"They were all Berkeley High students who, as part of an event, carefully organized by the school’s Black Student Union, had walked off their downtown campus at 2:30 p.m., skipping the last class of the day, in order to make their voices heard in
Sex. Magic. Violence. Religion. Controversy. Politics. Offensive language. Racism. Sexism. Cultural sensitivity. Anti-ethnic. Abortion. Drugs and alcohol. Gangs. Suicide. Homosexuality. Satanism and the occult. Gore. Nudity. Gambling. These are the reasons books get banned.
Romance. Heartbreak. First kisses. Emotions. Prom. Tears. Missed connections. Break-ups. Holding hands. Best friends. Sex. Love at first sight. Chemistry. Love triangles. Caring. Happily ever after. This is what love stories are made of.
Futuristic. Space opera. Wormholes. Parallel universes. Cryonics. Time travel. Hard science. Teleportation. Artificial intelligence. Spaceships. Nanotechnology. Extraterrestrials. Military adventures. Cyberpunk. Social commentary?
"The comics creator asks us to join in a silent dance of the seen and the unseen. The visible and the invisible. This dance is unique to comics. No other artform gives so much to its audience while asking so much from them as well. This is why I think it's a mistake to see comics as a mere hybrid of the graphic arts and prose fiction. What happens between these panels is a kind of magic only comics can create."
“We hold hands as we walk through town. If anybody notices, nobody cares. I know we all like to think of the heart as the center of the body but at this moment, every conscious part of me is in the hand that he holds. It is through that hand, that feeling, that I experience everything else.”
Great power. Great responsibility. Faster than a speeding bullet. I am the night. No evil shall escape my sight. I'm the best there is at what I do. You know who I am... who the world needs me to be. Look up in the sky. Shazam! It's clobberin' time...