The SCI‐FI‐I‐SPY Catalogue of All Known Types of Alien

Identification: tubby short‐legged lumps with an arbitrary number of eyestalks

Variants: one huge eye, but multiple… are those ears?

Also Known As: Klaimacians, Hasbroids, or Zib

Origin: Merchandia III and over, in the Pinwheel Galaxy

LOOKS: ugly in a child‐friendly sort of a way C
BRAINS: nice but dim (their brains stopped developing during the Plasticene epoch) 85
LETHALITY: big soft blobby fists, huge, almost toothless maws, and not much more 0.045
CULTURE: distinctly rudimentary and half‐finished looking, with a striking resemblance to the USA 28
HARDNESS: only common in sci‐fi with a high level of plasticity
TOKENISM: often bend the rules, with two or more Plastoid races in one setting 19


Arch‐Rivals: the Hyperextremophiloids (or they would be if they'd ever met)

Affiliated With: the Union of Field Observers (part time) and occasionally the Conciliary Ententicles

Favoured System of Government: the claw

Not To Be Confused With: the Graciloids, who are rarely vulcanised in the same sense

See Also: the Amorphoids, whose features vary from minute to minute rather than batch to batch