Death Touch

Death Touch – The ability to kill a living being with a single touch.

Dim mak (simplified Chinese: 点脉; traditional Chinese: 點脈) is the martial arts “touch of death“. Count Dante claimed to be able to teach the touch of death in the sixties and seventies.

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Hela (Marvel) can’t understand why mortals dislike her death touch in Thor V1 #189.

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Red Mask (DC) receives the death touch power from a meteorite in Animal Man V1 #7.

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The Black Racer is like the Silver Surfer with a death touch (DC Who’s Who #3).

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Faora Hu-Ul (DC) is about to demonstrate a Kryptonian version of the death touch using the martial art Horo-Kanuin in Action Comics V1 #472 (DC).

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Mortis learns to revel in her death touch in X-Necrosha-The Gathering #1 (Marvel).

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The Golden Age Black Widow (Marvel), no relation to the Silver Age superspy of the same name, can kill evildoers with a touch and reappears in the Modern Age in the miniseries The Twelve. The Black Widow explains her power to the Phantom Reporter in The Twelve #8.

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In The Black Hand (Alterna) Victoria Addair has the death touch but it works on the undead not the living (Alterna AnniverSERIES – Character Guide).

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Accident Man studies with a kung fu teacher in order to learn the death touch in Toxic! #10 (Apocalypse).

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Death-Stalker (Marvel) uses technology to kill opponents with a touch (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #13).

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The death touch can be a mercy as demonstrated in On a Pale Horse #1 (Innovation).

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