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 second week of July 2017.
TBB NEWS: The summer is certainly here because this was an extremely slow news week. But we have an imaginative ad campaign, a LEGO meme investigation and the second Comic-con exclusive revealed, just for you.
- Quarter of a million brick LEGO McLaren 720S goes from zero to ABS in 2000 hours — Built by the team at Bright Bricks, this 720S McLaren comprises a staggering 280,000 bricks and took a team of six builders over 2,000 hours.
- An investigation into the origins of the LEGO Foot Soldier comic — Where did this painfully well-known LEGO meme originate? We’ve found the creator, Lim Heng Swee based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: This week had a few other interesting LEGO-related news articles, so here are the best of the rest.
- The Story Behind LEGO’s Brilliant Print Ads From the Cannes Festival, AdWeek — LEGO makes some of the most delightful advertising around, and this series of print ads from Ogilvy Bangkok are just about perfect, from concept to execution.
- Supergirl and Martian Manhunter BrickHeadz Exclusives Coming to Comic-Con, Comicbook.com— Behold the second exclusive Comic-con set you’ll have a very hard time getting, available for purchase at the convention if you win a random drawing.