What would you consider the greatest quote in comic books to be?

Spazyfool
Spazyfool

What would you consider the greatest quote in comic books to be?

Im torn between

"With great power there must also come great responsibility"

and

"This is an imaginary story. Aren't they all?"

girlDog
girlDog

@Spazyfool
HORSECOCK!

likme
likme

@Spazyfool
Bueno

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

Th-there's hope...There is ALWAYS hope...

Time to save the world!

Lunatick
Lunatick

And there's nothing a teacher wants more then a student who surpasses her.

Closely followed by madness is the emergency exit.

Soft_member
Soft_member

@Evilember
why was Final Crisis so lit?

Bidwell
Bidwell

"Is that a monkey?"
"He's got a gun!"

Crazy_Nice
Crazy_Nice

This page always gives me goosebumps

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

@PackManBrainlure
And then Jessie robbed a bank right after this arc.

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

Martha

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

@Lunatick
Oh that pshyic aids stuff in that hellblazer issue was pretty good to I can't remember the exact line though.

Methshot
Methshot

The weed of crime bears bitter fruit.

Snarelure
Snarelure

I find myself enjoying "The end" more and more.

Burnblaze
Burnblaze

@GoogleCat
This.

cum2soon
cum2soon

It's not a positive one, but it's one of the best ones to sum up Norman Osborn.

"Glad I never washed this uniform. Smells Death, blonds and victory."

FastChef
FastChef

@Firespawn
I've always wondered if Punisher 2099's dialouge was supposed to be tongue in cheek or if the writer was really trying to make him all gritty

I have a sneaking suspicion it's the latter not the former.

Sir_Gallonhead
Sir_Gallonhead

@Spazyfool
NYYAARRRGGGG

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

@FastChef
The level of self-awareness seemed to vary from page to page, but there was definitely a satiric streak in that book

Methshot
Methshot

@Spazyfool
"My first poopy was my best poopy."

Firespawn
Firespawn

"He wished for a happy ending"

Spazyfool
Spazyfool

@SniperGod
One of the most cringe inducing lines I've ever come across.

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

@Spazyfool
"With great power there must also come great responsibility"
Is there an elseworld story where Spiderman startet forcing new people developing super powers in becoming super heroes with out their consent, since superhumans are oblidged to do good or otherwise are seen as villains in his eyes?

Poker_Star
Poker_Star

@SniperGod
jesus no

CouchChiller
CouchChiller

@SniperGod
this'll get em blogging

pure fucking cringe

JunkTop
JunkTop

"You're all Superman now"

Fuzzy_Logic
Fuzzy_Logic

@SniperGod
Christ alive.

I get that they're trying to go with some Movie synergy here in trying to give him a funny line a la Guardians of the Galaxy's character banter but fuck me is this an awful attempt.

I really wish they wouldn't. For some characters, like Stark, it's great. Nor for Doc Strange.

Speaking of Stark, I wish they'd get the style of humour right at fucking least.

RDJ's Stark when written at his best plays the humour in a very dry way, with some of his amusing lines just being in the middle of a sentence.

I love the MCU but I hate what it's done to Marvels comics.

massdebater
massdebater

@SomethingNew
Dystopian future where Spiderman runs the superhuman police
All superhumans are forcibly conscripted or hunted down
This would be so good

likme
likme

@Spazyfool
Superman will never hand you a bottle of whisky while reassuring you that everything will be okay

Need_TLC
Need_TLC

@Fuzzy_Logic
To be fair, Strange is talking to Stark there.

Sharpcharm
Sharpcharm

@Need_TLC
How does that make this line any less cringey?

DeathDog
DeathDog

@Sharpcharm
It doesn't, it just gives you a reason behind it.

Nojokur
Nojokur

@Sharpcharm
Wasn't he just repeating what Stark told him earlier, IIRC?

Illusionz
Illusionz

@SniperGod
Is there a character marvel hasn't ruined in the last decade?

