Mattel Figures as shown in Lee's Mag, Toy Review

The Mattel Ghostbusters Toy Line began in 2009 and is currently in production. The Toy line is notable for releasing the first set of Ghostbusters heroes based on the films. Before 2016, the line was a adult collectors line. In May 2016, Mattel started releasing general market toys based on the 2016 movie and the classic films.


The first shipment release started on May 1, 2016 to store chains: Toys R Us, Walmart, and Target. The following items were find-able at the locations that got them: Abby Yates, Erin Gilbert, Jillian Holtzmann, Patty Tolan, Stay Puft Balloon Ghost, Rowan The Destroyer, Mayhem, Ecto Minis 3-Pack "Abby Yates", Ecto Minis 3-Pack "Erin Gilbert", Ecto Minis 3-Pack "Jillian Holtzmann", Ecto Minis 3-Pack "Patty Tolan", Ecto Minis Ecto-1, Ghost Trap Playset, (2016 Movie) Ecto Minis Blind Bags, Mattel: Slimer with Sounds, Ecto Ghost: Slimer, Ecto Ghost: Rat Ghost, Ecto Ghost: Splitting Ghost, Proton Pack Projector, and Hot Wheels: Ecto-1 And Ecto-2 2-Pack.

Walmart also on May 1 released their exclusive "Classic" Ghostbusters toys, which are based on the previous Ghostbusters properties before the 2016 film. The following items were released: Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Mattel: 6″ Egon Spengler, Mattel: 6″ Winston Zeddemore, Mattel: 6″ Stay Puft, (Classic) Ecto Minis Blind Bags, Ecto Minis Ms Slimer And Slime (Ghost Trap Top), Ecto Minis Peter Venkman And Slime, and Hot Wheels: Ecto-1 And Ecto-1A 2-Pack.

Amazon on May 3rd, released a few exclusive items as well. The items were: Ecto Minis Ms Slimer And Slime (Slimer Top), Ecto Minis Rowan And Slime, and Sidearm Proton Blaster.

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Adult Collectibles

Note that all these were released by Matty Collector, a Mattel online sale website.


These toys were made and sold for a more kid friendly market. The 2016 Movie based toys packaging features the Orange/Silver stripe and a green slime on black design, while the Classic toys packaging features yellow/black warning tape and a solid black design.

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