William Booth - I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
[ Appreciate Back Body Called Comic Could Elastic Fully His Kid Ladies Long Make Man Now Plastic Popular Pretty Probably Remember Strip Thinking Wanted Youngster]
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Jack Bruce - We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him.
[ Because Brother Comics Condo Get Go Got Him Home Jealous Living Lucas Made Mile Other Ranch Ride Robin Still Time Williams]
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Joe Cronin - The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion.
[ Burlesque Comic Emotion Feel Film Films First Full Lot Meanings Part Represents Second Silent Tenderness Think Those]
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Sam Donaldson - I provide a little comic relief.
[ Comic Little Provide Relief]
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George Dzundza - As a brunette, I had previously been this serious actress. Then I became a blonde and got to play a completely different, comic role.
[ Actress Became Been Blonde Brunette Comic Completely Different Got Had Play Previously Role Serious Then]
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Bronislaw Geremek - At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing.
[ Book Comic Daredevil Know Known Reader Same Thing Time Unless]
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Germanicus - Listen, people like Brian Bendis did great things for comic readers, great things for comic readers.
[ Brian Comic Did Great Listen Readers Things]
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Alexi Giannoulias - At the end of the '60s, I was trying to enter the world of comics.
[ Comics End Enter Trying World]
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Andy Gibb - Comics is a great medium to get a lot of stories out.
[ Comics Get Great Lot Medium Out Stories]
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John Gibbon - I have always loved horror very much. I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery. It was one of my first jobs writing for comics, and I loved it.
[ Always Comics Dc First Horror House Jobs Loved Much Mystery Stories Used Very Write Writing]
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Althea Gibson - The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.
[ Anything Comics Else Few Get Happening Just Longest Love Many More Novel Pages Reason Story Takes Than Thing Will]
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Edmund Gibson - When you're drawing comics, you get very involved in how the story is going to develop and you spend more time daydreaming on that particular subject.
[ Comics Daydreaming Develop Drawing Get Going How Involved More Particular Spend Story Subject Time Very]
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Chris Hadfield - Dante didn't work out, and then we found Ryan. He worked at a comic, record and toy store in Fremont.
[ Comic Dante Found Out Record Ryan Store Then Toy Work Worked]
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Jared Harris - Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused.
[ Books Comic Graphic Great Incredibly Medium Novels]
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Marvin Harris - I'm not a comic book guy at all.
[ Book Comic Guy]
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Thor Heyerdahl - Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
[ Books Brother Chronicles Comic Growing Mother Read Those Twin Up Used]
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Hiawatha - I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
[ Before Comics Ever Films Involved Long Read]
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Jeffrey Hunter - And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face.
[ Character Comic Custard Ends Ever Face Hardly Him His Interesting Pie Up]
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Susan Oliver - I'm going to take over on the Techno Comics so I'm going to be dealing in the children's merchandising type department. But that's just setting it up and having somebody run it.
[ Children Comics Dealing Department Going Having Just Merchandising Over Run Setting Somebody Take Techno Type Up]
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Ken Olsen - We're having the first computer-generated comic strip in the United States.
[ Comic First Having States Strip United]
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Robert Patterson - I mean, I guess I started during the comedy boom, so it was literally like, on Sunday you could decide you wanted to be a comic, and on Monday, you could be on stage.
[ Boom Comedy Comic Could Decide During Guess Literally Mean Monday Stage Started Sunday Wanted]
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Alice Paul - I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it.
[ Certain Comedians Comic Else Importance Know Knowledge May Montreal Much Presumed Someone Things Thought Too Understands]
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Winona Ryder - Autobiographical comics, I love them. I love them.
[ Autobiographical Comics Love Them]
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Mark Rylance - But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
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Joe Sacco - I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history.
[ Comes Comics History Illiterate Pretty]
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Carl Sagan - Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out.
[ Always Comic Cranking Keep Know Out Strip Trying Well Working]
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Bob Saget - Writing this book feels like a completely different activity from writing my comic strip because it's about real life. I feel like I'm using a part of my brain that's been dormant until now.
[ Activity Because Been Book Brain Comic Completely Different Dormant Feel Feels Life Now Part Real Strip Until Using Writing]
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Edwin Starr - I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands.
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
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Kenneth Starr - The drawing and the crafting of the story are fun, but it's the overall meaning that matters to me. It might escape some people who just want to read a comic, and that's fine. The overall meaning is what matters.
[ Comic Crafting Drawing Escape Fine Fun Just Matters Meaning Might Overall Read Some Story Want]
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Ted Turner - A situation is always comic if it participates simultaneously in two series of events which are absolutely independent of each other, and if it can be interpreted in two quite different meanings.
[ Absolutely Always Comic Different Each Events Independent Interpreted Meanings Other Participates Quite Series Simultaneously Situation Two Which]
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Alexander Walker - I don't consider myself a comic but a performer. A comic tells bad jokes.
[ Bad Comic Consider Jokes Myself Performer Tells]
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- Every comic is really a frustrated rock star.
[ Comic Every Frustrated Really Rock Star]
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- The thing I thought about doing it was it's Comic Relief and you've got to be funny. So although I did try to sing properly it obviously has hilarious results when you can't sing.
[ Although Comic Did Doing Funny Got Hilarious Obviously Properly Relief Results Sing Thing Thought Try]
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- The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
[ Comic Dying Go Page Want]
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- Alan Moore does have a sheen of class. He's a smart guy, and I'm sure there was a metaphoric level, I'm not denying that, but let's face it. the main reason he was doing a super-hero comic was because he was working for a super-hero comic book company.
[ Alan Because Book Class Comic Company Denying Does Doing Face Guy Level Main Metaphoric Moore Reason Sheen Smart Sure Working]
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- I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar.
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
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- I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years.
