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 first week of August 2018.
TBB REVIEWS: A brand new wave of sets means a deluge of set reviews. Here are our initial thoughts about all things Wizarding World, Disney, and Batman-related.
- Feel Guide for LEGO Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Collectible Minifigures – We’ve got your cheat sheet to finding every magical character you could ever want.
- Review of LEGO Fantastic Beasts 75952 Newt’s Case of Magical Creatures – Step aside, LEGO Dimensions. The real Fantastic Beasts sets have arrived at a fantastic price point.
- Review of LEGO Disney BrickHeadz 41624 and 41625 Mickey and Minnie Mouse – Available for $9.99 each, the real question here is why this wasn’t a double pack.
- Review of LEGO 76112 App-Controlled Batmobile – We took the new Batmobile for a spin and put it through its paces to see if the long-awaited set lives up to the hype.
MORE TBB REVIEWS: There were even more reviews this week, including the largest ever Technic set and four new Star Wars sets.
- Review of LEGO Technic 42082 Rough Terrain Crane – This gigantic model comes with 4,057 pieces for $299.99, but does the largest Technic set ever really reach new heights?
- Review of LEGO 75215 Cloud-Rider Swoop Bikes – This new set based on Solo: A Star Wars Story, comes with 355 pieces, three minifigures, two bikes and is available now.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75203 Hoth Medical Chamber – Bacta Tank “near naked” Luke is back in this charming set that packs in many different scenes from Empire Strikes Back.
- Video Review of LEGO Star Wars 75218 X-wing Starfighter – Take a look at our hands on review as we explore the set’s play features and compare it to previous X-wing sets.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75219 Imperial AT-Hauler from Solo – How does the LEGO version of this complicated new cargo vehicle stack up to the real thing?
TBB NEWS: Are you ready for a brand new wave of sets coming in August? We have your early reviews right here to get you ready.
- Redesigned LEGO Architecture 21047 Las Vegas revealed – The Vegas Strip is back, redesigned after the shooting tragedy last year to include the Bellagio rather than Mandalay Bay.
- Instructions to build your own magic wand from Harry Potter – Check out these simple instructions to build a wand, including a very special core.
- Your guide to the 58 new LEGO sets now available – LEGO launched a legion of its latest sets, and this is your guide to every last one, from the new City sets and trains to Unikitty!
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO Batman & Joker Make Turkish Airlines Safety Video Awesome, Screen Rant – Take a look at this new safety video from Turkish Airlines featuring the cast of The LEGO Movie and many other famous (plastic) faces.
- LEGO Executive Speaks on ‘The LEGO Movie’ Sequel, Newsweek –How did The LEGO Movie come to be, and what is in store for our minifigure friends in the sequel?
- A New Billionaire Is on Top in Land Long Crowned by LEGO Wealth, Bloomberg – Louis-Hansen is Denmark’s new No. 1 with $7 billion net worth, though he can’t surpass the combined wealth of the LEGO Group’s first family.