10 Superheroes Who Have NEVER Been Killed

It takes a rare kind of hero to avoid DC and Marvel's Grim Reaper.

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Throughout the history of comic books, it’s become a running joke that death is never a permanent arrangement. Ever since Superman returned from the dead in 1993 – which actually turned out to be one giant Super-sleep – death has become a huge cliche in the comics medium.

Even after Superman’s death and return, there was always at least the holy triumvirate of Uncle Ben, Jason Todd and Becky Barnes to cling onto. Despite all other deaths and resurrections, those three always remained dead, right?

Well, not quite. Bucky would eventually return as the Winter Soldier and Jason would return as Red Hood, although Uncle Ben has remained deceased in throughout Marvel's mainstream 616 continuity.

The point here is that death eventually comes calling for near-enough all of your favourite comic book heroes and villains. It’s truly rare for a character to have never had a run in with the Grim Reaper, yet that’s not to say that they don’t exist.

They may be few and far between, but there are at least a few famed comic book favourites who have never been killed off.

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