San Diego Comic-Con saw a couple of real-life superheroes - not in costume - come to the rescue last week as a suicidal woman on a ledge needed help.
Stuntmen Amos Carver, Gregg Sergeant and Scot Schecter work for Stunts 911, and were setting up scaffolding for a party to promote Kick-Ass 2.
That's when a woman, reportedly upset over a breakup, walked onto the edge of an apartment complex's balcony near the convention, ABC 10 reports.
Carver, who came to her aid as she stepped over the railing, said later, "She was hanging on (the balcony) with one hand, and had one foot off the ledge."
Down below, a crowd had formed and began filming, some perhaps thinking that it was all part of an stunt, not out of the question for the Con.
Instead, it was anything but.
Fortunately, the professional stuntmen dropped what they were doing, scaled a fence and got permission to enter the building from the manager.
The woman's apartment was unlocked, and they were able to get in behind her without being heard, bear-hugging her and getting her into a harness.
"She was ready to go," Sargent recalled later. "She just kept saying, 'I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry,' over and over again' ... she was very distraught."
Police arrived soon after that.
"I was just so thankful we got there when we got there," said Sargeant. "I think if we'd been there two seconds later, she would've been gone."
Here's hoping she gets the help she needs so this doesn't happen again, and mad respect to the Kick-Ass 2 guys for came to her aid so quickly.