Graphic Novels Quotes

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Alan Moore
“The past can't hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.”
Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

Alan Moore
“None of you understand. I'm not locked up in here with YOU. You're locked up in here with ME.”
Alan Moore, Watchmen

Alan Moore
Roschach's Journal: October 12th, 1985

Dog carcass in alley this morning, tire tread on burst stomach. This city is afraid of me. I have seen its true face.

The streets are extended gutters and the gutters are full of blood and when the drains finally scab over, all the vermin will drown.

The accumulated filth of all their sex and murder will foam up about their waists and all the whores and politicians will look up and shout "Save us!"... and I'll look down and whisper "No.”
Alan Moore, Watchmen

“To forgive or not to forgive... are those my only choices?”
Natsuki Takaya

Neil Gaiman
“You got a lifetime. No more. No less.”
Neil Gaiman, Brief Lives

Frank Miller
“A gun is a liar's weapon”
Frank Miller

Neil Gaiman
“The stuff you bring back from dreams is free.”
Neil Gaiman, Brief Lives

Frank Miller
“Of course we're Criminals”
Frank Miller, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Cassandra Clare
“Simon’s love life was complicated, but there was a pang, just for a moment, for this woman talking graphic novels with him.
Ah, well. Tessa Gray, foxy nerd, was probably dating someone already.”
Cassandra Clare, The Whitechapel Fiend

Frank Miller
“I always knew it would come down to you and the big blue school boy. Planet's too big for the BOTH of you. When it all comes down, I want a piece of him. A small piece, will do? For OLD TIMES, sake, you still hurts when its cold.”
Frank Miller

Neil Gaiman
“There are a number of paths that lead to this place. I have been avoiding them for some small time, now.”
Neil Gaiman, Brief Lives

Brian K. Vaughan
“A lot of people who came into my family's life looking like heroes ended up acting more like villains.”
Brian K. Vaughan, Saga, Vol. 4

Warren Ellis
“I've died before. It was boring, so I stood up.”
Warren Ellis, Moon Knight, Vol. 1: From the Dead

Brian K. Vaughan
“Well, robots are, of course, the monkey's natural enemy.”
Brian K. Vaughan, Y: The Last Man, Vol. 8: Kimono Dragons

David Mazzucchelli
“There are just two things you need to fix here: the interior and the exterior.”
David Mazzucchelli, Asterios Polyp

Mark Waid
“If you're going to survive in this world, here's what you need to know: you are who you are, not what people think you are.”
Mark Waid

Scott Lobdell
“Give people a chance and they'll usually surprise you.”

Emil Ferris
“Sometimes a thing happens that's so bad that it feels like things should be made to look on the outside, the way they feel on the inside.”
Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1

Robert Lynn Asprin
“My colleagues and I feel that independents like ElfQuest are nothing but sheep in wolves' clothing."- S. Lee”
Robert Lynn Asprin, Myth-ing Persons

Matthew Sturges
“You people with your quests annoy the pants off me.”
Matthew Sturges, House of Mystery, Volume 5: Under New Management

Grant Morrison
“mmmmen stink! bossss stink! hungry”
Grant Morrison, We3

Emil Ferris
“...who'd walk to school on Monday and who'd have to pass the smoking heap of what used to be their neighborhoods because when adults are haunted, it's the kids who get the worst frights...The word "aftermath" came to mind. I guess it means the time after something terrible happens when you do the math to figure out what has been added and what's been subtracted.”
Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1

Kim Dong Hwa
“Strength is not just about brawn, but also brain. I know because I've had to use brute strength and willpower to live through my entire life.”
Kim Dong Hwa, The Color of Water

Will Eisner
“The comic strip is no longer the comic strip, but in reality an illustrated novel. It is new and raw in form just now, but material for limitless intelligent development. And eventually and inevitably it will a legitimate medium for the best writers and artists. It is already the embryo of a new art form.”
Will Eisner

Ed Brubaker
“I've never been much for tears, anyway.”
Ed Brubaker , Velvet, Vol. 3: The Man Who Stole the World

“Yeah... they tell you to work from the inside, which is perhaps their greatest deception of all...”
Josh Burggraf, Digestate: A Food & Eating Themed Anthology

“Why can’t I go to summer camp, too? It’s not fair Willow gets to go have fun and I don’t.”
Chris Grine, Secrets of Camp Whatever Vol. 1

“This middle-grade graphic offering is the first in a proposed series (with a promised second volume entitled Tater Invaders). Writer and illustrator Fremont’s animation background is highly visible here, with fast pacing, quirky characters, and ample silliness. Driven by its jet-fueled plotting, young readers careen from one side-splitting scene to the next as the simply wrought, full-color cartoons rocket sequences along.
...those who want their humor to have a fast and furious velocity should be right at home here, making this perfect for fans of series like Chris Schweizer’s The Creeps or Jarrett J. Krosoczka’s Lunch Lady." -Kirkus Reviews”
Kirkus Reviews (Starred)

“What would you call a pet goldfish?”
“That’s a stupid name”
“How about ‘Silence’?”
“You’re not even trying”
“Kill me”.”
Sophocles Sapounas, Not Alone

Brian Herbert
“It's said that the Fremen scum drink the blood of their dead.

Not the blood, sir. But all of a man's water ultimately, belongs to his people - to his tribe./
The human body is composed of some seventy percent water by weight./
A dead man, surely, no longer REQUIRES that water.”
Brian Herbert, Dune

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