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The Indiana Jones Novels | Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone
Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone

Written by: Max McCoy

Yes, you read that right. Harry Potter and Indiana Jones searched for the same treasure, although McCoy's story beat J.K. Rowling's by two years. The stone here is essentially identical to that in the Potter books, in that it gives the bearer immortality. But before you cry rip-off, both take their inspiration from a legendary stone that both grants eternal life and turns metal into gold, so that you don't become poor in your endless existence.

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1 Crystal Skulls (and what you left out)
If memory serves the Crystal Skull actually makes an appearance in all Max McCoy's novels, even though it's not the "MacGuffin" of any. Indy has a disturbing vision with it and leaves it there. I think it involved CGI prairie dogs... Oh, and you missed out the most recent novel: Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead, featuring voodoo, zombies, and (rather unnecessarily) Mac. There was also another Rob McGregor novel, Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings, that tied in to the videogame, but sadly was cancelled even though it's complete. I wish you guys had covered the main videogames. Fate of Atlantis in particular should've been the fourth film. More

Posted by The Tingler on Friday October 12, 2012, 09:35

2 why George why?
most of these sound like they would have been better than KOTCS. Grrrrr I hate that film so much... Actually, that's not true: most of these sound really dumb, but the Struzan covers are awesome. More

Posted by Dr Science on Thursday October 11, 2012, 12:40

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