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By Joe Naiman

San Diego Comic Fest addresses urban design in comics


Last updated 4/4/2019 at 3:14pm

Most comics take place in large cities: “Superman” is headquartered in Metropolis, “Batman and Robin” operate out of Gotham City and the actual New York City is used for “Spider-Man” and the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

There are exceptions. The “X-Men” are in a New York City suburb. “Jughead and Archie” are in a small town. Bruce Banner operates out of a university setting if his anger doesn’t bring “The Incredible Hulk” lead character into a more urban environment.

San Diego Comic Fest included a March 8 session titled “Urban Geography and Comics” whi...

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