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Comic Con on Riddles in the Dark This Week

We want to know what YOU think, this week on Riddles in the Dark! Comic Con is wrapping up, and the new deluge is slowing to a trickle, so let the...

We want to know what YOU think, this week on Riddles in the Dark!

Comic Con is wrapping up, and the new deluge is slowing to a trickle, so let the rampant speculation begin and the unfounded rumors fly!  This week on Riddles in the Dark (date and time will be announced on Monday), we will be talking all things Comic Con, of course, and we want your feedback: what are the most pressing news items, spoilers, and tidbits?  The (mostly unfounded) rumors of a third film?  The appearance of the petrified Tom, Bill, and Bert at the WETA booth?  Interviews with the actors?  The 12 minutes of footage?  Rocket Raccoon and the Guardians of the Galaxy?  Oh wait…

While we want to cover most everything, we will prioritize topics that are ripe for speculation/prediction, particularly on our past prediction topics, which to remind you, include

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  1. Timdalf July 17, 2012 at 7:22 pm #

    I am really looking forward to the comments from the two of you after all those spoilers/hints/teasers at ComiCon and that includes the scroll banner from EW… anxiously: tick… tock… tick… tock…

  2. Tuor son of Huor July 22, 2012 at 12:36 pm #

    It seems to me from watching various videos that one of the most interesting things revealed at Comic Con outside the 12 minutes of footage shown was Philippa Boyens’ slip-up about Galadriel’s involvement in the Battle of Dol Guldur. One of the best views of it is at the start of this video:

    http://youtu.be/E1QTxD3d5IQ

    She mentions filming the Battle of Dol Guldur while answering a question about Galadriel, then quickly stops herself with “-didn’t mean to say that!” And if you watch Peter Jackson’s reaction he appears somewhat exasperated.

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