Gil Kane Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Gil Kane Quotes and Sayings

Gil Kane Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Gil Kane (random)
Books & Videos:
Gil Kane Books & Videos
Type:
Artist
Nationality:
American
Birth Date / Year:
April 6, 1926
Death Date / Year:
January 31, 2000
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  • 1
    All of the penciling was consistently done by one person and the inking was whoever could finish on time. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    But generally speaking, people weren't fired, art jobs were very hard to get, so something really calamitous had to happen to a person who was working there in order for you to find a space. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    But I was also a big mouth, I started to develop a troubled relationship with Harry Shorten. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    Comics were going down for the second time and here, all of a sudden, came this thing and for the next fifteen years, romance comics were about the top sellers in the field; they outsold everything. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    Coming into the business, you'd pass through these little agencies until you got to understand what was happening in the business, unless you were really able to have a style strong enough to go directly to the publishers. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 6
    DC used to print up all of their pages, they were the only company that did it. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 7
    Everything was sensory and I never saw the structure in anything. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 8
    First of all there was a guy named Charles Nicholas, who used to do all of the inking that Jack and Simon didn't do. Simon used to do splashes and covers, but Charles Nicholas, after a while, did the inside of all of the stuff. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 9
    I just saw the emotion in everything, so I got to feel everything that was going on and that I was viewing, but I couldn't think in terms of structure, which is the whole point of deep focus. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    I think the lack of precision and deep focus is why it took me years to build up my work. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    I was hired as a penciler. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 12
    I was hired to do as many Boy Commando, Newsboy Legion, and Sandman stories as I could. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 13
    I was not too smart and constantly mouthed off and didn't know anything. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 14
    If I had one quality that really ruined me and at the same time helped me, it was the fact that I never stopped looking, and by that time I was really working at it. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 15
    In other words, DC was never harmed by the paper shortages. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 16
    It was exactly an assembly line. You could look into infinity down these rows of drawing tables. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 17
    Most of us came out of Popeye, so turning Popeye into something believable was tricky enough. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 18
    Precision is not one of the qualities that comes out in my work. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    Then the war became a real problem and along with other shortages, they started to have paper problems. Gil Kane | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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