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#1. Green Lantern: "What are your powers anyway? You can't fly."
Batman: "No."
Green Lantern: "Super-strength?"
Batman: "No."
Green Lantern: "Hold on a second ... You're not just some guy in a bat costume, are you? Are you freaking kidding me?! - Author: Geoff Johns
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#2. I didn't want to take the DC universe, put it in a box, shake the box and pour it out. I wanted to take the major characters and show what they could be like if they were put on a different path. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#3. Aquamen is unique in the sense that he does it without ego. He doesn't always have to be right. He's made a lot of mistakes, and he really takes those to heart. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#4. Everyone knows Aquaman, probably from all the animation he's been in over the years from the '70s and the '80s, entering him into the pop culture. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#5. [ ... ] but dreams on paper are never as good as the real thing. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#6. As long as Green Lantern is still dealing with fear, it's going to be relevant. 'Rebirth' really grew out of 9/11. 9/11 happened, and then two years later, I was writing about fear. It was obviously connected. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#7. I like collecting comics, I like buying comics, I like looking at comics, but I also read comics on digital readers, so any way people read comics is fine with me. Digital is just helping people who might not necessarily have access to comics help them; that's great. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#8. Every villain in the DC Universe wants something different, and not all of them want to rule the world. Or at least, not all of them want to rule the world in the way the Crime Syndicate do. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#9. I think evil is very relative. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#10. I think every writer doubts themselves, every day. You procrastinate because you're afraid. You're always afraid it's not going to be as good as you want it to be. But, the key is overcoming fear. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#11. 'Forever Evil' is my love letter to DC super villains. It's my chance to take all of the villains I've worked with and all the ones I've never worked with and put them into one gigantic, epic story that will bring together the bads of the DC Universe. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#12. Clearly, Simon Baz brings such a different viewpoint to 'Green Lantern.' The very nature of the corps concept of overcoming fear, I felt Simon was a great character to explore, while getting a different viewpoint on things. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#13. Batman: What do you think Alfred?
Alfred: I think you're a bad driver.
Batman: I've got Lucius looking into another car-
Alfred: Well you're going to need one if you actually want to catch these blokes. Tea's on the table behind you. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#14. Batman: One more thing. When you find something out, you can call me on this.
Commissioner Gordan: A cell phone with one button?
Batman: A bat signal.
Commissioner Gordan: Christ. He actually put a bat on it. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#15. I've always been attracted to the characters that I didn't know anything about. If you do anything in life with passion and love, then it's worth trying. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#16. Overcoming fear doesn't have to be skydiving, if you're afraid of heights. Overcoming fear is an everyday thing. We do it all day long. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#17. I love Captain Cold. I have him on my door at the office. He's grounded; he doesn't want to rule the world. He's not necessarily driven by ego, which a lot of villains are. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#18. The ocean is 90% unexplored. It's a great canvas to paint Aquaman stories across, just like Green Lantern has space. It's more organic, which makes it different and interesting. It's alien, but it's terrestrial. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#19. I know a lot of people that still buy comics, go to the shop every week, I know people who read them on an iPad. My brother reads on an iPad every week, he downloads his comics every week. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#20. The Green Lanterns are very forward and very courageous, very forceful. The Red Lanterns are out of control, and they're not in their right mind because when we're angry or in rage, we say things and we do things we wouldn't normally do. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#21. Aquaman is one of the greatest characters at DC Comics and one of my favorites. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#22. It might sound goofy, but I do believe that emotions have power. We're all driven by something, and most of that is emotional reaction. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#23. I tend to like writing long stories in comics. I worked on 'Flash,' 'Teen Titans' and 'JSA' for years. I always like diving into characters. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#24. I think supporting casts in comics are missing. I think a lot of the time in comics, all we have are people in costumes talking to other people in costumes, superheroes talking to superheroes and supervillains, and that's it. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#25. I may not be smart enough to do everything, but I am dumb enough to try anything. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#26. The truth is, we're all cyborgs with cell phones and online identities. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#27. I've been writing 'Green Lantern' for a long time, and one of the reasons I've enjoyed it is because the depth of stories you can tell is pretty endless with space and everything. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#28. Evil is relative - and what I mean by that is that our villains are as complex, as deep and as compelling as any of our heroes. Every antagonist in the DC Universe has a unique darkness, desire and drive. And the reason for being of 'Forever Evil' is to explore that darkness. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#29. We look at it as the multiverse. We have our TV universe and our film universe, but they all co-exist. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#30. The characters that have greys are the more interesting characters. The hero who sometimes crosses the line and the villain who sometimes doesn't are just much more interesting. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#31. Any character can find an audience and work if you have passion for that character. You might have to just scrape off the dirt and the barnacles and pull it out and highlight it. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#32. I want to do character driven epic storylines with Throne of Atlantis kicking off. