Great Moments in Literature

“Anyway, the fascinating thing was that I read in National Geographic that there are more people alive now than have died in all of human history. In other words, if everyone wanted to play Hamlet at once, they couldn’t, because there aren’t enough skulls!”

                     --Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and 
                                     Incredibly Close, 2005

“GUESS I’M JEST GONNA HAFTA SNEAK UP BEHIND ‘IM WHILE HIS BACK IS TURNED–AN’ CLOBBER ‘IM A GOOD ONE! THIS SORT’A MOVE AINT EXAC’LY KOSHER IN THE SUPER-HERO’S HANDBOOK–BUT I CAN TURN IN MY GOOD CONDUCT MEDALAFTER I SAVE THE FLIPPIN’ WORLD!”

                     --Len Wein, MARVEL FEATURE, Vol. 1, No. 11, 
                             "Cry: Monster!," 1973