Dress designer Herbert Chavez holds a picture of how he used to look like
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Superman fan has plastic surgery to look like his idol

12 October 2011 Last updated at 21:18 BST

Dress designer Herbert Chavez has undergone plastic surgery and skin whitening to look like his idol, Superman.

When he is not at work he spends his time dressed as the superhero on the streets of his hometown Calamba City, in the Philippines.

He says he is planning future operations to beef up his abdomen and make him taller.

Eric Camara reports.