"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...


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

- Ray Stantz; Cryptozoic Entertainment

Ghostbusters: Trading Cards is a set of trading cards developed by Cryptozoic Entertainment, based on the fan favorite feature films, The Real Ghostbusters cartoon, and IDW Ghostbusters comic series. [2] [3] It was released on May 11, 2016.


Base cards feature stills from the original Ghostbusters. Packs have randomly inserted Autograph cards from the stellar cast, hand-drawn Sketch cards, and authentic Animation Cel cards. There are 63 cards in all.

  • Packs
    • 5 Cards per pack, 24 packs per box
  • Base Set
    • 54 card base set
  • Chase Sets
    • Five sets total
      • Behind the Scenes
      • Character Bios
      • Quotes
      • "Tricks and Traps" puzzle (insertion rates to be determined)
      • "Sing for your Specter"
  • Random Inserts
    • Autograph cards by film and voice actors
    • Hand-drawn Sketch cards
    • Original, hand-painted The Real Ghostbusters Animation Cel cards
    • Replica Patch cards
    • Replica Slime cards
  • Binder
    • Full-color 1" 3-ring binder contains an exclusive Replica Patch card


On February 28, 2015, Erik Burnham confirmed he was working on the trading card set. [4]

On July 10, 2015, at the Sony Pictures' Ghostbusters panel, more information on the trading card set was revealed. The "Tricks and Traps" puzzle art is done by Dan Schoening. There will be a "Sing for your Specter" comic written and drawn by Erik Burnham. The animation cel cards will be original hand painted. [5] [6]

As of December 9, 2015, Cryptozoic's page for the trading cards was updated with a preview of the types of cards. [7]

On May 9, 2016, Cryptozoic announced the release date is May 11, 2016 and provided an updated listing of product info. [8]


  • On page 3 of Ghostbusters Crossing Over Issue #5, in panel 2, Jenny Moran's book is the Ghostbusters: Trading Cards binder.
  • On page 4 of Crossing Over Issue #5, in panel 2, on the middle shelf is again the Trading Cards binder from Cryptozoic.


  1. Action Figure Insider "@Cryptozoic Entertainment Announces Release of #Ghostbusters Trading Cards, Photo Set and Binder on May 11, 2016" 5/9/16
  2. GamenGuide- New Ghostbusters Merchandise Premiering At Toy Fair 2015: Board Game, Trading Cards, Minis... Stay Puft Apron?
  4. erikburnham Tweet 2/27/15
  5. Southland Ghostbusters FB photo 7/10/15
  6. Dapperpomade Tweet 8/12/15
  8. Action Figure Insider "@Cryptozoic Entertainment Announces Release of #Ghostbusters Trading Cards, Photo Set and Binder on May 11, 2016" 5/9/16

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