Rickey Roach was one of Walt Fleischman's cartoon creations.
When the Ghostbusters arrived in the cartoon world, Rickey Roach is the second cartoon the encounter. Roach asks them if they saw Conqueror Duck, the first they encountered.
- Rickey is a reference to the popular Disney character Mickey Mouse.
- On page eight of Ghostbusters Issue #7, Rickey makes a non-canon cameo as one of the costumes animated by the Hungry Manitou.