Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Gallery

Who are these real life superheroes? Add to ...

Police in the B.C. community of Chilliwack are investigating a case of three teenagers who took on superhero costumes and posted alleged crime-fighting videos to YouTube. Police intervened, saying they feared for the safety of the teenagers. The B.C. teens would not be the first-ever real life 'superheroes'. In the U.S. alone, there are an estimated 300 such 'superheroes'. Here's a look at the phenomenon:

In the know

Most popular video »

Highlights

More from The Globe and Mail

Most Popular Stories