BBC Jumps On Brazilian Batman

BBC Jumps On Brazilian Batman

BBC News has run a piece on the Brazilian Batman. Or rather, André Luiz Pinheiroan ex-soldier recruited by the Brazilian military police to help out in areas of high crime, while dressed as Batman. Bleeding Cool was the first to report this story in English.

The piece plays down any action that the individual will have, playing him as a morale raiser, a positive image to link with the police, and a rugby player as well.

But I don't know. I think it's just a cover story….

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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