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{{Infobox Comic Book
 
{{Infobox Comic Book
 
| Comic Book Title=Transformers/Ghostbusters:<br>Ghosts of Cybertron 3
 
| Comic Book Title=Transformers/Ghostbusters:<br>Ghosts of Cybertron 3
| image=TransformersGhostbustersGhostsOfCybertronIssue3CoverAPreview.jpg
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| image=TransformersGhostbustersIssue3CoverA.jpg
 
| image_size=225px
 
| image_size=225px
| Comic Book Release Date=August 2019
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| Comic Book Release Date=August 7, 2019
 
| 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=[[Tom B. Long]]
| Editor=[[Tom Waltz]]
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| Editor=[[David Mariotte]]<br>[[Tom Waltz]]<br>[[Megan Brown]]
| Front Cover Artist=Dan Schoening<br>Luis Antonio Delgado
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| Front Cover Artist=Dan Schoening<br>Luis Antonio Delgado<br>[[Nick Roche]]<br>[[Josh Burcham]]<br>[[Philip Murphy]]
 
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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
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"GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON", PART 3! The 35th anniversary meeting between Transformers and Ghostbusters continues! Ectotron came to Earth and found a situation far more complicated than he was expecting, which means Optimus Prime is going to need to be brought into the picture. But until Optimus can arrive, Ectotron takes the opportunity to join the Ghostbusters on a case and observe the paranormal. And don't forget about the ghost of Starscream!<ref>[https://previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUN190705 Previews World Transformers/Ghostbusters #3 page 5/24/19]</ref>
   
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==Cast==
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[[Autobots]]
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*[[Ectotron]]
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*[[Grimlock]]
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*[[Optimus Prime]]
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*[[Wheeljack]]
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[[Janine Melnitz]]
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[[Peter Venkman]]
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[[Vigo]]
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[[Ray Stantz]]
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[[Starscream]]
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[[Winston Zeddemore]]
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[[Slimer]]
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[[Egon Spengler]]
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[[Electric Ghost]]
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==Equipment==
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[[Proton Grenade]]
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[[Paranormal Containment Research Tank]]
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[[Wall-Trap]]
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[[The Ark]]
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[[Proton Pack]]
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[[Particle Thrower]]
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[[P.K.E. Meter]]
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[[Trap]]
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==Items==
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[[Pin-Up Calendar of Doom!]]
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[[Blody]]
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==Locations==
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[[Firehouse]]
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[[Colchamiro's Haunt]]
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[[Ardsley Travel Plaza]]
   
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
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On February 18, 2019, an edited version of [[Dan Schoening]]'s connected covers was revealed.<ref>[https://io9.gizmodo.com/exclusive-the-ghostbusters-are-teaming-up-with-the-tra-1832660479?rev=1550510414850&utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=io9_twitter&utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_twitter io9 "Exclusive: The Ghostbusters Are Teaming Up With the Transformers to Save the World" 2/18/19]</ref>
 
