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The two-pound coin from the Royal Mint features imagery from Wells’s books. But fans observed that the writer’s Martian tripods have three legs instead of four. The idea was to create a commemorative coin to celebrate the work of H.G. Wells, the British writer, historian and sociologist best known for the novels “The War of the Worlds” and “The Invisible Man.” But the two-pound coin that the Royal Mint in Britain unveiled this week has irked some fans of Wells who quickly spotted what they described as flaws and botched imagery in the coin’s design, which was inspired by the author’s books.

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The Mandalorian™ Collection presented by the Thomas Kinkade Studios is a series of Limited Edition Art that captures iconic scenes from each chapter of the Disney+ Star Wars™ live-action series. Each work of art brings beloved characters and stories to life with the luminous techniques the artists of the Thomas Kinkade Studios are known for. This historic collection marks the first set of paintings published by the Thomas Kinkade Studios to include the artist’s signature.

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Mandalorian Season 2 Finale Is Dedicated To Original Boba Fett Actor Jeremy Bulloch

The Mandalorian has retroactively added a tribute to Jeremy Bulloch, the actor who originally played Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Bulloch passed away on December 17, 2020 at the age of 75, sparking a massive outpouring of love and mourning from his former costars and Star Wars fans around the world. The Mandalorian season 2 has given Boba Fett the biggest role he’s ever had on screen, and it’s only right to pay homage to the man who originated the iconic character.

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