Quotes of Comic

“ We're comic. We're all comics. We live in a comic time. And the worse it gets the more comic we are. ”

- William Gaddis

“ John the Baptist pretending to be Karl Marx. ”

- Unknown

“ In 1944 James Arthur and Minnie Susan were added to the Marx household. ”

- Harpo Marx

“ I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look; this sort of photographic realism, but with a certain abstraction that comics can give. It's kind of a fine line. ”

- Daniel Clowes

“ To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films. ”

- Alan Moore

“ I think the X-Men comics came at the time of the civil rights movement starting in America. I hadn't read any of the comics, and when I read the script I was a bit sniffy about it. But I was surprised, because you don't expect to get characters of this depth in any Hollywood film, let alone a comic book superhero one. ”

- Alan Cumming

“ In the beginning of the century, in 1900, the newspapers in this country began running comic strips, and they were called jokes or funnies. The word comics developed later, but it is that that began to give the name - the ambience of comics - the feeling of being a frivolous kind of art-form. ”

- Will Eisner

“ There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl. ”

- Joan Rivers

“ Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show. ”

- Buddy Hackett

“ Ya know, if you treat every comic the way you treated me tonight, You would never see a bad show. ”

- Buddy Hackett

“ Where did they put pictures, comic strips, and coupons before they invented the refrigerator door? ”

- Jerry Scott

“ If you want to see a comic strip, you should see me in the shower. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow. ”

- Socrates

“ The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it. ”

- Umberto Eco

“ The comic spirit is given to us in order that we may analyze, weigh, and clarify things in us which nettle us, or which we are outgrowing, or trying to reshape. ”

- Thornton Wilder

“ We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books. ”

- Robert M. Hutchins

“ We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers. ”

- Marguerite Gardiner

“ Before I started drawing a comic, I would read my script for it ten or twenty times. ”

- Carl Barks

“ The comic book is the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future. ”

- John Mason Brown

“ If I didn't draw comics I was a worthless human being. It was tedious labor, so I worked fast to get it over with. ”

- Robert Crumb

“ You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic that a photograph doesn't really have. A photograph, even if it's connecting with you, it seems very dead on the page sometimes. ”

- Daniel Clowes

“ I see myself as a comic but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs. ”

- Alan Davies

“ He found the egg-shaped perimeter of Nikita Khrushchev's head sweeping to a comic climax in the dark hole of his open mouth. ”

- Richard Lacayo

“ I don't make much distinction between being a stand-up comic and acting Shakespeare - in fact, unless you're a good comedian, you're never going to be able to play Hamlet properly. ”

- Ian Mckellen

“ The fundament of a superhero is the guy in tights saving innocent people from bad things. It's amazing how infrequently that seems to happen in superhero comics these days. ”

- Frank Miller

“ No matter how heinous someone's behaviour, if you make them a comic character, you can't expect people to hate them. ”

- Chris Morris

“ I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic. ”

- Dudley Moore

“ The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and life… I don't want the issue of Hobbes's reality settled by a doll manufacturer. ”

- Bill Watterson

“ My wife is a sex object - every time I ask for sex, she objects. ”

- Les Dawson

“ Can you imagine a world without men? No crime and lots of happy fat women. ”

- Nicole Hollander
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