* Put this way. In the SilverAge, his entire shtick was killing people [[AndIMustScream WITHOUT ACTUALLY KILLING THEM]].
* ''Everything he does'' is this. Even the LighterAndSofter ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' series has him turning a MadScientist into cheese, but leaving him very much alive and conscious (and then releasing the scientist's hundreds of trained rats.)
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