Salt Lake City’s Real Life Superheroes

There’s a great article in the New York Times about the Black Monday Society, a group of real life superheroes based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The article focuses on Red Voltage, Asylum, and Nihilist as they walk the streets and keep the city safe. Nice costumes, Guys. Very cool!

Some go out armed with gear like mace, pepper spray or police batons; others say they carry only cellphones, aiming to be eyes and ears for the police, who in most cities, including Salt Lake City, are keeping a wary distance.

“We’re not endorsing them, supporting them, condemning them or anything else — we’re staying neutral and out of it,” said Detective Joshua Ashdown, a spokesman for the Salt Lake City Police Department. “The ones we endorse are the ones we have trained.”

Visit the New York Times for the full story, and click below to watch a nice video report (sorry, no embed code).

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