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 last week of February.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: The week was light on news, but after such frantic last week, we don’t mind. We still have some reviews, an interview and a guest post for your reading pleasure.
- 2017 Toy Fair New York roundup and inside look at LEGO’s booth – TBB’s own Chris Malloy reflects on the New York Toy Fair and shares some hands-on insight on what’s to come.
- First look at LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17 at Toy Fair – Get your first look at the box for the next series of Collectible Minifigures (CMF) from the New York Toy Fair.
- Review of LEGO Technic 42063 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure – This 603-piece BMW beauty is the first licensed Technic motorcycle ever released and is a bargain.
- Review of LEGO Speed Champions 2016 Ford GT & 1966 Ford GT40 – These are truly stellar cars, with a new part and a great selection of other parts at a low price-per-parts ratio.
- Interview with builder Anu Pehrson about Architecture and Al Pacino – We talk with Anu about her beautiful architectural builds and getting involved in the LEGO community.
- LEGO on display at Emerald City Comicon 2017 in Seattle next week – Come see TBB’s display and many more pop culture-themed creations at Emerald City Comicon.
- LEGO 3.18 mm connection analysis by New Elementary – Here’s an in-depth article about unique 3.18 mm connections from Tim Johnson originally appeared at New Elementary.
- Amazon sales on Ninjago’s Temple of Airjitzu, Star Wars, Technic, Elves and More – This week there are several deals on Amazon worth knowing about.
OTHER NEWS: There was a little LEGO news from other places around the web this week. Here are a few items we noticed and thought you might enjoy.
- Watch a LEGO genius build a machine that makes paper airplanes, BGR – Brazilian designer Arthur Sacek builds a robot capable of folding and launching a paper airplane.
- How LEGO built brand trust, brick by brick, AdWeek via Huffington Post – LEGO has built a multi-dimensional brand that communicates this is something you can trust in.
- 21-year-old man cremated in giant LEGO brick, AOL – Losing a loved one is never easy, but a family of a deceased LEGO fan honored his life in a unique way.
- How Warner Bros. and LEGO sold a comedy about a humorless vigilante, Ad Age – Batman is typically dark, so how is one of the best comedies of the year based on him?
That’s your Brick Report for the week. See you next month!