Huzzahs and hurrahs was no doubt heard throughout San Francisco and on the Internet when young Miles Scott heard the pleas from Chief of Police Greg Suhr and went out to save the day! Everyone was with him at every step of the way, and a lot of people world-wide were no doubt watching. As it turns out, the Penguin and Riddler got involved, and Bat-Kid (Miles) did more than his civic duty to prevent crime from spreading across Gotham …
And good news are indeed on top of this week as various reports have come in to tell the world that young Scott is on the path of recovery. Over at Otaku no Culture, we wish him nothing but the best! Good times and bright times are in store for you, Caped Crusader!
A video summary of all the events that transpired last Friday can be found on Vimeo and SFGate. The following is a Youtube post by News 24H.
Just how often can anyone get to be a superhero? There are plenty of regular heroes working everyday to keep a city safe from crime and crisis. There are even all those television reality shows that showcases people with extraordinary abilities, but perhaps the real troopers are those who are fighting a daily battle with certain diseases that are still tough to defeat. To see them stay positive throughout the ordeal is what makes them the Über-hero: 5-year old Miles Scott is fighting leukemia and his wish is to become Bat-Kid with all the perks associated with it.
May the 5th is Children’s Day and the 501st Legion were at the Make-A-Wish in Kobe 2013 to help raise funds for children with life-threatening illnesses.
Revenge of the 5th (May 5th) struck hard in North America giving Star Wars fans yet another reason to wear elaborate costumes and attend hobby and toy fairs. But in Japan this day has more meaning than just a celebration of one of the coolest creations in geekdom. May the 5th is Children’s Day and the 501st Legion were at the Make-A-Wish in Kobe 2013 to help raise funds for children with life-threatening illnesses.