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Home Geekonomics: An Alan Rickman Tribute

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It was with much sadness that fans of Alan Rickman learned of his passing last week. But as always, the fan community has channeled these feelings into creating art dedicated to preserving the memory of the great artist’s vast career in movies.

Whether you remember him as Hans Gruber, Snape, or one of his many other terrific characters, Alan Rickman live on our hearts forever. Accio, tissues.

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Snape and Lily art by CrystallizedTwilight/deviantart
Snape is undountedly one of Alan Rickman’s most popular and legendary roles, and this beautifully designed Harry Potter art pays tribute to the Half-Blood Prince’s love for Lily Potter.

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Snape statuette by Sempra Studios
Another Snape tribute, this little plaster statuette and gets every detail just right, even at a mere 4-inches-by-3-inches.

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Alan Rickman print by tinylavafish
Some of Alan Rickman’s most iconic characters are portrayed here in silhouette form. From left to right: Hans Gruber (Die Hard), the Sheriff of Nottingham (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), Colonel Brandon (Sense and Sensability), Metatron (Dogma) Alexander Dane (Galaxy Quest), Harry (Love Actually) and Severus Snape (the Harry Potter movies).

Die Hard cookies art by Ryan Savas
This digital work of art brings Die Hard to life in cookies. Now that’s one reboot I’d love to see. (But if only these were real cookies…)

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Galaxy Quest card by allthingsmaddi
Sweet chibi artwork of Galaxy Quest characters using pen and copic markers. By Grabthar’s Hammer, it’s adorable!

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