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75 Marvel Character Origins Mapped Across The Entire World. Where is Your Favorite Character From?

Because even super heroes have hometowns.

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Marvel mutants, mavericks, masterminds, monsters, mechas, and magicians all come from somewhere. So it is no surprise that such a broad palette of superheroes and villains come from all over the globe.

The Marvel Universe is an international community, proving that no matter where you come from, there are commonalities, even if those commonalities happen to be superpowers and a love of brightly-colored spandex.


Yes, from the streets of London to the mountains of Tibet, from the steppes of Russia to the sands of Egypt, these characters come from far and wide. Truly, it is a world bursting with super men and women.

You don’t have to be born in New York to be a superhero… but from the looks of this map, an Empire State address may help.

Explore the histories of each character below:

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posted on: June 26, 2014
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  1. Adam

    Wanted to let you know that where you placed Omaha, Nebraska is completely incorrect. You are a half of a state off. Omaha is on the very eastern edge of Nebraska, not dead-center.

    Great pictorial though.

  2. PlaGeRaN

    Venom: check. Carnage: check. Toxin: ….. …… Where’s Toxin?

  3. james howlett

    Jean Grey was not born in New York City. she’s from Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
    Storm and Luke Cage were born in the Bronx, not New York City as well.
    Captain America is from Brooklyn, not New York City.


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