The New Yorker cartoon honoring Alan Rickman is sad and funny and perfect.

The New Yorker cartoon honoring Alan Rickman is sad and funny and perfect.
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The New Yorker shared an image Thursday of their cartoon honoring Alan Rickman, who passed away from cancer at 69 that same day. The artists at The New Yorker have really been called upon to come up with poignant drawings recently, since David Bowie also died earlier this week, also from cancer. 

Rickman was famous for many roles, but was frequently cast as more of a character actor than a leading man, often in a villain's role. He was interesting, nuanced, and more fun than the hero, every time. In this cartoon, two of his most famous oppositional heroes get together to reflect on the yin to their yang:

Remembering the actor Alan Rickman, in this cartoon by Benjamin Schwartz: http://nyer.cm/NtKYv4k

Posted by The New Yorker on Thursday, January 14, 2016

That's Harry Potter drinking a butter beer and John McClane sipping on something iconic to Die Hard. (Whiskey? Water? Who here is a die hard Die Hard fan?)

And if you missed it, here's their cartoon honoring Bowie, who is amongst the stars now:

Remembering David Bowie with this cartoon by Benjamin Schwartz: http://nyer.cm/vkLHFCi

Posted by The New Yorker on Monday, January 11, 2016
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