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Famous Last Words: DC Comics

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    Comics 
  • 52
    • "It's a trick question, Renee. Not who you are, but who are you to become. Time to change... like a butterfly..." Vic Sage.
    • "Hah... It's not over yet, you bastard... I got you..." Ralph Dibny, alias the Elongated Man, to Neron
  • Batman
    • "Who are you? Who are you?" KGBeast
    • "Mother..." Damian Wayne/Robin V
    • "Now! While he's out of it! Take him down nggh...!'' Ferris Boyle
  • Crisis on Infinite Earths
    • "Th-there is hope... there is always hope... time to save the world! Time... back in time... do what you have to... we must save the world... we must save the world..." Barry Allen, becoming one with the Speed Force as he runs fast enough to destroy the Anti-Monitor's anti-matter gun.
    • "SUPERMAN... I... WILL... NOT... DIE... UNTIL... YOU... DIE... WITH... ME..." Anti-Monitor
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
  • Final Crisis
    • "Hh. Gotcha." Batman
    • "You've constructed a cargo cult Mother Box capable of a single operation. How could I ask for a better gift to destroy you with?" Darkseid as he tries to take over the Miracle Machine, just before Superman vibrates reality to nullify his presence.
    • "Ultraman... kill... you ALLLLLL!" Ultraman
    • "I saw the Book of Limbo! The end was all flames and shadows!" Mandrakk the Dark Monitor. The Supermen of the Multiverse promptly light him on fire, followed by the entire Green Lantern Corps staking him through the heart, perhaps implying it was his own end he saw.
  • Forever Evil
    • This is a trick! The Justice League isn't dead! They're right there! Monocle when he accuses the Crime Syndicate of being the Justice League in disguise.
  • Green Lantern
    • "In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night, No Evil Shall Escape My Sight! Nngh... Let Those Who Worship Evil's Might, BEWARE MY POWER—(In a different light.)" Hal Jordan/Parallax, reigniting the sun.
    • "Carol—" Hal Jordan. Again. He gets better.
    • "We have one chance. One message to leave." Sinestro. Again, he gets better.
  • Infinite Crisis
    • "Rot in hell, Max." Ted Kord to his killer, Maxwell Lord. This actually happened in Countdown to Infinite Crisis
    • "Help! Somebody help m-" The Ratcatcher
    • "Why?" Phantom Lady. Deathstroke responds, "just business."
    • "You want war, Polaris? DIE!" Human Bomb
    • "See, everyone knows... Joker's too wild." King of the Royal Flush Gang. Wrong thing to say to everyone's favorite Monster Clown.
    • "Do you see that? Above us-" Possibly Atlan, as he notices the Spectre about to destroy Atlantis.
    • "'You started this?' He's just a stupid kid!" Pantha, right before she finds out that Psychopathic Manchild and Physical God is a bad combination.
    • "I can hear them all! They're trying to send their family messages. They're dying and all they want to do is say goodbye! They never will unless I help. Not unless I-" The second Air Wave
    • "Just save them, Jason, and don't forget... friend... we..." Mickey Wong
    • "...There's something else out there... out there... it's... not... going..." Earth-Two Lois Lane
    • "Why's he staring at me?" Star Sapphire on The Spectre, who proceeds to dish out one of his trademark ironic deaths.
    • "Black Adam? You're afraid! You're afrai-" Psycho-Pirate, just before Black Adam shoves his hand through his skull.
    • "YOU CANNOT TRUST THEM. YOU CAN NEVER TRUST THEM AGAIN AFTER ALL THEY HAVE DONE." Brother Eye
    • "I know, Cass. Isn't it cool?" Superboy, upon being told what his Heroic Sacrifice meant to the world.
    • "STAY BACK! STAY—" Breach
    • "It's not going to end... it's never going to end... for us... One day you'll see... they're still out there...Lois..." Kal-L
    • "Who's there? W-wait! H-help! Somebody h-h... N-no! P-please..." Alex Luthor, the former Dimension Lord dying in a back alley like a thug.
  • Knight and Squire
    • "I win, I think. I'm on the side of the angels. Now that's..." Jarvis Poker (the British Joker)
  • Superman
  • Superman: Red Son
    • "Hello everyone. Me very pleased to meet you" Bizarro
    • "Oh, and by the way. It was Pyotr who betrayed you" Soviet!Batman
    • "Don't die calling me a monster Superman. It is important that you realize you and I are exactly the same kind of creatures" Brainiac
    • "Defeating the alien. My boy, what in the world could possibly compare with saving my people from Superman?" Lex Luthor
  • Teen Titans
    • "Titans togeth—" Eddie Bloomberg, during his last and greatest act of heroism
  • Watchmen
    • "I do not think so. I think you remember me and my country for as long as you live." Eddie Blake's Vietnamese lover, before he kills her.
    • "Janey, don't go, I need..." Jon Osterman
    • "Oh God. Oh God. Look out, he's..." Adrian Veidt's assistant.
    • "Hey Rorschach, you're pretty famous right? Boy, y'know, I'd sure like to get your autograph. I've got my autograph book right here in my pocket. It's notched up quite a few famous names over the years. I'd sure like to add your's to the list." A Prisoner in Sing-Sing Prison, right before Rorschach burns him to death with hot cooking fat.
    • "Oh God, oh Jesus no, you have to be kidding." Gerald Grice, child-murderer and Rorschach's first kill.
    • "Boss, you're kidding, you don't want him that bad, for Christ's sake!" Larry
    • "You're gonna be hamburger, you're gonna be smoked meat, you stinking, lousy little..." Michael
    • "Just HURRY!" Big Figure
    • "Happy Halloween kids, I..." Hollis Mason, a.k.a Nite Owl I
    • "Max, you're so pale, what's wrong?" Hira Manish
    • "Nothing love. Nothing's wrong. Hold me." Max Shea
    • "Gloria..I'm sorry, its the world. I can't run from it." Dr Malcolm Long
    • "Steve, you just got suspended, this ain't your problem. Someone else can handle it." Detective Joe Bourquin
    • "I'm still me Joe. Pull over." Detective Steven Fine
    • "What the hell's going on?" Bernie the News-Vendor
    • "Of course, must protect Veidt's new utopia. One more body amongst the foundations makes little difference. Well, what are you waiting for? Do it. DO IT!" Walter Joseph Kovacs, a.k.a Rorschach
  • Whatever Happened to The Man of Tomorrow?
    • "Uh...Everything, him go d-dark... Hello, Superman. Hello." Bizarro
    • "L-Lana... Bruh... Braniac ...huhh he's... got... me... kill mee... Lana... please... kill me." Lex Luthor
    • "Oh, no." Lana Lang
    • "You murdering scum! You killed her! Well, you're too late![...] You're finished!" Jimmy Olsen
    • "I'm killing you, you stupid animal! Don't you understand? I'm killing yAAAAAAAAAAA-*" The Kryptonite Man, killed by Krypto
    • "Where... is my Kryptonite Man? Why... is my force-screen... still standing...? I don't know... I don't care... I... am coming for you... Kryptonian... my victory... is inevitable..." Braniac
    • "Kltpszyxm!" Mxyzsptlk, naturally.
    • "Nobody has the right to kill. Not Mxyzsptlk, not you, not Superman... Especially not Superman!" Superman.

