X Marks The Spot: X-Men 20th Anniversary and Hasbro Sentinel Campaign!


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By Robert Nordberg, Rob Nordberg, Paul Davis Lyons, Angela Outlaw, Chandler Taylor, and Jay Philips. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

20 years ago the general population learned about learned about the existence of mutants thanks to Bryan Singer's 'X-Men'. The film would usher in a new century of pop culture frenzy with the popularity of the comic book film. This episode features Paul speaking about the birth of his love of comics thanks to 'X-Men' and his "Obi-Juan Kenobi" showing him the fine art of comic book and action figure collecting. These two life long friends look back on the comic book culture before 'it was cool' in 1999 and trace its growth and popularity and some of its annoying byproducts to today.

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