* At the end of ''Comicbook/YoungJustice: Sins of Youth'', Klarion (bum bum BUM) the Witch Boy ''swears'' that "everyone on Earth has been restored to their normal selves.", prompting Franchise/{{Batman}} to say [[ButWhatAboutTheAstronauts "'On Earth...' Odd phrasing." ]] As it turns out, Klarion was telling the truth... but alien bounty hunter {{Lobo}}, who was off-world throughout the ordeal, soon turned up on Earth looking for the fraggin' bastitch that turned him into a teenager.
* Creator/DCComics covers from {{the Silver Age|OfComicBooks}} often include amazing premises (e.g., the hero KilledOffForReal!) accompanied by promises like "Not a hoax! Not a dream! Not an [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment imaginary story]]!" Invariably, the promise turns out to be literally true, but not specific enough to cover the cheap trick they ''did'' use (e.g., an alternate universe.)
* Creator/MarvelComics tended to do this sort of thing less often during {{the Silver Age|OfComicBooks}}, but when they did...
** An X-Men cover promised that the heralded ''Death of Professor X!'' was "Not a hoax! Not a dream! Not an imaginary tale! This is for real!" It was actually true... for that particular story, anyway. A {{retcon}} later made it exactly what they said it wasn't -- an {{In-Universe}} hoax.[[note]]X-Men #42 (1968)[[/note]]
** The same book did it ''again'' several years later with "Not a hoax! Not a dream! This issue an X-Man dies!" (Yes, at the time [[DeathIsCheap that was still news]].) This time, it was true enough, and an X-Man ''did'' die... [[WeHardlyKnewYe but he'd only been introduced two issues before, so it didn't exactly have the same impact as killing, say, Cyclops.]][[note]]X-Men #95 (1975)[[/note]]
** ''Marvel Team-Up'' had a story where Aunt May was the herald of {{Galactus}}. The cover promised "Not a hoax! Not a What If! Not an Imaginary Story!" That denial was specific enough to exclude [[AllJustADream dreams]], which of course it turned out to be.
* JoeQuesada [[WordOfGod claimed]] that ''Franchise/{{Spider-Man}}'s'' unmasking would not be undone by a "magic retcon". ''Comicbook/OneMoreDay'' then proceeded to use magic to conceal his identity (as well as undo a very-well established relationship between him and Mary Jane, which Joe hated).
* In ''Comicbook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'', Spider Jerusalem starts watching porn based around his persona, preceded by this disclaimer: "ThisIsAWorkOfFiction not intended to represent anyone living, dead or writing a weekly column for a newspaper."
* Was Comicbook/{{Empowered}} ever spanked by Sistah Spooky? She doesn't want to comment.
* In volume 4 of ''Comicbook/ScottPilgrim'', Scott is leaving his house when he randomly runs into his StalkerWithACrush ex-girlfriend Knives, who greets him with "H-hi! I'm not even stalking you!"
** Ramona is also guilty of this in Volume 2 when talking to Scott about Lucas.
-->'''Ramona''' And I didn't even string him along or cheat on him with any cocky pretty boys.
* ''Comicbook/AtomicRobo'''s Doctor Dinosaur did not reference ''Series/DoctorWho''. That was merely a coincidence! He is not even aware of who Creator/TomBaker is!
* [[http://www.andyfanton.com/george-vs-dragon-comics/ In a Dandy comic, George vs. the Dragon]], a Trojan Horse (or dragon, rather) is made. But there's nothing in it that will slay a dragon.
* Hopefully not the case with Creator/DoriSeda. "No, I don't fuck my dog."
* When Comicbook/{{Batgirl|2009}} wakes up in a hospital, being tended to by her own mother.
--> "Thank you...registered nurse I've never met."
* In ''ComicBook/AllFallDown'', AIQ Squared give us, "Nothing *on Earth* is unlawful about what's taking place."
* In TheCowboyWallyShow by KyleBaker, the titular Cowboy Wally and his friend Lenny is arrested, so Wally has his lawyer tell the judge "The evidence against my clients is circumstantial, and the girls brought their own drugs and Wally and Lenny didn't know it was a laundromat, and the pony was there when they arrived". Unfortunately, as it would turn out, they were only arrested for peeing in an alley, which is a $100 fine, but now the judge is curious...
* In one issue of JusticeLeagueInternational, the team is on a recruiting drive, during which they ask the various people under consideration some basic questions. In a likely ShoutOut to ''Film/{{Stripes}}'', they ask ComicBook/TheCreeper if he's ever been convicted of a crime, ComicBook/TheCreeper scratches his chin and says, vaguely, "Convicted? I don't think I was ever actually ''convicted''."
* "You're ComicBook/GreenLantern!" "No, I'm not. Bye!"