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 December 2018.
TBB LEGO SET REVIEWS: 2019 is just around the corner and a whole slew of new LEGO sets are coming with it. Check out our early look at these new LEGO sets.
- Review of LEGO Overwatch 75953 D.Va and Reinhardt – One of six Overwatch sets that will ship Jan. 1, this set comes with two mechs, two minifigures and 455 pieces for $39.99.
- Review of LEGO Technic 42096 Porsche 911 RSR – LEGO is going back to the Porche with this 1,580-piece set, available Jan. 1 for $149.99.
- Review of LEGO Speed Champions 75894 1967 Mini Cooper S Rally and 2018 MINI John Cooper Works Buggy – Cutest Mini Coop ever? We think so!
- Review of LEGO BrickHeadz 40354 Dragon Dance Guy – This festive BrickHeadz includes 170 pieces, retails for $9.99 and will be available in the new year.
- Book Review of The LEGO Zoo by Jody Padulano – Check out how to make some awesome animals in our review of this zany zoo book.
- Product Review of LEGO Minifigures Display Case – This case can hold up to 112 minifigures!
- First Captain Marvel LEGO set officially revealed – 76127 Captain Marvel and The Skrull Attack includes 307 pieces, a ship, and minifigures of Captain Marvel, Nick Fury, and a Skrull.
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:
- Emmet’s Holiday Party, YouTube – The whole gang from The LEGO Movie is back and up to some holiday antics in this short movie (almost a trailer).
- Building a better LEGO, CBS News – Soren Kristiansen and his team at LEGO have been testing hundreds of plant-based and recycled materials in search of a suitable substitute.
- LEGO Seeks to Halt Walmart Holiday Sales of Competing Figurines – Bloomberg, Danish firm says Zuru’s “Max Build More” toys sold at WalMart copy its designs.
- People Are Posting ‘Illegal’ Lego Building Techniques And They Are Actually Genius, BoredPanda – Most of these aren’t “illegal” but they are still interesting.