These DC heroes have made great sacrifices, with the firm purpose of saving the people, their environment, and even their destiny.
Throughout eight decades, the heroes and villains of DC Comics They have delivered epic stories that have marked the comic book industry and its fans alike, when heroes make great sacrifices.
However, in some of these passages, dilemmas have been raised in which the existence of planets and entire civilizations hang on an important decision, which leads to exchanging thousands or millions of lives for just one.
Discover in this list the heroes of the DC Universe who fulfilled their goal of saving their fellow men, with great sacrifices in the line of duty.
After being led into a death trap by a group of eco-terrorists, Green Arrow is trapped in a plane bound for metropoliswhich carries a bomb, of which the Goalkeeper Emerald he cannot take off his arm, because if that happens the bomb will explode.
Oliver What in He had the most difficult decision of his life, since if he dropped a bomb, he would kill millions of inhabitants in metropolis, Superman appears on the scene to find a solution to this problem, but Oliver decides that the best idea was to explode the bomb in the air, so neither Superman was able to avoid this heroic sacrifice.
After being the most important member of the Green Lantern Corps, hal Jordan became obsessed with returning to the town of Coast City to life, after the attack of hank henshaw (The Superman cyborg of Reign of the Supermen).
In his eagerness to obtain the power that would allow him to go back in time, Jordan becomes Parallax, but is stopped by Green Arrow initially. When sun eater fulfills its objective of devouring the sun of the universe, in the events of Final night, Jordan uses the power within himself to establish a new sun, which would lead to hal Jordan to the death.
One of the most impressive sacrifices within the Universe DC was the one of Supergirl in the events of Crisis on Infinite Earths(event with which a restart was given to the Universe DC). The Anti-Monitor sought to end the multiversesand for this a group of heroes arrive at their base to end their plans.
when the Anti Monitor manages to hurt Superman, Supergirl he goes to extreme measures and destroys the villain’s weapon of destruction, finishing him off. Supergirl manages to save his cousin, but this led him to give up his life on the battlefield
This is the death that has most impacted not only the DC Universebut to the comics industry that did not believe in 1993 that its greatest hero had lost his life.
Faced with the latent threat posed by doomsday for the inhabitants of several counties, and after ending the Justice League c.with one hand on the waist (literal) Superman he took on the task of stopping at all costs the wrath of doomsdayso in the heat of battle, the Iron Man decides to deal a fatal blow to Doomsday, who responded with the same coin, both dying on the spot.
To stop a threat like a Psycho-Pirate and the anti-matter cannon of the people of Qward, Barry Allen had to travel to the past to return as Flash, in another of the most shocking outcomes of Crisis on Infinite Earths.
While the Flash managed to get the Qwardians to stop supporting the Anti Monitor, Psycho-Pirate managed to fire the anti-matter cannon, forcing Flash to run as fast as possible to draw the weapon’s energy, leading to his physical demise. At this Wally West took up the mantle of the Scarlet Speedster.
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Source: DC Comics
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