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Buy This Book: The IDW ‘Ghostbusters’ Series Builds On A Perfect Foundation [Review]

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Ghostbusters is basically perfect. It's one of those rare films where, with very few exceptions, there's not really any way that it could do what it does any better. As a result, it's easy to think that it could make for a great foundation to build on, especially when you consider that the characters talks about different classifications of ghosts, and the books that lay out all their stats are right there in the movie. There's clearly a rich world in place. Yet it's rare to see Ghostbusters expanded in a way that really works, maybe because the characters are tied so closely to the actors that play the roles, and the chemistry they bring to the film.

But that never stopped me believing that the potential is there, and since the first volume of IDW's Ghostbusters ongoing was on sale at Comixology this week (and I'd had great luck with IDW's TMNT book that I picked up on a similar whim), four bucks was exactly the right price for me to give it a shot. I'm glad I did -- it might not be as perfect as the movie, but it nails the voices of the characters and throws them headfirst into an adventure that's every bit as fun as you want it to be.

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Ale Giorgini Draws Characters From Your Favorite Movies With Their Eyes Closed

Art by Ale Giorgini, http://aleaaargh.tumblr.com/

When you're trying to spotlight an artist like Ale Giorgini, it's difficult to figure out what to focus on. He's done so much great stuff built on so many themes, from minimalist portraits of celebrities (a roster that includes both Charlie Brown and David Lynch) to pairing off some of cinema's greatest couples in a series called "That's Amore," and it's all worth seeing.

In the end, though, it was the pieces inspired by some of my favorite movies that hooked me, full of sleepy-eyed characters from The Big Lebowski, Ghostbusters, The Goonies and more.

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Ido Yehimovitz Draws Pop Culture’s Greatest Rides [Art]

Art by Ido Yehimovitz, behance.net/IdoYehimovitz

Listen. I love cars from movies. Yeah, I know, you all prefer horses or brisk walking or canoes, but me? I'm an iconoclast, baby. I like cars, and I don't care who knows it. Whether it's ECTO-1 from Ghostbusters or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Party Wagon or even one of those ridiculous murder machines from Death Race 2000, sweet rides are some of my favorite parts of pop culture. And fortunately, artist Ido Yehimovitz feels the same way.

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Link Ink: ‘Attack On Titanfall’, Darwyn Cooke’s ‘Batman Beyond’ Short And LEGO Stay Puft

Attack on Titanfall
Happy Hour

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New ‘Ghostbusters’ Pop! Vinyl Figures Coming From Funko In May

Funko Pop Vinyl Ghostbusters
Funko

Ectoplasmic entities have much to fear from the toy world this year. Not only is LEGO introducing a massive new Ghostbusters set sometime in 2014, but Funko is rolling out a full line of 3.75" Pop! Vinyl figures. This May, an initial Ghostbusters lineup of Egon Spengler, Raymond Stantz and Peter Venkman will be busting a Slimer (with a righteous translucent base), plus an extra-tall 6" Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

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We Got One! LEGO Ghostbusters Are Officially A Go!

LEGO Cuusoo's Ghostbusters

It was only a couple of days ago that we mentioned the campaign to get a full Wayne Manor/Batcave set produced by LEGO's Cuusoo program, and today, everyone's favorite building block manufacturers have announced what they're actually going to be putting into production. Following up on their Back to the Future DeLorean, we're going to be seeing a 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters set, complete with the Firehouse, ECTO-1 and the four Ghostbusters themselves!

Check out the reveal of the winner and a few pictures of the original submission below!

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Link Ink: The Mandarin’s Short, Hello Kitty’s Mech In Action And ‘Spirited Away’ In ‘Minecraft’

All Hail The King Ben Kingsley Thor The Dark World Short
Marvel Studios

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Link Ink: Optimus Prime’s ‘Age Of Extinction’ Look, An ‘Attack On Titan’ Christmas And Digital Doraemon

Empire Transformers Age of Extinction Cover
Empire

You're just in time for Tuesday's links. Click through to scope them all out.

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Link Ink: New ‘Thor 2′ Posters, Adventure Mech And An IRL ‘Bleach’ Sword

Marvel
Marvel

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Link Ink: Jamie Foxx Pursuing ‘Spawn’ Role, Stop-Motion Donkey Kong And All The Wolverines

New Line
New Line

Join us for a link reading fest of Monday proportions after the cut.

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