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Harold Ramis 1944-2014 R.I.P. by DanSchoening Harold Ramis 1944-2014 R.I.P. by DanSchoening
From all of us on the Ghostbusters creative team at IDW, we send our heartfelt condolences to Mr.Ramis' family, friends and fans. Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with us all, and for one of the greatest gifts, the gift of laughter. You will be missed immensely. Spengler Forever

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Tumas-Muscat Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just got the 'Mass Hysteria' hardcover and was so very pleasantly surprised to find this on the last page. There couldn't have been a better place to put it than as an afterward to such a worthy celebration of the film's 30th anniversary.

Ramis may be gone, but he is definitely not forgotten.
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Anna-McNarin Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
This makes me wanna cry, again (honestly did when I first heard).
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MikeMaverick Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Harold Ramis forever. :(
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Klenesk Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Seconded.
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Lugia20711 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Student Writer
Excellent work!

R.I.P Harold Ramis
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Ghostbusterlover Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so sad... :( May he rest in peace.
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DarkEnder1 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
good stuff man very classy thank you
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PhantomGirl Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014
Egon

But not forgotten.
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JamesOgait Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Epic 
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WillieManga Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
RIP Egon Spengler.
That should be a scene in Ghostbusters 3... if there ever is one, it's that heartfelt.
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lexicon1971 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
It's great.  Brought a tears to my eyes. 
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TUFFAgentShepherd Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student Artist
Great tribute, dude!

Team Spengler FOREVER!!!
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inxsary Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
Is this available as a print anyplace?
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DanSchoening Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You can find it as an added supplement to issue #15 of the Ghostbusters comic, as well as the 7th Trade paper back :) No larger prints at this time however. Thanks for your interest!
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Juliapopstar Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
This just got me crying. Like, streams of tears down my face...
I think it's because this art just has this strong, emotional impact on me.
Seriously, great job.
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albundyland Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Great tribute man!
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Wolf-Signs Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
Thanks for the link.

Simply amazing.
A powerful and perfect homage to a great writer, actor and director (Groundhog Day is one of the best comedy movies in my opinion).

Cheers mate.

PS: Looking forward to the new editions of Ghostbusters.
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Halowing Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Very nice!!
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SpiderTrekfan616 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Egon: "Say this twinkie represents the normal amount of psycho-kinetic energy in the New York area, according to this morning's samples it would be a twinkie about Thirty-Five feet long weighing about six-hundred pounds."
Ray: *coughs up a bit of smoke hearing Egon's statement*
Winston: "That's a Big Twinkie!"
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csullivan1980 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Attention to detail is perfect.  Is there a better work for perfect?  If so it's that too!
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GDupons Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
So respectful and symbolic at the same time, really a great tribute!
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MARCRYU Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014
Thank you for this tribute
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BringerOfStorms Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
"Egon, your mucus."




~BoS
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dreamweaverm Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
The loving detail on this just breaks my heart. From the headlines to the snacks to the fact that his uniform is just...sitting there. Ready, waiting, never...never to be used again...

We love you Harold Ramis. We'll miss you always. Godspeed, wherever you've gone.
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secoh2000 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was saddened to hear this... a beautiful tribute for a great and inspirational man.
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Sugarballs Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
Egon but not forgotten
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TedKimArt Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
great tribute
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Kale-Wolfson Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I was hoping you guys were going to create a tribute. This is just...wow. wonderful work as usual.
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Emgee78 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
I have to stop looking at gorgeous Harold Ramis/Egon S. tribute art.  My feels are now just a soggy emotional mess.
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RyoLovesMe Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm still crying over his loss. He will be missed and always loved!
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Schulzfan Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Hi Dan. I have to say that I'm a huge fan of Ghostbusters. I love the movies, the video game, and the cartoon. Another thing I love are the comics both you and Erik Burnham make. Those comics you two make have really captured what makes Ghostbusters great. Like a lot of fans I am saddened by the death of Harold Ramis. I rarely feel sad upon hearing the death of a celebrity, but in this case I was. Although he worked on other projects to me he'd always be Egon Spengler. Your tribute art is the best I've seen online. Will this be included in any of the comics? Anyway, thank you for both continuing the Ghostbusters legacy and honoring a fallen Ghostbuster.
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DreadedOne131 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
Fantastic!  However some other hints at the other movies he did would have been nice.  This seems to be a Spengler only tribute!  But very nicely done!
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DanSchoening Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :) Actually there are other references to Harold's work in the clippings. Swing by the amazing Luis Delgado's post of this piece and you'll see them better :) luisdelgado.deviantart.com/art… Cheers
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DreadedOne131 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
Trying to remember, wasn't he also behind the Ghost buster's cartoon and gave Tara Strong her break as a voice actress in Extreme Ghostbusters?
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Super-Josh Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A lovely tribute.
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KIRKparrish Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
way to go man. this is great
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tervaco Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I was devastated to hear Harold had passed, but this is an incredible tribute to him and his amazing character. Excellent work Dan, truly fitting and heartfelt.
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kev1000 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
Excellent piece. RIP Mr. Ramis.
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neoboy3000 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
I wept...thank you for doing such a lovely tribute
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mikeysammiches Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Amen, Dan. Thank you so much for the on-going Ghostbusters comic. I sincerely hole you guys continue with the book for a long time. You guys really capture the legacy.
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Lotusflower22 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
Rest in peace Harold Ramis. Fantastic  tribute. 
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genesis48 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
Love this! You were an awesome Ghostbuster, Harold...
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Lelpel Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is so powerful! 
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nekokawai Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Now we can bust him!
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Sousetsuken Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In Rememberence..... I love it.
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Sherlock-Homespun Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
This is beautiful.
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TheOctoberScarf Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awww the chezits and twinkies ;n;
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TimOrgJr Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your collaboration perfectly sums it up. I know I was deeply saddened by his passing. I grew up watching Ghostbusters in its incarnations--both live-action and cartoon. Thank you!
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JamieAiken919 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
This is incredibly touching and heartfelt, and heartbreaking at the same time. This is wonderful.

See ya on the other side, Doctor Spengler.
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