The elite Yihaggothan Flight Commando leads the Yihaggothan Imperium into battle against the “frail” human horde. Human Marines, fighting a desparate battle against the alien invaders, have nicknamed this commando the “Tse Tse Trooper,” due to the buzzing sound emmitted by his hover-pack.
Witness the “Tse Tse Trooper” buzzing around in the upper-left corner of this photo:
Space is at a premium in Japan, but many city residents still find ways to bring greenery into their lives through their courtyard gardens (or tsubo niwa).
Mumu‘s tsubo niwa vignette includes many elements common in Japanese gardening: a shoji screen on the porch, a stone lantern, a kokeshi doll, various rocks and stones, and a shishi odoshi (“deer chaser”).
Hey all you castle-lovers out there!
Classic-Castle has announced their fifth annual Colossal Castle Contest! Let me tell you, these are a blast. I’ve entered every year and they just keep getting better and better.
Check out the prizes and the rules, then get building!
I’m a sucker for great-looking town vehicles. This truck and classic car by Brickshelfers misterzumbi and Tattun are simply great. Thanks to Bruce from Classic-Castle (and VignetteBricks and MircoBricks) for pointing these out.
Mike Stimpson has recreated a pair of classic black and white photographs in LEGO. The one above is based on “Lunch Atop a Skyscraper” (compare with original) by Charles Ebbets (ca. 1932).
This next photo is based on “Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare” (compare with original) by Henri Cartier-Bresson (also from 1932):
I think Frogspace is officially a trend. It even has its own Flickr group now. I’m guessing that somebody’s going to start a new blog dedicated just to Frogspace. Anyway, let’s catch up on the latest in this truly strange theme…
Arpy‘s flyers, uniski, and walker:
Don Solo‘s pillbuggy and Blacktron II frogfighter:
UPDATE: RebelRock‘s spacesuit and rover:
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Another prolific, talented builder who deserves his own “roundup” post is Izzo. In addition to his series inspired by Cafe Corner (moving sidewalks, treads, and flyers), he’s been busy building great mecha:
And before that, a little bit of an “Ew!” factor with a flea and a weird blood-sucking machine:
There’s a lot to see in this great Egyptian-themed creation by RebelRock, including a horde of female warriors and some excellent studless landscaping. (Via Klocki.)
Just in time for Halloween, The Brickster presents two new scenes from Gravestone…