It started a few months ago in Seattle, when would-be masked crusaders came out of the woodwork, taking on crime in the city (and in one instance bravely stopping a man who was exposing himself on a city bus). So how are the heroes doing now?
To put it bluntly: not so super. Just ask "Phoenix Jones, the Guardian of Seattle," who got clocked in the face and threatened with a gun over the weekend when he tried to break up a downtown fight. Video of the local news coverage after the jump: