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#1. There is a sequence in my 'Detective Comics' run where you can't find consecutive issues by the same artist. That's intentional. That was done on purpose. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#2. Your ability to name every single variation of Kryptonite and every first issue in which it appears is a great pop quiz skill, but is not a great writing skill, all right? So just because you can do that doesn't mean you know how to write. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#3. When there's a clear vision, and you've got the creative teams working toward that goal, each on their own, it can then come together quite elegantly at the endpoint. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#4. I write characters. Some of those characters are women. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#5. We have our mission and we are going to complete it. So grab your straws and suck it the fuck up. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#6. This is Commander Poe Dameron of the Republic Navy, - Author: Greg Rucka
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#7. What we want to see is stories that are going to be honest stories about the characters that we're telling them about. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#8. So he was FN-2187, well on his way to becoming the ideal First Order stormtrooper. That was what everyone thought, at least. Except FN-2187 himself. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#9. For the light to exist, there must be the dark. For the Force, there must be balance. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#10. DC are playing catch up with Marvel because of things like 'The Avengers' breaking six hundred million domestic. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#11. I read a lot of science fiction, but I also mixed it up with a lot of other genres: crime, literary fiction, as well as nonfiction. Author-wise, I'm a fan of Stephen King, Lauren Beukes, Robert McCammon, Raymond Chandler, Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker and Gail Simone, among many others. - Author: Adam Christopher
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#12. If someone arrives, fully functional yet a tabula rasa, how does their environment influence, educate, even mold them? And if that is a nurture question, then where does that character's nature fit in? How does that manifest? - Author: Greg Rucka
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#13. The Force is with me, and I am one with the Force," Chirrut told Althin. "And I fear nothing, for all is as the Force wills it. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#14. I love doing research. It's like cheating, but with permission. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#15. The worst thing that can happen for a writer is for a writer to start believing their own press. I think the industry, and the comics industry in particular, is littered with the bodies of writers who believed their own press. And you can see the moment they did, and then the work nosedives. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#16. No, the Empire needed to be fought. It had to be resisted. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#17. There are a lot of people in the medium who came and got into the industry and work in the industry, and these are people who were raised on comics and loved comics. Comics are their religion. To such an extent, that they don't know anything else. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#18. Somebody's got to win this war, right? - Author: Greg Rucka
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#19. In that moment he understood it had never been a game. He understood that he was never going to be one of them. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#20. I do crazy amounts of research. I want this stuff to 'work,' so to speak. I need to be, at least to me, believable - because if I feel - if I cannot invest some element of verisimilitude, the reader is absolutely not going to buy in. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#21. There are so many great characters because one of the things that makes Batman fantastic is that Batman is tragic. I've said this elsewhere; I've said it over and over again, but the beauty of the character is that he's a Don Quixote. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#22. I think when you're working with a character that another writer is acting as - for lack of a better word - custodian of, your obligation as a professional is to not do anything that violates that 'primary' take. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#23. She would give him one more chance, Phasma decided. One last chance for FN-2187 to decide his fate. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#24. I'm hoping Lor San Tekka knows where to find my brother, Poe. And Luke Skywalker may be the only hope we have left. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#25. All the sudden, I was part of the 'No Man's Land' thing, and there was a bundle of core writers for that, but somewhere along the line, I became the go-to guy after that initial arc. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#26. Knife fights are something that happen between the Sharks and the Jets, that's it. Everywhere else, it's not a fight, it's just someone trying to goddam kill you. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#27. like Poe, she was what was referred to as a "victory kid," one of the hundreds of millions - if not billions - of sentients who had been conceived in response to the Empire's fall. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#28. What is it you do for your family? Aside from trying to put it in your sister, I mean? - Author: Greg Rucka
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#29. To me, the joy you're going to get in a 'Punisher' story is watching him punish incredibly wicked people. Now, if you can add to that an emotional content, wonderful. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#30. I like the 'Keystone Kops' storyline. It didn't actually go quite the way I wanted to, but it was another great way to show how different life was in these two different corners of the DCU, being on the ground in these different areas. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#31. Leia was looking up at Poe, smiling ever so slightly. Flyboys. You're all the same.
