Christopher Tolkien

You may have read recently that the Tolkien Estate has brought a lawsuit against Warner Bros., regarding Warner Bros.’ marketing rights for Lord of the Rings and Hobbit products.  Our friend Erik Wecks has written a great piece for Geek Dad at, clarifying some of the issues at stake and suggesting why the Tolkien Estate may have felt the need to take such action.  For fans of Tolkien’s work, just how far is too far – when does a franchise become a sell out?  Check out the excellent article here.