Classic Hero Figure: Peter Venkman an action figure which is part of Kenners The Real Ghostbusters Toy Line's (Classic) Hero set. Based off The Real Ghostbusters animated series Peter Venkman. The toy went through three print runs in 1986/87, as well as a planned reissue in 2020 by Hasbro.
with Neutrona Blaster and Proton Pack
(also has an green proton beam)
and Grabber Ghost
Front of Card Instruction
Action Zapping Ray with Neutrona Blaster and Proton Pack Accessories
The fast-talking natural leader of the group who wants to become a national ghost-hunting hero.
Back of Card Instruction
1. Neutrona Blaster snaps on to side of Proton Pack for storage.
2. A. Press peg on Proton Pack into hole in body of action figure. (NOTE: back pack must be in upright position as shown.)
B. Slide Neutrona Blaster onto right arm as shown.
3. Twist handle on Neutrona Blaster for action zapping ray.
Walmart Website 2020 Reissue
Information gathered from Walmart-"Ghostbusters Kenner Classics Peter Venkman and Grabber Ghost".
- Ghostbusters Kenner Classics Peter Venkman and Grabber Ghost
- Walmart # 577315309
- Arrives by Thu, Jun 4 (2020)
About This Item:
- CLASSIC KENNER DESIGN: Inspired by the original Kenner action figures of the 1980s, Kenner Classics brings old favorites back to shelves everywhere
- PETER VENKMAN, THE CARTOON VERSION: As seen on the cartoon The Real Ghostbusters, with character design influenced by the figures from the 80s
- DON’T CROSS THE STREAMS: Since 1984, Ghostbusters has brought spooky adventures and ghostbusting action to fans and collectors of all ages
- INCLUDES GHOST AND GHOSTBUSTING ACCESSORIES: Comes with a Grabber Ghost toy, Proton pack, and Nutrona blaster accessories
When ghosts haunt the streets of New York, the Ghostbusters team up to stop them. Peter Venkman is the fast-talking natural leader of the group who wants to become a national ghost-hunting hero.
For those who want to relieve the glory days of Saturday morning cartoons and ghostly green juice boxes or introduce a new generation of fans to the Ghostbusters, Hasbro has you covered with Kenner Classics Ghostbusters figures. Featuring design inspired by the original action figures from the 1980s, along with the classic accessories and package art. Kenner Classics from Hasbro are a great addition to any collector’s shelf or fan’s playtime.
- Includes: figure and 3 accessories
- Figure scale: 5 inches
- American Line: First pressing (Proton packs had the hose to the proton gun connected to the bottom of the pack. The description text of the toy is white on the front, and the back card is a first wave design.)
- Second pressing (Proton packs had the hose to the proton gun connected to the bumper of the pack. The description text of the toy is white on the front, and the back card is a second wave design.)
- Third pressing (Proton packs had the hose to the proton gun connected to the bumper of the pack. The description text of the toy is yellow on the front, and the back card is a second wave design.)
- Canada Line: Based design based on American first pressing.
- UK Line: Proton packs had the hose to the proton gun connected to the bumper of the pack. This is standard in all lines in UK Lineage.
- French/Dutch Line: Standard UK Lineage in only French.
- Standard UK Lineage in bilingual French and Dutch.
- Italian Line: Standard UK Lineage in Italian.
- German Line: Standard UK Lineage in German.
- Argentina Line: See "Classic Heroes Variations" on Jocsa article. Overall, it follows American Third pressing.
- English Line Reissue: Based on the first printing, however the toys appear to be recasts. Detail is less than previous, copyright information removed from lower back.
- International (bilingual) Line Reissue: Shares same qualities to the English release.
The mold for this figure was later reused again for other lineup including the following:
- Power Pack Heroes
- Slimed Heroes(including proton packs)
- ECTO-Glow Heroes(including proton packs)
- Backpack Heroes
- All six wave one toys saw a Diamond Select take on them including Peter.
- On Cover RI of Ghostbusters Issue #15, Grabber Ghost makes non-canon cameo.
- On page 35 of Ghostbusters Annual 2018, in panel 3, is a ghost based on the Grabber Ghost.