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Specifics: February 25, 2018



Ghostbusters: Answer The Call 1 is the first issue of a five part series by IDW Publishing.

PlotEdit

"What Dreams May Come, Part 1!" On a routine house call to dispose of a simple Class III spook, Abby, Patty, Erin, and Holtzmann encounter a truly terrifying Class VII that appears to be feeding on fear. Able to create illusions that prey on their greatest fears, and with designs on turning the world into its own nightmare dimension ('natch!) our ladies may have finally met their match! [1]

Bullet points:

  • This is it! Don't miss the ladies from the 2016 film in their very own series!
  • All-new hi-jinks and ghostly mayhem begins here!
  • A perfect jumping on point for Ghostbuster fans both old and new!

DevelopmentEdit

On July 18, 2017, a five issue mini series titled "Ghostbusters: Answer The Call" was announced. The creative team consists of writer Kelly Thompson and artist Corin Howell. The first issue releases in October 2017, is titled "What Dreams May Come, Part 1!" and the story starts off as a routine call to get rid of a Class 3 ghost but the team stumbles upon a frightening Class 7 specter. Two covers for Issue #1 were also previewed. Cover A is by Corin Howell, and Luis Antonio Delgado. Cover B is by Valentina Pinto. [2]

On August 24, 2017, Corin Howell finished layouts. [3]

On August 29, 2017, Corin Howell posted a WIP of Erin. [4]

On August 30, 2017, Tom Waltz previewed an uncolored and unlettered page from Issue #1. [5] Corin Howell posted a WIP of Patty and Erin freaked out. [6]

On August 31, 2017, Corin Howell posted a WIP of Patty giving Abby the business. [7] Howell later posted a close up of Erin. [8]

On September 1, 2017, Corin Howell posted WIP of the team. [9]

On September 3, 2017, Corin Howell posted a double page spread WIP. [10] She later posted a WIP of a ghost and of Holtzmann. [11] [12]

On September 5, 2017, Corin Howell posted the Ghostbusters looking at a trap. [13]

On September 7, 2017, Corin Howell posted WIPs of Kevin writing something down and of Holtzmann consoling Erin. [14] [15]

On September 12, 2017, Corin Howell posted a WIP of Holtzmann. [16]

On September 13, 2017, Tom Waltz posted an unlettered, uncolored page of research being done. [17]

On September 15, 2017, Tom Waltz posted a colored page. [18] Waltz later posted a page WIP. [19]

On September 19, 2017, Corin Howell posted a Firehouse background. [20]

On September 20, 2017, Corin Howell posted another Firehouse WIP. [21]

On September 22, 2017, Corin Howell posted part of a WIP of an entity. [22]

On September 25, 2017, Corin Howell posted a WIP of Holtzmann crawling. [23] Howell also posted a WIP of Holtzmann hitting a button. [24] Howell later announced she had three pages left to draw. [25] Tom Waltz posted a colored panel of Holtzmann using a Proton Pistol. [26] Erica Henderson's second cover she drew for the 101 mini-series was revealed as the RI-B cover for Answer the Call #1. [27] [28] [29]

On September 27, 2017, Corin Howell finished backgrounds for a page. [30]

On September 28, 2017, Corin Howell posted a WIP of Kevin and a background of the city. [31] [32]

On October 3, 2017, Tom Waltz posted a completed page from Issue #1. [33]

On October 4, 2017, Kelly Thompson posted a teaser of two finished panels from Issue #1. [34]

On October 5, 2017, Tom Waltz announced Issue #1 was officially approved to print. [35]

On October 17, 2017, Tom Waltz posted a photo of advance copies of Issue #1. A fifth variant was revealed from POW!/Stan Lee Comic Box. [36]

On October 19, 2017, Dan Schoening confirmed he and Luis Delgado did the POW! variant and reveals he drew Stan Lee on the cover. [37] Tom Waltz posted a teaser of two finished panels with Holtzmann. [38]

On October 21, 2017, a cover, credits page, and 5 page preview was posted. [39]

TriviaEdit

  • The Diamond Order Code is AUG170423.

Also SeeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Previews World Answer The Call #1 7/19/17
  2. LA Times "Exclusive preview of the new 'Ghostbusters' comic" 7/18/17
  3. Rin237 Tweet 8/24/17
  4. Rin237 Tweet 8/29/17
  5. TomWaltz Tweet 8/30/17
  6. Rin237 Tweet 8/30/17
  7. Rin237 Tweet #1 8/31/17
  8. Rin237 Tweet #2 8/31/17
  9. Rin237 Tweet 9/1/17
  10. Rin237 Tweet #1 9/3/17
  11. Rin237 Tweet #2 9/3/17
  12. Rin237 Tweet #3 9/3/17
  13. Rin237 Tweet 9/5/17
  14. Rin237 Tweet #1 9/7/17
  15. Rin237 Tweet #2 9/7/17
  16. Rin237 Tweet 9/12/17
  17. TomWaltz Tweet 9/13/17
  18. TomWaltz Tweet #1 9/15/17
  19. TomWaltz Tweet #2 9/15/17
  20. Rin237 Tweet 9/19/17
  21. Rin237 Tweet 9/20/17
  22. Rin237 Tweet 9/22/17
  23. Rin237 Tweet #1 9/25/17
  24. Rin237 Tweet #2 9/25/17
  25. Rin237 Tweet #3 9/25/17
  26. TomWaltz Tweet 9/25/17
  27. EricaFails 9/25/17
  28. Erica Henderson instagram 1/9/17
  29. EricaFails Tweet 2/13/17
  30. Rin237 Tweet 9/27/17
  31. Rin237 Tweet #1 9/28/17
  32. Rin237 Tweet #2 9/28/17
  33. TomWaltz Tweet 10/3/17
  34. 79SemiFinalist Tweet 10/4/17
  35. TomWaltz Tweet 10/5/17
  36. TomWaltz Tweet 10/17/17
  37. Dapperpomade Tweet 10/19/17
  38. TomWaltz Tweet 10/19/17
  39. Comic Book Resources "EXCLUSIVE: Abby, Patty, Erin & Holtzmann Are Back in Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #1" 10/21/17


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