Bill Griffith Quotes

39 Bill Griffith quotes:

"Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity."
"Zippy accepts chaos as what it is, which is the real order of everything."
"Are we having fun yet?"
"Zippy is living in the moment. He's at peace with himself because he's out of step with everyone; he doesn't know it, and he doesn't care."
"Cartooning has come a long way. It started out as an adult medium, for satirical purposes; then the appeal to children got emphasized."
"At this point it's kind of a faded, tattered dream, but over the years there was some serious effort and a lot of serious money spent to make a movie."
"I hate Calvin and Hobbes. I think its a big re-hash of formula kid strips."
"I had a mixture, my father was a career army man and my mother was a writer."
"What I do is draw but if you make an animated feature obviously it takes a whole team of people, and Zippy is my work. I felt that turning it over to a team of people would be wrong."
"She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister."
"Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America."
"Yes, but personally I was never a big acid head."
"Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level."
Author: Griffith Quotes Category: American Cartoonist Quotes Comics Quotes
"Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character."
"If something is going on in my life, it winds up getting into my strip."
"Everyone says how Calvin and Hobbes is about a real kid, to me there's nothing real about it; it's an adult using a kid's body as a mouthpiece."
"Mike Judge, who I've become friends with over the years never took himself seriously as an artist."
"Frivolity is a stern taskmaster."
"I think Zippy is part of me, but I'm not Zippy."
"Well, I've done a lot of strips since I've been here about Zippy and me being in Connecticut."
Author: Griffith Quotes Category: American Cartoonist Quotes Connecticut Quotes

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