By the time you have your protagonist attempting to assassinate the Pope, you've sort of signaled that everything is on the table.
For a lot of arcane shipping reasons, new comics, even digital ones, have a long history of only being released on Wednesdays.
That was the appealing thing about comics: There literally is no budget in comics. You're only limited by your imagination.
I like animal sidekicks. They seem to be a pretty cool trope of post-apocalyptic fiction - just because if you're going to have this lone protagonist, they're going to need someone to talk to. Dogs are overused, and cats are dumb. So that leaves monkeys.
I start with something that makes me angry or confused, and then I write about it. It's a form of self-help.
Even though I was trained in play writing and screenwriting, when I sat down to write a comic book for the first time, Alan Moore was first and foremost in my mind.
I guess my journey with comics began with stuff like Spider-Man and Batman. I started off with mainstream superhero stuff, which I've never abandoned.