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14th Nov '16 3:24:37 PM Morgenthaler
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* The Beggar Sect is a faction that shows up often in many WuXia works, and the leader is called the King of Beggars, who usually masters two distinctive styles, the 18 Dragon Subduing Palms and The Dog Beating Stick, each legendary styles of combat. Needless to say, this character is usually a BadAss.

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* The Beggar Sect is a faction that shows up often in many WuXia works, and the leader is called the King of Beggars, who usually masters two distinctive styles, the 18 Dragon Subduing Palms and The Dog Beating Stick, each legendary styles of combat. Needless to say, this character is usually a BadAss.badass.
17th Oct '16 5:04:44 PM nombretomado
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* The JimStarlin ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' miniseries ''[[ComicBook/BatmanTheCult The Cult]]'' features Deacon Blackfire's [[PathOfInspiration evil cult]] of homeless people.
* During the FrankMiller run of ''[[ComicBook/DareDevil Daredevil]]'' the title character encountered "the King," who ruled the homeless in the New York sewer system in analogy to [[ArchEnemy the Kingpin]] ruling the New York mobs. He even has own pet SewerGator that [[FedToTheBeast he feeds with those who displease him]].

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* The JimStarlin Creator/JimStarlin ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' miniseries ''[[ComicBook/BatmanTheCult The Cult]]'' features Deacon Blackfire's [[PathOfInspiration evil cult]] of homeless people.
* During the FrankMiller Creator/FrankMiller run of ''[[ComicBook/DareDevil Daredevil]]'' the title character encountered "the King," who ruled the homeless in the New York sewer system in analogy to [[ArchEnemy the Kingpin]] ruling the New York mobs. He even has own pet SewerGator that [[FedToTheBeast he feeds with those who displease him]].
1st Oct '16 12:44:33 AM SebastianGray
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* The ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer40000}}'' GaidenGame ''TabletopGame/{{Necromunda}}'' has the special character Redwart the Magnificent, the self-proclaimed King of the mutant and destitute Scavvies who are forced to live in the most polluted and dilapidated areas of the Underhive.
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]].
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