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Dark Horse comics premiere anthology presents in this issue the beginning of a two-part Aliens saga, by Heartbreakers co-creator Paul Guinan! Other features this issue include a Dark Horse/Kitchen Sink co-presentation- a preview to the sequel to the Harvey and Eisner award-winning series Kings in Disguise by creators Dan Burr and Jim Vance, plus the penultimate chapter in Bruce Zick's interstellar myth-odyssey, Argosy!


  • Aliens - Part 1: Advent - One-time playboy, Wellington Frick, accompanied by his personal android, a cyborg bodyguard and a freelance reporter, scour ruins on a distant planet in search of a lost expedition team. The hatched eggs and mangled remains of that they find forewarn them as to what may be waiting around the next corner...
  • Kings in Disguise - With Sam laid up in bed, his "French Prince in disguise" hobo companion takes the time to get a better look about Sam's home town. His encounters with townsfolk, friendly and unfriendly remind him of the value of social responsibility and the importance of actions
  • The Argosy


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Dark Horse Presents #42 0

Aliens. Part 1: AdventFinally, some proper story about Aliens in DHP and not an advertisement for their own comic. The art is awesome and not only in the modern definition of the word. It's only a beginning of the story, the first part, but it is good in its own right, characters are interesting, the guy who survived 'chest-bursters' especially. The reporter makes a good one to relate. The mythology captures my mind but sadly there were no answers to my questions: who built it? why? Android wan...

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