Fandom week in review
December 3rd, 2011
09:22 AM ET

Fandom week in review

Here's a look back at some of the stories that had superfans in the geek world buzzing this week:

The big trailer this week was for the long-awaited adaptation of "John Carter of Mars," (and there is something of an "Avatar" vibe).


The next "Star Trek" hits theaters on May 17, 2013. We understand if you're already in line. [Twitter/@DamonLindelof]

Speaking of which, director J.J. Abrams says that Khan will not be in the movie. [HitFix]

Asa Butterfield is winning over audiences in "Hugo," and will next star in the film adaptation of "Ender's Game." [Twitter/@asabfb]

The first half of "The Walking Dead's" second season may have just ended, but here is a look at the second half. [AMC/AOL]

Hey, remember that time when Matt Smith played Twister with a Cyberman? Happy holidays! [BBC/YouTube]

A first look at the mysterious, upcoming "Prometheus" from Ridley Scott. Interesting... [EW]

Will there be a "Kick-Ass 2" movie or not? Your guess is as good as ours. [MTV]

A first look at the live action "Rurouni Kenshin" film had Otakus all a-squee. [Anime News Network]

Awesome time-lapse of a comic book cover. [YouTube]

Speaking of comic book covers, here are some quite creative animated GIFs of covers. [Kerry Callen]

Alan Moore (whose "V" masks are everywhere these days) had a few thoughts on the Occupy protests, and fellow comic book icon Frank Miller had some very different thoughts. [The Guardian/]

We'd like a Hoth coffee, please. [Buzzfeed]

Finally, if you missed the recent Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles, here is a look back. A 43-minute long look back, in fact, from iReporter Cherry Davis:

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