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Archives - September 2015

It's almost here! That's right --- New York Comic Con is around the corner, and with it the thousands of costume-clad fans waiting to catch a glimpse of somebody dressed as their favorite iteration of Batman. (Or maybe even their actual favorite iteration of Batman --- here's looking at you, Mr. Keaton.)
In New York City, the vast and varied strands of American creative history are omnipresent, and the world of comic books and graphic novels is no exception. Walk down any street in Manhattan and you're likely to amble past a locale crucial to the history of comics, be it the inspiration for Superman's Daily Planet building or the locale of Spider-Man's big fight with Doctor Octopus. But it takes a trained eye to find the hidden secrets behind the veneer of city life.