Kohta Hirano said in a side note in Order 05 of the manga, “It’s beginning to seem like everybody wears glasses. What to do?” On the twelfth day of Christmas my vampire gave to me Twelve pairs of glasses Eleven yellow roses, ten hellhounds barking Nine manga volumes, eight ghouls a-moaning Sven Catholics preaching, six… Continue reading Fangirl Karaoke: 13 Days of Hellsing Christmas, Part IV
Note from The Future: Millennium’s first appearance in-universe is the 2005 Christmas storyline. The last chapter of the main Hellsing manga was published on September 30, 2008. Non-clandestine encounters between Hellsing and Millennium start appearing in Shine storylines at the start of 2009. Erin: I get this one a lot… Email: Will Millennium show up… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: Will Millennium Show Up?
I’m guessing the colors for the Millennium costumes based on a partially-colored calendar picture and OVA previews. Rip’s eyes are red in the calendar, blue in the preview. As Shine is based on the TV series, in which all vampires except FREAKs have red eyes, I’m going with the red. Rip: The riffraff who did… Continue reading Feliz Nazidad 5/20
Dandy: We have escaped the revelry of my countrymen. Rip: This country is crazy. Major: Rip Van Winkle! Tubalcain Alhambra! Schrödinger! All: Yes, Herr, Major! Major: We’ve been waiting for you and the food is getting cold. Get in here. Doc: “Operation”? You shouldn’t have! Captain: … Zorin: A hemp tattoo kit? Dandy: Now you… Continue reading Feliz Nazidad – Christmas Dinner
Doc: Because I will not appear in this comic for years otherwise, I claim this new Sunday segment in the name of Millennium. I will answer questions, and it shall be called “What’s Up, Doc?” So, ah, does anyone have a question? Schrö: Ooh! Can I have a cookie? Doc: A cookie! Of course! Why… Continue reading What’s Up, Doc?: Cookie Catapult
Although the Nazis focused most of their oppression and murder on Jewish people, the Holocaust also included groups such as Jehovah’s Witnesses (marked with purple triangles), Roma (marked, along with others, with black triangles), and homosexuals (women got black triangles, and men pink triangles — thus the use of the pink triangle as a reclaimed… Continue reading What’s Up, Doc?: Wascawwy Wabbit
Erin: I’ve gotten a couple of emails recently asking when/if/how Shine will end. Rest assured that I have plans for the ending. Shine won’t just fall off a cliff and stop. Also, let me assure you that the end isn’t coming around any time soon. Major: Ahem. Maybe some of us WANT you to end… Continue reading Doujinshi-Ka’s Inbox: How Will Shine End?
??: DOC! Show yourself! Doc: I’m over here. And who are you? Rip: First lieutenant Rip Van Winkle, of course! Who else would I be? Doc: At the moment, you happen to be Schrödinger.
The “everyone gets bodies switched” gimmick has a long history, and it’s been suggested to me by a few people. The reason I’m using it now is that it has Plot Relevance, or will eventually. There were no official colored images of Zorin when this was drawn, so I went by a piece of Japanese… Continue reading Body Swap Of The Invaders 5/25
Rip!Schrö: I, Rip, am in Schroe’s body, and Schroe is in the Doctor’s body, and Doc is in the Dandy’s body…Who’s in mine? Who’s getting to perv out on my hot body? Zorin!Rip: Relax… I’m Zorin. Rip!Schrö: That makes me feel so much better…