Famous Last Words / Comic Books

Famous last words in comics.


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    Vertigo 
  • 100 Bullets
    • "You'll never get away with this—" Detective Swirski, one of the two Dirty Cops that killed Dizzy Cordova's husband and son, killed by her
    • "The whole fuckin' world is gonna be on yer ass!" Detective Morgan, the other one
    • ""...Thanks." Lee Dolan, the man Graves sent after Megan, before being shot by her
    • "What'd you roll?" Pony, to Chucky Spinks
    • "Snake eyes." Chucky Spinks to Pony. at least one of the two dies, but the reader never sees which
    • "Cro... Croatoa..." The guy Graves paid to activate Cole, killed accidentally by him
    • "Tell my grandparents I said hello." Goldy Petrovic
    • "I know, but... I don't like going to bed without you." Phil Roach
    • "Loop... no." Curtis Hughes
    • "I didn't kill your father... you did." Don Nino Rego. Wrong thing to say to a very angry Minuteman-in-training
    • "Chiqui-" Carlos
    • "Then I should be getting back." Daniel Peres, who never made it back
    • "I may just be a minute... man." Milo Garrett, The Bastard
    • "Your ass is mine." Sgt. Dirtz, crooked prison guard, before getting his neck snapped by Lono
    • "You know him?" Martin, trumpet player, before losing his jaw in a bear trap and being Mercy Killed by Wylie
    • "Now, what you take from Daddy Warbucks?" Homer, Corrupt Hick, shot by Wylie
    • "Mother—" Warren, another Corrupt Hick shot by Wylie
    • "I'll vouch for you — an' comin' from me, after what you--" Anwar Madrid. Wylie didn't need to hear what he had to say
    • "Like a life worth living." Rose Madrid, in a flashback
    • "Tell Dizzy it's not her fault." Joseph Shepherd, The Warlord
    • "Fuck yeah, we square?" Bosco, gangster, before a Mutual Kill with Spain
    • "We are now." Spain, another gangster, before a Mutual Kill with Bosco
    • "NOOOOO!" Fulvio Carlito, tortured to death by Lono
    • "I'll take you at your word, Javier." Axel Nagel
    • "Toast? Lars Nagel
    • "Lars..." Anna Nagel
    • "No." "Coochie" Kuchinski
    • "Rose... I missed you." Wylie Times, The Point Man
    • "Not my boy..." Sigmar Rhone. Victor and Remi don't listen and he's next
    • "When you pay, you ask. Not the same thing." Constance Von Hagen
    • "To Sigmar!" Helena Kotias
    • "What does that make me?" Mister Branch
    • "Tell me... who'd I piss off?" Abe Rothstien, and the answer was nobody
    • "...Please, Miss D'Arcy." Cooper, bodyguard to Joan D'Arcy, sacrificing himself for her
    • "Go after 'im. Give 'im a taste." Ronnie Rome
    • "See you soon, Ma." Remi Rome, The Saint
    • "The deciding vote is important. If we do this, it'll be ours." Javier Vasco
    • "And I don't think you — or your friends — feel the same way." Benito Medici
    • "What? You can't be serious, Graves!" Tibo Vermeer, though he dies in a later scene
    • "Tibo? I'm..." Joan D'Arcy, who also dies in a later scene
    • "...Should get out of my way, Crete." Jack Daw, The Monster
    • "No sir I shouldn't." Crete. Cue Mutual Kill
    • "Do you believe in God?" Lono, The Dog, at least until the Spin-Off
    • "Please..." Megan Dietrich
    • "Hmm. No use trying' to put out somethin' I ain't started yet." Cole Burns, The Wolf
    • "Please, you of all people, Graves... the choice is always there." Augustus Medici
    • "Then... he didn't ruin your life." Isabelle "Dizzy" Cordova
    • "I know." Philip Graves, The Agent
  • Black Orchid
    • "Yes, sir." The first Black Orchid.
    • "Go away, Carl. Leave me alone." Philip Sylvian.
    • "I do not know anything. I spoke to a hunter who said they passed above him, but he averted his eyes. They are very holy." Brazilian native.
    • "Zat you, Petey? Petey?" Barry.
    • "Godverdomme!" Vandervoort.
    • "At last... the end is near... and I have faced... the final... ut." Carl Thorne.
