Rain City Superheroes

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Seattle Superhero Makes Court Appearance

'Phoenix Jones' vows that arrest won't stop him

(Newser) - Even superheroes aren't above the law. Self-appointed Seattle crime-fighter Phoenix Jones was in court last week following his arrest in a pepper-spray debacle . No charges have yet been filed against Jones' mild-mannered alter-ego (read: real identity), one Benjamin Fodor; prosecutors told the judge they want more time to make... More »

Thugs Beat Up Real-Life 'Superhero'

Life imitates Kick-Ass in Seattle

(Newser) - Self-proclaimed superhero Phoenix Jones could have used some superpowers, or at least some tools from Batman's arsenal, over the weekend. The costumed vigilante, who patrols the streets of Seattle several times a week, had his nose broken and was threatened at gunpoint after he tried to break up a fight,... More »

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