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IDW Publishing Comics-
Ghostbusters 6
GhostbustersIssue6OngoingCoverA
Release Date February 15, 2012
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) Neil Uyetake
Editor(s) Tom Waltz
Front Cover Artist(s) Cover: Dan Schoening,
Luis Antonio Delgado,
Nick Runge (Variant)
Tristan Jones (Variant)

Ghostbusters 6 is the sixth issue in an ongoing Ghostbusters comic book series by IDW Publishing.

PlotEdit

Thanks to the contract they signed, the Ghostbusters are temporarily barred by Walter Peck from taking any work (without his express permission) in New York City. The Ghostbusters skirt the edict by taking a job in Schenectady. It's a simple haunted amusement park upstate-what could possibly go wrong? [1]

CastEdit

Kylie Griffin

Ray Stantz

Egon Spengler

Peter Venkman

Winston Zeddemore

Ted and Annette Fleming

Ron Alexander

Harry

Possessed Stuffed Dolls

Possessed Bruce Statue

Possessed Carousel Horses

Scotty

Bruce the Horrible Chimp Manifestation

Hungry Manitou

Jeremy and Cindy

Rachel Unglighter

Koza'Rai

Gozer

Idulnas

Senta

EquipmentEdit

Powers of Darkness

Magical Paths to Fortune and Power

Proton Pack

Particle Thrower

Ecto Goggles

Giga meter

Proton Pistol

Trap

ItemsEdit

Portrait of Eleanor Twitty

Archangel's Gallbladder

Portrait of G. Sedgewick

LocationsEdit

Ray's Occult Books

Fantastic Land

DevelopmentEdit

On October 9, 2011, Tristan Jones tweeted he will be working on another cover for the series.[2]

On October 12, 2011, Ghostbusters.net made note Cover B pays homage to the Ramones and their self-titled debut album from April 23, 1976. Vincent Nordone, Patrick Creel and Robert Pearson are used as references for this cover.[3][4]

On October 12, 2011, Tristan Jones revealed his cover for Issue #6.[5]

On November 13, 2011, Erik Burnham tweeted he was 4 pages of dialogue away from finishing the script for Issue #6. He also notes using a better alternate to a joke he knew wouldn't make it to the final version of the comic.[6][7]

On November 15, 2011, Nick Runge confirmed the Ramones cover was switched to Issue #6 [8]

On November 22, 2011, Erik Burnham revealed the new character from Issue #3, Ron Alexander, will show up again in Issue #6.[9]

On January 9, 2012, Erik Burnham also provided another hint of the second arc, a bit of a specific nod to Ghostbusters II (Not Vigo).[10]

On January 10, 2012, Dan Schoening provided another hint about the second arc: evil monkeys.[11]

On December 14, 2011, Dan Schoening tweeted he was currently penciling Issue #6.[12]

On December 15, 2011, Tristan Jones tweeted he was doing work on #6 and "stepping outside of the comfort zone art-wise." [13]

On December 16, 2011, Tristan Jones posted a work in progress teaser for #6.[14][15]

On January 3, 2012, Tristan Jones posted part of an image that read "Senta - The golden child of the Wrath - Keeper of the Ages" and John Horace Tobin's name obscured in the passage itself.[16][17] Jones later hinted Tobin "did whatever he did on this right before he died, I believe..." [18]

On January 17, 2012, Erik Burnham hinted the character making a special appearance in #5 also figures in #6.[19]

On January 18, 2012, Erik Burnham posted Cover A.[20]

On February 9, 2012, a cover, credits, and seven page preview was posted.[21]

On February 12, 2012, Erik Burnham revealed he requested a certain scene bear a reference to Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks," a famous 1942 painting depicting people sitting in a downtown diner late at night.[22]

On February 16, 2012, Luis Delgado posted unlettered versions of page 8, 16, and 19.[23][24][25]

On July 14, 2013, Dan Schoening posted a rough of unused covers for Issue #6. [26]

TriviaEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. IDW February Solicitations 11/17/11
  2. TRexJones Tweet 10/9/11
  3. Ghostbusters News article
  4. Ramones (album) article on wikipedia
  5. TristJones deviation
  6. erikburnham Tweet #1 11/13/11
  7. erikburnham Tweet #2 11/13/11
  8. Nick Runge Comic Cove reply
  9. Erik Burnham Fan Page 11/22/11
  10. erikburnham Tweet 1/9/12
  11. Dapper Dan Blogspot 1/10/12
  12. Dapperpomade Tweet 12/14/11
  13. TRexJones Tweet 12/15/11
  14. TRexJones Tweet 12/16/11
  15. Instagram teaser 12/16/11
  16. Tristan Jones Instagram 1/3/12
  17. TRexJones Tweet 1/3/12
  18. Tristan Jones post on Ghostbusters Fans 1/3/12
  19. Erik Burnham Post Ghostbusters Fans 1/17/12
  20. IDW Forums Erik Burnham Post 1/18/12
  21. MTV Geek! 2/9/12
  22. Erik Burnham reply Ghostbusters Fans 2/13/12
  23. Luis Delgado deviantArt 2/16/12
  24. Luis Delgado deviantArt 2/16/12
  25. Luis Delgado deviantArt 2/16/12
  26. "Unused Ghostbusters Comic Covers" Dan Schoening deviantArt 7/14/13
  27. Erik Burnham post Ghostbusters Fans 2/25/12
  28. ootini.net
  29. Luis Delgado deviantArt 2/16/12
  30. "Ghostbusters - Gozer" Tristan Jones deviantArt 11/5/08

See alsoEdit


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