Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters Director's Cut is a behind the scenes look at the mini series by IDW Publishing which crossed-over the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with the characters from the Ghostbusters universe.


The cross-over smash from 2014 returns in the form of a Director's Cut Edition! Tom Waltz, Erik Burnham, and Dan Schoening all give behind-the-scenes testimony detailing the creation of the story, and reveal all of the Easter eggs hidden in each issue! The perfect book for any fan of TMNT or Ghostbusters! [2]


  • The comic is 48 pages. 49, if you count the cover interior page.
  • The front cover is a reuse of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters Issue #1 regular cover.
  • The back cover is a reuse of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters Issue #1 subscription cover.
  • The cover interior page and first page detail the backstory behind the mini-series' inception, by Erik Burnham.
  • The next two pages are a reuse of Dramatis Personae from Issue #1
  • The first 5 pages of Issue #1 follow.
  • One page of commentary.
  • The next four pages of Issue #1, set in the TMNT's present
  • One page of commentary.
  • The next five pages of Issue #1, the start point of the Ghostbusters universe
  • Two pages of commentary
  • The last eight pages of Issue #1
  • Two pages of commentary
  • The 17 page final draft of the script for Issue #1


On April 9, 2015, Erik Burnham admitted he and Tom Waltz over-wrote commentary for Director's Cut and considered posting the runoff when the issue releases. [3]

On May 19, 2015, in an interview conducted earlier, Dan Schoening confirmed the Director's Cut is of only the first issue and hopes the other three issues will get the same treatment. It will feature the full script by itself, too. [4]


  • The Diamond order code is MAR150432

Also See


  1. Pull List Comixology page
  2. Director's Cut Previews World 2/18/15
  3. erikburnham Tweet 4/9/15
  4. Slack Jaw Punks Comics R Kewel Episode 17 5/19/15 Dan Schoening Interview


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