They call themselves „Heavy Hitter“, „Violet Valkyrie“ or „Midnight Highwayman“. Longing for justice or searching for sense in a country where you are being told not to wait for others or the government to do something for you, but to get active yourself, they seek for a role to improve society. But doing good isn‘t good enough for them. They also want to be seen and heard. So, more and more US-American citizens created a „superhero“ alter ego for themselves including costume – to get involved in a variety of ways, but always boldly and striking: neighborhood patrols, homeless outreaches, raising money for donations – or simply awareness. The „Real Life Superheroes“ are not to be confused with cosplayers, they do have a mission: to make their city a better place.