An immersive in-world guide based on the fictional book mentioned in the 1984 Ghostbusters film. This book features the ghouls, specters, and supernatural occurrences that inspired the fictional tome that the original Ghostbusters consulted.
This dynamic in-universe book takes fans inside the world of Ghostbusters
like never before. In the first Ghostbusters
movie, Tobin's Spirit Guide
is a comprehensive supernatural encyclopedia used by our heroes to research ghouls and ghosts. For the first time, this fully illustrated tome will allow fans to pore through the pages of this legendary guide to learn all about the things that go bump in the night--from Class 5 Free-Roaming Vapors to giant Sloars! This newly revised and updated version, written by veteran Ghostbusters Ray Stantz and Egon Spengler, brings the original text up to date with entries on the ghosts and ghouls they've tackled, including Slimer, Mr. Stay Puft, and Vigo the Carpathian.
Along with covering the original movies, Ghostbusters: Tobin's Spirit Guide
will also explore the expanded Ghostbusters
universe, delving into supernatural phenomena from the comics, animated shows, video games, and other aspects of the franchise. Filled with never-before-seen original illustrations, the book will have a unique in-world aesthetic that makes it feel like a real object from the world of Ghostbusters
Absorbing, immersive, and an essential purchase for fans, Ghostbusters: Tobin's Spirit Guide
is the ultimate guide to the franchise's rogues' gallery of spirits, specters, demons, and ghouls.Author:
Kyle Hotz, Erik Burnham, Ray StantzPublisher:
9.10h x 6.80w x 0.80dISBN:
About the Author
Erik Burnham was convinced that he should be a magician, but with no manual dexterity he instead gravitated to creating stories, and is best known for his long run on IDW Publishing's Ghostbusters comic. He calls Minnesota home--and you betcha, it's chilly there. You can follow him on Twitter @erikburnham
Dr. Ray Stantz has earned degrees in parapsychology and metallurgy, and is a founding and current member of Ghostbusters, Inc. Some of Dr. Stantz's past published work includes "The Great Sub-Tropical Sponge Migration" and "The Occult on Long Island: A Paranormal History of Islip." He lives in New York.
Dr. Egon Spengler is the author of multiple scientific papers on a wide variety of subjects ranging from the cross-cultivation of fungus to the potential uses of trephination. He holds over 500 patents, including shared patents for the ghost-trapping and storage equipment used by Ghostbusters, Inc., a company he co-founded. He lives in New York.