Some of us are flygirls, Poe said. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#32. It was responsible for the interlopers who plagued their lands. It - Author: Greg Rucka
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#33. Enlightened self-interest" was how Solo himself had described it. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#34. I come from a prose background. I come from short story background, and that led me into novels. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#35. I've always had a thing for theme parks and their less-glorious cousins, amusement parks, the carnival midway, and others of such ilk. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#36. The first story I can remember writing, that I truly set down on paper, was a Christmas story that I wrote when I was ten years old. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#37. I think if you look back at some of the stuff that we broadly label as the crime 'ouvre,' there are certainly elements of the supernatural at work. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#38. I'm a fan of genre in the abstract, but at best, perhaps all we can really say when we talk about genre is that we're talking about an umbrella that covers a kind of story with certain elements. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#39. I am the product of Denny O'Neil in many ways, I carry forth a lot of what Denny instilled in me. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#40. in clear violation of the Galactic Concordance. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#41. I think there are certain questions that get asked in comics over and over again, and people want definitive answers, but I feel like there shouldn't be definitive answers. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#42. ....but you're wrong" He said. "Life is about your family and the people that love you. Life is about your experiences. It's about LIVING and it's about the people that you share it with. The rest of it, the rest of them? They are chaff - Author: Greg Rucka
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#43. Every character needs an adversary - one who is both challenging and a contrast for the hero. The best adversaries reveal something about the character they're contrasting. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#44. What he knew was what he had been taught, and what he had been taught was simple: the First Order stood against the deprivations of the Republic. The First Order brought law to a lawless galaxy. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#45. I just know that if you make a Superman movie you can't take kids to, you've done something wrong. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#46. I think that Batman loses his efficacy and mythology if he's got too many people around him. That's what the Justice League is for, you know what I mean? - Author: Greg Rucka
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#47. We wanted to talk about death in the DC Universe, and how some people go to get a pass and come back, and some people didn't. That opened up a whole other topic about legacy. We wanted to talk about what was required to be a hero, what were the elements of true heroism? - Author: Greg Rucka
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#48. I'm sick to death of the way the Big Two treat people. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#49. The need to do what's right, and maybe find a little adventure along the way." Poe shifted in his seat. "You remind me of my brother," Leia said softly. "Fly like him, too, apparently." Poe looked at her, surprised and flattered at once. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#50. I love liminal characters. I love these characters that are outside and enter and consequently are perpetually outsiders, and who hold themselves to a higher standard. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#51. Rapier Squadron was transferred from Mirrin Prime and redeployed aboard a refitted Mon Calamari cruiser called Echo of Hope. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#52. THERE WERE four of them in the fire-team, and because shouting out things like, "FN-twenty-one eighty-seven, watch your back!" was a mouthful, especially when the blaster fire was searing the air around them, they'd defaulted to shorter versions. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#53. Emotional honesty transcends reality; it's what allows disbelief to be suspended and yet what makes a story stay true. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#54. When I started out as a novelist, I thought I was going to be a private-eye writer. That was my intent, and that's what I studied, I mean, scholarly. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#55. Like nightclubs and sporting events, entry into an amusement park is a permission to become someone else. We come for the experience and to relish it. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#56. Hope can live in a vacuum. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#57. A character wandering around asking, 'Who am I?' isn't, in and of itself, a story I'm interested in telling. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#58. FN-2187 was simply Eight-Seven - Author: Greg Rucka
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#59. Superman is precisely what we should be teaching our children. Superman inspires us to our best. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#60. Deadshot you're not. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#61. Fear is one of the elements of nonlethal weaponry. You're going to get hurt, and you don't want to get hurt. Pepper spray hurts. You don't want to be sprayed. That's why it's a useful deterrent as a nonlethal weapon - I'm not advocating spraying people randomly. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#62. You have to accept that Batman is a fact of life in Gotham City, and on top of that, you have to accept that somehow this city manages to function with a police force that's 90% corrupt. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#63. Return London. Safest route. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#64. She listened intently, her chin in her hand, her elbow on her knee. Poe couldn't remember ever having felt so heard by anyone in all his life. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#65. I think you can't repeat beats. If you're doing something in one book, you can't do the exact same thing in another book. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#66. Being cursed with human hands is no excuse for clumsiness! - Author: Greg Rucka