[ Been Before Begun Comics Course Crumb Dc Degree Had Influence Interests Main Marvel Other Reading Shortly Some Stuff Teenage Underground Years]
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- I am a comic writer, which means I get to slay the dragons, and shoot the bull.
[ Am Bull Comic Dragons Get Means Shoot Slay Which Writer]
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- I think all comics borrow from each other. Only a few have an original voice, and I wasn't one of them. In the end, I couldn't figure out who to steal from, so I stopped doing it.
[ Borrow Comics Doing Each End Few Figure Only Original Other Out Steal Stopped Them Think Voice]
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- I think that every sexual position is fundamentally comic.
[ Comic Every Fundamentally Position Sexual Think]
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- A comic can be aesthetically beautiful. I think they captured it beautifully and accurately.
[ Accurately Aesthetically Beautiful Beautifully Captured Comic Think]
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- It's business, selling comics, you work out what sells and you don't want to muck about with it too much.
[ Business Comics Much Muck Out Selling Sells Too Want Work]
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- When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.
[ Badge Comedian Comic Did Honor Relief Show]
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- In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
[ Always Comic First Left Person Speaks Strips]
Topic: Funny
- Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part.
[ Before Books Comic Common Constantly Earlier Finding Had Much New Our Part Quentin Relationship Something Talking Them Think Were]
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- If I had never ventured beyond being a stand-up comic, then I would be sitting in my house today working on my Leonardo DiCaprio impression.
[ Being Beyond Comic Had House Impression Leonardo Never Sitting Stand-Up Then Today Ventured Working Would]
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- Years have passed since I have set foot in a comedy club. If the comic is doing badly it's painful, and if the comic is doing brilliantly, it's extremely painful.
[ Badly Brilliantly Club Comedy Comic Doing Extremely Foot Painful Passed Set Since Years]
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- Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story.
[ Books Comic Just Means Story Tell Were]
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- I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved. When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out, that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories, a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there.
[ Box Came Childhood Comics Contained Found Had Memories Old Opened Out Paper Pouring Remaining Rush Saved Seemed Self Sense Smell Struck Up Which]
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- I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from.
[ Actor Also Barker Comic Death Encouraging Friendly Great Hear Learn Presence Ronnie Sad Started Such Television Very Warm]
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- 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.
[ Abstraction Certain Comics Fine Give Kind Line Look Photographic Realism Sort Vision Want Way]
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- I love the medium and I love individual comics, but the business is nothing I would be proud of.
[ Business Comics Individual Love Medium Nothing Proud Would]
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- I must have been 3 years old or less, and I remember paging through these comics, trying to figure out the stories. I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
[ Been Comics Figure Less Made Must Old Out Own Read Remember Stories These Through Trying Up Words Years]
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- It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books - their instant, preconceived notions of what that means.
[ Adults Books Business Comic Draw Embarrassing Instant Involved Mainstream Means Notions Other Preconceived Same Still Tell Their Thing Very]
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- 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.
[ Comic Connecting Dead Even Give Kind Life Page Photograph Really Seems Some Sometimes Spark Very]
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- I don't laugh out loud at comics a lot.
[ Comics Laugh Lot Loud Out]
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- When people say 'What are underground comics?' I think the best way you can define them is just the absolute freedom involved... we didn't have anyone standing over us.
[ Absolute Anyone Best Comics Define Freedom Involved Just Over Say Standing Them Think Underground Us Way]
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- Of course, I started really being a comics fan with the underground stuff in the '70s.
[ Being Comics Course Fan Really Started Stuff Underground]
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- We probably put about four or five comic books out a year and probably about two or three art books and various trade paperbacks - maybe four or five of those a year - and that's what we do now.
[ Art Books Comic Five Four Maybe Now Out Paperbacks Probably Put Those Three Trade Two Various Year]
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- Whether I'm doing music or I'm walking down the street or I'm in a record store buying a record or I walk into a comic store and I'm buying comics or having a drink with my friends, it's the same me.
[ Buying Comic Comics Doing Down Drink Friends Having Into Music Record Same Store Street Walk Walking Whether]
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- I have worked with a great many comedians as opposed to comics, although I have worked with comics as well, I make the distinction.
[ Although Comedians Comics Distinction Great Make Many Opposed Well Worked]
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- I see myself as a comic but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs.
[ Acting Comic Gigs Helps Myself See Sell Tickets]
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- I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought.
[ Any Because Big Book Boys Brought Comic Couple Had Illustrations Influenced Norman Other Rockwell Samples These]
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- Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book.
[ Archie Book Comic Could Day Decided Father Goldwater Got His Later Ok Richard See Showed Take Then Two]
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- What made me want to go into doing comics was I was working as a laborer with my father, a gardener.
[ Comics Doing Father Gardener Go Into Laborer Made Want Working]
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- You can (be a middle-aged comic) if you work very hard at it, because comedy is really hard.
[ Because Comedy Comic Hard Middle-Aged Really Very Work]
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- We're kind of the comic relief of this movie because most of the stories are very dark. And that's why these plays were so great, because it's such a dark, dark universe that it becomes funny because it's just too pathetic.
[ Because Becomes Comic Dark Funny Great Just Kind Most Movie Pathetic Plays Relief Stories Such These Too Universe Very Were Why]
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- Before I was known, I would go on stage and pretend I was other people. Once I pretended I was mentally handicapped. It was really wrong. One time I was a bad magician. And one time I pretended I was a Christian comic.
[ Bad Before Christian Comic Go Handicapped Known Magician Mentally Once Other Pretend Pretended Really Stage Time Would Wrong]
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- It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?
[ Adaptations Attempts Book Came Comic Crappy Different Done Film Just Kept Out Re-Release Something Superman These Thing Thinking Why]
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- I quit comics because I got completely sick of it. I was drawing comics all the time and didn't have the time or energy to do anything else. That got to me in the end.
[ Anything Because Comics Completely Drawing Else End Energy Got Quit Sick Time]
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- Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them.
