Wake up, it’s here! Today is Alien Day…do you even know all the cool stuff going on?! If not, don’t worry we’ve got you covered.
First, head straight over to @AlienAnthology and start answering trivia questions about the Alien franchise. There are new questions every 42.6 minutes (or 42 minutes, 36 seconds) which means the next one is… right… NOW! GO, GO, GO!
Ready for Question 8? Answer this and win a Super7 Alien Spacesuit action figure 3-pack with Kane, Dallas & Ripley https://t.co/hnPGxFZYTu
— Alien Anthology (@AlienAnthology) April 26, 2016
If you’re lucky enough to be in one of the 20 cities playing the franchise in theaters, head over and strap in! I mean, if you can find tickets. More details here: https://drafthouse.com/event/aliens
FYI: fans in the New York City area get the treat of Sigourney Weaver live! Snatch those up before they sell out, doors open 7:15pm. Don’t worry Chicago, you get a free t-shirt. A few other cities have prizes or giveaways at their screenings…and if not, at least there’ll be Xenomorphs!
For all the fashion-forward fans, Reebok is selling Alien Stompers at noon. Kick some acid-bleeding ass in Ripley-style! They’re available on the website and in select stores.
On top of all that, there are new action figures, digital pinball, a Funko set, comic books and novel all coming out today. Let us know what your Alien Day haul brings in, as we float in the galactic nothingness waiting for the Colonial Marines to pick us up.
o NECA Action Figures – The first-ever Private Vasquez (Jenette Goldstein) and Newt (Carrie Henn) figure, as well as the release of a Kenner toy-Inspired Ellen Ripley figure, will be available to honor the day.
o ALIEN DIGITAL PINBALL– Fox Digital Entertainment, in partnership with Zen Studios, will launch a digital pinball 3 pack via iTunes, Google Play, PlayStation Network, XBOX Live and Steam.
o Funko LLC Figure Set – An ALIENS Queen & Power Loader and Ripley figure set in the tradition of their wildly popular ReAction retro action figure series debuts from Funko.
o Dark Horse Comics ALIENS Comic Book Series – Dark Horse expounds upon Brian Wood and Tristan Jones’ ongoing ALIENS comic book series with exclusive covers for participating retailers and a deluxe 30th anniversary hardcover version of the original ALIENS series from 1986.
o Alien: Invasion Novel – Titan Books launches the brand-new novel Alien: Invasion (The Rage War book 2) by Tim Lebbon.
o Alien: Out of the Shadows Audio Drama – Audible launches this brand new audio drama starring Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner and Batman Begins) in his first audio role with Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series) and Corey Johnson (The Bourne Ultimatum) in a terrifying fight for survival and an intense struggle between human and artificial intelligence.