(W) Mark Verheiden (A/CA) Mark A. Nelson. For the thirtieth anniversary of Aliens* Dark Horse is releasing an oversized hardcover edition of the unabridged and unadulterated series! In 1988* Dark Horse's Aliens* with stunning art by Mark A. Nelson and a script by Mark Verheiden* took the comics market by storm . . . until the release of Alien3 forced the story to change.