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Herc, probably best known for being the guy who always dropped the Buffy and Angel spoilers, had a chance to see the Lost pilot. Contains (duh) spoilers!
Rebelscum’s Comic Con wrap-up highlights the Con floor.
Tolkien didn’t always get good reviews – the BBC has excerpts of reviews from when his books were first published:
“This is not a work which many adults will read through more than once,” said the anonymous reviewer in the Times Literary Supplement, while American critic Edmund Wilson, dismissed the entire trilogy in 1956 as “juvenile trash”.
An overview of Joss Whedon’s Serenity presentation at Comic-Con. Whedon also said that he’s looking into a comic adaption of the movie. See pics and download mp3s (!!) from the panel discussion with the cast at fireflyfans.net.
Also, don’t forget that Astonishing X-Men #3 comes out tomorrow.
In the midst of all the Comic Con Star Wars excitement, I forgot that the LOTR folks screened a preview of the Return of the King extended DVD there. Theonering.net has the scoop and some pictures.
IGN covers the Comic Con DVD preview. Aside from the Classic Trilogy, the Ewoks, Droids, and Clone Wars cartoons are being released.
The BBC has a list of 25 reasons why Star Wars is great. It’s a tad British (Who is the Green Cross Code Man?) but still quite funny.
Plus, can’t say I can argue with a site that puts Han Solo at #1.
USA Today has an article about Comic Con. Highlight is a quote regarding the Revenge of the Sith announcement:
“It’s certainly an improvement over the first two,” says Ken Simmons, 31, of Tampa. He spent most of the weekend dressed as a storm trooper character from the films. “I just hope no one confuses it with Revenge of the Nerds.”
Lucasfilm introduced the title of Episode III at Comic-Con today. I don’t think there’s a soul in the fandom who’ll be surprised by their choice.