    Live-action television 
Lois and Clark
  • "Resurrection!" Mayson Drake
  • "No." Nigel St. John
  • "She's beautiful." Wendy

    Animated television 
The Batman
  • "And how do you determine that?" Kilgore Steed
  • "I'll bet chopped Bat makes good fertilizer." Plant Clone Penguin
  • "Daddy's angry." Plant Clone Gordon
  • "Oh. Are you here for some-" Plant Clone Flower Lady
  • "Try again." Plant Clone Batman
  • "You must not like broccoli." Plant Clone Batgirl
  • "No!" D.A.V.E.
  • "Loser? I'll show you." John Grayson
  • "Dick!" Mary Grayson
  • "You can mess with time, but you can't be in two places at once." Alternate timeline Robin
  • "Call it deja vu." Alternate timeline Batman
  • "Batman! Had a bit of trouble tracking him down, but—" Alternate timeline Batgirl
  • "Dad..." Alternate timeline Matt Grey
  • "NOOOOOOOO!" Alternate timeline Francis Grey
  • "Then I'll recall them, start over again as many times as I have to until you fall!" Everywhere Man
  • "Sorry. False alarm." Mirrored Guard
  • "You like to smell your feet?" Mirrored Robin
  • "No! It can't be!" Mr. Freeze

Batman: The Brave and the Bold
  • "Poor Vulture. Your wings are so easily clipped." Master Wong-Fei
  • "So neither of you are worthy? How sad." Morgan La Fay
  • "Give me my desire! Let me live forever!" Gentleman Jim Craddock

Beware the Batman
  • "What are you doing? No, don't!" Bethanie Ravencroft

    Films 
Superman
  • "Oh no..." Jonathan Kent

Superman II
  • "Now take my hand, and swear eternal loyalty to Zod." General Zod

Batman
  • "What are you trying to do, blow the collar?" Lieutenant Eckhardt
  • "Jack, listen. Maybe we can cut a deal." Carl Grissom
  • "Yeah?" Antoine Rotelli
  • "The fashion world was stunned today by the sudden deaths of models Candy Walker and Amanda Keeler. Cause of death has been attributed to a violent allergic reaction, although authorities have not ruled out the possibility of drug use. Peter?" Becky Narita
  • "Sometimes I just kill myself!" The Joker

