These superheroes have attracted thousands of adoring fans, city cops don’t count themselves among them.
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Benjamin Fodor, better known as Phoenix Jones, is the most prominent face of the Rain City Superhero Movement.
A self-styled superhero known as Phoenix Jones has been unmasked in a Seattle court as he waits to see if he is charged with a pepper spray attack.
In a situation almost straight out of the movie Kick-Ass, Jones is fighting an assault charge for allegedly spraying pepper spray on people, who he says were fighting. Seattle police say the people were dancing.
Transcript and link to Australian 60 minutes segment on Phoenix Jones and real life superheroes.
New York Post recaps the attack on Phoenix Jones
Originally posted: http://www.komonews.com/news/local/113246859.html By Luke Duecy & KOMO Staff January 10, 2011 SEATTLE — Phoenix Jones calls himself a crime fighter. He has a cape, a mask and a stun gun and he spends several nights each week patrolling Seattle …
Armed with a skintight black-and-gold, belted costume, a cape and a fedora, Phoenix Jones suits up at night to fight crime on the streets of Seattle. He’s the leader of a real-life superhero movement.