Other Alien / Predator / AvP / Prometheus Books

Here’s a list of Alien-Predator related books covering a whole range of things. The list is sorted by most recent first down to oldest. You can view a larger image of a book by clicking the relevant cover thumbnail.

 Other Alien / Predator / AvP / Prometheus Books
Title: The Predator: The Art and Making of the Film
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Written By: James Nolan
Publication Date: September 25, 2018
Description: Witness the return of one of the most formidable movie monsters of all time as director Shane Black brings The Predator to the world’s cinema screens. This official companion book provides a unique look at the making of the movie, including fascinating detail on all the major aspects of production such as stunt work, production design, visual effects, costumes and props. Interviews with the cast and crew highlight the evolution of the story and the challenges faced while bringing an incredible new chapter in this blockbuster franchise to life. Captivating concept art and on-set photography reveal the creative processes behind the creatures, the technology and the breathtaking action set pieces that feature in this long-awaited new movie. This book is a must-have for all Predator fans!


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Title: Alien Covenant: David’s Drawings
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Written By: Dane Hallett, Matt Hatton
Publication Date: September 04, 2018
Description: Before Alien Covenant, David was stranded alone on the Engineers’ planet and – left to his own dark devices – he began to push the boundaries of creation. Delve into this exclusive collection, containing two books, to gain an insight into the android’s descent into madness. The in-universe sketchbook contains over two hundred illustrations from the set and will take you inside the mind of David. It features the complete arc of his journey from the studies of flora and fauna, to his more sinister experiments on creatures, and the disturbing demise of Dr Elizabeth Shaw. The companion book, Developing the Art of an Android, holds an interview with Dane Hallett and Matt Hatton – the artists behind all of the beautifully grotesque sketches. Alien Covenant: David’s Drawings will satisfy every serious fan’s hunger for details of the most intriguing character from the Alien prequels.


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Title: The Art and Making of Alien Covenant
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Written By: Simon Ward
Publication Date: May 23, 2017
Description: Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in the groundbreaking Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. Alien: Covenant – The Art of the Film reveals how the visual style of the film evolved, with breathtaking concept art accompanied by insight and interviews with key cast and crew.
This official companion book explores all the major environments, creatures and technology that feature in this exciting new movie. It explores the intricate technology of the eponymous colony ship and its auxiliary vehicles, designs of the crew’s uniforms and weaponry, artwork of key locations and breathtaking alien art imagery in amazing detail. Packed with fascinating sketches, blueprints, diagrams, full-color artwork, final film frames and behind-the-scenes shots from the set, Alien: Covenant – The Art of the Film is the ultimate literary companion to this highly anticipated movie event.


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Title: Aliens: The Set Photography
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Written By: Simon Ward
Publication Date: August 09, 2016
Description: A new hardback photography book documenting the making of Aliens, the 1986 smash hit movie directed by James Cameron. Aliens: The Set Photography reveals a unique new perspective on the making of James Cameron’s film as the focus shifts behind the cameras to capture the director, cast and crew as they bring the second action-packed installment of the Alien saga to the big screen. Released to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the movie, Aliens: The Set Photography features brand-new insights and memories from Carrie Henn (Newt) and Jenette Goldstein (Private Vasquez). With a wealth of never-before-seen pictures including casting publicity shots, behind-the-scenes ‘between-take’ breaks, weapons, vehicles and much more, Aliens: The Set Photography acts as a sumptuous visual celebration of this sci-fi classic.


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Title: Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report
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Written By: Stephani Perry
Publication Date: April 26, 2016
Description: For hundreds of years now, scientists at the Weyland-Yutani Corporation have been monitoring the behavior of an alien life-form so powerful that its potential for military application appears limitless. Although all attempts to harness the beast’s abilities have ended in appalling bloodshed, the acquisition of the Xenomorph remains a priority. As such, Weyland-Yutani has granted you access to their detailed files on the alien in the hope that you will be able to help capture and subjugate one of these fascinating yet deadly creatures.


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Title: Alien Next Door
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Written By: Joey Spiotto
Publication Date: November 3, 2015
Description: See a new, caring side to the legendary science fiction monster as he tends to Jonesy the cat, endeavours to keep his house cleaner than the Nostromo, and searches for his place on a cold, new, alien world: Earth. From facehuggers to feather dusters, discover how the perfect killing machine relaxes after a day of scaring space marines.


