Illustrated by: Andrea Broccardo
Cover Art by: Javier Fernandez
Written by: Declan Shalvey
Release date: November 15, 2023
*Minor Spoilers Ahead
EVERYONE WILL HEAR YOU SCREAM!
• In deep space spins a world infected by the universe’s greatest killers. Most people – sane people – would construct a barrier thicker than the hulls of ten Nostromos and leave it to rot.
• But where most people see a death trap, Weyland-Yutani sees the biggest payout in the history of civilization. And if it costs a few human lives to secure? Those come cheap here.
• Corporate corruption, personal betrayals and extraordinary violence – Declan Shalvey and Andrea Broccardo’s next and greatest Alien story starts here!
“Alien #1” from Marvel Comics sets the stage for an intense, gripping tale that plunges readers deep into the terrifying reaches of space. Written by Declan Shalvey and brought to life by Andrea Broccardo’s art, this comic is a masterclass in suspense and chilling storytelling.
The narrative unfolds in deep space, where a world teems with the most formidable and deadly creatures in the universe. The sane would steer clear, fortifying barriers thicker than the hulls of ten Nostromos. However, where others see an impending doom, Weyland-Yutani glimpses the potential for the grandest payout in civilization’s history.
The narrative delves into the disturbing depths of corporate corruption, personal betrayals, and an atmosphere steeped in extraordinary violence. Shalvey and Broccardo craft a narrative that’s not just a story—it’s an experience that grips readers and refuses to let go.
The writing plunges you into a world where human lives are weighed against the promise of monumental gains, highlighting the chilling cost of corporate greed in the darkest corners of space. The artwork by Broccardo and the cover art by Javier Fernandez amplify the haunting atmosphere, evoking a sense of dread that lingers long after the comic is closed.
“Alien #1” isn’t just a comic; it’s an immersive journey into the heart of fear and corporate manipulation. It’s a testament to Shalvey and Broccardo’s mastery in capturing the essence of horror and suspense that keeps readers on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the chilling twists and turns that await in this new Alien saga. This debut issue heralds the start of an unforgettable and bone-chilling story that’s sure to captivate both longtime Alien fans and newcomers alike.
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