[ Balance Based Care Characters Close Comic Emotionally Feel Funny More Parents Play Plays Sad Should Since Some Surreal Than Them Then]
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- The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
[ Comic Feeling Humor Opposite Perception]
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- I want to point out to adults that there is a world of good material available to you now in comic form - in this medium - and learn to give it your support because the more you support it, the better the material will be as it comes out.
[ Adults Available Because Better Comes Comic Form Give Good Learn Material Medium More Now Out Point Support Want Will World Your]
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- If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write.
[ Characters Comics Few Look Marvel Very Would Write]
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- Wouldn't want to write the X-Men, and I suppose the X-Men is the ultimate Marvel comic, and I really wouldn't want to go anywhere near it at all, although on the other had I wouldn't mind having a crack at something like the Punisher.
[ Although Anywhere Comic Crack Go Had Having Marvel Mind Near Other Really Something Suppose Ultimate Want Write X-Men]
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- My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
[ Comic Day Life Mother Next Potential Stories Tragedies Understand Us Wanted Your]
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- Kafka is still unrecognized. He thought he was a comic writer.
[ Comic Kafka Still Thought Writer]
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- Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
[ Adaptations Book Comic Films Go Most Out Rooted Saying Strip Want]
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- I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy.
[ Action Adventure Book Call Comic Fantasy Film Get Indiana Jones Mad Movie Star]
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- I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship.
[ Come Comic Context Love Opportunities Relationship Up]
Topic: Dad
- I'm the biggest nerd - I love comic books and stuff like that! I don't have any friends who are actresses. I only had one girlfriend when I was growing up. Most of my friends were boys. I was such a tomboy. I enjoyed doing guy things.
[ Actresses Any Biggest Books Boys Comic Doing Enjoyed Friends Girlfriend Growing Guy Had Love Most Nerd Only Stuff Such Things Tomboy Up Were]
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- We have to do a film parody for Comic Relief. We can't decide which film to parody at the moment. Any ideas welcome, but not Spiderman owing to costume being too tight.
[ Any Being Comic Costume Decide Film Ideas Moment Owing Parody Relief Spiderman Tight Too Welcome Which]
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- We're comic. We're all comics. We live in a comic time. And the worse it gets the more comic we are.
[ Comic Comics Gets Live More Time Worse]
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- A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics, because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up.
[ Because Comes Comics Easy Election Eroded Freedom Natural Nice Place Speech Target Up Whenever]
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- So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech.
[ Amendment Book Comic Comics Defense Fight Fighting First Freedom Fund Generally Legal Losing More Out Preserving Rights Sometimes Speech Winning]
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- We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers.
[ Amuse Comic However May Never Powers Respect Smile Their Those Us]
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- I'm not a comic. I'm a humorist.
[ Comic Humorist]
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- Comics is a language. It's a language most people understand intuitively.
[ Comics Intuitively Language Most Understand]
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- Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level.
[ Comics Condescending Elemental Everybody Level Loves Most Nancy Reduced Slightly Their Way]
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- I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art, if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York, until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other.
[ Art Brooklyn Call Comics East Eight Fine First New Other Painted Saw School Underground Until Village Went Years York]
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- Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America.
[ America Comics Culture Jazz Movies Rock Roll]
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- Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character.
[ Back Character Comic Developed Early Feisty Feminist Just Little Looking Lulu Really She Strip Thought Time]
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- Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr.
[ Abandoned Art Because Being Comics Fine Gogh Had Jr Romantic Some Then Van Vincent Vision]
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- I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That's what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life.
[ Before Called Comic Did Draw Hell Life Newspapers Plan Rest Simpsons Strip Syndicated Weekly Which]
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- I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material for various comics that were at the Windmill... as well as my film job, I was under contract, I was allowed to do that and everything.
[ Allowed Bits Comedy Comics Contract Everything Film Job Material Pieces Under Used Various Well Were Windmill Write]
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- I never thought Cathy would get married in the comic strip. And I also thought I would never get married.
[ Also Cathy Comic Get Married Never Strip Thought Would]
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- I'd love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page.
[ Cartoonists Comics Equal Female Love Male More Page Representation See]
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- Imagine my surprise when, after a lifetime of teaching me to keep personal things to myself, Mom insisted my drawings were the start of a comic strip for millions of people to enjoy.
[ After Comic Drawings Enjoy Imagine Insisted Keep Lifetime Millions Mom Myself Personal Start Strip Surprise Teaching Things Were]
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- We didn't have television until I was about eight years old, so it was either the movies or radio. A lot of radio drama. That was our television, you know. We had to use our imagination. So it was really those two things, and the comics, that I immersed myself in as a child.
[ Child Comics Drama Eight Either Had Imagination Immersed Know Lot Movies Myself Old Our Radio Really Television Things Those Two Until Use Years]
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- Most comic scriptwriters are very bad. The artists are good, but the writers are so bad.
[ Artists Bad Comic Good Most Very Writers]
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- Comic timing... is how to have a relationship with the camera and deal with the camera without looking like you are.
[ Camera Comic Deal How Looking Relationship Timing Without]
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- I've learned to look like I'm listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I'm actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head.
[ Actually Asleep Books Cartoons Comic Confusing Grocery Head Learned Listening Lists Long Look Making Plots Shopping Sound]
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- Dennis the Menace was probably the most realistic comic book ever done. No space aliens ever invaded!
[ Aliens Book Comic Dennis Done Ever Invaded Menace Most Probably Realistic Space]
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- My two biggest influences are Archie comics and Dennis the Menace.
[ Archie Biggest Comics Dennis Influences Menace Two]
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- We grew out of the superhero comics, but we still liked comics, so we started putting our own experiences in the stories we were doing for our own amusement.
