from what i’ve seen the tolkien fandom is handling getting a popular movie and a wave of new fangirls a lot better than the marvel fandom did
like the marvel fandom was like “you didn’t read the comics? get out of here you poser”
and the tolkien fandom is just like “COME HERE FRIENDS, WE FEAST”
Well they’ve got to get girls somewhere as they certainly won’t be getting them from Tolkien’s books.