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IDW Publishing Comics-
Ghostbusters 11
GhostbustersOngoingIssue11CoverA
Release Date July 25, 2012 [1]
Publisher IDW Publishing
Story Writer(s) Erik Burnham
Tristan Jones
Penciler(s) Dan Schoening
Colorist(s) Luis Antonio Delgado
Letterer(s) Neil Uyetake
Editor(s) Tom Waltz
Front Cover Artist(s) Cover: Dan Schoening
Luis Antonio Delgado
Tristan Jones
Mike Henderson
Mickey Clausen
Peter Zaragoza

Ghostbusters 11 is the eleventh issue in an ongoing Ghostbusters comic book series by IDW Publishing.

PlotEdit

Continuing west on their cross-country caper, the Ghostbusters head from the mouth of the Mississippi to the Chihuahuan desert, and the city of Roswell. Ray's in heaven with the proliferation of ET attractions in the UFO capital of New Mexico, but will he have time to enjoy it while the ghosts of little green men attack? Haunted America, the Ghostbusters event of the summer, continues here! [2]

CastEdit

Haunted America Part ThreeEdit

Roswell Army Ghosts

Egon Spengler

Peter Venkman

Ray Stantz

Winston Zeddemore

Special Agent Jim Savage

Special Agent Melanie Ortiz

Kylie Griffin

Who Killed Laura Parr? Part ThreeEdit

Laura Parr

Peter Venkman

Phantom Truck Driver

EquipmentEdit

Haunted America Part ThreeEdit

Ghost Sniffer

P.K.E. Meter

Kylie's P.K.E. Meter

Ecto-1a

Proton Pack

Particle Thrower

Trap

Who Killed Laura Parr? Part ThreeEdit

Ecto-1a

P.K.E. Meter

Proton Pack

Particle Thrower

Slime Blower

Phantom Big Rig

ItemsEdit

Haunted America Part ThreeEdit

Portrait of Eleanor Twitty

Portrait of G. Sedgewick

LocationsEdit

Haunted America Part ThreeEdit

Roswell

Roswell Army Air Field

UFO Museum

Eden Valley Feeders

Roswell Public Library

Ray's Occult Books

Roswell's Belda'r Cafe

Who Killed Laura Parr? Part ThreeEdit

Devil's Bend

DevelopmentEdit

On February 7, 2012, Tristan Jones tweeted a cover was done.[3]

On February 8, 2012, Tristan Jones tweeted the cover was approved and posted it online.[4][5]

On February 13, 2012, Tristan Jones confirmed the Vampiric Alien Ghost, The Thing, Ogre, the alien from "Space Case", and The Slug from the NOW Comics are on Cover B.[6][7]

On April 12, 2012, Erik Burnham tweeted he has an idea for "a federal agent in #11 that will rub Egon the wrong way." [8]

On June 4, 2012, Tristan Jones posted a panel from "Who Killed Laura Parr?" Part Three.[9]

On June 12, 2012, Tristan Jones posted part of the same panel but now colored by Luis Delgado.[10] Jones also hinted Dan Schoening may have slipped in a X-Files reference.[11]

On July 23, 2012, a preview of the cover, credits, and first seven pages was posted.[12]

On July 27, 2012, Luis Delgado posted unlettered versions of page 9 and a page of "Who Killed Laura Parr?" Part 3.[13][14]

On July 31, 2013, Dan Schoening posted an entry on page one showing the process of creating the art of Haunted America. [15]

