-50671-126-3

Summary

Following the events of Alien: Isolation, Amanda Ripley is kept silent by the Weyland-Yutani Corporation about the xenomorph threat. Enter Zula Hendricks, an Ex-Colonial Marine, in need of Ripley’s help to expose a sinister bio-weapons program. The duo teams up against an upgraded arsenal designed to keep the darkest atrocities secret!

PLACES

The Celestial

Colony Ship Gaspar
-1100 Colonists
-5 Synthetic Support Staff

Weyland Yutani Blacksite
*Estimated to be 40 Eridani AM

CHARACTERS

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

Davis One – Combat Synthetic
Resistance – Davis’ Neural Chip was retrieved by Zula Hendricks 200 meters under the ocean.
Consciousness has been transferred to a portable terminal, when on the mission they transfer themself to the Nuke.
Then manages to transfer themself to Zula’s hairclip with a micro transmitter.
Then to save Alec Brand and use him as proof that Weyland-Yutani has been experimenting on colonists Davis transfers his consciousness to the shuttle and leaves the planet without Amanda and Zula.

Amanda Ripley – Engineer

Franklin Synthetics

Alec Brand – 03638

Businesses/Corporations/Governments

Seegson

Weyland Yutani

Brands/Tools/Vehicles/Machinery

Commuter Monorail

Windmill

Miscellaneous/Terminology

Acid tipped bullets

Missile

Easter Eggs

  • Weyland corporation logo on the cover of issue 1

Timeline

Sevastopol Station
(2137)

Alien: Isolation
(December 14, 2137) *Floated for 3 days in a pressure suit
Amanda Ripley is picked up.

INTERCEPTED – EPISODE 1#
(2140)

After the traumatic events of Alien: Isolation, Weyland-Yutani has blacklisted Amanda Ripley, and she has ranged far to get away from her past encounter with the xenomorphs. After Aliens: Defiance, Zula Hendricks has been living under the radar, keeping an eye on the activities of the malevolent megacorporation, waiting for her chance to expose its xenomorph weapons program. With Ripley’s help, she will.

Zula Hendricks picks up Amanda Ripley from Earth.

Colony ships launch twice a day, usually unregulated. Costs everything you own to start fresh.

Attacked by 3 drones not using NEARFIELD.

Sleep for 9 days in cryo aboard THE CELESTIAL

Aboard the colony ship GASPAR 03638 Alec Brand is asleep

Amanda suffers from claustrophobia after bing in space for 3 days after the events of Alien: Isolation

EXTRACTION – EPISODE 2#
(2140)

After barely escaping an attack by the experimental synthetic models known as FRANKLIN, Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks make their way to the Weyland-Yutani black site with the intent to disrupt a xenomorph-based weapons test. When they arrive, they realize what is truly at stake – they must do whatever it takes to stop new technology from being deployed.

Visual refrence to Chris Foss Concept Art

Gaspar’s passenger manifest has been erased and the ship reclassified as a re-supply.

Weyland Yutani Blacksite

Location classified

Amanda Zula and Davis trigger the self destruct on the GASPAR but Davis is left aboard the NUKE’s computer.

ABANDONED – EPISODE 3#
(2140)

Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks survive a harrowing descent to the moon’s surface, only to discover the extent of the Xenomorph program. Will they be able to complete their mission and destroy the Franklins, or will thousands of kidnapped colonists become the Aliens’ prey?

Location classified

*Estimated to be 40 Eridani AM, the moon of 40 Eridani A because of Issue 3# pg 18 image shows a large white dwarf with a small moon in orbit. Eridani A has a moon located in the Goldilocks zone and is the second closest white dwarf star to earth.

DETONATION – EPISODE 4#
(2140)

Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks stalk through the jungle moon, neck-deep in Weyland-Yutani’s horrifying testing grounds, where colonists are being hunted by all manner of the corporation’s experiments. The nuclear option may be the only way to complete their mission

Location classified

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