Comic Book Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old comic book quotes, comic book sayings, and comic book proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Comic books epitomize the accessibility, disposability, and appeal to instant gratification that lie at the core of modern consumer culture.     

Bradford W. Wright

Even a pretty traditional comic book writer can make valuable contributions to the Internet.

Harvey Pekar

The world of comic book collecting is not a pretty place. For a bunch of guys who like good-over-evil stories, you sure meet a lot of morally bankrupt assholes.     


The comic book is the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the horror of the home, the curse of the kids and a threat to the future.

John Mason Brown

Anytime you start doing a comic book with mythology attached, people are like, "Are you going to get it right? It's important to me.     

Tom Cavanagh

Comic book companies are like comic book villains; they keep coming back after they die.     

Jim Steranko

Specific, closed cultures like that surrounding comic books have allowed voices to be heard that might not have been audible in a world in which all cultural texts speak the same common language.

Matthew J. Pustz

You can make your superhero a psychopath, you can draw gut-splattering violence, and you can call it a graphic novel, but comic books are still incredibly stupid.     

Bill Watterson

Today, the comic book industry is an entertainment business not unlike Hollywood. Just as there are popular actors, there are also the star comic book creators, writers, and pencilers, who attract crowds of hundreds sometimes thousands of eager, autograph-seeking fans at every comic book convention they attend.     

Tony Caputo

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate unlike most films.

Alan Moore

Comic books are a big passion of mine.

Taran Killam

You start to get nervous when the value of a comic book or graphic novel is relative to the achievements of some other medium.     

Adrian Tomine

Comic book heroes are an important part of our culture.

Mike Colter