(CBR) After years spent on the West Coast or in the far reaches of Asgard, the Marvel Universe is returning to its roots for an extended stay. The House of Ideas recently revealed that their upcoming Netflix original series – including “Daredevil”, “Jessica Jones”, “Luke Cage” and “Iron Fist” – will all be filmed on the streets of New York City, the same city that”s played home to Marvel”s many adventures since the universe”s inception over 50 years ago.
But those four soon-to-be Defenders aren”t the only heroes to call the Big Apple home. With 60-ish hours of television to fill, odds are there will be room for some truly Marvel-ous cameos on these Netflix shows. Now that we know for sure that these new adventures will take place in New York City, we”ve come up with a list of five heroes (well, four heroes and one villain) with strong New York ties that deserve some attention.