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Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico, as well as the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico.


Ancient History

The city was originally built on a group of islands in Lake Texcoco by the Aztecs in 1325 as Tenochtitlan, it grew to be the capital of the Aztec Empire. During this time Itzpapalotl a, demon from the stars. The Gods imprisoned her in a tomb in Tenochtitla, and was held prisoner using the Jade Mask.[1]

16th century

It was almost completely destroyed in the 1521 Siege of Tenochtitlan and subsequently redesigned and rebuilt in becoming part of the Spanish Empire. The ruins still exist under city.[1]

20th century

on 17th February, 1957, the Winter Soldier was sent on a mission to assassinate Col. Jefferson Hart in Mexico City.[2]

Modern Age

When Doctor Strange was on a mission to Mexico to find a way back to battle Shuma-Gorath. He failed and was left in the desert for nine day, his friends came to rescue in a jeep. He used his magic to return them home to New York and teleported the jeep back to the rental dealership in Mexico City.[3]

When a lawyer investigating S.H.I.E.L.D.'s oversees activities was murdered, Bobbi Morse was sent undercover as Huntress to investigate. She travelled Mexico City and managed to expose the corruption of S.H.I.E.L.D. division chief Rico Santana.[4]

Kree agents Mac-Ronn and Tara found a Sentry 459 and erased its previous programming and memories. They loaded the Sentry on their ship but, before they could escape with it, S.H.I.E.L.D. shot down their ship. The Sentry fell near Mexico City and went on a rampage, until stopped by Captain Mar-Vell.[5]

Thor was flying over Mexico City, when he noticed an armed robbery in progress stopped and their escape and captured the bandits for the authorities.[6]

Like most other major population centers, Mexico City was attacked by the monsters teleported here by the Skrulls from Monster Isle.[7]

The Rhino tried to retired in Mexico City, however this was short lived as he was called back into action by the Kingpin, who reveals that he can find him anywhere.[8]

When the capital cities of the world began vanishing, Hercules and Black Knight was sent to Mexico city to control the rioting citizens.[9]

House of M

During the reality warp known as the House of M in which Mutants ruled the world, S.H.I.E.L.D. was sent on a mission to Mexico city to deal with a human threat.[10]

In Mexico City, young Mutant, Gabriel Cohuelo collapsed and started seizing. His parents tried to help, but Psylocke and Dr. Cecilia Reyes came to help him.[11]

Suzi Endo operated out of Mexico City and on one mission she met the Silver Surfer.[12]

In Mexico City, and earthquake was caused by Diablo in his quest for the Masks of Death to unearth the tomb opened it, dislodged the mask and awoke Itzpapalotl, and she returned to the surface for the time of purification, demanding blood sacrifice. Spider-Man, helped by Parker Industries archaeologist Veronica Diaz, was able to bound Itzpapaloth back. Spider-Man promised to go back underground to the ruins of Tenochtitla underneath The Zócalo to preserve the site. Diablo replaced the Jade Mask with replica alchemically treated to keep Itzpapalotl inert.[1]

Nick Fury travelled on the Pan-South America Jaguar Limited a high-speed rail line which connected the Mexican border with Tierra del Fuego. He left on inaugural trip from Mexico City.[13]

Magneto enlisted Elixir's help, and patrolled every Mothervine impact zone. In Mexico city he managed to cure most people affected by the Mothervine bombs, except for those that already carried a dormant X-Gene.[14]

Shi Qaanth of the Cotati, used the advanced staff created by the "First Race". The staff turned the ground soil and rock mixture along with the plant life into a single animated beast Man of Earth, in order to create a seismic event in Mexico City that would wipe out all life on Earth. Captain America and the US Army battled the invaders saving the Earth.[15]

Alternate Realities

Arácnido's Universe (Earth-15349)

The Escorpión operated as a wrestler in Mexico City. He was paid to allow Arácnido to be severely injured in a match. Arácnido's son went into the lockers and found Escorpión taking the money, which convinced him to become a hero.[16]

Ultimate Universe (Earth-1610)




Earth-Chaos (Earth-98091)

The Supernaturals battled Grottu in Mexico City.[21]



Points of Interest

  • Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

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