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Minor Spoilers

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Gardner Fox, the first writer of The Atom comics, didn’t put a ton of thought into naming the shops, the institutions or even the city he was inventing. The latter he dubbed Ivytown, soon changed to Ivy Town, whose downtown …

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Comic Effect

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Comic books gravitate to big cities even when they’re being coy about it. Superman’s Metropolis is an optimist’s New York. Batman’s Gotham is a cynic’s. Iron Man and the rest of the Marvel crew just call it New York. Meanwhile, …

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