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Slimer redux

By T-RexJones
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Was never really happy with the original for a few reasons, and with it popping up left right and centre I figured I'd tweak it a bit so it looked the way I wanted it to. Also, with the Spirit Guide project crashing and burning, the original kinda lost its purpose. Anyway, here's my favorite drawing of Slimer...

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AyumiSpender's avatar
So want to hug him.
Razorgeist's avatar
Im reminded of the vermin problem poster for the old 88mph comic 

T-RexJones's avatar
I was always a big fan of Kurth's work on that run. If I ever got to write, I'd wanna write for him and Dan.
Razorgeist's avatar
It was a fun book wasn't it.  I hope IDW decides to rerelease it.
normanlazurus's avatar
Dude this is awesome.
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That looks great. :D
Razorgeist's avatar
Ha ha those grey gums.
SharazDestler's avatar
Slimer...is really difficult to nail down character-wise.

While your revamp of him is beautiful and extremely accomplished, he's missing that "vaguely irritating puppy" factor that makes him memorable. Not just in "The Real Ghostbusters," either: the original movie has that as well.

I know what's putting me off! His expression. I think if he were more obviously grinning mischievously, I'd respond better...Here, he looks a bit more like a leering, scowling, creepy old man.

Still, I give you an A+ for the excellent work you did. I just prefer to think of the ugly little spud as...ahem...the "life" of the party.
T-RexJones's avatar
HAHAH! I think you need to go through my work a bit more... You'll find I'm inclined to do this sort of thing to most creatures.

I see where you're coming from though, and thanks!
SharazDestler's avatar
Yes, I've browsed through almost all of them. I do like your work; just not sure about Slimer as a creepy old man, that's all.
devilmanozzy's avatar
It pops out much better here. I am all for following along a concept/set of rules, but sometimes you just got to do it the way it should be done.
T-RexJones's avatar
Yup! That's pretty much what I figure these days!
sanshugroove's avatar
The redux looks fucking great.
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