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"Ghostbusters": 10 Facts About the Franchise You Thought You Knew

"Ghostbusters": 10 Facts About the Franchise You Thought You Knew

Whether you've loved "Ghostbusters" since 1984 or became a fan with Sony's 2016 reboot, learn a few things about the franchise you might not know.

PREVIEWS:

PREVIEWS: "Jonesy," "Giant Days" & More BOOM! Comics On Sale August 3, 2016

Comic Books

"Jonesy's" titular super-fan is honored for her fandom, Esther and Ed get busted for their money-making scheme in "Giant Days," and more!

13 minutes ago
by CBR News Team
Movie Legends Revealed: Did

Movie Legends Revealed: Did "Ghostbusters II" Have a Secret Slimer Ending?

Film

We travel back to 1989 to discover whether there was a scene featuring Slimer cut from the original print of "Ghostbusters II."

14 minutes ago
POLL: What Do You Think of

POLL: What Do You Think of "Supergirl's" Superman Costume?

TV, Comic Books

Now that we've caught our first glimpse of Tyler Hoechlin's Superman costume as it will appear on "Supergirl," what do you think?

36 minutes ago
LOOK:

LOOK: "Supergirl" Introduces Superman in First Family Photo

TV

Tyler Hoechlin's Superman stands strong next to Melissa Benoist's Supergirl in the first photo of the two Kryptonian cousins together.

1 hour ago
by Meagan Damore
Pak Celebrates The Incredible Hulk's Life, Mourns His Death in

Pak Celebrates The Incredible Hulk's Life, Mourns His Death in "Civil War II: The Fallen"

Comic Books

Greg Pak discusses the life and death of Bruce Banner, and how Amadeus Cho's anger fuels "Totally Awesome Hulk's" "Civil War II" involvement.

1 hour ago
by Dave Richards
EXCL. PREVIEW: First Look At

EXCL. PREVIEW: First Look At "Archie" #11's New Art Team

Comic Books

"Archie" #11 and 12 will see Ryan Jampole and Thomas Pitilli follow previous series artist, Veronica Fish.

1 hour ago
by Anthony Couto
Comics A.M. - Retailer Criticizes Marvel's Prostate Cancer Awareness Variants

Comics A.M. - Retailer Criticizes Marvel's Prostate Cancer Awareness Variants

Comic Books

Retailer calls Marvel variants "disgusting"! An interview with "Blue Exorcist" creator Kazue Kato! Plus much more!

1 hour ago

"Ghostbusters": 10 Facts About the Franchise You Thought You Knew

Film

Whether you've loved "Ghostbusters" since 1984 or became a fan with Sony's 2016 reboot, learn a few things about the franchise you might not know.

2 hours ago
by Brandon Staley
Pokemon Fans Can Catch Some Z's in This Snorlax Bean Bag Chair

Pokemon Fans Can Catch Some Z's in This Snorlax Bean Bag Chair

Video Games

After pounding the pavement all day playing "Pokemon Go," you'll soon be able to unwind in a sleeping Snorlax bean bag chair.

2 hours ago

"Babylon 5" Star Jerry Doyle Passes Away

TV

The actor, best remembered for his role as security officer Michael Garibaldi on the 1990s sci-fi series, was found dead Wednesday in his Las Vegas home.

3 hours ago
Superman Brings Tension & Team-Ups To

Superman Brings Tension & Team-Ups To "Supergirl"

TV

New Superman Tyler Hoechlin and the "Supergirl" cast tease what will happen when the Man of Steel arrives in National City.

3 hours ago
by Brett White
EXCLUSIVE: Babs Tarr Takes

EXCLUSIVE: Babs Tarr Takes "Doom Patrol" to the Arcade in First Issue Variant

Comic Books

Have a look at Babs Tarr's retro "Doom Patrol" #1 variant cover that takes Robotman, the Chief and the rest of the gang to an arcade.

3 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Watch the Original Singer Belt Out the

Watch the Original Singer Belt Out the "Pokemon" Theme

TV

We challenge you to watch an energetic Jason Paige sing the "Pokémon" theme song without joining in with him.

