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Pagliacci (meaning clowns (plural) in italian) is the leader of

Commedia Dell'Morte

translated the Comedy of Death which are a group of assassins from Europe dressed as "stock characters" from classical opera. The group

also consist of



Mister Punch


La Signora


Captain Scaramouche

. They claim to be Europe's greatest assassins and they come to New York City in search of one of their members, his love and life named Columbina. This group competed with a mercenary known as


for the same contract on a Camorra mafia informant when he had kidnapped Columbina and brought her to the states. Crime-Buster is later found dead in his apartment and the Comedy of Death confront the new

Power Man

after he leaves the apartment of the dead mercenary. Pagliacci asked Power Man the whereabouts of his Columbina and what has Crime-Buster done with her. Power Man has no idea who she is and the leader is not happy with his answer.

Iron Fist

comes to the aid of his partner and a brief scuffle occurs. Pagliacci tells Iron Fist that he will not leave the country without his beloved Columbina. Pagliacci and the rest of Commedia Dell'Morte escape before the police arrive.


Pagliacci was created by

Fred Van Lente


Wellington Alves

in 2011 and first appeared in

Power Man and Iron Fist

# 1.

Abilities & Weapons

Pagliacci is a skilled assassin that uses a number of blades and hatchets as part of his arsenal.

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