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 first week of February 2021.
We get some hands on time with the epic new Ninja City Gardens set! Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: This week we discovered the finalists in the LEGO Ideas LEG0 90th Anniversary Set vote, got a look at the next two LEGO Ideas sets going in to production, checked out some new Star Wars, Monkie Kid & Technic sets, and more!
- LEGO Ideas fan results – Bionicle, Classic Space and Pirates shortlisted for LEGO 90th Anniversary Set – The winners of phase one are announced and one step closer for either one of these themes to be revived for the 90th Anniversary set – Bionicle, Classic Space, Pirates and Castle Who will you vote for?
- 7 new LEGO Monkie Kid sets revealed for Spring 2021 – The Spring 2021 wave of Monkie Kid sets has just been revealed! With 3 sets over 1,000 pieces, there’s a lot to look at here.
- Hands-on with LEGO 71741 Ninjago City Gardens, the biggest Ninjago set ever [Review] – LEGO’s new Ninjago City Gardens (71741) is the fifth-largest LEGO set ever. We’re bringing you a hands-on review to see if this massive set is worth the money! (spoiler alert: it is)
- New LEGO Star Wars revealed including the Imperial Shuttle, AT-AT vs Tauntaun Microfighter and a Resistance X-Wing – We have a closer look at the new Star Wars releases for 2021 including an Imperial Shuttle, Microfighter and a 4+ X-Wing set.
- LEGO Gift With Purchase (GWP) offers for Week 1 February 2021 – Here’s the latest update for February on the current Gift With Promotion (GWP) items and the VIP Redemption points update.
MORE TBB NEWS & INSTRUCTIONS
- Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night has been selected to be the next LEGO Ideas set – Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night by Truman Cheng will be made into an official LEGO set.
- LEGO Ideas Sonic Mania Green Hill Zone to be next fan-designed set – LEGO Ideas has revealed the results of the first 2020 Ideas projects review, and Sonic has won the race to become the next official LEGO Ideas set!
- LEGO Brick Sketches Mickey (40456) and Minnie (40457) Mouse revealed – We get a first look at the latest lineup for LEGO Brick Sketches – featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
- LEGO Ideas 21325 Medieval Blacksmith available for sale on 1st February – The LEGO Medieval Blacksmith IDEAS set goes on sale on 1st Feb. If it’s something you’ve been eyeing, grab them early!
- Build your own LEGO Cahuil gull [Instructions] – In just 72 pieces, Luis Peña García (@_luispg_) creates a beautiful Cahuil gull, also known as the Brown-hooded gull found in South America.
- New LEGO Technic product pictures: 42120 Rescue Hovercraft and 42121 Heavy Duty Excavator – Product pictures of two more LEGO Technic sets, 42120 Rescue Hovercraft and 42121 Heavy Duty Excavator, appeared on JB Spielwaren’s website. Both sets will be available starting March 1.
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:
- LEGO Group joins forces with European Commission by signing up to the Green Consumption Pledge: a pilot initiative on climate action, LEGO.com – The LEGO Group has joined the European Commission’s new Green Consumption Pledge pilot initiative
- Episode 53 – Talking with Lego artist Nathan Sawaya about heroes, dreams and inspiration, The Geek Of Steel – An podcast interview with LEGO artist, Nathan Sawaya.
- The people wanted LEGO bike lanes, and LEGO is finally listening, The Verge – The quest to get one of the most popular toymakers in the world to make a little space for bicycles.