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Ghostbusters 2-4 is the fourth issue in the second volume of the ongoing Ghostbusters comic book series by IDW Publishing.


They're BACK! The original boys in gray have escaped captivity, but their captors—the demonic entities know as the Collectors—aren't going to just let the Ghostbusters get away with a jailbreak! It'll take all the wits at the disposal of both teams to keep Ray, Peter, Winston and Egon in one piece and on this dimensional plane! [2]


New Ghostbusters Part Four

The Collectors

Ray Stantz

Ron Alexander

Zombie Taxi Driver

Egon Spengler

Special Agent Melanie Ortiz

Winston Zeddemore

Peter Venkman

Janine Melnitz

Kylie Griffin

New Ghostbusters

Janosz Poha


In The Box Part Four

Icon Ghost




Seven Eyed Ghost


New Ghostbusters Part Four


Proton Pack

Particle Thrower


P.K.E. Meter

Compact Pack

Janine's Car

Winston's Car


In The Box Part Four

Containment Unit


Gozerian Alphabet


New Ghostbusters Part Four

Collectors' Limbo

Parkview Psychiatric Hospital


On January 18, 2013, Proton Charging posted a preview of Cover RI. [3]

On March 3, 2013, Dan Schoening tweeted he was working on Issue #4. [4]

On March 7, 2013, Erik Burnham, in a Crossing the Streams roundtable recorded in February, revealed he was the middle of writing the script for Issue #4. [5]

On March 15, 2013, Dan Schoening posted a preview of the regular cover. [6]

On March 16, 2013, Erik Burnham revealed the Collectors' true forms will be seen on page one of Issue #4. [7]

On April 6, 2013, Erik Burnham confirmed Issue #4 is done. [8]

On May 7, 2013, Freddie Williams posted three WIP versions showing the progression of Cover RI. [9] [10] [11]

On May 14, 2013, Dan Schoening posted three thumbnail sketches of ideas for the Regular Cover. [12]

On May 21, 2013, Chris Ryall posted the black and white versions of page one and four. [13] The covers, credits, and first seven page preview was also posted. [14]

On May 24, 2013, Luis Delgado posted unlettered versions of page 4 and 16. [15] [16]

On May 31, 2013, Dan Schoening posted initial character design art of the Collectors. [17]

On July 14, 2013, Dan Schoening posted a rough of unused covers for Issue #4. [18]


  • The Diamond order code is MAR130349.
  • Page One
  • Page Two
  • Page Four
  • Page Seven
    • Ron refers to Scooby Doo in response to splitting up, a popular strategy of Mystery Inc.
    • Ray refers to Louis Tully when he was possessed by Vinz Clortho.
    • Louis Tully has since left New York
  • Page Eight
  • Page Nine
    • There is a sketch of Vigo on the wall
  • Page 10
    • To the left of Ron is a book with the Real Ghostbusters logo and the guys on the cover. It is based on one of the old Carnival storybooks, but with art inspired from The Real Ghostbusters episode "Flip Side"
    • There is a Magic Spells from The Real Ghostbusters episode "Look Homeward, Ray"
    • Kylie refers to the movie "Harvey" about a man whose best friend is an invisible rabbit named Harvey
  • Page 14
    • Between Winston and Melanie is the painting of Dumazu's dimension from the last level of Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime.
  • Page 17
  • Page 18
    • Peter references Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the last scene of the main characters versus the Bolivian forces.
  • Page 20
    • Luis Delgado's 15 easter egg is on a paper behind Ron.

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