  • Preacher
    • "TOO LATE! AAAAH! TOO FUCKING LATE! I'VE FUCKING GOT YOU NOW —" (runs out of ammo followed by Boom, Headshot) "Ah— Ah— ...Shit." Herr Starr
  • The Sandman
    • "No. Oh God, no." Ruthven Sykes.
    • "I, I didn't have to get so old. I shouldn't have had to get old." Roderick Burgess.
    • "...See the sun set in the hand of man..." Rachel.
    • " Harry's a high school teacher." Rosemary.
    • "I can see it! Sweet Lord... I can see the glory!" Judy.
    • "Hear, O Israel... The Lord our God... The Lord is one." Harry.
    • "'Hey Ma Bell- reach out and kill someone!' And this deep voice says, 'Well, there's more where that came from!'" Esmé.
    • "I'm tellin' you man, she said she'd see me again soon. And she knew my name. That's one baaad lady..." Franklin.
    • "Mhh? Clarrie? You hear that, hon? Sounded like it came from the basement." Barnaby.
    • "If it's that little scum-sucker, when I'm through with him, he's gonna wish his ma had hadda abortion insteadda him. I tellya-" Clarice.
    • " Lyta! No. Stop him. For God's sake... I love you..." Hector Hall.
    • "I understand it. That's why I had to get here. To see you all. To learn." Philip Sitz.
    • "No..." The Corinthian.
    • "But at least I have you with me, Miranda. And so little time remaining... Stay with me. It makes the letting go easier to bear..." Unity Kinkaid.
    • "I never realized before. The sun. It's just a mask, too. And the face behind it... It's beautiful. It's..." Urania Blackwell.
    • "That's good... I thought maybe...it was me." Charles Rowland.
    • "I said I would not leave your side, not while I lived... not... ever... I..." Martin Tenbones.
    • "For Murphy's sake, lass, get back to the forest. Run!" Wilkinson.
    • "...Yes." Luz.
    • " George, what are you trying to say?" Wanda Mann.
    • "Lady..." Maisie Hill.
    • " Aristaeus- you're hurting me. Please!" Eurydice.
    • "Not yet..." Bernie Capax.
    • "Stop talking like that, Ish. You're scaring me. Come into my office, I'll fix you a drink..." Roger.
    • "I'm going to dance now, I'm afraid." Ishtar.
    • "Father. I am ready." Orpheus.
    • "Keep away from me. Keep away... No!" Mairon.
    • "No. I can't. Who are you?" Carla.
    • "Lord... I cannot feel you, Lord..." Griffin.
    • "Still, I do so rather wish it had happened another way... Hoom..." Fiddler's Green.
    • "You mustn't kill me. You don't love me. You d-don't even know me." Abel.
    • "Yeah? Well, Eumenides this!" Mervyn.
    • "If you say so." Dream.
    • "Hey, I think that's a great idea- not! Hee, hee!" Theo.
    • "No. Please. I..." Didi.
    • "No, I'm... Ow." Larry Morth.
    • "You are very beautiful. I missed you... so badly." The Count.
  • V for Vendetta
    • "Ave atque vale." V. It means "Hail and Farewell" in latin.
  • Y: The Last Man
    • "Observe, sisters! The fall of man." Victoria, before getting an axe to the head.
    • "I saw this documentary once. On TV? It was about lions. They...they said that lions..." Sonia.
    • "What the hell are you doing on my property, kid? Go back to your dopey gun club before I-" P.J.
    • "Lay down your arms, goddammit! Lay down your arms or I-" Joy.
    • "Ah...and so..." Dr Mann's father.
    • "Like it's any more ridiculous than your name?" 355, just after telling Yorick her real name. The reader never finds out what it was, though it's possibly "Peace".

    Other 

  • Black Hole
    • " Chris... I... I'm sorry it didn't work... I'm sorry." Rob.
    • "Chess is the best! I mean, the stuff we do with girls is fun too.. all the sexy stuff... but chess! It's the best!" Rick.
    • "Just do it. Do it." Dave.
