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Toy and Action Figure Museum sets International Superhero Day

by Matthew Price Modified: July 22, 2013 at 4:15 pm •  Published: July 22, 2013
Curator of the Toy & Action figure Museum Kevin Stark, looks back at a crowd of superheroes during International Superhero Day in Pauls Valley, Okla., Saturday, August 4, 2012.  With 122 superheroes taking part, the event attempted to set a world record for the most people in original superhero costumes in one place. The Toy & Action Figure Museum organized the day which also featured a superhero scavenger hunt, super fashion show, and a superhero party. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
Curator of the Toy & Action figure Museum Kevin Stark, looks back at a crowd of superheroes during International Superhero Day in Pauls Valley, Okla., Saturday, August 4, 2012. With 122 superheroes taking part, the event attempted to set a world record for the most people in original superhero costumes in one place. The Toy & Action Figure Museum organized the day which also featured a superhero scavenger hunt, super fashion show, and a superhero party. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

The Toy & Action Figure Museum, 111 S. Chickasaw in Pauls Valley for the second year will celebrate “International Superhero Day.”

Last year, the museum hosted more than 120 original superheroes on the first Saturday in August. This year, the museum hopes for even more.

The museum invites people to dress in costumes of their own, original superheroes on Aug. 3.

“I want to see what people would come up with if they had a chance to be a superhero,” Stark said of last year’s event.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/actionfigmuseum

 

 

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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