A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
I always wanted to fire rays out of my fingertips.
Lord of the Rings, I think, is far and away the most brilliantly done stuff.
There is an ancient legend which warns that, should we ever learn our true origin, our universe will instantly be destroyed.
It all depends on which side of the desk you're sitting on.
When someone writes to tell me something I've written made them laugh or cry, I've done my job and done it well. The rest is all semantics.
The most unrealistic thing I've ever read in comics is when some group of characters calls themselves the Brotherhood of Evil or the Masters of Evil. I don't believe any character believes their goals to be truly evil.
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story - a beginning, a middle, and an end.
I think there's something inherently dishonest in trying to go back and mess with the past.
I try to find what makes even the worst, most despicable character sympathetic at his or her core.
Art is always in the eyes of the beholder. Only posterity has the right to point out our mistakes.
I try not to violate what came before me and to leave lots of wiggle room for those who will follow.
When I got my first glimpse of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, my breath caught. In that single instant, he was Wolverine.
I've never sat down and thought about the difference between plot and theme. To me, that's never been important.
In these litigious times, if you're a beginner, it's becoming harder and harder to get your work to the people who might actually be able to hire you.
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