Archive for the ‘Heroes’ Category

Mr. Xtreme

Posted in Heroes, News on Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 95 Comments

If doing good starts with the willingness to try, Mr. Xtreme, a Real Life Superhero on the ground in San Diego, California, was born willing. Extremely so.

From his formidable body armor (“It’s kind of a hodgepodge”), to his daunting pinhole goggles (“It definitely takes some adjusting to,” he…

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Ragensi

Posted in Heroes, News on Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 58 Comments

In a City of Angels, Ragensi has come to know its demons. Referring to himself as a “Paranormal Investigator and Masked Adventurer Extraordinaire,” Ragensi occupies a unique spot in the Real Life Superhero cosmology.

“I was never really a comic book aficionado,” the Los Angeles-based hero explains, by way…

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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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Civitron

Posted in Heroes, News on Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 13 Comments

There’s no place like home. And for Civitron, there’s no better place to begin the ongoing task of making a difference in his community—and beyond. “I believe that saving the world starts at home,” he says, “The Universe is always changing, and I like to view myself…

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Phantom Zero

Posted in Heroes, News on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 12:00 pm 13 Comments

While most focus on the destination, Phantom Zero looks to the journey. Starting “from nothing, literally,” he has gone from zero to Real Life Superhero, mentor and inspiration to many, without ever forgetting where he came from. “I wouldn’t be nearly as empathetic as I am, had…

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Geist

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 12:00 pm 157 Comments

While he may be a man of few words, Geist reserves his strongest ones for those who are considering donning the gear and joining the movement. “Wanna become a Real-Life Superhero?,” he asks, “COOL! But get ready to pay the price for all the secrets you’re gonna have…

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Zetaman

Posted in Heroes, News on Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 16 Comments

For Zetaman, it’s all about community—both the one he serves on patrols and through charitable foundations, and the one he works to build for the Real Life Superheroes of the Pacific Northwest. But multi-tasking on this level is not a problem for someone with true convictions.

Imposing in his…

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KnightVigil

Posted in Heroes, News on Sunday, June 19th, 2011 at 12:00 pm 33 Comments

Convictions, and the courage to stand up for them, are the guiding forces behind KnightVigil, a Real Life Superhero working out of the Tampa Bay area in Florida. His activities center around patrols and community outreach, working with a number of groups, including Team Justice and the Skiffytown League…

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