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Are the British Watchmen coming together in Birmingham? It’s possible. Three people so far have been popping up around town dressed in neon green morphsuits. At first it was just one woman who would appear at high traffic locations reading or just standing around. Then a man in a top hat joined in, and now there are three of them. It could be they are following the model of the creepy Northampton Clown and just doing it to brighten the day and have fun, or they could be body snatchers, you just never know. I’m looking forward to seeing whether the number of green people continues to grow.
Check out more pics after the break.
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There’s a headline you don’t see everyday. A woman called the cops at Anime Festival Asia in Singapore because of a cosplayer displaying too much underboob.
The cosplay was of Ryuko Matoi from the anime Kill la Kill. Apparently, the woman was attending a religious service in the same convention center and was offended by the outfit. An argument broke out and the cops were called, but the matter was settled without any arrests.
You can make out the cosplayer and the woman that complained in the image above, though the image was edited to protect their identities.
(Singapore HardwareZone via Kotaku)
On a recent episode of his comedy podcast, Hollywood Babble-On, director Kevin Smith revealed that Zack Snyder showed him a picture of Batman’s costume from the much-anticipated film, Batman vs. Superman, which Snyder is directing.
“I saw the Batman costume. More than that I saw a picture of him (Affleck) in the costume. Now, I don’t want to give anything away ’cause that is up to them and stuff, but I am going to say this, I instantly bear hugged him (Snyder). You have not seen this costume in a movie on film before, and for a comic book fan it was mind bending. I was like ‘Get out of here, only you have enough power to pull this off.’ Because everyone always like does this Matrix/X-Men black armor…It was fantastic. I’m already a flag waver for this movie, but the costume, it blew my mind. I think everyone is just gonna be like ‘Holy ****!’ It’s its own thing, man. It’s like we haven’t been down this path at all. I was so elated….Even the hardest core “**** all this” person will be like ‘alright, I’m ready.’”
During the show, Smith went on to mention that he thought that the costume was influenced by a particular style, but the quote was later redacted. There’s talk on the Internet that the design of the costume might’ve been influenced by Frank Miller’s famous The Dark Knight Returns comic, but that’s still up in the air.
Batman vs. Superman will debut in theaters on July 17, 2015.
(via Hollywood Babble-On and CBM)
If you, your kids or your pets wore an awesome costume this Halloween, we would like to include it in an upcoming gallery! We’ve already got lots of submissions, so consider this a last call.
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This short video captures an idiot who thinks it’s funny to attack a street performer dressed up like Yautja from Predator. The performer is standing on a platform outside a busy shopping area in Birmingham, England with a child right in front of him when some jerk comes up behind him, pushes him off the platform, and onto the child. The guy then posted the video on his Facebook page but removed it once he found out it had gone public.
Unfortunately, the police can’t do anything because neither the performer nor the little child he landed on top of have filed any kind of complaint although they have stated on their twitter that they are “making enquiries” into the incident. If anyone knows this guy, might be worth passing on the info to the West Midlands Police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
See the video after the break…
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Imagine you’re driving around Northampton, England, and out of the corner of your eye you see a clown standing on the street corner. Most of the time, you’d shake it off and think you’re seeing things – but not right now. There is a man in full clown make-up skulking around the town and turning up in random places. He doesn’t do anything menacing. Despite reports that he’s knocked on houses, according to his Facebook page (Spot Northampton’s Clown) he just stands around and looks effing terrifying.
Seriously! I know I’m not the only one who has issues because of Stephen King’s It. If I saw this guy on my street, I’d be under my bed in tears. Apparently he occasionally goes into drains too! From Facebook:
“So glad there’s a picture from last night. I didn’t wear my clown shoes as they’ve got holes in them from all the drains i’ve been climbing into.”
Not okay, dude, not okay.
It’s become somewhat of a game on social media to locate him and take pictures. Be sure to follow #northamptonclown on Twitter for the latest and creepiest updates. I’m going to go find a blanket to hide under now.
Check out another image of the clown around town after the break.
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Dressing up like superheroes can lead to real life heroism. John Buckland and Troy Marcum were having an “ordinary” day. They were dressed like Batman and Captain America, and they were participating in a children’s event at an American Legion Post and representing Heroes 4 Higher. Buckland owns the organization and uses it to teach positive lessons to children through being heroes.
On their way home from the event, Batman and Captain America spotted smoke coming from a residence and jumped into action to see if anyone was trapped inside. It’s important to note that Buckland – Batman – is a former firefighter so that he is at least trained in responding to these situations. They didn’t find any humans, but they were able to rescue a cat that had passed out. Batman resuscitated the feline, and everyone lived to tell the tale.
I can’t imagine what it would have been like to witness the rescue, and goodness only knows what was going through the cat’s head.
Check out a video about the rescue with a few words from Batman after the break.
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