theimancameron asked: Which pre-reboot Batman event is your favourite, and if you could write any one Marvel character or team, who would you choose?
Honestly, probably Bruce Wayne:Murderer/Fugitive, because it utilized the full Bat-Family better than any other event, I think. I’ve read it way more times than it is reasonable to read things.
And I absolutely want to write Quentin Quire at some point. I loooooove that character so hard.
Anonymous asked: How extensively do you outline upcoming issues/arcs?
I work from sets of evolving outlines. I like writing big story docs. The ones we’re working off of for Eternal are pretty crazy thorough. The Woods is a bit rougher, because I want it to evolve with me, but I also know exactly where each arc ends. There’s a mini I’m working on that I completely blocked out before I even pitched it.
I never write an issue unless I know everything that’s going to happen in it, beat by beat. I don’t write blind, because so much of comic storytelling is pacing, and figuring out the way to balance each moment off of the other is something that’s better to figure out in a 1 page document than a 20+ page script.
bigwaltdiesel asked: James, what is your go to Karaoke jam?
1 - (Don’t You) Forget About Me
2 - Poor Unfortunate Souls/Be Prepared (No karaoke bar has both)
3 - Heaven is a Place on Earth (when I’m drunk enough to forget range)
4 - Time After Time (when I am drunk enough that I have hugged everyone at minimum six times)
5 - Space Oddity (When I transcend existence and become a perfect transdimensional deity)
evilmarguerite asked: Favorite Miyazaki ;p
Princess Mononoke, probably. I think Spirited Away is probably the best, but Mononoke was my first real bit of Anime, and what made me obsessed with everything Hayao Miyazaki has ever done. I have legit considered getting a Kodoma tattoo. Or the Deer Spirit (but that seems almost TOO easy to fuck up horribly)