Off-Panel: July 21, 2015

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“For me, it was a process of trying to figure out, are these people I want to go to bed with? Because it’s really a marriage, and for this it would be three years. It’d be three years of not doing other things that are important to me. So it was a question of, is this important enough for me to do?” she said.”

Ava DuVernay on why she ended up passing on Black Panther. While I would have loved to have her at the helm, it’s easy to understand her decision.

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“During the course of the day, I’m generally working at different times on three to five different stories. That’s the nature of monthly comics. So I have to be able to switch from one story to another without a lot of warning or prep.”

Panels favorite Greg Pak talks about his writing process.

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