Sir_Gallonhead
Sir_Gallonhead

@Nojokur
That doesn't make it any better

Evil_kitten
Evil_kitten

@Nojokur
Yep.

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

@Need_TLC
I dunno, call me weird, but with a title like "SORCERER SUPREME" I'd want a little less levity out of him.

Besides, I've always seen most of Stark's Quips as him more amusing himself than trying to make the people around him laugh, but maybe that's just me.

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

I dunno Phil, are you a nigger?

5mileys
5mileys

@BlogWobbles
Yeah the quote doesn't work for Tony either. It's more like a spiderman quip, it's a little too teenage fangirly. Tony would say something like
love the beard, we must go to the same barber.
In a super dry, deadpan way

Methnerd
Methnerd

"It's not who I'm underneath, but what I do that defines me"
Literally kino

Supergrass
Supergrass

@Spazyfool
"Goodnight, bat-signal. Goodnight, stars in the big night sky. Goodnight. Goodbye. Goodnight."

happy_sad
happy_sad

is this based or cringe Sheeky Forums?

idontknow
idontknow

@Sharpcharm
It was a callback to one of Stark's earlier lines.
Of course, the correct way to follow that up would be "...Christ, Strange, work on your delivery."

TechHater
TechHater

@happy_sad
Captain No-Compromise Libertarian is confirmed cringe

AwesomeTucker
AwesomeTucker

@happy_sad
A version of that quote showed up in Civil War, I just remembered

Lunatick
Lunatick

@happy_sad
It's retarded and has become a way for people who act like cunts just because they feel like it to justify their cuntiness.

Inmate
Inmate

@happy_sad
"I'm just standing up for what I believe regardless of consequences or societal pressure"
-KKK, WBC, US Nazi Party, /pol/, tumblr, Manson, McVeigh, ISIS, Jared Fogel [joint statement]

VisualMaster
VisualMaster

@happy_sad
fuck what the NATION decides, this got-damn country was founded by slaveholdin' men who believed in standing up for their PRINCIPLES

Crazy_Nice
Crazy_Nice

@Methnerd
Thanks for remindingme how stupid Christian Bale looked and sounded in those movies.

massdebater
massdebater

@Crazy_Nice
WHERE ARE THEY?!

Firespawn
Firespawn

@happy_sad

Technically, it doesn't say to ignore the opinions of others. Just that you have to stand your ground if you KNOW you're right. He doesn't say anything about how to know you're right. Just that if you're right, don't bend to pressure.

Booteefool
Booteefool

@happy_sad
Its sort of out of character for Cap. This is a guy who watched his buddies die face down in the muck on behalf of his government. I really doubt he would be all gung-ho about people deciding that their own principles are more important than what society tells them to do.

haveahappyday
haveahappyday

@Firespawn
"I know I'm right." -Jerry Sandusky, balls-deep in a minor

kizzmybutt
kizzmybutt

@Crazy_Nice
WHURS-THE-TRIGGRRRR

Snarelure
Snarelure

@AwesomeTucker
hows it work in the movie?

Emberburn
Emberburn

C-List to Stratosphere

One Panel and One Follow-up Issue

StonedTime
StonedTime

@Spazyfool
tfw your edit has been reposted by multiple people
At least I've done one good thing in this life time.
Anyway, best quote for me would be just about anything that came out of Cap's mouth during the good the bad and the ugly.

BinaryMan
BinaryMan

@Emberburn
this guy gets it

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

This one allways gets me.

Carnalpleasure
Carnalpleasure

@Snarelure
Sharon Carter says it at Peggy's funeral. I can't remember the specifics of what she says, but I guess Peggy said it to her when she was a youngin' and asking why she stuck with the military or something.

Skullbone
Skullbone

@Snarelure
An abridged version of it is read out at Peggy's funeral.

Nojokur
Nojokur

@Snarelure
Pretty well, since it's not Cap who says it. Sharon Carter gave it as part of her eulogy at Peggy's funeral.

