NECA Ghostbusters 1:1 Scale Slimer

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If you were around Slimer as much as quite a few of us are every single day, you’d understand why we would question why anyone would want a life size Class V, free roaming vapor. However, with that said we can see the appeal of a Slimer replica that won’t smell, leave ectoplasmic residue behind, and won’t increase your grocery budget.

At last month’s Toy Fair New York,  (or NYTF) N.E.C.A publicly returned to the Ghostbusters license by showing off 1:1 (or life size, best as realism allows) Slimer and Stay-Puft foam replicas. (GBI Blog Post, February 14, 2016)

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Cryptozoic Entertainment Launching Ghostbusters II The Board Game

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent over additional information for the upcoming Ghostbusters The Board Game II. (GBI Blog Post, March 12, 2015)

Cryptozoic to Launch Second Ghostbusters Board Game Kickstarter on April 11

Playable Scenario on Display at WonderCon – March 25-27

Lake Forest, CA – March 22, 2016Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of board games and collectible cards, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products are proud to announce the upcoming April 11 launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.

This new crowdfunding campaign follows the successful Ghostbusters: The Board Game 2015 Kickstarter campaign and retail release. The new board game is crafted with fans in mind, and allows players to:

Switch between Proton and Slime Blower Packs with new custom figures and double-sided Character Cards

Battle challenging new Plazm enemies that combine into stronger versions to attack and split up in defense. Immune to Proton Streams, these phantoms can only be taken down by Ghostbusters wielding Slime Blower packs.Use new Ghosts to bring new Slime tokens that can inhibit the Ghostbusters’ sight, movement, maneuvers and combat rolls.

Recover stolen experimental Ghostbusting equipment and level the playing field with new weapon, trap, utility and tome cards to survive challenging Event Cards and reap the rewards before things go from worse to apocalyptic.

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Diamond Select Toys To Unveil New Ghostbusters Collectibles

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At next week’s Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Diamond Select Toys will have a panel titled Gotham, Ghostbusters and Civil War: The World of Diamond Select Toys. At their booth (#815) they’ll have plenty of new prototypes on display. Naturally this includes Ghostbusters. Our educated guess is we’ll see Ghostbusters Selects Series 3. Along with possible Ghostbusters (2016) merchandise. Along with what we’ve known about over the last year.

Press release:

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Ghostbusters II The Board Game Launching

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Our associates at Cryptozoic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment sent over news and a press release for a new upcoming Ghostbusters: The Board Game. (GBI Blog Post, February 10, 2015)

The second board game ups the ante with lots of new game elements, including Slime Blower Pack Ghostbusters, Ooze entities that can split apart and join back together, allies, new equipment like Ecto Goggles and Portal Destabilizers, and much more!

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Anovos Preparing To Save The World

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I wrote over at Ecto-Containment (actually on Christmas Day) about Anovos Productions LLC getting into the quality, high end Ghostbusters merchandise business. We hadn’t seen any photos of what’s to come until March 1, 2016.

Via Anovos Facebook page, they posted the following:

Get ready to save the world: http://bit.ly/1O2lJ4g #Ghostbusters #ANOVOS

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Ikon Collectibles Ghost Statues

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Australian wholesaler Ikon Collectibles (US spelling folks 😉 has a few product pages for Stay-Puft and Slimer statues. They appear to be manufactured by them. As we were saying yesterday with the Slimer Lamp (Ghostbusters International Blog Post, February 11, 2016) these may be products only sold in another hemisphere. We’re not sure yet.

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After smashing his way through a substantial portion of New York City, Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is ready to join your collection!

First appearing as a 112-foot monster hell-bent on destroying the Ghostbusters, Marshmallow Man has become a beloved staple of the Ghostbusters franchise. His appearance in the film created a lasting impression on the Ghostbusters fandom, and has solidified his place as a timeless nostalgic icon.

This 46cm statue has been meticulously crafted from sturdy polyresin and features Stay Puft Marshmallow Man stomping his way over a police car on the streets of New York.

Stay-Puft statue includes a second “angry face” head to recreate part of Ghostbusters climax. If an angry face isn’t enough, their’s also a roasted marshmallow variant.

Both will be available on June 30, 2016. Continue reading “Ikon Collectibles Ghost Statues”

Cryptozoic Entertainment Ghostbusters Blind Box Figures Update

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Besides new Ghostbusters kitchenware photos Cryptozoic Entertainment unveiled a photo of their Ghostbusters blind box figures. Which Cryptozoic Entertainment calls Micro Figures. Their will be 16 to “collect them all!” What Ghostbusters micro figures will their be?

Checklist

  • Peter Venkman
  • Egon Spengler
  • Winston Zeddemore
  • Ray Stantz
  • Terror Dog
  • Vigo the Carpathian
  • Zuul
  • Vinz Clortho
  • Janine Melnitz
  • Library Ghost
  • Nunzio Scoleri
  • Tony Scoleri
  • Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
  • Slimer
  • Gozer
  • Ecto-1

Micro Figures should be at retailers in September 2016.

Photo Source: Cryptozoic Entertainment

UK Toy Fair: Ghostbusters 2016

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From Sunday, January 24-Tuesday, January 26, 2016 the British Toy & Hobby Association brought fans and licensees The Toy Fair aka UK Toy Fair.

Some photos with accompanying words showed the first photos of upcoming Ghostbusters merchandise. Even if its only for Ghostbusters 2016, ghostheads haven’t seen this level of merchandise to directly tie into the Ghostbusters franchise since The Real Ghostbusters. That’s how it feels!

Its possible North American licenses will bring us similar or the same products. As far as we know these products are for the European market. Safe assumption we’ll know and see Ghostbusters products for the colonies and Canada at Toy Fair New York. Continue reading “UK Toy Fair: Ghostbusters 2016”

New York Toy Fair: Cryptozoic Entertainment Merch

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Ghostbusters licensee newcomer Cryptozoic Entertainment was at this year’s New York Toy Fair to not only promote the very successful campaign (Kickstarter) for Ghostbusters The Board Game, their additional Ghostbusters products.

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