Ellen Ripley


Ripley's 'Alien' Space Suit Goes for $204k, 'Aliens' Flamethrower for $108k

Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver) is perhaps the greatest female character in all of science fiction history. First appearing in Sir Ridley Scott's seminal 1979 film Alien, she returned to head three additional films in the space franchise. Two items of Ripley's were up at auction today during Profiles In History's Icons & Legends In Hollywood, and […]

Want A Kickass Alien Collectible? Pick Up The Rock Candy Ripley From Funko

I am seeing Alien: Covenant tonight, and I could not be more excited. Next to Star Wars, it is my favorite franchise, and let's face it: Ellen Ripley is the all-time greatest hero of a sci-fi film, and to me one of the best characters ever created period. I can't get enough Ripley stuff, from […]


Alien Day Is Today, And it Is A Collectors Dream!

Happy Alien Day everyone! How are you celebrating? I will be attending a screening of Alien tonight, and as anticipation is reaching a fever pitch for Alien: Covenant on May 19, Fox and many other partners have announced quite a few Alien related products today as part of the festivities. From new Funko products to […]


MadTV Alum Gets Psychotherapist To Psychoanalyze Comic Characters

Had a conversation at the Central Coast Comic Con with Pat Kilbane formerly of MadTV and Seinfeld. He was at the show carrying a copy of his latest work The Brain Eaters Bible, which is an illustrated handbook for zombies, and we chatted about his new youtube series Hero Therapy. Though mainly known for comedy, […]