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Specifics: November 26, 2017

Ghostbusters 101 5 is the fifth issue of a six part series by IDW Publishing.


The Ghostbusters have found out what's bringing their dimensions together - and for once, it doesn't have anything to do with a sinister beam of light heading into the sky! Tech nerds from two dimensions will need to put their heads together and build something that'll solve the problem (and at least half of them hope any solution includes a satisfying explosion!) [1]


On December 21, 2016, Erik Burnham revealed Issue #5's cover will have Janine Melnitz and the Kevins on it. [2]

On January 12, 2017, Erik Burnham mentioned writing a solicit for 101 "promising the threat in 101 would not include a sinister beam of light, aimed skyward." [3]

On April 19, 2017, the July solicits included the regular cover and logline for Issue #5. [4]

On May 12, 2017, Dan Schoening posted a WIP of Holtzmann. [5]

On May 22, 2017, Tom Waltz posted a panel of the 101 class. [6]

On May 29, 2017, Dan Schoening posted a WIP of Holtzmann at Van Cortlandt Park. [7]

On May 31, 2017, in an interview the night before, Dan Schoening revealed he's just finishing pencils on Issue #5. [8]

On July 14, 2017, Dan Schoening posted a panel from Issue #5 featuring Holtzmann. [9]

On July 25, 2017, a cover, credits, and 5 page preview was posted. [10]

On August 22, 2017, Luis Delgado posted an unlettered version of page 15. [11]


  • The Diamond Order Code is MAY170453.

Also SeeEdit


  1. Ghostbusters 101 #5 Previews World page 4/19/17
  2. erikburnham Tweet #3 12/21/16
  3. erikburnham Tweet 1/12/17
  4. Comic Book Resources "IDW Publishing Solicitations for July 2017" 4/19/17
  5. Dapperpomade Tweet 5/12/17
  6. TomWaltz Tweet 5/22/17
  7. Dapperpomade Tweet 5/29/17
  8. Comicgeddon TV YouTube "IDW Comics - Ghostbusters 101 Creative Team - Interview with Dan Schoening and Erik Burnham" 5/31/17
  9. Dapperpomade Tweet 7/14/17
  10. Comic Book Resources "Ghostbusters 101 #5 (Preview)" 7/25/17
  11. Luis Delgado deviantArt "Ghostbusters 101 #5 page15" 8/22/17


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