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#33. One of the things that I thought really worked was that you have 'Smallville' on television and 'Superman Returns' come out in the theater, and it was fine. Nobody freaked out; nobody thought they were competing. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#34. I don't care how people read their comics, I want them to read comics. I don't care if they read them on an iPad or a phone or in store, I just want them to read comics. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#35. I'm excited for everybody to see the books. In Justice League #15, there's a lot of other stuff too that's setup in this storyline that's going to explore Superman and Wonder Woman and Cyborg. Cyborg has a huge role in this story, actually, that sends him on a new path as well. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#36. The thing about Green Lantern rings is they pick whoever has potential to overcome great fear. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#37. You're always learning about yourself, if you're honest with yourself. It's very tough to be honest with yourself. We all are dishonest with ourselves, a lot of the time. We don't want to deal with something, so we compartmentalize it. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#38. My sister was the inspiration for the character, the good qualities instilled in the character. The initial inspiration was there, but Stargirl has taken on a life of her own. She's her own character now. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#39. We are finding new areas in the ocean every day. It's as alien as going to outer space. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#40. I love every character in the DC universe, except for Rampage. Rampage is a She-Hulk rip-off, and I like She-Hulk. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#41. Deathstorm sees Power Ring as a fascinating experiment. Deathstorm is a scientist who's been merged with the dead body of his lab assistant. It's given him a cold demeanor and a clammy touch. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#42. Everyone looks up to you. They listen to you. If you tell them to fight, they'll fight. But they need to be inspired. And let's face it, "Superman" ... the last time you really inspired anyone
was when you were dead. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#43. I am always a sucker for the underdogs. I love Batman and Superman, but when it comes to the guys who don't stand in the front of the line, Aquaman is one of the key guys for me. He's so much fun to work on. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#44. I really explored self-awareness and emotions through 'Green Lantern.' It might sound goofy, but I do believe that emotions have power. We're all driven by something, and most of that is emotional reaction. For me, it was about recognizing my self-awareness. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#45. We always knew that we wanted to keep Atlantis off for a while and when it did show up, to make it a big story. The goal for Aquaman was to position him as an A-list character; position him as an important member of the Justice League. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#46. The more that we self-analyze ourselves, the nicer we are to people and to ourselves, and the more we understand each other. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#47. I think Aquaman feels - and deservedly so - like an A-list, premier DC hero. I hope that carries on; it certainly will carry over to Justice League. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#48. 'The New 52,' I was really excited that new people got to jump in on books. In particular, on 'Aqua Man.' - Author: Geoff Johns
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#49. I put my comics that are really valuable into regular mylar because I like to look at them. Once they're in those clam shell boxes, they're impossible to open up. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#50. 'Justice League' takes place in the past, and Aquaman has a lot more to prove. He's just starting out. The perception is already beginning, and all these super humans are just showing up, and here's Aquaman. The perception is, 'What's next? Now we've got a guy talking to fish. What can be next?' - Author: Geoff Johns
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#51. There's a famous tension between Green Lantern and Green Arrow in the comic books. Those guys have always been friends. They started off as not on the same page, and then they quickly became best friends. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#52. I'm not the hero of this story. I'm a man who's been corrupted by his own unbearable pain. I'm a man who has too much blood on his hands to be called good. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#53. Do you know what body armor says about a guy?
It says he needs body armor. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#54. I love finding balance. My favorite thing to do is action-driven, emotionally-charged scenes. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#55. The DC Universe has the best villains in fiction, right? I don't think there's any group of villains collectively or anywhere else that come close to DC's. Joker, Cat Woman, Lex Luthor, are all staples. A lot of the comic book icons are fiction icons. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#56. The idea of introducing the Seven Seas is absolutely to challenge Aquaman on an emotional and personal level. His responsibility is unification of the world, and that just became a lot more complex when he learns about the fall of Atlantis and the splintering of the kingdoms. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#57. There's only one thing I know about life.
I know some things happen by chance,
And some things happen because we make them happen. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#58. Just because there's a crack in something, doesn't mean you throw it away. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#59. I absolutely love Aquaman, and the character has been a passion since 'Blackest Night.' - Author: Geoff Johns
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#60. The best thing about my job is that I work with the best creative people in the business in their fields. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#61. I'm really proud of all the stuff we've built with Green Lantern - from Larfleeze to the different corps. The universe has expanded and will live well past my run. It was more than just telling another story, but really giving back to the character by expanding and adding to their mythology. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#62. 'Flashpoint' is a showcase to demonstrate why the Flash is a major character, just like how we've done with Green Lantern. It's important that the Flash can hold his own. - Author: Geoff Johns
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#63. Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg are fantastic producers and showrunners, and they lead a very, very positive, fun, creative environment to work in and to work with. - Author: Geoff Johns
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