[ Amusement Comics Doing Experiences Grew Liked Our Out Own Putting Started Still Stories Superhero Were]
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- We thought everybody read comics. We didn't know we were weird. We didn't know people that collected comics were strange. It was as normal as listening to rock music on the radio.
[ Collected Comics Everybody Know Listening Music Normal Radio Read Rock Strange Thought Weird Were]
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- Comics as art. I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories. Simple. Basic. Let the characters have the excitement, not the package. That's where I come from.
[ Art Basic Characters Come Comics Excitement Opportunity Package Simple Stories Tell Where]
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- I've done illustration on the side. But other than that, comics have been my main things.
[ Been Comics Done Illustration Main Other Side Than Things]
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- A lot of times when I sit down with the other comics and try to talk theory, they say I'm being too serious.
[ Being Comics Down Lot Other Say Serious Sit Talk Theory Times Too Try]
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- We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.
[ Been Books Comic Directed Great Gutenberg Had Invention Light Only Printing Proper Put Supposing Television]
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- I love being an older comic now. It's like being an old soccer or an old baseball player. You're in the Hall of Fame and it's nice, but you're no longer that person in the limelight on the spot doing that thing.
[ Baseball Being Comic Doing Fame Hall Limelight Longer Love Nice Now Old Older Person Player Soccer Spot Thing]
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- I was an avid radio fan when I was a boy, as well as a great lover of comic strips.
[ Avid Boy Comic Fan Great Lover Radio Strips Well]
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- There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism, such as comic strips and radio.
[ Comic Important Influences Journalism Life More Radio Strips Such Than Were]
Topic:
- When I was nine years old I use to copy ( not trace ) the covers of the Donald Duck comics. Many years later I became a close friend of Jack Hannah, the director of the Donald Duck film shorts.
[ Became Close Comics Copy Covers Director Donald Duck Film Friend Hannah Jack Later Many Nine Old Shorts Trace Use Years]
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- I still collect comics. I still have a great love and respect for the genre.
[ Collect Comics Genre Great Love Respect Still]
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- And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry.
[ Ability Analyze Any Character Charm Comedic Comic Could Dance Father Had Instrument Loved Musical Perform Play Poetry Sing Wonderfully]
Topic:
- I would like to feel that I have a range and that it's not just a matter of being a comic actor or a serious actor, because those are really artificial classifications, I think.
[ Actor Artificial Because Being Comic Feel Just Matter Range Really Serious Think Those Would]
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- Comics were going down for the second time and here, all of a sudden, came this thing and for the next fifteen years, romance comics were about the top sellers in the field; they outsold everything.
[ Came Comics Down Everything Field Fifteen Going Here Next Romance Second Sellers Sudden Thing Time Top Were Years]
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- For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.
[ Actually Adventure Artist Assignments Book Comic Coming Constantly English Industry Maybe Stories Strange These Up Wanted Work]
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- I'm sort of the comic relief after a hard day at work. My message is that it's OK to relax.
[ After Comic Day Hard Message Ok Relax Relief Sort Work]
Topic:
- I like good stories above all else... and kickin' art really goes the final stretch to ensure a comic is good.
[ Above Art Comic Else Ensure Final Goes Good Really Stories Stretch]
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- I'm only 24 so I like to think I'm still close enough to 17 to still remember what it was like. Besides, I could just fake it and get away with it... it's not like there are any teenagers that still read comics.
[ Any Away Besides Close Comics Could Enough Fake Get Just Only Read Remember Still Teenagers Think]
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- Well, don't tell Steve Niles but I just don't think horror works in comics.
[ Comics Horror Just Steve Tell Think Well Works]
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- In my personal life, I'm a comic novel. But then, so are we all, because we're human beings.
[ Because Beings Comic Human Life Novel Personal Then]
Topic:
- I didn't realize House would be the central character, more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally. I relish his wounded nature - the lameness, the scarred Byronic hero.
[ Appearing Bitter Central Character Comic Hero His House More Nature Occasionally Realize Relief Relish Would Wounded]
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- The play is one of the very few pieces of great dramatic and comic writing that I have read in a long, long time. I was drawn to it because of the power of the writing, which gives me the actor a chance to explore many facets of myself.
[ Actor Because Chance Comic Dramatic Drawn Explore Facets Few Gives Great Long Many Myself Pieces Play Power Read Time Very Which Writing]
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- I've grown tremendously as an actor by being there. It is comic writing the likes of which I don't know that I'll ever see again and it's been a great, great experience.
[ Actor Again Been Being Comic Ever Experience Great Grown Know Likes See Tremendously Which Writing]
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- I never storyboard. I hate it. I don't understand why so many directors want to make comic strips of their films.
[ Comic Directors Films Hate Make Many Never Storyboard Strips Their Understand Want Why]
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- Comics? Honestly, that's more a matter of nostalgia for me. I think most of that energy has gone to my love of literature and my love of film.
[ Comics Energy Film Gone Honestly Literature Love Matter More Most Nostalgia Think]
Topic:
- I got into underground comics fairly early on and kind of wandered away from the superhero stuff, but I was an art student and I was drawing a lot as a kid.
[ Art Away Comics Drawing Early Fairly Got Into Kid Kind Lot Student Stuff Superhero Underground Wandered]
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- I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
[ Basket Comic Gas Interesting Matter Picnic Prefer Pump Rather Signs Sit Still Strips Subject Suppose Than Tree Under Would]
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- No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film.
[ Book Books Comic Fascinated Film Guy Into Natural Pretty Subculture Such Think Though Transition World]
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- The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
[ Comic Indeed Joke Mankind World]
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- Woody is the guy who made me want to be a comic. I was in heaven and couldn't stop smiling because he was my idle and 29 years after seeing Take the Money and Run, I was working for him.
[ After Because Comic Guy Heaven Him Idle Made Money Run Seeing Smiling Stop Take Want Woody Working Years]
Topic:
- The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
[ Attributed Books Comic Easy Effects Exaggerate Media Previously Radio Serials Similar Those Violence Westerns]
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- Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence.
