In addition to some of 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 second week of May 2017. (Shout-out to all the moms out there!)
TBB NEWS, REVIEWS & INSTRUCTIONS: This week we reviewed a massive rocket, got a sneak peek at some upcoming sets, and learned that no one keeps Unikitty in a corner.
- LEGO Ideas 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V Review —The Saturn V is the largest Ideas set produced to date, clocking in at a massive 1,969 pieces in an homage to Apollo 11. When countdown ends and the rocket set launches on June 1, 2017, it will retail for $119.99.
- LEGO Star Wars summer 2017 wave official set images revealed — Rathtars, Quadjumpers and Freemakers, oh my! Check out the new Star Wars sets, including a new crisp Anakin!
- Summer 2017 LEGO City sets revealed — LEGO City is going beyond the borders of the town to explore the depths of the jungle, the deep sea and a few beaches.
- LEGO Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 The Milano 30449 mini set review — From now until May 19, if you buy over $35 of LEGO from the LEGO Shop Online or a LEGO store, you’ll get the nifty little mini set 30449 The Milano as a free bonus.
- Build your own build your own mini AT-AT — Miro Dudas created a fantastic mini AT-AT with clean lines and almost no visible studs, and we are sharing the instructions to build it!
- Unikitty show coming to Cartoon Network — Cartoon Network and Warner Brothers have now officially announced that The LEGO Movie’s Unikitty is getting her own animated TV show.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: Besides a couple of noticeable pieces of news, this week was pretty uneventful in the LEGO themed part of the web. Here are the best of the rest.
- From concept art to store shelves: How Lego creates its ‘Star Wars’ toys, CNBC — Get an inside look at how a set like Rey’s speeder goes from a drawing to a set.
- LEGO announces interactive “World of Creativity” experience tour — You are in luck if you living in Savannah GA, Albuquerque NM, Tacoma WA, Boise ID, or Madison WI. This summer LEGO is taking some of it’s fun on the road.
- This LEGO mech suit guy is basically a superhero, Popular Mechanics — Gerry Burrows devoted four months to building a lifesize Lego mech suit out of 30,000 bricks.