Sergio Aragones Quotes

My best sources are my travels and my collection of National Geographic.

Travel Quotes

When sadness happens in the middle of work, I separate my personal grief from my train of thought.

Work Quotes, Sadness Quotes, Thought Quotes

If the gag is complicated, you spend more time thinking about the way you're drawing it.

Time Quotes, Thinking Quotes


Anyone can write a story based on the kind of horror where you see a guy in car and then there's the bad guy in the back seat. It's infantile to rely on that for telling a story. That's like going to bed and thinking there's a monster under your bed. It's silly.

Thinking Quotes

I have always loved horror very much. I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery. It was one of my first jobs writing for comics, and I loved it.

Love Quotes, Mystery Quotes

I have 40 years of unpublished material, the ones they don't pick, and the reason I don't redraw them or use them again is that I like to use my brain every day and come up with new jokes.

Material Quotes

I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books.

Love Quotes

The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.

Love Quotes

The Boogeyman is your conscience. The Boogeyman is the result of your own bad behavior. I love this Boogeyman.

Love Quotes, Conscience Quotes

The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born.

Life Quotes

Suspense is very important. Even though this is humor and they're short stories, that theory of building suspense is still there.

Important Quotes, Humor Quotes

Eventually I would like to touch all the genres. I would like to do some detective stories, and I want to do a Western. I would want to do humorous Westerns.

Humor Quotes

Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design.

Work Quotes, Character Quotes

Once you've established where you are, you go to the character and elaborate on expressions and action.

Action Quotes, Character Quotes

I live in a very small town and now that I've closed down my studio, I'm working at home.

Work Quotes

My work is so unorthodox that from one panel to the next, the drawings are completely different... totally opposed to the way of working in something like animation, where every drawing has to look like the one before.

Work Quotes

When you're drawing comics, you get very involved in how the story is going to develop and you spend more time daydreaming on that particular subject.

Time Quotes

Comics is a great medium to get a lot of stories out.

Great Quotes