I was a very fearful little kid, and I would always see the worst in everything. The glass was half-empty. I would see people kissing, and I would think one was trying to bite the other.
When you see somebody who's got a complaining personality, it usually means that they had some vision of what things could be, and they're constantly disappointed by that. I think that would be the camp that I would fall into - constantly horrified by the things people do.
I try personally not to be nostalgic.
You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic that a photograph doesn't really have. A photograph, even if it's connecting with you, it seems very dead on the page sometimes.
Yeah, I don't necessarily like endings that contrive an artificial moment of completion.
Superman's always chasing after someone who just mugged somebody, and I've never seen that happen in my life.
I love the medium and I love individual comics, but the business is nothing I would be proud of.
I tend to be the type who is overly polite and sort of ingratiating to other people.
I'm a fan of parchment and wood pulp.
Nobody else feels the same way about your dog that you do.
People seem to need a likable protagonist more than ever.
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.
I'm more interested in characters who are a little difficult.
In a movie, you have to be mindful that no budget is going to be able to deal with running around the globe at every whim of the writer.
I originally just wanted to be an artist.
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