In addition to the best LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick also brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the last week of June 2017.
TBB NEWS: The past few days should have been called Ninjago Week, based on all the new sets and minifigures revealed from the upcoming movie. Take a look at the cool mechs, dragon boat and the massive Ninjago City.
- LEGO Ninjago 70620 Ninjago City set revealed — This jaw-dropping and eclectic set is one of the largest sets in LEGO’s history, with 4,867 pieces and 16 minifigures, and is coming your way this fall.
- First ten LEGO Ninjago Movie collectible minifigures revealed — The newest collectible minifigures series was revealed and will feature your favorite ninjas and supporting characters from The LEGO Ninjago Movie. We have your first look with a plethora of new parts.
- Second half of LEGO Ninjago Movie collectible minifigures also revealed — LEGO later revealed the second half of the series, and from the adorable Unikitty top to an ugly sweater, it appears that the complete series will be another highly sought-after collection.
- LEGO reveals more pictures for upcoming The LEGO Ninjago Movie sets — LEGO has revealed more photos of sets for their upcoming The LEGO Ninjago Movie including 70618 Destiny’s Bounty, 70612 Green Ninja Mech Dragon, Toys R Us exclusive 70616 Ice Tank, Target exclusive 70613 Garma Mecha Man, and Walmart exclusive 70610 Flying Jelly Sub.
- New items from Citizenbrick, Brickarms and Eclipsegrafx — Last week was a big week for fans of custom made LEGO figures and accessories, with three of the biggest 3rd party vendors releasing new products.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: This week had a few other interesting LEGO-related news articles, so here are the best of the rest.
- ‘LEGO Ninjago Movie’: See How Designers Turned Film’s Setting Into Epic Model, Yahoo! — LEGO designers worked hand-in-hand with filmmakers to make sure the Ninjago film matched the toy aesthetic, and vice versa.
- How I Built an AI to Sort 2 Tons of LEGO Pieces, IEEE Spectrum — A GPU-based neural network was the only way to handle a garage full of LEGO for builder
- LEGO model of Titanic built with 125,000 pieces on display in Cavendish, CBC News — The model is nine meters long and took Ben MacLeod more than three years to build.
- LEGO Boost and Friends tops Argos toy predictions for Christmas 2017, Mirror — LEGO and tech toys look set to dominate Christmas wish lists this year (already!?).