Need_TLC
Need_TLC

@happy_sad
mfw there's a variation of this quote on Captain America Civil War

Booteefool
Booteefool

@happy_sad
Isn't this how Superman acted in Public Enemies?

MPmaster
MPmaster

@happy_sad

People raised on comic books write shitty political allegories.

likme
likme

@Need_TLC
But it's actually done pretty well though

Skullbone
Skullbone

"you got a lifetime"

whereismyname
whereismyname

I always liked this exchange

Illusionz
Illusionz

@Emberburn
My favorite Wolverine

idontknow
idontknow

@Crazy_Nice
I agree. Never has 8 words told a better story.

Evilember
Evilember

Obvious really, there are a bunch of great pieces of memorable text from Simonson's run

Flameblow
Flameblow

@Crazy_Nice
It's the next page that blows my mind. You can fucking hear the swelling music.

WebTool
WebTool

This is probably mine.

Bill is my waifu

TurtleCat
TurtleCat

@idontknow
You'd have no idea what it's trying to say if you didn't know about Superman though.

RumChicken
RumChicken

@Spazyfool
Come in out of the rain.

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

@TurtleCat
Pretty much everyone in the western world knows Superman though

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

@FastChef
Are you serious? How stupid do you have to be to not see the page you are referring to as a joke?

takes2long
takes2long

@TurtleCat
True. Never have 8 words distilled 70+ years of convoluted, often conflicting history into an iconic, mythical whole better, though.

likme
likme

10 minutes later and I can't think of anything but this.

BinaryMan
BinaryMan

@Flameblow
Even though the animated version was kind of poor, the theme it had was fucking godlike.

I adore that theme

whereismyname
whereismyname

@New_Cliche
Everytime I see this scene I think to myself, "that's some awesome stretchy, puncture proof fabric".

farquit
farquit

@Garbage Can Lid
You say that mate, but I remember the 90's. I remember the unironic over the top edgy designs that were supposed to be cool. I remember some of the cringy dialogue.

With the 90's you can never be too sure.

Gigastrength
Gigastrength

@Flameblow
That Zimmer theme from MoS is so perfect the way it builds.

Evilember
Evilember

The best quote in comics is "This isn't a mudhole, it's an operating table. And I'm the surgeon"

Stupidasole
Stupidasole

@Evilember
"They showed me the world only makes sense when you force it to."

Evil_kitten
Evil_kitten

@Emberburn

The panel is cool and super important but something about "I'm the best there is at what I do, and what I do isn't very nice" makes it just feel better.

iluvmen
iluvmen

@TechHater
@Inmate
@Lunatick
@VisualMaster
@haveahappyday
@Booteefool
ITT: Retards.

Carnalpleasure
Carnalpleasure

More Simonson goodness

SniperWish
SniperWish

@Booteefool
No it's not. He literally fought a war to stop a government that had wrought such hard control over its citizens that they would allow genocide instead of standing up for what they thought was right.

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

The best Cap quote isn't even said by him.

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

The whole ending of "He Stood Alone At Gjallerbru" gives me chills every single time.

happy_sad
happy_sad

@SniperWish
But what Cap's saying could be said by the same government to justify their position.

PackManBrainlure
PackManBrainlure

No It's Clobbering Time

disappointed Sheeky Forums

@Ignoramus

He also did "I'm loyal to nothing, except the dream" there

Miller is too fucking good.

Emberburn
Emberburn

@Spazyfool
"With great power there must also come great responsibility"
Given that Ditko was a hardcore Randian, did Stan write this just to piss him off?

TechHater
TechHater

@PackManBrainlure
is

JunkTop
JunkTop

@Ignoramus
Cap is generally at his best when he's just horrified over the america he swore to protect.

Bidwell
Bidwell

@PackManBrainlure
There is a stretch of time in the mid to late 80s that he was also writing circles around everyone.

StonedTime
StonedTime

@happy_sad
This line is much better. Everyone will agree

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