  • Bone
    • "I will now." Jonathan Oaks
    • "You can't teach me ANYTHING! I HAVE FOUGHT WITH THE DRAGONS!" Tarsil
    • " I WAS THE ONE WHO ATE YOUR PARENTS. I FED ON YOUR MOTHER WHILE SHE WAS STILL ALIVE. " Kingdok
    • "LUCIUS!" Briar Harvestar
    • "ROSE!" Lucius Down
  • Calvin and Hobbes
    • "Oops! I had an evil thought!" Calvin's good duplicate
  • Dracula vs. King Arthur
    • "Keep it away from me...." Amide
    • "There is nothing left...." Sir Percival
    • "As long as I breathe, I will fight you." Sir Gawain
    • "Arthur?" Queen Guinevere
    • "NOOOOOO!" Morgana Le Fey
    • "This- This will hardly stop me, Briton. Your weapon only delays the inevitable." Count Dracula
    • "Camelot is no more. The lady was right... you must return Excalibur to the lake. We must let it go...." King Arthur
  • Dragon Age comics:
    • The Silent Grove:
      • "You were lucky to be Luis's plaything- no one else would have lifted you out of that filth you called a home! If you thought that you were too good for him, you should have crawled back to the sewers on your wedding day— not bedded and betrayed him to become whore of the eastern shore!" Prince Claudio Valisti
      • "I... Aurelian Titus." Claudio Valisti's spirit
      • "That is our craft, but not our purpose. Mankind destroys without understanding, yet I preserve. What is your purpose?" Yavanna
    • Those Who Speak:
      • "Isabela. Thank you... I thought he was going to—" Lord Devon
    • Until We Sleep:
      • "Tevinter... our Golden City..." Magister Aurelian Titus
      • "If that's what you want... then I'll try." Maric Theirin
  • Empowered
  • Flight
    • "You dare attack my customers?!"Gladys Perna
    • "Why You...!"Sandy Balgan
  • The Goon
    • "Stupid broad! Shouldn't've got in the way." Labrazio
  • Johnny the Homicidal Maniac
    • ".....Hello?" Nny, right before accidentally killing himself.
      • "It's such an easy thing to say you hate something...so easy to hate...what a piece of shit I am...I ca...can't believe I went the easy way. I thought I knew something...anything.
        "Ehhh...actually...your head looks more like a reject jelly bean." Nny, having turned out to be not quite dead. The final remark causes Krik to finish the job.
    • "I have nothing to fear." Edgar Vargas. Nny envied his conviction, but he didn't reward it.
    • "Nooo! Dammit I was so CLOSE!!" Mr. Fuck, aka Eff, before The Moose got him.
    • "Yes! Yess!! My master!!! Reclaim me! Yessss!!!" Psycho-Doughboy, before The Moose got him.
    • "Aaiii!! Uh...uhhh...FUCK!!" Krik. Spotting a trend?
    • "Oh, this isn't good." Tess. The universe warps of existence, but she gets better when it returns.
    • "Why did you tell me your name!? I didn't want to know your name!!" The pedophile that Nny saves Squee from. Perv meets Pipe.
    • "I'm...just like you." Jimmy, aka Mmy, right before he became a stain on the basement floor. Also doubles as a Wham Line.
    • "Um...could someone give me some toilet paper!?!" The "Somebody Put Shit In My Pants" guy. Nny's response? "You should've checked before you went!!!" and a grenade in the stall.
  • Judge Dredd
    • "Stinkin' law rat! This dial on my head's got four settings, see! For you, I'm going all the way!" Mean Machine Angel in "Judge Child Quest"
    • "Hold on, Mean! I'm coming! I'll help you!" Link Angel in "Judge Child Quest"
    • "Yes — damn it! You're right! I've betrayed my city! I— I deserve to die!" Chief Justice Fargo in "Apocalypse War"
    • "I... regret nothing! I apologise for... nothing! I—" War Marshal "Mad Dog" Kazan in "Apocalypse War"
    • "Thanks. I appreciate it." Judge Kraken in "Necropolis"
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
    • "No. Not the cavorite. I won't allow it! No. I...oh." James Moriarty
    • "What? What the fuck is he...?" Allan Quatermain
    • "You puh...play a very subtle...game" Oliver Haddo
    • Look, I'm...I'm sorry, okay? I...I didn't know who you were. I-I didn't mean to..." The Antichrist
  • Life with Archie: The Married Life
    • "...I've always loved you..." Archibald "Archie" Andrews
  • Locke & Key
    • "Now, where'd I leave my hatchet?" Al Grubb
    • "Don't know what you're talking about, and wouldn't give you what you want even if I did. I'm getting up now. If you're going to shoot me, you better get to it. What happens next is up to you." Rendell Locke
    • "I tried... I tried so hard..." Sam Lesser, first death
    • "A hit! A very palpable- Ah!" Joe Ridgeway
    • "Elllluuhh! Elllaaaa! Help. Huuh..." Candice Whedon
    • "All right. Time to smile and say "boobies", you oul' bitch." Parsons
    • "Because I missed you. Because I love you. I'm sorry." Ellie Whedon
    • "What the fuck? Pencils? Where's the key to the Wellhouse? Where are all the other keys?" Sam Lesser, second death.