Batman Returns
  • "Yeah. Go ahead and hit me." Strongman
  • "She let me go. I think I reasoned with her girl-to-girl." The Ice Princess
  • "Ermm... Penguin? I mean, killing sleeping children... isn't that a little..?" Fat Clown
  • "One way to find out." Max Shreck, to Catwoman's defiant question on whether he has enough bullets to finish her off.
  • "This heat's getting to me... I'll murder you... momentarily. But first... I need a cool drink... of ice... water... acckkuhh..." the Penguin

Batman Forever
  • "No!" Two-Face's pilot
  • "But first and foremost, Nygma, you are fired! Do you hear me? FIRED!" Fred Stickley
  • "We can stop him. Mitch, go out on the rigging." John Grayson
  • "Reach for it! Stop it!" Mary Grayson
  • "Why yes, of course, you're right, Bruce. Emotion is always the enemy of true justice. Thank you. You've always been a good friend." Two-Face

Batman & Robin
  • "Oh, me?" Dr. Jason Woodrue
  • "Right!" Arkham guard
  • "Whatever!" Arkham guard with an eyepatch

Watchmen
  • "DO IT!" Rorschach

Batman Begins
  • "Thomas!" Martha Wayne
  • "Bruce. It's okay. Donít be afraid." Thomas Wayne
  • "Your honor, not a day goes by that I don't wish I could take back what I did. Sure, I was desperate, like a lot of people back then, but... that don't change what I did." Joe Chill
  • "What the hell is this?" Carl Finch
  • "Have you finally learned to do what is necessary?" Henry Ducard / Ra's al Ghul

The Dark Knight
  • "Nah, I'm done here." Dopey
  • "On the ground! Stay on the ground! Nobody make a move! Nobody! Stay down!" Chuckles
  • "What? No, NO-" Happy
  • "Bus driver? What bus driver?" Grumpy
  • "What happened to the rest of the guys?" Bus driver
  • "So, dead? That's five-hundred." Gambol
  • "Because he's a symbol that we don't have to be afraid of scum like you." Brian Douglas
  • "Yeah, but you're not giving me a lot of information." Judge Surrillo
  • "How'd they get my DNA?" Comissioner Loeb
  • "Hey, you wait like everybody else, pal." Cop with glasses
  • "We're on point, ready to give them some of their own medicine." Helicopter cop
  • "The boss said he'd make the voices go away. He said he'd go inside and replace them with bright lights... like Christmas!" Kilson
  • "He's got some kind of a... contusion." MCU medic
  • "Is that a... phone?" MCU cell guard
  • "It's okay, Harvey. It's all right. Listen, some-" Rachel Dawes
  • "They won't work for a freak!" Chechen
  • "Ma'am, we're gonna have to move him now." Cop guarding Dent at the hospital before being killed by the Joker
  • "I don't know, he never told me. Listen, Dent, I swear to God, I didn't know what they were gonna do to you." Wuertz
  • "Who?" Sal Maroni
  • "Tell your son it'll be all right, Gordon. Lie, like I lied." Harvey Dent (aka Two-Face)

The Dark Knight Rises
  • "Sir?" CIA Agent
  • "Now what's the next step of your master plan?" CIA Agent Bill Wilson, before Bane crashes his plane... with no survivors!
  • "Have we started the fire?" A mercenary arranged to die in the plane crash
  • "He's alone - " Bane Thug 1
  • "Follow him?" Bane Thug 2
  • "You are pure evil...!" Daggett
  • "Only me." Dr. Pavel, answering Bane's question, "And who is capable of disarming such a device?", before Bane "thanks" him for the answer and breaks his neck
  • "I'll die before I talk." Captain Jones, after being shot by Bane's men, and about to have Bane crush his throat, to which Bane complies saying, "I'm on your schedule, Captain."
  • "Has anyone ever made it?" Stryver before his death...by exile.
  • "We both know that I have to kill you now. You'll just have to imagine the fire--!" Bane, putting a shotgun to Batman's head, only to get owned by Selina Kyle (aka Catwoman/The Cat)
  • "Keep moving forward! Flank them at the stairs!" Peter Foley during the big fight
  • "Fox showed me how to override the reactor... including the emergency flood. There's no way this bomb will be stopped. Prepare yourselves. My father's work is done." Miranda Tate (or rather, Talia al Ghul)
  • "A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a young boy's shoulders to let him know the world hasn't ended." Bruce Wayne as Batman, although Bruce Wayne himself lives on

The Batman vs. Dracula
  • "You are... Bruce Wayne?" Dracula

Man of Steel
  • "A good death is its own reward." Colonel Hardy
  • "Never." General Zod


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