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Doctor Diehard is a member of the Extremists, who escaped from their world before it was destroyed by nuclear warfare using a portal from a mysterious benefactor. When the first arrived on Prime Earth, they encountered The Justice League of America. They broke out into a fight, but Batman attempted to talk to Lord Havok and amused, he decided to spare them. However, Doctor Diehard thought that Havok had gone soft and continued fighting and even tried to hit Havok. In order to show his dominance, Havok killed Hans for his disobedience.
- Doctor Diehard was created by Keith Giffen, Gerard Jones, and Bart Sears, first appearing in Justice League Europe #15. However, in the Earth 8 continuity, Doctor Diehard first appeared as part of the Rebirth DC Universe in Justice League of America (Volume 5) #1 by Steve Orlando and Ivan Reis.
Hans Leckter is a pastiche of the Marvel Comics character, Magneto.
- 3 Appearances of Hans Leckter (Earth 8)
- 3 Images featuring Hans Leckter (Earth 8)
- Quotations by or about Hans Leckter (Earth 8)
- Character Gallery: Hans Leckter (Earth 8)
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