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Brian K. Vaughan quotes

All writing is the same: It's just making up lies until it starts to sound like the truth. That's what I do.

Because it's in and about New York City, I knew 'Ex Machina' was going to have to continually mix the mundane and the fantastic.

By the time you have your protagonist attempting to assassinate the Pope, you've sort of signaled that everything is on the table.

Comics brought me to the dance. It'll always be my first loyalty.

Fans of my books have just been supremely nice.

Fantasy/science-fiction stories have been around almost as long as each genre, but every hybrid now lives in the shadow of 'Star Wars.'

For a lot of arcane shipping reasons, new comics, even digital ones, have a long history of only being released on Wednesdays.

Having children changes you forever, as a writer and as a human being. I hope it's for the better on both counts, but I guess we'll see.

I am a big theater fan. It's mostly just being pretentious, I think, and trying to look smart.

I don't think I have discipline when it comes to anything.

I grew up with a sister I was very close with and a mom who was a powerful influence on my life. I was always close with women.

I love doing research. I'm a film-school geek.

I never like to talk about my own politics, but whether you're left, right or center, the 2008 race was definitely good drama.

I start with something that makes me angry or confused, and then I write about it. It's a form of self-help.

I think there is a possible future where maybe we do just take a hard turn away from the Internet and we do start valuing our privacy again.

I wanted to write a story about a future where everyone has a secret identity, in part because the Internet no longer exists.

In film, you have the luxury of accomplishing what you need in 24 frames every second. Comics, you only have five or six panels a page to do that.

My parents grew up during the space race, and I think they imagined the future would be us living on moon bases and everyone has rocket shoes.

Not many people read my stuff, but I really like the ones that do.

Print and digital comics will always coexist.