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 never thought that Spider-Man would become the world wide icon that he is.
Comic book should be written as one word.
You know what comic books are?
Once, I’d written a Western story, and one of the panels was just a hand holding a six-shooter, and there was a puff of smoke coming out of the barrel, and a straight horizontal line, indicating the trajectory of the bullet.
A superhero’s catchphrase should be like a really memorable advertising slogan.
If Shakespeare and Michelangelo were alive today, and if they decided to collaborate on a comic, Shakespeare would write the script and Michelangelo would draw it.
I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic-book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers.
I think I keep coming back mainly because I’m an idiot.
Now the comic books themselves have gotten better and better.
I would love us to do something with Will Smith, but I don’t know that he’s Captain America.
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 of more than two syllables.
Comics are not for kids and shouldn’t be written that way.