In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the last week of November 2017.
TBB SALES & DEALS: From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, we have all the sales and deals you need to know about heading into the holiday season.
- LEGO Batman 70922 Joker Manor now available with Black Friday & Cyber Monday LEGO deals – Joker Manor retails for $269.99 and includes 3,444 pieces with 10 minifigs. LEGO has also discounted a dozen or so sets by 20% or more.
- Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2017 deals on LEGO Star Wars from Amazon.com – The discounted sets include several of the new sets from The Force Awakens, along with a significant number of other 2017 sets. Follow this link to check out all of the deals for yourself.
- Amazon UK Black Friday LEGO Deals up to 50% savings on Star Wars, Technic, Minecraft, Friends, Superheroes – We thought it would be useful to give a quick summary of some of the best deals out there for our UK-based LEGO fans.
- Citizen Brick launches new “Eks Files” minifigs on Black Friday – Citizen Brick will launched their “After Dinner” Black Friday sale with their new Eks Files minifigures.
TBB NEWS: Check out these two things for your festive Christmas tree – one set to display under it and one creation to hang on it.
- Review of 10259 Winter Village Station – With Christmas just around the corner, it is time to build the newest addition to LEGO’s Winter Village line. The set includes 902 pieces, five minifigures, and retails for $79.99 USD.
- Instructions to build a PC Christmas tree ornament – Chris McVeigh is at it again, making brick-built electronics to hang on the Christmas tree.
TBB LEGO SET NEWS: News of all the LEGO sets coming out next year hasn’t slowed down, with Star Wars, City, Minecraft, Architecture and the 60th Anniversary line all being revealed.
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi LEGO sets, constraction figures, and Microfighters revealed – Look out for spoilers because all the movie sets are here, including more Porgs!
- More LEGO City 2018 sets revealed – A month ago we got the first look at some of LEGO’s City 2018 sets, but now we can see the mountain adventures clearly, bees and bears included.
- LEGO Minecraft 2018 sets revealed – Take a look at the new Minecraft animals, including rabbits, donkey, polar bear, chickens, and a brown bear.
- New LEGO Architecture 21039 Shanghai set revealed – The latest LEGO Architecture set depicting Shanghai, China has been revealed, featuring the Longhua Temple, the Bund, the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Center, and the Shanghai Tower.
- LEGO to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2018 by going back to its roots – LEGO will celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary with a new line of classic Creator-style sets focusing on the imagination, with each set featuring a special tile printed with the 60th Anniversary logo.
OTHER NEWS: There was a good amount of LEGO news from other places around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest.
- Daisy Ridley “builds” the Millennium Falcon, NPR – Daisy Ridley, the actress who plays heroine Rey in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, answers fan questions while constructing a LEGO Millennium Falcon.
- LEGO introduces Ralph – a chatbot to help you decide what to buy for Christmas, MobileMarketing – The Ralph ‘giftbot’ guides shoppers through questions – about the age of their child, their play interests etc. – then offers up gift recommendations.
What LEGO has learnt from building a social network for kids, Campaign – LEGO may seem like a brand that can’t put a foot wrong, but it’s had to learn some hard lessons fast since it launched LEGO Life in January.