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A Real Life Superhero Civil War In Michigan

The Detroit News reports on a schism in the Real Life Superhero movement in northern Michigan, between Petoskey Batman and Bee Sting. The two men, part of a Michigan group that fights crime while dressed as superheroes, accuse each other …

Gail Simone, Real Life Superhero

Gail denies the following makes her a superhero. I disagree. She put herself in potential harm’s way to save a stranger, and did something that most people simply wouldn’t do, would try to ignore, or would try something less effective. …

Phoenix Jones Comes To London

Rob Orr writes; Just like McDonald’s, Starbuck’s, financial recession, and gangster culture–he’s your problem now, UK! (Just kidding, I actually dig real life superhero, Phoenix Jones.) Following a recent period of controversy involving assaulted bartenders and an apathetic Seattle Police …

How To Be A “Real” Real Life Superhero

I’m still watching Iron Man 3. Maybe I’m liking it, maybe I’m not, there’s no way to tell. So thanks to Jenny B of dialtosave international call for this infographic on how you too can become a superhero. Multi-billionaire options …

Phoenix Jones Is Recruiting – But Clark Kent Or Peter Parker Need Not Apply

Phoenix Jones is the most famous proponent of the Real Life Superhero movement, due to the fact that he actually beats up bad guys on the streets of Seattle. And gets shot, stabbed and arrested in the process. And now …

When Phoenix Jones Knocked Out A Drunk, Aggressive Racist – And The Police Just Watched

Apparently, in the state of Washington, it is legal for two men to fight it out in the street, if they have both consented to it, and no one else is harmed. Which is what happens here. This is what …

Michigan Batman Arrested For The Second Time

Mark Wayne Williams, a 33 year old from north Michigan has been arrested for a second time in a Batman costume after he refused to leave a crime scene at the weekend. Troopers were responding to the scene of a …

Police Arrest Real Life Super Hero Over Aurora Fears

I am continuing to blame Kick Ass. Ex-military policeman Matthew Argintar, 23 from New Jersey, is a Real Life Super Hero. Dressed in a Batman-like face mask, a cape, arm pads and a bulletproof vest. And also a pair of …

Phoenix Jones, His Nemesis And Seattle’s May Day Protests

It’s a busy day for Phoenix Jones, the most high profile of the Real Life Superheroes, in his home town of Seattle. First, the self-styled supervillain Red Velvet posted a sophisticated-looking video calling him out and challenging Phoenix to unmask …

Real Life Superhero BeeSting Charged With Assault

Real Life Superhero BeeSting has been charged on two counts, felonious assault and wearing body armor during the commission of a violent crime. Early this week, Adam Besso in his BeeSting identity, took on a man in a trailer park …

Phoenix Jones, Purple Rain And Dwight Schrute Against Domestic Abuse

Phoenix Jones is the world most famous real life superhero, from Seattle. Purple Reign, is, well, another one, not quite so well known, but also from Seattle. And Rainn Wilson played a real life superhero in the film Super, but …

New York Times Put Real Life Superheroes On The Front Page

Today the New York Times has put Real Life Super Heroes on the front paage of their paper in an article talking about Salt Lake City’s own Utah saints, Black Monday comprised of  Red Voltage, Asylum, Nihilist and more. “Red …

Police Drop All Charges Against Phoenix Jones

Publicola reports that they were priveleged to be the ones to tell Ben Fodor, better known as real life super hero, Phoenix Jones, that the city were dropping all charges against him. Arrested for pepper spraying a number of people …

Phoenix Jones Arrested For Assault

Bleeding Cool have covered the real life superhero antics of Phoenix Jones, who patrols the streets of Seattle challenging the like of drug dealers, car thieves and, now it seems, clubbers. He was arrested by Seattle Police yesterday morning after …

Shadow, The Real Life Super Hero Of Yeovil Town

This is Shadow, a ninja who patrols the streets of his home town to make it a safer place to live. And it’s not a comic. He’s a Real Life Superhero in Yeovil in England. Ken Andre, 33, father of …

The Superhero With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Tonight on Channel 4 in Britain, a documentary The Superheroes Of Suburbia made by Christian Watt looked at British real life superheroes and found, as with all superheroes, their Achilles heel. Or in one case, his Achilles digestive system. Will, …

Joel Ronson’s Dad Goes On Patrol With Phoenix Jones, Real Life Super Hero

Jon Ronson is best known amongst Bleeding Cool as the father of our twelve year old columnist Joel Ronson (currently taking a well earned summer break). But amongst less enlightened fellows, he’s known as an observational columnist with a knack …

The New Valiant. Just Don’t Mention Jim Shooter

Following an interview between CBR News editor Kiel Phegley and Valiant’s Jason Kothari and Peter Cuneo, Bleeding Cool received a press release announcing the new Valiant Comics. We’ve been here before of course. Every few years there seems to be …