Top 10 Heartbreaking Deaths in DC Comics

Even knowing most of ‘em would be back, these deaths still hurt. Welcome to and today we’re counting down the Top 10 Heartbreaking Deaths in DC Comics. For this list, we’re looking at times our beloved DC comics characters met a messy, untimely or tragic end. We’re discounting what we’ve decided to call “Death by Origin Story”, meaning characters who died as a part of the origin story of well-known heroes. Let’s face it, Thomas and Martha Wayne and Uncle Ben were created just to die, so we can hardly call their deaths “heartbreaking.”

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