As somebody who grew up reading comic books and still enjoys a good graphic novel today. I remember asking myself as a young man, what would it take to actually become a crime fighting vigilante. I realized early on (around 4th grade baseball when I really sucked and didn’t get a hit all season) that I would never have the skills required to roam the streets fighting crime and dispensing immediate justice on the hordes of villians that terrorized my quaint Kirkland neighborhood.
Even though my dreams were crushed early that did not mean that super heroes would not emerge some day, some where. And now they have. In Seattle of all places. The video above recounts an event where Phoenix Jones stopped a car burglarly in process. This happened in Lynnwood. That’s where I live. I will sleep better knowing that this guy is out there. His arsenal is not as impressive as Batman’s but even Bruce Wayne had to start some where.
Now . . . about those super powers he’s lacking. I will immediately begin research on radioactive bugs . . .