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Born: 1961-04-14
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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That'll be my claim to fame: My grandmother-in-law is the oldest iPad user!

Tags: Claim, Fame, User

That's the biggest part of doing comics: You have to create stuff that makes you want to get out of bed every morning and get to work.

Tags: Makes, Morning, Work

Try letting a Kindle protect your heart from sniper fire!

Tags: Fire, Heart, Try

When I close my eyes to draw I always think Chicago in 1975.

Tags: Close, Draw, Eyes

When people get things for free, they tend to not take them as seriously.

Tags: Free, Seriously, Tend

Working on movies made me realize how fluid the medium of film was.

Tags: Film, Movies, Working

Yeah, I don't necessarily like endings that contrive an artificial moment of completion.

Tags: Completion, Moment, Yeah

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.

Tags: Give, Line, Vision

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.

Tags: Remember, Trying, Words

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.

Tags: Kid, Trying, Worst

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.

Tags: Business, Means, Tell

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.

Tags: Give, Life, Sometimes

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.

Tags: Fall, Means, Vision

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.

Tags: Able, Movie, Writer

I originally just wanted to be an artist.

Tags: Artist, Originally, Wanted

But I enjoy the opportunity to use swear symbols.

Tags: Enjoy, Swear, Symbols

Comics seldom move me the way I would be moved by a novel or movie.

Tags: Move, Movie, Novel

Even if I only had 10 readers, I'd rather do the book for them than for a million readers online.

Tags: Book, Million, Rather

For example, I noticed that every single kid in the high school in 'The Death-Ray' is based on somebody I went to high school with.

Tags: High, School, Single

For me, the whole process involves envisioning this book in my head as I'm working.

Tags: Book, Whole, Working

I don't read much of anything online.

Tags: Online, Read

I had no television when I was little, just a stack of old, beat-up comics from the 1950s and 1960s.

Tags: Comics, Old, Television

I love the medium and I love individual comics, but the business is nothing I would be proud of.

Tags: Business, Love, Proud

I never feel there's anything I can't do.

Tags: Overly, Polite, Tend

I think I'm gonna attach myself to the sinking ship that is book publishing.

Tags: Book, Gonna, Ship

I think I've had the fantasy of a ray-gun that could erase the world from the time I was a very little kid.

Tags: Fantasy, Kid, Time
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I think that's what we're all most terrified about: that we'll just die and disappear and we'll leave no trace.

Tags: Die, Disappear, Leave

I try personally not to be nostalgic.

Tags: Nostalgic, Personally, Try

I was 30 before I made a living that was not embarrassing.

Tags: Living

I'm a fan of parchment and wood pulp.

Tags: Fan, Pulp, Wood

I'm more interested in characters who are a little difficult.

Tags: Characters, Difficult, Interested

I'm not opposed to comics on the Internet. It's just not interesting to me.

Tags: Comics, Internet, Opposed

In an art school it's very hard to tell who is the best.

Tags: Art, Best, School

Nobody else feels the same way about your dog that you do.

Tags: Dog, Else, Nobody

People seem to need a likable protagonist more than ever.

Tags: Likable, Seem

Superman's always chasing after someone who just mugged somebody, and I've never seen that happen in my life.

Tags: Happen, Life, Someone
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