3 hours ago
Feige Compares

Feige Compares "GotG 2's" Baby Groot to Resurrected Spock in "Star Trek III"

Comic Books, Film

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige discusses Groot's evolving character in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

3 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Invincible Iron Man" #12 Has Tony Stark Explain His Disappearance

Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR an exclusive first look at Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato's "Invincible Iron Man" #12, a "Civil War II" tie-in.

4 hours ago

"Daria," "Beavis & Butt-Head" and More Return With '90s-Focused MTV Classic

TV

MTV will go retro beginning Aug. 1 with MTV Classic, which will air favorites from the 1990s, from "Unplugged" and "Road Rules" to "Aeon Flux" and "Daria."

4 hours ago
Another Justice League Member is Joining Batman in

Another Justice League Member is Joining Batman in "Suicide Squad"

Comic Books, Film

A spoilery new detail from the "Suicide Squad" press kit reveals that another Justice Leaguer, besides Batman, will appear in the film.

4 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Disney to Reboot

Disney to Reboot "The Rocketeer" With Black Female Lead

Film

A "sequel-reboot" of the 1991 film is in development at Disney, which plans to kick off the new franchise with a black female lead character.

5 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Watch: Matt Damon Was Born to Battle Monsters in

Watch: Matt Damon Was Born to Battle Monsters in "The Great Wall" Trailer

Film

An elite force and a massive wall stand between humanity and ferocious monsters in the trailer for the upcoming film from Zhang Yimou.

5 hours ago
Why

Why "Agents of SHIELD" Chose Robbie Reyes As Its Ghost Rider

TV

Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeph Loeb and more offer details about Ghost Rider, his family, and the way he'll roar onto the show.

5 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"Walking Dead's" Payton Discusses Ezekiel's POV, Working With A "Tiger"

TV

Khary Payton opens up about his "Walking Dead" audition process and reveals what it's like working with his CG sidekick.

5 hours ago
by Brett White
When Did We Learn That Wolverine Had False Memories?

When Did We Learn That Wolverine Had False Memories?

Comic Books

When did we learn that Wolverine had problems with his memory? Surprisingly late in his comic career, as it turns out...

5 hours ago

"Cul De Sac" Creator Richard Thompson Passes Away

Comic Books

The celebrated cartoonist passed away July 27, seven years after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. He was 58.

5 hours ago
Jim Lee Perfectly Explains Why DC Comics'

Jim Lee Perfectly Explains Why DC Comics' "Rebirth" is Not A Reboot

Comic Books

DC's co-publisher breaks down exactly why labeling the publisher's Rebirth initiative a reboot is incorrect.

5 hours ago
by Kevin Melrose

"Wolf Creek" TV Series Looks Just as Creepy as You'd Imagine

TV

The spinoff of Greg McLean's 2005 horror film will premiere in October on American television.

5 hours ago
16 Comic Book Characters That Ran for President

16 Comic Book Characters That Ran for President

Comic Books

As the United States Presidential cycle kicks into high gear, CBR spotlights 16 comic book characters that ran for President!

6 hours ago
by Brian Cronin

"Torque" Director Shares Swamp Thing Animation Test for Canned "Dark Universe" Film

Film

The live-action "Dark Universe" film could've happened, and now director Joseph Kahn has provided proof with a fully animated Swamp Thing.

6 hours ago
by Brandon Staley

"Batman: The Killing Joke" Earns $3.8 Million in Two-Night Theatrical Run

Comic Books, Film

The nationwide special screening event did exceptionally well in anticipation of the film's Blu-ray and DVD release next week.

6 hours ago
by Andrew Paul
Move Over, Dick Grayson,

Move Over, Dick Grayson, "Rear of the Year" Goes to Tom Hiddleston

TV, Film

The "Thor: Ragnarok" star was been presented with the lighthearted award, which recognizes "British celebrities with prize-winning rear assets."

6 hours ago
by Kevin Melrose
Did Magneto Intentionally Let His Daughter Die?

Did Magneto Intentionally Let His Daughter Die?

Comic Books

CSBG examines the X-Men storyline that revealed Magneto might have intentionally let his first child die!

