- Giveaway: The Ranting Dragon is giving away six copies of James Maxey‘s Greatshadow fantasy novel, book 1 in the Dragon Apocalypse series. The deadline is May 15, 2012.
- Waiting for the new Assassin’s Creed III game? How about a teaser — here’s a link to the official gameplay trailer. The game will be out October 30, 2012.
- Here’s a combo of the Incredible Hulk and steampunk. Check out the pic of this steampunk Hulk action figure.
- For all you Harry Potter fans, Amazon is adding all seven Harry Potter books to its Kindle Owners’ Lending Library on June 19, 2012. The only catch is you have to have a paid Prime membership. If you want to check it out, here’s a link.
- Dim Horizon Studio has posted on its Facebook page a series of Wheel of Time pictures for the JordanCon Promotion 2012. These are probably the best photographs I’ve seen related to WOT. Nice job guys!
- For all of you who are wondering what the Wheel of Time series is about, here’s a link to a video of the best spoiler-free introduction to the books that I’ve seen.
- Wolfenstein 3D. You video game fans know exactly what I’m talking about with just that one word. Can you believe it’s been 20 years since the game was introduced? In celebration of this milestone, you can play an online version for free here.
- Giveaway: You can enter to win a copy of Walter Mosley‘s speculative fiction books A Gift of Fire and On the Head of a Pin. The link can be found on this Facebook page. Deadline is May 22, 2012.
- Here’s a movie I really want to see: Argo, the true story of how a fake science fiction movie was instrumental in saving six people from the hostage crisis in Tehran in 1979. Here’s the first trailer for the movie.
- Looking for new geek-wear? I found a t-shirt over at Fanboy Fashion labeled “Doctor Who Van Gogh Exploding TARDIS T-Shirt.” I’d wear this. He he…
- For all you fellow geek girls out there, this eye makeup would be a lot of fun to wear to a Comic Con. Here’s a pic of R2-D2 eye makeup and Nightmare Before Christmas eye makeup. Amazing.
- Giveaway: Tor is giving away 5 copies of The Coldest War by Ian Tregillis. The deadline is June 8, 2012.
- Giveaway: Want a copy of Orson Scott Card‘s Earth Unaware? Tor is giving away 10 copies on Goodreads. Deadline is June 8, 2012.
- Giveaway: Tor is also giving away 10 copies of Dan Wells‘ The Hollow City. Deadline is June 8, 2012.
- Giveaway: Tor is giving away 10 copies of Beth Bernobich‘s fantasy Queens Hunt, (River of Souls Series, #2). Deadline is June 8, 2012.
- Giveaway: One more Tor giveaway — the Thieftaker historical fantasy by D.B. Jackson. Deadline is June 8, 2012.
Since I there seems to be quite a bit of press this week about the upcoming Wheel of Time book, I thought I’d go ahead and post a music video of “Wheel of Time” by Blind Guardian, including lyrics and some art of the series by Robert Jordan.
That about does it. Y’all have a good weekend and I’ll see you next week.