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#1 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

Gotham seems to have all but replaced New York in DC comics. Metropolis too seems to replace it. Seems that DC replaces a lot of places on Earth with fictional ones. What say ye?

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#2 Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose (6732 posts) - - Show Bio

@lorbo said:

Gotham seems to have all but replaced New York in DC comics. Metropolis too seems to replace it. Seems that DC replaces a lot of places on Earth with fictional ones. What say ye?

I'm sure I've seen New York mentioned in a DC comic. I can't remember which one though. I'll let you know if I find it.

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#3 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

@V_Scarlotte_Rose said:

@lorbo said:

Gotham seems to have all but replaced New York in DC comics. Metropolis too seems to replace it. Seems that DC replaces a lot of places on Earth with fictional ones. What say ye?

I'm sure I've seen New York mentioned in a DC comic. I can't remember which one though. I'll let you know if I find it.

Do tell...

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#4 Posted by Captain_Yesterday (810 posts) - - Show Bio

New York still exists, Gotham and Metropolis are just extra cities. There is a map somewhere, I think Gotham is in New Jersey and Metropolis is in Delaware, or something like that.

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#5 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10191 posts) - - Show Bio

Yep

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#6 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

@Fuchsia_Nightingale said:

Yep

@Captain_Yesterday said:

New York still exists, Gotham and Metropolis are just extra cities. There is a map somewhere, I think Gotham is in New Jersey and Metropolis is in Delaware, or something like that.

Superman won't save you if you live in NY. Spite. LOL.

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#7 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10191 posts) - - Show Bio

@lorbo: Power girl there.

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@Captain_Yesterday said:

New York still exists, Gotham and Metropolis are just extra cities. There is a map somewhere, I think Gotham is in New Jersey and Metropolis is in Delaware, or something like that.

Correct. (Or at least, I subscribe to this notion).

NYC does exist - the Teen Titans were based there for a long while. DC's cities are inspired by real-life cities, but often do not replace them (not sure about Central & Keystone Cities though (based on both Kansas Cities) - don't know if they replace their inspiration). In JLA/Avengers, I'm pretty sure they state that DC's world is bigger (implying population - not size - because of their made up cities being very huge (I believe there's been mentions of Gotham & Metropolis' populations & them both being higher than real-life NYC. Coast City was a bit below 3-million in later (pre52) GL - so that'd be ranked very high too).

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#9 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

@Fuchsia_Nightingale said:

@lorbo: Power girl there.

If you can show me proof of a super ever saving anyone in NY in DC universe I will believe you. I have yet to see any. So that is where all the supervillains should live. Less stress or at least less cosmic beat downs LOL

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#10 Posted by Captain_Yesterday (810 posts) - - Show Bio

@lorbo: I live in Chicago so all I got is Savage Dragon.

Cause, you know, are crime is so good here every Superhero in the friggin country needs to just stay and focus on NYC. lol

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#11 Posted by Decoy Elite (30159 posts) - - Show Bio

It appeared in Morrison's JLA run. Plastic Man is suppose to live there, or at least at the time he did.

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#12 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

@Captain_Yesterday said:

@lorbo: I live in Chicago so all I got is Savage Dragon.

Cause, you know, are crime is so good here every Superhero in the friggin country needs to just stay and focus on NYC. lol

Lemme guess, Savage Dragon is no Superman and would probably get owned by Spiderman villains right? : )

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#14 Posted by danhimself (21430 posts) - - Show Bio

the Teen Titans had a base there, Power Girl lived there and so did Nightwing prior to R.I.P.

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#15 Posted by Mercy_ (94461 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty sure there's a winter scene there with Guy and Tora during GLC.

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#16 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

the Teen Titans had a base there, Power Girl lived there and so did Nightwing prior to R.I.P.

Nightwing DIED?!!! Noooooooooooooo! How? Don't tell me.....Joker right? He kills everyone somehow.

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#17 Posted by danhimself (21430 posts) - - Show Bio

@lorbo said:

@danhimself said:

the Teen Titans had a base there, Power Girl lived there and so did Nightwing prior to R.I.P.

Nightwing DIED?!!! Noooooooooooooo! How? Don't tell me.....Joker right? He kills everyone somehow.

no...the Batman storyline called R.I.P.

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#18 Posted by lorbo (1989 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mercy_ said:

Pretty sure there's a winter scene there with Guy and Tora during GLC.

Still I have yet to see them save anyone in NY so there is a fair chance your a goner there if a supervillain has a bone to pick with you in NY.

