Posts Tagged ‘Heroes’

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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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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Meet The Real Life Superheroes

Posted in News, Videos on Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 3:36 am 56 Comments

What makes a hero most?  Get to know the real lives, real stories and real truths behind The Real Life Super Hero Project. They don’t fly.  They don’t stretch.  Neither do they explode, morph nor regenerate.  They possess no dazzling arsenal of gadgets, turbo-charged vehicles, no futuristic ballistic-armored suits.

Rather,…

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Group Shot #2

Posted in Groups on Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 11:49 am 9 Comments

Click above image for larger version. Design by Robert Russell.

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About the Project

Posted in News on Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 at 3:33 am 41 Comments

Do you recognize a superhero when you look one in the face? Do you think such men and women truly exist? If not, then look. And think again.

Indeed, there is a real subculture of genuine heroes, that bridge the gap between the fantastic and the practical. Anonymous…

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Gallery: Pop Culture Meets Sub-Culture

Posted in News on Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 at 3:31 am 1 Comments

Enter the “outsider” world of the Superhero. Look past the mask and discover the true spirit of Creative Altruism. Photographer Peter Tangen’s stark, arresting portraits of these ordinary men and women who have chosen to live extraordinary lives, reveal nothing short of the reinvention of what it…

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Group Shot #1

Posted in Groups on Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 3:01 am 6 Comments

Click above image for larger version. Design by Bryan Allen.

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