Zeus might not have achieved the same level of fame as Pepe, but that's just the way Matt intended it. You see, Zeus is a playful nod to the artist's own journey alongside his iconic creation, Pepe the Frog. While Pepe has taken center stage, Zeus remains quietly on the sidelines, content to be the quirky sidekick.
What makes Zeus truly stand out is his distinctive appearance. With a perpetually goofy grin and a single, stylish earring that dangles from his ear, Zeus is a canine character like no other. But the pièce de résistance is the Pepe chain he proudly wears around his neck. Instead of Pepe's familiar eyes, this chain features peace signs, symbolizing Matt Furie's heartfelt message of peace and love.
Zeus is a reflection of Matt himself, a subtle expression of the artist's beliefs and whimsical sense of humor. Matt Furie has never released Zeus as an NFT character in any of his collections, keeping this lovable pup as a hidden gem for those in the know.
So, the next time you dive into the world of Pepe the Frog, keep an eye out for Zeus, the charming and comical alter ego of Matt Furie, a symbol of peace, love, and the delightful eccentricities that make the Pepe universe so special.