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 January 2019.
Eighteen builders spent more than 2,000 hours hand-selecting and placing each of the 334,544 pieces in this LEGO Chevy Silverado. Read on to find out more.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: The LEGO Movie 2 is storming into theaters soon, and we have some Star Wars and BrickLink news for you too.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75225 Elite Praetorian Guard Battle Pack – Read to find out how these figures differ from their previous iterations and why is there a stormtrooper.
- First eight finalists of LEGO and BrickLink’s AFOL Designer Program revealed – Which of these projects from the AFOL Designer Program are you most interested in?
- The LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures series unveiled, available Feb. 1 – The collectible minifigure series from The LEGO Movie 2 has been unveiled in detail. including a trip down the yellow brick road.
- 70840 Welcome to Apocalypseburg from The LEGO Movie 2 is now available – This 3,000-piece post apocalyptic product is an impressive motion picture mammoth of a set, and is available for purchase today.
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:
- Chevy uses 300,000 LEGO pieces to construct full-size pickup truck, GeekWire – What was the most common brick used in making this 3,307-pound vehicle? The red 2×8 brick.
- The Hot New Asset Class Is LEGO Sets, Bloomberg – In a paper titled “LEGO — The Toy of Smart Investors,” 2,300 sets sold from 1987 to 2015 are analyzed to measure their price-return.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes star appearance in Lego Movie 2, USA Today – DC Super Heroes will be making cameos in the film, but now the US Supreme Court is in da’ house.
- The People From The LEGO Movie 2 Really, Desperately Want You To Like Their New Song, Gizmodo – Good luck not getting this song stuck in your head.