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 first week of July 2017.
TBB NEWS: This was the week of the British invasion with the new London Bus alongside a few sets revealed from another summer blockbuster.
- LEGO Creator Expert 10258 London Bus revealed — This 1,686 piece set will be an awesome addition to the LEGO Creator vehicle lineup, taking its place right next to another British icon, the 10242 Mini Cooper, and the spectacular 10253 Big Ben.
- 3 LEGO sets from DC’s upcoming Justice League movie revealed — This year is finally the year for all the big DC superheroes to get together, and LEGO has announced the first three sets from the theme.
- New Elementary LEGO typography competition results — Back in May we told you about the LEGO typography competition taking place over on the LEGO-elements-and-colors-obsessed blog New Elementary. The stunningly creative results are in!
- LEGO Space: ICE Titan – exclusive free download and interview — The Brothers Brick enjoyed the book LEGO Space: Building The Future, and now we have some exclusive content and an interview with the creators.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: This week had a few other interesting LEGO-related news articles, so here are the best of the rest.
- Spider-Man and Venom LEGO BrickHeadz Swinging in to Comic-Con, Hollywood Reporter — Behold the latest exclusive Comic-con sets you’ll have a very hard time getting!
- Building a Statue of Liberty out of LEGO, USA Today — After a mere 292 hours and 125 pounds of plastic bricks, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., has a new Statue of Liberty in its lobby.
- ‘They Love Freedom’: Ai Weiwei On His LEGO Portraits Of Fellow Activists, NPR — Listen to this interview with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei about his LEGO portraits of activism now on display at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C.
- A Brief History of LEGO Hair, Racked — Read how the term “LEGO hair” has affected popular culture and became an entry on the Urban Dictionary.
- 20 Years After the Great Lego Spill, They’re Still Washing Ashore, Inverse — Twenty years later and millions of LEGO pieces are still washing ashore in England.