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.
The latest issue of the HispaBrick Lego fan magazine includes coverage of BrickCon 2014, review of the upcoming UCS Slave I, interviews, instructions and much more. Take a look at the table of contents or download the magazine for free.
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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!
Here are some of the LEGO sales and deals that are available this week.
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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.
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.
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%|
|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%|
|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%|
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.
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;
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.
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.