Found another rare Ghostbusters fan club kit. I snagged this one because it’s an earlier set with the badges and a different introductory letter. I have 2 later kits with one explaining they ran out of iron on patches and included 2 big glossy stickers instead. Just another chapter in the fan club history.
We figured that would be it unless TECHPAC or “No Ghosts,“ the quarterly newsletter surfaced. On Halloween and into early November (“that’s my fault”) Robert reached out with a couple of new pieces around the Official Ghostbusters Fan Club.
An article about the club, written by Rick Lyman, Inquirer Movie Critic and a letter (more like a note) from the Ghostbusters Fan Club so Mark Lister and Jim Garvey could send “qualifying applicants” club items once they or their parents paid $8.95 USD.
Remember that time we wrote about the official Ghostbusters Fan Club? Five years later we’re writing about the official international Ghostbusters. fan. club. again. For a very good reason. It started this summer when the king of the ghostheads, Peter Mosen. (Facebook) had been taking and sharing photos from his career and collecting. One or more of the shared photos came from the original Ghostbusters fan club.
As I have in at least the last 5 years I asked about “club stuff.” That’s also when I heard from Robert Maxwell Barbieri. (Facebook) If you didn’t know, Robert restored the original The Real Ghostbusters pilot. Which Sony Pictures put on ghostbusters.com before also physically adding the restored pilot to the Ghostbusters 35th anniversary 4K/Blu-Ray!
As a ghosthead collector, Robert has items from the original Ghostbusters fan club. I asked for pictures or scans. Could they be shared for ghostheads? Robert agreed and I wasn’t disappointed by what he sent over. Including some extras from his archives.
If you have one or more of the quarterly newsletter “No-Ghosts” or something else from the original fan club, please contact us at: ghostbusterscities @ gmail . com.
Senior Illustrator Shae Shatz worked on Ghostbusters: Answer The Call concept art. Recently Shae Shatz shared twenty Ghostbusters: ATC illustrations at the Ghostbusters section of her site.
From Shae Shatz:
GHOSTBUSTERS WAS AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH A GREAT GROUP OF TALENT. UPON WORKING WITH PRODUCTION DESIGNER JEFFERSON SAGE, WE QUICKLY FOCUSED ON DEVELOPING A VISUAL LANGUAGE FOR THE GHOSTBUSTERS EQUIPMENT. STARTING WITH THE RAT TRAP, WE WERE SEARCHING FOR SOLUTIONS THAT WOULD SUPPORT GHOSTBUSTERS MODEST ROOTS THROUGH OBJECTS THAT WERE BUILT OUT OF REPURPOSED AND OFTEN HEAVY-DUTY ELECTRONICS. WITH THESE PILLARS IN MIND FELLOW ILLUSTRATOR ANNIS NAEEM AND I WERE COLLABORATING CLOSELY TO CREATE CONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE OBJECTS HE WAS DESIGNING AND THE ONES I WAS MAKING.
With respect to Shae Shatz we won’t share any additional concept images at our site. We highly encourage ghostheads to spend some time at Shae Shatz Creative.
A brand new Ghostbusters 5D experience is coming to Northern Germany, the location of Heide Park (German Language) in 2017.
What will this Ghostbusters experience be like? Nothing like reading about it here, that’s for sure!
Translated from German:
Venture into Lord Explorus’ mysterious warehouse and support the world famous Ghostbusters in their interactive 5D Ghost Hunt. Equipped with a laser gun and 3D glasses your adventurous ride starts (in ECTO 1). Strapped and watched!
All senses and full body use are in demand. The spirits appear suddenly and sometimes you hear or feel them only. Can your team defeat the spirits?
For families with children from 6 years
Virtual special effects.
Feel like the film heroes who protect the world from ghosts.
It might seem a little unusual to associate a national pizza chain with Ghostbusters. As in the past they would have gone together because of dialogue in Ghostbusters II. Just like in the 80s, bustin’ makes Ghostbusters hungry. Even if you aren’t a Ghostbuster, you probably at times enjoy eating pizza while watching Ghostbusters!
Today Business Wire, Papa John’s, and Ghostbusters announced a delicious partnership. Papa John’s pizza will not only be part of next month Ghostbusters (2016), they’ll have a limited product offer and Ghostbusters (2016) related pizza box. Prior to Ghostbusters (2016) release related marketing with TV spots.