"A reader of unillustrated fiction completes the work in his mind; the reader of a comic book or the viewer of a movie is passive. That is why kids lose a lot when they don't read fiction, even when the movies and TV that they watch are aesthetically superior."
What a nice sentiment. It's even better that this quote comes from the judge in the Neil Gaiman v. Todd McFarlane case, an argument over the ownership of the Medieval Spawn character. It comes from a passage