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* ''Franchise/IronMan'': Tony Stark's [[AbusiveParent verbally and emotionally abusive father]], Howard Stark, is brought back in spirit while Tony is trapped in Mephisto's Realm in the ''Iron Man: Legacy of Doom'' run. After cruelly and viciously castigating Tony, Howard sneers, "You're no son of mine."

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* ''Franchise/IronMan'': ''ComicBook/IronMan'': Tony Stark's [[AbusiveParent verbally and emotionally abusive father]], Howard Stark, is brought back in spirit while Tony is trapped in Mephisto's Realm in the ''Iron Man: Legacy of Doom'' run. After cruelly and viciously castigating Tony, Howard sneers, "You're no son of mine."


* ComicBook/GreenArrow threw out his ward Roy Harper when he discovered Roy was a heroin addict and called him a no-good punk, then later acted proud as if ''he'' was responsible for Roy going cold turkey and beating his addiction, when it was really because of ComicBook/BlackCanary and Franchise/GreenLantern. Much later, after Roy's arm was cut off and his daughter was killed, Roy angrily lapsed into being a drug-addicted anti-hero before he was found and knocked out by [[Comicbook/{{Nightwing}} Dick Grayson]]. When he awoke, Roy discovered he had been strapped to a bed in St. Virgil's, a center for supervillains with substance abuse problems. Dick had done this with Black Canary's consent, who later flat out said that Roy was beyond help and washed her hands of him.

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* ComicBook/GreenArrow threw out his ward Roy Harper when he discovered Roy was a heroin addict and called him a no-good punk, then later acted proud as if ''he'' was responsible for Roy going cold turkey and beating his addiction, when it was really because of ComicBook/BlackCanary and Franchise/GreenLantern. Much later, after Roy's arm was cut off and his daughter was killed, Roy angrily lapsed into being a drug-addicted anti-hero before he was found and knocked out by [[Comicbook/{{Nightwing}} Dick Grayson]]. When he awoke, Roy discovered he had been strapped to a bed in St. Virgil's, a center for supervillains with substance abuse problems. Dick had done this with Black Canary's consent, who later flat out said that Roy was beyond help and washed her hands of him. In a later issue of ''ComicBook/BirdsOfPrey'', it's shown that Canary very much realizes this was a mistake when she's subjected to MindRape involving an image of Roy asking how she could let him become "this thing" he is now.


* After the events of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', Odin disowns his adopted Loki at his trial by calling him "Laufeyson" in the ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld Prelude'' comic. In the scene in the actual movie Odin does not call him that.

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* After the events of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', Odin disowns his adopted Loki at his trial by calling him "Laufeyson" in the ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld Prelude'' comic. In the scene in the actual movie however, Odin does not call him that.



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* After the events of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'', Odin disowns his adopted Loki at his trial by calling him "Laufeyson" in the ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld Prelude'' comic. In the scene in the actual movie Odin does not call him that.


* In ''ComicBook/{{Chassis}}'', Sabotage was initially banished to America by his wealthy, traditional father: essentially becoming a RemittanceMan. However. Sabotage's antics eventually become so extreme that his father disowns him altogether.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Chassis}}'', Sabotage was initially banished to America by his wealthy, traditional father: essentially becoming a RemittanceMan. However. Sabotage's antics eventually become so extreme that his father disowns him altogether. Sabotage doesn't care.

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* ''ComicBook/BlueIsTheWarmestColor'': Clémentine is disowned by her parents when they find her and Emma nude together.

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* ''ComicBook/BlueIsTheWarmestColor'': Clémentine is disowned by her parents when they find her and Emma nude together.together.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Chassis}}'', Sabotage was initially banished to America by his wealthy, traditional father: essentially becoming a RemittanceMan. However. Sabotage's antics eventually become so extreme that his father disowns him altogether.


* This is a large concern for many young mutants, but a particular standout would be Surge from New X-Men. When her father finds out that she's a mutant, he disowns her, because he "doesn't believe in mutants." When she tries to get back in contact with her family, [[CoolBigSis in particular her little brother]], [[JerkAss he basically says that she's not his daughter.]] It should be noted that this is entirely on his part, as her mother is just relieved that she's safe and learning to control her abilities.

