Transformers + Ghostbusters licensed Transformer: Ectotron

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Transformers + Ghostbusters licensed Transformer: Ectotron

Postby JediTricks » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:42 am

It's real, and it's available for preorder:

http://www.tfviews.com/news/toysandcollectibles/3306

I couldn't help myself. Turning the sensor equipment at the top of the Ecto-1 into the proton pack and neutrino wand was a clever idea.

What figure are they borrowing the general layout from? I can't quite tell.
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Re: Transformers + Ghostbusters licensed Transformer: Ectotr

Postby andersonh1 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:14 pm

What a fun idea for a Transformer. We need more franchise crossovers. I'd love a 60s Batmobile Transformer myself. :mrgreen:
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Re: Transformers + Ghostbusters licensed Transformer: Ectotr

Postby andersonh1 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:43 am

He appears to be getting G1 style packaging. I'm not sure how I feel about that. I like seeing only genuine figures from that era in that packaging. On the other hand, it does look good, and I like the green slime dripping from the character in the box art!

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Re: Transformers + Ghostbusters licensed Transformer: Ectotr

Postby JediTricks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:19 pm

andersonh1 wrote:What a fun idea for a Transformer. We need more franchise crossovers. I'd love a 60s Batmobile Transformer myself. :mrgreen:
Can't say I wouldn't love that! How about an '89 Batwing?


andersonh1 wrote:He appears to be getting G1 style packaging. I'm not sure how I feel about that. I like seeing only genuine figures from that era in that packaging. On the other hand, it does look good, and I like the green slime dripping from the character in the box art!

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They're both 35 years old, so why not harken back? I would have liked a little more Ghostbusters feel to the front, but the techspec has fields just for busting ghosts.
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