Marvel Comics Obtains Rights To Alien And Predator

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Jun 20, 2012
Dark Horse Comics has been publishing material related to the Alien and Predator movies for nearly its entire existence. They took a chance on an Aliens book in 1988 and it took off, paving the way for countless expanded universe stories, and acquired Predator in 1989. It was Dark Horse that came up with the idea of merging the two properties, something the movie studio later adapted for itself.
Dark Horse has wound up suffering the most from the Iger era of The Walt Disney Company…nearly everything Disney has purchased happened to be something DH has been licensing for decades. First they lost Star Wars, then Buffy, and as of now, Alien and Predator…they’re headed to the comics publisher Disney owns, Marvel Comics.
IGN broke the news, and published the first-ever Marvel illustrations relating to both properties. Keep in mind these are just teaser images and do not reflect any actual...

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