Another kid, awed by the uniform, just stares silently. "Hi," Geist says with a smile, holding out his hand in greeting. "I'm a real-life superhero."
The kid grabs Geist's leather-clad mitt and grins back. "I'm four!"
Such is the life of Minnesota's only superhero—a man in his mid-40s who sold off his comic book collection to fund a dream borne of those very pages.
Special props to the Stingray-driving superhero in Florida, displaying the Sunshine State's hallmark sense of mystery and subtlety, who named himself "Superhero."Written by Dignan