07/04/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Spiderman Catches Comic Book Thief: Man Dressed As Spidey Stops Real Crime

It's every comic book fan's fantasy to become a real life superhero and fight crime, and for one man this actually became a reality as he caught a book thief in his own store while dressed in a Spider-man suit.

Michael Baulderstone defended his comic book kingdom in Adelaide, Australia, by nabbing a would-be shoplifter who was trying to swipe an X-Men omnibus worth £97.

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