On February 18, 2019, an edited version of [[Dan Schoening]]'s connected covers was revealed.<ref>[https://io9.gizmodo.com/exclusive-the-ghostbusters-are-teaming-up-with-the-tra-1832660479?rev=1550510414850&utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=io9_twitter&utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_twitter io9 "Exclusive: The Ghostbusters Are Teaming Up With the Transformers to Save the World" 2/18/19]</ref>
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On May 24, 2019, [[Philip Murphy]] revealed his variant cover.<ref>[https://twitter.com/crashtesterX/status/1132046451108995072 crashtesterX Tweet 5/24/19]</ref>
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On May 29, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a WIP of the Ghostbusters and Ectotron in the Firehouse garage bay visited by another Cybertronian.<ref>[https://twitter.com/TomWaltz/status/1133804273991442432 TomWaltz Tweet 5/29/19]</ref>
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On June 3, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a panel of Ectotron and Ray doing a fist bump.<ref>[https://twitter.com/TomWaltz/status/1135601927230697472 TomWaltz Tweet 6/3/19]</ref>
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On June 17, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a panel of Starscream and Slimer.<ref>[https://twitter.com/TomWaltz/status/1140803648315727873 TomWaltz Tweet 6/17/19]</ref>
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On June 26, 2019, the entirety of Cover A was revealed.<ref>[https://twitter.com/IDWPublishing/status/1143938758271574017 IDWPublishing Tweet 6/26/19]</ref>
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On July 15, 2019, Dan Schoening posted an unlettered section with Optimus Prime.<ref>[https://twitter.com/dannyschoening/status/1150852002189963264 dannyschoening Tweet 7/15/19]</ref>
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On August 5, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of Ectotron and Janine conversing.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B0y20J0huvs/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/5/19]</ref> A cover and 5 page preview was posted.<ref>[https://www.flickeringmyth.com/2019/08/comic-book-preview-transformers-ghostbusters-3/ Flickering Myth "Comic Book Preview – Transformers/Ghostbusters #3" 8/5/19]</ref>
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On August 6, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of Peter trapping Starscream.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B01Ww9qBXPy/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/6/19]</ref>
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On August 7, 2019, Dan Schoening posted an unlettered panel of Optimus Prime and Wheeljack.<ref>[https://twitter.com/dannyschoening/status/1159131778654720000 dannyschoening Tweet 7/7/19]</ref> Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of Starscream and Slimer.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B0393k6BodY/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/7/19]</ref>
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On August 8, 2019, Luis Delgaldo posted unlettered panels of Ectotron changing into Ecto-1.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B06jYMphUO9/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/8/19]</ref>
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On August 9, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of a ghost.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B09C-uPB91l/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/9/19]</ref>
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On August 12, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of the Ghostbusters shooting the ghost.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B1EznErhnv7/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/12/19]</ref>
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On August 14, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels Ghostbusters and Ectotron in the Firehouse garage bay visited by another Cybertronian.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B1KAbytBhrZ/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/14/19]</ref>
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On August 15, 2019, Luis Delgado posted an unlettered panel of Ectotron shushing Peter.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Mg53oBD-K/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/15/19]</ref>
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On August 16, 2019, Luis Delgado posted an unlettered panel of Optimus Prime.<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/p/B1PCpXshMOq/ Luis Delgado instagram 8/16/19]</ref>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The Diamond Order Code is .
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*The Diamond Order Code is JUN190705.
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*On Cover A are:
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**Optimus Prime (robot form, Ecto-35)
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**Peter
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**[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Shrapnel_(G1) Shrapnel] (beetle form; [[Decepticons|Decepticon]] Insecticon) is blasted by Peter.
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**[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Blitzwing_(G1) Blitzwing] (robot form, miG-25, battle tank; Decepticon Triple Changer) is right of "T" in "Secret".
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**[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Sunstreaker_(G1) Sunstreaker] (Lamborghini Countach form; Autobot) is in mid-air above Blitzwing.
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*Cover B
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**Ectotron appears with the Ghostbusters.
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*Cover RI
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**Ectotron appears with the Ghostbusters and Slimer.
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*Page 1
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**Janine is wearing her outfit from the [[Ghostbusters|first movie]] when the [[Containment Unit]] was shut down in [[Ghostbusters (Chapter 21): Out of Biz|Chapter 21: Out of Biz]].
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**In panel 2 is a box from [[Hasty Pastry Bakery]], a non-canon reference to [[The Real Ghostbusters]] episode "[[The Joke's on Ray]]".
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**In panel 2, the rare 1985 Canadian Transformers lunch box is atop the cabinet.
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**In panel 4 are:
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***Doughnuts from [[Krispy Kreme Ghostbusters Promotion|Krispy Kreme's 30th anniversary promotion]] are in the Hasty Pastry Bakery box.
