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 second week of January 2018.
TBB REVIEWS: The beginning of the year means new sets to review, and boy do we have some reviews! Which ones are you looking forward to?
- Review of the second LEGO Batman Movie Collectible Minifigure Series – Super friends are family, and we have our thoughts on the whole series, good and bad.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75200 Ahch-To Island Training from The Last Jedi – With Luke Skywalker and Rey, plus an adorable Porg all for $29.99, this set is a must-have.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75201 First Order AT-ST from The Last Jedi – See why we thought this set just didn’t stack up, especially compared to the other Last Jedi sets.
- Review of The LEGO NINJAGO Movie 70632 Quake Mech– This foot-tall mech is rocking with over 1,200 pieces and some nifty building techniques.
TBB NEWS & INSTRUCTIONS: LEGO Ideas made a splash this week and we have some instructions for a slightly sleeker type of ship.
- LEGO Ideas 21313 Ship in a Bottle unveiled, available Feb 1 – Designed by LEGO fan Jacob Sadovich, the set will include 962 pieces and retail for $69.99 USD.
- Final seven new projects from 2017 qualify for LEGO Ideas Review – From a seaside town to Ru Paul, or reading a Christmas story from a pop-up book, here are your Ideas finalists!
- Interview with Matthew Hocker. a LEGO ephemera collector – Matthew hangs onto all the LEGO brochures, postcards and more, and we got a chance to look at it all.
- Instructions to build a microscale Naboo Starfighter – Thanks to Justin Chua, you can build your own microscale Naboo Starfighter, resplendent in its classic yellow and grey colors.
OTHER NEWS: There were a few other LEGO news articles from varying places around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- World’s largest LEGO Millennium Falcon lands in Melbourne, Nine – The display which opened at Legoland Chadstone has been built with a whopping 250,000 bricks.
- A bar built out of LEGO bricks is opening in London and Australia, Food & Wine – Make your reservation for these pop-up bars quick, since the venues hope to provide the ultimate nostalgia trip, bricks and beers included.
- ‘The Toys That Made Us’ season two will feature LEGO, Star Trek and more, Polygon – Netflix’s hit documentary series “The Toys That Made Us” will feature LEGO in season two, according to series creator Brian Volk-Weiss.