Comics Quotes

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Warren Ellis
“Did you ever want to set someone's head on fire, just to see what it looked like? Did you ever stand in the street and think to yourself, I could make that nun go blind just by giving her a kiss? Did you ever lay out plans for stitching babies and stray cats into a Perfect New Human? Did you ever stand naked surrounded by people who want your gleaming sperm, squirting frankincense, soma and testosterone from every pore? If so, then you're the bastard who stole my drugs Friday night. And I'll find you. Oh, yes.”
Warren Ellis, Transmetropolitan, Vol. 5: Lonely City

Dr. Seuss
“Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.”
Dr. Seuss

Bill Watterson
“The world isn't fair, Calvin."
"I know Dad, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?”
Bill Watterson, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury

Stan Lee
“With great power comes great responsibility.”
Stan Lee

Grant Morrison
“Adults...struggle desperately with fiction, demanding constantly that it conform to the rules of everyday life. Adults foolishly demand to know how Superman can possibly fly, or how Batman can possibly run a multibillion-dollar business empire during the day and fight crime at night, when the answer is obvious even to the smallest child: because it's not real.”
Grant Morrison, Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human

Stan Lee
“Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.”
Stan Lee

Bill Watterson
“Look! A trickle of water running through some dirt! I'd say our afternoon just got booked solid!”
Bill Watterson

Kasie West
“My bookcase is all yours."
I walked to the door. "I've just decided that those are my favorite five words in the world.”
Kasie West, Pivot Point

Stan Lee
“Excelsior!”
Stan Lee

Warren Ellis
“Dance like you're stamping on a human face forever, love like you've been in a serious car crash that minced the front of your brain, stab like no one can arrest you, and live like there's no such thing as God.”
Warren Ellis

Bill Watterson
“I have all these great genes, but they're recessive. That's the problem here.”
Bill Watterson, The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

Stan Lee
“There is only one who is all powerful, and his greatest weapon is love.”
Stan Lee

Bill Willingham
“I'm about to start reading it again, because what good is a story you only want to read once?”
Bill Willingham

Stan Lee
“HULK SMASH!”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“Your humans slaughter each other because of the color of your skin, or your faith or your plitics -- or for no reason at all -- too many of you hate as easily as you draw breath. - Magneto”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“Coming from your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man!”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“Nuff said!”
Stan Lee

Edward W. Said
“I don't remember when exactly I read my first comic book, but I do remember exactly how liberated and subversive I felt as a result.”
Edward Said, Palestine

Stan Lee
“The power of prayer is still the greatest ever known in this endless eternal universe.-The Watcher in The Avengers #14”
Stan Lee, Essential Avengers, Vol. 1

Stan Lee
“In the beginning Marvel created the Bullpen and the Style. And the Bullpen was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the Artists. And the Spirit of Marvel said, Let there be The Fantasic Four. And there was The Fantasic Four. And Marvel saw The Fantasic Four. And it was good.”
Stan Lee

Bill Watterson
“Verbing weirds language.”
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

Grant Morrison
“It's salt. Why don't you sprinkle some on me, honey? Aren't I just good enough to eat?”
Grant Morrison, Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth

Stan Lee
“Luck's a revolving door, you just need to know when it's your time to walk through.”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“Nevermore shall men make slaves of others! Not in Asgard--not on Earth--not any place where the hammer of Thor can be swung--or where men of good faith hold freedom dear!”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“Of what import are brief, nameless lives . . . to Galactus?”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“I said, “Juvenile delinquents eat chocolate cake, so chocolate cake must cause juvenile delinquency,” but nobody listened to me. I wasn’t on TV.”
Stan Lee

Stan Lee
“For men must never feel a cause is hopeless-- men must never feel an enemy cannot be beaten!”
Stan Lee

Kurt Busiek
“Maybe I had a "secret identity", but then when you think about it, don't we all? A part of ourselves very few people ever get to see. The part we think of as "me". The part that deals with the big stuff. Makes the real choices. The part everything else is a reflection of.”
Kurt Busiek, Superman: Secret Identity

Neil Gaiman
“Is there a word for forgetting the name of someone when you want to introduce them to someone else at the same time you realize you've forgotten the name of the person you're introducing them to as well?"
"No.”
Neil Gaiman, Brief Lives

Stan Lee
“Good" and "Bad" may be alien concepts to him, Ben.”
Stan Lee

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