7 hours ago
DiDio & Lee Say Early

DiDio & Lee Say Early "Rebirth" Response is 'Uncharted Territory' for DC Comics

Comic Books

DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan DiDio & Jim Lee discuss the fan reaction to the "Rebirth" era, and shifting philosophies over the years.

7 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Man Arrested After Throwing a Batarang at a Police Car

Man Arrested After Throwing a Batarang at a Police Car

Comic Books

Trading Gotham for Seattle, an unidentified "Batman" hurled a metal Batarang at police who pursued him after he allegedly threatened a bouncer with a spear.

7 hours ago
New Seasons of

New Seasons of "Jessica Jones," "Punisher" & "Daredevil" Won't Debut Until 2018

TV

At the TCA press tour, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos revealed the Marvel Television shows wouldn't arrive on Netflix until at least 2018.

7 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"Life is Strange" Video Game to Become Live-Action Digital Series

TV, Video Games

Square Enix's award-winning episodic game is being developed as a live-action series by Legendary Digital Studios.

8 hours ago
Supergirl Is the Common Thread in

Supergirl Is the Common Thread in "Flash," "Arrow" & "Legends Of Tomorrow" Crossover

TV, Comic Books

Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim hints at the nature of The CW's upcoming DCTV mega-event.

8 hours ago
by Jesse Gormley
EXCL. PREVIEW: The Merc with a Mouth Goes to Washington in

EXCL. PREVIEW: The Merc with a Mouth Goes to Washington in "Deadpool" #16

Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with an advance look at "Deadpool" #16, a "Civil War II" tie-in, hitting stands on August 3.

8 hours ago
Michael Keaton Doesn't Think

Michael Keaton Doesn't Think "Beetlejuice 2" is Going to Happen

Film

Despite varied reports over the years about a sequel to Tim Burton's 1988 hit, its star says he probably wouldn't be interested in doing it.

20 hours ago
Horror Hit

Horror Hit "Lights Out" Turns on a Sequel

Film

Director David F. Sandberg's short-turned-feature debuted strong, and New Line wants to keep him shooting in the darkness with a sequel.

21 hours ago
Batman/Two-Face Mashup Figure Is the Insane, Wonderful Dark Knight Toy We Deserve

Batman/Two-Face Mashup Figure Is the Insane, Wonderful Dark Knight Toy We Deserve

Comic Books

Get a load of Square Enix's Batman/Two Face mash-up figure that terrifies us just as much as it blows us away.

21 hours ago
WATCH: Shyamalan's

WATCH: Shyamalan's "Split" Gives McAvoy a Killer Identity Crisis in First Trailer

Film

"X-Men: Apocalypse's" James McAvoy stars in M. Night Shyamalan's "Split" as a kidnapper with 23 personalities and a dungeon full of dark secrets.

21 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE:

EXCLUSIVE: "Howard the Duck" Finale Gets Painted and Action Figure Variants

Comic Books

CBR has the debut of two variants for September's "Howard the Duck" #11, one painted by series writer Chip Zdarsky and an action figure variant.

21 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Netflix Explains Why It Didn't Pick Up Marvel's

Netflix Explains Why It Didn't Pick Up Marvel's "Agent Carter"

TV, Comic Books

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos reveals why he thought "Agent Carter" wasn't worth picking up.

21 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Jack Davis, Founding

Jack Davis, Founding "MAD Magazine" Cartoonist, Has Passed Away

Comic Books

Jack Davis, cartoonist for "Mad Magazine," and illustrator of magazine covers, movie posters, and album covers, has died at the age of 91

22 hours ago
by Nigel Mitchell

"Suicide Squad" Facebook Stickers Make Social Media Adorably Dangerous

Film

"Suicide Squad" takes on the Facebook sticker store with a diabolical new villain-themed set that finally lets you express your inner bad guy.

23 hours ago
by Brandon Staley
Confirmed: Geoff Johns Is the New President of DC Entertainment

Confirmed: Geoff Johns Is the New President of DC Entertainment

TV, Comic Books, Film

Johns is now President of DC Entertainment, in addition to holding the role of Chief Creative Officer at the company.

23 hours ago
by Anthony Couto