IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters Volume 1 (also known as Ghostbusters- The Man From The Mirror) is a trade paperback collection published on March 7th, 2012. It includes an introduction by Brian Clevinger, the bonus content Paranormal Contracts Oversight Commission stories by Tristan Jones, [1] the Ghostly Galleries, and a cover gallery (expect it does not display the nine RE cover variants from Issue #1). The volume has since been translated into French, Russian, Italian, and Spanish as re-issues.

This tradepaperback collects:


On November 23rd, 2011, Erik Burnham revealed a trade collection is set for March 2012. [2]

On December 4th, 2011, Erik Burnham and Tristan Jones tweeted about reading the foreword for the upcoming Ghostbusters trade paperback. The foreword was written by Brian Clevinger. [3] [4]

On December 11th, 2011, Erik Burnham elaborated that each trade collection will collect four issues. If sales does well, IDW is more likely to approve a longer storyline (and consequently longer trades). [5]

On December 15th, 2011, it was announced Volume 1 will retail for $17.99, is 104 pages in length, and its ISBN is 978-1-61377-157-0. It utilizes Cover B of Issue 2. [6]

On January 4th, 2012, Tristan Jones announced his PCOC material will be included in the trade collections. The PCOC material will be included since it supports the main storyline. None of the other back up material will be included. [7] [8]

On March 21st, 2012, Erik Burnham revealed "The Man From The Mirror" was the title of the first arc in his pitch, hence it being used for this trade paperback. [9]

Reprinting by other Publishers


  1. Tristan Jones Facebook post 1/4/12
  2. erikburnham Tweet #2 11/23/11
  3. erikburnham Tweet 12/4/11
  4. TRexJones Tweet 12/4/11
  5. Ghostbusters Fans - Ghostbusters: Monthly Erik Burnham post
  6. IDW March Solicitations
  7. Tristan Jones Facebook post 1/4/12
  8. Erik Burnham post Ghostbusters Fans 1/5/12
  9. Erik Burnham IDW Forums 3/21/12

See Also


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