June 25th, 2019 - 37th Anniversary!

It's been  37 years since John Carpenter's THE THING opened in theaters on June 25th, 1982. The fan following, love, and passion for this film has been undying, and the biggest projects are yet to come as we hurtle towards the 40th Anniversary in 2022! Watch for us on the new Arrow Video Blu-ray release: “Outpost #31 – History & Impact of the Fans” and a new feature commentary by Todd Cameron on the Turbine Media Blu-ray!

October 2020 will also mark our 19th Anniversary online as the #1 fan site for the film with a huge fandom community that grows daily. 

For all the latest news, announcements, and updates please follow us on FB, IG, and Twitter: @outpost31dotcom

Coming Dec. 8, 2020!


SNOWBLIND, the upcoming R.J. MacReady backstory novel from author and Outpost #31 founder Todd Cameron. The twisted tale of how MacReady found himself at the bottom of the world is on the horizon... More info HERE

Info on the Artbook HERE.

Info on the MONDO board game HERE

Printed in Blood brings us their incredible THE THING: ARTBOOK! Mondo has created a new board game that looks stunning; THE THING: INFECTION AT OUTPOST 31!

  June 25th, 2022! 

Man is the Warmest Place to Hide.

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