Aliens: Colonial Marines (1993-1994) Dark Horse Comics
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #4 (OF 10) / Joe Phillips cover art Aliens: Colonial Marines was a 12-issue limited comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics irregularly from January 1993-July 1994 set in the fictional Aliens universe.

The series was written by Chris Warner, Paul Guinan, Kelley Puckett and Dan Jolley; drawn by Tony Akins, Guinan, Allen Nunis and John Nadeau ; and inked by Guinan, Ande Parks , Terry Pallot, Bob Smith, Jim McDermott and Jordi Ensign. It was lettered by Clem Robins , and colored by Matt Hollingsworth, Pamela Rambo and Doug Jones. It was edited by Dan Thorsland and Randy Stradley and the series featured painted covers by artists Robert Mentor and Joe Phillips (two of the covers focusing on Private Carmen Vazquez).

The Aliens comic books were first published by Dark Horse Comics in 1988 and set in the Alien fictional universe. Some stories often feature the company Weyland-Yutani and the United States Colonial Marines. Originally intended as a sequel to James Cameron's Aliens, the first mini-series features the characters of Rebecca 'Newt' Jorden and Corporal Dwayne Hicks. Later series also included the further adventures of Ellen Ripley. Other stories are completely unique to the Alien universe, and are often used to explore other aspects of the species, such as their sociology and biology.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines #1 (1993) Robert Mentor Cover &  Tony Akins Pencils,  Chris Warner Story, 1st Appearance of Lt. Joseph Henry

Aliens: Colonial Marines #1 (1993) Robert Mentor Cover & Tony Akins Pencils, Chris Warner Story, 1st Appearance of Lt. Joseph Henry Meet Lt. Joseph Henry; the son of one of the most influential politicians on Earth, a proud member of the Colonial Marines, and a poor slob in a heap of trouble. Lt. Henry, after yet again being charged with insubordination, is put in command of a platoon of the absolute worst Marines in the sector and assigned the lowest detail in the corp -- checking up on a toxic waste dump! What Lt. Henry and company don't know is that this mission is about to go from bad to worse, because a strangely organized batch of Aliens has taken over the waste dump!
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Aliens: Colonial Marines #2 (1993) Robert Mentor Cover &  Tony Akins Pencils,  Chris Warner Story, 1st Appearance Private Carmen Vasquez

Aliens: Colonial Marines #2 (1993) Robert Mentor Cover & Tony Akins Pencils, Chris Warner Story, 1st Appearance Private Carmen Vasquez Private Carmen Vasquez has joined the corp and is working hard to become as tough as her legendary big sister. What Carmen and the rest of her platoon don't know is that their mission will bring them face-to-face with the terror that took her sister's life, and has haunted her dreams ever since... ALIENS! Take a gruesome tour of a derelict space station with a group of Aliens who know the meaning of Semper Fi!
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #3 (OF 10)

Colonial Marines #3 (1993) Robert Mentor Cover & Tony Akins Pencils, Kelley Puckett Story Lt. Henry and his crew of ne'er-do-wells are -- to put it simply -- in the soup. Stranded in a space station with a pack of bloodthirsty Aliens waiting behind every access hatch, this platoon of Colonial Marines will leave no shell unfired in their struggle to survive. And as the pulse-fire echoes through the corridors, a hideous plan of mutating humans into Aliens is uncovered, leading Lt. Henry to wonder if this is more than just a random infestation.
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #4 (OF 10)

Colonial Marines #4 (1993) Joe Phillips Cover, Paul Guinan & Allen Nunis Pencils, Kelley Puckett Story The colonial marines set down on the planet known as Bracken's World. On this world is a facility that farms massive kelp beds. The marines investigate the facility because there is not supposed to be an outlet here. When they arrive, dozens of mutated bug-men attack them and the marines have to fight them off. Retreating from the main building, they rendezvous in the middle of the kelp beds. Alien Xenomorphs with aquatic characteristics leap from the kelp beds and begin attacking them. The marines hold them off long enough until the dropship arrives to pick them up.
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #6 (OF 10)

Colonial Marines #6 (1993) Joseph (Joe) Phillips Cover, Paul Guinan & Allen Nunis Pencils, Kelley Puckett Story The showdown on Bracken's World comes to a skull-crunching climax as Marines and colonists go toe-to-toe with the forces of the maniacal Bug-Men. And lest you think we would forgo plot development for the sake of action -- Beliveau fesses up as to the identity of the enigmatic "father" of the Bug-Men! The plot is thickening quickly, folks, so don't miss this pivotal issue!
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #7 (OF 10)
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #8 (OF 10)
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #9 (OF 10)
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ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES #10 (OF 10)
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