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April 20, 2002 - May 02, 2002

Thursday, May 02, 2002

SHOP: Sideshow/Weta Webpage Update - Calisuri @ 20:46 PST
Sideshow/Weta Collectibles have update their Lord of the Rings Collectible page. Among the updates you'll find the new 'Last Alliance' Medallion, Series 3 products shipping, the 'Escape off the Road' wall plaque and additional savings on the Pippin Bust. [More]

Monday, April 29, 2002

Pippin Coupon Continued - Calisuri @ 15:25 PST
Peregrin Took Bust with CouponSideshow/Weta Collectibles have extended their coupon offer for the Peregrin Took Bust. They are running a web coupon which gives you $5 the regular retail price. Simply enter the coupon code PIPPIN in the coupon field when ordering. [More]

Bilbo Action Figure Pics - Xoanon @ 12:23 PST
Mr. Clark sends us these pics of the Bilbo action figure which, in my opinion, are right on the mark, and are a VAST improvement on the rather horrid Aragorn action figures we showed you last week.


Friday, April 26, 2002

Sideshow/Weta Pippin Bust Coupon! - Calisuri @ 20:59 PST
Peregrin Took Bust with CouponSideshow/Weta Collectibles are running a web coupon for the Peregrin Took Bust. Simply use the coupon code PIPPIN when you place your order and you will automatically receive a $5 discount. [Buy]

Two Towers Books To Pre-Order! - Xoanon @ 12:57 PST
Distant Angel writes:

Amazon have now got a couple more LOTR movie titles listed for pre-order, going right through to May 2003! Check out the list below.

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers Photo Guide 48 pages, published 21-Oct-2002

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers Creatures and Cultures Guide 48 pages, published 21-Oct-2002

The Lord Of The Rings: The Art Of The Two Towers Gary Russell. 192 pages, published 05-May-2003

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers Visual Companion Jude Fisher. 72 pages, published 07-Oct-2002

Thursday, April 25, 2002

Aragorn Toy Pics - Xoanon @ 10:13 PST
Ringer spy Ed sends along these images of the long awaited Aragorn action figure pics.


Wednesday, April 24, 2002

Amazon.co.uk: Region 2 FOTR DVD Pre-Order! - Calisuri @ 15:07 PST
Pre order now Amazon.co.uk now has The Fellowship of the Ring DVD for pre-sale. This is the August theatrical release, Region 2, 2 disc DVD set. Its 25% off! [More]

Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Badali Site Redesign - Xoanon @ 11:31 PST
Paul Badali writes: Badali Jewelry is pleased to announce our new and improved website. It's the same address, www.badalijewelry.com, but it's has a brand new look and feel, and best of all, a brand new shopping cart. The site has been completely redeveloped for user friendliness and easy navigation. You can order any of our items offered on the website through the new shopping cart which accepts the four major credit cards; Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express. We also have an offline order form that can be printed and mailed in with check or money order payments. Come check out the new face of badalijewelry.com today.

Saturday, April 20, 2002

The Annotated Hobbit is Back! - Calisuri @ 23:09 PST
A new edition of the Annotated Hobbit, by Douglas Anderson, will be available on store shelves this June 26th. This long time favorite book of Tolkien fans worldwide has been out of print for quite a while. It looks like the success of the films and the revival of Tolkien interest has spurred its reissue. It also looks like a new cover has been designed for the book. Here is the description from the Houghton Mifflin website:

J.R.R. Tolkienís beloved novel The Hobbit has deep roots in European folklore, mythology, and language. As a readerís introduction to Tolkienís Middle-earth, it contains references to the ancient history of this imaginary world which, though rarely explained, contribute greatly to the effect of Tolkienís art. This revised and expanded edition of The Annotated Hobbit unobtrusively and authoritatively illuminates the novelís antecedents and curiosities. Douglas Anderson has also collected here wonderful illustrations from all over the world. The many new annotations in this edition reflect more than a decadeís additional scholarship on the history and evolution of The Hobbit, and the annotations and illustrations are newly integrated with the core text in a handsome reader-friendly format. This edition also reproduces the fully corrected text of The Hobbit as J.R.R. Tolkien approved it before his death, in 1973. Anderson has compared every page from every major edition of The Hobbit with Tolkienís own last checking copy in the restoration work for this definitive edition.

You can pre-order your copy today at Amazon.com! [Buy]


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