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#67. POE DAMERON'S first ship was his mother's RZ-1 A-wing. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#68. Some of the best moments I've ever written have come about because someone, somewhere, blew my preconceptions out of the water and dropped a detail in passing that took the work in an entirely new, entirely unexpected, direction. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#69. I'm a Caucasian American Jew. These are all things that make up who I am. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#70. Speaking as a father, there is no rulebook, and you don't know how to do it. You just do the best you can. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#71. I tend to see - socially, I don't tend to be myself in a male role. I don't know any other way to put it. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#72. The goal with 'Alpha' was to run towards the cliches and then to break through them, and that doesn't change depending on the medium. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#73. When we're 16, we have lots of heavy thoughts. And these are the heavy thoughts, where, when we're in our 30s, we look at 16-year olds and sort of scorn it. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#74. I think Batman has the Wolverine problem. I think he's overexposed. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#75. A real stormtrooper is the extension of the First Order, of Supreme Leader Snoke's will, nothing less. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#76. Good fiction can both entertain and light up those dark corners where nice people don't want to go. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#77. I'm not a huge Lovecraft fan as far as that goes; I think there are some stories of his that are really quite wonderful, but for the most part, I have great difficulties with his prose - and the more you know about the man, the harder it is to separate him from the work in many ways. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#78. It was, strangely, like coming home, as if this was the place Poe had meant to be all along. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#79. The female experience is different from that of the male, and if, as a male writer, you cannot accept that basic premise, then you will never, ever, be able to write women well. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#80. When I was in high school, I started writing a serial novel, longhand, set in the Arthurian mythos, and influenced not incidentally by Marion Zimmer Bradley's 'The Mists of Avalon.' - Author: Greg Rucka
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#81. If Portland can truly have a true comics show that doesn't become a media show but retains its focus on comics, I think it's going to serve the city well. If this becomes a big show, it's going to bring in a lot of money for the city. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#82. Comics don't work without the visuals, obviously. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#83. For every person who passes on the opportunity to write Spider-Man or Superman, I guarantee there are 5000 hungry writers who would give their eye-teeth to do it. But just because they want to do it, it doesn't mean they are capable of doing it. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#84. Every writer is going to end up drawing from their own experiences in one way or another. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#85. 'Alpha' is a very fast-moving book. It doesn't lend itself to laborious introspection and the navel-gazing that some stories can fall prey to. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#86. For me, plot always comes out of character, so I had to be sure of my characters. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#87. The writer's curse is that the more you fall in love with the work you're doing, the more I think it shows. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#88. Character is made up of a variety of different things. One of those elements is gender. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#89. Everyone uses everyone, Tee. Way of the world, isn't it? - Author: Greg Rucka
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#90. One did not need to believe in the Force to know right from wrong. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#91. There are still plenty of people who want to burn me at the stake for my Wonder Woman run. And I can't really blame them, you know? That was my take on the character, and when people are invested in the characters, they see them very clearly and in the way they like. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#92. The stories that are out and the things that have been published are a sample of my interests. There are genres and sub-genres that I haven't waded into but have wanted to, or have waded into in other places but never actually written. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#93. Every writer has characters that they become attached to and that they feel very strongly about. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#94. So when she wasn't sleeping or just sitting and listening to the storm or tinkering at her workbench, she flew. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#95. Comics fans want new stuff that looks exactly like the old stuff. It is hard for the publishers, and even the audience, to change something. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#96. When I was in third grade, I would run home - literally run home from school - and if I could make it in time, I could get home and the put the TV on in time to catch the answering machine message at the start of 'The Rockford Files.' - Author: Greg Rucka
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#97. You know how a nonlethal weapon is supposed to work? A nonlethal weapon works on the basis of three things: It needs to deter, and that's normally done through pain, and that pain creates a byproduct, which is fear. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#98. For those he has ignored, he allows them this. He allows them God, their only ally. Places to worship, but no one to teach. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#99. I am one with the Force," he said to himself and to the universe at once. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#100. I showed up pretty much at the exact right moment to end up with a lot of work on my plate very quickly, because I was young and foolish, and so I wrote very quickly. - Author: Greg Rucka
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