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DC Comics’ legendary Dark Knight has a solid place in the world of LEGO, with official LEGO Batman sets released in 2006-2008 and again starting in 2012 (As part of the LEGO Super Heroes DC Universe line). Along the way, there have also been two LEGO Batman video games. But all the official products pale in comparison to the wonderful fan-built Batmobiles, Batwings, and variations on the Batcave. See all of them right here on The Brothers Brick.

LEGO Zombie Pirate Ghost Batman!

In case you didn’t quite catch that the first time… LEGO ZOMBIE PIRATE GHOST BATMAN!

We don’t often cover minifig-only “builds”. However, this piece of inspired lunacy by Roman was too good to pass up. Besides, as Andrew (our illustrious founder and Editor-in-Chief) occasionally reminds us, The Brothers Brick originally started as a minifig blog.

ZOMBIE PIRATE GHOST BATMAN

Who’d have thought a Pirate Batman and a Ninjago Ghost figure would come together so perfectly. I demand a whole series of undead pirate versions of Batman characters. Vampire Cap’n Joker ahoy!

Visit to Catwoman’s Cat Lair is not going well for Batman

Finally! After seeing others build Batman a LEGO batcave and Joker a LEGO funhouse, someone finally built Catwoman a secret home to call her very own. That someone is Jenn Lee and her kitty-friendly creation is purrfect! After all, what Catwoman lair would be complete without a 70s-style Catwoman costume, an entire wardrobe of sparkly capes, wigs, and handbags, and, of course, a boiling pit of lava to dispose of your enemies? I’m not sure if Batman and Robin were invited or decided to pop by unannounced for a visit, but either way, it seems they’ve overstayed their welcome.

Catwoman's Base (Featuring Catwoman with her henchwomen)

New LEGO Batman Movie sets featuring Joker and Robin revealed [News]

San Diego Comic Con continues with new set reveals, and today we have two new vehicles from the upcoming LEGO Batman Movie. LEGO (@LEGO_group) tweeted two new images this morning of The Batmobile and Joker’s Notorious Lowrider, inspired by the LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters February 2017. The new sets introduce us to LEGO Joker and Robin.

The Batmobile

Joker's Notorious Lowrider

This morning, USA Today revealed character designs for Joker and Batman as well:

LEGO Batman Movie: JokerLEGO Batman Movie: Robin

Once information becomes available on pricing and availability, we’ll be sure to get the information to you!

Gotham brick-figures, part 2

The second half (see part 1 here) of my Forms of Gotham collection includes many of the staple Batman characters. The dark knight himself finally makes an appearance, as does his arch-nemesis the Joker. Building such a large group with wide-ranging styles and colors was particularly fun, as was bringing to life some of the most famous faces in comic book history.

The Batman
The Batman by Tim Lydy

Click to see the rest of the characters

Gotham Theater Showdown: Epic LEGO Batman comic book cover

Everyone knows Paul Hetherington is no stranger to phenomenal Batman-themed dioramas. Even so, I was completely blown away by Paul’s latest Batman build. This thing is brimming with clean lines, super-sharp details, and even moving parts! The 1950s Batman logo looks like a sticker rather than LEGO brick and the dual-distanced skyline is simply inspired. The Art Deco theater gives me chills it’s so good. Even the lamp posts look like tiny pieces of art. Seriously, look at a closeup photo and tell me you’re not going to start redecorating your living room in brown, black, and gold today. I know I am!

LEGO Batman vs Joker Gotham Theater Showdown

Paul explained that he modeled his Gotham theater off of the Marbro Theater which used to stand in Chicago. He also posted a terrific video showing all of the amazing power functions. Check it out here:

Check out more photos of this amazingly-detailed build on Flickr.