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Title: Alien – The Archive
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Written By: Mark Salisbury
Publication Date: October 31, 2014
Description: Alien: The Archive is a beautiful celebration of these landmark films, delving deep into the process of how all four films were created. From the earliest script ideas to final cut, this book showcases the making of the series in exhaustive and exclusive detail. Featuring storyboards from Ridley Scott, exclusive concept designs from Ron Cobb and Syd Mead, behind-the-scenes imagery of the xenomorphs being created, deleted scenes, unused ideas, costumes, weapons, and much more.
This must have retrospective also includes brand new interviews with Ridley Scott, Sigourney Weaver, H.R. Giger, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Jenette Goldstein, and those whose vision and originality created a cinema legend. This book is for all fans of Alien, art lovers, and cinema and science fiction historians. Alien:The Archive is the final word on the series and showcases the breathtaking creation of a terrifying and beautiful filmic nightmare.


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Title: The Art of Alien: Isolation
Written By: Andy McVittie
Publication Date: October 7, 2014
Description: The Art of Alien: Isolation is a high-end art book featuring over 300 images from the latest game in the critically and commercially acclaimed Alien franchise. Taking players back to the survival horror atmosphere of the first film, Alien: Isolation features Amanda Ripley as the hero trying to survive on a wrecked space station. This book is the ultimate gallery of the game, a must-have for any fan.


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Title: Prometheus: The Art of the Film
Written By: Mark Salisbury
Publication Date: June 1, 2012
Description: Visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner)returns to the genre he helped define, creating an original science fiction epic set in the most dangerous corners of the universe. Produced with the full co-operation of the filmmakers, this lavish book, showcasing stunning production design art and behind the scenes photos, will be the only tie-in publishing to this eagerly awaited film.


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Title: Alien Vault
Written By: Ian Nathan
Publication Date: September 8, 2011
Description: For more than thirty years, audiences have been simultaneously captivated and appalled as the spaceship Nostromo is invaded and its crew stalked by a terrifying parasitic creature. From the gore of the infant alien bursting from Kane’s chest to the mounting claustrophobia as Ripley discovers the monster has followed her into the escape shuttle, Alien is a chilling masterpiece. Now, ALIEN VAULT opens a portal into the making of this legendary film, tracing its path from embryonic concept to fully-fledged box office phenomenon.
Featured herein are director Ridley Scott’s own annotated storyboards, Polaroids and script pages; the elegant but disturbing concept artwork of H.R. Giger; sketches and construction blueprints for the Nostromo; costume designs by Moebius; a treasure trove of never-before-seen photographs of the cast and crew; and ten meticulously reproduced artefacts, enclosed in vellum envelopes, for readers to remove and examine more closely. Fully authorized and illustrated throughout, ALIEN VAULT is the ultimate tribute to a movie that changed cinema for ever.


 Other Alien / Predator / AvP / Prometheus Books
Title: AvP Requiem: Inside the Monster Shop
Publication Date: December 25, 2007
Description: Alien vs. Predator: Survival of the Fittest is the upcoming sequel to 2004’s Alien vs. Predator film. In this follow-up to the worldwide hit ALIEN VS. PREDATOR, the iconic monsters from two of the scariest film franchises ever, wage war in an American Midwestern town ”” with the residents caught in the middle. Filming began in September 2006 in Vancouver. Tom Woodruff, Jr. and Alec Gillis from Amalgamated Dynamics (ADI), veterans of the first AVP and all the previous ALIEN sequels, will be handling the creature FX for the encore film as they did for the previous installments. ADI opens its doors to unveil the secrets of the creature design process behind two of the most frightening characters ever! From conception to fabrication and finishing, follow their talented crew in-studio and on location through this captivating book and accompanying creature FX DVD.


