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SDCC FIRST LOOK: NEW Ghostbusters Proton Pack prop and Diamond Select’s new classic GB figures UPDATED

July 9th, 2015 by Marc 3 Comments

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It looks like by the time SDCC kicks off this weekend, a lot of stuff will already be revealed…

So let’s start it off with our favourite franchise, Ghostbusters.

Having lost the license last year, Matty collector stopped making their Ghostbusters figures (although there is an Egon available at the event) but it looks like they may have the licence for the Ghostbusters reboot as they appear to be teasing the new proton pack as a prop replica. Also, check out Neca’s classic movie figures further down.

Bustin’ makes me feel good.

The Guys at Ghostbusters Mania have these images on their FB page of what appears to be Matty Collector’s prop replica of the new Proton Packs from the Ghsotbusters reboot (more at the bottom of the page):

UPDATE: WE’re being informed that the Protonpack “a production pack from the new movie, not a prop replica”. Thanks to Dan for the headsup

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Next up, Diamond Select have revealed the second wave of their upcoming line of classic movie figures, also thanks to GBMania:

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 Cryptozoic are also releasing a set of GB trading cards that will encompass the movies, cartoon and comics. Nice.

Release Date: Q4, 2015

Stantz: Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night?
Spengler: Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic?
Venkman: Have you or your family ever seen a spook, specter or ghost?
Stantz: If the answer is “yes,” then don’t wait another minute. Pick up the phone and call the professionals…

GHOSTBUSTERS!

Relive your favorite moments from the franchise with Ghostbusters Trading Cards, a set 30 years in the making!

PRODUCT DETAILS

Packs: 5 Cards per pack, 24 packs per box

Base Set: 54 card base set

Chase Sets: Character Bios, Quotes,”Tricks and Traps” puzzle (insertion rates to be detemined)

Inserts: Autograph cards (TBD); Hand-drawn Sketch cards (TBD); The Real Ghostbusters Animation Cel cards (TBD); Printing Plates (TBD)

Binder: 1″ binder contains an exclusive card

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

  • Lucas

    we can buy this new proton pack ??

    • http://www.followingthenerd.com followingthenerd

      Hi Lucas, we did update the story and said that no, that’s not the pack Matty will be releasing. The one that’s coming out is much less detailed – Marc

  • Lucas

    thanks

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