Alien: The Archive
Alien the archive


Alien: The Archive.


Alien: The Archive released 31 Oct 2014, written by Mark Salisbury and published by Titan Books celebrating the 35th anniversary of Alien. Alien: The Archive is the first complete book of the stunning artwork and photography from all four films.

The book is set as the most comprehensive book ever created about the Alien franchise with new exclusive interviews with Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver with content that has never been released.


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The book contains a foreword about the book with Sigourney Weaver character Ellen Ripley, continuing the book contains details about the films Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection.

Included are artwork, on-set, behind the scenes, production, filming, spacecraft, cast and planets details about the films including some unreleased artwork, unused ideas and on-set images.

Alien, has artists Chris Foss, Moebius and H.R. Giger ideas, unused and other ideas that developed into the film. Aliens, the Sulaco features heavily with behind the scenes and on set images. Alien 3, starts with Vincent Wards' wooden planet concept, Mike Worrals alien design and the EEV. Alien Resurrection, features unseen images of cast and aliens with new concepts.

The contents of the book includes;
The book (320 pages, in hardback).
New artwork.


Author Mark Salisbury

Alien The Archive limited edition

The Alien: The Archive collector's edition is signed and numbered by H. R. Giger. Mike Worrall 1990 concept drawing of the xenomorph for the Alien 3.


See alsoEdit


Also available are the following books:
Alien Dairies (2013)
Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report (2014)



Alien: The Archive


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