Minifig Batman is at home in this darkly lit LEGO Batcave

We’ve seen some pretty epic LEGO Batcaves here on The Brothers Brick over the years, including a Batcave built from 20,000 LEGO bricks and a super-detailed LEGO Batcave, and even Wayne Manor with a 1960’s Batcave. Chak hei Mok joins the Batcave builders club with this atmospheric lair featuring spots for multiple tumblers, a command post,

This is my big MOC Lego project - BATCAVE , please view #legos#legobricks#legomoc#legostagram#batman#batmanvssuperman#DC#legomocs#Lego#batmobile#batmanlego

Click through to see more photos of this LEGO Batcave

Amazingly detailed 1966 Batman’s Wayne Manor in LEGO

Holy bananas, Batman! monstrophonic has posted this absolutely stunning, detailed, 1966 Wayne Manor. The facade is just gorgeous, with the mottling and detail work. The landscaping is foreboding, with that sweeping angle up to the front of the house.

Wayne's Manor 1966

But wait, there’s more!

Turn it around to reveal an incredibly detailed interior, including what appears to be an awesome upgrade of the official Classic Batcave set. There are bats in the attic, teddy bears by the luxurious bed, and visitors in the formal living room. While there doesn’t appear to be a fire pole or quick means to the batcave, there’s a lovely hidden staircase to sneak around with!

'66 Batcave

Let’s discuss this batcave. It’s lit, and contains the classic batmobile (which you can find for yourself in 76052 LEGO Batman TV Series Batcave), along with another surprise guest scientist and innovator to help Batman figure out how to make the batmobile and batcopter even better.

Gotham brick-figures, part 1

As a license-theme builder, I’m always looking forward to the latest story, book, or film to get inspiration. And with Batman being a particular favorite of mine, there’s always something inspirational around the corner. So for Brickworld Chicago this year, I dug to the root of Batman—its renowned characters—to construct a collection of twelve figures that depict the worst criminals of Gotham, as well as its famous dark knight. Here are just a few of those characters:

The Penguin
The Penguin by Tim Lydy

The Catwoman
The Catwoman by Tim Lydy

More characters after the break

Watch a miniature LEGO Batcave being built [Video]

LEGO builder AnkTales enjoys creating nifty little scenes and animating the construction process, giving viewers a look at precisely what parts go into his builds. His latest creation is a miniature Batcave to showcase LEGO’s official mini Tumbler model. You could easily build your own Batcave by watching the video.

And if you happen to not own the 30300 LEGO Tumbler set, AnkTale helpfully provides a construction mini Batman Tumbler video to create your own, and the best part is that it doesn’t use any rare pieces.

Gotham’s Ace Chemicals in LEGO bricks

I’ve always been a Batman fan, and Joker has always been my favourite of his adversaries. However, until very recently I have never possessed a Joker minifig. As soon as I got my grubby hands on one, I knew I had to have a go at building something appropriate…

Return to Ace Chemicals...

The model was designed to sit in a basin of water and I used an ultrasound fog generator to create the mist effect. It’s a bit splashy, hence some of the water droplets on the model, but I figured it looked like rain and I could get away with it. A couple of people have asked how I did the lighting. I’m ashamed to admit I didn’t do anything fancy. I cheated and did all the tinting digitally in GIMP.

I’m slightly obsessed with Ace Chemicals — it’s such a cool Gotham location, and its factory and pipework elements make it ripe for reinterpretation. As well as the minifig-scale version, I recently had a go at something a little smaller…

Ace Chemicals

To protect and serve Gotham City

ER0L presents an awesome spin on Batman’s Tumbler, changing the black (and sometimes very dark gray) color scheme to something more fitting of Gotham’s police. The red and blue lights and the white paneling in the center work impressively well with the Tumbler. Ignoring the great police stylizing for a bit, the base Tumbler model is one of the most detailed in this scale I’ve seen built with LEGO pieces, and even opens to fit two police minifigures side by side in the cab.

Police Tumbler 2.0

Police Tumbler 2.0

Batman fan spent two months building ultimate Batcave; impresses all

Considering the popularity of the dark knight and his prevalence throughout Lego sets, movies, and games, Batman is constantly being depicted in fan creations–as is his ever changing Batcave. From Lego’s own 60’s cave, to vintage versions, and to some consisting of 20,000 pieces, each Batcave is designed to be uniquely different but equally evocative of the Bat’s style. Dan Glasure was aware of these differing takes, and incorporated design styles from other caves and incarnations to build his own striking Batcave, one that took two months to complete – but was clearly well worth the effort.

Batcave by Dan Glasure

Click to see more of the Batcave