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12 great moments from Brian K. Vaughan's super-rare Twitter Q&A

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Mar 26, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT

Brian K. Vaughan is one of the most beloved and acclaimed comic-book scribes working today, with titles like SagaY: The Last Man and Runaways to his name. He's also one of the more private creators out there, preferring to work rather than get lost in the maelstrom of things like Twitter. Yesterday, though, Vaughan made an exception. To celebrate the completion of The Private Eye -- a 10-issue, digital-only futuristic mystery story he collaborated on with artists Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente -- Vaughan took over the Twitter account of Panel Syndicate, the online platform through which he and Martin distributed The Private Eye, to answer fan questions for 12 hours (with meal breaks, of course). 

As with most of Vaughan's (sometimes rare) interviews, the session was a combination of jokes, wisdom, writing advice and trivia, and the whole feed is well worth reading if you're a fan of his work. If you just want some highlights, though, we've gathered some of the best bits below.

On productive writing:

On what legendary artist he'd like to collaborate with:

On whether he'd ever return to do work-for-hire comics at a company like Marvel and DC in the midst of his many creator-owned projects:

On whether there's been any progress on Y: The Last Man finally making it to the screen in some form:

On when we can expect his future Image Comics projects:

On how he feels about Runaways returning at Marvel without him:

On inspiration:

On changes to Lost season six:

On when Saga will end:

On collecting comics:

On working with editors:

On more digital-only work at Panel Syndicate:

All 10 issues of The Private Eye, most of which run longer than a standard print comics issue, are available at Panel Syndicate now on a pay-what-you-want system. 

(Via Panel Syndicate)