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The perils of real-life superheroes (and Craigslist)

Shadow Hare

Shadow Hare

The worst side effect of publicizing your superhero efforts apparently isn’t widespread mockery. No, it’s attracting the attention of potential arch-nemeses.

Case in point: Cincinnati’s self-appointed protector Shadow Hare, whose mission to patrol the mean streets of the Queen City received air time last week on CNN.

The masked defender and his teammates in the Allegiance of Heroes apparently weathered the laughter of television anchors, Cincinnati residents and the online minions. But can Shadow Hare survive … the Consortium of Evil?

Io9.com points out that the mysterious E, a member of the equally mysterious Consortium, is determined to learn Shadow Hare’s secret identity — at any cost!

Okay, not any cost. It’s more like $10.

On Tuesday E placed an ad on Craigslist offering the reward for the identity of Shadow Hare. (The ad since has been removed.) That’s right, Our Hero already has a bounty on his head.

So far, there’s no response from the Allegiance of Heroes, the World Superhero Registry, or the Guild of Calamitous Intent.

Developing …

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4 Comments

The Ugly American

May 7, 2009 at 9:24 am

Mwah ha ha ha ha! No one shall know my identity either without sufficient IP Address comparisons!

Oh real life…. you try SO hard to be fiction.
That said; awesome.

Jonah Weiland

May 7, 2009 at 9:34 am

If I didn’t know better, I’d think Giffen & DeMatteis are scripting this entire adventure.

Jay Andrew Allen

May 7, 2009 at 9:43 am

FAH! No one shall ever conquer Shadow Hare’s awesome ability to…to…um…

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