Aliens: Defiance #12

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Stephen Thompson Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: June 21, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
8.2Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

After her return to Earth, Zula Hendricks fully expects to answer for her defiance. But instead of military tribunals, what she experiences is a chilling look into the future of warfare, courtesy of Weyland-Yutani's R&D labs. Her mission may not be over just yet.

  • 10
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Jun 21, 2017

    Had to do some digging by the end of Aliens: Defiance #12, but it sucks that this is the end of the series. The minute this started to feel like a conclusion, the reality began to set in. Part of me knew it wasn't going to be that long of an ongoing book, so there was always the fear of when that end would come because this story was so good.Aliens: Defiance changed the game for what kind of story could come of this franchise. A diverse lead, a different kind of main character, and a whole new kind of adventure going against Weyland-Yutani. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Hulking Reviewer - Dave Gogel Jun 18, 2017

    After a bit of a stumble last issue, Aliens Defiance #12 rebounds nicely. Lots of loose ends are tied up and momentum is built for the rest of the story. Hendricks has a new fight ahead of her; I can't wait to see what she is going to do next. Until then, stay frosty" Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    We The Nerdy - Chad Waller Jun 20, 2017

    Ill end this review with reiterating the first sentence: Aliens: Defiance as a series will go down as one of the great Alien comics. Brian Wood has given us a great show of terror, tough choices, great characters, and enough subversion to keep me on my toes. Its been a joy to read and review. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jun 21, 2017

    Though it's a quieter kind of epilogue than I might have care for in some ways, and the lack of the xenomorph as an active participant in what's going on rather than a nightmare sequen doesn't help, it's a solid end to the run that went in unexpected directions. It does somewhat feel like this isn't where the book intended to go from the start but got shifted this way along the way but that kind of unnatural path has its own appeal as well. Brian Wood put together some great chapters in this run and serves up a solid epilogue for it all here and he was well paired with Eduardo Francisco here on the artwork. With this being a more human issue with lots of people of different stripes involved that comes across very well and made for a good read. The earlier part of the run will stand out for me more than the final third of it, however. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Jun 21, 2017

    Aliens: Defiance is still a great series, but it ended with a fraction of the strength it began with Read Full Review

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