What better place to see odd behavior from superheroes than New York City's Times Square, and what more appropriate week for a bit of odd behavior from costumed characters than a week that includes the most talked about tribute to superheroes in the world, Comic-Con International?
On Saturday, a fake Spider-Man punched a real cop in the face (complete with commentary from a fake Batman) when the cop tried to arrest the not-so-heroic New York street entertainer who allegedly attempted to overcharge a tourist after he took a picture with the tourist's son. But according to one late-night comic, the sock to the jaw was okay because fake Spidey assumed he was punching a fake cop.
And speaking of dress-up, thousands of comic book fans flooded San Diego last week dressed as all kinds of characters (take a look at today's webisode of Punchlines to find out who was there and who wasn't) for Comic-Con, or what another comedian calls nerdchella.
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The late-night comics give their take on a brawl in Times Square and the San Diego festival known as Comic-Con International. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com.