With the Ghostbusters franchise celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year, a new Ghostbusters 2020 movie slated for release next year, and Hasbro named the master toy licensee for Ghostbusters from 2020 onwards, there is no stopping the slew of products that just keep coming.
Even Funko, Lego and Playmobil have already jumped on the bandwagon in recent years.
This time around, the folks at The Coop have whipped up a pair of adorable “Handmade By Robots” vinyl figures of Slimer and Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. These collectible vinyl figures are sculpted, painted and packaged to look like a handmade knit toy.
This is the message printed on the side of each box:
Ambulatory biological units like yourselves require warmth and soft embraces. We robots know not of such things. Our best approximation is thus enclosed: the appearance of interwoven organic fibers into recognizable characters from your popular culture, though made from solidified polymers. Our research indicates they would be given and received as gestures of friendship and love. May your acquaintances find value in such meaningless activities.
Yonk is a geek who is fortunate enough to have an equally geeky Star Wars fan for a wife, who owns a LEGO Millennium Falcon encased in a glass coffee table as their home’s centre-piece.