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IDW Publishing Comics-
Ghostbusters 2
GhostbustersIssueTwoOngoingCoverA
Release Date October 12, 2011
December 21, 2011
(Second Printing)
Publisher IDW Publishing
Story Writer(s) Erik Burnham,
Tristan Jones (P.C.O.C.)
Penciler(s) Dan Schoening
Colorist(s) Luis Antonio Delgado
Letterer(s) Shawn Lee
Editor(s) Tom Waltz
Front Cover Artist(s) Cover: Dan Schoening,
Luis Antonio Delgado,
Nick Runge (Variant)
Tristan Jones (Reprint)

Ghostbusters 2 is the second issue in an ongoing Ghostbusters comic book series by IDW Publishing.

PlotEdit

Is Mr. Stay Puft finally reforming after the battle with his doppelganger during the Infestation? Is that what's causing the huge PKE uptick in New York? As Winston and Peter take care of the annoying--and familiar--spook haunting the Crendall household, Ray receives a visitor at the firehouse... and this visitor could be what his prophetic dream was trying to warn him about. [1]

CastEdit

Winston Zeddemore

Peter Venkman

Slimer

Egon Spengler

Ray Stantz

Janine Melnitz

Jim Silver

Idulnas

Vigo

Bradley Sunderland

Wander Hills Children

Ellen Gold

Gozer

Jacquelyn and Zac

Gozerian Terror Bear

EquipmentEdit

Proton Pack

Proton Pistol (IDW Comics)

Particle Thrower

Trap

Paranormal Containment Research Tank

Aura Video-Analyzer

P.K.E. Meter

Ecto-1a

Globuscope

LocationsEdit

Firehouse

Queensboro Bridge

East River

Wander Hills Orphanage

Empire State Building

Bowling Green

DevelopmentEdit

On June 17th, 2011, A preview of two covers for issue two were also revealed. [2]

On June 14th, 2011, Jones tweeted that Runge submitted his cover for Issue #2 [3]

On July 26th, 2011, Dan Schoening tweeted he finished penciling Issue #2. He also hints it is "full of Ghostbusting, Slime and Kittens!" [4]

On July 27th, 2011, IDW Comics reveals the variant cover done by Dan Schoening is titled "We're Ready to Believe You" which is based on the television advertisement from the first film. [5]

On August 20th, 2011, Tristan Jones tweeted he finished his bulk of the work and will do touch ups the next day. [6]

On August 21th, 2011, Tristan Jones posted a Ghostbusters invoice as part of work on PCOC but also notes it was in part influenced by one done by Dan Schoening in the comic itself. [7]

On August 29th, 2011, Erik Burnham tweeted Issue #2 was almost done. Burnham hints "More PCOC, more behind the scenes sketches, more fan art, oh, and a bear of an ending!" [8]

On September 5th, 2011, Erik Burnham teased he sent the team to Queens. [9]

On September 7th, Tristan Jones posted part of his sketch for the second printing's cover. [10]

On September 8th, Tristan Jones posted another part of his sketch for the second printing's cover. [11]

On October 9th, 2011, Erik Burnham advertised in Issue #2 fans will "Meet the creepy Ellen Gold! Check out a bear! Learn more about the big bad of the arc!" [12]

On October 10th, 2011, a preview of Issue #2 was released. It contains the three covers, the table of contents, and seven pages of the main story. [13]

On October 12th, 2011, Dan Schoening posted a teaser for Issue #2. [14] Luis Delgado also posted a teaser and textless versions of page 16 and 17. [15] [16] [17]

On November 9th, 2011, it was announced there will be a second printing for Issue 2. Tristan Jones and Luis Delgado provided new art for the cover, an homage to "Army of Darkness." It will be available on December 21st, 2011. [18] [19] [20] Originally Jones was going to use Peter Venkman in the middle with Zuul/Dana Barrett around his leg, but since Dana is off limits in the comics, the idea was scrapped. [21]

On November 10th, 2011, Luis Delgado posted an unlettered version of the cover for the second printing. [22]

On November 11th, 2011, Tristan Jones confirmed his cover for the second printing includes the back drop of Vigo's painting, Imps from "Janine's Day Off" poking at Egon's feet, Psychomagnotheric Slime, and the homage to "Army of Darkness." Jones also hinted there are two more cameos hidden on the cover. [23] [24] Jones later confirmed the Gulper Ghost, Terror Dogs, and Zombie Taxi Driver as the other cameos. [25] [26]

On July 14, 2013, Dan Schoening posted a rough of unused covers for Issue #2. [27]

TriviaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Comics Continuum Oct. Solicitations
  2. Proton Charging 6/17/11
  3. TRexJones 6/14/11 Tweet
  4. Dapperpomade 7/26/11 Tweet
  5. IDW Comics "IDW's October Solicitations"
  6. TRexJones Tweet 8/20/11
  7. Ghostbusters Invoice
  8. erikburnham Tweet 8/29/11
  9. erikburnham Tweet 9/5/11
  10. Instagram 9/7/11
  11. Instagram 9/8/11
  12. Burnhamania 10/9/11
  13. Issue #2 Preview
  14. A Spoonful of Sugar deviation
  15. Ghostbusters 2 haunted house
  16. Page 16 textless
  17. Page 17 textless
  18. Ghostbusters #2 & #3 Comics Sold Out. Reprints! @ Ghostbusters Fans
  19. Ghostbusters News article 11/9/11
  20. Previews Sneak Peek for 12/21/11
  21. Ghostbusters 2 Reprint Cover comment
  22. Army of Darkness Ghostbusters
  23. Ghostbusters Fans post #1
  24. Ghostbusters Fans post #2
  25. Tristan Jones deviantArt 11/10/11
  26. Tristan Jones post Ghostbusters Fans 12/26/11
  27. "Unused Ghostbusters Comic Covers" Dan Schoening deviantArt 7/14/13
  28. erikburnham Tweet 8/15/11
  29. Diamond listing
  30. Luis Delgado deviantArt 2/19/12

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