Achilles, without his heel, you wouldn’t even know his name today.
If the character can do no wrong and is perfect in every way, he is not a terribly interesting character.
I’m probably the quintessential hack writer. I don’t get inspirations as such. And when I don’t have something to write,… [+]
I never thought that Spider-Man would become the world wide icon that he is. I just hoped the books would… [+]
Comic book should be written as one word. So from now on, I want you to remember that. I never… [+]
You know what comic books are? They’re nice. That’s the best word I can think of.
Once, I’d written a Western story, and one of the panels was just a hand holding a six-shooter, and there… [+]
A superhero’s catchphrase should be like a really memorable advertising slogan. It sticks in your head and you can’t stop… [+]
If Shakespeare and Michelangelo were alive today, and if they decided to collaborate on a comic, Shakespeare would write the… [+]
I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic-book writer while other people were building bridges or going… [+]
I think I keep coming back mainly because I’m an idiot.
Now the comic books themselves have gotten better and better. Because more and more top writers and top artists, who… [+]
I would love us to do something with Will Smith, but I don’t know that he’s Captain America. That would… [+]
The movie made a fortune, but it could have made as twice as much if I had a speaking line.
I had a publisher who felt comics were just for little kiddies, so he never wanted me to use words… [+]
Comics are not for kids and shouldn’t be written that way.