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Specifics: August 17, 2019

Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary: Answer The Call Ghostbusters is the third issue of a mini-series by IDW Publishing.


Do demons get visitation rights? That's the question facing a harried young mother as she tries to accommodate a stream of otherworldly visitors intent on paying their respects to her half-demon toddler. When the ghosts begin to herald the arrival of the girl's father-rumored to be a class 7 entity-Mommy knows who she has to call: The ANSWER THE CALL GHOSTBUSTERS! Erin, Abby, Patty, and Holtzmann find themselves mediating the custody battle from hell... and it's a scorcher![2]


On December 11, 2018, Tom Waltz put together 2019 publishing plans for Ghostbusters.[3] He teased a rough thumb for the incentive cover, the uncolored RE cover, thumbs of a scene, and Cover A.[4][5][6][7]

On December 12, 2018, Tom Waltz posted more rough thumbs of the 80-C story with them chasing a "doglike entity."[8]

On December 14, 2018, Tom Waltz posted more information and covers about the series. In celebration of the 35th Anniversary, the mini-series is a four issue weekly event in April 2019, featuring 4 different Ghostbusters teams in adventures written and illustrated by 4 different creative teams.[9]The RE cover, now colored, was also posted.[10] Issue #3 releases April 17, 2019 starring the Answer The Call team written by Devin Grayson, art by S.L. Gallant, and colors by Luis Delgado.[11]

On December 16, 2018, Dan Schoening posted the rough thumbnail of the RE cover.[12]

On January 3, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a page WIP of the team in the Firehouse.[13]

On January 4, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a WIP of the team checking out an apartment.[14]

On January 9, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a WIP of the team with civilians and an entity.[15]

On January 11, 2019, Tom Waltz posted another page WIP.[16] Waltz also posted the April solicit.[17]

On January 18, 2019, Tom Waltz posted the colored RI as part of the interconnected image.[18] He later posted a page WIP set of Egon and the Extreme Ghostbusters entering the red panda exhibit.[19]

On January 24, 2019, Tom Waltz posted two colored unlettered panels.[20]

On January 29, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a colored page.[21]

On February 4, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a wip of the Ghostbusters in a hallway and Abby pointing at something.[22]

On February 25, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a colored panel taking place in the Firehouse.[23]

On February 26, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a colored panel of Holtzmann.[24]

On April 16, 2019, a five page preview was posted.[25]

On April 17, 2019, S.L. Gallant posted pencil and inks for the regular cover and several pages.[26] Luis Delgado posted a panel of a portal in a woman's room.[27]

On April 19, 2019, Luis Delgado posted panels from the battle with the Class 7.[28]


  • The Diamond Order Code is FEB190642.

Also SeeEdit


  1. Previews World Answer The Call 1/25/19
  2. TomWaltz Tweet #2 1/11/19
  3. TomWaltz Tweet #1 12/11/18
  4. TomWaltz Tweet #2 12/11/18
  5. TomWaltz Tweet #3 12/11/18
  6. TomWaltz Tweet #4 12/11/18
  7. TomWaltz Tweet #5 12/11/18
  8. TomWaltz Tweet 12/12/18
  9. TomWaltz Tweet #1 12/14/18
  10. TomWaltz Tweet #2 12/14/18
  11. TomWaltz Tweet #3 12/14/18
  12. dannyschoening Tweet 12/16/18
  13. TomWaltz Tweet 1/3/19
  14. TomWaltz Tweet 1/4/19
  15. TomWaltz Tweet 1/9/19
  16. TomWaltz Tweet #1 1/11/19
  17. TomWaltz Tweet #2 1/11/19
  18. TomWaltz Tweet #1 1/18/19
  19. TomWaltz Tweet #2 1/18/19
  20. TomWaltz Tweet 1/24/19
  21. TomWaltz Tweet 1/29/19
  22. TomWaltz Tweet 2/4/19
  23. TomWaltz Tweet 2/25/19
  24. TomWaltz Tweet 2/26/19
  25. Flickering Myth "Comic Book Preview – Ghostbusters: 35th Anniversary: Answer the Call Ghostbusters" 4/16/19
  26. "Who ya gonna call?" 4/17/19
  27. Luis Delgado instagram 4/17/19
  28. Luis Delgado instagram 4/19/19


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