” What eventually you find in comics is the only thing unique you can bring to a character who’s been around for 80 years is yourself. “


” It’s funny, you know: my mother-in-law, who doesn’t have an ounce of nerd in her, is just so excited by the fact that I write ‘Batman’ because she’ll see an article about me in the ‘Washington Post’ or ‘The Wall Street Journal’ or something. And that means so much to me. “


” If you actually read the ‘New Gods’ tetralogy, this epic without an ending, it’s like dipping your head into madness. You feel a little bit like the Joker for a little while. And I mean that in the best way possible. “


” If you’re a writer, you’re constantly doubting yourself. “


” I wanted to write about the Trump era, but I didn’t want to write, ‘Fascism sucks’ or ‘Trump sucks.’ That doesn’t get you anywhere. “


” I grew up your classic nerd who was not good at throwing balls or kicking them. I was good at reading stories by myself. That was my specialty as a child. “


” Sometimes I understand how Bruce Wayne feels. When you take down a terrorist or something, there’s always six guys to take their place. Everyone is Hydra. But you still have to do it. “


” That’s my whole point as an artist – I’m trying to get you to turn a page. “


” You throw sadness, you throw depression, you throw horror at Batman, he’s like, ‘Yeah, yawn, I’ve done that.’ You throw happiness at him? That’s something that riles him, that’s something that he’s not used to. “


” You can’t tell a Batman story without the Joker, and you can’t tell a Joker story without Batman. They’re just the symbols of the best and worst of humanity. “


” That’s what’s great about the Batman universe. When you explore Gotham, when you explore the villains, all of them point to this one character. This iconic American symbol for how we deal with pain and loss and how we move forward after it. “


” I wanted to be a writer, and my mother was like, ‘No, why don’t you become a lawyer?’ That sort of thing. “



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