Many comic book heroes have Hudson Valley roots

Professor X studied biology at Bard and Jean Grey spent her childhood in Annandale, and the X-Men are based in Westchester. Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen series mentions Sleepy Hollow and Palenville. DC's "Hudson College" is a fictional university located just outside New York's first capital (Kingston). Nightwing once pursued a cadre of brainwashers and rogue geneticists to their base on Bannerman's Island. Numerous other characters are from Hudson Valley towns or mention them . . .


This page can be viewed only by subscribers.

Have an e-subscription or Hudson Valley One Premium membership? Log in

Not yet a subscriber? Sign up here.