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Things We Saw Today: Gandalf Walking To Comic-Con

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Peter Jackson is a busy bee on Facebook recently. First he let us know The Hobbit films have wrapped shooting, now he’s adding to the excitement by premiering an exclusive Comic-Con poster on his Facebook. At that rate, Gandalf should be at SDCC in no time. 

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Here’s a teaser poster (also for SDCC) for AMC’s The Walking Dead Season 3 featuring Rick and new additions Michonne and the Governor. Please don’t get our hopes up just to smash them to bits again please. (via Collider)

This lampshade will project the night’s stars on your ceiling. Unfortunately it’s not for sale. :( But perhaps if you bug the creators enough they might change their minds. (via Neatorama)

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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” ( 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."