What Was the Most Shocking Death at the Hands of a Superhero?

There was a time when heroes killing villains -- or sometimes other heroes -- was a genuinely shocking turn of events. CBR wonders, which of these you feel is the most surprising example of a superhero taking a life?

 
Rank Option Percentage Votes
1 Wonder Woman snapping the neck of Maxwell Lord 19.7% 826
2 Sentry tearing Ares into little pieces 14.2% 594
3 Superman killing the Phantom Zone criminals in the Pocket Universe 8.3% 347
4 Colossus snapping the neck of Riptide 7.5% 315
5 Flash (Barry Allen) snapping the neck of the Reverse Flash 7.1% 296
6 Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) killing Killowog 7.0% 295
7 Phoenix destroying an entire planet of broccoli people 6.8% 286
8 Batman leaving KGBeast to die in a sealed room with no food or water 5.3% 224
9 Batman shooting Darkseid with a radion bullet 4.8% 203
10 Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) snappng the neck of Sinestro 3.2% 134
11 Green Arrow (Oliver Queen) shooting Prometheus in the head with an arrow 2.7% 115
12 Wolverine decapitating Sabretooth 2.4% 102
13 Mr. Fantastic killing a Doctor Doom-possesed Thing 2.3% 96
14 Green Lantern (John Stewart) destroying a possessed Mogo 2.2% 92
15 Golden Age Starman, Green Lantern and Flash killed Rag Doll 2.1% 89
16 Wolverine killing Hank Pym in the past 1.5% 63
17 Mockingbird letting Phantom Rider fall to his death 1.3% 56
18 Black Knight killing the Supreme Intelligence with his neural sword 0.7% 30
19 Changeling killing Madame Rouge 0.4% 18
20 Green Lantern (Guy Gardner) stabbing Major Force to death 0.3% 13
    Total Votes 4,194

This poll is closed.

 

This poll ran from Thursday, July 11th to Sunday, August 11th, 2013 at 10:58am PDT.