[ American Americans Based Book Comic Countries Every Fantasy Infantile Land Live Maybe Movie Other Problem Reality Say Solved Think Violence Whatever Where Will]
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- Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors.
[ Actors Barker Comic Forever Great Remembered Ronnie Will]
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- NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.
[ Anchor Brian Comic Disguise Nbc Standup Williams]
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- I have 15,000 comics in a warehouse, all bagged individually.
[ Comics Individually Warehouse]
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- I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.
[ Being Cold Comic Earth Even Hungry Intellectual Land Often Only Richest Schoolteacher Than Worse]
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- In the sixties and seventies you could probably name all the great comics. It was still special.
[ Comics Could Great Name Probably Seventies Sixties Special Still]
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- The development of the comedy club industry destroyed the uniqueness and intimacy of the profession but it also created jobs for comics and bred some great performers.
[ Also Bred Club Comedy Comics Created Destroyed Development Great Industry Intimacy Jobs Performers Profession Some Uniqueness]
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- Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.
[ Chance Comics Communication Few Forms Heard Individual Mass Still Today Very Voices Which]
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- For a long time I wanted to be a comic strip artist but when I started doing them in my teens they were getting really elaborate with tons of poses and a lot of information.
[ Artist Comic Doing Elaborate Getting Information Long Lot Poses Really Started Strip Teens Them Time Tons Wanted Were]
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- He sort of gets comic moments. Not a lot of directors do.
[ Comic Directors Gets Lot Moments Sort]
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- It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days.
[ Audiences Book Comic Couple Days Gangs Goes Gotten Grow More Need Older Rival Sophisticated Stories Story Them Think Up Works Wrong]
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- That became a big time in comic books because it's when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers.
[ Became Because Big Books Break Choked Comic Covers Everybody Getting Independent Into Market Out Own Speculators Starting Stuff Their Time Trick Trying Were]
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- I don't make much distinction between being a stand-up comic and acting Shakespeare - in fact, unless you're a good comedian, you're never going to be able to play Hamlet properly.
[ Able Acting Being Between Comedian Comic Distinction Fact Going Good Hamlet Make Much Never Play Properly Shakespeare Stand-Up Unless]
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- I think to be a successful comic, you have to be exceptionally smart and exceptionally perceptive.
[ Comic Exceptionally Perceptive Smart Successful Think]
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- I love comic book movies, and Marvel Comics obviously are the best.
[ Best Book Comic Comics Love Marvel Movies Obviously]
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- I love comics. All I've been doing is reading every day, sitting in the house. Because I've not been feeling too good, so I've been reading and reading.
[ Because Been Comics Day Doing Every Feeling Good House Love Reading Sitting Too]
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- I didn't break into comics to write fairytales or crime comics.
[ Break Comics Crime Fairytales Into Write]
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- I love comic books and always did as a kid.
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
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- My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert.
[ Comics Earliest Family Grandfather Had Heading His Insert Memories Newspaper Nyc Paper Publisher Reading Some Straight]
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- To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
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- I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic.
[ Able Because Been Certainly Class Comic Did Feel Guess Height Hit Inferior Nose Somebody Strength]
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- No matter how heinous someone's behaviour, if you make them a comic character, you can't expect people to hate them.
[ Behaviour Character Comic Expect Hate Heinous How Make Matter Someone Them]
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- Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
[ Age Anyway Appearances Around Book Books Buying Collection Comic Conventions Could Country Find Fortune Golden Here Late Lot Making Mid Old Personal Sci Spending]
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- From the age of four, I was a huge comic fan and still am. When Lost in Space came along it was like being in a huge comic so we jumped at the chance of being part of that project and it proved to be a good choice.
[ Age Along Am Being Came Chance Choice Comic Fan Four Good Huge Jumped Lost Part Project Proved Space Still]
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- It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that I was spending so much money buying golden age comics that I could only justify it if I got work in the media.
[ Age Buying Comics Could Early Golden Got Justify Late Media Money Much Only Point Spending Work]
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- Well, I've been a big fan of comic books since I was a little kid. In fact, I used to write and draw my own comic books when I was on the old Lost in Space series.
[ Been Big Books Comic Draw Fact Fan Kid Little Lost Old Own Series Since Space Used Well Write]
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- But you don't hire Ang Lee to do a typical children's movie. But it's such an interesting combination, whoever thought of getting Ang together with a comic book, that was just great.
[ Ang Book Children Combination Comic Getting Great Hire Interesting Just Lee Movie Such Thought Together Typical Whoever]
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- My ambition was to stop waiting tables. That was how I measured success: finally, I was able to stop waiting tables, and I was able to pay the rent, and that was by being a stand-up comic. Not a very good stand-up comic, but good enough to make a living.
[ Able Ambition Being Comic Enough Finally Good How Living Make Measured Pay Rent Stand-Up Stop Success Tables Very Waiting]
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- I wasn't ever a huge fan of comics. Just not one of those kids, you know?
[ Comics Ever Fan Huge Just Kids Know Those]
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- I continue to be disappointed that people don't try and diversify the kind of work they are doing in comics.
[ Comics Continue Disappointed Diversify Doing Kind Try Work]
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- I decided I was going to tell these stories. I went around and met Crumb. He was the cartoonist. I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
[ Around Cartoonist Comics Crumb Decided Going Just Kid Met Realizing Started Stories Stuff Tell These Went Weren]
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- I really don't have a lot in common with the people who attend the Comic Con. It's like assuming that all people who write prose are the same.
[ Assuming Attend Comic Common Con Lot Prose Really Same Write]
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- I think comics have far more potential than a lot of people realize.
[ Comics Far Lot More Potential Realize Than Think]
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- I think the people who would be the least interested in my work would be people who read lots of comic books.
