Alien Day will likely be right here once more on April 26, and meaning we’re in retailer for some new merch from the enduring franchise. Reebok began its Alien Stomper shoe line final 12 months, releasing reproduction variations of the sneakers worn by Ellen Ripley in 1986’s Aliens. This 12 months it is debuting the Bug Stomper–not a duplicate, however a becoming homage to a few of our favorite Aliens marines.
From afar they might simply seem like any previous camouflage sneaker, however look nearer and the design is stuffed with tiny homages to the Aliens forged of characters. The Weyland-Yutani emblem replaces the usual Reebok Union Jack, the suitable heel options Hudson’s “eyes on your back” graffiti, with the Bug Stomper’s “We Endanger Species” tagline on the heel strap. Partially hidden within the sockliners are extra logos from the film–the Weyland-Yutani Corp emblem, and the marines’ Death or Glory cranium.
Alien Day is on April 26, a reference to moon LV-426 the place all of the motion of Aliens passed off. More merch is being launched round this 12 months’s Alien Day, together with quite a few new toys (already out there from Walmart), artwork books, a brand new comedian, and t-shirts from Reebok, however you possibly can wager it is the sneakers that collectors will likely be clamoring over.
Reebok’s new Alien vary will likely be out there on the market on its website on April 26.