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Six by 6 | Six spectacularly bald comic characters

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Baldness. Decades before it became de rigueur, it was a popular look in superhero comics. Marvel has killed off two bald figures in the past couple of years (Professor X in Avengers vs. X-Men and Uatu in the forthcoming Original Sin), but that barely scratches the surfaces of the legions of smooth-scalped characters in the hairless history of superhero and sci-fi comics.

In this installment of Six by 6, we take a look at six standout members of the bald brigade — hero and villain, male and female.

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Pete Holmes deals another pink slip in ‘Ex-Men: Gambit’

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It looks like Wolverine will have some company on the unemployment line — and I’m sure he’d be excited to know it’s Gambit.

The Cajun X-Man is the latest victim of Professor X, played by comedian Pete Holmes, who is apparently culling down the X-Men. Holmes finds Gambit’s card tricks unimpressive, saying “Are you hearing as we’re speaking how incredibly lame you are?”

Watch the full clip below. The Pete Holmes Show premieres Oct. 28 on TBS.

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