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The Geek Zodiac

THE GEEK ZODIAC



TREASURE HUNTER



+ Adventurous, Cultured, Quick thinker

- Greedy, Loner, Cavalier with laws/rules



Why 1935? The year of Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr.'s first cinematic adventure as depicted in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.



NINJA / SAMURAI*



+ Loyal, Deferential, Level-headed

- Unemotional, Subservient, Violent



Why 1910? The birth year of Akira Kurosawa, director of the classic films Seven Samurai and Yojimbo, among others.



* This is not to say that Ninja and Samurai are the same, only that they tend to appear around the same time and often in the same stories.



ASTRONAUT



+ Bold, Team-Oriented, Precise

- Untethered, Distant, Controlling



Why 1969? The year of the first lunar landing.



SPY



+ Confident, Patriotic, Desenrascanco adept

- Duplicitous, Selfish, Remorseless



Why 1908? Ian Fleming, creator of the James Bond series, is born.



TIME TRAVELER



+ Punctual, Perceptive, Cosmopolitan

- Regretful, Distracted, Chaotic



Why 1895? H.G. Wells' The Time Machine is published.



DAIKAIJU



+ Center of attention, Big-hearted, Scientific

- Destructive, Lonely, Misunderstood



Why 1954? The first Godzilla film is released.



ROBOT



+ Law-abiding, Dedicated, Logical

- Stubborn, Intractable, Cold



Why 1984? The year both The Terminator and Transformers debut.



WIZARD



+ Wise, Worldly, Naturalist

- Aloof, Didactic, Clandestine



Why 1937? The publication of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, introducing Gandalf.



ALIEN



+ Intelligent, Technophile, Diplomatic

- Suspicious, Secretive, Inscrutable



Why 1938? Orson Welles' radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds.



SUPERHERO



+ Selfless, Moral, Vigilant

- Condescending, Pious, Sanctimonious



Why 1939? The debut of Superman #1, the first superhero to have his own title.



UNDEAD*



+ Soulful, Transcendental, Knows value of all life

- Haunted, Tormented, Difficulty connecting to humanity



Why 1880? Tod Browning, who directed the 1931 Dracula film, is born.



* Also includes those who hunt the undead.



PIRATE



+ Natural leader, Bon viveur, Charismatic

- Restless, Quick to anger, Untrustworthy



Why 1881? Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island begins serialized publication.



TREASURE HUNTER

2007

1995

1983

1971

1959

1947

1935

1923

1911

1899



NINJA/SAMURAI

2006

1995

1982

1970

1958

1946

1934

1922

1910

1898



ASTRONAUT

2005

1993

1981

1969

1957

1945

1933

1921

1909

1897



SPY

2004

1992

1980

1968

1956

1944

1932

1920

1908

1896



TIME TRAVELER

2003

1991

1979

1967

1955

1943

1931

1919

1907

1895



DAIKAIJU

2002

1990

1978

1966

1954

1942

1930

1918

1906

1894



PIRATE

2001

1989

1977

1965

1953

1941

1929

1917

1905

1893



UNDEAD

2012

2000

1988

1976

1964

1952

1940

1928

1916

1904



SUPERHERO

2011

1999

1987

1975

1963

1951

1939

1927

1915

1903



ALIEN

2010

1998

1986

1974

1962

1950

1938

1926

1914

1902



WIZARD

2009

1997

1985

1973

1961

1949

1937

1925

1913

1901



ROBOT

2008

1996

1984

1972

1960

1948

1936

1924

1912

1900 TREASURE HUNTER + Adventurous, Cultured, Quick thinker - Greedy, Loner, Cavalier with laws/rules ROBOT Why 1935? The year of Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr.'s first cinematic adventure as depicted in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. ROBOT TREASURE HUNTER + Law-abiding, Dedicated, Logical - Stubborn, Intractable, Cold Why 1984? The year both The Terminator and Transformers debut. NINJA / SAMURAI* + Loyal, Deferential, Level-headed - Unemotional, Subservient, Violent WIZARD WIZARD Why 1910? The birth year of Akira Kurosawa, director of the classic films Seven Samurai and Yojimbo, among others. + Wise, Worldly, Naturalist - Aloof, Didactic, Clandestine 2007 1995 1983 Why 1937? The publication of J. R. R. Tolkien's 2008 1996 1984 1972 1960 The Hobbit, introducing Gandalf. ASTRONAUT 2009 1997 + Bold, Team-Oriented, Precise - Untethered, Distant, Controlling 1971 2006 ALIEN 1959 1947 1935 1923 Why 1969? The year of the first lunar landing. 1948 1936 1958 1946 1934 1922 + Intelligent, Technophile, Diplomatic - Suspicious, Secretive, Inscrutable 1924 1912 1900 1911 1899 Why 1938? Orson Welles' radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds. 1925 THE SPY GEEK ZODIAC + Confident, Patriotic, Desenrascanço adept - Duplicitous, Selfish, Remorseless Why 1908? lan Fleming, creator of the James Bond series, is born. SUPERHERO 2061 + Selfless, Moral, Vigilant 76L 1928 Condescending, Pious, Sanctimonious 1894 9061 1919 1955 1967 1979 E681 1905 1917 1929 1931 Why 1939? The debut of Superman #1, the first superhero to have his own title. 1918 1991 2003 1930 1954 996 1942 1941 TIME TRAVELER 1953 1978 0661 1965 1977 1989 2001 + Punctual, Perceptive, Cosmopolitan - Regretful, Distracted, Chaotic UNDEAD* Why 1895? H. G. Wells' The Time Machine is published. 2002 + Soulful, Transcendental, Knows value of all life - Haunted, Tormented, Difficulty connecting to humanity Why 1880? Tod Browning, who directed the 1931 Dracula film, born. DAIKAIJU + Center of attention, Big-hearted, Scientific - Destructive, Lonely, Misunderstood PIRATE Why 1954? The first Godzilla film is released. TIME TRAVELER + Natural leader, Bon viveur, Charismatic - Restless, Quick to anger, Untrustworthy Why 1881? Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island begins serialized publication. PIRATE DAIKAIJU + This is not to say that Ninja and Samurai are the same, only that they tend to appear around the same time and often in the same stories. * Also includes those who hunt the undead. © 2011 Concept by James F. Wright © 2011 Design by Joshua G. Eckert UNDEAD SUPERHERO 2012 2000 2011 1999 ALIEN 1988 2010 1974 1998 1986 1987 1975 1963 1951 1976 1964 1952 94 1943 1968 1980 1992 2004 1956 1957 696 1970 1982 1994 1981 1993 2005 SPY ASTRONAUT NINJA/SAMURAI

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