Speaking personally, I cannot have too many collectibles inspired by the Alien franchise. The Xenomorph is probably my third most favorite creature ever (right behind Frankenstein’s monster and the Creature from the Black Lagoon). If you’re like me, then get ready to drool.
First from NECA…
Based on the Dark Horse comic Aliens: Genocide, the set stars a black and red Alien Warrior. Each 9-inch tall figure features over 30 points of articulation, including extending inner mouths, bendable tails, double elbows and knees. The Aliens: Genocide 2-pack is due for release this June and will be followed in August with a Hicks vs. Warrior 2-pack (blue Alien w/exploding head), and a Hudson vs. Warrior 2-pack (brown alien w/body damage) in October. The Colonial Marines in the last two sets will feature new helmeted head sculpts and expressions as well as new accessories. The Genocide 2-pack will be the only place to get your hands on a black Warrior Alien this year. ALIENS Series 1, scheduled for release this April, will include an Alien Warrior (Brown), Hicks and Hudson.
NECA has at least 13 ALIENS figures planned for release this year. These include two assortments with 3 figures each, the three different 2-packs, and a massive Queen boxed set scheduled for the holidays.
But wait! The coolness doesn’t stop there….
Inspired by vintage “Fast Food” glasses, these four glasses from Super7 present a memorable scene from Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror movie Alien on the front side, featuring colorful artwork created exclusively for this gift set. The backs reveal the four-part lifecycle of the Xenomorph – the menacing Alien creature itself. This collectible set includes: The Space Jockey, “Big Chap” aka The Alien, Kane’s Chestburster, and Ripley & the Airlock. Each 16-ounce Pint Glass measures approximately 5 ¾” tall. $49.99 Boxed Set of Four.
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