For decades, comic books and graphic novels have been delivering audiences exciting, action-packed, and emotionally rewarding storylines, whether they are coming from major publishers or independent studios. With books from Marvel or DC Comics, the decades of stories featuring characters can lead to some surprising reveals, while independent publishers can push boundaries in telling intimate stories in ambitious ways. To celebrate the accomplishments of the medium in all of its forms, comic fans took to Twitter to share the moments that had a major emotional impact on them using the hashtag #ComicThatMadeMeCry, leading to fans opening up about these moments and their personal impact.
Marvel and DC Comics writer Gail Simone kicked off the trend, posing the question to her followers to share the touching moments. The hashtag was bombarded with posts, quickly making it one of the top trending topics on Twitter for the day.
Scroll down to see the comic book moments that had the biggest impact on fans.
Many Saga Moments
This #ComicThatMadeMeCry destroyed me. Deadpool has just been kicked off the Avengers and Deadpool instead of wallowing in despair spends an entire day with this suicidal girl taking her on missions and even to Hamilton. He ends it by taking her to the hospital pic.twitter.com/fq7KeDYTfv— Skootish (@Skootish99) June 3, 2019
Ultimate Peter Parker
Don't Forget Spider-Man
I have teared up at several of the superhero books already mentioned but my choice is "For Better Or For Worse: Starting From Scratch." If the death of Farley doesn't make you well up you have no soul. #ComicThatMadeMeCry pic.twitter.com/Tflw70AHKj— Jeff (@jeffwontshutup) June 3, 2019
Many Geoff Johns Moments
Fantastic Four Every Time
Doctor Strange Really Got Me
Doctor Strange #383 by @Doncates. I was crying again just looking it up. The events leading up to this were very sad, but this act (and the response to it) really got me. #ComicThatMadeMeCry pic.twitter.com/1wdWLp0rLA— HaroldJ (@HaroldJ_NEPA) June 3, 2019
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