June 25th, 2020 - 38th Anniversary!

It's been 38 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. Watch for us on the new Arrow Video Blu-ray release: “Outpost #31 – History & Impact of the Fans” and a new feature commentary by our founder 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 in 2021, the R.J. MacReady backstory novel Snowblind and the novella Fragments of the Outpost. The novella is a collection of twelve short stories that seam The Thing together, opening the door and raising the curtain on the many questions and mysteries of the film. Info on both books 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!

Man is the Warmest Place to Hide.

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