” If one were to go back to the ’50s, the most popular TV genre on the air in the United States were Westerns. You could go turn on ABC or CBS on any night and you’d almost have three full hours of everything from ‘Bonanza’ to ‘Rawhide’ to ‘Wanted Dead or Alive. “


” I find the idea of the recap page to be something of a waste. It’s the page nobody ever reads and it’s even worse because it doesn’t tell you who anybody really is. “


” The first rule is you have to create a reality that makes the reader want to come back and see what happens next. The way I tried to do it, I’d create characters that the reader could instantly recognize, and hopefully bond with, and put them through situations that keep the reader on the edge of their seat. “


” The advantage of being the creator of the character is I know them better than anybody, I like to think. But the reality one has to deal with in a serial collaborative medium like comics is that you’re not the only one who writes the character. “


” 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. “


” The first challenge that every writer or creator of material faces is getting through the crowd so that the person you’re trying to sell it to hears the pitch and is able to respond to it. “


” When you’re spending $100-plus million dollars, you need to give the audience what they want. “


” I guess you go back to the old writer’s adage that when they do your stuff in Hollywood, you smile sweetly upon your credit – if there is one – and enjoy the show. “


” I think the biggest challenge is going to be finding a place that sells comics. Ideally, you want someone to come out of a movie theater, look across the street, see a newsstand, walk in and find a copy of the ‘X-Men’ sitting there. But that’s not what’s going to happen. “



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