    • "It doesn't hurt. It doesn't. The blood is hot and good! Oh! Like the rains of Leng! Ia! Ia Shub-Niggarauth!" Harm Timmerman
    • "Bode, NNNOOOOO-" Jason Bird
    • "Oh, child..." Echo of Rendell's mother
    • "I know you can't hear me, Ellie, but I'm glad you're here. I don't want to die alone." Mark Cho
    • "Got you!" Kim Topher
    • "I think I've got ribs sticking into lungs and spleens and stuff. But it doesn't hurt. Nothing hurts. Really! I still feel pretty good! Lä! Lä! Shub-Niggarauth!" Lucas "Dodge" Caravaggio
    • "T-that's as far as I go, and you can't m-make me - make any of us - go any further!" Mandy Sawyer
    • "I guess it's never too late to start my new one-good-deed-a-day program, huh?" Jordan Gates
    • "NO! STOP! NO!" Echo of Lucas "Dodge" Caravaggio
    • "Yes. Much better. You saved me. My hero." Jackie Veda
    • "All in a day's work." Scot Kavanaugh
    • "Maybe I'll find Ellie. That wouldn't be so bad... To have all of eternity to beg her to forgive me." Second Echo of Lucas "Dodge" Caravaggio
    • "You go finish the rest of your dream. I'll still be lookin' out for you. And I'll be around when it's over. Give my love to your mom for me." Echo of Rendell Locke
  • Mega Man
    • "Hey— Is that my power? I'm not gonna lie— Looks good on you, man. Good look to die in." Crash Man
    • "Why didn't Wily give me—hurk?!" Flash Man
    • "I guess... you live up to the legends... no one... to save me... now." Shadow Man
    • "It's never about what we want. We're just tools, kid. So do your job. Take the shot. Needle Man
    • "To not be the real Quick Man— Now that's a waste." Quick Man
  • Pocket God
  • Rising Stars
    • "Father... into thy hands I commit my soul." Joshua Kane
    • "I always wanted to fly..." Stephanie Maas
    • "...I'm sorry... I tried..." Pyre
    • "One more thing... forgive me... Jason Miller
    • "I love you, Chandra. I love you." Poet
  • RoboCop Versus The Terminator
    • "There is still a chance, Creator. You have penetrated us. You may command us. To greater glory. We are one. You are we. We will make you a god." The Terminator Mind
  • Scott Pilgrim
    • "This is impossible, how can this be?!" Mathew Patel
    • "Okay... okay... aaaaaaaaaaaaaa nooooooooooo aaanooaa!" Lucas Lee
    • "NNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!" Todd Ingram
    • "You got me Pilgrim... But you'll never defeat the twins." Roxy Richter
    • "(Impossible! Ramona) can change?" Ken Katayanagi
    • "Gideon may have underestimated this one, brother." Kyle Katayanagi
    • "I'll never join you!!!" Scott Pilgrim. He uses a 1-up to come back to life shortly after.
    • "Getting rid of me... won't save you. You're your own worst enemies! Both of you!" Gideon Graves
  • Sin City
    • "It'll hurt." The Yellow Bastard
      • Technically, his last words were "NO!" Considering how he was being castrated by Hartigan's bare hands while he said it, it is pretty understandable.
    • "An old man dies. A young woman lives. Fair trade. I love you, Nancy." Detective John Hartigan
    • "That all you got, ya pansies?" Marv
    • "McCarthy, you SHIT!" Manute
    • "I'm free. Free of Damien. Free of Manute. We can be happy. Together. Forever." Ava Lord.
    • "No! I was promised...!" Becky, in response to Manute's decision to have her killed. She doesn't die at their hands, though.
    • "What?" Lucille, in response to a death squad cop's confirmation to how they will have to kill Marv, and everyone he's spoken to, just before they blow her away.
