Aliens Sources

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Alien

The first film in the Alien franchise that introduced the world to Ripley and various stages of the Xenomorph.

Aliens

The second film in the Alien franchise and the basis for most of the recurring imagery of the series as well as the basic blueprint for the current versions of the world in which the alien series lives.

Alien 3

The third and most contested film in the alien series. Set on a penal colony with limited resources and a storyline that was as intriguing as it was dour, it marked the end of Ripleys initial journey.

Alien Resurrection

The fourth series in the Alien films set 200 years after the death of Ellen Ripley. The Colonial Marines have been replaced by a more generic United Systems Military, and the story focuses more on a band of smugglers and the cargo they are delivering to a secret military research vessel.

Comics

Multitudes of comics were published by Dark Horse that expanded the Aliens universe. While the quality after the initial series can be debated, the comics are treated by many as more canon than some of the films.

Novel

Like the various comic series, the novels are very hit or miss and have mined a lot of the the same variation of material over the years.

Video Game

Several attempts have been made over the years to turn the franchise into a successful video games. These tend to be very black or white with the results either stellar, or downright crappy.

CCG

The Official CCG from the 90's along with several fan made home brew games introduced new ideas and mechanics to the world.

Prometheus

The "sort of" prequel film to the Alien franchise is a hotly debated and interesting take on the material.

Toys

A variety of good and bad toys have been associated with the alien films over the years. Anything that originated with one of these toy lines can be found here.