Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron 5 is the fifth and final of a five part mini-series by IDW Publishing.


"GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON," Part 5! Out of the frying pan and into the fire! Starscream isn't the only ghostly Decepticon in the universe-or on Earth. Megatron has manifested, he's hungry for vengeance, and he's not particular about what he has to destroy to get it! Autobots, Decepticons, and the Boys in Gray, too! The 35th anniversary celebration of TRANSFORMERS and Ghostbusters ends here![1]


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 February 18, 2019, an edited version of Dan Schoening's connected covers was revealed.[4]

On February 22, 2019, Tom Waltz posted the single version of the Issue #5 cover by Dan Schoening and Luis Antonio Delgado.[5]

On May 24, 2019, Erik Burnham was beating out the story and aims to have it done by the end of May.[6]

On May 30, 2019, Erik Burnham finished writing the script.[7]

On June 3, 2019, Dan Schoening read the script.[8]

On July 22, 2019, Tom Waltz posted some teasers from the issue.[9]

On August 23, 2019, Dan Schoening finished pencils for the issue.[10]

On September 10, 2019, Erik Burnham posted a teaser of Optimus Prime.[11] He also revealed the letterer will be Christa Mesner.[12]

On September 30, 2019, Luis Delgado posted a shot of Optimus fighting Megatron.[13] Nick Roche posted lineart for Cover B.[14]

On October 1, 2019, a cover and 5 page preview was posted.[15] Luis Delgado posted a shot of Soundwave being trapped.[16]

On October 2, 2019, Luis Delgado posted a shot of Optimus dodging Megatron.[17]

On October 3, 2019, Luis Delgado posted panels of Ectotron being possessed.[18]

On October 4, 2019, Luis Delgado posted panels of Megatron's new form.[19]


  • The Diamond Order Code is AUG190759.

Also See


  1. Issue #5 Previews World page 7/26/19
  2. TomWaltz Tweet #2 12/11/18
  3. TomWaltz Tweet 12/28/18
  4. io9 "Exclusive: The Ghostbusters Are Teaming Up With the Transformers to Save the World" 2/18/19
  5. TomWaltz Tweet 2/22/19
  6. erikburnham Tweet 5/24/19
  7. erikburnham Tweet 5/30/19
  8. erikburnham Tweet 6/3/19
  9. TomWaltz Tweet 7/22/19
  10. dannyschoening Tweet 8/23/19
  11. erikburnham Tweet #1 9/10/19
  12. erikburnham Tweet #2 9/10/19
  13. Luis Delgado instagram 9/30/19
  14. NickRoche Tweet 9/30/19
  15. Flickering Myth "Comic Book Preview – Transformers/Ghostbusters #5" 10/1/19
  16. Luis Delgado instagram 10/1/19
  17. Luis Delgado instagram 10/2/19
  18. Luis Delgado instagram 10/3/19
  19. Luis Delgado instagram 10/4/19


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