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When I was younger, I just lived my life on paper. I didn’t really live in the real world very much. As a consequence, I…
We were always drawing comics as kids. My brother Charles made me draw comics. I was very much under his domination. He was actually a…
Some things I won’t do for any amount of money. Like for instance, there’s a couple of CEOs of very large corporations that offered me…
I would call myself a Gnostic. Which means, I’m interested in pursuing and understanding the spiritual nature of things. A Gnostic is somebody seeking knowledge…
People still make me nervous, but gradually over the years I’ve developed kind of like a public personality, so I can talk. I have my…
I use the old Strathmore vellum surface paper, which is the best paper you can get in the Western world for ink line drawing. It…
I oughta be rich. But, you know, if you don’t spend all your time looking after money, somebody else will. The guys who look after…
I knew I was weird by the time I was four. I knew I wasn’t like other boys. I knew I was more fearful. I…
Oh, yes. I knew I was weird by the time I was four. I knew I wasn’t like other boys. I knew I was more…
I do covers for CDs and LPs of music that I like, reissues of old-time music, and then I’m inspired to make some kind of…
I always had a sketchbook with me when I was young. I was hiding behind it, basically, hiding behind drawing because I couldn’t cope with…
With comics, you’ve got to develop some kind of shorthand. You can’t make every drawing look like a detailed etching. The average reader actually doesn’t…
In the fall of 1968, I became attractive to women. One day I was an ignored schlub in the street, then suddenly all these good-looking…
In my midteens I went through a brief stage of religious fanaticism, but it was very much about just saying prayers and stuff like that,…
If you’re trying to work the art game, if you’re like Andy Warhol or something, then you’re in with cake-eaters of society. You want to…
I was raised Catholic and I went to church until I was 16. I went through a phase when I was 15 of being quite…
You don’t have to be a Fundamentalist Christian to be interested in the Bible. It’s really a fascinating mythology.
Yeah, I was a child of American popular culture.
Throwaway pens are no good – I never liked them. I’ve tried them all.
The work itself is what motivates me. I like my own stuff, you know? I like the way it looks. I do it to please…
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