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 full week of May 2021.
A record FIFTY-SEVEN submissions qualified for the latest LEGO Ideas review! Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS: This week LEGO revealed an absolute feast of new sets, including a slew of Speed Champions vehicles as well as a triumphant new wave of BrickHeadz featuring the Duck Tales quack pack, the Wizarding World, Minions, and more!
- Speed Champions 2021 lineup tears up the track! – Get your first look at 9 new vehicles across 6 new sets.
- We review Harry, Hermione, Ron, and Hagrid’s return to BrickHeadz! – The most famous trio of friends in the Wizarding World get reimagined in a new size standard next their half-giant pal.
- Despicable Me prequel Brickheadz reviewed – Minions: The Rise of Gru may not come out till summer 2022, but you can check out two new sets featuring BrickHeadz characters now.
- LEGO Ideas sets a new record – The biggest news of the week is the biggest batch of qualifying submissions in the 10K Supporter club in LEGO Ideas history.
- The Taj Majal hat-trick is completed with our review of the third iteration – This is LEGO’s third version of the famous landmark-this time in the Architecture lineup.
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news tidbits from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- View stop motion animation Medieval Blacksmith contest winners, LEGO Ideas – Check out this delightful video showing the winning submissions to a recent LEGO Ideas animation contest
- Singapore’s Coral Reefs rebuilt…with LEGO, Vice – Marine biologists turn to LEGO pieces and 3D printing to innovate the way coral reefs are revitalized
- LEGO White Noise streaming album’s unique sound, The Guardian – The world’s #1 toy brand has put out the most experimental album of 2021