A new Aliens story, ALIENS COLONIAL MARINES: RISING THREAT, will feature characters from the upcoming game by Cold Iron Studios.

The press release follows:

Media Release -- Prolific Aliens writer Brian Wood (Aliens: Defiance, Sword Daughter), artist Werther Dell'Edera (Briggs Land, X-Force), colorist Michael Atiyeh (Anthem, Halo: Initiation), letterer Nate Piekos of Blambot, and cover artist Tristan Jones are bringing the terror of the xenomorphs to the printed page once again with Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat.

Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat delves into the formative years of the Colonial Marines. Tying into the events of the upcoming Cold Iron Studios videogame, this new series introduces Olivia Shipp, leader of a squad of battle-weary Marines who have defied orders to rescue the survivors of a refinery under siege.

Aliens Colonial Marines: Rising Threat #1 (of eight) goes on sale September 18, 2019, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Praise for Aliens: Defiance:

"Aliens: Defiance continues to make its case as one of the best (potentially the best?) Aliens franchise comics. Great story, fantastic art . . . What more could you ask for in a comic?"—AiPT!

"If you're not reading Aliens: Defiance at this point I'm leaving a facehugger under your tree for Christmas. Stay frosty!"—Hulking Reviewer

"It's a stellar sci-fi horror comic in its own right, and it's a hell of an Aliens one, too."—Comics: The Gathering