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Today in Nerd History | October 21

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 October 21st in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

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WONDER WOMAN

In 1941, Wonder Woman made her debut in All-Star Comics #8, where she was chosen by the goddess Aphrodite to represent the Amazons in “Man’s World” and fight the evil of the Nazis.

Nerdy Fact: Wonder Woman was one of the first female superheroes to have her own comic book series, which started in summer 1942. She also appeared in Sensation Comics and Comic Cavalcade, and became a founding member of the Justice League of America in 1960.

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THE ROCKETEER

In 1982, The Rocketeer first appeared in Starslayer #1, in a cameo. His first stories came as backup features in the next two issues. The Rocketeer’s secret identity is Cliff Secord, a stunt pilot who finds a stolen jetpack that allows him to fly and fight evil.

Nerdy Fact: The Rocketeer’s adventures are set in the 1930s, before World War II. He encounters many historical and fictional characters, such as Howard Hughes, Hedy Lamarr, Doc Savage, and the Shadow.





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