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{{Infobox Comic Book
 
{{Infobox Comic Book
 
| Comic Book Title=IDW Publishing Comics-<br>Ghostbusters 2-4
 
| Comic Book Title=IDW Publishing Comics-<br>Ghostbusters 2-4
| image=GhostbustersVol2Issue4CoverRIPreview.jpg
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| image=GhostbustersOngoingVolume2Issue4CoverA.jpg
 
| image_size=225px
 
| image_size=225px
| Comic Book Release Date=May 2013
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| Comic Book Release Date=May 22, 2013 <ref>[http://www.previewsworld.com/Home/1/1/71/916?stockItemID=MAR130349 Previews World page for Issue #4]</ref>
 
| Publisher=[[Ghostbusters IDW Publishing Comics|IDW Publishing]]
 
| Publisher=[[Ghostbusters IDW Publishing Comics|IDW Publishing]]
 
| Story Writer=[[Erik Burnham]]
 
| Story Writer=[[Erik Burnham]]
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| Inker=
 
| Inker=
 
| Colorist=[[Luis Antonio Delgado]]
 
| Colorist=[[Luis Antonio Delgado]]
| Letterer=
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| Letterer=[[Neil Uyetake]]
 
| Editor=[[Tom Waltz]]
 
| Editor=[[Tom Waltz]]
| Front Cover Artist=Cover: [[Dan Schoening]]<br>[[Luis Antonio Delgado]]<br>[[Freddie E. Williams II]]
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| Front Cover Artist=[[Dan Schoening]]<br>[[Luis Antonio Delgado]]<br>[[Freddie E. Williams II]]
 
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}}
   
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==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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===New Ghostbusters Part Four===
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[[The Collectors]]
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[[Ray Stantz]]
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[[Ron Alexander]]
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[[Zombie Taxi Driver]]
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[[Egon Spengler]]
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[[Special Agent Melanie Ortiz]]
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[[Winston Zeddemore]]
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[[Peter Venkman]]
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[[Janine Melnitz]]
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[[Kylie Griffin (IDW)|Kylie Griffin]]
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[[New Ghostbusters]]
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[[Janosz Poha]]
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[[Idulnas]]
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===In The Box Part Four===
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[[Icon Ghost]]
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[[Ralph]]
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[[Samhain]]
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[[Boogieman]]
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[[Seven Eyed Ghost]]
   
 
==Equipment==
 
==Equipment==
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===New Ghostbusters Part Four===
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[[Ecto-1a]]
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[[Proton Pack]]
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[[Particle Thrower]]
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[[Radio]]
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[[P.K.E. Meter]]
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[[Compact Pack]]
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[[Janine's Car]]
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[[Winston's Car]]
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[[Trap]]
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===In The Box Part Four===
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[[Containment Unit/Animated|Containment Unit]]
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==Items==
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[[Gozerian Alphabet]]
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
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===New Ghostbusters Part Four===
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[[Collectors' Limbo]]
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[[Parkview Psychiatric Hospital]]
   
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
On January 18th, 2013, Proton Charging posted a preview of Cover RI. <ref>[http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=478363282199523&set=a.478363275532857.96144.107426489293206&type=3&src=http%3A%2F%2Fsphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net%2Fhphotos-ash3%2F69605_478363282199523_823836219_n.jpg&size=495%2C752 Proton Charging Facebook - The New Ghostbusters RI Covers! 1/18/13]</ref>
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On January 18, 2013, Proton Charging posted a preview of Cover RI. <ref>[http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=478363282199523&set=a.478363275532857.96144.107426489293206&type=3&src=http%3A%2F%2Fsphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net%2Fhphotos-ash3%2F69605_478363282199523_823836219_n.jpg&size=495%2C752 Proton Charging Facebook - The New Ghostbusters RI Covers! 1/18/13]</ref>
   
On March 3rd, 2013, Dan Schoening tweeted he was working on Issue #4. <ref>[https://twitter.com/Dapperpomade/status/308315405343133696 Dapperpomade Tweet 3/3/13]</ref>
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On March 3, 2013, Dan Schoening tweeted he was working on Issue #4. <ref>[https://twitter.com/Dapperpomade/status/308315405343133696 Dapperpomade Tweet 3/3/13]</ref>
   
