Magic and Mystery

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Title: Magic and Mystery
Publisher: Pony Ex-Press
Date(s): 2000s
Medium: print
Fandom: Real Ghostbusters
Language: English
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Magic and Mystery is a gen Real Ghostbusters anthology with at least three issues.

Issue 1

Magic and Mystery 1 contains 164 pages. Color cover by Sandy Schreiber. Interior art by Marie Torres, Sheila Paulson, Audrey Lynne.

  • Spectral Shades of Grey by K. Hanna Korossy. Not all ghosts go quietly into containment; some come back for revenge. This time, it could mean the end of the Ghostbusters.
  • Campfire by Sheila Paulson. A camping trip, sharing old stories, enjoying the camaraderie...what could possibly go wrong? With these guys, anything's possible.
  • Batteries Not Included by Audrey Lynne. Peter tries to write lecture notes for his Introductory Psychology course. At three in the morning. Insanity results.
  • Frosty the Ghostman by Tiffany. Animated snowmen, all over New York City! The Ghostbusters find themselves dealing with an old tale come to life.
  • The Darkness of a Winter Solstice by Jeanne Hutton. An alchemist has found the secret of immortality, just in time for Christmas. But the price is high: Peter's life!
  • A Tempting Fate by Cynthia J. Klawitter. A lovely hotel, conveniently located in the middle of nowhere, draws Peter inside. Can his friends save him before he's trapped forever?
  • Another Saturday Night by Audrey Lynne. ...And Janine's got nobody, until she runs into a friend who might be able to help make her night a little better.
  • Also includes character bios and other "just for fun" RGB stuff.

Issue 2

Magic and Mystery 2 was published in 2005 and contains 200 pages. Cover is by Kathryn Ravvin. It was nominated for a 2006 FanQ.

  • The Death of Chairman Mau by Tammey Reed--Egon goes to visit his mother. He asks Peter to feed his cat. What could go wrong? If you can't immediately think of at least three things, you've been watching some other show. (5)
  • The Entity by Sheila Paulson--A poem-tale, in the format of Poe's "The Raven". (25)
  • A Letter from Camp by Audrey Lynne--A filk of "Sloop John B" by the Beach Boys. The gang goes camping. Insanity results. Peter whines about it. (31)
  • My Favorite Things by Tammey Reed--Egon has a trunk full of some of his favorite things. As usual, nothing in his life can be truly normal, and fixing a beloved family heirloom might mean the cost of one of the team's souls. (33)
  • Flower Power by Sheila Paulson--Fed up one day, Janine finally follows through on her promise to quit. But when she suddenly falls ill, could the supernatural be behind it? The guys must find out. (89)
  • We are Siamese by Audrey Lynne--Egon's cats discuss him. And Peter. Among other things. (113)
  • Reverend Patty's Prayer by Robin Schindler--Even Ghostbusters need someone to look out for them sometimes. (121)
  • Elf by Sheila Paulson--Peter wakes up in a strange place, finding himself oddly changed. (123)
  • Plato Never Meant It Like This! by Tomasa Huera--A lighthearted parody in which Egon's mother-hen instincts go overload. Be afraid. Be very afraid. (139)
  • The Madness of Being Egon by Tomasa Huera--A sequel to "Plato Never Meant it Like This!" Egon has determined that a tracking chip is the best way to keep tabs on Peter. But where to put it? (149)
  • Mail Call by K. Hanna Korossy--When Peter accidentally finds one ot Winston's letters lying around, the contents seem to spell out trouble for the future of the team. (159)
  • After the Deluge by Sheila Paulson--Things go wrong. Peter rants. After all, he's good at it. (179)
  • I've Just Gotta Get a Message to You by Kathryn Ravvin--A series of emails and phone messages during a period of time while Peter happens to be in Chicago. Nothing could happen to him there, right? (183)

Issue 3

Magic and Mystery 3 has a front cover by Audrey Lynne and inside art by Sheila Paulson. It contains 144 pages.

  • Being Janine Melnitz by Yodasdream (1)
  • Egon Takes a Survey by Tammey Reed (8)
  • The Mannequin by Sheila Paulson (15)
  • Peter Takes a Survey by Tammey Reed (32)
  • Peter Pan by K. Hanna Korossy v37)
  • Winston Takes a Survey by Audrey Lynne v46)
  • The Hairbrush Song by Tammey Reed (51)
  • Ray Takes a Survey by Tammey Reed (53)
  • Identity Crisis by Sheila Paulson (59)
  • Janine Takes a Survey by Tammey Reed (96)
  • The Scientist by Audrey Lynne (101)
  • The Last Dragon by Tammey Reed (121)