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 fourth week of September 2019.
We take a an in-depth look at the massive Imperial Star Destroyer. Does it measure up? Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS, REVIEWS AND GIVEAWAYS: This week we saw the announcement of three new LEGO Ideas sets, reviewed the Imperial Star Destroyer and saw a slew of new Star Wars sets revealed. Meanwhile, there’s still time to participate in the TBB Banquet project coming up next week at BrickCon 2019!
- The Pirate Bay, 123 Sesame Street, and Playable LEGO Piano projects are the new LEGO Ideas sets – The Pirate Bay project by Bricky_Brick, 123 Sesame Street project by bulldoozer21, and Playable LEGO Piano project by SleepyCow have all been announced to become the next official LEGO Ideas sets.
- New LEGO Star Wars sets announced for Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian – LEGO announces 8 new sets from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Star Wars: The Mandalorian.
- Free tickets to BrickCon 2019 LEGO Exhibition in Seattle [Giveaway] – BrickCon will be in full swing next weekend, so we are giving away some tickets to the LEGO exhibition.
- Announcing the TBB Banquet brick-built food collab for BrickCon 2019 – Do you like brick-built brunches? Studded snacks? How about AFOL appetizers and MOC munchies? Then you’ll want to attend the TBB Banquet!
- LEGO and Amazon launch a Mindstorms voice-powered robotics challenge – LEGO and Amazon are giving away some serious prizes in their Mindstorms voice challenge.
- LEGO Star Wars 75252 Ultimate Collector Series Imperial Star Destroyer [Review] – We take a hard look at the new LEGO Star Wars 75252 UCS Imperial Star Destroyer. Is it more than a big gray wedge?
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:
- A new exhibition features classic art masterpieces recreated with Lego bricks, TimeOut – If you’ve ever wanted to see some of art history’s greatest masterpieces re-imagined in LEGO blocks, now’s your chance: Starting September 28, the New York Hall of Science.
- Interview with Jamie Berard, Design Manager for 10267 Gingerbread House, Brickset – Brickset had an opportunity to speak with Jamie Berard at the Fan Media Days in Billund earlier this year, discussing several Creator Expert sets from 2019.
- The LEGO Group is ranked first place in Corporate Responsibility Study, The LEGO Group – The LEGO Group is ranked first place in Reputation Institute’s 2019 Global Corporate Responsibility Study
- ‘Haunted’ Lego and Fortnite blaster tipped as top Christmas toys, The Guardian UK – Hamleys unveils 10 expected bestsellers amid efforts to mix physical play and internet