Don't you just love the holiday season? Sure, maybe the incessant Christmas music and decorations roundabout town are getting a little gratuitous, but any unease is easily remedied by the knowledge that the words "holiday" and "presents" are essentially synonymous
This week, IDW will be releasing "Ghostbusters: Past, Present and Future." The holiday special issue, in which the team is hired by a stodgy old rich man to deal with three spirits that haunt him every Christmas, struck me as strangely familiar.
And no, I'm not talking about the obvious sense in that there's several dozen new reinterpretations of A Christm
Maybe it's because I'm something of a Scrooge myself, but I really, really get sick of "A Christmas Carol" adaptations. Since Charles Dickens is no longer with us to rake in the dough, the story's public domain status has lead to a pretty watered-down mythos that gets exploited by Hollywood every two years or so
IDW has provided Comics Alliance with a 5-page preview of "Ghostbusters: Displaced Aggression," #2 which arrives in stores Oct. 7, 2009.
Ghostbusters: Displaced Aggression #2
by: Scott Lobdell (W), Ilias Kyriazis (A) and Nick Runge (variant cover)
Peter and Rachel (the newest Ghostbuster) arrive in the days of King Arthur, only to learn his trusted advisor Merlin has been replaced by... a bearded, sword-wielding Dr. Ray Stantz! All that
Between the recent release of "Ghostbusters: The Video Game" and re-release of the original "Ghostbusters" films on Blu-ray, fans of the 25-year-old franchise are feasting on a rare bounty of well-timed nostalgia. But with the initial buzz starting to wean as viewers relive their youth and players complete a new title, it's a good time to start digging in for the long, da