Sony Invents Ghost Catching Technology

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Or so they claim. News off the Japanese servers reports Sony developed “the worlds first Proton Pack.”

That’s a bold claim considering my employers Drs. Stantz, Spengler, and I guess to some extent Venkman invented the world’s first Proton Pack (along with other ghost technology) more then 30 years ago.

Also how did a fictional scientist work with a real one to create a 2016 Proton Pack? 😉 Continue reading

Titans Merchandise Announces Ghostbusters II Vinyl Figures

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After producing Ghostbusters blind box vinyl figures, (GBI Blog Post, February 15, 2015) Titans Merchandise has announced 12 Ghostbusters II vinyl figures are being made.

This 3″ blind-boxed collection features the returning legendary quartet of Venkman, Stantz, Spengler and Zeddemore plus familiar faces such as Louis Tully, Janine, Dana and, of course, Slimer! As if that wasn’t enough there’s the upgraded Ecto-1 as well as new villains in the form of Nunzio Scoleri, Janosz Poha and the terrifying Vigo The Carpathian!

Each figure is 3” blind-boxed and certain pieces come with a character-specific accessory.

PLUS: 4 hidden chase figures for you to hunt and collect!

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Vinyl Sugar Ghostbusters Vinyl Idolz Press Photos

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Vinyl Sugar (Facebook) sent product/packaging photos to Ghostbusters News (we guess ours went to one of our spam folders, yeah must have) of the three Ghostbusters Vinyl Idolz, currently on display at New York Toy Fair.

Still haven’t heard anything about a Winston Vinyl Idolz. Should we hear something, we’ll have an update. Continue reading

New York Toy Fair: Ghostbusters Vinyl Idolz

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Previews World has shared a couple of pics on their Twitter account of Vinyl Sugar’s upcoming Ghostbusters Vinyl Idolz. Still no sign (or word about) of a Winston Vinyl Idolz. Should we find out the info, we’ll have an update.

Here’s a larger, taller, promotional Peter Venkman Vinyl Idolz. Continue reading

Vinyl Sugar Teases Vinyl Idolz Ghostbusters

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Tomorrow is the annual New York Toy Fair. Where our business associates and other companies within the toy industry will be displaying their wares. Cryptozoic Entertainment made a real splash this week with their upcoming table games.

Sugar Vinyl (Twitter) teased three out hopefully four Ghostbusters that will be on display this weekend. We’ll be talking more about new Ghostbusters merchandise this weekend and next as our schedules allow.

Photo Source: Sugar Vinyl (Facebook)

Radio Controlled Ghostbusters Available Now

At last years New York Toy Fair we wrote about World Tech Toys. An electronic toy company known for licensing popular characters and basically adding a radio controlled helicopter element. It wasn’t clear in February how World Tech Toys could make sense of making Ghostbusters action figures fly. We also still don’t know if they completely created new action figures for this feat. Less then a year later three of the four Ghostbusters, Slimer, and Stay-Puft are ready for take off. Continue reading

Individual Look At Quantum Mechanix Q-Pop Ghostbusters

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In September Quantum Mechanix released a promo photo (posted above) of their upcoming Q-Pop Ghostbusters figures. During October (we think, we accidentally overlooked it to post) QMX and on-line retailers released separate photos of the boys in gray. Let’s take a better look at each of them. Continue reading

Ghostbusters Pumpkin Patterns

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The talented and creative folks over at Zombie Pumpkins (nice) have created Ghostbusters pumpkin patterns for Ghostbusters™ 30th Anniversary as part of their ‘Heroic Headliners.’

  1. Peter
  2. Ray
  3. Egon
  4. Winston

Also new for 2014 is a pumpkin pattern for Slimer, which is part of their ‘Movie Monsters’ section. Kinda for Ghostbusters 25th Anniversary Zombie Pumpkin created the big, fluffy, sticky guy Mr. Stay-Puft.

*Update* New the week of October 26, 2014:

Photo Source: Zombie Pumpkins