1. Keep your secret from everyone close to you
2. Make mistakes and learn from them
3. Enlist the help of a ragtag group of misfits
4. You will need: a Dumbledore-style mentor...
5. ...at lease one scientist and/or someone who can hack into the Pentagon (which seems surprisingly easy)...
6. ...a quirky sidekick to make hilarious and irrelevant comments...
7. ...and a great costume designer!
8. Trust your instincts
9. Attempt to lead a normal life
10. Just do normal, non-super-hero activities
11. Fail miserably
12. Appreciate the little things in life
13. Lie to yourself
14. Lie to other people
15. Always be ready for a quick costume change
16. Don't beat yourself up
17. Beat up other people instead!
18. Find your Achilles heel
19. Consider shedding your secret identity and coming clean
20. When you do reveal your secret identity BE DRAMATIC!
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