Like everyone else, the staff of ComicsAlliance was deeply saddened this week by the death of Harold Ramis. As an actor, writer and director, Ramis had a hand in crafting some of the films that shaped our lives and our sense of humor, including Caddyshack, Animal House and, of course, Ghostbusters, where he played the deadpan Dr. Egon Spengler and cracked up countless moviegoers just by telling them print was dead.
Ramis leaves behind an incredible legacy in the world of film, but artists across the world reacted to the news with their own tributes to the man and his work, which we've gathered below.
As the home of an abundant assortment of licensed titles -- many of which popularized at one time or another in animation -- IDW's in a pretty good place to play up its ties to Saturday morning cartoons. This September, the publisher will play up this relationship in titles with direct ties to animation like Black Dynamite, Doctor Who, Ghostbusters, G.I. Joe A Real American Hero, Popeye Classics, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures and Transformers: More than Meets The Eye, but also Danger Girl, Judge Dredd, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents and... The X-Files? Hit the jump to see September's full line of "IDW Gets Animated" alternate covers.
Some days you bust the ghost, some days the ghost busts you. Starting in February at IDW, a new Ghostbusters team must deal with the ramifications of the later after the core GB crew of Peter, Ray, Egon and Winston get trapped in a hellish dimension by a mysterious demonic force. Rising to the occasion will be a mix of familiar and fresh faces, as the ongoing series by Erik B
The Ghostbusters have tooled around in some sweet rides over the years, including several different models of the Ecto-1 and all kinds of weird vehicles in the animated The Real Ghostbusters series and associated toy line. IDW's Ghostbusters #9, however, will introduce the team's first RV.Written by Er
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