Fantastic Beasts Gets the Lego Treatment, and More of the Most Wonderful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular look at the shiny new collectibles tempting our wallets at the moment. This week, Playmobil’s amazing Ghostbusters toys get even better, there’s even more from the Lego wizarding world, and we covet a giant Jurassic Park dino, as we’re wont to do. Check it out!

New Teams of X-Men and Ghostbusters Both Battle the Dead in This Week's Best Comics

One of the greatest things about comic books is that they can (and often do) tell stories about updated versions of classic teams we’re all familiar with, and at a much more rapid pace than you’d see in television or movies. As a result, comic teams change rosters almost as quickly as individual team members change…

Playmobil's Ghostbusters Toys Now Come With Floating Holographic Ghosts to Trap

The first wave of Playmobil’s Ghostbusters was an all-encompassing effort that transformed nearly every last character and vehicle into a wonderful line of toys. As a follow-up, the German toymaker is now turning to the film’s sequel, Ghostbusters II, for a new series of figures that use your smartphone to help bring…

Stranger Things Had to Ask Permission to Use Ghostbusters Halloween Costumes

One of the first things we ever saw of Stranger Things’ highly-anticipated second season was Dustin, Mike, and Lucas all dressed up as the most gosh-darn adorable Ghostbusters in Hawkins, Indiana. It’s become one of the defining images of the new season—and the show had to get blessings from Ghostbusters royalty to…

A Hulking Gladiator Hulk Figure, the Return of Tickle Me Elmo, and all the Best Toys of the Week

Second only to Toy Fair back in February, this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con brought us more toy news than our wallets can reasonably take. Many of the reveals were only available on the convention floor, but there will still plenty of announcements you can look forward to as we creep closer to the holidays.…

Ivan Reitman's Got a Ludicrously Optimistic Idea for the Future of Ghostbusters

Oh, sweet spirit. On the one hand, we’ve got Dan Aykroyd being extremely negative about Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters. On the other we’ve got Ivan Reitman being extremely positive about what he’d like to do with the Ghostbusters franchise in the future. Neither of them make much sense, but there’s something much nicer…

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