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Between the Darkness and the Light: Brian Azzarello on writing for DC Comics
If you only went by the type of comic-books he wrote, you would think that Brian Azzarello was a brooding soul, a tortured artist who was tormented by a traumatic past. But when you speak with the writer of dark titles like “100 Bullets” and “Hellblazer”, he sure doesn’t come across that way. Ask him about the challenges of writing characters like The Watchmen’s Rorshach or Wonder Woman, and Azzarello is thoughtful and easy to crack wise. It’s not until you bring up the topic of his favorite baseball team - the Chicago Cubs - that the conversation gets gloomy. Well…not really.
Elliott Serrano, for Redeye
April 23, 2013