[ Books Comic Interested Least Lots Read Think Work Would]
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- I think you can do anything with comics that you could do in just about any art form.
[ Any Anything Art Comics Could Form Just Think]
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- I thought I had a great opportunity when I started doing my comic book in 1972. I thought there was so much territory to work in.
[ Book Comic Doing Great Had Much Opportunity Started Territory Thought Work]
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- I'd been familiar with comics, and I'd collected 'em when I was a kid, but after I got into junior high school, there wasn't much I was interested in.
[ After Been Collected Comics Em Familiar Got High Interested Into Junior Kid Much School]
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- I'm doing research for a large comic book on the Beat Generation guys - Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and those guys.
[ Allen Beat Book Comic Doing Generation Ginsberg Guys Jack Large Research Those]
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- I've probably had my day in the sun. I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers.
[ Book Comic Day Had Influenced Lot Probably Sun Think Writers]
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- It seemed to me you could do anything in comics. So I started doing my thing, which is mainly influenced by novelists, stand-up comedians, that sort of thing.
[ Anything Comedians Comics Could Doing Influenced Mainly Novelists Seemed Sort Stand-Up Started Thing Which]
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- My work looks like a comic book in form, but it's not a typical comic book in content. I write autobiographical stuff.
[ Autobiographical Book Comic Content Form Looks Stuff Typical Work Write]
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- People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books.
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
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- Plays have been made of my comics.
[ Been Comics Made Plays]
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- There hasn't been enough change in comics to suit me. I don't know why exactly.
[ Been Change Comics Enough Exactly Hasn Know Suit Why]
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- Things improved a little bit in the '80s; there was kind of a revival of alternative comics, but then they went downhill in the '90s.
[ Alternative Bit Comics Downhill Improved Kind Little Revival Then Things Went]
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- My jokes are in my head and I have a duplicate copy of my jokes in a lot of British comics' heads, where they are safe.
[ British Comics Copy Duplicate Head Heads Jokes Lot Safe Where]
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- Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
[ Based Books Comic Constitute Entertainment Exception Filmed Genre History Movies Shows Single Television Worst]
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- Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
[ Comic Finding Funny Love More Nothing Phrase Plus Satisfies Something Than Way Writing]
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- I never was really into comics as a child, and I think if you miss the boat when you're a kid, you don't necessarily pick up on it when you're an adult.
[ Adult Boat Child Comics Into Kid Miss Necessarily Never Pick Really Think Up]
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- When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
[ Always Believing Books Boy Comic Dream Grew Hero Movies Myself Saw Up]
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- My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor.
[ Besides Comic Humor Ingredient Life Much Need Somber Stories Think Very]
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- Anyone should be able to read comics.
[ Able Anyone Comics Read Should]
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- Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good.
[ Another Any Because Better Big Comics Cuts Genre Good Kind Morally Objective Out Say Stuff Subjectively Than Too Wrong]
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- There's a great deal of disturbance in this country and how black feel about what happened in Katrina, and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there.
[ Black Comics Country Deal Disturbance Feel Great Happened How Katrina Know Las Many Money New Orleans Performers Raise Trying Vegas]
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- I'm a quite serious actor who doesn't mind being ridiculously comic.
[ Actor Being Comic Mind Quite Ridiculously Serious]
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- There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.
[ Beautiful Comic Female Girl Little]
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- The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me. It's unbelievable.
[ America Biggest Book Comic Make Out Third Unbelievable Want]
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- I really never had any ambitions to be a standup comic. I was talked into it by guys that I used to work out with.
[ Ambitions Any Comic Guys Had Into Never Out Really Standup Talked Used Work]
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- I'm a huge Groucho fan. There were some great comic minds that would transfer into any generation, and Groucho is certainly one of them.
[ Any Certainly Comic Fan Generation Great Groucho Huge Into Minds Some Them Transfer Were Would]
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- The misconception is that standup comics are always on. I don't know any really funny comics that are annoying and constantly trying to be funny all the time.
[ Always Annoying Any Comics Constantly Funny Know Misconception Really Standup Time Trying]
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- I have the show because I'm insecure. It's my insecurity that makes me want to be a comic, that makes me need the audience.
[ Audience Because Comic Insecure Insecurity Makes Need Show Want]
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- The comics that are just conversing with you up there and drawing on their own life, yeah, I guess so. I guess some do political humor, some do topical humor, but the ones that I like, the ones that are appealing to me, were guys who were just talking to you about their life.
[ Appealing Comics Conversing Drawing Guess Guys Humor Just Life Ones Own Political Some Talking Their Topical Up Were Yeah]
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- My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up.
[ Comics Fantasy Growing Interests More Than Up Were]
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- I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain's greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive - and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger - or my own reputation.
[ Actor Aggressive Anger Australian Britain Comic Did Fans Greatest Line Myself Obsessive Own Playing Possessive Put Reputation Risk Sellers Their Want]
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- I think it would be harder for me not to write comedy because the comic view of things is the one that comes most naturally to me.
[ Because Comedy Comes Comic Harder Most Naturally Things Think View Would Write]
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- It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make the comic and the serious rub up against each other just as closely and uncomfortably as I can.
[ Against Books Closely Comic Each Just Make Other Rub Secret Serious Trying Uncomfortably Up]
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- With comics you can put interesting and solid information in a format that's pretty palatable.
[ Comics Format Information Interesting Palatable Pretty Put Solid]
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- Cheating on a quiz show? That's sort of like plagiarizing a comic strip.
[ Cheating Comic Quiz Show Sort Strip]
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- Not being a comic book fan, being thrown into that and seeing the extreme - it's taken very seriously. So I tried to do as much learning as I could about it so I wasn't mean or anything.
[ Anything Being Book Comic Could Extreme Fan Into Learning Mean Much Seeing Seriously Taken Thrown Tried Very]
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- George W Bush is like a bad comic working the crowd, a moron, if you'll pardon the expression.
