Ka-Pow: US papers hail five-year-old Caped Crusader

US newspapers have hailed Batkid - the five-year-old Caped Crusader who helped 'save' San Francisco from villain the Riddler.

Batkid was hailed by US newspapers. Credit: The Bakersfield Californian, Oakland Tribune and newseum

The US city was transformed into Gotham, the home of Batman, for Miles Scott who celebrated beating cancer by joining his idol for a day.

Thousands of fans turned out to watch Batkid rescue a woman from a train track and arresting the Riddler at a bank.