Monthly Archives: September 2007

Sandman minifigs by Shane Larson

The Sandman, by Neil Gaiman was an important comic book series published between 1989 and 1996. Shane Larson has emerged from a yearl-long absence from the hobby to recreate The Endless in minifig form.

And don’t miss Shane’s take on the moment that Percival Lowell thought he had discovered canals on Mars (via the inestimable Klocki):

Look closer...

I noticed this in one of my Flickr feeds last month but thought that someone had just mis-tagged it “LEGO” (as sometimes happens). But then I saw it again in nnenn‘s photostream when I was blogging a couple of his recent microscale creations a few minutes ago. Knowing that nnenn only posts LEGO creations (well, mostly LEGO), I did a double-take. Yes, in fact, it is LEGO:

This is by far the best TIE fighter I’ve ever seen built from LEGO. Notice especially the detail between the upper and lower wings and the hinges used to angle the border around each wing. (According to nnenn’s description, the only non-LEGO is a few pieces of black tape to cover Technic holes and to create the stripes on the cockpit.)