- The murders of Dick and Babs, as well as the consequences they bring for Batman.
- The Reveal of the Big Bad's identity, as a beloved character is revealed to have fallen too far.
- The deaths of Kal-El's Amish parents, and poor Kal-El's despaired reaction.
- In Another Nail, the just-restored Oliver Queen has to sacrifice his new lease on life to save the universe, after just a final few apologies to his old friends and loved ones.
Tear Jerker / The Nail