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).

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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/Frankmillerink.com]

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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