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Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique wedding

Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique Wedding

A bride was asked ‘do you take this Superman to be your husband?’ as she tied the knot in a comic-themed ceremony.

Rob Taverner, 32, dressed as the superhero while Nyssa Pratten, 19, was dressed as Jessica Rabbit in Worcester.

And the two best men dressed as Captain America and Supergirl at the ceremony.

Bride Nyssa walked down the aisle to the ‘Star Wars’ theme, and after confirming their nuptials the happy couple left to the famous ‘Looney Tunes’ exit music.

Rob Taverner said he initially came up with the idea of a cartoon wedding at Worcester Register Office as a joke – but his wife-to-be loved the idea.

The 32-year-old self-confessed geek wore the blue Superman top underneath a suit jacket – and donned Clarke Kent style specs.

Bride Nyssa wore a revealing red dress as she imitated curvy cartoon siren Jessica Rabbit, voiced by Kathleen Turner in the 1988 movie.

Among the guests were people dressed as the Incredible Hulk, Betty Boop, Tweety-Pie and Catwoman at the wedding with a difference.

Fancy dress shop worker Rob said: ‘Me and my mate Brendan were mucking about, talking online about the wedding.

‘We talked about dressing up as cartoon characters, and I was laughing and joking about it with Nyssa when she said ‘why not’?’

Mr Taverner said that he and his wife had a shared love of cartoons and comics.

He said: ‘I’m what everyone calls a ‘geek’, into all the nerdy stuff like computers, comics, sci-fi and graphic novels.

‘Nyssa’s into more of the girlie stuff like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but she’s learning – she gets really proud of herself when we’re all chatting and she gets a reference.’

The blushing bride, who is 15 weeks pregnant, said that it didn’t take her long to choose her outfit.

She said: ‘My hair was red to start with and I already had this red dress – it seemed like an obvious decision.’

Rob said that the pair got a positive reaction from staff and other couples at the county hall where they tied the knot.

He said: ‘People were coming out and taking pictures, looking out of windows, that sort of thing.

‘The best reaction we got was on the way to the wedding when we turned into a garage forecourt to get petrol.

‘There was Catwoman driving, with Captain America in the back, I don’t think they knew what was going on.’

Everyone stayed in character for the reception, where a drunken Roger Rabbit, Shrek, Scooby Doo, Spongebob Squarepants and characters from the Toy Story movies turned up.

Rob, who popped the question on Christmas Eve, said: ‘Everybody came in fancy dress – there were about 70 people in different outfits, it was a really colourful gathering.’

Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique Wedding

Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique Wedding

Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique Wedding

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