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Daily Scan for 05.28.08 – Forgotten SciFi From the Seventies; A New Peter Parker for Spider-Man?

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Spider-Man 4 and 5 may have a new Peter Parker, if rumors are true, and the name at the top of the list is Almost Famous’ Patrick Fugit.

• Ain’t It Cool News has posted a great look at Watchmen’s original Minutemen.

• SF Signal’s latest Mind Meld asks: Which medium is driving science fiction?

• I’m not sure how successful a list of six forgotten scifi films of the ’70s really is if I can easily identify four of them.

• Pin Boba Fett to your breast for charity. And not just any Boba… blue Holiday Special cartoon Boba!

• io9 posts about space pirates and makes sure not to forget good old Captain Harlock, god bless their souls.

• “Let me answer one question before anyone asks it, which is, ‘Is there ever be a Back To The Future Part IV…. No.” Good.

• Author Harry Harison rants and raves about how America is a “totalitarian regime” that “violates its own constitution.” That’s a fine opinion to have, but it seems a smidge ironic when you’re making the complaint to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

Terminator Salvation gets a production blog, with some sweet post-apocalypse concept art.

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