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I think it's the fact that I do something different
and that I actually have some success with it.
That bothers a lot of people...
especially comics.
- Carrot Top

I think you can do anything with comics that you could
do in just about any art form.
- Harvey Pekar

It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that
I was spending so much money buying golden age comics
that I could only justify it if I got work in the media.
- Bill Mumy

A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics,
because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up.
- Neil Gaiman

 

I'd been familiar with comics, and I'd collected 'em when I was a kid,
but after I got into junior high school,
there wasn't much I was interested in.
- Harvey Pekar

It's business, selling comics, you work out what sells
and you don't want to muck about with it too much.
- Eddie Campbell

Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass
communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.
- Scott McCloud

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A lot of times when I sit down with the other comics and try to talk theory,
they say I'm being too serious.
- Joel Hodgson

Comics is a language.
It's a language most people understand intuitively.
- Bill Griffith

But there's still an avenue for smaller comics and personal expression.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

Comics is a great medium to get a lot of stories out.
- Sergio Aragones

But with comics you're reading and assimilating an image simultaneously,
instead of just reading or watching the tube.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I read Superman comics when I was a kid.
- Robert Vaughn

So many comics have such low self-esteem.
- Debra Wilson

I have always loved horror very much.
I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery.
It was one of my first jobs writing for comics,
and I loved it.
- Sergio Aragones

Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had
some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr.
- Bill Griffith

I've done illustration on the side.
But other than that, comics have been my main things.
- Jaime Hernandez

I still collect comics.
I still have a great love and respect for the genre.
- Thomas Jane

I love the medium and I love individual comics,
but the business is nothing I would be proud of.
- Daniel Clowes

I think comics have far more potential than a lot of people realize.
- Harvey Pekar

The misconception is that standup comics are always on.
I don't know any really funny comics that are annoying
and constantly trying to be funny all the time.
- Joe Rogan

I'm going to take over on the Techno Comics so I'm
going to be dealing in the children's merchandising type department.
But that's just setting it up and having somebody run it.
- Majel Barrett

My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up.
- Brandon Routh

I never was really into comics as a child,
and I think if you miss the boat when you're a kid,
you don't necessarily pick up on it when you're an adult.
- Victoria Pratt

I decided I was going to tell these stories.
I went around and met Crumb.
He was the cartoonist.
I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

The reason I love comics more than anything else is
that the longest story will be just a few pages.
With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.
- Sergio Aragones

Comics as art.
I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories.
Simple.
Basic.
Let the characters have the excitement,
not the package.
That's where I come from.
- Jaime Hernandez

I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look;
this sort of photographic realism,
but with a certain abstraction that comics can give.
It's kind of a fine line.
- Daniel Clowes

Comics? Honestly, that's more a matter of nostalgia for me.
I think most of that energy has gone to my love of
literature and my love of film.
- Jonathan Lethem

When you're drawing comics, you get very involved in
how the story is going to develop and you spend more
time daydreaming on that particular subject.
- Sergio Aragones

Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books,
I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee,
who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
- Mickey Spillane

I'd love to see more equal representation of female
and male cartoonists on the comics page.
- Cathy Guisewite

To look back and know that I have had a pivotal role
in the development of comics is something I'm very proud of,
although it's not something I think about unless someone brings it up.
- Joe Simon

My jokes are in my head and I have a duplicate copy
of my jokes in a lot of British comics' heads,
where they are safe.
- Emo Philips

And I've never viewed comics as assignments for the client.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I love comics.
All I've been doing is reading every day,
sitting in the house.
Because I've not been feeling too good,
so I've been reading and reading.
- Jason Mewes

We grew out of the superhero comics,
but we still liked comics,
so we started putting our own experiences in the stories
we were doing for our own amusement.
- Gilbert Hernandez

I'm supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how,
which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.
- Art Spiegelman

I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history.
- Alison Bechdel

I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
- Shawn Ashmore

I didn't break into comics to write fairytales or crime comics.
- Mark Millar

I quit comics because I got completely sick of it.
I was drawing comics all the time and didn't have the
time or energy to do anything else.
That got to me in the end.
- Julie Doucet

Autobiographical comics, I love them.
I love them.
- Alison Bechdel

When people say 'What are underground comics?' I think
the best way you can define them is just the absolute freedom involved...
we didn't have anyone standing over us.
- Robert Crumb

I think all comics borrow from each other.
Only a few have an original voice, and I wasn't one of them.
In the end, I couldn't figure out who to steal from,
so I stopped doing it.
- Steve Buscemi

There hasn't been enough change in comics to suit me.
I don't know why exactly.
- Harvey Pekar

I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material
for various comics that were at the Windmill...
as well as my film job, I was under contract,
I was allowed to do that and everything.
- Val Guest

Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way.
Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level.
- Bill Griffith

I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind
of wandered away from the superhero stuff,
but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid.
- Jonathan Lethem

What made me want to go into doing comics was I was
working as a laborer with my father,
a gardener.
- Dan DeCarlo

At the end of the '60s, I was trying to enter the world of comics.
- Sergio Aragones

I don't want little kids reading my comics.
- Jhonen Vasquez

With comics you can put interesting and solid information
in a format that's pretty palatable.
- Joe Sacco

I love comic book movies, and Marvel Comics obviously are the best.
- Maria Menounos

My two biggest influences are Archie comics and Dennis the Menace.
- Gilbert Hernandez

We're comic.
We're all comics.
We live in a comic time.
And the worse it gets the more comic we are.
- William Gaddis

I don't laugh out loud at comics a lot.
- Dane Cook

I wasn't ever a huge fan of comics.
Just not one of those kids, you know?
- Gary Oldman

Well, don't tell Steve Niles but I just don't think horror works in comics.
- Robert Kirkman

Ever since I'm done with Zim everyone thinks that I'm
going to go back to comics.
I've been flooded with emails asking me if I'm working
on the new Johnny over and over again.
- Jhonen Vasquez

Things improved a little bit in the '80s;
there was kind of a revival of alternative comics,
but then they went downhill in the '90s.
- Harvey Pekar

Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America.
- Bill Griffith

The development of the comedy club industry destroyed
the uniqueness and intimacy of the profession but it
also created jobs for comics and bred some great performers.
- Marc Maron

It seemed to me you could do anything in comics.
So I started doing my thing, which is mainly influenced by novelists,
stand-up comedians, that sort of thing.
- Harvey Pekar

I have 15,000 comics in a warehouse,
all bagged individually.
- Method Man

For a while I felt very alone; sort of out there in the world of comics,
especially here in the States.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I must have been 3 years old or less,
and I remember paging through these comics,
trying to figure out the stories.
I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
- Daniel Clowes

I continue to be disappointed that people don't try
and diversify the kind of work they are doing in comics.
- Harvey Pekar

If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel
characters I would like to write.
- Garth Ennis

I could go through a lot of my old emails from when
I first started doing comics.
Back then the lowest age of fans was like 15 or 16
up to people in their 20's and 30's.
- Jhonen Vasquez

Stand-up comics reflect less of a visual humor and more of a commentary.
- Shel Silverstein


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