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Ghostbusters 2, series 1 revealed by Diamond Select

At Toy Fair 2017 back in February, Diamond confirmed their 7" Select scale of Ghostbusters figures will continue in 2017 passed it's 5th series. Series 6 would move the focus from the original 1984 movie to the 1989 sequel. The build-a-diorama for this second batch would be the frontage of the Ghostbusters fire house. On display at Toy Fair was a 7" Vigo The Carpathian figure, as well as a cardboard placeholder for Janosz. Diamond have confirmed the full line-up for the first 3 figure wave.

Vigo is included as we had suspected. We also get Ray in his darker Ghostbusters 2 outfit, complete with Santa hat. And the third figure is Louis Tully in his Ghostbusters gear from the climax of the movie.

Ray is a re-use of his original release with a new paint job and Ghostbusters 2 logo. The head however is a new smiling sculpt. At this point we don't know if the Santa hat is removable. Louis is also going to borrow heavily from the original figures - although he has been shortened a touch. The head is similar to the original release but the ear muffs seem to be sculpted in place. Vigo is a new figure, and we hope they find the budget to include his painting as an accessory?

The initial release date is scheduled for November 2017 on Big Bad Toy Store, while Entertainment Earth are quoting January 2018

A Diamond Select Release! It's the 15th-anniversary of the Select action figure format, and DST is continuing one of its most successful Select lines to date! With the 15-figure Rooftop diorama completed, DST is starting a new diorama-building series of Ghostbusters movie action figures, based on 1989's Ghostbusters 2! Series 5 will include Ray Stantz in his gray jumpsuit and gear, Louis Tully in his tan jumpsuit and gear, and Vigo the Carpathian. Plus, each figure includes pieces from a new diorama so fans can start to build the sign and doors from the Ghostbusters' fire house headquarters! Fire house parts will be inluded with the 15 figures total in Series 6-10, and these diorama pieces are exclusive to the speciality market. Each figure comes packaged in display-ready Select packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!


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