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Now here's a great way to liven up an otherwise dull day at work – turn up at the office in an Iron Man costume.

That's what one Chinese man did recently after spending several months building an ensemble based on the outfit worn by Robert Downey Jr in the hit Iron Man movies.

Wang Xiao Kang spent around £274 on the aluminium suit, which features a glowing arc reactor

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Anyone who thinks they've got an embarrassing dad had better be prepared to admit they're not in as blush-inducing a situation as one American teen.

Rain Price, 16, from Utah asked his father Dale if he would mind not waving him off when he left on the school bus each day, as he felt it was damaging his street cred.

However, Dale instead decided to wave at his son from the front porch each day wearing superhero fancy dress and other costumes.

So far, he has

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X-Men fans watching the new prequel First Class may not spot any James Bond costumes among the mutant outfits sported in the movie, but the suave spy was one of the influences behind it.

This is according to its director Matthew Vaughn, who said he was determined to bring in some of the aspects of the Bond films in order to create the perfect setting.

"I watched all the early Bond movies again. You Only Live Twice I watched a couple of times. I really wanted it to feel

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When Smallville hit TV screens many years ago, the writers of the show claimed that the young Clark Kent would be unlike any previous incarnation of Superman's real-world alter-ego.

But, after a decade on our screens, it looks like the creators of the show have had to go back on their pledge to steer clear of caped-flight and lycra.

Last week, US fans of Smallville saw the slightly-nerdy news reporter don the classic blue and red Superman costume for the first time in

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It's a sad day for crimefighting when Batman gets arrested. However, that's (almost) exactly what happened this week when the Caped Crusader – or rather someone emulating him – was pulled from the side of an office building and hauled down to the police station.

Officers in Petoskey, Michigan were alerted to a figure on the roof of the 30ft office block at 01:00 local time and went to investigate.

When they got there, they found a fat man in a superhero costume complete

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