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Classic film/TV cars get a ‘Mad Max’ makeover from artist Scott Park

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What if “Mad Max” was set in Los Angeles? Illustrator Scott Park used that premise in a new art series that takes classic cars from movies and television and gives them a “Mad Max”-ian spin.

Park used cars from “Ghostbusters,” “Batman ’66,” “Back to the Future,” “Toy Story,” “Scooby Doo,” “Dukes of Hazard,” “Arrested Development,” “Knight Rider,” “Akira,” and many other properties for the mashup art. You can check out each illustration below:

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I Ain’t Afraid of No Bun: Japanese Burger Chain Introduces ‘Ghostbusters’-Themed Food

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“Ghostbusters” fans no doubt rejoiced when it was revealed that Ecto Cooler, the tangerine-flavored, green colored Hi-C juice drink, would be returning in time for Paul Feig’s reboot. But leave it to the Japanese to one-up Americans on movie-themed food, as the J.S. Burger Cafe chain has unveiled an entire menu celebrating the July release of “Ghostbusters.” Consider it a feast worthy of the last of your petty cash.

That is, if you can stomach anchovy paste and dyed black food. As GrubStreet reports (via Uproxx), the star of the the spread is the so called G.B. Burger, a black olive and anchovy paste-slathered patty layered with purple cabbage and sandwiched between a black bun. From the image above, it looks like there’s also a tomato slice and what one can only hope is mozzarella cheese.

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“Ghostbusters” new & old to feature in “Little Golden Books”

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People of all-ages should know the answer to the all-important question, “Who you gonna call?” Thanks to Penguin Random House, that education will be accessible to children ages 3-7 very soon.

The publisher is adding two “Ghostbusters” books to the decades-old “Little Golden Books” line, featuring the casts of both the Paul Feig-directed reboot and the original movies. Hitting stores in September, the “Ghostbusters” “Little Golden Books,” from New York Times bestselling author John Sazaklis and illustrator by Alan Baston, are currently available for pre-order on Amazon.

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New Ghostbusters come home in fan-made LEGO Ideas submission

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If you’re eagerly awaiting the release of LEGO’s sets for the “Ghostbusters” reboot but are wondering where you’re going to park your new Ecto-1, then LEGO builder BaronSat has a proposal for you.

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Fan-Made “LEGO Ghostbusters” Short Revives Spirit of Original Film

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Those complaining that the new “Ghostbusters” movie looks like it may not be loyal enough to the 1984 classic will enjoy a new fan-film starring LEGO versions of the original characters reliving highlights of their first adventure — albeit with some added LEGO crossover appearances dotting the fun.

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Funko calls in its new ‘Ghostbusters’ Pop! vinyl figures

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After teasing us in February at Toy Fair in New York, Funko has given the Ghostbusters a call, officially unveiling its line of Pop! Vinyl figures based on the franchise reboot.

The series consists of team members Patty Nolan (Leslie Jones), Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), Jill Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Kevin the receptionist (Chris Hemsworth), Gertrude’s Ghost and Rowan’s Ghost.

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Nas announces ‘Ghostbusters’ clothing collaboration

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Rapper-turned-actor-turned-entrepreneur Nas has teamed with the Ghostbusters franchise for a fashion collection inspired by the hit movies.

Hypebeast has a first look at the line, from Nas’ HSTRY label, which will include long- and short-sleeved T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets and hats that pay homage to the beloved supernatural-comedy franchise.

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Life-size ‘Ghostbusters’ replica is all the Slimer you could want

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Slimer is probably enjoyed best in small doses. But somewhere out there are Ghostbusters fans who love the little green ghost so much that they’d go to great lengths to have him haunt their homes, 24/7. This life-size Slimer replica is for those fans.

Part of NECA’s growing line of full-size foam replicas, this hand-painted 3-foot Slimer is recreated from molds from the original Ghostbusters — so you can’t get any closer to the real thing without getting covered in ectoplasm.

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Superman and Aquaman soar into ‘LEGO Dimensions’

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Superman and Aquaman can enter the fray — and the fun — in LEGO Dimensions with a new wave of expansion packs from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

With the DC Comics Superman Fun Pack, players can introduce the Man of Steel and his wide range of powers — Flying, Dive, Invulnerability, Laser Deflector, Freeze Breath, X-Ray Vision and Super Strength — into the game. There’s also a Hover Pod, which can not only boost gameplay, but can be rebuilt into a Krypton Striker and Super Stealth Pod.

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Funko offers a peek at ‘Suicide Squad’ and Spider-Gwen Pop! figures

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On the even of Toy Fair in New York City, Funko has offered a sneak peek at its booth that includes a first look at the Suicide Squad and Spider-Gwen Pop! vinyl figures.

You’ll also find photos of the company’s Suicide Squad Dorbz line, Pop! figures of Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, Supergirl and the Ghostbusters reboot (which includes a peek at two of the film’s ghosts and Chris Hemsworth’s nerdy secretary).

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New ‘Ghostbusters’ bust bricks in film’s first LEGO set

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The first wave of tie-in products for director Paul Feig’s upcoming “Ghostbusters” film have arrived and they are brick-tacular. The debut LEGO set for the film, which stars a quartet of female comedians as the titular team, includes the Ecto-1 car and Ecto-2 bike as well as minifigures for the ‘Busters as well as their receptionist Kevin.

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Original Ghostbusters are back in new ‘LEGO Dimensions’ trailer

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Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore strap on their proton packs in the new Ghostbusters trailer for LEGO Dimensions.

The Ghostbusters expansion pack for the toy-to-life game from WB Games and TT Games arrives today alongside the DC Comics Team Pack, featuring The Joker, Harley Quinn, The Joker’s Chopper and Quinn-mobile, and the Back to the Future and Doctor Who Fun Packs, containing Doc Brown and the Travelling Time Train, and a Cyberman and Dalek.

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Look inside LEGO’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Firehouse Headquarters

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If you were excited by the official announcement last month of LEGO’s Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters, just wait until you take a peek inside.

A series of photos released this morning by the Danish toymaker offers not only a close-up look at all nine minifgures (plus Slimer, Pink Ghost and Blue Ghost), but also a tour of of the fairly elaborate playset, which recreates the iconic firehouse from the beloved films. There’s reception, living quarters, a laboratory, a containment unit and even a bathroom. Plus, a fire pole, of course.

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LEGO unveils its ‘Ghostbusters’ Firehouse Headquarters set

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Following an online leak last week, LEGO has officially revealed its Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters, set to arrive in stores in January.

Comprised of 4,634 pieces, the two-story firehouse boasts a laboratory, living quarters, a containment unit and a fire pole (naturally). LEGO didn’t skimp on the minifigures, either: There’s nine of ‘em — Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore, Janine Melnitz, Dana Barrett, Louis Tully, Zombie Driver and Library Ghost – plus, Slimer, Pink Ghost and Blue Ghost.

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Watch ‘The Real Ghostbusters’ intro recreated in 3D animation

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As beloved as the first two Ghostbusters movies are, for many kids in the mid-1980s and early ’90s, the animated television series was effectively the “real” Ghostbusters.

Airing for a whopping seven seasons, The Real Ghostbusters continued the story of the original film, albeit with drastically different-sounding, and -looking, characters (Egon’s gravity-defying blond coif was a supernatural phenomenon all its own). The series also retained Ray Parker Jr.’s infectious movie theme, which was used for the cartoon’s minute-long premise-establishing opening credits.

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