The first official project to be announced for Local Comic Shop Day® 2018, is Dark Horse’s LCSD exclusive cover of William Gibson’s Alien 3 – The Unproduced Screenplay,
This is the official adaptation of the original screenplay for Alien 3, written by William Gibson, the award-winning science fiction author of the cyberpunk cult classic Neuromancer. You’ll see familiar characters and places-but not all is the same in this horrifying Cold War thriller!After the deadly events of the film Aliens, the spaceship Sulaco carrying the sleeping bodies of Ripley, Hicks, Newt, and Bishop are intercepted by the Union of Progressive Peoples. What the U.P.P forces don’t expect is another deadly passenger that is about to unleash chaos between two governmental titans intent on developing the ultimate cold war weapon of mass destruction.
o Based on the original screenplay by Neuromancer’s William Gibson!
o Adaptation and art by Johnnie Christmas-co-creator of Margaret Atwood’s Angel Catbird and creator of Image Comics’ Firebug.
o Featuring some of the most famous characters in the Alien film canon: Hicks, Bishop, Newt, and Ripley.
Tell your local comics retailer you want them to be a part of Local Comic Shop Day®
Have them sign up here: www.comicspro.org/lcsd2018
Deadline to sign up is September 14th.
Local Comic Shop Day® calls attention to locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture. Each comic shop will mark the Local Comic Shop Day® occasion in its own unique way. With exclusive, unique and limited items created just for the event on Saturday November 17, LCSD is a great time to pop into your Local Comic Shop to begin your holiday gift buying.