Slightly Misplaced Comic Book Heroes Case Files #29: Ragman

Shouting out a serious crime will, of course, not create more witnesses. Some murderers are dumb.
Shouting out a serious crime will, of course, not create more witnesses. Some murderers are dumb.

DC Comics loves a good legacy hero.  What better way to explain how the same superhero name has been used by different people?  Names are passed along like Grandma’s most worthless paperweight that no one really wants and no one is willing to throw away either.  And while some hero names are famous for this, with many Flashes and Green Lanterns, even obscure heroes are sometimes legacy heroes.

That would be where Ragman comes into play.

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Slightly Misplaced Comics Heroes Case Files #2: The Unknown Soldier

"Hey, Unknown Soldier, STOP HELPING THE NAZIS!"
“Hey, Unknown Soldier, STOP HELPING THE NAZIS!”

He was a mystery man, a soldier and assassin who made Axis agents tremble during World War II.  He also had no name.  That was deliberate.

He was…the Unknown Soldier!

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