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IDW Publishing Comics- Ghostbusters: Get Real is a trade paperback collection published on December 2, 2015. It features the regular covers as chapter pages at the beginning of each issue and a six page variant cover gallery.

This trade paperback collects:

DescriptionEdit

The original cover features:

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

  • Page 1 reuses page 12 panel one from Issue #1
  • Page 3 reuses Slimer from page 10 panel one from Issue #1
  • Page 4 reuses the Dramatis Personae from Issue #1
  • Page 5 reuses the Icon Ghost recap page from Issue #1
  • Page 6 reuses the Issue #1 Regular Cover
  • Page 28 reuses the Issue #2 Regular Cover
  • Page 50 reuses the Issue #3 Regular Cover
  • Page 72 reuses the Issue #4 Regular Cover

Differences from the issues:

In the cover gallery:

  • Page 94 features the Issue #1 Nerd Block Cover
  • Page 95 features the Issue #1 Convention Cover
  • Page 96 features the Issue #1 Subscription Cover
  • Page 97 features the Issue #2 Subscription Cover
  • Page 98 features the Issue #3 Retailer Exclusive Cover
  • Page 99 features the Issue #3 Subscription Cover
  • Page 100 features the Issue #4 Subscription Cover

DevelopmentEdit

On September 22, 2015, Dan Schoening posted a sneak peek of the front cover. [2]

On October 12, 2015, in an interview recorded during the Cherry Bomb Toy Show on October 4th in Victoria B.C., Dan Schoening hinted for the Get Real trade paperback, some of the parallel dimensions seen in Issue #2 were changed to show other continuities. [3]

On November 2, 2015, Dan Schoening posted the front cover. [4]

TriviaEdit

  • The Diamond order code is OCT150379.
  • Page 2 cites a special thanks to the entire cast and crew of The Real Ghostbusters "Janine Melnitz, Ghostbuster", Cathy Gaines-Mifsud, Dorothy Ruth Crouch, and Johnny Craig.
    • Cathy Gaines-Mifsud is daughter of the late William Gaines, publisher and co-editor of EC Comics
    • Dorothy Ruth Crouch is administrator of the William M. Gaines Agency, which owns all the EC horror, science-fiction and crime properties that Al Feldstein worked on as editor and writer in the early 1950s including "Vault of Horror."
    • Johnny Craig is cover artist of Vault of Horror #25 (1952), which the Issue #2 Subscription Cover is inspired by.
  • Unlike trade paperback collections of the Ghostbusters ongoing series, this trade has no introduction.
  • The front cover is inspired by the design of a The Real Ghostbusters Magic Window VHS box:
    • The top of the cover featured "Magic Window" and children.
    • The logo uses the font of The Real Ghostbusters
    • The "1984 Columbia Pictures Television Inc. All Rights Reserved" is kept the same
    • In the lower left corner, "IDW Publishing" replaces "RCA"
  • The back cover is also inspired by the design of the back of a The Real Ghostbusters Magic Window VHS box:
    • The format remains the same: the character silhouettes, two panels, a brief summary, length approximation, acknowledgment of a soundtrack, the company logo in the lower left (IDW for RCA but in the RCA font style), and 'color' in the lower right corner.
    • The left panel reuses the last panel of Issue #3 page 20 with both teams of Ghostbusters on the Firehouse steps.
    • The right panel reuses the last panel of Issue #2 page 20 with the Cerberus Manifestation searching for The Real Ghostbusters.
  • The interior of the back cover recommends the Ghostbusters Volume One trade paperback.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Get Real TP Previews World page 9/16/15
  2. Dapperpomade Tweet 9/22/15
  3. Interdimensional Crossrip Podcast 10/12/15 1:19:32-1:19:46
  4. Dapperpomade Tweet 11/2/15

See AlsoEdit

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