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Daily Scan: 02.13.08

• When Trekkies take a tizzy: 20 Star Trek fans are so incensed that Trek XI isn’t making a donation to a non-profit space exploration program that they’re threatening to boycott. Darth Vader signed and everything, so you know it’s serious.

• Don’t expect to see any more Heroes until the fall. Not that many were looking forward to that prospect after season two.

• J.J. Abrams does the utterly unnecessary and hires a real planetary scientist to consult with the CGIers.

• 20th Century Fox seems to think it owns the rights to Watchmen over Warner Bros….who actually own DC Comics. Naturally, they’re suing.

• Curious which sci-fi shows are returning after the WGA Strike? Slice of SciFi has a list, with Battlestar Galactica nowhere to be seen.

• William Shatner to fans: “I never watched Star Trek.”

• Viewers of George Lucas’ abysmal Howard the Duck movie will probably look at it as a good thing, but fans of the sublime and genre-bending comic will mourn: Steve Gerber, creator of Howard the Duck, has died at the age of 60.

Four-Color Theophanies: Ten comic book characters who have met God.

• io9 has a look at the many ethnicities of The Incredible Hulk.

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