Dorkly's comic artists Andry Kluthe and Andrew Bridgman illustrated this comic that sums up the 8 types of Tolkien fans. Like every other major fandom, there are different kinds of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings fans. Some are just fans of the books while some just the films, while others have extensive knowledge of Middle-Earth's lore and speak Elvish. Steven Colbert is probably one of them. You can watch his Lord of the Rings farewell here. So which type of Tolkien fan are you?