Peaks and valleys of Ghostbusters III news got you down? It’s okay, kids – that’s Hollywood. Welcome to our every day rollercoaster of emotions out here in Tinseltown. But here’s something that you can take comfort in knowing: there’s plenty of new and unexplored Ghostbusters material on the horizon if IDW’s most recent issue has anything to say about it.
As you no doubt gathered from my near (okay totally) gushing look at Ghostbusters #3, I’ve been a huge fan of the on-going series since day one, and the creative team behind the book hasn’t let up since. The quality of issue six is on par with the previous installments and continues weaving the threads introduced in issue five. Plenty of in-jokes and references are still abound but just as in the previous five issues, aren’t distracting and overly in your face. In fact, the addition of a certain “guest star” character fits in seamlessly and doesn’t feel forced. It actually opens up the storytelling to allow Burnham and the rest of the creative team to infuse stories that have been left needing to be told and sets this on-going series into a cool and exciting canon where the sky is the limit. I can’t wait to see who else shows up in every panel. (more…)