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I think Maus I is better than Maus II. The standard here is whether or not it's as good as a great book of prose literature and by that standard, no, it's not that great.

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But now that I'm cartooning full-time, I'm more of an observer. I'm talking to people who are experiencing these things. But it's not like being in the trenches.

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If I had to rank my skills, I have a long way to go before I can write a good graphic novel.

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I have to say that I don't find South Park very funny. It's not the politics. I always saw it as stoner animation and it just left me cold.

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I think Dilbert is actually a radical strip.

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I used to wake up every day and think of some way he'd slighted me. Now that I've sent this thing out into the world I hardly ever think about my Dad.

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Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't.

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Orrin Hatch was the keynote speaker at the last meeting of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. He sought me out because he was a fan. I was thinking he had confused me with someone else.

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I don't think anyone has written a great graphic novel.

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It's a perfectly valid position to not like Shakespeare.

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I never consciously do any work directly influenced from any movie, unless I'm doing a parody.

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Even though I'm a leftist. I think the left eats its own.

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I think we're the first generation to successfully integrate American society.

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I think jazz is good, but I don't enjoy it. It's not for me.

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On the ground, Pakistan is the most virulently anti-American state on the planet.

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When I put together a graphic novel, I don't think about literary prose. I think about storytelling.

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At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe.

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I think our divorce rate is bound to be less. We marry later so we're bound to be more careful about who we marry.

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Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.

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Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.

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Anyone should be able to read comics.

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I'm a better polemicist in prose.

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The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country.

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It's funny, because politically Spiegelman and I don't come from that different a place, but I view his approach as being intellectually dishonest.

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When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their eyes are recessed on their head. When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression.

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