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Stay current on the latest news and information about LEGO, from sales & deals to new set announcements. We also cover LEGO events and conventions all over the world.

LEGO Book Roundup: LEGO Ideas, LEGO Play plus Ninjago and Batman Visual Dictionaries [Review]

This time we have reviews for the last four books from Dorling-Kindersley (DK) that LEGO sent us for Christmas. We’ll be talking about the LEGO Ideas Book, the LEGO Play Book, the Ninjago Visual Dictionary and the Batman Visual Dictionary.

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Weekly Amazon Deals – Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Animal Creator Sets

LEGO LOTR 79008 Pirate Ship Ambush

Currently available at $76.48, down from $99.99.

LEGO Star Wars Z-95 Headhunter 75004

Currently available at $40.36, down from $49.99.

LEGO Creator 31021 Furry Creatures

Currently available at $15.99, down from $19.99.

LEGO Creator 31019 Forest Animals

Currently available at $15.99, down from $19.99.

LEGO Book Roundup: “Architecture: The Visual Guide”, “The LEGO Book”, The Minifigures and Chima Character Encyclopedias [Review]

LEGO recently sent us a stack of books to review and I’ve got four more ready for your viewing pleasure. They are “Architecture: The Visual Guide”, “The LEGO Book (Expanded and Revised Edition”, “The Minifigures Character Encyclopedia” and “The Chima Character Encyclopedia”. Again, if you own one of these books, please leave your thoughts in the comments!

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Weekly Amazon LEGO Deals – City, Ninjago & Super Heroes

Here are some of the LEGO sales and deals that are available this week.

LEGO City Police Museum Break-in 60008

Currently available for $47.99, down from $69.99.

LEGO Coast Guard Patrol

Currently available for $62.74, down from $79.99.

LEGO City Fire Truck 60002

Currently available for $16.49, down from $19.99.

LEGO Movie 70800 Getaway Glider

Currently available for $9.97, down from $12.99.

LEGO Ninjago Temple of Light 70505

Currently available for $49.75, down from $69.99.

LEGO Superheroes 76003 Superman Battle of Smallville

Currently available for $34.99, down from $49.99

Announcing the TBB Chibi Micro Contest – Win exclusive comic-con LEGO sets & more

We at the Brothers Brick love a good contest, and we have a great one with a really rare prize. Introducing the Chibi Micro Contest! Simply build a ‘Star Wars microfighter’ style version of your favorite movie, TV or LEGO theme vehicle and you could win this exclusive set which was only available at Fan Expo in Toronto, Canada.

Chibi Contest

I started off with two of my favorite vehicles – the Tumbler and the Delorean. Build your favorite chibi micro version for a chance to win!

  • First prize: Exclusive Fan Expo Ghost Starship with Kannan Jarrus #460 (donated by TBB) + Set of Star Wars Microfighters (donated by TLG)
  • Second prize: Choice of 4 Star Wars Microfighters (donated by TLG)
  • Third prize: Two Star Wars Microfighters (donated by TLG)

Contest starts now and you have till January 4th to submit your entries to the flickr group:

Full details can be found here.

Lego Shop at Home Brick Friday Deals Start Now [News]

We’ve received word from LEGO S@H about the deals that will be available starting at midnight Friday morning (which is also when we were allowed to post about said deals). There’s a full list of the deals below, along with a link to the full “Sales and Deals” page (here’s one for Canada). Last year, most of the best deals (anything 50% off) sold out within a few minutes. We wish you the best of luck in your LEGO bargain hunting.  As our readers know, we support the blog through referral links to deals on Amazon and LEGO.com, so if you do go shopping online this season, please click through one of our links first.

