How Superheroes Cope With Saving The World

“You can’t live a life of violence and not feel the violence deep in your heart and your soul.”
DC character Harley Quinn in King's new Heroes series, illustrated by Clay Mann.
GEEK_01 Source: courtesy of DC Entertainment

Tom King knows from personal experience how much of a toll daily exposure to violence can take on a soldier. A former CIA operations officer who served in Iraq, King returned from war and had his own mental health

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