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Tag: Real-Life Superhero
Launch of new website, SaveMeHeroMan.com, to ease burden on law enforcement by fighting crime.
Blog about the Real Life Superhero Project
More than 200 people around the world are part of the Real Life Superhero Movement, which is inspired by the caped crusaders from comic books and films. Real life superheroes perform deeds such as safety patrols and feeding the homeless.
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.
In this two part article series I will be evaluating both the charitable and crime fighting efforts of Real Life Superheroes, as they seem to be separate and distinct pursuits.
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
They’ve leapt off the pages of comic books, into the minds of fearless nerds that have re-envisioned their own crime fighting alter-egos. And they’re actually fighting crime.