Where is Gotham City

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Where is Gotham City

Post by clavierankh » Sun May 12, 2019 10:10 am

Based on the screen cap from He Meets His Match The Grisly Ghoul. If the Paris time is right Gotham is on the Eastern Seaboard.

If the Los Angeles time is right than Gotham City is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.


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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by dell » Sun May 12, 2019 11:22 am

Well, it can't be 3:40 in Chicago and 5:40 in Los Angeles! Clearly, someone just slapped city names under a bunch of clocks and had no idea where these cities were.
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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by THE BATPHONE! » Sun May 12, 2019 5:01 pm

In the comics continuity at least, DC has stated that Gotham is in New Jersey.
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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by epaddon » Sun May 12, 2019 6:41 pm

Then where is New Gurensey?

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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by Therin of Andor » Mon May 13, 2019 12:11 am

epaddon wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Then where is New Guernsey?
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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by AndyFish » Mon May 13, 2019 7:20 am

In the earliest Batman appearances in Detective Comics he is in New York City, I've always assumed it just became Gotham City.

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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by epaddon » Mon May 13, 2019 9:21 am

Except that in Part 2 of the Joker/Donna Loren episode when the power goes out, Joker says, "Gotham City must be having a blackout just like New York!" Also there are a couple episodes where the establishing stock footage of Gotham City isn't New York but Boston!

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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by dell » Mon May 13, 2019 10:31 am

The Batmobile license plate reads:
2F-3567
Gotham 1966

License plates are issued by states, not cities. This implies that Gotham City is in the state of Gotham.
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Re: Where is Gotham City

Post by John Mack » Thu May 16, 2019 1:34 am

dell wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:31 am
The Batmobile license plate reads:
2F-3567
Gotham 1966

License plates are issued by states, not cities. This implies that Gotham City is in the state of Gotham.
Dell, your unflappable logic astounds me sir.
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