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Specifics: April 16, 2019



Ghostbusters: IDW 20/20 is a one-shot issue by IDW Publishing spotlighting the team originally from the Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime video game and later established as the Ghostbusters of Dimension 50-S.

PlotEdit

Twenty years in the future, and a new generation of Ghostbusters... is sent on all the jobs Ray, Winston, Peter, and Egon just don't feel like taking on themselves. The Sanctum of Slime Ghostbusters—Bridget, Samuel, Gabriel, and Alan—have proven themselves many times over... first against the demon Dumazu, and later with the Ghostbusters of many other dimensions in the recent Crossing Over event. Now they're ready for an easy gig, something like a simple haunted house. But they better be careful... you never know Wat could happen.[2]

DevelopmentEdit

On July 25, 2018, Tom Waltz teased future Ghostbusters news involving Wat.[3]

On September 28, 2018, Tom Waltz posted two covers featuring the Ghostbusters of 50-S, teased a January 2019 release and Wat, and revealed the crew of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, Luis Antonio Delgado, and S.L. Gallant.[4] Waltz confirmed it was a special one shot event in January and the story takes place after the Ghostbusters Crossing Over maxi-series.[5]

On October 4, 2018, the one shot was revealed to be titled "Ghostbusters: IDW 20/20" as part of IDW Publishing's 20th anniversary celebration starting in January 2019. A synopsis was included, revealing the 50-S Ghostbusters are back home after Crossing Over and take on a seemingly simple haunted house job.[6]

On October 14, 2018, Erik Burnham mentioned he saw Dan Schoening's layouts for the one shot.[7] Burnham later posted rough art of Janine handing out an assignment.[8]

On October 15, 2018, Tom Waltz posted rough art of the senior and junior teams talking about something near Janine in the Firehouse.[9]

On October 26, 2018, Tom Waltz posted a page work in progress of the junior team approaching the haunted house.[10]

On November 7, 2018, Tom Waltz posted a panel work in progress of the junior team in trouble.[11]

TriviaEdit

  • The Diamond Order Code is NOV180616.

Also SeeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ghostbusters: IDW 20/20 Previews World page 10/17/18
  2. ComicBook "IDW Celebrates 20 Years With IDW 20/20 Event Featuring TMNT, Ghostbusters, and More" 10/4/18
  3. TomWaltz Tweet 7/25/18
  4. TomWaltz Tweet #1 9/28/18
  5. TomWaltz Tweet #2 9/28/18
  6. ComicBook "IDW Celebrates 20 Years With IDW 20/20 Event Featuring TMNT, Ghostbusters, and More" 10/4/18
  7. ErikBurnhamFanPage Facebook post #1 10/14/18
  8. ErikBurnhamFanPage Facebook post #2 10/14/18
  9. TomWaltz Tweet 10/15/18
  10. TomWaltz Tweet 10/26/18
  11. TomWaltzTweet 11/7/18


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