TriviaEdit

  • The Diamond Order Code is MAY120397 [16]
  • Page One
    • The 1947 incident at Roswell allegedly happened in July.
    • On the first panel is the alien space ship from the 1980s ABC television series "The Greatest American Hero," about a man given a suit by aliens that gives him super powers.
    • Two famous places related to alien visitations are seen, the UFO Museum and Eden Valley Feeders.
    • Will-o-the Wisps are mentioned again. The first mention was in the first Erik Burnham-written story, Ghostbusters: Infestation #1.
    • The three people accosted by the ghosts are from the movie "Evolution," directed by Ivan Reitman. They are Harry Block (portrayed by Orlando Jones), Wayne Grey (portrayed by Sean William Scott), and Dr. Reed (portrayed by Julianne Moore).
  • Page Two
  • Page Four
    • Jim Savage is visually based on Mulder from the "X-Files" franchise
    • An American flag appears in this issue as a pin on Savage's lapel.
    • Luis Delgado's 15 easter egg is on the back of the SUV.
  • Page Five
  • Page 10
  • Page 11
    • The Symmetrical Bookstacking is seen again.
    • The Stylized version of Azetlor is seen on the Bookworm poster
    • Vigo's entry in "Magicians, Martyrs And Madmen" seen in Ghostbusters II is on the computer screen
    • The Vampiric Alien Ghost from "Spacebusters" is on the blue card below the pay phone
    • To the right of Winston is Foul Grungy from "Guess What's Coming to Dinner" on the box.
    • The white sign posted warns of not drinking the tap water and references Infestation.
    • On the TV screen is a still of the Experimental Space Platform Galileo crew from "Ain't NASA-Sarily So"
    • The subtitle on the TV screen references Kirk's famous line from Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan.
    • 1984 and 1989 appear on the shelf sign behind Ray. Both were the years both Ghostbusters movies released in theaters.
    • On the cabinet, "Dr. Nick Winters" references Nick Winters, one of the names taken by Nick The Lounge Singer, a famous SNL character portrayed by Bill Murray. Winters sang the infamous "Star Wars, nothing but Star Wars..." rendition of the original theme on the January 28, 1978 episode of SNL season three.
    • On the shelf, "Montauk" is a reference to the Montauk Project in Long Island, New York. Allegedly a continuation of the Philadelphia Experiment, Montauk was focused on psychological warfare and exotic research like time travel, telepathy, and alien contact.
    • On the shelf, "I-Beam" is a reference to long metal poles found at the Roswell crash site in 1947. The poles had mysterious symbols on them no one could translate.
  • Page 12
    • To the right of Peter is the flag of Roswell.
  • Page 13
    • A Terror Dog appears in Ecto-1a's window behind Peter.
  • Page 16
    • One of the soldier ghosts appears to be visually based on Big Ben, a zombie soldier from the 1986 movie "House"
  • Page 19
    • The Belda'r Cafe is a stand-in for the now defunct Cover-Up Cafe. The reveal was the 'Weather Balloon' part cut off by the bottom of the panel.
    • The cafe is named after Belda'r, a character portrayed by Dan Aykroyd in the Coneheads SNL sketches and movie.
    • Consume Mass Quantities is a quote of Belda'r.
    • The 3-eyed Happy Face is from the movie "Evolution"
    • Peter mentions the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.
    • At the bar is Paul Rudoff of Spook Central.
    • Next to Paul with his back turned is Calahan from "Big Trouble With Little Slimer"
  • Page 20
    • The signs outside the cafe reference the toy Fearsome Flush and the episode "Ain't NASA-sarily So"
    • Agent Ortiz mentions the Las Vegas located in San Miguel County, New Mexico
    • The two men walking around outside the cafe are Ralph Hinkley, portrayed by William Katt, and Special Agent Bill Maxwell, portrayed by Robert Culp, from "The Greatest American Hero."
  • Page 22
  • Page 26
    • The Particle Thrower resembles the version seen on The Real Ghostbusters
  • Cover B

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Pull List Comixology Week of 7/25/12 (viewed 7/9/12)
  2. Spook Central article 4/13/12
  3. TRexJones Tweet 2/7/12
  4. TRexJones Tweet 2/8/12
  5. Tristan Jones deviantArt 2/8/12
  6. Tristan Jones reply deviantArt 2/13/12
  7. Tristan Jones reply deviantArt 2/14/12
  8. erikburnham Tweet 4/12/12
  9. TRexJones Tweet 6/4/12
  10. Tristan Jones Facebook 6/12/12
  11. Tristan Jones Facebook 6/12/12
  12. MTV Geek! 7/23/12
  13. Luis Delgado deviantArt #1 Issue #11 7/27/12
  14. Luis Delgado deviantArt #2 Issue #11 7/27/12
  15. Dan Schoening deviantArt "Haunted America Pt3 Process" 7/31/13
  16. Pull List Comixology Ghostbusters #11


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