I see Saruman was at the Fantagraphics Bookstore Anniversary party on Saturday. It’s good to see him getting out of Isengard more. [Via twitter but lost the link!]

This has been making the internet rounds. We are one, but we’re not the same.


  1. Isn’t that Ian McKellan as Gandalf? Isn’t that quote Yoda?

    I assume that’s an appropriately nerdy response. I have a feeling I’m missing the joke.

  2. Spurge nailed it — that splendid snowy cascade belongs to Mary Woodring. The bearded fellow toward the left of the photo is her & Jim’s son Max. That’s my photo, taken with the world’s worst cameraphone.