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The King of Diamonds. The King of Diamonds appeared in the Mexican comic strip “El Rey de Oros” (Pepin, June 8-Sept 14, 1939).

The King of Diamonds is a Costumed Avenger modeled on the Shadow (I). Clad in his trademark domino mask, cape and bow tie, Leon Gonzalez fights evil as the King of Diamonds. He is assisted by Juan Gonzalez, his brother, and by Mercedes Philips, his love interest. The King’s arch-enemy is the sinister psychologist Dr. Palermo.

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