  • Six-Gun Gorilla
    • "You. You think you can break me? You little £$%&! You think you can break me?! " General Vertid
    • "Wh. Wh. What're y— Get off m— AAAAAAAAAH!" Auchenbran
    • "You reckon we're done here, partner?" Blue-3425
    • "Reckon." The Gorilla
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • "You are ready... Farewell, beloved one." Julayla.
    • "Oh how I hate that hedgehog! I've lived to see one dream come true - the destruction of Knothole Village and everyone within it. All that matters now is the pleasure of eliminating you once and for all!" The original Dr. Robotnik, the man once known as Julian Kintobor
    • "I know." Nate Morgan, in response to Eggman's promise that he'll "pay".
    • "Hardly. In this Super form, I am invincible. I... wait... what?!" A.D.A.M.
    • "You gave me a second chance in life. It's time I repaid that debt." Tommy Turtle
    • "I smite thee!" Sir Connery.
    • "She would be... as proud of you...as I am..." Armand D'Coolette
    • "I've crushed more Echidnas under my boot than I can remember! You'll be no different! Come on then, FACE ME!" Kage von Stryker, who is merely Killed Off for Real instead.
    • "The servers are the seven chaos... chaos is power, enriched by the heart... Release my boy! Give him his own life to lead! Locke
  • Thorgal
    • "This riffraff hasn't caught me yet! As for you, lousy dog, I still have a promise to keep!" Veronar
    • "The secret... Only you, now... Galathorn's secret. You'll have to..." Ewing
    • "But I loved you Thorgal. I loved you... to death. Be happy Thorgal. Don't forget me too quickly..." Shaniah
    • "Enough talks, tyrant! Let's end this!" Falster
    • "No! My gold! I don't want to! No! Noooo!" Jorund
    • "It's over, beautiful! We won't have Jolan! Neither of us!" Shardar
    • "You know... I wish... I was more like you..." Tjall
    • "My... son?" Varth
  • The Walking Dead
    • "Well I gotta pee. Does anyone need anything while I'm in here? More napkins? I think there's still more left." Amy
    • "You're probably not going to like it here, y'know. They're nice enough people, at first they're great...but they're so goddamn judgmental. One slip-up...and that's it really for you. I tried to kill myself. I did. It didn't work, obviously, but I tried. They won't let me forget it. Since then, I can see it in their eyes—they've lost all respect for me. All of them. Even my best friend. She tries to be nice but I can tell she's just patronizing me. She hasn't wanted to talk to me since I did it. She just feels like she has to. Everyone thinks I'm crazy. I don't really have to, so I figured I'd introduce myself. I'm Carol. I think I'll just talk to you from now on. You listen, you don't seem to judge me. That's really important in a friendship, y'know. Not judging people. I really hope you like me. Oh, good...you do like me." Carol
    • "Aggh! Fuck! Fuck you!" Alice
    • "We're sitting ducks! We've got a move! Run!" Patricia
    • "She—she—" Billy Greene
    • "Dear, God...Please. Just kill me." Hershel Greene
    • "Is that the plan? We just make a run for it? What's going on out there? Are we going to walk out into a wall of guns firing at us? We just hope we make it to the truck? That's it?" Lori Grimes
  • Warlord of Mars
    • "Dejah Thor—" Valian Dor
    • "NOOOOOO" Xel Brega
    • "I I can't have her — Nobody shall. Either way, you lose, Kantos Kan." The Boora Witch
    • "I... Very well." Svero
    • "Remember me, Dejah Thoris. I saved your world for you. Remember me" Dagur Andlust
    • "Stay where you are, Tars Tarkas! I-I am warning you! You are traitors! All of you! Traitors of Thark! You deserve what is coming to you! You—" Tal Hajus
    • "No! I am your goddess! I command you to—" Issus
    • "I order you to honor your commitment and remand Dejah Thoris to my—" Matai Shang
    • "What do you think you are doing? I am your Jeddak! You cannot—" Sallensus Oll
    • "Goodbye, John Carter." Phaidor
    • "Fuh-finish it this time." Joshua Clark
    • "Dejah please! It was for love. All of it!" Vush Tanzar
  • Viz once played with this trope in a one-off strip about Bob Hope on his deathbed. He was determined to say something witty and memorable, and grew increasingly frustrated with his visitors who kept causing him to say dull, banal things instead.

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