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 third week of March 2018.
TBB NEWS, REVIEWS & INSTRUCTIONS: There were reviews and news a plenty this week, so sit back and relax with our weekly news recap.
- Review of LEGO Marvel 76105 Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition – The set includes 1,363 pieces, an exclusive Iron Man minifigure and is priced at $119.99 USD.
- Review of LEGO Speed Champions 75885 Ford Fiesta M-Sport WRC – The Ford Fiesta kitted out for World Rally Championship racing sells for $14.99 with 203 pieces and a minifig.
- Free LEGO Easter Bunny Hut Promo and Double VIP points – The LEGO store has Double VIP points and a free Easter Bunny minifig with purchases over $35 USD.
- LEGO 2017 Financial Results – Simplified and made easy! – We’ve cut all the jargon to help translate LEGO’s current financial state into some key takeaways.
- Instructions to assemble your own Fåctötum, a robot from IMEA – There is a certain Swedish style to these instructions for your own a robot from Luigi Priori.
- Instructions to build a BrickHeadz leprechaun – TBB writer Daniel Fortine created this set of instructions make a leprechaun for St. Patrick’s Day, BrickHeadz style.
TBB LEGO SET NEWS: Classics are making a comeback, with sets reveals from the original Jurassic Park. The Incredibles, Star Wars, Tron and the Wizarding World.
- Original Jurassic Park LEGO set revealed, along with more from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – A throwback set to the original Jurassic Park has been revealed that includes Dr. Grant, Ellie, Lex, and Tim in an iconic and terrifying scene with a velociraptor.
- LEGO Jurassic World BrickHeadz 41614 revealed – Owen and Blue make their debut in cube form and are as cute as ever.
- Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2 LEGO Juniors sets revealed – The Incredibles are back and each have their own minifigure, including Jack-Jack!
- LEGO Star Wars Han Solo, Range Trooper & Darth Maul buildable figures revealed – These buildable figures are the next in line of classic Star Wars characters.
- First LEGO Fantastic Beasts set revealed as 75951 Grindelwald’s Escape – The set features a Thestral-pulled carriage and minifigs of Grindelwald and Seraphina Picquery.
- LEGO Ideas Tron Legacy lightbikes revealed in teaser trailer – We have your first look at the upcoming LEGO Ideas set based on Tron Legacy.
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:
- Toys ‘R’ Us closings: how Mattel, Hasbro, and LEGO will be affected, Fortune – The bankrupt company told employees it would most likely close all of its 700 or so remaining U.S. stores which accounts for 15% of U.S. toy revenue. How will major toy makers fare?
- LEGO maintains rank as 2nd most highly regarded global company, LEGO.com – For the eighth year, LEGO is ranked in the Top 10 of the Reputation Institute annual survey.
- How I got my dream job at LEGO, Fast Company – Here’s how Dan Winger landed a job as one of the few U.S.-based LEGO designers.