Following up with what Playmobil released last year, this time the company returned with brand new items that will be for sale in Spring 2019 from Ghostbusters, honoring the films 35th anniversary!
Coming soon, we will have an ECTO-1A from Ghostbusters 2 (which will include lights and sounds), a four-pack of exclusive figures from the first movie (previously only available if you bought all the sets from the launch wave), and six-inch figures of the busters.
We reviewed all of the products from the initial Ghostbusters wave, and thought they were amazing! The ECTO-1 was among the top replicas I have seen of it, and the ECTO-1A looks just as good.
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Playmobil has been making a big push in the toy market these days, and really making a stand in a number of new markets from licensed properties to sports, blind bags, and more. Here is what we saw in their booth at NY Toy Fair 2018.
Playmobil continues to impress as as the new Ghostbusters 2 figures have already hit shelves, paving the way for their next line of figures & vehicles from “The Real Ghostbusters” cartoon. A must-have for Ghostheads!
Check out Playmobil’s other TV-based licensed playsets and figures from the hit Dreamworks shows “Dragons: Riders of Berk” and “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.”
Here is all the new playsets and characters shown during NY Toy Fair 2018 from Playmobil’s new “City Life” & “City Action” waves.
Wrapping up our tour of the Playmobil booth, we take a look at the Explorers line which features a new “Jurassic World” style dinosaur-based line, spooky monster figures and a haunted house playset, licensed sports playsets and players from the NHL and FIFA, and more blind bag figures!
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Who ya’ gonna call? Playmobil, as they just released their new line of figures based on Ghostbusters 2. This new series includes the four boys in grey, and is focused purely on mini-figures and no vehicles or playsets. It also integrates some new app play with their free Playmogram app that projects a holographic image of a ghost via your phone. Is this line worth checking out? Watch our review to find out!
Playmobil had a presence at New York Comic Con 2017, and used this event as their exclusive platform to debut their next line of Ghostbusters figures.
Featuring figures and vehicles from Ghostbusters 2 and The Real Ghostbusters, we don’t know much details about these little guys yet but they sure look great. The RGB figures will be sold with their vehicles, but there was sparse info about how the GB2 figures will be sold, whether they will be part of a playset or have any vehicles such as the Ecto-1A. Here is hoping we get a Statue of Liberty playset out of this!
This was literally our first stop at NYCC 2017, and we hope you enjoy (and salivate over this) as much as we did!
In honor of #GhostbustersDay we are releasing another unboxing video in the middle of the week! In this episode, we crack open a full case of Titan Vinyls blind box figures from “Ghostbusters 2”! Will this containment unit of vinyls explode with awesomeness, or will Walter Peck shut down our fun and give us nothing good? Check out the video to see what we opened.
Get ready for another series of Ghostbusters figures from Diamond Select later this year, now adding the cast of Ghostbusters 2 into the line.
The Nerdist had the scoop on who is making it into the first wave, which includes Vigo the Carpathian, Ray Stantz, and Louis Tully in his jumpsuit.
The figures will be available in two versions once more, with a more expensive wave available for order through online retailers that will include a facade of the front of the fire house, and a cheaper version in major toy stores without it.
The biggest downside to me of this reveal is the lack of a slime blower with the Ray figure. Only Ray and Winston use them in the movie, and if we are already seeing a Ray here, does this mean we will not get a slime blower figure at all, or will they use this as an excuse to make a second identical figure but wearing the slime blower instead of the proton pack and perhaps making it ‘slimed’ to make it slightly different?
Either way, I am not a fan of that decision and do not need to get a repainted jumpsuit of the same figure I already own twice from the first series. We will see what develops, but most likely do not expect to see reviews of these figures unless I see some slime blowers and a valid excuse for this shameless repaint.
Mattel has announced the several San Diego Comic Con 2016 exclusives that will be available for pre-sale beginning June 17 on Mattycollector.com, and also available at the event itself.
Joining the line-up so far are items from the new Ghostbusters movie, Monster High, Masters of The Universe, and Thomas the Tank Engine mashed up with DC superheroes.
Check out the photo gallery and descriptions below:
BARBIE AMAZON PRINCESS WONDER WOMAN DOLL
SRP: $80 Available: Online
As befitting of the daughter of Zeus, Wonder Woman makes her first silver screen appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and this iconic Super Hero proves she’s ready for battle! Inspired by the costume worn in the movie, Wonder Woman Barbie doll is cloaked in a royal blue hooded cape lined with gold lamé and worn over her bold red bustier and royal blue paneled skirt. She also wears her signature golden headdress, bulletproof bracelets and golden lasso. Standing heroically atop a “rocky” ledge brandishing her sword and shield, she is the portrait of a true Amazonian Warrior Princess.