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Title: Aliens/Predator: Panel To Panel
Artwork By: Various
Publication Date: Jun 14, 2006
Description: Two extraterrestrial species have haunted-and hunted-mankind throughout history: one a parasitic killing machine that uses humans as unwilling hosts for its lethal offspring, the other a relentless stalker that uses otherworldly stealth technology and weaponry to take men as grisly trophy kills. For over two decades, Dark Horse Comics has catalogued these terrifying contacts, harnessing the talents of a virtual who’s who list of comics, science-fiction, and fantasy illustrators to bring these tales to life. And now, one deluxe volume gathers all the best of these visual horrors into one arena.


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Title: Beautiful Monsters: The Unofficial and Unauthorized Guide to the Alien and Predator Movies
Written By: David McIntree
Publication Date: May 19, 2005
Description: Beautiful Monsters is the story of the Alien and Predator film franchises. Each film is chronicled through analysis and extensive background information, and the themes and influences examined through articles. In addition all the spin-off books, comics and computer games are detailed. This is your one-stop guide for everything relating to two of cinema’s most popular and enduring creations who finally met in the 2004 film Alien vs Predator.


 Other Alien / Predator / AvP / Prometheus Books
Title: AvP: The Creature Effects of ADI
Publication Date: August 2004
Description: To coincide with the release of AVP, special effects gurus Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr. opened the doors of their Academy Award-winning creature shop, Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. (A.D.I.), to invite all to a behind-the-scenes journey, as they once more breathe life into the characters that have been scaring audiences for over two decades. Different from many “making of” books, it focuses exclusively on the creature effects of AVP; what it takes to create some of sci-fi’s baddest baddies. It follows Gillis and Woodruff and their talented crew of over 100 artists and technicians throughout the design, sculpting, fabrication, and finishing processes. The story continues on location in Prague where, as the cameras roll, their creations truly come to life.


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Title: Making of Alien Resurrection
Written By: Andy McVittie
Publication Date: November 28, 1997
Description: The Art of Alien: Isolation is a high-end art book featuring over 300 images from the latest game in the critically and commercially acclaimed Alien franchise. Taking players back to the survival horror atmosphere of the first film, Alien: Isolation features Amanda Ripley as the hero trying to survive on a wrecked space station. This book is the ultimate gallery of the game, a must-have for any fan.


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Title: Alien: The Special Effects
Written By: Don Shay, Bill Norton
Publication Date: June 27, 1997
Description: An inside, in-depth look into how the special effects in Alien, Aliens and Aliens 3 were achieved. An exciting collaboration between Titan Books and respected US special effects magazine, Cinefex, this book blockbuster films. Should be a good one!An inside look into the way that the special effects in Alien, Aliens and Aliens 3 were achieved. The book includes interviews with directors Ridley Scott and James Cameron, and designer H.R. Giger.


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Title: H. R. Giger’s Film Design
Publication Date: November 11, 1996
Description: This exceptional volume includes each and every film and video project H.R. Giger has worked on since his earliest efforts in 16mm through to his remarkable designs for Alien 3 and Species! Includes over 200 striking reproductions, most in full color — many of which have never been published!


 Other Alien / Predator / AvP / Prometheus Books
Title: Aliens Colonial Marines Technical Manual
Publication Date: June 1, 1996
Description: A must for all Aliens fans, this detailed manual is the official guide to the equipment and organization of the United States Colonial Marine Corps and is packed with never-before-published diagrams, technical schematics and plans.


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Title: The Book of Alien
Written By: Paul Scanlon, Michael Gross
Publication Date: April 1993
Description: In 1979, a movie was released that was to capture the imagination of the world, and become a science fiction classic… Alien. 25 years later, the Alien franchise is stronger than ever. The Book of Alien is the definitive companion to the movie, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2004. Taking you right behind the scenes of the production, there are interviews with the key people involved, including legendary designer HR Giger and director Ridley Scott. Lavishly illustrated with scores of stunning design paintings, production art and film stills unpublished elsewhere, the book covers every creative stage, and graphically demonstrates just why the movie won an Oscar for its visual effects. Simply a must-have for any Alien fan.


 Other Alien / Predator / AvP / Prometheus Books
Title: Giger’s Alien
Publication Date: January 15, 1993
Description: A complete record of the months of work that went into the design of the alien in the popular film. The book is written by the horror designer himself and illustrated throughout in integrated full colour with sketches, original paintings, photographs and scenes from the film.
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