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Things We Saw Today: Treebeard – Year One

Things We Saw Today

 

This fake Lord of the Rings comic mockup by Andy Hunter is both clever and amusing. We approve. (via Calvin’s Canadian Cave of Cool) Full-steam ahead for everything else we saw today! 

  • Check out LEGOlas. Lego + Legolas from the forthcoming LOTR sets. (via ForeverGeek)
  • Cover art and details for The Muppets blu-ray and DVD! (via The Daily Blam)
  • There is a fanmade Torchwood comic. It is called Torchwood Babiez. It is adorable.

If Harry Potter used a cell phone, this is what the main screen would look like (it’s really a t-shirt). (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Fictional characters wearing scarves. It’s a good thing. (via Geek with Curves)
  • A neat gallery of Katherine Hepburn and her best quotes sits at The Gloss. For instance, “”If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the disdain of one, go ahead and get married.”
  • An Oxford professor created some mathematical forumae to explain famous movie scenes. (via Reddit)

Dan Hipp gives us an alternate view on the classic Princess Leia/Jabba the Hut “fight.”

  • You can own a poster-sized print of you riding a dinosaur. Yes, it is as awesome as it sounds. (via Geekologie)
  • There’s an Angry Birds rip-off called Angry Brides. It’s about Indian women being really mad about illegal dowries. Wow. (via Kotaku)

Here is an adorable baby wearing a crocheted Princess Zelda costume you can purchase. (via Fashionably Geek)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."