35 Interesting Real-life Superheroes You Should Know

11Lion Heart

One of the few known real life superheroes in Africa is "Lion Heart". He has saved the lives of many villagers by teaching important but simple things. He has started a grassroots movement in Africa with many people helping out.


Superbarrio is a Mexican real-life superhero, who wears red tights and a red and yellow wrestler's mask. He is a high school dropout. He uses his unique image to organize labor rallies, protests, and file petitions to prevent families from being evicted.


Spinnekop (Afrikaans word for Spider) runs the morning traffic in a Spider-Man garb in South Africa. Eric Nefdt (real name) does this to raise awareness for kids born with congenital heart defects. In 2017, he completed the Comrades Marathon in a time of 11:30:06.

14Captain Australia

Captain Australia is a real-life superhero who wears a green and gold suit and mask similar to Captain America with an @ symbol on his chest and a Batman styled utility belt holding a torch, mobile phone and video camera. He patrols Fortitude Valley's seedier streets.

15Angle-Grinder Man

Angle-Grinder Man is a British self-described "wheel-clamp superhero" who claims to use an angle grinder to illegally cut wheel clamps off vehicles which have been clamped in by police and parking officials in Kent and London.

16Knight Warrior

"Knight Warrior" (whose real name is Roger Hayhurst) is a teenager who wears a costume and attempts to break up fights in the Salford area in Greater Manchester. His mother has expressed concern for his safety.

17Bromley Batman

A vigilante who is only known as the “Bromley Batman” has been seen in action by several witnesses saving people from knife-wielding gangs and muggers in South London. His activities have been reported as far as Cornwall.

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18Captain Ozone

Captain Ozone has starred in ecological television PSA's, made appearances at grade schools and hemp festivals, created a video documentary on environmentalism, and organized a public demonstration for renewable energy.

19The Fauna Fighters

The Fauna Fighters are a Melbourne-based real-life superhero duo who use a Golden Age of Comic Books superhero motif as a method of publicizing animal-rights issues and supporting various animal-rights groups and charities.

20Mr. Xtreme

Mr. Xtreme is a security guard who moonlights as a "costumed crimefighter" handing out food and juice in San Diego, California.


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