The map above shows some of the most popular superheroes from comics and film who protect New York City. It also explores the areas in which they either live, hide out, or roam for criminals.
Wondering where Batman, Superman, etc. are? DC, unlike Marvel, tends to set its comics in fictional cities such as Gotham or Metropolis, whereas a significant portion of the Marvel universe is set in New York.
Here’s just a small Marvel superheroes list covering the most important players.
- Where does Spider-Man live? Peter Parker’s residence is 20 Ingram St. in Queens, a fake address in Forest Hills, but numerous places get the protection of Spider-Man in New York City.
- Which characters roam Hell’s Kitchen? Marvel’s Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist can all be found in the area, and their friend, Luke Cage, can be found in Harlem.
- Who has their headquarters in NYC? There’s the fictional building in The Avengers, the Sanctum Sanctorum from Doctor Strange, and numerous local spots for spotting local Marvel heroes!
Non-Marvel NYC Heroes
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- The Watchmen
- The Magicians
Just to name a few.
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