The Brothers Brick publishes so many stories that we’re giving you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our Weekly Brick Report for the second week of February, BATMAN WEEK!
TBB BATMAN NEWS & REVIEWS: This past week could have been called The LEGO Batman Movie week. Here is your LEGO news, Batman takeover edition!
- TBB review of The LEGO Batman Movie – What did we think of that little LEGO movie that came out this week? Read our review to find out how much we enjoyed the man in black.
- Review of The LEGO Batman Movie BrickHeadz characters – These cute characters will be available to LEGO VIP-card holders in LEGO stores and the LEGO Shop Online next week.
- Review of The LEGO Batman Movie 70912 Arkham Asylum – Arkham Asylum has never been busier with 12 minifigs to populate the jail, both inside and out.
- LEGO reveals enormous Ultimate Batmobile set coming in June – Get your first look at this beast that splits into four smaller vehicles. And our first ever flying monkey minifigs!
- Free Disco Batman & Tears of Batman minifigs from LEGO – Get two more crazy Batman outfits for free with a purchases $75 of more from LEGO. What a wardrobe!
- The LEGO Batman Movie sets on sale at Amazon – Amazon has some discounted movie tie-in sets to celebrate everything LEGO Batman this week.
TBB NEWS, INSTRUCTIONS & INTERVIWS: There was a little non-Batman related news this week, and the next LEGO movie is on the way.
- The LEGO Ninjago Movie trailer has arrived – Warner Bros. released the first trailer for the next film in the LEGO movie franchise based on the Ninjago product line.
- Instructions to make a LEGO heart-eyed emoji – TBB’s own Iain Heath has instructions to build your favorite Brick-moji just in time for Valentines Day.
- A chat with long-time LEGO fan and mecha builder, Mark Neumann– Known for mechs and space SHIPS, Mark also organized the very first BrickCon.
OTHER NEWS: There was a massive amount of LEGO news from other places around the web this week. Here are a few items we noticed and thought you might enjoy.
- It took over 10,000 bricks to make this LEGO jacket, Gizmodo – The jacket was made for DC Comics president Diane Nelson who wore it to the LEGO Batman movie premiere.
- Your favorite shows are getting the ‘LEGO Batman’ treatment, Mashable – Warner Bro. studios’ billboards of your favorite shows got LEGO makeovers and look better than ever.
- LEGO Boost already has competition from Circuit Cubes, VentureBeat – Tenka Labs revealed their way for kids to build their own smart LEGO-like toys.
- New LEGOLAND Discovery Centre coming to Birmingham, Birmingham Mail– Plans for a new LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Birmingham are set to be approved next week.
- Carlsbad LEGO studio warehouse closes and workers laid off, Coast News – Merlin Entertainment Group will close its studio warehouse in California where a large portion of work with LEGO bricks, design and animation for the LEGOLAND parks is done.
- Huge cannabis factory uncovered at LEGOLAND Windsor, Peterborough Telegraph – Police found 50 marijuana plants in an unused area of the park, ending the week on a high note.
That wraps up BATMAN WEEK! We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming.