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Ghostbusters Figures!
« on: November 13, 2003, 09:29 AM »
These were announced in Toyfare #77

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NECA first got a sense of how much fan-demand there was for Ghostbusters action figures when they releasedtheir Ghostbusters "Body-Knockers"--bobbling figurines of Slimer and the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man--earlier this year. "The reaction was huge," Chris Farinas said. "Action figures seemed to be the next logical step. The fan base has always wanted the line."
The first line of 7-inch scale action figures will focus on the creatures of 'Ghostbusters', including Slimer, with an ectoplasm display base and munching action; Gozer, with interchangable head and hands and translucent energy beams; terror dogs Zuul and Vinz Clortho, each with light-up eyes and a temple base; and an 18-inch rotocast Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, with a city street base, an altenate head and movable eyes.
In addition to the ghost figures, there will also be a line of Ghostbusters Genomes, featuring block figures of the original foursome--Venkman, Spengler, Stantz and Zeddmore--with a Slimer figure thrown in for good measure.

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2003, 09:39 AM »
...an 18-inch rotocast Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, with a city street base, an altenate head and movable eyes......

Woah....

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2003, 09:42 AM »

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2003, 10:06 AM »
Very nice... I'd pick up the ecto...

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2003, 12:32 AM »
Any news on this?

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2003, 01:43 AM »
I'm almost afraid to ask, but will there be any 7-inch figs of the GBs themselves?
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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2003, 12:35 PM »
From what Scott was saying, it sounds like the first wave of stuff will be the dogs/etc, then the second wave will have the GB's. Why they would release the GB's after anything else, is completely beyond me.

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2003, 01:10 PM »
Well, doesn't look like there was anything new...

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2004, 09:33 PM »
http://www.moviemaniacs.net/news.htm

Has details as well as a first shot of Slimer, still no word on what is happening with the Busters themselves so take that for what it is worth, what's the point of a Ghostbusters line without Ghostbusters?


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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2004, 01:42 AM »
I know that the guys who played the GBs in the films didn't sign off for their likenesses to be used in the cartoon, so maybe NECA's trying to secure those rights or something.

It does seem like suicide to release a line without the titular characters in the first series, but with Slimer and Stay Puft, we might not have anything to worry about.
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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #10 on: February 2, 2004, 10:06 AM »
I saw a face-sculpt of the dog, very nice, very realistic looking. Hopefully the GB's will be released... Can't wait to see the Puft-ster.

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #11 on: February 2, 2004, 04:40 PM »
This was posted over at action-figure.com, apparently the rumor is that NECA has acquired "all likeness rights" to the Ghostbusters franchise.  I hope this is true, I'd like to see how the 'busters themselves would turn out.  Also, there is some pictures of the Terror Dogs, Gozer, Stay Puft, and Slimer here:

Action-Figure.com's Ghostbuster News

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
« Reply #12 on: February 3, 2004, 10:56 PM »
Wow that is awesome news!  Easily one of the highlights of '04!

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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
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Re: Ghostbusters Figures!
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