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***The purple can reads "Sugar Spike," a nod to [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Spike_Witwicky_(G1) Spike Witwicky], a human friend of the Autobots.
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***The small purple sugar cube box is a nod to the Transformers' [[Energon]].
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*Page 2
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**Peter has on his orange jacket from the first movie.
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**In panel 3, the Transformers lunch box is mis-colored blue for the page.
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**Janine makes tea, a nod to her love of chamomile tea from [[Ghostbusters: The Video Game]].
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**Janine mentions [[Robo-Buster/Animated|Robo-Buster]]. The version from Dimension 68-V last appeared in [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters Crossing Over 4|Ghostbusters: Crossing Over Issue #4]].
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**Janine mentions the 1982 movie "Tron" and that she liked it.
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**Janine comes up with the Ectotron name.
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*Page 3
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**Janine keeps a Proton Grenade in her drawer.
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**In panel 5, on Janine's computer screen is the shot of [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Unicron Unicron] on [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Primacron Primacron's] computer seen in the middle of the Transformers episode "[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Call_of_the_Primitives Call of the Primitives]" when [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Oracle_(G1) Oracle] tells the origins of Unicron.
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*Page 4
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**In panel 1, on the table in front of the research tank is one of the memory components Wheeljack later installed in the [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Dinobot_(G1) Dinobots] in the Transformer's episode "[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/S.O.S._Dinobots S.O.S. Dinobots]".
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**In panel 1, Slimer eats from a Chick in the Box bucket. This is a non-canon reference to [[The Real Ghostbusters]] episode "[[Chicken, He Clucked]]" when [[Cubby]] started hallucinating every building was chicken-related.
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**The character on the Pin-Up Calendar of Doom! is [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Alana Alana], in her temporary robot form, in the Transformers episode "[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Sea_Change Sea Change]".
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**Peter alludes to the tank's ionized glass. It first came up in [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters 2|Ghostbusters Volume 1 Issue #2]].
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**Peter has his mug from [[The World of the Psychic]].
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*Page 5
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**Peter refers to Slimer as a "spud," originating from the first movie and used elsewhere like in The Real Ghostbusters.
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**In panel 1, on the counter is a can of Blody, originally from The Real Ghostbusters episode "[[The Halloween Door]]".
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**Peter mentions:
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***Psycholinguistics is the study of the interrelation between linguistic factors and psychological aspects like syntax, semantics, and phonetics.
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***Emotional Prosody is an individual's tone of voice in speech. Studies show some emotions like fear or anger are portrayed at a higher frequency.
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**The Wall-Trap was last seen in [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters Get Real 3|Ghostbusters Get Real Issue #3]] when the [[Cerberus Manifestation]] ripped it apart.
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*Page 6
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**In panel 2, on the counter is a liter of Blody.
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**Peter mentions the [[Containment Unit]].
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**Egon states Ectotron is not an alien, a callback to him not believing in aliens.
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**Peter refers to Ectotron as E.T. and his famous phrase, "E.T. phone home."
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*Page 7
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**The "T" in "The Ark" is cut off from printing.
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***The error is corrected in the [[IDW Publishing Comics- Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron TPB|Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron TPB]].
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**Grimlock is the leader of a group of Autobots known as the Dinobots.
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*Page 8
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**Mr. Colchamiro is a nod to Ethan Colchamiro, a friend of [[Erik Burnham]].
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**In panel 3, Janine presents a [[Ghostbusters II]] memo.
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***The date, 12/28/1987 references the airdate of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series episode "Turtles Tracks".
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***O. Saki is a reference to Oroku Saki, better known as Shredder who was voiced by [[James Avery]] in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 animated series.
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***215 1st Ave Brooklyn is the address of The Recreation Center.
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***Mr. Avery is a nod to James Avery, who voiced [[Killerwatt/Animated|Killerwatt]] on The Real Ghostbusters
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***The partial phone number 555-194 is a reference to James Avery's year of birth, 1945.
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*Page 9
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**Grimlock evokes the "We ain't afraid of no ghosts!" motto in his own way.
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**Wheeljack mentions [[Cybertron]].
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**Optimus Prime alludes to Wheeljack and his crackpot inventions that tend to backfire.
