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IDW Publishing Comics- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ghostbusters Deluxe Edition is an oversized deluxe hardcover edition that collects all 4 issues of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ghostbusters mini-series. It features an introduction by Kevin Eastman, covers, a regular and variant, separating each issue in the hardcover, an 11 page cover gallery, 4 pages of character designs, 2 pages of cover rough designs, and 14 page commentary.

Plot

This oversized Deluxe Edition features extra art, creator annotations, and more! When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City. One with a whole lot more ghosts... and Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to learn to get along quickly, because a new foe from the Turtles' past has followed them and aims to conquer NYC!

The Covers

The front cover is a reuse of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #1 Cover RI.

The back cover reuses the regular cover of Issue #2.

Description

This trade paperback collects:

Art from Issue #1-4 are reused several times for this trade collection:

  • Page 7 reuses the Issue #1 Retailer Incentive cover recolored in green and white.
  • Pages 9 to 10 reuses the Dramatis Personae from the mini-series.
  • Page 11 reuses the Regular Cover of Issue #1
  • Page 34 reuses the Subscription Cover of Issue #1
  • Page 35 reuses the Regular Cover of Issue #2
  • Page 58 reuses the Comicxposure RE Cover of Issue #2
  • Page 59 reuses the Regular Cover of Issue #3
  • Page 82 reuses the Subscription Cover of Issue #3
  • Page 83 reuses the Regular Cover of Issue #4
  • Page 106 reuses the Subscription Cover of Issue #4

The collection ends with the special features:

  • Pages 107 to 118 shows the rest of the variant covers, one cover per page
  • Pages 119 to 122 shows four to five character designs per page.
    • Page 119: The four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    • Page 120: Splinter, April O'Neil, two Casey Jones designs
    • Page 121: Two Casey Jones designs and two Chi-You designs
    • Page 122: Five Chi-You designs
  • Pages 123 to 124 shows four cover rough designs per issue, including ones not used.
  • Pages 125 to 138 is "The Backstory" - selected commentary on all four issues by Erik Burnham and Tom Waltz.

Cover Gallery

  • Page 107: Issue #1 Awesome Con RE Cover
  • Page 108: Issue #2 Hastings RE Cover
  • Page 109: Issue #1 Heroes Haven Glow in the Dark RE Cover
  • Page 110: Issue #1 Hot Topic RE Cover
  • Pages 111 to 112: Issue #1 Virginia Comic Con Cover
  • Page 113: Issue #2 Hastings RE Cover
  • Page 114: Issue #2 RI Cover
  • Page 115: Issue #3 Hastings RE Cover
  • Page 116: Issue #3 Hot Topic RE Cover
  • Page 117: Issue #4 Hastings RE Cover
  • Page 118: Issue #4 Hot Topic RE Cover

Development

On November 23, 2016, the deluxe edition appeared in advance in the February 2017 solicitations. [1]

On December 22, 2016, Tom Waltz confirmed there will be new extras in the hardcover collection. [2]

On January 31, 2017, Erik Burnham revealed the hardcover will have a complete commentary by himself and Tom Waltz. [3]

On April 22, 2017, Dan Schoening posted a preview of the hardcover, including the back cover and bonus material like the character designs and commentary. [4]

Trivia

  • The Diamond Order Code is DEC160526.
  • The missing cover from the hardcover collection is the Issue #2 Subscription blank cover.

References

  1. Comic Book Resources "IDW Publishing Solicitations for February 2017" 11/23/16
  2. TomWaltz Tweet 12/22/16
  3. ErikBurnhamFanPage Facebook comment reply 1/31/17
  4. Dapperpomade Tweet 4/22/17

See Also

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