On March 7th, 2013, Erik Burnham, in a Crossing the Streams roundtable recorded in February, revealed he was the middle of writing the script for Issue #4. <ref>[http://ghostbustersnews.com/2013/03/07/cross-the-streams-radio-show-episode-30/ Crossing the Streams Episode 30 3/7/13 54:36-54:46]</ref>
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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. <ref>[http://ghostbustersnews.com/2013/03/07/cross-the-streams-radio-show-episode-30/ Crossing the Streams Episode 30 3/7/13 54:36-54:46]</ref>
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On March 15, 2013, Dan Schoening posted a preview of the regular cover. <ref>[http://danschoening.deviantart.com/art/The-New-Ghostbusters-4-359674980 Dan Schoening deviantArt New Ghostbusters 4]</ref>
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On March 16, 2013, Erik Burnham revealed the Collectors' true forms will be seen on page one of Issue #4. <ref>[http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?p=439203#p439203 Erik Burnham post Ghostbusters Fans 3/16/13]</ref>
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On April 6, 2013, Erik Burnham confirmed Issue #4 is done. <ref>[http://comments.deviantart.com/1/363776589/3004309325 Erik Burnham reply deviantArt 4/6/13]</ref>
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On May 7, 2013, Freddie Williams posted three WIP versions showing the progression of Cover RI. <ref>[https://twitter.com/Freddieart/status/331785610023026688 Freddieart Tweet #1 5/7/13]</ref> <ref>[https://twitter.com/Freddieart/status/331788035345760258 Freddieart Tweet #2 5/7/13]</ref> <ref>[https://twitter.com/Freddieart/status/331790553203240961 Freddieart Tweet #3 5/7/13]</ref>
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On May 14, 2013, Dan Schoening posted three thumbnail sketches of ideas for the Regular Cover. <ref>[http://dapperpomade.tumblr.com/post/50435027577/thumbnail-sketches-for-the-cover-to-issue-4-of Dapperpomade Tumblr 5/14/13]</ref>
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On May 21, 2013, [[Chris Ryall]] posted the black and white versions of page one and four. <ref>[http://ryallsfiles.tumblr.com/post/51005224120/new-ghostbusters-4-pages-1-4-art-by-dan Ryall's Files Tumblr 5/21/13]</ref> The covers, credits, and first seven page preview was also posted. <ref>[http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=16589 Issue #4 Preview via Comic Book Resources 5/21/13]</ref>
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On May 24, 2013, Luis Delgado posted unlettered versions of page 4 and 16. <ref>[http://luisdelgado.deviantart.com/art/New-Ghostbusters-4-page-4-373478610 Luis Delgado deviantArt Issue #4 page 4 5/24/13]</ref> <ref>[http://luisdelgado.deviantart.com/art/New-Ghostbusters-4-page-16-373479087 Luis Delgado deviantArt Issue #4 page 16 5/24/13]</ref>
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On May 31, 2013, Dan Schoening posted initial character design art of the Collectors. <ref>[https://twitter.com/Dapperpomade/status/340503696687374337 Dapperpomade Tweet 5/31/13]</ref>
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On July 14, 2013, Dan Schoening posted a rough of unused covers for Issue #4. <ref>[http://danschoening.deviantart.com/art/Unused-Ghostbusters-Comic-Covers-385427293 "Unused Ghostbusters Comic Covers" Dan Schoening deviantArt 7/14/13]</ref>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*The Diamond order code is MAR130349.
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*Page One
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**Four forms the Collectors previously used are [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cabot John Cabot], Agatha Christie, Jimmy Hoffa, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camilo_Cienfuegos Camilo Cienfuegos], and Amelia Earhart.
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*Page Two
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**The Zombie Taxi Driver from the [[Ghostbusters|first movie]] was Ron's driver.
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**Winston's gets out of a car based on one used by [[Winston Zeddemore/Animated|his animated counterpart]] in [[The Real Ghostbusters]] episode "[[Night Game]]"
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**Janine gets out of a car based on the pink Volkswagen used most of the time by [[Janine Melnitz/Animated|her animated counterpart]] in The Real Ghostbusters
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**The Gozerian dimension sketches from the first movie are still up on the walls.
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*Page Four
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**The odd man in the wheelchair is based on a type of [[Possessed Human]] from [[Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime]] in the [[Level 2: Asylum Brawl|first Parkview level]].
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**The [[Book of Annoying Beings]], on Mimes page, is on the floor in first panel
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*Page Seven
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**Ron refers to Scooby Doo in response to splitting up, a popular strategy of Mystery Inc.
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**Ray refers to [[Louis Tully]] when he was possessed by [[Vinz Clortho]].
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**Louis Tully has since left New York
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*Page Eight
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**The dormant [[Electroshock Construct]] from Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime is to the left of Janine.
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**Peter refers to the [[Rookie]] and [[Chicago]], last seen in [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters 13|Issue #13 of Volume One]].
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**Peter likens Rookie to a Junior Birdman of America, a club for boys interested in building model airplanes.
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*Page Nine
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**There is a sketch of [[Vigo]] on the wall
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*Page 10
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**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]]"
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**There is a [[Magic Spells]] from The Real Ghostbusters episode "[[Look Homeward, Ray]]"
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**Kylie refers to the movie "Harvey" about a man whose best friend is an invisible rabbit named Harvey
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*Page 14
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**Between Winston and Melanie is the painting of [[Dumazu]]'s dimension from the last level of Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime.
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*Page 17
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**Janosz refers to his former servitude to Vigo in [[Ghostbusters II]].
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*Page 18
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**Peter references Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the last scene of the main characters versus the Bolivian forces.
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*Page 20
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**Luis Delgado's 15 easter egg is on a paper behind Ron.
   
