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17th Jul '17 2:13:45 PM dsneybuf
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* It is increasing in frequency with the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse, to the point that the last entry to have even as much as a title at the start was ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'':
** In ''Film/{{Thor}}'', the words "Creator/{{Paramount}} Pictures and [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel Entertainment]] Present" take five minutes to appear, while the actors' names and title card come during the end credits.
** The words "Creator/{{Paramount}} Pictures and [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel Entertainment]] Present a Marvel Studios Production, A Film By Creator/JoeJohnston: ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger''" do not appear until during the movie's end credits, which come in between Cap meeting Nick Fury and [[TheStinger Fury asking Cap to become an Avenger.]] ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' and ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'' also save their "Marvel Studios Presents" and title cards for the end credits.
** Played with in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': The title shows up during the opening, but the text that would normally precede it ("[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel Studios]] Presents," etc.) only appears during the end credits.
** ''Film/IronMan3'' does this as well, as does ''Film/AntMan'' and ''Film/DoctorStrange2016''.

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* It is increasing in frequency with the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse, to the point that the last entry to have even as much as a title at the start was ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'':
** In ''Film/{{Thor}}'', the words "Creator/{{Paramount}} Pictures and [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel Entertainment]] Present" take five minutes to appear, while the actors' names and title card come during the end credits.
** The words "Creator/{{Paramount}} Pictures and [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel Entertainment]] Present a Marvel Studios Production, A Film By Creator/JoeJohnston: ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger''" do not appear until during the movie's end credits, which come in between Cap meeting Nick Fury and [[TheStinger Fury asking Cap to become an Avenger.]] ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' and ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'' also
Several Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse movies from 2011's ''Film/{{Thor}}'' onwards save their "Marvel Studios Presents" and title cards for the end credits.
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credits, with in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': The title shows up during the opening, but the text that would normally precede it ("[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel Studios]] Presents," etc.) only appears during the end credits.
** ''Film/IronMan3'' does this as well, as does ''Film/AntMan'' and ''Film/DoctorStrange2016''.
some exceptions.
25th Jun '17 1:47:48 PM nombretomado
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* Episode 15 of the ''{{Gungrave}}'' animation. While the audience knows who is DoomedByCanon, the episode stays low key up until the violent murder of [[spoiler:Brandon Heat]], and slams the WhamEpisode home by cutting to the black title card: ''Death''.

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* Episode 15 of the ''{{Gungrave}}'' ''Anime/{{Gungrave}}'' animation. While the audience knows who is DoomedByCanon, the episode stays low key up until the violent murder of [[spoiler:Brandon Heat]], and slams the WhamEpisode home by cutting to the black title card: ''Death''.
13th Jun '17 4:27:52 AM Hjortron18
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** ''Film/IronMan3'' does this as well, as does ''Film/AntMan'' and ''Film/DoctorStrange''.

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** ''Film/IronMan3'' does this as well, as does ''Film/AntMan'' and ''Film/DoctorStrange''.''Film/DoctorStrange2016''.
17th Apr '17 5:51:40 PM 64SuperNintendo
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9th Apr '17 6:00:43 AM GentlemensDame883
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* Episode titles for ''Manga/YourLieInApril'' only show right before the closing credits, except for the final episode that inverts this by having it right after the opening credits.

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* Episode titles for ''Manga/YourLieInApril'' only show right before the closing credits, except for credits. The one exception is the final episode that both inverts this by having it right after the opening credits and plays it straight with the work's title as the one that precedes the closing credits.
9th Apr '17 5:30:14 AM GentlemensDame883
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* Episode titles for ''Manga/YourLieInApril'' only show right before the closing credits, except for the final episode that inverts this by having it right after the opening credits.
31st Mar '17 3:33:57 PM QuizzicalPieridine
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'' ''builds'' its title card a few minutes into the end credits.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'' ''builds'' and its spin-off ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOBatmanMovie'' ''build'' their title card cards a few minutes into the end credits.
28th Mar '17 6:15:26 PM dangerdan97
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* Many films in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse:

