Gabriel doesn't have patience for tourists who take his picture without paying.
He refrains from giving them the finger like his friend Deadpool.
"It wouldn't be right for a kid to see his favorite superhero making that lewd gesture."
Instead, he simply turns his back and walks away.
Wearing the cape and red boots is his job, one he takes very seriously.
On a good day he makes $400.
Last year another Superman tried to encroach on his spot in front of the famous theater.
He got rid of him, although he doesn't reveal how.