This wasn’t entirely unexpected news. As stated in the press release Hasbro and Sony are partners with the recent (not talked about by me yet) Ghostbusters Transformers Ecto-1 Ectrotron. Which is also part of the current Ghostbusters/Transformers comic book series from IDW Publishing. The fun part for ghostheads is Hasbro ties (sorta) to the original The Real … More Hasbro Is The Master Toy Licensee Of Ghostbusters
Four years ago I wrote a four page, (Ecto-Containment Blog Post, August 12, 2013) Ecto-Containtment feature about Kenner’s Ecto-Plazm, slime toy alternatives, and something I still enjoy, Nickelodeon Slime! Like all good things, Gak and Slime! from Nickelodeon weren’t always going to be sold either on-line or in stores. I was a little surprised when I saw … More Newer Nickelodeon Slime!
Before their could ever be a The Real Ghostbusters version of ECTO-1 from Kenner, their had to be a prototype and approval from guys in casual apparel. An internal photo print of said prototype was posted by the Facebook group, Ghostbusters Incorporated Worldwide. This proto Ecto-1 is based off the The Real Ghostbusters promo. It … More Internal Kenner Ecto-1 Photo Print
I had been keeping this under (shrink) wraps in part until I knew I could talk more about Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History. (Ghostbusters Inc. Blog Post, January 5, 2015) During the summer I was contacted by PR By The Book, a public relations firm who represents Insight Editions. The discussion via email was about … More Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History Received
The official Ghostbusters Facebook page posted about an upcoming contest where 10 winners will receive signed copies of Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History. (Ecto-Containment Blog Post, July 12, 2015) That is if you’ll be at New York Comic Con.
As 2015 was beginning the powers that be (um sure) announced that Ghostbusters The Ultimate Visual History (GB Inc. Blog Post, January 5, 2015) was being put together and will be available this September. Daniel Wallace, who wrote Ghostbusters visual history and publisher Insight Editions were at SDCC to show off a sample of the book. Along … More SDCC: Ghostbusters The Ultimate Visual History
LEGO has announced the product or products they’ll be moving forward with from LEGO Ideas. Unfortunately, not that surprising they didn’t choose Sergio Herencias’ Ghostbusters Firehouse. (GB Inc. Blog Post) If we’re not getting Ghostbusters HQ yet, what will LEGO Idea will they make? LEGO Ideas #011 WALL-E Big congratulations to Angus MacLane who created this blocky … More LEGO Ideas Isn’t Moving Forward With Sergio’s Ghostbusters Firehouse
Last April we introduced Ecto-Containment readers to Brent Waller’s LEGO Ideas Ghostbusters Stay-Puft. Since then Lego Cuusoo became LEGO Ideas, Brent’s Ghostbusters ECTO-1 set became a reality, Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary has come to pass, and Ghostbusters is really getting a new movie, uh we think. While that may bring on new merchandising and marketing opportunities, … More Brent Waller’s LEGO Ghostbusters Stay-Puft
Back in March with the then upcoming 30th Anniversary LEGO Ecto-1 on its way to retailers in June, Sergio, a ghosthead and custom LEGO builder created a LEGO Ideas Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ. (Ecto-Containment blog post) As the project is on LEGO Ideas the goal was for 10,000 ghostheads and/or LEGO fans to support the project. If … More New LEGO Ideas Ghostbusters Firehouse
Australian based company Brickin It, who makes custom Lego mini figures is taking pre-orders for the “New York Terror Team.” That may sound like some elite delta supernatural battln’ Ghostbusters team. The terror isn’t that Ghostbusters legos are putting the fear in yellow plastic, just the opposite really.
Matt from Dinosaur Dracula has a new feature about Sears’ Christmas Wish Book from 1989. It advertised Kenner The Real Ghostbusters roleplaying and action figures. And a non electronic The Real Ghostbusters pinball game. Among the The Real Ghostbusters toys Sears gave space to that holiday season included: Ecto-Googles And Ecto-Popper Nutrona Blaster Ghost Trap Screaming … More 1989 Sears Wish Book Advertises The Real Ghostbusters Toys