Comic superheroes attempt world record

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People dressed in superhero-style costumes line up for a photo at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

People dressed in superhero-style costumes line up for a photo at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

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A young women checks her green make-up as she gathers with people dressed in superhero-style costumes at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

A young women checks her green make-up as she gathers with people dressed in superhero-style costumes at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

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People dressed in superhero-style costumes line up for a photo at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

People dressed in superhero-style costumes line up for a photo at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

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Two middle aged men check out each other's Batman uniforms while waiting at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

Two middle aged men check out each other's Batman uniforms while waiting at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

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Emma Puranen (L), from Fairfax, VA, and her friend Dominique Villanueva, from Ashburn, VA, pose in charactor wearing super-hero costumes at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

Emma Puranen (L), from Fairfax, VA, and her friend Dominique Villanueva, from Ashburn, VA, pose in charactor wearing super-hero costumes at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

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David Gayer, from Silver Spring, MD, wears a colander strainer as a helmet for his Flash costume at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

David Gayer, from Silver Spring, MD, wears a colander strainer as a helmet for his Flash costume at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington. (AFP photo)

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Two men in super-hero uniforms take a selfie while waiting at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington during an attempt to break a Guinness world records record of people as comic book charactors. (AFP photo)

Two men in super-hero uniforms take a selfie while waiting at Awesome Con 2014 in Washington during an attempt to break a Guinness world records record of people as comic book charactors. (AFP photo)

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A man identifies his hidden super-hero identity at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington, DC during an attempt to break a Guinness world records record of people as comic book charactors. (AFP photo)

A man identifies his hidden super-hero identity at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington, DC during an attempt to break a Guinness world records record of people as comic book charactors. (AFP photo)

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Officials count people in super-hero costumes at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington, DC during an attempt to break a Guinness world records record of people as comic book charactors. (AFP photo)

Officials count people in super-hero costumes at the Awesome Con 2014 in Washington, DC during an attempt to break a Guinness world records record of people as comic book charactors. (AFP photo)

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2014 10:03 PM IST
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