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Map of New York City for geeks: Where superheroes hang out

Use this map of New York City to find nerdtastic locales both real and fictional in our fair city, from comic-book stores to superheroes’ headquarters.

Illustration: Nigel Sussman

Finally, a map of New York City for the nerd set. Who needs Metropolis or Asgard when geek heaven is right here in New York? We turned to our favorite comic books and movies to find where momentous fictional events happened in the city, from Spider-Man’s battle with the Green Goblin on the Queensboro Bridge to X-Men’s landmark gay marriage in Central Park. Plus, find out where to play games and find the coolest comics in real life.

Click on the icons in the map below to learn more!

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The Ghostbusters station is not on there :(

Laura Antoniou
Laura Antoniou

Hello? Flushing Meadows Park? Men in Black? Ironman? Sheesh.


I'd have love to have seen Doctor Strange's home, the Sanctum Sanctorum, which is supposed to be at 177A Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village. But nice job overall.