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‘No one above the law’ as Canadian police pulls over Superhero ‘Batman’

CANADA: One brave law enforcement officer decided to force the Caped Superhero to stop and park his Batmobile by the side of the road. But what was his crime? He hadn't actually committed one - he's Batman, for starters. His real name is Stephen Lawrence and he is a professional Batman impersonator who has built and designed his own Batmobile and an extremely convincing costume. He tours around Comic-Con events and visits sick children dressed as the popular superhero. He was driving along dressed as Batman in…

‘Pakistan Girl’ takes aim at corrupt cops, domestic abuse

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s newest female superhero has vowed to battle venal officials and protect battered women, as her creator tries to inspire the next generation to fight injustice in a deeply patriarchal society. The new “Pakistan Girl” comic series is based on Sarah, a normal teenager with a pet cat who discovers she has superhuman powers after waking from a coma caused by a blast in her village. Donning a green cape, the protagonist whips a man beating a woman in a market and saves a young girl taken hostage by a…