” I was not creating icons when I wrote the ‘The X-Men’ and the ‘The New Mutants.’ I was creating people. “


” I went to Israel for two months in 1970 and worked on a kibbutz. It affected me on levels that I hadn’t anticipated, working on a daily basis with people who were actual survivors of the Holocaust. “


” The weird thing for me is I’m sitting there in the ’80s writing about the Mutant Control Act and here we are in the second decade of the 21st century with the Patriot Act, listening to presidential candidates talk about building walls to keep people out: who’s acceptable and who isn’t. It’s very creepy. “


” Look at ‘Avatar:’ the foreign ticket sales were over twice the domestic returns. The mind boggles at those kinds of numbers, but that’s what you get when you effectively reach out to a global audience. If that kind of thing came to comics, it would undoubtedly change how people perceive the mainstream industry. “


” A lot of people didn’t like the ‘Fantastic Four’ for the first year and a half. It took a certain measure of time for me to find my feet in terms of what I wanted to do with the concept. “



All 5 Chris Claremont Quotes about People in picture


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