Predator Comics New and Old On the Way From Dark Horse

The big day for the Predator franchise continues. This morning, the teaser trailer for Shane Black's The Predator was released, and now, CBR has the first details of two upcoming Predator comic book projects from Dark Horse Comics.

First up is Predator: Hunters II, a sequel to the 2017 miniseries. Like the original, it'll be written by Dark Horse Senior Editor and Predator veteran Chris Warner, this time joined by artist Agustin Padilla (Francisco Ruiz Velasco illustrated the first Hunters) story. The series is set to debut in August.

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Here's the official description of Predator: Hunters II: "Since the beginning of time, Predators have come to Earth from their home among the stars to stalk and kill the strongest of humans for sport. But now the tables have turned, and a group of human hunters has set their sights on the Predators. But they soon find out they are competing with a mysterious government agency that is after the same prey. The hunt is on, and only the strongest and smartest will survive!"

Later in the year, Dark Horse will unveil the Predator: The Essential Comics Volume 1 collection, a collection set to include the publisher's original stories based on the 20th Century Fox film franchise: 1989'sPredator: Concrete Jungle, 1991's Predator: Cold War and 1996's Predator: Dark River. Those stories were written by Mark Verheiden, with art on Concrete Jungle by the aforementioned Chris Warner. Ron Randal illustrated Cold War and Dark River. The 368-page paperback will have a cover price of $24.99.

This news follows the late April announcement of the companion book Aliens Essential Comics Volume 1, scheduled for release on on Oct. 24.

Predator: Hunters II #1 is scheduled for release on Aug. 8. Predator: The Essential Comics Volume 1 is scheduled for release on Dec. 12.

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