Heavy Metal's Alien: The Illustrated Story by Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson was distributed by Simon and Schuster, and it's a graphic -- really graphic -- adaptation of the 1979 Ridley Scott horror film right down to the chest-bursting, face-hugging action.
The comic-book adaptation opens with a quote from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, "We live as we dream - alone," and then launches into the story of the Nostromo's encounter with a malevolent (and perfect?) life-form. The comic follows the details of the theatrical release closely. For instance, it doesn't feature the famous deleted scene with Dallas's transformation into egg…”