Archive for July, 2011

Water for Africa

Posted in News on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 11 Comments

You helped deliver life-saving, clean water to villagers in Liberia. You joined Lion Heart and the men and women of The Real Life Superhero Project in creating a clean water well in this West African nation that will serve 300 people for 20 years. And all it…

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“Superheroes”

Posted in News on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 28 Comments

What makes a hero super? First-time filmmaker Michael Barnett found out for himself when he set out to research, conceptualize and ultimately shoot the documentary feature, “Superheroes,” made its world premiere on opening night at Utah’s 2011 Slamdance Film Festival and premiers on HBO August 8th.

After reading about…

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Thanatos

Posted in Heroes, News on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 57 Comments

There are good reasons to be afraid of the dark, but Thanatos, The Dark Avenger, isn’t one of them. Still, make no mistake—he will not go gently into that good night. Rather, he regularly plunges headlong into a pitched battle he characterizes as “a war for good against…

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Nyx

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 89 Comments

The night has many faces, but none more intriguing than that of Nyx, a Real Life Superhero who is active in and around the New York City and Northern New Jersey areas. Clad in black, with striped leggings and a distinctive red mask, Nyx sets out to do…

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Knight Owl

Posted in Heroes, News on Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 36 Comments

Being first means everything to Knight Owl, a Real Life Superhero working and living in the Vancouver, WA/Portland, OR area. Being first means answering a call when no one else can—or will. It means minimizing a victim’s trauma, with the safety of all concerned in mind. …

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