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 April 2020.
We’ve got the info on all the upcoming summer LEGO Creator sets! Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS, FEATURES AND REVIEWS: This week we saw Universal and LEGO tie the knot (movie wise), learned about an update to the Powered-Up system, revealed the May 4th LEGO Star Wars Gift with Purchase and got touchy-feely with the new Collectable Minifigure set!
- LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71027 Series 20 Feel Guide [Review] – Collectible Minifigures Series 20 is available now! Want to split a case with friends? We’ve got just the thing for you with this handy Feel Guide.
- LEGO and Universal Pictures strike deal for new LEGO movies – LEGO and Universal Pictures will be making more LEGO Movies for the next 5 years, in a new deal that opens the way for movies based on both existing and new franchises.
- It takes all sorts of sorts: LEGO organization and me, Chris Doyle [Feature] – Brothers Brick contributor Chris Doyle (@Whatevscj) takes us through his workspace and sorting strategy.
- LEGO Powered Up update to the community – LEGO shares with the community a message on the Powered Up system and how they’ve been listening to the feedback.
- LEGO Star Wars gift with purchase for May the Fourth revealed as 40407 Death Star II Battle – This exclusive LEGO Star Wars Death Star II Battle set will be available from LEGO May 1-4.
- LEGO Creator Summer 2020 wave features a pirate ship, space rover and camper van – LEGO Pirates are making another comeback in these new Creator 3-in-1 sets coming this summer.
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:
- Huge 3D-printed LEGO go-kart makes you the minifig, Hackaday – The LEGO Technic line is definitely the hacker’s flavor of LEGO.
- NASA and Lego Host ‘Build a Planet’ Challenge, Smithsonian – The event was part of the company’s week of #LetsBuildTogether challenges
- Some Good News (SGN) by John Krasinski, YouTube – Episode 4 starts off with a low-tech stop-motion LEGO opening.