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Quotes / We're Still Relevant, Dammit!

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"February 18, 2031: Bil Keane works in a "gettin' jiggy wit' it" caption to demonstrate that he's tuned in to pop culture."

"A lot of Comic strips that are 'with it' are better off without it"
Dik Browne from "Backstage at the Strips"

"If you want to prove Superman is still relevant, all you have to do is tell good Superman stories. Jumping up and down and screaming "HEY, I'M STILL RELEVANT!" is the quickest way to lose the argument that nobody was asking you to have.and it's even worse when you're doing it by having a character beat up a parody of characters that were themselves already a parody."
Chris Sims on "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way?", The Problem with DC's "Superman: A Celebration of 75 Years"

(In old guy voices)
"Hey Murph...!"
"What are the kids into in the year of Our Lord two thousand and eleven?"
"Eh... looks like they enjoy the vampire books and... something called planking?"
"Vampires you say...?"
"I did say vampires but also planking."
"Okay. Add vampires to the script so the kids will like it."
"What about planking?"


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