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 October 2017.
TBB NEWS: LEGO revealed a massive new
Batman Joker set, and we have your inside scoop to all things LEGO House related. Plus, you could win tickets to BrickCon!
- 70922 The Joker Manor from The LEGO Batman Movie officially revealed — The fourth largest set of the year includes a Joker-ized Wayne Manor, new roller coaster elements, a whopping 3,444 pieces with 10 minifigs. The set will be available on Nov. 24 as part of LEGO’s Black Friday promotions and will retail for $269.99 USD.
- LEGO House opens its doors to the playing public — LEGO House is the newly built LEGO Experience family attraction in the very center of Billund, Denmark. Tickets for the experience zones cost 199DKK/US$31/£23 each for adults and children (free for accompanied children under 2) and are purchased online in advance.
- Exclusive TBB guide to the LEGO House experience — The Brothers Brick flew over to Billund to attend the preview opening to give you a closer look inside the Home of the Brick.
- Instructions to build LEGO House Exclusive Pick-A-Model — Two of the exclusive Pick-A-Model sets available at the LEGO Store within LEGO House are mini fish tanks and we have the instruction so you can build your own.
- New BrickHeadz from The LEGO Ninjago Movie now available — LEGO has released a pair of BrickHeadz characters, 41487 Lloyd and 41487 Master Wu. Both sets, which will only be available through the end of 2017, retail for $9.99 US and are available already.
- Win tickets to the BrickCon 2017 Public Exhibition in Seattle — BrickCon 2017 in Seattle is about a week away, and we are giving away tickets to the public exhibition! Come see the amazing creations that builders from all around the world have brought to BrickCon.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: This week had quite a few other interesting LEGO-related news articles. Here are the best of the rest.
- I Created A Lego CV To Stand Out From Other Resumes. Bored Panda — This industrious job candidate used his design and LEGO skills to create a unique resume.
- Where It’s Made: Visit a Lego Factory, New York Times — Take a 360 degree tour of the LEGO factory in Billund, Denmark.
- Legoland Florida Resort donating 20,000 tickets to Florida kids impacted by Hurricane Irma, Attractions — Legoland Florida Resort will donate 18,000 tickets to the UNICEF Kid Power Schools program and 2,000 tickets to Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs.
- ISIS-inspired fake LEGO pulled from shelves in Singapore, Daily Mail — The sets, which are not linked to LEGO in any way, featured ISIS flags and AK-47s,
- Brick for Brick: How ‘The LEGO Movie’ Franchise Became a Gold Mine of Meta Comedy, MXDWN — In an age where corporate power and consumerism seem to have reached their zenith, maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that one of today’s smartest, most culturally self-aware film franchises is based on a wildly popular children’s toy brand.