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 last week of April 2020.
May the 4th is just around the corner and new Star Wars sets are hitting the shelves. Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS: This week saw several new sets being announced from Wonder Woman to Harry Potter and Minions. PLUS: Star Wars fever heats up with the imminent arrival of May the 4th!
NEW ARRIVALS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
- Six new LEGO Harry Potter sets revealed for summer 2020 with centaurs, Hogwarts expansion, buildable Hedwig and more – The LEGO Wizarding World is expanding with six new Harry Potter sets coming this summer.
- 76157 Wonder Woman vs. Cheetah now available from LEGO – This golden set based on Wonder Woman 1984 is now available from LEGO.
- LEGO Minions sets now available including brick-built Stuart, Kevin and Bob – These brick-built Minions are now available from LEGO, with bananas included!
- LEGO and Universal Music Group to create music-based toys – LEGO and Universal Music Group are about to make sweet music with a full lineup of sets headed our way.
- LEGO Star Wars UCS A-wing Starfighter now available with other May the Fourth deals – LEGO’s Star Wars Day celebrations start now with the new UCS A-wing, a Death Star II Battle gift-with-purchase, and double VIP points through May the Fourth.
- First look at the LEGO 75288 AT-AT from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – We get a first look at the new lineup to come with the reveal of the LEGO Star Wars AT-AT from Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the movie release.
- LEGO Star Wars 40407 Death Star II Battle is this year’s May the Fourth giveaway – LEGO is giving away the Death Star II Battle starting tomorrow. But is it worth spending $75 to get the promotion? We’ve got a hands-on look to find out!
- LEGO Star Wars helmets: 75274 TIE Pilot, 75276 Stormtrooper, & 75277 Boba Fett [Review] – We’re checking out the new LEGO Star Wars buildable helmets to see how they stand up. Read our full hands-on review to see all in the ins and outs of these cool prop models.
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:
- IBM Engineer Builds $300 Microscope Using LEGO, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi, Interesting Engineering – IBM Research engineer Yuksel Temiz developed a $300 modular and motorized microscope that combines his three favorite hobbies: Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and LEGO.
LEGO, Amazon, Lexus & Nivea Top List As Best Global Brands For Customers, Bandt.com.au – Across the world are globally renowned brands that people recognise and love. But how good are the world’s most valuable brands when it comes to customer service?