Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on November 1st in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.
In 1991, X-O Manowar published its first issue. The issue introduces Aric of Dacia, a Visigoth warrior who is abducted by an alien race called the Vine and escapes with their most powerful weapon, the X-O Manowar armor.
Nerdy Fact: X-O Manowar has fought alongside and against many other Valiant heroes and villains, such as Ninjak, Eternal Warrior, Unity, Armor Hunters, and Divinity. He has also crossed over with Marvel’s Iron Man in a video game and comic book series.
In 2013, About Time premiered. This is a movie about a young man who learns that he can travel back in time and change his own life, but also faces the limitations and consequences of his gift.
Nerdy Fact: The film was originally going to star Zooey Deschanel as Mary, the love interest of Tim (Gleeson), but she dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. McAdams replaced her, making this her third time-travel romance film after The Time Traveler’s Wife and Midnight in Paris.