Michael E. Uslan
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Michael E. Uslan (June 2, 1951 –) is an American producer and the first instructor to teach an accredited course on comic book folklore at any university.
- It all comes down to the great stories. The colorful and interesting characters that people can invest themselves in. The ones that they want to follow. That is the most critical thing for me. The second thing is, you have to have a filmmaker who gets it. Who has a passion for a character. Who has a vision for a character. Someone who really knows how to execute that vision. It's a hard thing to find. And its essential. The third thing is, and I have been in the trenches of Hollywood for thirty-five years, day by day, trying to make them understand this...Comic books and superheroes are not synonymous.
- Executive Producer Michael E. Uslan Talks The Dark Knight Rises! (September 19, 2011)
- This is our modern day mythology, this is American folklore and it's becoming international folklore. The ancient gods of Greece, Rome and Egypt still exist, except now they wear spandex and capes.