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31st Jul '16 12:09:43 PM nombretomado
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* In DCComics's brief ''Magog'' series there was a villain named Miasma who was basically Bernie Madoff turned into this trope.

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* In DCComics's Creator/DCComics's brief ''Magog'' series there was a villain named Miasma who was basically Bernie Madoff turned into this trope.
26th Jun '16 9:11:41 AM Kellor
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* ''Series/{{Newsradio}}'': Jimmy James's nemesis Johnny Johnson, having been ruined in a previous episode, showed up later as "King of the Winos".
26th Jun '16 9:03:31 AM Netzach
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* The ''Literature/MatthewSwift'' series has the Beggar King, a character who is the embodiment of this trope - literally, as in-universe, [[ArchetypalCharacter Archetypal Characters]] abound if their trope is famous enough.
12th Jun '16 6:17:38 AM Morgenthaler
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18th May '16 12:51:21 AM Morgenthaler
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18th May '16 12:48:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Hobo King from ''{{Stacking}}'' (DLC).

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* The Hobo King from ''{{Stacking}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Stacking}}'' (DLC).
3rd Jan '16 9:51:40 AM Sagetsu
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* Rafi, from James Elroy Flecker's [http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/3834/pg3834-images.html ''Hassan''] (1923), is probably the earliest straight example of this trope happening on a large scale: He's rich and conspiring against the Sultan - This, of course, makes this one OlderThanTelevision.

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* Rafi, from James Elroy Flecker's [http://www.''[[http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/3834/pg3834-images.html ''Hassan''] Hassan]]'' (1923), is probably the earliest straight example of this trope happening on a large scale: He's rich and conspiring against the Sultan - This, of course, makes this one OlderThanTelevision.
* Nikos Kazantzakis portrayed {{Jesus}} in this fashion in his novel ''Literature/TheLastTemptationOfChrist'', which also carried over to MartinScorsese's [[Film/TheLastTemptationOfChrist film adaptation]]--[[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment not without controversy of course]].
2nd Jan '16 6:39:19 AM Veanne
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* The Chairman in ''Film/BasnOLudziachStad'' is a crime boss type. Getting rid of him (kinda...) causes much rejoicing.
21st Oct '15 9:12:25 AM StFan
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* In the pages of the ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'', the GoldenAge supervillain Ragdoll eventually becomes one of these, forming a cult around himself that he uses to terrorize Star City and his old nemesis {{Starman}}.

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* In the pages of the ''ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'', the GoldenAge supervillain Ragdoll eventually becomes one of these, forming a cult around himself that he uses to terrorize Star City and his old nemesis {{Starman}}.ComicBook/{{Starman}}.
8th Oct '15 10:33:18 AM Monsund
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* Clopin in ''Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' is something along the lines of a beggar king.

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* Clopin in ''Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' is something along the lines of a beggar king. He is a beggar, conman, and pickpocket, whose skill has earned him the leadership position among the Romani, and lower class citizens. He [[JokerJury decides judgement of Trespassers]] in the Court of Miracles. Clopin's main redeeming factor is [[AFatherToHisMen his genuine concern for all his "subjects"]], and will to put his life on the line to help them.
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