YMMV / Enemy Ace

  • Heartwarming Moment: In keeping with Von Hammer's attempts to maintain honor even in the hellish events of World War I, Christmas with the Super-Heroes #2 has him visit an enemy field hospital on, well, Christmas. Even as he realizes everyone there is just itching to kill him, he drops a bag of vital supplies, and when an idealistic pilot attempts to kill him, a sour, bitter veteran stays his hand, and allows Von Hammer to leave unmolested.
  • Tear Jerker: The death of Von Hammer's mascot/puppy Schatzi. It traumatized a lot of kids during the comic's original run.
  • Villain Decay: The Hangman starts off as a sympathetic Worthy Opponent, but by the end of the original series, he's little more than a cackling madman who kills for the love of killing.
  • Wangst: Von Hammer's guilt-ridden monologues.