This week on the show, talking about a new clip of Ghostbusters World gameplay, Richard Edlund's state of the VFX industry, Ray Parker Jr. documentaries and more! Troy is flying solo this week as Chris is out on vacation, but don't worry - still here to talk about all the news that's fit to print. First up, Eric at Ghost Corps showed us a little bit of Ghostbusters World gameplay. But were there a few hints toward what's to come visible on the screen? And what's with the dimensional portals? Diamond Select Series 7 is out on shelves now, and for the first time you can own Janosz Poha! SyFy has a great article with Richard Edlund looking back on his career and discussing the state of the effects industry, where of course Ghostbusters comes up. And finally, there's a Ray Parker Jr. documentary in the works, find out how you can help them fund the production!
Guys... this episode is ridiculously packed. This week, we're wrapping up all of this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con announcements, reveals, comments, questions, and more. Animated Movie in 2019? A live-action film coming in the near future? A Ghostbusters Answer the Call mini-series AND a TMNT/Ghostbusters crossover sequel from IDW? TONS of toys from Diamond Select. Blitzway's amazing 1/6 scale Ecto-1. Spirt Halloween costumes and proton packs... (take a breath) all of that PLUS a few other news items including the Toronto Second City return of Bob and Doug Mackenzie and more! Grab a snack, it's a long one!
On this week's Crossrip, we're pleased to be joined by the author of the recently released Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History, Mr. Daniel Wallace! Join Troy and Chris for a rundown of all the news that's fit to podcast then an in-depth discussion with Dan on the process of writing a visual history book and stories from behind the scenes. On this week's news: more information on Ryan Kemp and how you can pay tribute in his memory, lots of IDW and merchandising news out of NYCC including the premise of the new on-going series, Diamond Select's action figure line (and that big-armed Slimer), and some micro-figures from Cryptozoic. A little follow-up on Ghostbusters pinball and rumors of a ticket yielding redemption game, and a little more on Extreme Ghostbusters. It's another jam-packed episode, join us won't you?
For those looking to donate to scholarship memorial funds in Ryan Kemp's name, please visit this website for more information.