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Every comic is really a frustrated rock star. ...
by Alex Borstein

Every comic is really a frustrated rock star.
- Alex Borstein

Television and film acting is really fun because you
are working with other people and you are not completely
responsible for the outcome of the project.
- Alex Borstein

I got my degree in rhetoric.
- Alex Borstein

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

 

I've developed a new philosophy...
I only dread one day at a time.
- the character Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
- George Carlin

I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell,
which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers.
That's what I did before The Simpsons,
and what I plan to do for the rest of my life.
- Matt Groening

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The people that are running the bulk of the comic shops
in North America aren't business people and they don't understand sales.
They don't understand good product.
- Rob Walton

We're having the first computer-generated comic strip in the United States.
- Majel Barrett

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter
quite like unrequited love.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

I never storyboard.
I hate it.
I don't understand why so many directors want to make
comic strips of their films.
- Patrice Leconte

He sort of gets comic moments.
Not a lot of directors do.
- Kevin McDonald

I'm sort of the comic relief after a hard day at work.
My message is that it's OK to relax.
- Larry King

Frank's audience doesn't care if a girl singer,
a comic or an organ grinder with a monkey opens the show.
They are there to see HIM.
- Nancy Sinatra

For English assignments I was constantly coming up
with these strange adventure stories...
But I actually wanted to be an artist,
or maybe work in the comic book industry.
- Paul Kane

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

And what's interesting about him as a comic character
is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face.
- Rowan Atkinson

At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that
Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day.
- Jhonen Vasquez

Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium.
It's incredibly underused.
- Darren Aronofsky

Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip,
but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
- Ralph Fiennes

Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what
a comic is supposed to do.
- Wanda Sykes

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

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

Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid,
and the majority of reading material I collected was
an adjunct to that central concern,
comic books and magazines included.
- Chris Ware

I say, if you believe what you read in the comic strips,
then you believe that mice run around with little gold
buttons on their red pants and drive cars.
- Mort Walker

I think that every sexual position is fundamentally comic.
- Judith Butler

You can't be a proper comic unless you've been out
on stage and felt the fear.
- Johnny Vegas

I really never had any ambitions to be a standup comic.
I was talked into it by guys that I used to work out with.
- Joe Rogan

We never respect those who amuse us,
however we may smile at their comic powers.
- Marguerite Gardiner

People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly
interested in comic books.
- Harvey Pekar

A comic can be aesthetically beautiful.
I think they captured it beautifully and accurately.
- Yancy Butler

It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make
the comic and the serious rub up against each other
just as closely and uncomfortably as I can.
- Richard Russo

Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist,
but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty
developed comic strip character.
- Bill Griffith

I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree
with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump,
but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
- Roy Lichtenstein

My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies
of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
- Nora Ephron

I'm a quite serious actor who doesn't mind being ridiculously comic.
- Alan Rickman

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

I am a comic writer, which means I get to slay the dragons,
and shoot the bull.
- Rita Mae Brown

I think the people who would be the least interested
in my work would be people who read lots of comic books.
- Harvey Pekar

George W Bush is like a bad comic working the crowd,
a moron, if you'll pardon the expression.
- Martin Sheen

I see myself as a comic but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs.
- Alan Davies

The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
- Berke Breathed

Years have passed since I have set foot in a comedy club.
If the comic is doing badly it's painful,
and if the comic is doing brilliantly,
it's extremely painful.
- Dick Cavett

I love comic books and always did as a kid.
- Rick Moody

Everything I've done is an old Marvel comic in its' own way.
- Rob Walton

NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.
- Leonard Maltin

Listen, people like Brian Bendis did great things for comic readers,
great things for comic readers.
- Avi Arad

Comic art is just different.
It's art on its own terms.
- Joe Simon

Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story.
- Michael Chabon

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 mean, I guess I started during the comedy boom,
so it was literally like, on Sunday you could decide
you wanted to be a comic,
and on Monday, you could be on stage.
- Todd Barry

I love comic book movies, and Marvel Comics obviously are the best.
- Maria Menounos

Comic timing...
is how to have a relationship with the camera and deal
with the camera without looking like you are.
- Colleen Haskell

Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute
the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment
(with the exception of porn).
- John Podhoretz

I'm not a comic book guy at all.
- Darren Aronofsky

I was a very sickly kid.
While I was in the hospital at age 7,
my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied.
I was hooked.
- Len Wein

A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior.
Most great comics are doing such silly things;
you'd say,
'That's what a child would do.'
- Gene Wilder

I didn't realize House would be the central character,
more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally.
I relish his wounded nature - the lameness,
the scarred Byronic hero.
- Hugh Laurie

Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming
the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
- Ben Stiller

You know, I think whatever a comic talks about onstage
is all they talk about offstage.
- Sarah Silverman

Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books,
I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee,
who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
- Mickey Spillane

I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart.
I like graphic novels more than comic books.
- Matthew Vaughn

I would love to do something like Austin Powers to
show off my comic timing.
- Uma Thurman

Dennis the Menace was probably the most realistic comic book ever done.
No space aliens ever invaded!
- Gilbert Hernandez

I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never
miss any of the comic books.
I had practically no hair when I was a kid!
- R. L. Stine

I provide a little comic relief.
- Anthony Anderson

I'm a schoolteacher.
That's even worse than being an intellectual.
Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold
and hungry in this richest land on earth.
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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

When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show;
it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.
- Drew Carey

There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism,
such as comic strips and radio.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader,
Daredevil is not a known thing.
- Avi Arad


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