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* This is a large concern for many young mutants, but a particular standout would be Surge from New X-Men.''ComicBook/NewXMen''. When her father finds out that she's a mutant, he disowns her, because he "doesn't believe in mutants." When she tries to get back in contact with her family, [[CoolBigSis in particular her little brother]], [[JerkAss he basically says that she's not his daughter.]] It should be noted that this is entirely on his part, as her mother is just relieved that she's safe and learning to control her abilities.

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* ComicBook/{{Cable}} once had an evil clone named Stryfe. This evil clone captured Cable's wife Aliya and raped her, leading to her having a son that, while genetically the same as if it had been Cable's, was ''not'' his son. Cable had a '''lot''' of issues with the boy; it got so bad that Professor X called Cable on it when Cable referred to him as "Aliya's son" at one point.
* In ''ComicBook/XStatix'':
** Vivisector's father insists that the fact that Myles is his son is "a matter of opinion". Why? Simple - Vivisector is a gay mutant. Joining the X-Force was evidently the last straw, because by becoming a celebrity daddy couldn't pretend he didn't exist anymore.
** PlayedForLaughs by supporting character Lacuna, who ''actively tries'' to get this reaction from her parents after discovering she's a mutant. When they accept her mutation with open arms, she tries to join the X-Force... and they're supportive of that, as well. Finally, she becomes a talk show host, squandering her incredible gift by chatting up celebrities. All she ever wanted was for her parents to be disappointed in her. Because how else do you know you're doing the right thing?
* ''ComicBook/{{Venom}}'': Eddie Brock's father Carl [[MaternalDeathBlameTheChild blamed him for his beloved wife's death in childbirth]]. While Eddie did his best to impress his father by becoming a successful journalist, Carl seized upon the Sin Eater incident as an excuse to disown him.
* In ''Magneto Rex'', ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}} is captured by a rival faction and Rogue asks ComicBook/{{Magneto}} to organize a rescue. Magneto flatly tells her that since Pietro keeps refusing to join him in ruling by his side, he has no son.
* This is a large concern for many young mutants, but a particular standout would be Surge from New X-Men. When her father finds out that she's a mutant, he disowns her, because he "doesn't believe in mutants." When she tries to get back in contact with her family, [[CoolBigSis in particular her little brother]], [[JerkAss he basically says that she's not his daughter.]] It should be noted that this is entirely on his part, as her mother is just relieved that she's safe and learning to control her abilities.
* Renee Montoya's parents disowned her when Two-Face outed her as a lesbian and she admitted it to them in the ''ComicBook/GothamCentral'' arc "Half A Life." Her father appears in a later arc; from the look on his face when he sees her, he clearly regrets what he did, but by that point Renee is understandably unwilling to have anything to do with him. [[spoiler:They're able to make up before he passes away in ''ComicBook/{{Convergence}}'': ''ComicBook/TheQuestion'' #2]]
* In the initial "Comicbook/MoonKnight" series, Marc Spector (Moon Knight) has this in his background. It happened after he one-punched his father, which should count as some sort of justification.
* In ''ComicBook/VForVendetta'', Valerie brings her girlfriend and tells her parents she's a lesbian. The parents were furious and scream at their daughter to leave the house. Then, the mother, in tears, grabs a picture of her daughter when she was young and throws it in the trash.
* ''Franchise/IronMan'': Tony Stark's [[AbusiveParent verbally and emotionally abusive father]], Howard Stark, is brought back in spirit while Tony is trapped in Mephisto's Realm in the ''Iron Man: Legacy of Doom'' run. After cruelly and viciously castigating Tony, Howard sneers, "You're no son of mine."
