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Los Angeles was a city in California;[2] that was home to Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Earth.[3]


20th Century[]


During World War II, while most Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps, one man known as Gojo was granted immunity by the US government due to his past assistance to the United States in 1942. He resided in Los Angeles, and unknown to authorities was a loyal spy for Imperial Japan. From his mansion he trained subversives in the art of assassination and martial arts until he was stopped by the Sub-Mariner.[4] In 1945, the city put on a War Bond drive and put a captured Nazi buzz-bomber on display. Imperial Japanese spies attempted to steal the bomber, but were stopped by the Destroyer.[5]


On August 11, 1965; the Watts Riots it was the scene of racial protests that turned into nearly a week of rioting, looting, and arson.[6]

On June 5, 1968; Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel.[7]


On April 29, 1992; the Los Angeles Riots occurred when the L.A.P.D. used of excessive force in the arrest and beating of Rodney King, which was widely viewed in TV broadcasts.[8][9]

Modern Age[]

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  • Los Angeles and the West Coast of the United States has historically had very few superheroes and villains compared to New York City. The West Coast Avengers (WCA) was the city's most prominent and longest-lasting superhero team; when Moon Knight and Maya Lopez fought the Night Shift, television news wondered if the WCA had returned.[11] Snapdragon was disappointed in the number of supervillains available to hire.[12]

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