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SUPER-HEROES or SUPER KILLERS?
Recently, Superman murdered Clark Kent, Blue Beetle got shot in the head, Wonder Woman killed Maxwell Lord, and even more deaths are in sight. What's with all the KILLING lately? Maybe the comics are just getting back to their Golden Age roots! After all, back in comics' Golden Age, it was ROUTINE for superheroes to kill bad guys. They'd shoot them, or throw them off buildings, or burn them alive, or just hurl them into a vat of acid. All in a days work! Don't believe me? Here's the proof below -- a killer collection of what happens when superheroes KILL!

Torch and Toro go a-frying; Spectre grabs a plane out of the sky; and Subby returns a bomb to sender -- by hand!
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HUMAN TORCH #16
MORE FUN #54
SUB-MARINER #2
The Golden Age Spectre took morbid delight in killing the wicked -- "One less vermin to peril decency!"
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The original Hawkman also had no problem offing bad guys -- "So ends another adventure."
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Even Captain Marvel -- the lovable Big Red Cheese himself -- once favored the death penalty!
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Cap loves his machine gun; the All Winners are all killing people; and Batman and Robin happily blast the enemy to bits!
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AGC #6
ALL WINNERS #8
BATMAN #15
The Golden Age Batman made death threats to get information! "Tell me... or I'LL kill you!"
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Here, Batman punches a crook right into a huge acid tank! Is he sorry? NO! "A fitting ending for his kind."
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Cap boomerangs a torpedo, the Golden Age GL throws a crook off a roof; Superman rides a deadly bomb for fun!
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WHIZ #14
AA #25
SUPERMAN #18
The Golden Age Superman gives this wife-beater a taste of his own medicine. "You're not fighting a woman, now!"
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Plastic Man's pliable body kills a thug, but Plas is nonchalant. "Well I'll be! This is a new one on me!"
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The Bomb-Riders League: Captain Marvel Jr., WW and... the Fat Fury?!?!?
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SUBBY #2
CAP #32
HERBIE #10
Where will all this KILLING end?!?!?!

AND MORE IMPORTANTLY... WHERE DID IT BEGIN?!?!?

Find out tomorrow, in PART THREE of
SUPER-HEROES or SUPER KILLERS!



NEXT on DIAL B for BLOG:

It began over seven decades ago, when a former WWI ace
returned to America only to discover what evil lurks in the hearts of men!

It ends tomorrow, in the shadowy conclusion of
"SUPER-HEROES or SUPER KILLERS!"


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