Monday, June 28, 2004

Bakshi's tangled web: Canada's Globe and Mail talks with legendary animator Ralph Bakshi, whose stint as executive producer of the original Spider-Man cartoon (1968 to 1970) cost him dearly:

"Can you imagine a young man staggering home from the studio burnt out every night of the week? My girlfriend left me, my cocaine dealer left me. ... I lost more girls to Spider-Man than I can count -- I wouldn't do it again no matter what I was paid."