A candidate for Aracaju's City Council - Robin
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Batman and Robin candidates in Brazil's local elections

24 September 2012 Last updated at 16:30 BST

In city council elections in Aracaju in northeastern Brazil, 428 candidates are vying for just 24 seats.

The sheer amount of hopefuls means some are going to great lengths to grab the attention of voters.

Iracema Sodre reports.