My Sympathy-for-the-devil take on Carpenter's classic movie got an unexpected amount of love when it came out— and, so far, not a single lawsuit. As of this writing it's been translated into somewhere around half a dozen languages.
It even got illustrated in a couple:
The satcam image below links to screenwriter Jesús Olmo's "digital coffee-table-book" presentation of "The Things", in which each flip of the page iterates the very continent of Antarctica through a series of alien morphologies to accompany the text. The online version at issu.com has nifty little bells and whistles like animated page-flipping, but if you just want the stripped-down pdf you can get it here.
One side-effect of my Author-GoH gig at the 2014 iteration of HAL-Con (in Kawasaki) was a boutique collection of shorts from my backlist, all illustrated by Hotaro Unno (Artist-GoH at the same event). Once I got over the shock of seeing my angsty sepulchral characters rendered as Manga characters, I quite liked the new perspective. (The first four are just cut-and-pasted from the Rifters gallery.)