In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the first week of June 2021.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS We took a look at the newest Creator 3-in-1 set, reviewed Brickheadz 10 years of Ninjago three-pack, and a new wave of Star Wars sets was announced. LEGO is going all-in on inclusion, and we decided the cold never bothered us anyway with the reveal of a new ice palace. And finally, LEGO draws up a new comics deal.
- LEGO Ninjago 40490 BrickHeadz [Review] – We review LEGO’s exclusive “purchase with purchase” as Ninjago’s 10th birthday celebration continues
- 43197 The Ice Castle from Frozen revealed! [News] – You’ll never let it go: LEGO and Disney’s newest, biggest take on Elsa’s palace emerges from the snow!
- Everyone is Awesome Inclusion Interviews [News] – LEGO published a series of interviews with employees and fans from the LGBTQIA+ community
- LEGO Creator 3-in-1 31122 Fish Tank [Review] – 352 colorful pieces become a fish tank, an art easel, and a treasure chest
- The Clone Wars are back…again! [News] – LEGO reveals two new sets based on Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series
- Skybound Entertainment and AMEET Publishing partner up to publish LEGO Comic Books in 2022 [News] – LEGO, Skybound, and AMEET ink a deal for new comics in 2022
OTHER NEWS Our news roundup includes other news from around the world, including an update on LEGO’s learning through play initiatives with game company investments, a how-to on brick cleaning from a newly-minted AFOL, and a look into the life and times of Scottish LEGO designer and LEGO Masters celeb judge Amy Corbett.
- What does Lego look for when investing in game companies?, GamesIndustry – Rob Lowe (not that one) of LEGO Ventures explains the “learning through play” strategy
- Cleaning Grimy LEGO Bricks, Wirecutter — Wirecutter is back with a newbies’ guide to cleaning dirty LEGO
- Building a Career with Amy Corbett, BBC – The LEGO designer and LEGO Masters judge gets profiled.