[ Bad Bush Comic Crowd Expression George Moron Pardon Working]
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- Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that's Hollywood.
[ After Any Comics Famous Few Finding Getting Hanging Hard Hollywood Living Night Out Partying Pryor Relate Room School Teenagers Up Williams Your]
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- And I've never viewed comics as assignments for the client.
[ Assignments Client Comics Never Viewed]
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- And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics. It's an avenue to say what you want to say.
[ Attraction Avenue Comics Main Say Want]
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- But there's still an avenue for smaller comics and personal expression.
[ Avenue Comics Expression Personal Smaller Still]
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- But with comics you're reading and assimilating an image simultaneously, instead of just reading or watching the tube.
[ Assimilating Comics Image Instead Just Reading Simultaneously Tube Watching]
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- Comics are really my life blood in a lot of respects.
[ Blood Comics Life Lot Really Respects]
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- For a while I felt very alone; sort of out there in the world of comics, especially here in the States.
[ Alone Comics Especially Felt Here Out Sort States Very While World]
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- You know, I think whatever a comic talks about onstage is all they talk about offstage.
[ Comic Know Offstage Onstage Talk Talks Think Whatever]
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- Stand-up comics reflect less of a visual humor and more of a commentary.
[ Comics Commentary Humor Less More Reflect Stand-Up Visual]
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- Comic art is just different. It's art on its own terms.
[ Art Comic Different Just Own Terms]
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- In the 1950s we use to feel that television was taking away our comic readership; with today's exciting, powerfully visual movies I have to wonder about their effect on the kids' loyalty to the comic book medium all over again.
[ Again Away Book Comic Effect Exciting Feel Kids Loyalty Medium Movies Our Over Powerfully Readership Taking Television Their Today Use Visual Wonder]
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- To look back and know that I have had a pivotal role in the development of comics is something I'm very proud of, although it's not something I think about unless someone brings it up.
[ Although Back Brings Comics Development Had Know Look Pivotal Proud Role Someone Something Think Unless Up Very]
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- When I and the other young artists were working in comics, our work carried with it a particularly American slant. After all, we were Americans drawing and writing about things that touched us. As it turned out, the early work was, you might say, a comic book version of Jazz.
[ After American Americans Artists Book Carried Comic Comics Drawing Early Jazz Might Other Our Out Particularly Say Slant Things Touched Turned Us Version Were Work Working Writing Young]
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- Frank's audience doesn't care if a girl singer, a comic or an organ grinder with a monkey opens the show. They are there to see HIM.
[ Audience Care Comic Frank Girl Grinder Him Monkey Opens Organ See Show Singer]
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- It's almost like these games are the modern day comic books, especially when you play Alone in the Dark. There's a real story that goes along with it and a movie seemed like the right kind of transition to make.
[ Almost Alone Along Books Comic Dark Day Especially Games Goes Kind Make Modern Movie Play Real Right Seemed Story These Transition]
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- I'm supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how, which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.
[ Beginning Best Century Comics Doing Guys Had How Knew Making Supposed Those Twentieth Way Were Which]
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- I started off at the high level, in the slick magazines, but they didn't use my name, they used house names. Anyway, then I went downhill to the pulps, then downhill further to the comics.
[ Anyway Comics Downhill Further High House Level Magazines Name Names Off Slick Started Then Use Used Went]
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- I wrote the original Mike Hammer as a comic, Mike Danger.
[ Comic Danger Hammer Mike Original Wrote]
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- Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books, I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee, who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
[ America Became Books Captain Comic Comics Famous First Guys Later Lee Marvel Oh Stan Writing Wrote Yeah]
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- If I'm not mistaken, I think Data was the comic relief on the show.
[ Comic Data Mistaken Relief Show Think]
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- I wasn't at all sure I could make that sort of leap into that sort of comic book reality.
[ Book Comic Could Into Leap Make Reality Sort Sure]
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- I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role that will allow me to politely upset people's expectations of me as a comic actor.
[ Actor Allow Comic Dramas Expectations Find Good More Politely Role Upset Will Would]
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- Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
[ Because Carrey Comic Desire Funny Genius Good Harder Him Jim Overcoming Public Simply Time]
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- I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid!
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
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- Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what a comic is supposed to do.
[ Back Comic Doing Impression More Supposed Then]
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- Many of the artists who have represented Negro life have seen only the comic, ludicrous side of it, and have lacked sympathy with and appreciation for the warm big heart that dwells within such a rough exterior.
[ Appreciation Artists Big Comic Dwells Exterior Heart Lacked Life Ludicrous Many Negro Only Represented Rough Seen Side Such Sympathy Warm Within]
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- Any comic is a tragic soul. Comedy is one of the things that allows one to survive. Particularly if one has been in the process of separating off the emotions, it's one place you can process them.
[ Allows Any Been Comedy Comic Emotions Off Particularly Place Process Separating Soul Survive Them Things Tragic]
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- I would love to do something like Austin Powers to show off my comic timing.
[ Austin Comic Love Off Powers Show Something Timing Would]
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- Comics don't like to see other comics do well.
[ Comics Other See Well]
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- I think it's the fact that I do something different and that I actually have some success with it. That bothers a lot of people... especially comics.
[ Actually Bothers Comics Different Especially Fact Lot Some Something Success Think]
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- The other thing that I started doing for myself was, I went through my diary of ideas that I keep and made sure that the translation of the comic to the movie was good.
[ Comic Diary Doing Good Ideas Keep Made Movie Myself Other Started Sure Thing Through Translation Went]
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- At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day.
[ Behind Book Comic Compilation Day Doing Free Labor Moment Slave Very]
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- Because of the audience I get and the fact that these people aren't traditional comics buyers I don't think the comic industry looks at that and thinks that is a very respectable thing. I'm very used to it. I'm not the guy who wins awards and gets mentioned in magazines.