MONSTER HIGH GHOSTBUSTERS FRANKIE STEIN DOLL
SRP: $25 Available: Online
Frankie Stein straps on her proton pack and Ghostbuster skills in this spooktacular SDCC ’16 exclusive mash-up. Catch yours before it gets slimed!
MONSTER HIGH ROBECCA STEAM & HEXICIAH STEAM DOLLS
SRP: $40 Available: Onsite
Get ready for this riveting steampunk two-pack from Monster High ! Robecca Steam and her father Hexiciah Steam bring their analog style to the digital age in with their uhhh-mazingly detailed steampunk fashions and scary cool accessories.
HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE SHE-RA
SRP: $75 Available: Super 7
Relive the glamorous, commanding adventures of She-Ra, Princess of Power with this 11” highly detailed action figure. The Most Powerful Woman in the Universe features 24 points of articulation, rooted hair, 3 iconic fashions, 2 swords, signature shield, 6 interchangeable hands, a logoed stand, a 12-page mini comic: “The Story of She-Ra”, and a beautiful keepsake box with vivid imagery from the enchanting world of Eternia! Wage epic battle with She-Ra against The Evil Horde for the honor of Grayskull!
GHOSTBUSTERS LIGHTS & SOUNDS MULTI-PACK
SRP: $24.99 Available: Onsite
Ghostbusters is back with an all new, paranormal team and spooky cool ghosts. Now with the GHOSTBUSTERS Lights & Sounds Multi-Pack, you can join the fight. Battle alongside four 1.5” ghost busters mini figures who are armed and ready! Proton beams fire from their blasters as they try to take down the evil 6” Rowan figure, the giant ghost from the film. Press the button outside the box to launch a light and sound show of blue glowing proton beams as Rowan turns red and screams in rage! Press it again, and you’ll hear the iconic “Who you gonna call” Ghostbusters theme song as the lights bounce to the beat of the music. Packaging features slime graphics and the iconic Ghostbusters logo. Set also includes 3 AA batteries. It’s a multi-sensory interactive experience that real Ghostbusters fans and collectors will love!
DISNEY PIXAR CARS PRECISION SERIES DIE-CAST DIRT TRACK FABULOUS
HUDSON HORNET VEHICLE
SRP: $25 Available: Onsite
Enhance your collection of Disney Pixar Cars characters with this Comic exclusive: a premium, true-to-movie Dirt Track Fabulous Hudson Hornet die-cast!
This highly detailed 1:55 scale replica of the classic 1950s vehicle brings to life Doc Hudson as the Fabulous Hudson Hornet at the peak of his racing career.
THOMAS & FRIENDS/DC SUPER FRIENDS MINIS
SRP: $19.99 Available: Online
When trouble threatens, it’s up to the greatest heroes of all to save the day! Springing into action are Thomas as Superman and Diesel as Batman. This Thomas & Friends/DC Super Friends MINIS item for San Diego Comic Con 2016 features amazing transformations when Thomas as Clark Kent and Diesel as Bruce Wayne become their super heroic alter egos. Thrilling comic strip stories built into the package provide the reason for the heroes to shed their secret identities and don their familiar disguises. This highly collectible item follows on the heels of 2015’s popular San Diego Comic Con Thomas & Friends/DC Super Friends MINIS item and delivers the same action-packed, pop art fun in premium packaging, plus an exciting new feature that’s sure to thrill!
EVER AFTER HIGH CEDAR WOOD EXCLUSIVE MARIONETTE DOLL
SRP: $30 Available: Online
The stage is set for this year’s truly captivating Ever After High SDCC ’16 exclusive.
Guess who’s coming to save the world again? Cryptozoic Entertainment (cryptozoic.com), leading creator of board games and collectible cards, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products are proud to announce the upcoming April launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.
Following on the heels of last year’s successful Kickstarter campaign and retail release of Ghostbusters: The Board Game, the second game in the series 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.
The game features an original story by Ghostbusters comics writer Erik Burnham that has the Ghostbusters investigating mood slime that has flooded the city, creating earthquakes and riots in another attempt to bring Vigo and his minions back. In line with the story, the map tiles in the game depict buildings destroyed by earthquakes and fires, as well as collapsed streets that expose sewers infested with slime, tunnels with derailed subway cars, and ghost trains. The impressive new figures are based on designs by Ghostbusters comic book artist Dan Schoening.
The Ghostbusters are back for more! Keep an eye out for the April launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.
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