The New York Initiative, which was started in October 2009, is featured in Michael Barnett’s HBO Documentary ‘Superheroes.’ (CBS New York)
New York’s burgeoning amateur “superhero” community take notice: Don’t try breaking up a fight in Seattle.
The BFI London Film Festival brings you the real Kick-Ass with Superheroes
Last week, HBO aired a documentary called Superheroes following members of the recent phenomenon of private citizens dressing in costumes to engage in everything from from charity work to vigilante justice.
“I don’t do this to punish the wicked but to protect their victims,” Deaths Head Moth says. “But some people just don’t take kindly to being politely asked to stop what they’re doing.”
The New York Initiative, a group of real life superheroes, usually concentrate on helping with the homeless, providing food, clothing and the like.
Adam Martin provides his point of view on the actions of the New York Initiative.
A group of real-life superheroes in New York, calling themselves the New York Initiative, think that’s wrong, and they are out to teach potential victims how to protect themselves and help find this killer.