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Jhonen Vasquez
9/1/74
USA


Born in San Diego, California and graduated from high school in 1992. He then went on to college at De Anza and studied in film. Without a lot of training he started making alternative comics. He was the writer/creator for a bunch of pieces like Squee!, Johnny, the Homicidal Maniac and Invader Zim. He has also been nominated for several Eisner Awards. He mostly makes comics, however Invader Zim was turned into a cartoon on Nickelodeon.

Animations Produced:

  • Squee!
  • Johnny, the Homicidal Maniac
  • Invader Zim, Media Blasters, Inc., March 2001, 30:00

References:
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Submitted by: Amber Roberts
as part of ARTC 400, History of Animation
Bowling Green State University
Prof. Bonnie Mitchell