• remind me tomorrow
  • remind me next week
  • never remind me
Subscribe to the ANN Newsletter • Wake up every Sunday to a curated list of ANN's most interesting posts of the week. read more

Invader Zim Creator Comments on Panty & Stocking

posted on by Gia Manry
U.S. comic artist Jhonen Vasquez speaks on P&S character's similarity to his GIR

Jhonen Vasquez, an American comic artist who created the animated television series Invader Zim, has posted about the new fall Gainax television anime Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt this week. Specifically, he talks about the Panty & Stocking character Chuck (pictured at right), a green dog who bears some similarity to GIR (pictured at far right), a robot in a green dog costume who appears in Invader Zim. In the post, he comments that Panty & Stocking:

"…took GIR out of the whorehouse he was working in and gave him a new job! It's nice seeing him get some work, but I gotta say it's a bit on the simple side for my tastes, what with the fart and shit jokes, but the ending is pretty ridiculous, and Gainax produces some of the only Japanese animation I can stand without wishing I was the drinking type, so I'm looking forward to more."

Vasquez also notes that Chuck "seems a little underused in those[sic] new show," but carrying on with the joke that the character is, in fact, GIR, he surmises that it's all the creators can expect from "what's left of his mind after all the heroin."

[Via Japanator]

Images © 2010 Gainax/Geeks
© Nickelodeon

discuss this in the forum (54 posts) |
bookmark/share with: short url

this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history

Interest homepage / archives