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* Many films It is increasing in frequency with the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse:Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse, to the point that the last entry to have even as much as a title at the start was ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'':



** ''Film/IronMan3'' does this as well.

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** ''Film/IronMan3'' does this as well.well, as does ''Film/AntMan'' and ''Film/DoctorStrange''.
17th Mar '17 10:43:23 AM AthenaBlue
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* ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'':
** ''ComicBook/TheNightGwenStacyDied'' saves the title for the last panel, in order to prevent readers from discovering too soon which ''Spider-Man'' character Marvel decided to kill off.
** Creator/PeterDavid's ''The Death of Jean [=DeWolff=]'' did this as well.
* Every issue of the John Stewart-centric comic ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'': Mosaic had the story title on the last page.

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* ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'':
** ''ComicBook/TheNightGwenStacyDied'' saves
''ComicBook/OneHundredBullets'' did a few, such #75's "Amorality Play".
* A six-page ''Franchise/{{Archie|Comics}}'' story, "A Winner Never Quits...A Quitter Never Wins," ended with its moral as
the title title, which was saved for the last panel, panel. Or as they put it in their own early-70's faux-hip terms, "We're gonna lay it on you at the end of this yarn.
* The ''ComicBook/AtomicRobo'' comic "[[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2009/07/24/free-comic-book-day-2009/ Why Atomic Robo hates Dr. Dinosaur]]".
* The early issues of the ''ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2000}}'' series sort of combined this with NoTitle. In
order to prevent readers from discovering too soon which ''Spider-Man'' character Marvel decided to kill off.
** Creator/PeterDavid's ''The Death of Jean [=DeWolff=]'' did this as well.
* Every issue
emphasize the minimalistic nature of the John Stewart-centric comic ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'': Mosaic had stories and their protagonist, writer Kelley Puckett would often stick the story title on credits in the very last page.panel of each comic, and provide no title. Guest writers, such as Creator/ChuckDixon, often broke the trend.
* Creator/{{Christopher Priest| Comics}}'s ''ComicBook/BlackPanther'' storyline "Seduction of the Innocent" does this at the end of every part.



* "It's Your Funeral," an issue of ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}''.
* Every issue of the John Stewart-centric comic ''Comicbook/GreenLantern: Mosaic'' had the story title on the last page.
* The infamous ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'' story Creator/WarrenEllis wrote about the Columbine shootings that was initially pulled by Creator/DCComics saved its title for the last page because [[spoiler:it was the last thing one of the shooter's victims said to him: "Shoot."]]
* Most of BradMeltzer's comics feature this, and they're usually [[TitleDrop just taken from lines in the issue]].
* ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'':
** ''ComicBook/TheNightGwenStacyDied'' saves the title for the last panel, in order to prevent readers from discovering too soon which ''Spider-Man'' character Marvel decided to kill off.
** Creator/PeterDavid's ''The Death of Jean [=DeWolff=]'' did this as well.



* The ''ComicBook/AtomicRobo'' comic "[[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2009/07/24/free-comic-book-day-2009/ Why Atomic Robo hates Dr. Dinosaur]]".



