Pontus Presents Shows Off The Hobbit Deluxe Edition

There are some beautiful deluxe editions of Tolkien’s works that are still in print, but before you drop a lot of money on an expensive book, you want to make sure that it’s worth the price. If you wanted a closer look at the HarperCollins Deluxe Edition of The Hobbit (first published in December 2004),…

Smaug the Golden Necklace from Badali Jewelry

I am delighted to have the chance to review another beautiful item from Badali Jewelry! Following the same theme as my last review (the Smaug/Arkenstone set, which you can read here), this new necklace features the mighty dragon Smaug resting atop his bed of gold, the Arkenstone at the centre of his hoard. The necklace…

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…

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…