IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters: Total Containment is an oversized, deluxe hardcover edition that collects the first 16 issues of the ongoing Ghostbusters series, and includes all PCOC pages, backup stories, and an art gallery. [2] [3] It features the debut of the interior of the Containment Unit during the ongoing series and an introduction by Ernie Hudson.

This trade paperback collects:

Volume One

  • The Man From The Mirror
  • The Most Magical Place On Earth
  • Haunted America
  • Who Ya Gonna Call?
    • Issue #13
    • Issue #14
    • Issue #15
    • Issue #16
      • 'Twas The Night Before
    • PCOC Files from "Who Ya Gonna Call?"
    • Making Ghostbusters Ongoing from Issue #16
    • Character Designs from first two arcs
    • Slimer sketches
    • Slimer and I Want You Dead pin ups from Issue #16
    • Death and Phantom Truck Driver art
    • 12 page cover gallery


This is one big Twinkie! They said nothing could hold all 16 issues of IDW's Ghostbusters series—but they didn't count on TOTAL CONTAINMENT! With psychokinetic energy is on the rise in New York City and across the country, and new enemies—human and otherwise—threatening their billable hours, Peter, Egon, Ray, and Winston have to prove once again why the Ghostbusters are the real professionals.

Includes all of the bonus material from Tristan Jones, a backup story, and an art gallery! [4]


On January 24, 2014, Tom Waltz revealed Ernie Hudson participated in the hardcover collection. [5]

On March 2, 2014, it was reported Amazon's preview pages revealed Ernie Hudson wrote the introduction for the hardcover. [6]

On March 4, 2014, Dan Schoening revealed he and Luis Antonio Delgado did new art that will be included in the hardcover. [7]

On March 25, 2014, Dan Schoening hinted the interior of the (IDW canon) Containment Unit would be revealed. [8] A preview was posted, including what Schoening hinted at and Ernie Hudson's introduction. [9]



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