Tag: dark guardian
By day, they are regular folks with full-time jobs, bills to pay and mouths to feed.
By night, they are masked and sometimes-caped crusaders, who troll the streets looking to help the needy, stamp out crime and fulfil their comic-book inspired dreams.
But lately the mostly anonymous members of the so-called Real Life Superheroes movement (known as RLSH) in Canada and the U.S. have been feeling a bit of angst and more than a little misunderstood after a bout of bad publicity.
New York’s burgeoning amateur “superhero” community take notice: Don’t try breaking up a fight in Seattle.
“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”
They are ordinary men in extraordinary costumes, and they have risen from the ashes of our troubled republic to ensure the safety of their fellow citizens. Jon Ronson goes on patrol with Urban Avenger, Mr. Xtreme, Pitch Black, Knight Owl, Ghost, and the baddest-ass “real-life superhero” of them all, Phoenix Jones
Joel Warner of Westword comments on the lack of Wall Creeper in Superheroes the Movie
Transcript and link to Australian 60 minutes segment on Phoenix Jones and real life superheroes.
Seattle Weekly interviews Michael Barnett of Superheroes the Movie