Ghostbusters Fans News Feed http://www.gbfans.com/rss/news.xml The Latest News Stories and Site Updates from Ghostbusters Fans. Ghostheads - GB Fan Documentary on Indiegogo http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40363 2015-10-31T16:00:40-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostheads-documentary-banner.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Ghostheads, the first Ghostbusters fan documentary is looking for your help to fund production through the crowd funding website, <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ghostheads" class="postlink">Indiegogo</a>. Your contribution will help fund production, sort out licensing and hopefully attract the attention of some of the cast and crew from the film. Rewards include copies of the documentary, signed toys and prizes from WWE Superstar Zack Ryder (also a huge GB fan), and even production credits. <br /><br />More information about Ghostheads:<br /><br /><em>&quot;Ghostheads is a documentary that explores the extreme side of the Ghostbusters fandom. Within the documentary there will be storylines mixed in with interviews from Ghostbuster fans all over the world, such as U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, Italy, and the UK to name a few places. Robin Shelby (who played Slimer in GB2) is narrating the film.&quot;</em><br /><br />You can contribute to the Ghostheads campaign between now and November 24th by visiting the website:<br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com">http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com</a><!-- m --> Sat, 31 Oct 2015 22:00:40 +0000 LEGO Unveils Ghostbusters Firehouse (75827) http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40323 2015-10-27T11:31:49-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/lego-ghostbusters-firehouse-headquarters/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-lego-firehouse-75827.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />LEGO has unveiled today their latest in the Ghostbusters LEGO line up, the Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters. This set is 4634 pieces, making it the third largest LEGO set that has ever been produced. It will be available in January 2016 at a price of $349.99 in the US, $399.99 in Canada.<br /><br /><em>Recreate iconic Ghostbusters scenes with the 2-story Firehouse Headquarters, featuring laboratory, living quarters, containment unit and much more. Capture the ghosts with the proton packs and restore order, or solve other supernatural cases! Includes 9 minifigures: Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore, Janine Melnitz, Dana Barrett, Louis Tully, Library Ghost and Zombie Driver. Also comes with Slimer, Pink Ghost and Blue Ghost.<br /><br />Slide the Ghostbusters heroes down the fire pole into action. Chase the ghosts and secure them in the containment unit. Turn the librarian old lady into a scary ghost with the double-sided face and extra wig! Run tests on Louis in the lab to see if he's possessed! Suspend ghosts around the building's exterior with attachable transparent arms. Dodge the slime oozing up through cracks in the pavement.<br /><br />Measures over 14&quot; (36cm) high, 9&quot; (25cm) wide and 14&quot; (38cm) deep.</em><br /><br />Available for pre-order in the <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/lego-ghostbusters-firehouse-headquarters/" class="postlink">Ghostbusters Fans Shop</a>. Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:31:49 +0000 PKE Surge at Dragon*Con 2015 http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=40002 2015-09-03T10:29:34-04:00 bpontheair <img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/pke-surge-2015.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br />Labor Day weekend means it’s time for the seventh annual PKE Surge at Dragon Con! Ghostheads from all over the world will converge on downtown Atlanta for a fresh dose of mass hysteria.<br /><br />The annual Saturday parade will feature approximately 100 GB faithful and seven Ectomobiles, followed that evening by dinner at Mellow Mushroom. At the dinner, the traditional awards will be handed out, along with prizes generously donated by GBFans, Funko, Diamond Select Toys and other members of the Ghostbusters community. Participants in the ZKT Scavenger Hunt will also have chances to win some “Heavy”-duty prop replicas.<br /><br />The Ghostbusters panel takes place Sunday morning, and ‘busters are invited to visit the PKE Surge fan table in the Hilton. Filming for the new “<a href="http://www.ghostheadsmovie.com/" class="postlink">Ghostheads</a>” documentary will also take place all weekend.<br /><br />Four days of dozens of Ghostbusters and PKE Surge in Atlanta: It’s slime time!<br /><br />For more information, join the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/1385840801635127/" class="postlink">PKE Surge Facebook Group</a>. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:29:34 +0000 Ghostbusters Packs Unveiled for LEGO Dimensions http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39868 2015-08-05T11:56:41-04:00 Kingpin <img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-LEGO-dimensions-sets.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br />As revealed at San Diego Comic Con back in June, the Ghostbusters will be joining the likes of Batman, Gandalf, Wildstyle, <em>Back to the Future</em>, <em>Doctor Who</em> and many more in Lego's upcoming videogame, <em>Lego Dimensions</em>.<br /><br />Similar to games like <em>Skylanders</em> and <em>Disney Infinity</em>, Dimensions allows players to choose characters with an assortment of powers to complete the levels in the game, with the added benefit of being able to actually build the figures, vehicles and accessories after purchase.<br /><br />The sets announced are:<br /><br /><strong><em>Ghostbusters</em> Level Pack</strong> - Featuring Peter Venkman, Ecto-1 and a Ghost Trap.<br /><strong><em>Ghostbusters</em> Fun Pack</strong> - Featuring Slimer and Slime Shooter.<br /><strong><em>Ghostbusters</em> Fun Pack</strong> - Featuring Stay Puft and a Terror Dog.<br /><br />As noted from before, this version of Peter Venkman features what appears to be a custom hairpiece, and extra detailing (including the no-ghost logo) on the arms, making this figure unique compared to the version packaged with the Lego Ideas Ecto-1 set.<br /><br /><em>Lego Dimensions</em> is released on Xbox One, Playstation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 on the 27th of September. No date has been given yet for when the <em>Ghostbusters</em> sets will be released.<br /><br />Check the <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=2&amp;t=39868&amp;p=4840719#p4840719" class="postlink">topic</a> for additional images and screenshots from the Ghostbusters level! Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:56:41 +0000 SDCC: New Ghostbusters Comic Series Announced http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39716 2015-07-12T23:16:31-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/comics/ghostbusters-mass-hysteria-hardcover/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-mass-hysteria-book.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />It was announced by <a href="https://twitter.com/erikburnham" class="postlink">Erik Brunham</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/Dapperpomade" class="postlink">Dan Schoening</a> today on Twitter that the Ghostbusters Ongoing Comic Series will be back for installment #3 in 2016! In addition to the ongoing series, there will also be new Ghostbusters Annuals that will appear in the Fall of 2015 (and presumably each fall after that). Joining Erik and Dan will be Luis Antonio Delgado and several other artists contributing artwork and special covers.<br /><br />Ghostbusters Fans will be carrying both the annual and ongoing series as soon as they are announced.<br /><br />In addition to those, a brand new Book was just released called &quot;<a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/comics/ghostbusters-mass-hysteria-hardcover/" class="postlink">Mass Hysteria</a>&quot;, and is now available in the GBFans Shop. Mass Hysteria features the last TWENTY issues of the &quot;New&quot; Ghostbusters series (Issue #1 - #20) all in one awesome hardcover book. A great way to catch up on the whole series without tracking down all the individual issues.<br /><br />Grab your copy of Mass Hysteria today from the GBFans Shop, or your local comic book retailer:<br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/comics/ghostbusters-mass-hysteria-hardcover/">http://www.gbfans.com/shop/comics/ghost ... hardcover/</a><!-- m --> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:16:31 +0000 Ghostbusters Ultimate Visual History Coming in Sept http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39711 2015-07-12T11:45:17-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/merchandise/ghostbusters-ultimate-visual-history/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-ultimate-visual-history.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History Hardcover – September 23, 2015<br /><br />by Daniel Wallace (Author), Ivan Reitman (Introduction), Dan Aykroyd (Foreword)<br /><br /><em>WHO YOU GONNA CALL? The Ghostbusters saga has been thrilling fans around the world for over three decades, from the original movies to the animated shows, comics, video games, toys, and other collectibles. For the first time, Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History takes a comprehensive look at the entire franchise, telling the complete story behind the creation of a true pop culture phenomenon.<br /><br />Beginning with an in-depth look at the original film, Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History delves into the archives to showcase a wealth of never-before-seen concept art and photography that will take fans into the production of a true classic. Also featuring a large section on Ghostbusters II, the book brings together exclusive interviews with the key players from both films, including director Ivan Reitman; stars Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, and Sigourney Weaver; and producers Michael C. Gross and Joe Medjuck.</em><br /><br />Available for pre-order from the Ghostbusters Fans Shop:<br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/merchandise/ghostbusters-ultimate-visual-history/">http://www.gbfans.com/shop/merchandise/ ... l-history/</a><!-- m --> Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:45:17 +0000 SDCC 2015: Ghostbusters Stay Puft Chef Apron http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39675 2015-07-09T00:12:43-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-stay-puft-apron/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-stay-puft-apron.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />New from <a href="https://www.cryptozoic.com/" class="postlink">Cryptozoic Entertainment</a> and shown today at San Diego Comic Con is the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Apron and Chef hat! <br /><br /><em>Whether you’re cookin’ on the grill or rampaging through the streets of New York, you’ll never look more stylish than when you’re wearing your Stay Puft Apron and Chef Hat. It’s sure to make your backyard BBQ larger than and Chef Hat. It’s sure to make your backyard BBQ larger than life when you’re decked out as everyone’s favorite marshmallow mascot!