Our Funko Wishlist

Funko seems to have figures for everything nowadays — that is, everything except The Lord of the Rings. Yes, there’s a Pop! for Sauron, but that’s it. We can’t help but wonder why that is; you’d think that LOTR would be prime Funko material! At least we have some Hobbit Pops!, but even those don’t feel like enough. They…

Coming Soon: David Day’s ‘The Battles of Tolkien’

Scheduled for release on 14 March 2017, The Battles of Tolkien is another encyclopedic work from Canadian author David Day, which matches the aesthetic of previous releases such as Tolkien: An Illustrated Atlas and Tolkien: A Dictionary.  “The history of J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with epic battles in an…

Two New Products Hit the Official Tolkien Online Book Shop!

Two new items have been added to the Official Tolkien Book Shop – the 2017 Tolkien Calendar and The Hobbit 80th Anniversary Facsimile Edition! The 2017 Tolkien Calendar £9.99 “This year’s calendar features 13 paintings and illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien himself, which were drawn by Tolkien when writing his beloved children’s classic, The Hobbit. They…

Rare 1st Editions Up For Auction

At the end of next month, two rare first edition copies of Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are set to go up for auction by Chiswick Auctions. The Hobbit, which is in excellent condition, is likely to sell for between £1,000-£1,500 ($1300-$1,900), while a good condition of The Lord of the…

Middle-earth Limited Collector’s Edition Set

Coming soon from Warner Bros.: Peter Jackson’s Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies in one limited edition collector’s set: For the first time ever, Academy Award®-winning director Peter Jackson’s epic adventure is available in one spectacular limited collector’s edition box set! – The Limited Collector’s Edition includes 30 discs featuring all six Middle-earth films…