What’s a superhero without a catchphrase? Whether it’s a declaration of victory, a warning of what’s to come, or simply a trademark interjection, catchphrases are as essential to our favorite guardians as capes and sidekicks. Check out the five best, ahead.
5. “Shazam!” — Billy Batson
Things get marvelous when an ordinary teen utters the shnazzy word.
4. “Hulk smash!” — The Hulk
His prepunch catchphrase is anything but flat.
3. “Oh, my stars and garters!” — Beast
A sign of astonishment, for sure.
2. “By the hoary hosts of Hoggoth!” — Doctor Strange
This postgraduate shoutout can invoke magical beings.
1. “Spoooooon!” — The Tick
He shouts this non sensical battle cry before forking you up.
BONUS: “Excelsior!” — Stan Lee
The original signoff for his monthly column.