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''Dinosaurs Vs Aliens'' is a graphic novel created by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld (''Film/MenInBlack'') and Creator/GrantMorrison (also known for ''ComicBook/{{We3}}'').

The story focuses on a secret world war battle that was never recorded in the history books. When an alien invasion attacks Earth in the Age of the Dinosaurs, the planet's only saviors are the savage prehistoric beasts which are much more intelligent than humanity has ever imagined.

A feature film adaptation is also currently in development

!!The comic includes the following tropes:

* AmplifiedAnimalAptitude: The dinosaurs are depicted as sapient, wearing face paint and armor and using tools.
* AnachronismStew: Scar (the carnivorous dinosaur wearing a ''Triceratops'' skull as headgear) and Titan are an ''Allosaurus'' and a ''Brontosaurus'' respectively, even though the story is supposedly set in the Cretaceous period.
%%* AncientAstronauts
* AwakeningTheSleepingGiant: The aliens' first act of hostility towards the dinosaurs became their own undoing.
--->"We had awoken dragons. There was no need to translate."
%%* CoolVersusAwesome
* DumbDinos: Inverted. The dinosaurs are sapient.
* DyingRace: The aliens rendered their original homeworld inhospitable and wandered aimlessly in space for a long time. They have lost half of their original population during their great migration. They are no longer able to naturally reproduce and have resort to reproduce artificially, which only results in each generation becoming more sickly and frail.
%%* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs
%%* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
* InvadingRefugees: The aliens invades Earth to claim it as their new home after they had rendered their original home planet uninhabitable.
-->"These things gave us the right to stay alive whatever it took, whatever that meant. Our whole culture agreed on that."
* MisplacedWildlife: ''Spinosaurus'', ''Giganotosaurus'', and ''Saltasaurus'' did not live in North America. The author actually knew this, but included them anyway.
* RaptorAttack: The raptors and troodonts have [[ShownTheirWork feathers]].
* StockDinosaurs: Both averted and played straight. While there's well-known dinosaurs like ''Tyrannosaurus rex'' and ''Spinosaurus'', lesser-known ones like ''Saltasaurus'' and ''Hadrosaurus'' appear as well.
* TokenGoodTeammate: The alien scientist Shel is the only alien who is sympathetic to the dinosaurs and tried to sway her people from exterminating the dinosaurs.
* WeComeInPeaceShootToKill: The first alien that shown his species' intentions on Earth is by killing the first dinosaur.