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery widths="125" position="center" captionalign="left">
 
<gallery widths="125" position="center" captionalign="left">
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GhostbustersOngoingVolume2Issue4RegularCoverPreview.jpg|Cover A Preview
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GhostbustersVol2Issue4CoverRIPreview.jpg|Cover B Preview
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GhostbustersOngoingVol2Issue4CoverB.jpg|Cover B
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GhostbustersOngoingVol2Issue4UnusedCovers.jpg|Unused Cover Rough
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GhostbustersOngoingVol2Issue4Credits.jpg|Credits Page
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
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| [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters 2-3|IDW Publishing- Ghostbusters 2-3]]<br /> |||| [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters 2-5|IDW Publishing- Ghostbusters 2-5]]
 
| [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters 2-3|IDW Publishing- Ghostbusters 2-3]]<br /> |||| [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters 2-5|IDW Publishing- Ghostbusters 2-5]]
 
|}
 
|}
[[Category:Ghostbusters IDW Comics Contents]]
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[[Category:IDW Contents]]

Latest revision as of 04:15, June 27, 2014


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

PlotEdit

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]

CastEdit

New Ghostbusters Part FourEdit

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

Idulnas

In The Box Part FourEdit

Icon Ghost

Ralph

Samhain

Boogieman

Seven Eyed Ghost

EquipmentEdit

New Ghostbusters Part FourEdit

Ecto-1a

Proton Pack

Particle Thrower

Radio

P.K.E. Meter

Compact Pack

Janine's Car

Winston's Car

Trap

In The Box Part FourEdit

Containment Unit

ItemsEdit

Gozerian Alphabet

LocationsEdit

New Ghostbusters Part FourEdit

Collectors' Limbo

Parkview Psychiatric Hospital

DevelopmentEdit

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]

TriviaEdit

  • 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.

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Previews World page for Issue #4
  2. Newsarama May Solicitations 2/15/13
  3. Proton Charging Facebook - The New Ghostbusters RI Covers! 1/18/13
  4. Dapperpomade Tweet 3/3/13
  5. Crossing the Streams Episode 30 3/7/13 54:36-54:46
  6. Dan Schoening deviantArt New Ghostbusters 4
  7. Erik Burnham post Ghostbusters Fans 3/16/13
  8. Erik Burnham reply deviantArt 4/6/13
  9. Freddieart Tweet #1 5/7/13
  10. Freddieart Tweet #2 5/7/13
  11. Freddieart Tweet #3 5/7/13
  12. Dapperpomade Tumblr 5/14/13
  13. Ryall's Files Tumblr 5/21/13
  14. Issue #4 Preview via Comic Book Resources 5/21/13
  15. Luis Delgado deviantArt Issue #4 page 4 5/24/13
  16. Luis Delgado deviantArt Issue #4 page 16 5/24/13
  17. Dapperpomade Tweet 5/31/13
  18. "Unused Ghostbusters Comic Covers" Dan Schoening deviantArt 7/14/13

Also SeeEdit


GalleryEdit

 
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