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Guinness Book of World Records
Throw out your old trivia books. The record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Batman ever witnessed has been broken. Shattered, actually.
Over the weekend, 542 employees at Nexen, an oil and gas company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, dressed up like The Dark Knight, came together, and did what anyone in that situation would do: Danced.
After nearly two years of convincing Guinness' record judges that his comic book collection is, in fact, the world's largest, Mission Viejo, California man Bob Bretall was able to announce on his Facebook page that it's finally official: His comic book collection is on page 172 of the new Guinness Book of World Records.
Bretall's collection totals 94,268 issues, all of which are "unique" books, which presumably means there are no duplicates. The whole collection weighs a whopping 16,800 estimated pounds. That's more than eight tons of comics.
Opinion: We can't show you them here, but Oni Hartstein has created a series of NSFW female superheroes illustrated as vaginas to provoke a dialogue about how women are sometimes depicted in superhero comics.
TV: Katie Cas
Upcoming: King City creator Brandon Graham's The Speaker will debut in Dark Horse Presents #7 this December.
Actors: According to the Guinness Book of World Records Ultimate Nick Fury, I mean Mace Windu, I mean Samuel L. Jackson is the highest-grossing actor of all time. He's made Batman mon
In an ambitious attempt to promote the new animated superhero comedy "Megamind," DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures invited Los Angeles-based superhero fans to assemble and break the world record for the "largest gathering of superheroes." The story of an inept super-villain who, after finally defeating h
If you notice a large gathering of costumed superheroes in Los Angeles tomorrow, don't worry -- Galactus isn't about to attack. On Friday, August 27th, fans will don their spandex and capes in Hollywood in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most people dresse
First of all, I did not know there was a "Gamer's Edition" of the Guinness Book of World Records, but there is, and it just came out. In this book you can learn many things, like the fact that a British woman named Lisa Courtney now has the largest Pokemon collection in the world. That's her in the pictur
-- A school in Berwick, Maine has unofficially broken the Guinness Book of World Record's record for having the most people dressed up as superheroes in a room for at least 10 minutes, with a grand total of 109 superkids.