The Nostromo Files collects the 1979 Topps ALIEN Trading Cards.

I was thinking of buying this set too! Now that I have seen it I will.definotely have to consider it. I just bought some Alien: Resurrection lobby cards today. So I will have to wait a while till I have enough funds for this collectors item.

The Nostromo Files


Part of the fun of collecting ALIEN memorabilia is coming up with your own way of making it uniquely your own.

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Nostromo, down.

The Nostromo Files


Inspired by this awesome pic of the Prometheus ship (and cutaway of ‘Magellan’ version) and its drop-down cargo module, I tweaked my old Nostromo drawings accordingly. Not sure if it works, but it was fun to imagine… We never really get to see Nostromo in a standard dirt-side ‘working’ configuration after all.

The sheer size of the Nostromo means that the mechanics of a cargo lift like I have drawn might be a little tricky.

It might work better on a ship the size of the Prometheus since she’s smaller.

Here is a graphic I put together for another conversation that shows a rough comparison of the two ships:

An approximation of the sizes of the Nostromo, the Prometheus, and juggernaut.


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StarBeast — Alien: Covenant, the Alien

About the Alien: Covenant Xenomorph

Monster Legacy

“No one understands the lonely perfection of my dreams. I found perfection here. I’ve created it. A perfect organism.”

“They want Aliens, I’ll give them fucking Aliens,” said Ridley Scott of the eponymous creature’s return in Alien: Covenant. Previously, the director had said that “the beast is done. Cooked,” something that resulted in the complete excision of the Alien from the final script for Prometheus. However, the lack of actual Aliens in the prequel film backfired and became a widespread complaint among enthusiasts of the series; as such, Twentieth Century Fox pushed for the inclusion of the original creature in the sequel. “It went straight up there, and we discovered from it that [the fans] were really frustrated,” Scott said. “They wanted to see more of the original [Alien] and I thought he was definitely cooked, with an orange in his mouth. So I thought: ‘Wow, OK, I’m…

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