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Egon, this reminds me.... by DanSchoening Egon, this reminds me.... by DanSchoening
Peter:...of the time you tried to drill a hole through your head. Remember that?
Egon: That would have worked if you hadn't stopped me.

So how would that scene actually have played out?

Here's my take on the moments before Egon attempts to drill a hole in his head. In case you are unfamilar with the concept of drilling a hole in your head, it's correct medical term is "Trepanation" or "Trepanning." It is centuries old in practice. And some believed that drilling a hole in your head would cause more blood to rush to your brain. Therefore, making you think better. I'm assuming Egon thinks he could expand his brain capacity this way ;) Here is the wiki entry on trepanation, [link] a very interesting read.

So what better way to kick off October, than with some Ghostbusters art! Big thanks to :iconsweete: too :D

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Evandino 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really love your "style", you have an awesome gallery BTW!
I believe on the IDW Ghostbusters wiki, it's mentioned that one of these future issues will have a tribute to Harold Ramis in it.  I believe, if you buy the paperbacks (like I do that combine issues), it'll be Paperback Issue #7 that comes out sometime in April (April 22 for Amazon buyers).  But don't quote me on that, I'm not an official anyone with the artists, illustrators, writers, IDW, etc.  Just a big, dedicated fan who happened upon what seems to be information. 

And I hope that was okay for me to share that information on here Dan.  If not, let me know, and I'll gladly remove the comment.  
Should try to get a tribute put into one of the IDW comics.
EvilMcDino Feb 24, 2014  Professional General Artist
RIP Harold Ramis. This piece is fantastic
GirMonster Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is super cool! I love all the little things! Like the drill effect, the light reflecting off the glasses, and the dust particles passing in front of the light. This is fantastic!
I often found myself wondering how that came to be.
Only Egon would have tried to do this. Great Job!
TUFFandTMNT Jan 17, 2012  Student Artist
Man, I would've liked to have seen this scene play out. It would've been so funny!

Great job on the pic!
I wish that this scene was in the movie. That would rock.
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