The Pop Culture Lover's Guide to New York City: Comic Book Superhero Locations
New York is a super city made for superheroes and supervillains. Its big building and big spaces make for big battles. Many Marvel comics make New York City their base, including: Spiderman, The Fanstastic Four, Daredevil and The Avengers. New York is also the thinly disguised Gotham City of Batman and Superman's Metropolis. Here are some locations from superhero comics and the movies based on them.
Toby McGuire as Peter Parker on the Low Library steps at Columbia University in Spiderman.
Map 1A+B FIDI - DOWNTOWN (as 2-page spread)
Map 1A FINANCIAL - WEST
Map 1B FINANCIAL - EAST
Map 2A+B The VILLAGES (as 2-page spread)
Map 2A VILLAGE - WEST
Map 2B VILLAGE - EAST
Map 3A+B MIDTOWN (as 2-page spread)
Map 3A MIDTOWN - WEST
Map 3B MIDTOWN - EAST
Map 4A+B PLAZA (as 2-page spread)
Map 4A PLAZA - WEST
Map 4B PLAZA EAST
Map 5A+B UPPER WEST SIDE / EAST SIDE (as 2-page spread)
Map 5A UPPER - WEST
Map 5B UPPER - EAST
Map 6A+B The BOROUGHS (as 2-page spread)
Map 6A BOROUGHS - WEST (Staten Island)
Map 6B EAST BOROUGHS - EAST (Upper Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn)
The Marvel Comics Guide to New York City, Peter Sanderson, Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2007
"New York Super Hero Tour". Free Tours by Foot website. 2017. Written by Derrick Edwards
"Map of Spider-Man Movie Shooting Locations in New York City" by Abraham Riesman. Vulture.com June 21, 2017.
Worldwideguide tomovie locations - www.movie-locations.com
"The Ultimate Nerd Guide to New York CIty" (Map)
"A Guide to Marvel's Manhattan" Text by Jake Rossen, Map Graphic by Paul Horn (Wizard Magazine Issue #199)
"Superheroes of New York." Onthesetognewyork.com
"10 NYC Locations for Sam Raimi's Original Spider-Man" Untappedcities.com May 1, 2014. by Christopher Inoa.
"The Superheroes who call NYC Home" by Vera Panavic Untappedcities.com March 2, 2016.