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*Page 10
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**The buildings and parking lot are visually inspired by 215 and 218 1st Street.
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**Egon refers to the [[Kremzeek Sprite]] from [[IDW Publishing Comics- Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron 2|last issue]].
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**Peter does his "dah!" from the first movie.
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*Page 11
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**Egon replies "That would be bad," similar to when he informed the team about [[Cross the Streams|crossing the streams]] in the first movie.
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**In panel 6, [[Luis Antonio Delgado]]'s 15 easter egg is on the door Winston opens.
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*Page 12
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**The travel plaza is visually based on Ardsley Travel Plaza.
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**In panel 1, the vehicles are based on:
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***The orange rig scanned for Optimus Prime in The Transformers episode "[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/More_than_Meets_the_Eye,_Part_1 More Than Meets the Eye, Part 1]".
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***[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Stunticon_(G1) Stunticon] [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Motormaster_(G1) Motormaster] in his Kenworth K100 Aerodyne form.
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***Outlaw from the series M.A.S.K.
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***Stunticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Breakdown_(G1) Breakdown] in his Lamborghini Countach form.
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***Stunticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Drag_Strip_(G1) Drag Strip] in his Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler form.
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***Stunticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Wildrider_(G1) Wildrider] in his Ferrari 308 GTB form.
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***Stunticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Dead_End_(G1) Dead End] in his Porsche 928 form.
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**In panel 4, the two taggers are visually based on [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Furg Furg] and [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/File:DancitronGang.jpg a member of his Dancitron Gang] in The Transformers episode "[https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Auto-Bop Auto-Bop]".
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*Page 13
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**In panel 1, the head of the body used by Killerwatt in The Real Ghostbusters episode "[[Killerwatt]]" makes a non-canon cameo.
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*Page 14
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**The ghost is visually based on Killerwatt.
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*Page 15
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**Ectotron alludes to his part in dispersing the sprite last issue.
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*Page 17
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**In panel 5, Peter's question ends with a period.
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*Page 18
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**Peter jokes about being in a coma. He was in [[IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters Crossing Over 2|Ghostbusters Crossing Over #2]].
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*Page 19
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**In panel 1, the graffiti on Optimus Prime are:
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***The [[Icon Ghost|No Ghost logo]] is the one done by the [[Graffiti Artist]] in [[Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) (Chapter 06)|Chapter 6]] of [[Ghostbusters (2016 Movie)]].
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***84, a nod to 1984 when both Transformers and Ghostbusters debuted.
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***555-1383 is the phone number of the [[Meredith's Apartment|Meredith family's apartment]] in The Real Ghostbusters episode "[[The Grundel]]".
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***DS is the initials of the comic's artist [[Dan Schoening]].
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***"Destro--" is a nod to [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Destron_(disambiguation) Destron], the Japanese name of the Decepticons.
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**Peter uses the antonym of optimus, "Pessimus."
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*Page 20
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**In panel 1, "Humans are Wimps" is from Marvel Comics' [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Decepticon_Graffiti! Transformers #23] (August 1986). The Battlechargers tagged the phrase on the Statue of Liberty.
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**In panel 3, "Burn in Hell, Venkman" is a nod to the graffiti on [[Weaver Hall]]'s Paranormal Studies Laboratory door in the first movie, [[Ghostbusters (Chapter 02): Shock the Nerd|Chapter 2]].
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*Page 21
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**Cover A from [[IDW Publishing Comics- Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron 4|Issue #4]] is previewed.
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*On page 1 of [[IDW Publishing Comics- Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron 4| Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4]], the narrator mentions the Ghostbusters' bust in Brooklyn and the discovery of Starscream's escape from last issue.
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*On page 3 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, Optimus mentions being vandalized and Peter's "When in Rome" quote from last issue.
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*On page 14 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, Ray mentions trapping the ghost last issue.
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*On page 20 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, Optimus alludes to Grimlock saying he was afraid of no ghost.
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*On page 18 of [[IDW Publishing Comics- Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron 5|Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #5]], Winston alludes to the broken support beam.
   
