Spider-Man Fans Set Record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Spider-Man

Comic book fans love dressing up as their favourite superheroes and regular convention goers have often admitted that most Marvel fans love dressing up as Spider-Man! Remember the “Band of the Spideys” video which featured dozens of Spider-Man cosplays to a chiptune version of ‘Take on me’ by A-ha.

However, Marvel and Sony decided to take things one step ahead this year at the Stockholm Comic-Con by attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the “Largest gathering of people dressed up as Spider-Man”. This was announced by Marvel Editor-In-Chief, C.B. Cebulski. Their bid was ultimately successful as the gathering managed to amass a total of 547 Spideys under one roof.

Even actress Carolina Ravassa was in attendance for the event and she shared this video of the fans who crazily turned up in a Spider-Man costume, celebrating the achievement.

This world record was set and attempted by Sony and Marvel to promote the recently released PS4, which has already received a positive response from both fans and critics. The suit worn by fans at the gathering was also based on the suit featured in the already popular PlayStation game.

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Vasu Sharma is the Content Head at Animated Times, supervising the Editorial Board at Animated Times. He's 25 years old and has done his master's in journalism from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

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