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#19 Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose (6732 posts) - - Show Bio

@lorbo said:

@V_Scarlotte_Rose said:

@lorbo said:

Gotham seems to have all but replaced New York in DC comics. Metropolis too seems to replace it. Seems that DC replaces a lot of places on Earth with fictional ones. What say ye?

I'm sure I've seen New York mentioned in a DC comic. I can't remember which one though. I'll let you know if I find it.

Do tell...

Chase #1 from 1998. New York definitely exists. :)

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#20 Posted by Joygirl (21019 posts) - - Show Bio

Power Girl solo was set in Manhattan. ^_^

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#21 Posted by JakeN7 (15179 posts) - - Show Bio

@Captain_Yesterday said:

@lorbo: I live in Chicago so all I got is Savage Dragon.

Cause, you know, are crime is so good here every Superhero in the friggin country needs to just stay and focus on NYC. lol

Chicago will have Nightwing soon.

@lorbo said:

Gotham seems to have all but replaced New York in DC comics. Metropolis too seems to replace it. Seems that DC replaces a lot of places on Earth with fictional ones. What say ye?

Yes New York exists in the DCNU. The Teen Titans were based out of there and Tim Drake (3rd Robin, current Red Robin) lives there in a penthouse in Lex Towers.

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#22 Posted by Hoenhime (143 posts) - - Show Bio

when supergirl was fighting the worldkillers I am pretty sure that the batttle took place in NYC.

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#23 Posted by the_tree (8608 posts) - - Show Bio

Static moved to and operated in New York in his New 52 series.

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#24 Posted by FalconPuuunch (947 posts) - - Show Bio

Nightwing was there for a bit.

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#25 Posted by sinestro_GL (3651 posts) - - Show Bio

Justice League International has/had (not sure) an HQ there.

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Supergirl #6

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#27 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (16572 posts) - - Show Bio

@Joygirl said:

Power Girl solo was set in Manhattan. ^_^

as was the 1990's Creeper series

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#28 Posted by lightsout (1885 posts) - - Show Bio

The OP just must not have read any of these instances...:D

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#29 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't believe no one has mentioned Kyle Rayner yet.

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#30 Posted by longbowhunter (9384 posts) - - Show Bio

Wasn't Johns whole JSA run based in NY?

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#31 Posted by Razero (339 posts) - - Show Bio

Kyle Rayner lives there, and the first battle in New Guardians takes place in Times Square.

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#32 Posted by The Stegman (35279 posts) - - Show Bio

Of course it exists, it just doesn't have a million heroes stationed there like certain other universes. 

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#33 Posted by lightsout (1885 posts) - - Show Bio

@longbowhunter said:

Wasn't Johns whole JSA run based in NY?

I finished v2 & 3 of JSA not too long ago, and I completely forgot that example. Yea, the JSA & their brownstone in NYC.

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#34 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45190 posts) - - Show Bio

@V_Scarlotte_Rose said:

@lorbo said:

Gotham seems to have all but replaced New York in DC comics. Metropolis too seems to replace it. Seems that DC replaces a lot of places on Earth with fictional ones. What say ye?

I'm sure I've seen New York mentioned in a DC comic. I can't remember which one though. I'll let you know if I find it.

Nightwing used to live in NY

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#35 Posted by cyberchop979 (465 posts) - - Show Bio

Talon was there for an issue or two recently.

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#36 Posted by inferiorego (25465 posts) - - Show Bio

@Captain_Yesterday said:

@lorbo: I live in Chicago so all I got is Savage Dragon.

Cause, you know, are crime is so good here every Superhero in the friggin country needs to just stay and focus on NYC. lol

Nightwing is going to be in Chicago starting next month.

Finally, we get a super-hero.... finally

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#37 Posted by Captain_Yesterday (810 posts) - - Show Bio

@inferiorego: Yea I've been hearing that recently, but I had no idea. Pretty cool. I've never been a Nightwing fan but might have to give this a shot. Seeing how I'm currently trying to expand my comic horizons anyway seems like a good fit.

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#38 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (12449 posts) - - Show Bio

DC NY is just thankful they don't have to deal with all the god damn superheroes.

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#39 Posted by Jorgevy (5165 posts) - - Show Bio

n52 teen titans and Superboy was there during the new year's eve. actually, Im pretty sure most new years eve comics probably happen in New York, case you know, party

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#40 Posted by JediXMan (36988 posts) - - Show Bio

The final battle of the Sinestro Corps War was in NYC.

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#41 Posted by xxxddd (3861 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Stegman said:

Of course it exists, it just doesn't have a million heroes stationed there like certain other universes.

What, you don't like that Marvel does that?