Brandon was very upset with this story when I told him about it. He was going to do the same thing.
KOMO posted about the story. Eugene-Springfield, meet Captain Awesome.
Not that the former Douglas Allen Smith Jr. is a newcomer to Lane County.
He was born here in 1983. He graduated from Willamette High School in 2002.
But he officially became Captain Awesome only last month, when a Lane County Circuit Court judge approved his name change petition.
And what about Captain Awesome's new signature?
Mitchell also allowed Awesome to change his official signature to a right-pointing arrow, a smiley face and a left-pointing arrow. The state Department of Motor Vehicles actually accepted the cheerful new signature.
Now the real question will be what Brandon will change his name to now that Captain Awesome has been used? Perhaps after January 7th he'll change it to Swoop.