The Death of Alfred

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#1 Posted by Jnr6Lil (8721 posts) - - Show Bio

Would this be a good storyline?

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#2 Posted by JediXMan (37168 posts) - - Show Bio

Only as an Elseworlds. I don't want to see that happen in mainstream continuity.

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#3 Posted by TheCrowbar (4397 posts) - - Show Bio

No.

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#4 Posted by KainScion (2991 posts) - - Show Bio

@JediXMan said:

Only as an Elseworlds. I don't want to see that happen in mainstream continuity.

agreed. with alfred gone bruce would lose it big time.

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#5 Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau (82985 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont want to see it happen but in truth it has potential for a great storyline.

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#6 Posted by Jnr6Lil (8721 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gambler said:

I dont want to see it happen but in truth it has potential for a great storyline.

That's how I'm feeling.

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#7 Posted by KnightRise (4811 posts) - - Show Bio

Absolutely not.

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#8 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45261 posts) - - Show Bio

Yep, kill him

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#9 Posted by lvenger (28732 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jnr6Lil said:

@Gambler said:

I dont want to see it happen but in truth it has potential for a great storyline.

That's how I'm feeling.

Same here.

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#10 Posted by TheAntiReVamp (396 posts) - - Show Bio

It would be interesting but that would never happen in the mainstream continuity.

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#11 Posted by The Poet (8646 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it would be an interesting story for like the Batman Beyond comics because they are set in the future and he's already dead by the time Terry comes along. I think a story could be built around that.

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#12 Posted by The Poet (8646 posts) - - Show Bio

But no on him dying in the mainstream. He is a fun character.

He was dying at one point, but I don't think any writer in his right mind would kill Alfred and make it permanent (they did kill him in the golden age, but brought him back as supervillain and then back as a butler).

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#13 Posted by AweSam (7527 posts) - - Show Bio

Didn't it already happen once, but it turned out he was alive the whole time?

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#14 Posted by mrdecepticonleader (19683 posts) - - Show Bio

@JediXMan said:

Only as an Elseworlds. I don't want to see that happen in mainstream continuity.

Pretty much this,I dont want to see it happen in the main continuity,but it would it would be interesting to see it happen.

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#15 Posted by Madame_Mist (1338 posts) - - Show Bio

He's like the Aunt May of Batman. They never die.

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#16 Posted by The Stegman (35546 posts) - - Show Bio

Isn't he already dead in Batman Beyond?

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#17 Posted by Twentyfive (3057 posts) - - Show Bio

I wouldn't mind one way or the other.

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#18 Posted by The_Thunderer (3120 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gambler said:

I dont want to see it happen but in truth it has potential for a great storyline.

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#19 Posted by polo327 (60 posts) - - Show Bio

Scott Snyder could probably pull it off.

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#20 Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek (21617 posts) - - Show Bio

It would be good if it was a major part of a storyline, but not an entire storyline by itself.

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#21 Posted by jakob187 (1030 posts) - - Show Bio

Alfred can never die.

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#22 Posted by TERMINATOR1000 (1196 posts) - - Show Bio

I would say no because wasn't Alfred one of Bruce Waynes mentors?

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#23 Posted by nickthedevil (14901 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it was said before: It has very good promise as a story.

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#24 Posted by TheCrowbar (4397 posts) - - Show Bio

It's not a good idea, for the simple reason the corner stone of your story is "Kill Alfred" and there's nothing to tell me more/enough to say that's a good plot or not.

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#25 Posted by Imagine_Man15 (1809 posts) - - Show Bio

It's something that I would only ever be ok with if it were very significant, and a VERY well written story

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#26 Posted by Funrush (1479 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gambler said:

I dont want to see it happen but in truth it has potential for a great storyline.

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#27 Posted by FourthDeity (2244 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jonny_Anonymous said:

Yep, kill him
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#28 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17180 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally I think it would be really sad if it happened in the main run but if the story was good enough it could be worth it.

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#29 Posted by Mercy_ (94505 posts) - - Show Bio
@jakob187

Alfred can never die.

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#30 Posted by TERMINATOR1000 (1196 posts) - - Show Bio

That would be odd if Alfed died, even though he is an old man.... I just wonder how Batman aka Bruce Wayne would handle it.

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#31 Posted by the_tree (8608 posts) - - Show Bio

Nope. In an alternate universe it's okay, but Alfred is sacred, like Aunt May. If they were to kill him, I'd be tremendously upset, and there wouldn't be a "non-stupid" way of bringing him back to life. If it ever does happen, you can be guaranteed I'll be prepping my torches to go after the people behind such a story.

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#33 Posted by Liara (433 posts) - - Show Bio

it would be interesting but like most here already said, just in the mainstream.

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#34 Posted by cbeavers2 (20 posts) - - Show Bio

You know it's odd how many people have never thought of this. I mean look at how many of Batman's enemies know his identity. Now think about how intelligent so many of his enemies are yet its rare that Alfred finds himself in any real danger. As to the question of how Bruce would react just look at the way he reacted to Jason's death. he dealt with things in a darker way after that. Now add to that change the fact that it would crush the entire bat family and destroy Bruces constant anchor to humanity. it would have to be a murder though. I think it would be an interesting way to kill a villian. i fully believe batman would kill for alfred. that wouldake him either become supervigilant like azreal did or retire the cowl. batman inc could make it work. just bruce saying im done being batman and not having alfred to tell him otherwise.

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#35 Posted by DocFatalis (1451 posts) - - Show Bio

@Jnr6Lil said:

Would this be a good storyline?

It had better be the best story ever, because I would never forgive them.

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#36 Posted by Rumble Man (11197 posts) - - Show Bio

No ill till towards ya'll but consider yourself lucky to be protected by the first amendment

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#37 Posted by The Poet (8646 posts) - - Show Bio

@AweSam said:

Didn't it already happen once, but it turned out he was alive the whole time?

yep. He became Outsider, fought batman, and then returned to normal after a little bit.

@The Stegman said:

Isn't he already dead in Batman Beyond?

yep

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#38 Posted by Jnr6Lil (8721 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes but when I say died, I meant murdered.

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#39 Posted by rogue_mar1e (20180 posts) - - Show Bio

No ~

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#40 Posted by umbrafeline (5919 posts) - - Show Bio

without alfred, wayne manor would fall into disrepair

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#41 Posted by TDK_1997 (17263 posts) - - Show Bio

Nah.Alfred can't die.He's immortal.

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#42 Posted by thespideyguy (2770 posts) - - Show Bio

It seems more like a spidey story.

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#43 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29887 posts) - - Show Bio

Alfred is far more essential than Aunt May will ever be, for the posts in this thread that keep comparing them.

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#44 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (18985 posts) - - Show Bio

He died and was back because he loved Bruce and Dick so much he beat death.

Yeah, he beat death.

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#45 Posted by Crom-Cruach (8935 posts) - - Show Bio

Alfred is like a Highlander, the only thing that can kill him is another Alfred.

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