Eventually, the Hollywood movie industry will run out of comic book superheroes to salute. When they want the real deal, they need not look past local hero John Shear. Forget the fact that he’s 90 years old. Or 5’ 2” and 110 pounds. At Santa Anita Park, John Shear is megaman and everybody here adores him.
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Real life super heroes are popping up everywhere. It’s a concept that started nearly two years ago and has been growing quickly, thanks in part to Hollywood photographer Peter Tangen. By Valley Wire Magazine
And now Hollywood photographer Peter Tangen – who has shot images for Spiderman, Batman and Hellboy movie posters – is setting out to document the lives of the these anonymous costumed activists.
Meet “The Real Superhero Project,” a loose network of everyday citizens taking on the injustices that continue to run rampant.
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Real-life Portland superhero Zetaman is catching international attention with his blue-and-black spandex and do-gooding ways.
But community activists (of sorts) are doing more than borrowing the basic superhero ethos.