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Maybe it's because I read a lot of fantasy novels and played a lot of video games in my misspent youth, but I've always really liked seeing maps of fictional places. I obsess over them, to the point where I could probably still get around Grand Theft Auto 3's Liberty City better than I could navigate sections of my own hometown.
And apparently I'm no
I'm a big fan of vintage travel posters. Some lovely prints of classic pieces depicting Africa and the Orient Express hang on my walls, but they might have to give way to a series of elegant travel posters based on some of genre fiction's most famous locales
Last month we brought you a very cool look at Superman's home of Metropolis as it appears in DC Universe Online, the hotly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game based on the popular superheroes of DC Comics. Specifically, we took a lovely tour of the Metropolis Police Department, and it was indeed lovely. But sh*t just
Did you know that "revenge" was listed as the number one cause of death for all human resources personnel in Gotham City last year, or that 94% of polled Gotham residents listed "costumed villainy" as their backup career of choice? I sure didn't, but I can't say that I'm surprised
Every comics fan has their favorite fictional (or in some cases factual) locales, but "The Architects' Journal" offers us Yanks a fresh perspective on the matter with a list of list of ten comic book cities that appeal to a more design-based (and British) perspective.
There's a few entries that seem assured, including Superman's Metropolis, Bat