Artist Tom Carruthers created this bit of nightmare fuel. Maybe it's a good thing the Atari 2600 was limited to simple sprites.
It appears you have been misinformed; tin foil only protects against alien mind probes when it is worn as a hat.
A motion comic of the first chapter of the graphic novel collaboration between Men in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld and Grant Morrison.
Run, Frank! It's a Muppet!