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Today in Nerd History | September 6

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 September 6th 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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Marvel Goes Ultimate

On September 6, 2001, Ultimate Spider-Man #1 was the first comic released of the Ultimate Marvel imprint, which reimagined and modernized the origins and adventures of Spider-Man and other Marvel heroes in a separate continuity from the main Marvel Universe.

Nerdy Fact: The Ultimate Spider-Man series was written by Brian Michael Bendis for its entire run of 200 issues, making it the longest-running comic book series by a single writer.

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Looper

On September 6, 2012, Looper premiered. This is a movie about a hitman who faces a dilemma when his future self is sent back in time to be killed by him. It is a clever and thrilling sci-fi story that explores the paradoxes and consequences of time travel.

Nerdy Fact: Joe falling off the fire escape was filmed on Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s 30th birthday. Gordon-Levitt was left hanging on the stunt wires while the crew sang “Happy Birthday” and wheeled out a birthday cake.


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