Fanbase Feature: 20th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘X-Men’ (2000)

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.


In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press co-founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon and special guests Don Aguillo (artist - Scout Comics' Rise, Fanbase Press' The Sequels), Jason Patrick Galit (pop culture critic and "geek educator" - In Quest Of Geek) and Chris Thorne (sketch card artist - Topps, Upper Deck - Star Wars, The Walking Dead, Marvel) participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding X-Men (2000) in light of the film's 20th anniversary, with topics including the film's design elements, how the movie's plot uses and changes the character of Rogue, how the film laid the track for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for X-Men abound in this panel discussion!)



Cast members
: Don Aguillo (artist - Scout Comics' Rise, Fanbase Press' The Sequels), Jason Patrick Galit (pop culture critic and "geek educator" - In Quest Of Geek) and Chris Thorne (sketch card artist - Topps, Upper Deck - Star Wars, The Walking Dead, Marvel), Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer of Identity Thief, Something Animal)


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Theme Song Written and Performed by
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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon


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