The Real Ghostbusters Comics: Issue 12


From NOW™ – August 1989

A Cat Named Tarantula

Story: James Van Hise

Pencils: Howard Bender

Inks: Brian Thomas

Colors: Suzanne Dechnik

Letters: Dan Nakrosis

Editor: Katherine Llewellyn

Editor-In-Chief: Tony Caputo

Cover: Howard Bender & Patrick Owsley

Scanned and restored in March 2012 by Richard Roy.

“Marlene Whately, a witch, has kidnapped the familiar of her enemy, Phineas Evantide, the prince of warlocks.  During a rant about the Ghostbusters stopping Astorath in the previous issues, the familiar, Tarantula, escapes and hitches a ride on a train. She knows the only way to get back to her master is to seek out the Ghostbusters Marlene mentioned. Unfortunately, the foes are not so quick to give up, and are ready to take the fight to New York!”

  1. Goof: Pg. 18. The railing that separates the garage area and the office areas has moved! It’s in front of Janine’s desk instead of behind it.
  2. Goof: Pg. 19. Ray is wearing a pair of ecto-goggles. When did he put them on?

The Real Ghostbusters Issue 12. (Ghostbusters Firehouse)


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