 
==Also See==
 
==Also See==
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery widths="125" position="center" captionalign="left">
 
<gallery widths="125" position="center" captionalign="left">
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TransformersGhostbustersGhostsOfCybertronIssue3CoverAPreview.jpg|Cover A Preview
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TransformersGhostbustersIssue3CoverB.jpg|Cover B
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TransformersGhostbustersIssue3CoverRIPreview.jpg|Cover RI preview
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TransformersGhostbustersIssue3CoverRI.jpg|Cover RI
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TransformersGhostbustersIssue3Credits.jpg|Credits page
 
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[[Category:IDW Contents]]
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[[Category:Transformers]]

Latest revision as of 01:23, March 5, 2020


Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron 3 is the third of a five part mini-series by IDW Publishing.

PlotEdit

"GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON", PART 3! The 35th anniversary meeting between Transformers and Ghostbusters continues! Ectotron came to Earth and found a situation far more complicated than he was expecting, which means Optimus Prime is going to need to be brought into the picture. But until Optimus can arrive, Ectotron takes the opportunity to join the Ghostbusters on a case and observe the paranormal. And don't forget about the ghost of Starscream![1]

CastEdit

Autobots

Janine Melnitz

Peter Venkman

Vigo

Ray Stantz

Starscream

Winston Zeddemore

Slimer

Egon Spengler

Electric Ghost

EquipmentEdit

Proton Grenade

Paranormal Containment Research Tank

Wall-Trap

The Ark

Proton Pack

Particle Thrower

P.K.E. Meter

Trap

ItemsEdit

Pin-Up Calendar of Doom!

Blody

LocationsEdit

Firehouse

Colchamiro's Haunt

Ardsley Travel Plaza

DevelopmentEdit

On December 11, 2018, Tom Waltz posted 4 rough thumbs of the prime Ghostbusters from four of the regular covers.[2]

On December 28, 2018, Tom Waltz posted more finished versions of the thumbs of the prime Ghostbusters from earlier in the month.[3]

On January 29, 2019, Tom Waltz teased wip art of the Firehouse[4]

On February 18, 2019, an edited version of Dan Schoening's connected covers was revealed.[5]

On May 24, 2019, Philip Murphy revealed his variant cover.[6]

On May 29, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a WIP of the Ghostbusters and Ectotron in the Firehouse garage bay visited by another Cybertronian.[7]

On June 3, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a panel of Ectotron and Ray doing a fist bump.[8]

On June 17, 2019, Tom Waltz posted a panel of Starscream and Slimer.[9]

On June 26, 2019, the entirety of Cover A was revealed.[10]

On July 15, 2019, Dan Schoening posted an unlettered section with Optimus Prime.[11]

On August 5, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of Ectotron and Janine conversing.[12] A cover and 5 page preview was posted.[13]

On August 6, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of Peter trapping Starscream.[14]

On August 7, 2019, Dan Schoening posted an unlettered panel of Optimus Prime and Wheeljack.[15] Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of Starscream and Slimer.[16]

On August 8, 2019, Luis Delgaldo posted unlettered panels of Ectotron changing into Ecto-1.[17]

On August 9, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of a ghost.[18]

On August 12, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels of the Ghostbusters shooting the ghost.[19]

On August 14, 2019, Luis Delgado posted unlettered panels Ghostbusters and Ectotron in the Firehouse garage bay visited by another Cybertronian.[20]

On August 15, 2019, Luis Delgado posted an unlettered panel of Ectotron shushing Peter.[21]

On August 16, 2019, Luis Delgado posted an unlettered panel of Optimus Prime.[22]