PRODUCT LEGO® THEME DESCRIPTION DISCOUNT AMOUNT
5004236 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ THE LEGO MOVIE DVD SpecEdition 60%
40091 Seasonal Thanksgiving Turkey 50%
850936 Seasonal Halloween Set 50%
850636 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Luke Skywalker 50%
850637 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Princess Leia 50%
850638 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Han Solo 50%
850640 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Obi-Wan Kenobi 50%
850641 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Darth Maul 50%
850639 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Chewbacca 50%
850644 LEGO® Star Wars™ Magnet Yoda 50%
5004237 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ THE LEGO MOVIE BLU-RAY COMBO PK 50%
5004238 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ THE LEGO MOVIE EVERYTHING AWESOME 3D 50%
70134 LEGO® Chima Lavertus’ Outland Base 20%
70133 LEGO® Chima Spinlyn’s Cavern 20%
60020 LEGO® CiTY Cargo Truck 20%
10223 LEGO® Kingdoms Kingdoms Joust 20%
10513 LEGO® DUPLO® brand Disney’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates™ Never Land Hideout 20%
10561 LEGO® DUPLO® Toddler Starter Building Set 20%
6759 LEGO® DUPLO® Busy Farm 20%
10575 LEGO® DUPLO® LEGO® DUPLO® Creative Building Cube 20%
10576 LEGO® DUPLO® Zoo Care 20%
70705 LEGO® Galaxy Squad Bug Obliterator 20%
70709 LEGO® Galaxy Squad Galactic Titan 20%
70704 LEGO® Galaxy Squad Vermin Vaporizer 20%
79011 LEGO® The Hobbit™ Dol Guldur Ambush 20%
70811 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ The Flying Flusher 20%
70806 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ Castle Cavalry 20%
70804 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ Ice Cream Machine 20%
70812 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ Creative Ambush 20%
70805 THE LEGO® MOVIE™ Trash Chomper 20%
20200 LEGO® Master Builder Academy MBA Spaceships 20%
20214 LEGO® Master Builder Academy MBA Level 3 20%
20217 LEGO® Master Builder Academy Co-pack MBA Level 2 20%
79102 LEGO® Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Stealth Shell in Pursuit 20%
79122 LEGO® Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Lair Rescue 20%
70725 LEGO® Ninjago Nindroid MechDragon 20%
70724 LEGO® Ninjago NinjaCopter 20%
70720 LEGO® Ninjago Hover Hunter 20%
70728 LEGO® Ninjago Battle for Ninjago City 20%
75013 LEGO® Star Wars™ Umbaran MHC™ (Mobile Heavy Cannon) 20%
42005 LEGO® TECHNIC Monster Truck 20%
850884 LEGO® Castle LEGO® Castle King Key Chain 20%
850886 LEGO® Castle LEGO® Castle Dragon Wizard Key Chain 20%
850889 LEGO® Castle LEGO® Castle Dragons Accessory Set 20%
850913 LEGO® Chima Chima MF Accessory Set Ice 20%
851318 LEGO® Chima Chima Sir Fangar Claw & Shield 20%
850908 LEGO® Chima Rogon Keychain 20%
850910 LEGO® Chima Chima Minifigure Accessory Set 20%
851015 LEGO® Chima Chima Scorpion Sword & Shield 20%
850776 LEGO® Chima Chima Playmat 20%
850598 Accessories Game Cards Binder 20%
850607 LEGO® Chima Keychain Eris 20%
850609 LEGO® Chima Keychain Worriz 20%
40118 Storage Buildable Brick Box 2×2 20%
850791 LEGO® Minifigures Minifigure Birthday Set 20%
850425 Accessories Desk Business Card Holder 20%
850967 LEGO® Friends LEGO Friends Jungle Accessory Set 20%
40112 LEGO® Friends LEGO Friends Catwalk Model 20%
850781 LEGO® Friends Carry Case House 20%
850581 LEGO® Friends LEGO Friends Brick Calendar 20%
850591 LEGO® Friends LEGO Friends Name Sign 20%
850597 LEGO® Friends LEGO Friends Carry Case 20%

Creations for Charity live stream and final sale

The 2014 Creations for Charity fundraiser is ending on November 30th, and now prices are at their absolute lowest. This is a great time to get a custom creation donated by Lego fans with all proceeds going to buying Lego sets for underprivileged children. Check out what’s for sale before it’s over.

There is also a 24-hour live stream taking place on 5pm EST on November 28th. It is open to the public and hosted by Beyond the Brick. For each man-hour spent on air by any participant, LEGO will donate a set to Creations for Charity. You can learn more and sign up to participate or pledge a donation on creationsforcharity.org.

Join the Creations for Charity 2014 Live Stream!

Announcing Philly Brick Fest: April 23 – 26, 2015

Registration is now open for the next Philly Brick Fest, taking place from April 23rd-26th at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The full registration is discounted until December 1st, so get your tickets now.

Here’s the full press release;


Philly
Brick Fest, the 4-day Fan of LEGO Convention returns to the Greater
Philadelphia Expo Center April 23 – 26, 2015 in Oaks, PA.

The 2015 event will boast more than 90,000 square feet of fan built LEGO creations, interactive building challenges and activities, and merchandise from LEGO resellers and customizers. The 4-day convention brings together Fans of LEGO to play games, learn new building techniques, meet new members of the community, and most of all have fun.

Date:
April 23 – 26, 2015

Philly Brick Fest is a LEGO Convention for Fans of LEGO (FOLs). This is a 4-day private event from April 23 – 26, 2015 consisting of games, seminars, building activities, giveaways, and more. Registered attendees also have the ability display their LEGO creations sure to inspire the general public. Registered attendees also have a chance to meet, mingle, and create new friendships with other FOLs.

Brick Fest Live is the portion of the event that is open to the public. During the public sessions, attendees will have a chance to see the amazing FOL creations in addition to the hands-on attractions facilitated by Brick Fest Live.

And check out our video!