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The Ghost Shark [1] is a phantom predator that haunted Chicago.


The Ghost Shark manifested at Shedd Aquarium then swam towards Lake Michigan. [2] Towards the end of their summer cross country trip, the Ghostbusters stopped off in Chicago to help the Rookie capture the Ghost Shark. Their battle concluded on North Lake Shore Drive. [3] The Ghost Shark was trapped before it could reach Lake Michigan.


The Ghost Shark resembles a typical Great White Shark and has a human skeleton in its mouth.


The Shark Ghost is a Class 6 entity. [4]



IDW Comics

Insight Editions


  1. Rookie (2013). IDW Comics- "Ghostbusters Volume 2 Issue #7" (2013) (Comic p.24). Rookie says: "I even caught a Ghost Shark right here in Chicago!"
  2. Narrator (2016). Insight Editions- "Tobin's Spirit Guide" (2016) (Book p.29). Paragraph reads: "Indeed, the Windy City has seen the ghosts of slaughtered cattle stampeding through the streets and goring pedestrians on the Magnificent Mile; an attempted invasion of Lake Michigan by a massive spectral shark from Shedd Aquarium; and even the reanimation of the infamous man-eating lions known as the Ghost and the Darkness displayed at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History."
  3. Dan Schoening Dapperpomade Tweet 11/13/12
  4. Narrator (2016). Insight Editions- "Tobin's Spirit Guide" (2016) (Book p.28). Paragraph reads: "CLASS VI. MAY BE CORPOREAL."


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