"It's so great in Hollywood now. You have people past 40 sitting and talking about serious stuff, writing and making movies and TV, but there's laser pistols and superheroes and alien monsters involved. It's viable and mainstream."
"I think superheroes are heroes with flaws, and in their flaws, there is a sense of humor."
"Some of the greatest actors have turned superheroes into a serious business: Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson in 'Batman' Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, the first venerable knights of the X-Men, who have now passed the baton to Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy."
"The media need superheroes in science just as in every sphere of life, but there is really a continuous range of abilities with no clear dividing line."