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Soundwave and Jetstorm

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 3:47 pm 47 Comments

It’s said that heroes come in all sizes—and Soundwave and Jetstorm are testimony to that. Whereas many Real Life Superheroes cite their childhoods as the genesis of what would become their adult activities, these two have chosen to exercise their altruistic impulses while they’re kids. “If you can…

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Good Samaritan

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 2:46 pm 21 Comments

We’re all urged to “Think Global, Act Local.” But in Good Samaritan’s hands, that adage gets flipped on its head. Because it is through his work on behalf of those living half-a-world away, that he inspires others back in his adopted community of Los Angeles, California.

Ethiopia is a…

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Citizen Prime

Posted in Heroes, News on Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 11:55 pm 15 Comments

“To everything there is a season…,” and no one possesses a better understanding of that than Citizen Prime. An accomplished and respected éminence grise in the Real Life Superhero community, his focus is primarily on educating children with his heroic, yet gentle, persona through a program he developed…

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DC’s Guardian

Posted in Heroes, News on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 1:00 am 32 Comments

Some missions we choose. Others, choose us. For DC’s Guardian, that call came at an early age. Growing up at the knees of WWII, Korean War and Vietnam veterans, he learned that the freedoms and advantages we take for granted as Americans come at a price….

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Super Hero

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 12:30 am 14 Comments

Apathy is our greatest enemy as a society in the eyes of Super Hero. “Problem is, nobody gives a damn about it,” he jokes. But for this Real Life Superhero living and operating in Clearwater, FL, this persistent condition isn’t really funny at all.

Voluble, outspoken and with…

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Life

Posted in Heroes, News on Monday, November 15th, 2010 at 12:11 am 52 Comments

He didn’t grow up with much, but that didn’t stop him from giving to others. He is Life, tirelessly and selflessly working on behalf of Manhattan’s homeless population. Minimally costumed in a mask and tie-and-jacket, he sets out every day with a backpack brimming with toothbrushes, lotions, soaps,…

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Master Legend

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 1:37 pm 26 Comments

Eccentric, eclectic and heroic to the core, Master Legend is of a category unto himself. Quite possibly the most colorful of the Real Life Superhero community, his outsized personality and sometimes over-the-top energy are exceeded only by the utter sincerity of his convictions, and the sheer enormity of his…

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Mutinous Angel

Posted in Heroes, News on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 11:26 am 68 Comments

At the intersection of rebellion and redemption, stands Mutinous Angel. Strapped and buckled, his face obscured by a full mask and dark glasses, it’s difficult to discern whether he is friend or foe. And the answer may lie somewhere in between—for at times in his life, he…

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Death’s Head Moth

Posted in Heroes, News on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 1:06 am 44 Comments

There are two sides to the mask—and Death’s Head Moth lives them both, working as a costumed and civilian activist in and around one of Virginia’s largest metropolitan areas. But whether he’s aggressively confronting perpetrators of violent crimes or looking in on children in local hospitals, this dual-lived…

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In Their Own Words

Posted in News, Videos on Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 11:00 am 13 Comments

Their backgrounds are as varied as the garb they wear, but beneath each bronzed breastplate, every chunk of chain-mail, each carefully-crafted cuirass, and every square inch of home-sewn spandex beats the heart of a genuine hero.

These men and women have each made the decision to act on their own…

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