Shannon O’Toole is a life-long Lord of the Rings fan. In this blogpost on the San Diego Comic-Con Unoffocial Blog, she details why fellow-fans should be excited for this year’s edition.

As the release of The Hobbit approaches and Middle-earth once again lights up movie screens across the globe, The Lord of the Rings, the film trilogy that introduced many to Tolkien’s world for the first time, has received a revitalization of sorts.

TORn’s panel (10:15 on Thursday in room 6DE, folks) even gets a mention!