It looks like the Rocket Poppeteers have touched down in San Diego for the weekend to pay a visit to all of the Comic-Con goers. As many of you have pointed out in the comments, the Rocket Poppeteers website has been updated recently with a link to a twitter page. The first tweet went out 18 hours ago asking if you can find them before they find you, which was then followed up by instructions to bring your Rocket Poppeteers letter to the truck for a special surprise. It also looks like if you go to the truck and sing the theme song you get a t-shirt. I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you would also get a t-shirt if you brought your letter from the Rocket Poppeteers. I can't imagine too many people were carrying around their letters so the theme song might be another way to give out the shirts. They are also giving away Super Speedflier Fleet popsicles.

There are also a few pictures posted on the twitpic account of the truck surrounded by people. So if you're out in San Diego right now, let us know if you find the truck and give them your letter. And I suggest following the Twitter account as I'm sure it'll be getting updated a lot more in the future.

Thanks again to those of you that left this info in the comments (Xeno and TheDoctor).

According to gramma over at unfiction this is a round up of what people have gathered from the Truck itself (I'm sure more people contributed to the thread on unfiction, but gramma sums it up nicely so I apologize to those that I'm not citing)

From the Ice Truck we know:

Super Speedflier Fleet:

Original - Lime - Orange

Look for these FOUR additional Fleets in your grocer's Freezer

Coop's Fleet:

Original - Cherry - Lime - Watermelon - Grape - Orange

Brain Fleet:

Cherry - Lime

Twin Teamwork Fleet

Original - Grape - Orange

Sonic Strength Fleet:

Original - Cherry - Lime - Watermelon - Orange

License Plate :


License Plate Holder:

Super Speedflier Fleet - Top Line - Bottom Line

Small grey Rocket on the mirrors

Super 8 Will NOT Be In 3D

Thank god!

I don't know how some of you guys feel about the wave of 3D movies that are coming out right now, but personally I think they are all terrible. Not necessarily the movies themselves, but the tech behind the 3D aspect of it. "Avatar" was decent, but only because it was shot using special 3D cameras and it was planned to be 3D from the very beginning. Most of these other movies like "Clash of the Titans", "Alice in Wonderland" and "The Last Airbender" were not shot using the 3D format, but rather converted to 3D after the fact in a computer... and it shows. But either way we can rest easy at night knowing that J.J. Abrams will not fall into the Hollywood fad trap and convert "Super 8" to 3D.

This information all came from the panel he was a part of last night at Comic-Con with Joss Whedon (who officially announced he'll be directing The Avengers). There wasn't really any other juicy information that we could use to help us out in the viral marketing or about the movie at all really. He talked about it being an homage to Spielberg and his work and talked about how he pitched it to him, but really the only things he said about the movie were that it would not be in 3D, they haven't started casting yet and not a single piece of film has been shot outside of the trailer footage (shooting starts in September). So everything is still a big mystery that we're sure not to solve anytime soon.

I'll admit, I'm a little disappointed. I was hoping for at least a poster or something to leak like Cloverfield's poster did a couple years ago at Comic-Con, but there's still a lot of time between now and when the movie is supposed to come out so I'll just have to be patient. You can check out Cinematical's write up on the panel if you want to get a little more information about what he actual said and stuff like that. It's a quick read and is kind of interesting.

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