Super Heroes of Gotham Private Tour
New York City is a place of many wonders, and quite regularly used as an inspiration for tv shows, movies and even longer for comics. Surely you’ve heard of Metropolis or Gotham – New York city was used as the basis for both.
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Super Heroes of Gotham private tour
It has always been obvious to any comic book fan that Gotham City and Metropolis are actually New York City, fictionalized and put on the page for superheroes. Where else would Superman leap over tall buildings? As the birthplace of comic books and superheroes in the first half of the 20th century, New York City is a goldmine for any comic book fan looking to indulge in the history and inspiration behind some of the biggest names in the industry, fictional and real life. The Super Heroes of Gotham private tour by CityWalksNY will show all the important places, from legendary comic book stores such as Forbidden Planet, to the settings of different superhero films over the years, all aided by a knowledgeable private tour guide who knows the ins-and-outs of New York City and comic book heroes.
NYC – The inspiration for both Metropolis and Gotham City!
Whether the grim atmosphere of Gotham City or the glamor of Metropolis, different elements of New York City have found a way to show up in comics over the years. Ardent lovers of comic books will always be able to pick up on different features of the city as they walk through. And real comics aficionados know that many of the legendary comic artists and writers, such as; Stan Lee and Bob Kane lived and worked in New York City when they created their super-power endowed heroes. Superheroes such as Spiderman, Iron Man, and the teams of the Avengers and the Fantastic Four have made their home in New York City over the years. The Super Heroes of Gotham private tour will take you along the route of whatever superhero or team you desire to follow through the streets of New York City.
New York – Home of heroes on screen and in print
While it has been prominent in the pages of comic books, New York City’s relationship with superheroes has extended to the screen as well, with different sites around the city easily recognizable as having appeared in superhero films over the years. The Chrysler Building is notable for being Spiderman’s perch as he scans for trouble, while the Flatiron Building serves as the headquarters for The Daily Bugle. You could follow the rampage of the Avengers film through the streets or visit the site of the battle between the police and Bane’s army in The Dark Knight Rises around Wall Street.
CityWalksNY offers a custom tour for all comic book lovers looking to explore New York City for its rich superhero heritage.