** Made worse when Tony's inner monologue includes the thought "I'd heard it before." Yes. Even ''hell'' couldn't conjure up a father more emotionally cruel than Tony's actual father. And Tony ''still'' [[{{Tearjerker}} couldn't bring himself]] to attack his own father. [[spoiler:Until "Howard" [[NiceJobFixingItVillain tells Tony]] [[BerserkButton that he was a disappointment to his mother as well]].]]
* ComicBook/GreenArrow threw out his ward Roy Harper when he discovered Roy was a heroin addict and called him a no-good punk, then later acted proud as if ''he'' was responsible for Roy going cold turkey and beating his addiction, when it was really because of ComicBook/BlackCanary and Franchise/GreenLantern. Much later, after Roy's arm was cut off and his daughter was killed, Roy angrily lapsed into being a drug-addicted anti-hero before he was found and knocked out by [[Comicbook/{{Nightwing}} Dick Grayson]]. When he awoke, Roy discovered he had been strapped to a bed in St. Virgil's, a center for supervillains with substance abuse problems. Dick had done this with Black Canary's consent, who later flat out said that Roy was beyond help and washed her hands of him.
* After Klara Prast began talking to the plants on her farm (and they started ''responding''), her religious asshole parents not only disowned her, they sold her to an alcoholic creep who took her off to America to be his wife... at 11 years old. All manner of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse ensued. Thankfully, she later befriended the ComicBook/{{Runaways}}, who took her off to the future, where her asshole parents and abusive husband were both long dead.
%%* ''ComicBook/{{Princeless}}'': Devin's father went as far as saying that.
* Parodied in ''ComicBook/TheBojeffriesSaga'' in which Reth Bojeffries was disowned by his entire family after achieving literary fame with a memoir all about how much he hated them. When they're brought together again, they aren't reconciled. Instead his Uncle Festus kicks him to death, with the others' reactions ranging from apathy to AndThereWasMuchRejoicing.
* In ''ComicBook/BoosterGold'''s origin story, his mother disowned him when she realized that he was gambling, much like his father was. In one account, he took up gambling in order to pay for an expensive medical procedure to save his mother's life, which made the disownment much more heartbreaking, with his mother saying she would rather have died than live to see her son take up gambling for any reason.
* In the origin story for ''ComicBook/CaptainKlutz'', Captain-to-be Ringo Fonebone's father says this of his useless comic-book obsessed offspring.
* The ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' arc "American Son" ends with ComicBook/NormanOsborn loudly declaring that Harry Osborn was not his son, when Harry sided with Spider-Man against him. Considering that this came directly after Osborn attempted to have Harry ''killed'' in an effort to gain public sympathy, Harry didn't object. Recently, before he started working for Peter Parker's new company Parker Industries, Harry legally changed his last name to "Lyman", after his mother's maiden name.
* ''ComicBook/{{Three}}'': When Nestos returns home after he's denounced as a 'Trembler' (an outcast of Spartan society who showed cowardice) for failing to kill the Helots who killed his father, his widowed mother declares that her son never returned home and considers the man standing in front of her lower than her racing horses.
* Invoked in Franchise/{{Superman}} story arc ''Comicbook/NewKrypton''. When Superman and his aunt Alura are on the brink of fighting, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} tries to calm her mother down... but then Alura threatens to disown her daughter if Kara doesn't stand with her.
* ''ComicBook/{{Copperhead}}'': After his selfish actions result in his family being murdered [[spoiler:Floyd Sewell]] is exiled by his mother with this line.
* ''ComicBook/TheSandman'': Orpheus and Morpheus go through a mutual one. Orpheus refuses his father after Eurydice dies and Morpheus tries -- [[LackOfEmpathy in his own way]] -- to encourage him to live on. This wounds Morpheus' pride, so he ends up reciprocating. [[spoiler:It takes the two roughly two millennia to so much as talk with each other again, at which point both have matured considerably and are able to reconcile.]]
* In the ''ComicBook/XMen'' storyline "Grey's End", Elaine Grey, ComicBook/JeanGrey's mother, curses both Jean and Rachel with this before she is struck down by a Shi'ar Extermination Squad after the group murdered every last Grey.
* ''ComicBook/BlueIsTheWarmestColor'': Clémentine is disowned by her parents when they find her and Emma nude together.

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