We’re all geeks here! And it’s a wonderful time to be a geek because we get to experience all of the best movies, TV shows, video games, books, and comics ever made.
But some geeky franchises have been so successful that they’ve transcended mere geekdom to amass fans from all walks of life, from all over the world. Some might even say that these important franchises are so deeply engrained in geek culture that you can’t be a “real geek” without experiencing them! (We’d never say that, of course.)
Still, if you want to dive deeper into geekdom and see some of the seminal material that led to modern geek culture as we know it, then you should absolutely start with these groundbreaking, influential, and genre-defining media franchises.