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 September 2018.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: LEGO Technic proves that you can build anything you dream about, and the 2018 Advent Calendars are now on sale.
- LEGO built a life-size Technic Bugatti Chiron that actually drives – The car is built from a million Technic elements, powered by 2,300 motors, and goes 20 mph.
- LEGO reveals The Simpsons BrickHeadz including Homer and Krusty the Clown – The Simpsons is back in LEGO form, this time as a duo pack of BrickHeadz.
- Review of LEGO Frozen BrickHeadz 41617: Elsa and 41618: Anna and Olaf – “Do you wanna build a snowman?” (Literally, do you want to build one?)
- LEGO Advent Calendars and Hogwarts Castle now on sale – New sets now available include the Hogwarts Castle, LEGO Advent Calendars and Las Vegas Architecture set.
- Instructions to build a LEGO Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman Movie – Check out this guide to build the iconic sleek black Batmobile that you can fit a minifig inside.
- Feature: The minifigure turns 40: a colorful history of LEGO’s most beloved characters – Here at The Brothers Brick, we love minifigures and are excited to share the images and history behind the LEGO Group’s versatile and lovable characters.
- Feature: Brickfair Virginia Vietnam War collaboration – Fourteen builders from six countries collaborated to commemorate the Vietnam War through LEGO bricks.
- Enter Brothers Bricks’ LEGO Harry Potter microscale competition – Show off your stuff and you could win the massive new 71043 Hogwarts Castle.
- LEGO Wants to Completely Remake Its Toy Bricks (Without Anyone Noticing), New York Times – “In essence, the company wants to switch the ingredients, but keep the product exactly the same.”
- LEGO’s plans to build its brand in Hong Kong, Marketing Interactive – Troy Taylor, LEGO’s general manager for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, talks about a brand that has kept children amused and entertained for 86 years
- Making history with LEGO bricks, Guinness World Records – This feature article takes a look at the Guinness World Records of abject that have been made into LEGO sets.
- Age: 43. Hobby: LEGO. Rise of the middle-aged toy fans, BBC – Little is unusual about this imaginative play – except that everyone taking part is middle-aged.