Obligatory favourite characters list

Favourite comic book/manga/anime characters.

List items

  • "I beat the devil. I beat all three of the bastards. And got them to cure my sodding lung cancer while I was at it."

  • "Madness is the emergency exit… you can just step outside, and close the door on all those dreadful things that happened. You can lock them away… forever."

  • "Shhh, my common sense is tingling!"

  • "I made a promise on the grave of my parents that I would rid this city of the evil that took their lives. By day, I am Bruce Wayne, billionaire philanthropist. At night, criminals, a cowardly and superstitious lot, call me... Batman."

  • "Do it? Dan, I'm not a Republic Serial villain. Do you seriously think I'd explain my masterstroke if there remained the slightest chance of you affecting its outcome? I did it thirty-five minutes ago."

  • "I heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed, life is harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in threatening world. Doctor says, 'Treatment is simple. The great clown Pagliacci is in town. Go see him. That should pick you up.' Man bursts into tears.'But doctor' He says, 'I am Pagliacci.' Good joke. Everybody laugh. Roll on snare drum. Curtains."

  • "Some of these guys can cause mass hysteria. Others walk through walls, ride sound-waves or do freaky shit with mirrors and paintings, but my super-power is just killing people. My special gift is just stopping people from breathing... and sometimes, that's scarier than every other power put together."

  • "With great power, there must also come great responsibility."

  • "Please. Like I don't know you by now. C'mooon. A trial? They will confirm what we all already know -- I am not well."

  • "It's time to prove to your friends that you're worth a damn. Sometimes that means dying, sometimes it means killing a whole lot of people."

  • "Once you realize what a joke everything is, being the Comedian is the only thing that makes sense."

  • "When you got a condition, it's bad to forget your medicine."

  • "I am Loki, whose whim brought Asgard crashing down. I am Loki, whose tongue was an anvil where the sharpest lies were forged. I am Loki, and I have things to say that you must know. I am Loki, who you must not trust."

  • "Surrender? SURRENDER??!! You think this letter on my head stands for FRANCE?!"

  • "There's a whole shelfload of Christian commentaries about how suffering is good for the soul. Have you read them? They're great fun."

  • "Sometimes I wonder which is the real me... this splendid metal skin I've created -- or the frail thing of flesh that wears it."

  • "... I'm Wolverine. I'm the best there is at what I do, but what I do best isn't very nice."

  • "Father. Mother. You were wrong. I will always treasure your memory, but you were wrong. I am subject to no man's laws. I. Am. Superman."

  • "It was a dark and stormy nightmare..."

  • "I'm strictly a bow and arrow type."

  • "As long as it doesn't kill me, college is a lot of fun."

  • "Devil-Man, Devil Man... does whatever a Devil-Man can..."

  • “Under normal circumstances, humans should have continued to evolve as the greatest creatures upon this earth, but we were actually regressing. A rotten world. Politics, law, education… Was there anybody around who could correct this world? But someone had to do it.”

  • "...I am the god of thunder, lord of the savage lightning, the very skies must tremble when speaks -- The Mighty Thor!"

  • "Killing's an art. And that makes me Picasso."

  • "An old man dies, a young woman lives. Fair trade."

  • "If I wanted to be dead, I would be. I don't want to die. I just don't care if I do."

  • "No more work for hire. From today, I'll decide who needs to die."

  • "Bang."

  • "Brother, you are messing with the wrong god-power-wielding dude. "

  • "Oh! My name is Daniel Rand. I am Iron Fist and I know Kung-Fu. Hi-yahh. "

  • "Just think of me as one of those crazy relatives you don't want visiting too often."

  • "There is a method to my madness, you know."

  • "They laugh at the law. But they don't laugh at me."

  • "I'm loyal to nothing, General -- except the Dream."

  • "Sorry for butting in... but when I get angry... I just can't control myself."

  • "You think you know me... Screw you."

  • "In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil's might, beware my power, Green Lantern's light!"

  • "I am death's angel. I am not death. Death comes unbidden, with or without my consent."

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  • "At my core, I wasn't a hero. I was a hunter."

  • "I hold to a simple philosophy: just assume everyone's a piece of crap and then be pleasantly surprised if you find anyone who ain't. "

  • "How many Gods will I have to kill today?"

  • "Little man. Can you outrace the Omega Sanction? The death that is life!"

  • "Galactus is and ever will be."

  • "I am Doom... destroyer of worlds... what Gods dare stand against me?"

  • "I got this...memory thing. I pick up anyone's moves just by seein' 'em. That's a lotta data. More'n my brain's got room for, I guess. So I...forget things. Things that ain't about combat, about survival. People, places...I can't remember what I did last week. By Monday, I probably won't remember this conversation. I wanted ta fight you 'cause...I thought if I remembered your moves, I might remember you. "

  • "Never doubt a raccoon."

  • "It's time for heroes who don't just patrol the world... they change it."

  • "No more mutants."

  • "The liver? Good choice! We'll have it first! With a nice Chianti... "

  • "I love only myself."

  • "I must have done something really bad in a previous life."

  • "I claim this diamond in the name of France and master thieves everywhere -- Uh...I mean...I will be returning this diamond to the museum! In the name of the X-Men! Sacre bleu. "

  • "Now with 100% more evil!"

  • "My name is Gorr, son of a nameless father, outcast from a forgotten world. I have slain my way through multitudes to stand here at the genesis of all things. Blackened by vengeance, wet with holy blood. One simple dream still strong in my heart... the dream of a godless age."

  • "My name is Luther Strode, and I have talents."

  • "Hey, kids! Get off my lawn!"

  • "I am Gladiator. And I have sworn to serve."

  • "Peachy keen!"

  • "I am Mars' sole survivor. There is a reason for that."

  • "I was General Thunderbolt Ross. I became the very thing I hated most in life. I am the Red Hulk. And for all I've done... I deserve to die..."

  • "...Will mankind ever understand that Namor goes where he pleases?"

  • "Hey, kid. Name's The Flash, nice to meet ya. "

  • "An Amazon does not take kindly to having her home threatened."