TriviaEdit

  • The Diamond Order Code is JUN190705.
  • On Cover A are:
    • Optimus Prime (robot form, Ecto-35)
    • Peter
    • Shrapnel (beetle form; Decepticon Insecticon) is blasted by Peter.
    • Blitzwing (robot form, miG-25, battle tank; Decepticon Triple Changer) is right of "T" in "Secret".
    • Sunstreaker (Lamborghini Countach form; Autobot) is in mid-air above Blitzwing.
  • Cover B
    • Ectotron appears with the Ghostbusters.
  • Cover RI
    • Ectotron appears with the Ghostbusters and Slimer.
  • Page 1
  • Page 2
    • Peter has on his orange jacket from the first movie.
    • In panel 3, the Transformers lunch box is mis-colored blue for the page.
    • Janine makes tea, a nod to her love of chamomile tea from Ghostbusters: The Video Game.
    • Janine mentions Robo-Buster. The version from Dimension 68-V last appeared in Ghostbusters: Crossing Over Issue #4.
    • Janine mentions the 1982 movie "Tron" and that she liked it.
    • Janine comes up with the Ectotron name.
  • Page 3
    • Janine keeps a Proton Grenade in her drawer.
    • In panel 5, on Janine's computer screen is the shot of Unicron on Primacron's computer seen in the middle of the Transformers episode "Call of the Primitives" when Oracle tells the origins of Unicron.
  • Page 4
  • Page 5
    • Peter refers to Slimer as a "spud," originating from the first movie and used elsewhere like in The Real Ghostbusters.
    • In panel 1, on the counter is a can of Blody, originally from The Real Ghostbusters episode "The Halloween Door".
    • Peter mentions:
      • Psycholinguistics is the study of the interrelation between linguistic factors and psychological aspects like syntax, semantics, and phonetics.
      • Emotional Prosody is an individual's tone of voice in speech. Studies show some emotions like fear or anger are portrayed at a higher frequency.
    • The Wall-Trap was last seen in Ghostbusters Get Real Issue #3 when the Cerberus Manifestation ripped it apart.
  • Page 6
    • In panel 2, on the counter is a liter of Blody.
    • Peter mentions the Containment Unit.
    • Egon states Ectotron is not an alien, a callback to him not believing in aliens.
    • Peter refers to Ectotron as E.T. and his famous phrase, "E.T. phone home."
  • Page 7
  • Page 8
    • Mr. Colchamiro is a nod to Ethan Colchamiro, a friend of Erik Burnham.
    • In panel 3, Janine presents a Ghostbusters II memo.
      • The date, 12/28/1987 references the airdate of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series episode "Turtles Tracks".
      • O. Saki is a reference to Oroku Saki, better known as Shredder who was voiced by James Avery in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 animated series.
      • 215 1st Ave Brooklyn is the address of The Recreation Center.
      • Mr. Avery is a nod to James Avery, who voiced Killerwatt on The Real Ghostbusters
      • The partial phone number 555-194 is a reference to James Avery's year of birth, 1945.
  • Page 9
    • Grimlock evokes the "We ain't afraid of no ghosts!" motto in his own way.
    • Wheeljack mentions Cybertron.
    • Optimus Prime alludes to Wheeljack and his crackpot inventions that tend to backfire.
  • Page 10
    • The buildings and parking lot are visually inspired by 215 and 218 1st Street.
    • Egon refers to the Kremzeek Sprite from last issue.
    • Peter does his "dah!" from the first movie.
  • Page 11
  • Page 12
  • Page 13
    • In panel 1, the head of the body used by Killerwatt in The Real Ghostbusters episode "Killerwatt" makes a non-canon cameo.
  • Page 14
    • The ghost is visually based on Killerwatt.
  • Page 15
    • Ectotron alludes to his part in dispersing the sprite last issue.
  • Page 17
    • In panel 5, Peter's question ends with a period.
  • Page 18
  • Page 19
  • Page 20
    • In panel 1, "Humans are Wimps" is from Marvel Comics' Transformers #23 (August 1986). The Battlechargers tagged the phrase on the Statue of Liberty.
    • In panel 3, "Burn in Hell, Venkman" is a nod to the graffiti on Weaver Hall's Paranormal Studies Laboratory door in the first movie, Chapter 2.
  • Page 21
  • On page 1 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, the narrator mentions the Ghostbusters' bust in Brooklyn and the discovery of Starscream's escape from last issue.
  • On page 3 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, Optimus mentions being vandalized and Peter's "When in Rome" quote from last issue.
  • On page 14 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, Ray mentions trapping the ghost last issue.
  • On page 20 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #4, Optimus alludes to Grimlock saying he was afraid of no ghost.
  • On page 18 of Transformers/Ghostbusters Issue #5, Winston alludes to the broken support beam.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Previews World Transformers/Ghostbusters #3 page 5/24/19
  2. TomWaltz Tweet #2 12/11/18
  3. TomWaltz Tweet 12/28/18
  4. TomWaltz Tweet #1 1/29/19
  5. io9 "Exclusive: The Ghostbusters Are Teaming Up With the Transformers to Save the World" 2/18/19
  6. crashtesterX Tweet 5/24/19
  7. TomWaltz Tweet 5/29/19
  8. TomWaltz Tweet 6/3/19
  9. TomWaltz Tweet 6/17/19
  10. IDWPublishing Tweet 6/26/19
  11. dannyschoening Tweet 7/15/19
  12. Luis Delgado instagram 8/5/19
  13. Flickering Myth "Comic Book Preview – Transformers/Ghostbusters #3" 8/5/19
  14. Luis Delgado instagram 8/6/19
  15. dannyschoening Tweet 7/7/19
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  17. Luis Delgado instagram 8/8/19
  18. Luis Delgado instagram 8/9/19
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  20. Luis Delgado instagram 8/14/19
  21. Luis Delgado instagram 8/15/19
  22. Luis Delgado instagram 8/16/19


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