The reason I wanted to write Captain America was, I’m a military brat.
Everything I write comes from the character and what it is.
We’re still such the pop culture stepchild in that we’re very much always really antsy that this worldwide popularity of comic books is somehow going to go away, that we’re always just one flop movie away from it all being taken away from us or something.
The people who grew up reading comics are now in charge of pop culture and they’re not going to suddenly stop reading comics.
For my money, nothing beats printed comics and graphic novels, but the new technology offers one big advantage that makes it very appealing… the direct distribution of content to the reader/viewer.
The reason is if you look at the generation now in power in the entertainment industry, they grew up with comics as serious stuff.
People often compare comics scripting to screenwriting, but I always think comics scripts are like writing pulp poetry.
An editor is always going to be more impressed by a good story that just stands on its own, then they are by the 1000th Batman idea they get that week.