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Category: "Books"

Ghostbusters: Book of Shapes Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 5, 2021 at 10:23 PM , Categories: Books
Insight Editions' PlayPop educational board book series, which combines playful learning with pop culture bonding, continues with two new adorable interactive books that teaches essential early learning skills with beloved characters from the classic… more »
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Nerd Search - Ghostbusters: Eerie Errors & Suspect Ghosts EARLY Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jul. 19, 2020 at 4:48 PM , Categories: Books
Eaglemoss, via their Hero Collector imprint, is set to release "Nerd Search - Ghostbusters: Eerie Errors & Suspect Ghosts" by Glenn Dakin (with art by John Ross and colors by Alan Craddock) on September 1, 2020. The kind folks at Eaglemoss… more »
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Ghostbusters: The Inside Story Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jul. 14, 2020 at 11:29 PM , Categories: Books
Eaglemoss, via their Hero Collector imprint, recently released "Ghostbusters: The Inside Story" by Matt McAllister. You might be wondering why you need this book if you already have "Making Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual… more »
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Ghostbusters: The Original Novelizations of Ghostbusters 1 and 2 Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on May. 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Books
Titan Books recently released Ghostbusters: The Original Novelizations of Ghostbusters 1 and 2 (formerly known as Ghostbusters: The Original Movie Novelizations Omnibus), and they were kind enough to send me a copy to review for all of you, dear… more »
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Ghostbusters: Artbook by Insight Editions Early Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Apr. 17, 2020 at 11:55 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Books
Insight Editions is set to release Ghostbusters: Artbook on May 19, 2020, but they were kind enough to send me a copy a month early to preview/review for all of you, dear Spookies. Let's take a closer look at it... more »
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Ghostbusters: 1 to 10 Slimer's Loose Again Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jan. 4, 2020 at 8:59 PM , Categories: Books
Insight Editions will release six educational PlayPop books in 2020, which introduce kids to beloved characters and films, such as Ghostbusters and E.T., while developing essential skills and concepts including first words, counting, colors, and shapes.… more »
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Ghostbusters: Race Against Slime Board Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Oct. 22, 2019 at 11:48 PM , Categories: Books
Insight Editions just released the Ghostbusters: Race Against Slime board book, written by Marc Sumerak with illustrations by JJ Harrison. Let's take a closer look at it... more »
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IDW Ghostbusters: Crossing Over Trade Paperback Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Mar. 16, 2019 at 2:44 PM , Categories: Books
IDW released the Ghostbusters: Crossing Over trade paperback this past January. It was yet another look at how the female Ghostbusters from the 2016 film would fare in the hands of a more capable writer (one who isn't Paul Feig), after the Ghostbusters… more »
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IDW Ghostbusters: Answer The Call Trade Paperback Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Nov. 14, 2018 at 11:22 PM , Categories: Books
It's been almost a year since I reviewed the last IDW trade paperback, Ghostbusters 101. It was our first look as how the female Ghostbusters from the 2016 film would fare in the hands of a more capable writer. You know, someone who wasn't Paul Feig.… more »
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Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jan. 30, 2018 at 10:12 PM , Categories: Books
(click to enlarge) Insight Editions has been releasing high-quality collector's-worthy Ghostbusters books for the past few years, and last year we got two. Ghostbusters: Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual (reviewed here) was the obviously release, but… more »
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IDW Ghostbusters 101 Trade Paperback Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Dec. 14, 2017 at 6:37 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Books, 2016 Parody Remake
Ghostbusters: Answer The Call (2016). Just the mere mention of the name can cause some people to froth at the mouth. No movie has ever been as polarizing as Paul Feig's disasterpiece. Hell, not even The Phantom Menace - with its "Mannequin" Skywalker,… more »
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Ghostbusters: Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Nov. 8, 2017 at 10:30 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Books, 2016 Parody Remake
For the past few years, Insight Editions has been publishing deluxe collector's quality hardcover Ghostbusters books. It started with Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History (reviewed here) in 2015, continued with Tobin's Spirit Guide: Official… more »
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Ghostbusters Little & Big Golden Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Oct. 20, 2016 at 11:34 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Books, 2016 Parody Remake
Little Golden Books is a popular series of inexpensive, well-illustrated, hardcover children's books that were first released way back in 1942 (two years before my father was even born!). The eighth book in the series, The Poky Little Puppy, is the… more »
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Ghostbusters 2016 Ghosts From Our Past Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Sep. 9, 2016 at 10:29 PM , Categories: Books, 2016 Parody Remake
Ghosts from Our Past: Both Literally & Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal by Andrew Sybil Shaffer and his two multiple personalities, "Erin Gilbert" and "Abby L. Yates" is a book published by Three Rivers Press, as a tie-in for the new… more »
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Ghostbusters 2016 Adult Movie Novelization Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Aug. 29, 2016 at 9:47 PM , Categories: Books, 2016 Parody Remake
Ghostbusters: Now A Major Motion Picture by Nancy Holder is an adult book, published by Tor, based on the new Ghostbusters movie. The 4"x7.5" paperback tome, consisting of 259 pages, is printed with the same sized font and paper stock typical for… more »
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Ghostbusters 2016 Junior Movie Novelization Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Aug. 9, 2016 at 7:11 PM , Categories: Books, 2016 Parody Remake
Ghostbusters: Movie Novelization by Stacia Deutsch is a young adult book based on the new Ghostbusters movie. The 5"x7.5" paperback tome, consisting of 139 pages, is printed with the same sized font and paper stock typical for paperback novels. There is… more »
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Ghostbuster's Handbook 2016 Movie Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jul. 12, 2016 at 4:58 PM , Categories: Books, 2016 Parody Remake
June 14th saw the release of Ghostbuster's Handbook by Daphne Pendergrass, a children's book based on the new Ghostbusters movie. The 5"x7.5" paperback tome is printed with a medium-sized font on glossy paper stock (like the old Ghostbusters II… more »
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Ghostbusters Collectables Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Books
This month sees the largest collection of Ghostbusters books ever released since...well, probably EVER! In addition to those we've already covered (or will cover soon) here on Spook Central, today (June 15th) you can get your hands on one more. Amberley… more »
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Who You Gonna Call Ghostbusters 2016 Movie Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Books, 2016 Parody Remake
The movie comes out on July 15th, but all of Simon Spotlight's books based on it are due for release on June 14th, a full month earlier. I opted to read and review the books now, even though that, obviously, spoils the movie for me. I have tried my best… more »
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Proud To Be A Ghostbuster 2016 Movie Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM , Categories: Books, 2016 Parody Remake
The movie comes out on July 15th, but all of Simon Spotlight's books based on it are due for release on June 14th, a full month earlier. I opted to read and review the books now, even though that, obviously, spoils the movie for me. I have tried my best… more »
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