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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters 2 5 is the fifth and final issue of a sequel mini-series by IDW Publishing.

PlotEdit

The climactic conclusion as the teams reunite to face their adversaries… and a long lost ally! [1]

CastEdit

Part FiveEdit

Donatello

Michelangelo

Leonardo

Raphael

Tang Shen

Winston Zeddemore

Ray Stantz

Peter Venkman

Egon Spengler

Janine Melnitz

Darius Dun

The Collectors

Stingy Jack

H2 Ghost

Bug Eye Ghost

Five Points Killer

Gareth Dibello

Werecat Ghost

Master Takeda

EquipmentEdit

Part FiveEdit

Proton Weapon

Proton Pack

Particle Thrower

Remote Portal Access Band

Experimental Mental Communications Device

Ecto Goggles

P.K.E. Meter

Proton Pistol

Containment Unit

Interspatial Teleportation Unit

Trap-Gate

LocationsEdit

Part FourEdit

Garden Dimension

Firehouse

Central Park

DevelopmentEdit

On August 22, 2017, Cover B and RI and a logline was included in a first look. [2]

On October 11, 2017, Erik Burnham saw the final proof. [3]

On December 6, 2017, Luis Delgado posted unlettered versions of the page 3 and page 18. [4] [5]

TriviaEdit

  • The Diamond Order Code is SEP170497.
  • Cover A
  • Cover B
  • Dramatis Personae
    • Bronson doesn't appear in this issue but his bio is still included.
  • What Came Before
  • Page 2
  • Page 3
    • Raphael asks if the dimension is Heaven. The more general version was seen in The Other Side.
    • Donatello refers to when he came to the Garden after his death in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #45.
    • Leonardo admits he saw her, too, this was when he was brainwashed by the Foot Clan and dealing with the fallout. He last saw her in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe #5.
    • The Turtles met a past version of Tang Shen via time time travel in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle: Turtles in Time #2.
  • Page 5
    • Tang Shen refers to Ray and Raphael sharing the former's body in Issue #3 and #4.
  • Page 6
    • Peter mentions Mikado, a two act 19th century comic opera.
  • Page 7
    • Tang Shen alludes to Splinter.
  • Page 9
  • Page 12
    • Darius Dun alludes to Splinter and the Foot Clan and his murder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #64.
    • In panel 4, in the background is the Hotel Empire sign from the Empire Hotel on W 63rd Street in the Upper West Side near the Natural History Museum and Loeb Boathouse.
  • Page 14
    • Darius Dun mentions Splinter and the Foot Clan.
  • Page 15
    • Darius Dun mentions Splinter and the Foot Clan again.
    • Donatello, Leonardo, and Raphael refer to the circumstances of Dun's death.
  • Page 16
    • Darius Dun mentions the Ghostbusters' technology didn't work on the Collectors' before. He is referring to their second encounter in Ghostbusters Volume 2 #4.
  • Page 17
    • Ray wears Ray Bans sunglasses and Egon wears flip down shades on his glasses like in the first montage of Ghostbusters II during the Orrefors case.
  • Page 18
  • Page 19
    • In panel 1, Ray's "Don't look into the Trap" warning comes up between Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello.
    • Michelangelo attempts a "Cowabunga" but Raphael stops him.
    • Michelangelo mentions the Ghostbusturtles.
  • Page 20
    • Leonardo alludes to the battle with Chi-You in the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters mini-series.
    • Winston alludes the advice he gave to Leonardo in Issue #2 of this mini-series, not to put all the burden on his shoulders.
    • Peter gives Michelangelo a "Beginner's Guide to Psychology" and tells him to pay him back when he figures out how to make a living - both nods to last issue when Michelangelo used words to defuse the situation with the Ghostbusturtles.
    • Donatello mentions Metalhead.
    • Winston and Peter believe they will see the Turtles again someday. Erik Burnham and Tom Waltz recently appeared on IDW's October 31st Turtles Tuesday livestream and voiced hopes to do a Volume 3.
    • Janine mentions April O'Neil.
    • The Turtles' story continues right away in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #76, "Invasion of the Triceratons" Part One. They are teleported back into their lair like at the end of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #4. Raphael refers to the events of this mini-series right away on page 3. [7]

Also SeeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Previews World page TMNT/Ghostbusters 2 #5 8/23/17
  2. Sy Fy Wire "Exclusive: The TMNT meet the Ghostbusters (again) in first look at comic crossover" 8/22/17
  3. erikburnham Tweet 10/11/17
  4. Luis Delgado deviantArt "TMNT/Ghostbusters II #5 page 03" 12/6/17
  5. Luis Delgado deviantArt "TMNT/Ghostbusters II #5 page 18" 12/6/17
  6. Golf "50 Greatest Bill Murray Golf Photos" 11/29/14
  7. Raphael (2017). IDW Comics- "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #76" (2017) (Comic p.3). Raphael says: "Besides us gettin' trapped with those Ghost Guys?"


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