</em><br /><br />Now available for pre-order in the GBFans Shop: <br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-stay-puft-apron/">http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters ... uft-apron/</a><!-- m --><br /><br />Cryptozoic has also announced their schedule for Ghostbusters specific panels they will be participating in at SDCC:<br /><br /><strong>Ghostbusters, Friday, 7/10/15, 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m., Room: 25ABC</strong><br /><br />Ghostbusters: IDW &amp; Cryptozoic Entertainment - Join us in celebrating 30+ years of Ghostbusters, the classic supernatural franchise that defined an era. Hear insight on the ongoing comic series by IDW Publishing, and see a demo of the successfully crowdfunded game by Cryptozoic Entertainment. Room 25ABC<br /><br /><strong>Ghostbusters Mass Hysteria Event:</strong><br /><br />The free <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/661730430622812/" class="postlink">Ghostbusters Mass Hysteria event</a> is organized by the Real Tampa Bay Ghostbusters group. The event starts at 7 p.m. Friday, July 10, and will be held at The Werewolf restaurant/bar at 627 4th Ave., a few blocks from the convention center. The event will include Q&amp;A’s, special guests, insider information and more. Cryptozoic Entertainment staff will be in attendance with a pre-production copy of Ghostbusters™: The Board Game to play. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:12:43 +0000 SDCC 2015: New Ghostbusters "Select" Figures from DST! http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39674 2015-07-08T23:53:29-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-select-action-figures/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/new-diamond-select-toys-figure-sdcc-2015.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Just unveiled at San Diego Comic Con! Diamond Select Toys has previewed more figures from their Ghostbusters &quot;Select&quot; figure line. Seven new figures were shown to join the three that were previously shown at Toy Fair. The new figures are:<br /><br />-Gozer the Gozerian<br />-Zuul / Dana Barrett<br />-Janine Melnitz<br />-Peter Venkman<br />-Walter Peck<br />-Terror Dog<br />-Slimer (not pictured)<br /><br />These figures join Ray Stantz, Winston Zeddemore and Louis Tully from Series 1, <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-select-action-figures/" class="postlink">available here</a>. There will be twelve figures in the set, so we're still waiting to hear on the remaining two! This marks the first time there has been a movie style Janine Melnitz figure, and only the second time a Gozer the Gozerian figure has been produced.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-select-action-figures/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/new-diamond-select-toys-figure-sdcc-2015-2.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br />Photos by <a href="https://www.facebook.com/GBofSC" class="postlink">Ghostbusters of Southern California</a>. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 05:53:29 +0000 SDCC 2015: Hollywood Collectibles Venkman Statue http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39653 2015-07-06T13:57:48-04:00 AJ Quick <img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/hollywood-collectibles-venkman-statue.png" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /><br /><br /><a href="http://www.hollywood-collectibles.com" class="postlink">Hollywood Collectibles Group</a> just sent out a teaser image in their newsletter to let us know about the upcoming preview of the 1:4 Scale Peter Venkman statue at San Diego Comic Con this week! The statue is expected to be around $350 and will be extremely detailed. <br /><br />We'll have more previews and releases this week as we cover San Diego Comic Con news! Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:57:48 +0000 Ghostbusters "Select" Action Figures - Series 1 http://www.gbfans.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=39342 2015-04-23T12:30:26-04:00 AJ Quick <a href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-select-action-figures/" class="postlink"><img src="http://www.gbfans.com/images/news/ghostbusters-action-figures-diamond-select-toys.jpg" class="img-responsive img-post" alt="Image" /></a><br /><br /><em>A Diamond Select Toys release! After years of producing a variety of quality Ghostbusters products, DST is finally tackling 7-inch-scale Select action figures! With 12 release planned in the line, the first three will be Ray Stanz, Winston Zeddemore and Louis Tully, each with detailed sculpts, exacting likenesses and character-specific accessories. Each figure will also include a diorama piece – collect all twelve to build the rooftop battle scene from the end of the film! Each figure features approximately 16 points of articulation and comes packaged in the famous display-ready Select packaging, with spine art for easy shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant!</em><br /><br />Available for pre-order now at the Ghostbusters Fans Shop:<br /><br /><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters-select-action-figures/">http://www.gbfans.com/shop/ghostbusters ... n-figures/</a><!-- m --> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:30:26 +0000