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    Default Sumo the Samurai - retconned "Golden Age" villain

    First appearance = All-New Collectors' Edition #C-54 (1978),
    A.K.A. "Superman vs. Wonder Woman"
    NOTE: Story takes place on Earth-2 during World War II




    Sumo also appeared briefly in Wonder Woman #241 (March 1978) before returning almost seven years later in All-Star Squadron #42 (February 1985).

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    From Sumo's appearance in Wonder Woman #241 (March 1978):





    He will go on to reveal himself to Wonder Woman (as well as play a major roll in Diana's battle with the main villain of the issue) for the resolution to the story.

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    Great villain! I hope we get to see him again after the JSA returns.
    Currently Reading:Batman & The Outsiders, Doomsday Clock, Female Furies, Freedom Fighters, Hawkman, Heroes in Crisis, Justice League, Justice League Dark, Shazam, Wonder Twins, Wonder Woman, & Young Justice.

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    The scene where Baron Blitzkrieg and Sumo first meet in pre-CoIE continuity (1978)


    is echoed in post-CoIE continuity, as seen in Young All-Stars #21 (Holiday 1988):


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