Genre: horror-suspense; science fiction
Created in: 1979
- The Alien franchise began with the film Alien in 1979, directed by Ridley Scott. In the same year it first featured in comic books as an adaptation of this original film. In 1988 the francise released the sequel Aliens. Since then the francise has used 'Alien' and 'Aliens' interchangeably depending on the title.
The feature focuses on deadly encounters with 'the Alien' and humanity. The Alien is also referred to as an Xenomorph.
- Covenant; Endoparasitoid; Extraterrestrial; Prometheus; Xenomorph