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Aliens: Pig is a one-shot comic book story published by Dark Horse Comics in March 1997. The story was written by Chuck Dixon, drawn by Henry Flint, inked by Andrew Pepoy, lettered by Steve Dutro, colored by Cary Porter and edited by Ian Stude & Randy Stradley. The issue featured a painted cover by Chris Scalf .

Pig was eventually collected along with other Aliens comics in Aliens: Omnibus, Volume 6 in December 2008.

In the Aliens comics line, Aliens: Pig was preceded by Aliens: Headhunters (Jan. 1997) and was followed by Aliens: Havoc (June-July 1997) and Aliens: Special (June 1997).

PlotEdit

Official description:

Stitch and his band of space pirates have designs on looting the wreckage of a crashed ore tug before the rightful owners can arrive to salvage the valuable cargo. The problem: a nest of Aliens has set up housekeeping near the wrecked tug. Stitch's solution: a cute little pig carrying a low-yield nuke wired to a remote detonator. Not since Babe has so much rested on the outcome of a porker's performance. How about a little bacon with your Alien eggs?

Behind the ScenesEdit

Pig writer Chuck Dixon also wrote the Predator story Predator: The Pride at Nghasa. In the comics field, Dixon is perhaps most known for his work with DC Comics and in particular for his work with Batman in his time as writer of the flagship title Detective Comics.

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