Alien #6

Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Salvador Larroca Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 25, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 12
7.3Critic Rating
7.4User Rating

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•  Epsilon Station is losing its orbit.
•  Gabriel Cruz is losing his son.
•  Can anything be saved?
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  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 25, 2021

    Salvador Larroca knocks it out of the park with the art in this issue. There is a beautiful mix of darkness, terror and detail in every panel of this issue and I loved the way it progressed the story visually. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Nick Devonald Aug 25, 2021

    This first chapter in Marvels take on the iconic Xenomorph is filled with plenty of potential for the future, expanding the mythology and taking it in new directions, while telling an entertaining story which feels familiar and new at the same time. It goes to show there is plenty of life left in this monster, and the mythology from the prequels is neatly included here as well. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Aug 26, 2021

    Bits and PiecesAlien #6 wraps up the current arc well enough by resolving the main conflict with a lot of sacrifices from the main character. The art is good, and the door is left open for the story to continue, but the conclusion here is less than satisfying because the questions raised about the Alien Queen and the Alpha aren't fully addresses. Read Full Review

  • 5.0 - Chase Magnett Aug 25, 2021

    Overwriting runs rampant like the first few sessions of an RPG and the impulse to explain undermines any metaphors intended to be shown. Yet when the script finally opts to simply show these characters under unimaginable pressure, a diamond of a good idea can be seen. It's enough to keep me reading because, despite how badly this franchise's core strengths are regularly mangled in endless sequels, the results are rarely dull. Read Full Review

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