[ Audience Awards Because Buyers Comic Comics Fact Get Gets Guy Industry Looks Magazines Mentioned Respectable These Thing Think Thinks Traditional Used Very Wins]
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- But I couldn't draw as fast as she requested. Thus, I tried to create the worst abomination of a comic that I could, so as to make her not want comics anymore. That abomination, my friends, was Happy Noodle Boy.
[ Anymore Boy Comic Comics Could Create Draw Fast Friends Happy Her Make Noodle Requested She Thus Tried Want Worst]
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- Ever since I'm done with Zim everyone thinks that I'm going to go back to comics. I've been flooded with emails asking me if I'm working on the new Johnny over and over again.
[ Again Asking Back Been Comics Done Emails Ever Everyone Flooded Go Going Johnny New Over Since Thinks Working]
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- I could go through a lot of my old emails from when I first started doing comics. Back then the lowest age of fans was like 15 or 16 up to people in their 20's and 30's.
[ Age Back Comics Could Doing Emails Fans First Go Lot Lowest Old Started Their Then Through Up]
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- I don't want little kids reading my comics.
[ Comics Kids Little Reading Want]
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- I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books.
[ Big Books Budget Comic Films Graphic Heart Idea Making More Novels Than]
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- You either ignore the comic book and make a great movie or you stay very close to the comic book.
[ Book Close Comic Either Great Ignore Make Movie Stay Very]
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- I read Superman comics when I was a kid.
[ Comics Kid Read Superman]
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- There's this idea that it has to be made in London. But we've got everything up here, and if you've got comics who are gifted because of where they're from, you shouldn't drag them away from that natural resource.
[ Away Because Comics Drag Everything Gifted Got Here Idea London Made Natural Resource Them Up Where]
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- You can't be a proper comic unless you've been out on stage and felt the fear.
[ Been Comic Fear Felt Out Proper Stage Unless]
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- People ask 'do you make a conscious effort not to swear?' - if you're doing silly stuff you're not tempted to put swearing in. All the comics from my childhood, who were funny without swearing, were the people that influenced me. What I do is quite traditional anyway.
[ Anyway Ask Childhood Comics Conscious Doing Effort Funny Influenced Make Put Quite Silly Stuff Swear Swearing Tempted Traditional Were Without]
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- I think if you do something effectively whether you're the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play; movies are very expensive to make. Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
[ Action Again Asked Chances Comic Effectively Expensive Get Guy Lover Make Movies Part Play Something Think Very Villain Whether]
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- At one time Tribune Syndicate emptied out their storeroom. They put tables full of original cartoons down in the lobby and said take one if you want one. The comics were simply a burden to them.
[ Burden Cartoons Comics Down Emptied Full Lobby Original Out Put Said Simply Syndicate Tables Take Their Them Time Tribune Want Were]
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- I say, if you believe what you read in the comic strips, then you believe that mice run around with little gold buttons on their red pants and drive cars.
[ Around Believe Buttons Cars Comic Drive Gold Little Mice Pants Read Red Run Say Strips Their Then]
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- You learn just by trying and experimenting. By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
[ City Comic Experimenting Had Just Kansas Learn Own Paper Strip Time Trying]
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- Everything I've done is an old Marvel comic in its' own way.
[ Comic Done Everything Marvel Old Own Way]
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- If you'd rather go to the football game than read a comic, that's fine. I'd rather do both.
[ Both Comic Fine Football Game Go Rather Read Than]
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- On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble, I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people. They're fans who've gotten themselves shops.
[ Book Business Comic Comment Fans Find Get Gotten Lot Retailers Shops Themselves Trouble Whole]
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- The people that are running the bulk of the comic shops in North America aren't business people and they don't understand sales. They don't understand good product.
[ America Bulk Business Comic Good North Product Running Sales Shops Understand]
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- Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action.
[ Book Cartoon Character Comic Evolution Familiar Him His Know Now Step Third Tick]
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- Comics, at least in periodical form, exist almost entirely free of any pretense; the critical world of art hardly touches them, and they're 100% personal.
[ Almost Any Art Comics Critical Entirely Exist Form Free Hardly Least Periodical Personal Pretense Them Touches World]
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- Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included.
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
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- The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and life... I don't want the issue of Hobbes's reality settled by a doll manufacturer.
[ Comic Doll Hobbes Issue Life Logic Manufacturer Ought Own Place Reality Settled Special Strip Want World]
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- I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.
[ Age Books Brought Comic Dad Hooked Hospital Keep Kid Occupied Sickly Stack Very While]
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- 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.
[ Any Believe Believes Brotherhood Calls Character Characters Comics Ever Evil Goals Group Masters Most Read Some Their Themselves Thing Truly Unrealistic]
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- A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior. Most great comics are doing such silly things; you'd say, 'That's what a child would do.'
[ Actors Behavior Child Childish Comic Comics Derive Doing Force Great Lot Main Most Say Silly Such Their Things Would]
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- So many comics have such low self-esteem.
[ Comics Low Many Self-Esteem Such]
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- Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers.
[ Alternative Book Cartoonists Comic Get Hands Readers Rely Stores Stuff Their]
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- I've heard that Alfred Hitchcock said that by the time he was ready to shoot a film, he didn't even want to do it any more because he'd already had all of the fun of working it out. It's the same thing with these Frank comics.
[ Alfred Already Any Because Comics Even Film Frank Fun Had Heard Hitchcock More Out Ready Said Same Shoot These Thing Time Want Working]
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- Mike gets to play four roles this time, if we ever did it again, he will play my role as well. He is a comic genius, everyone wants to be in this movie, let's hope that everyone will wish to see it as well.
[ Again Comic Did Ever Everyone Four Genius Gets Hope Mike Movie Play Role Roles See Time Wants Well Will Wish]
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