8 Times Superheroes Were Forced To Kill

Author Thumbnail BY Jon Arvedon - March 09, 2017
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When it comes to justice, there are certain rules you abide by. Some are blatantly spelled out, like “everyone is innocent until proven guilty,” and “don’t kill when you can subdue.” With superheroes, though, there have been more than a few times where hands have been forced, and difficult decisions needed to be made.

Frankly, unless you’re the Punisher, most superheroes abstain from taking the life of an enemy under any circumstance. But what about the villains that can’t be contained? What about the times you’ve exhausted all other options?

Those are the instances we’re going to explore in this list. Not the times that superheroes killed for the sake of killing, but the times they killed because they felt they had no other choice. Here are 8 times superheroes were forced to kill: 

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Jon Arvedon was born and raised on the not-so-mean streets of Central Massachusetts. Jon uses his time consuming, collecting, and sharing all aspects of nerd culture. Follow Jon on Twitter @JonArvedon.
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