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Real Ghostbusters (1988) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 1

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    Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. While trying to trap the ghost of Captain Nemo, time travelers send the Ghostbusters into nightmare worlds featuring monsters, a werewolf school, and aliens. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 2

    Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Time travelers release Captain Nemo in exchange for the power source of his ship, the Nautilus; meanwhile, the alien called Slg enlists the Ghostbusters to stop the time travelers from destroying the Earth. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 3

    Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias, plus a pinup by Tony Akins. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Toxic waste from a chemical plant creates a horde of monsters, and the Ghostbusters must decide if they have to destroy them, or if there is another solution. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 4

    Ghost Gangsters. Story by La Morris Richmond. Art by Evan Dorkin, plus a pinup by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A reporter opens a mobsters long-lost vault on live TV, only to release the ghosts of a rival mob, who then begin a ghostly crime spree across their old haunts, including a childrens hospital! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #5
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 5

    Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters are called in to track a gang of thieves that is using a werewolf in their heists, but then they must help the werewolf escape from her curse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #6
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 6

    Video Nasties. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Ghosts take over a low-rated TV station, and when the Ghostbusters respond, they find themselves battling mummies and their old enemy The Nameless One. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #7
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 7

    The Secret Empire. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias, plus a pinup by Guy Davis. Cover by Andrew Pratt and Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Lunar Avenger and the Crimson Crimebuster, two superheroes from the 1930s, seek the Ghostbusters help with their old foe, Fu Fang, who has teamed up with Caldonis ghost mob from issue #4. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 8

    Toad Island. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias, plus a pinup by Guy Davis. Cover by Marc Hansen and John Tobias. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. At the Toad Island amusement park, fish-like people are kidnapping patrons to appease something called the Deepest One. When the Ghostbusters investigate, Janine is kidnapped by the fish people, and only another fish person can help them save her. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #9
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 9

    The Father-Thing Trilogy Part One: Rising Son. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Gary Fields. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters rescue a young boy from a ritual sacrifice, only to be pursued by dark forces that will take over New York City to get him back. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #10
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 10

    The Father-Thing Trilogy Part Two: The Empire of the Son. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. New York is taken over by Astorath, and the Ghostbusters try to exploit his weakness to nuclear energy, but Astorath turns the tables on them with two atom bombs. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #11
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 11

    The Father-Thing Trilogy Part Three. Story by James Van Hise. Art by David Schwartz. Cover by Ken Steacy. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. With New York saved and Shannon in the clutches of his father Astorath, the Ghostbusters launch a full-scale rescue mission to bring him back where he belongs. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 12

    A Cat Named Tarantula. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Howard Bender. Cover by Howard Bender and Patrick Owsley. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A magical cat seeks the Ghostbusters help in stopping the duel between a witch and her owner, a warlock. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #13
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 13

    Blizzard Queen. Story by James Van Hise. Art by John Tobias. Cover by John Tobias. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The desperate search of a missing link for its mate, who has been captured for exhibition in New York City, is complicated by a blizzard ghost who turns the city into an Arctic wasteland. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 14

    The Lost and the Lonely. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Howard Bender. Cover by Howard Bender. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A ghost seeks the Ghostbusters help in escaping from a terrifying being known as a Soul Catcher. The catch is that the Soul Catcher lives beneath the halls of Rays old high school – and Rays just left to attend his class reunion. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #15
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 15

    Spike, Part 1. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Jim Wisniewski. Cover by Jim Wisniewski. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A creature from the center of the Earth, Spikorouleus (or Spike for short) escapes from an ancient enemy and arrives in New York City. Unfortunately for Spike and the Ghostbusters, his foe Nurtog is not far behind. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #16
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 16

    The Land Unknown, Part 2. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Jim Wisniewski. Cover by Jim Wisniewski. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters travel to the Arctic and into the center of the Earth the traditional way – by zeppelin – in order to defeat Nurtog and save Spike, but none of that is as easy as it sounds. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #17
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 17

    Samhain Chanted Evening. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Phil Hester. Cover by Phil Hester. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Samhain, the spirit of Halloween, breaks out of the containment unit and resumes his reign of Halloween terror. By the time the Ghostbusters return from the center of the Earth, they find the city mutated into an army of the undead. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #18
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 18

    Creeping Suburbia. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Phil Hester. Cover by Phil Hester. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Winston takes a trip to a small town in Florida for some R & R, and finds hes right in the middle of a feud between rival bands of aliens who want the town for their own. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #19
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 19

    Zoned Out. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Phil Hester. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Four tales of the Ghostbusters, a la the Twilight Zone: Ray returns to Toad Island to visit some old friends in the Freak Show; Peter and Irena play a game of cat and mouse; Egon and Janine find one of Samhains minions working at the circus; Slimer tries to save Winstons date from a group of gargoyles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #20
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 20

    War at the Earth's Core! Part 1. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Phil Hester. Cover by Phil Hester. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters return to the Earths core to help Spike escape from Nurtogs clutches. Continued in issue #22. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #21
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 21

    Stories by John Carnell, Phil Elliott and Andrew Brenner. Art by Phil Elliott, Andy Lanning and Anthony Williams. Cover by Andy Lanning. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A filler issue featuring reprints of stories from the Marvel UK Real Ghostbusters comic. Egons robot Ghostbuster goes awry; The Ghostbusters deal with a ghost whos turning a mans suits plaid every time he puts them on; Neanderthal warriors invade the city. Ecto-X; The Spooked Suit; Neanderthal Nightmare. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #22
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 22

    Wild in the Streets, Part 2. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Mark Braun. Cover by Mark Braun. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Resuming the story from issue #20: With the Ghostbusters trapped at the Earths core, Nurtog rampages across New York, with no one but Janine and the Crime Patrol to stop him. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 23

    The Strength to Dream. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Neil Grahame. Cover by Neil Grahame. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. Winston thinks the monsters erupting from the movie screen are just really good 3-D effects, until the creatures star turning up elsewhere in the city. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #24
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 24

    Carnival. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Neil Grahame. Cover by Neil Grahame. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters respond to a womans plea to rescue her little town from the sinister Master Cosmos, but first they must get past his killer circus. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #25
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 25

    Ghost Train. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Neil Grahame. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters are hired to enter a gateway at the Mount St. Helens volcano, pass into another dimension, and retrieve a prototype ghost train, but no one warned them about the strange creatures with a taste for human flesh. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #26
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 26

    Closet Case. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Neil Grahame. Cover by Neil Grahame. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A young boy realizes with terror that something is in his closet; at the same time, Egon realizes the Boogeyman has escaped from containment. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #27
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 27

    The Last Voyage of the Lady Anne. Story by James Van Hise. Art by Neil Grahame. Cover by Brian Williamson and Bambos Georgiou. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. A deep-see salvage unit discovers the wreck of the Lady Anne, but the appearance of the ghost-ship Lady Anne causes the Ghostbusters to investigate why the ship sank in the first place. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #28
    Real Ghostbusters (1988) 28

    Hat Trick! Story by James Van Hise. Art by Neil Grahame. Cover by Joseph Allen. The official comic adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon series, inspired in turn by the hit movies. The Ghostbusters investigate the haunted mansion inherited by Janines cousin, and find possession, a family mystery, and a haunted hat. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $1.75.