RR Anderson, DIY Cultural Arts Specialist

Jul. 16, 2008 at 2:02pm

Real Ultimate Crime Fighting: A Man's Way

Guns are for Babies, Wimps and Spineless Cowards

Downtown Tacoma's very own vigilante CRIME FIGHTER dispatches villains with his FISTS OF JUSTICE!  Criminals of all creed's beware. 

Police Sketch Artist Rendering:  

Fist of Justice
reporters are calling him: "Night Fist"


TACOMA, Wash. -- The owners of a downtown market are calling it swift justice. A regular customer thwarted an armed robbery and put the man in the hospital with just one punch.

All too often the folks in the heart of downtown see robbers take the money and run. But at the D-Town Market, the robber didn't get to run too far before he ran into a regular customer who took matters into his own hands- er, make that fist.
Continue to the FULL "Night Fist" STORY   >> with video and everything!

RR Commentary: Evildoers beware the fists of justice. Who need's guns?  Not the "Night Fist" It is my personal belief that for you to be a real man you must fight crime with your bare hands the way god intended.  May your Night Fist(ing) bring enlightenment to the masses of despotic criminals terrorizing the goodly citizens of our fair city. 


comments [14]  |  posted under comic books in real life, crime, hero, justice, tacoma, vigilante


by droid116 on 7/16/2008 @ 2:47pm
Sorry police sketch artist. That is actually "Luke Cage, Power Man" also known as Hero for Hire.

You may have confused him with Iron Fist, who he worked with for a while. That would account for the "Night Fist" copy error.

Unless of course we have a new hero on our hands. Dun dun DAAA!!

by Jake on 7/16/2008 @ 2:54pm
"All too often the folks in the heart of downtown see robbers take the money and run."

Really? How often are businesses being robbed downtown?

by zastica on 7/16/2008 @ 2:56pm
That is so awesome.

by Erik on 7/16/2008 @ 3:06pm
"All too often the folks in the heart of downtown see robbers take the money and run."

Yes. The obligatory self interested Seattle smear on Tacoma to start off the story.

I have worked downtown for the last 14 years and never personally "see[n] robbers take the money and run" once.

by ensie on 7/16/2008 @ 3:54pm
Wow. When I heard "crime fighter", I thought it was just going to be KING 5's Jesse "Get Jesse!" Jones, but it honestly looks like a real hero in our midst.

Kick ass. I'll have to ask him if that chain belt is uncomfortable.

by Rue on 7/16/2008 @ 9:03pm
I say we fight fire with fire! Let's get our local TV station to do stories on Seattle crime! Oh wait, a Seattle company bought our only commercial TV station years ago. Ok, let's get our radio stations to do stories on Seattle crime! Wait, none of our stations are powerful enough to reach Seattle. Crap, so much for fighting fire with fire. How about we just go up there and kick Seattle's ass.

by NineInchNachos on 7/20/2008 @ 2:01pm
yeah I've seen him hanging around 9th & commerce... usually doing pumping exercises on the theater district link station. I always wondered about him. Now we know the secret: He's a champion of street justice.

by NineInchNachos on 7/20/2008 @ 2:02pm
Anyway I was excited to see the D-Town Market on TeeVee

by Jake on 8/28/2008 @ 10:06pm
That must have been some punch. I just found out the guy died from it.

"The suspect suffered a massive brain injury as a result of the strike to the head. He was transported to Tacoma General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries."

by NineInchNachos on 8/29/2008 @ 9:30am
holy beans! terminal street justice. I wonder if charges have been filed?

by intacoma on 8/29/2008 @ 9:44am
if your going to punch someone with a gun you want to make sure they can't get up

by dawntown on 8/29/2008 @ 9:47am
Holy beans is right! That some gritty, street shit, yo.

I have to say, the store owner is a really neat guy and I'm glad to see things didn't hit the fan for him. I've been in there a few times, have talked to him about some of the pictures behind the register, and seen his granddaughter (I think?) toddling around usually. I hope they were not there when this happened.

by dawntown on 8/29/2008 @ 10:12am
I just noticed the similarities of "Night Fist" and RR's photog of him modeling the 253 too tight tee

Girls, just look at those manly man teets!

by dawntown on 8/29/2008 @ 2:05pm
Im totally kidding?!?!?!?!


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