* "It's Your Funeral," an issue of ''ComicBook/{{Exiles}}.''
* A six-page ''Franchise/{{Archie|Comics}}'' story, "A Winner Never Quits...A Quitter Never Wins," ended with its moral as the title, which was saved for the last panel. Or as they put it in their own early-70's faux-hip terms, "We're gonna lay it on you at the end of this yarn.
* The infamous ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'' story Creator/WarrenEllis wrote about the Columbine shootings that was initially pulled by Creator/DCComics saved its title for the last page because [[spoiler:it was the last thing one of the shooter's victims said to him: "Shoot."]]
* The early issues of the ''ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2000}}'' series sort of combined this with NoTitle. In order to emphasize the minimalistic nature of the stories and their protagonist, writer Kelley Puckett would often stick the credits in the very last panel of each comic, and provide no title. Guest writers, such as Creator/ChuckDixon, often broke the trend.
* Most of BradMeltzer's comics feature this, and they're usually [[TitleDrop just taken from lines in the issue]].
* ''ComicBook/OneHundredBullets'' did a few, such #75's "Amorality Play".
* Creator/{{Christopher Priest| Comics}}'s ''ComicBook/BlackPanther'' storyline "Seduction of the Innocent" does this at the end of every part.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'': title card doesn't appear until the very end, making the movie the world's longest cold open.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Epic}}'': title card doesn't appear until the very end, making the movie the world's longest cold open.
* ''Disney/{{Tangled}} Ever After'' does not display its title until after Eugene and Rapunzel are declared husband and wife, and [[spoiler: [[HereWeGoAgain Maximus and Pascal lose the wedding cake]]]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TeachersPet: TheMovie''



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' also does this.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' also does this.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Moana}}'' also ''Disney/{{Tangled}} Ever After'' does this.not display its title until after Eugene and Rapunzel are declared husband and wife, and [[spoiler: [[HereWeGoAgain Maximus and Pascal lose the wedding cake]]]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TeachersPet: TheMovie''



* ''Series/DoctorWho'': The title of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E9SleepNoMore "Sleep No More"]] doesn't appear until after the [[OnTheNext "Next TIme"]] trailer for the following episode, making it the only episode in the show's 50-plus year history that doesn't have a title sequence. (There ''is'' a brief flash of credits near the beginning of the episode, but it's easy to miss on first viewing.)

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': The title of [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E9SleepNoMore "Sleep No More"]] doesn't appear until after the [[OnTheNext "Next TIme"]] Time"]] trailer for the following episode, making it the only episode in the show's 50-plus year history that doesn't have a title sequence. (There ''is'' a brief flash of credits near the beginning of the episode, but it's easy to miss on first viewing.)



* ''VideoGame/TheBridge'''s title is not displayed until after the ending sequence.



* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'' does this with its day-by-day chapter titles, showing you the title of the chapter once a day ends. [[SpoilerTitle There's]] [[WhamEpisode a reason]] [[PlayerPunch for this]].

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* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'' does this with its day-by-day chapter titles, showing you the The title of card for The World That Never Was in ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' does not appear for Riku until ''after'' he defeats [[spoiler:[[HPToOne the chapter once a day ends. [[SpoilerTitle There's]] [[WhamEpisode a reason]] [[PlayerPunch for this]].Anti-Black Cloak]] and [[EnemyWithin Ansem, Seeker of Darkness]]]], and just before the final boss marathon.



* ''VideoGame/TheBridge'''s title is not displayed until after the ending sequence.
* The title card for The World That Never Was in ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' does not appear for Riku until ''after'' he defeats [[spoiler:[[HPToOne the Anti-Black Cloak]] and [[EnemyWithin Ansem, Seeker of Darkness]]]], and just before the final boss marathon.

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* ''VideoGame/TheBridge'''s ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'' does this with its day-by-day chapter titles, showing you the title is not displayed until after of the ending sequence.
* The title card
chapter once a day ends. [[SpoilerTitle There's]] [[WhamEpisode a reason]] [[PlayerPunch for The World That Never Was in ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' does not appear for Riku until ''after'' he defeats [[spoiler:[[HPToOne the Anti-Black Cloak]] and [[EnemyWithin Ansem, Seeker of Darkness]]]], and just before the final boss marathon.this]].



* In most [=CalArts=][[note]]California Institute of the Arts[[/note]] animated shorts made by the character animation department, the short ends with a title card, followed by the credits.



* In most [=CalArts=][[note]]California Institute of the Arts[[/note]] animated shorts made by the character animation department, the short ends with a title card, followed by the credits.


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20th Feb '17 3:55:13 AM Ezclee4050
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* The TitleDrop for Music/GeorgeMichael's "One More Try" is the last line of a six minute song.
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