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Once Again, Sweaty Spider-Man Costume Transforms Street Brawl Into Cinematic Spectacle

It’s August in New York, and tensions are running high: Everything smells like garbage, more tourists than usual are crowding the streets, and — even with this week’s temperature drop — it’s too hot. The situation seems especially unpleasant for the people who make a living by donning non-breathable character costumes in order to extract cash from the folks passing through Times Square, so you can only sort of blame the Spider-Man who, according to what a witness told DNAinfo, went after a guy who was “harassing several performers” in front of Toys ’R’ Us on Tuesday afternoon. Of course, there’s video.

Really, that guy should have known not to mess with Times Square Spider-Man.

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