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'''Batroc the Leaper''' ('''Georges Batroc''') is a villain from [[Marvel Comics]]. His first appearance was in ''Tales of Suspense'' #75, 1966.<ref>Misiroglu,Gina Renée &Eury, Michael, The Supervillain Book: The Evil Side of Comics and Hollywood, 2006, p. 439.</ref> He is a mercenary and a master of the French form of kick boxing known as savate.
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[[File:Batroc.gif|thumb]]'''Batroc the Leaper''' ('''Georges Batroc''') is a villain from [[Marvel Comics]]. His first appearance was in ''Tales of Suspense'' #75, 1966.<ref>Misiroglu,Gina Renée &Eury, Michael, The Supervillain Book: The Evil Side of Comics and Hollywood, 2006, p. 439.</ref> He is a mercenary and a master of the French form of kick boxing known as savate.
   
 
Writer [[Mark Waid]] described the character as ahead of his time, elaborating "He was a [[Jean-Claude Van Damme]], but he was in the 1960s."<ref>{{cite news | last = Senreich | first= Matthew | date = August 1997 | title = The Wizard Q&A: Mark Waid & Ron Garney | work = [[Wizard (magazine)|Wizard]] | issue = 72 | pages = 68-72}}</ref>
 
Writer [[Mark Waid]] described the character as ahead of his time, elaborating "He was a [[Jean-Claude Van Damme]], but he was in the 1960s."<ref>{{cite news | last = Senreich | first= Matthew | date = August 1997 | title = The Wizard Q&A: Mark Waid & Ron Garney | work = [[Wizard (magazine)|Wizard]] | issue = 72 | pages = 68-72}}</ref>

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Batroc the Leaper (Georges Batroc) is a villain from Marvel Comics. His first appearance was in Tales of Suspense #75, 1966.[1] He is a mercenary and a master of the French form of kick boxing known as savate.

Writer Mark Waid described the character as ahead of his time, elaborating "He was a Jean-Claude Van Damme, but he was in the 1960s."[2]

References

  1. Misiroglu,Gina Renée &Eury, Michael, The Supervillain Book: The Evil Side of Comics and Hollywood, 2006, p. 439.
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