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 August 2021.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS Wow, what a week for LEGO news and reviews! We covered the unveiling of a special LEGO set celebrating 20 years of the Harry Potter theme. We also got to look at advent calenders for several themes, including the first Marvel calendar and City and Friends. There were reviews from the LEGO Star Wars theme, including the Mandalorian fighter, and the armorers forge from the Disney+ hit series, The Mandalorian. Also, we brought the exciting news that the longest-running LEGO fan convention, BrickCon will be in-person again this October.
- [NEWS] LEGO Harry Potter unveils 76391 Hogwarts Icons Collectors’ Edition set — The new set celebrates Harry Potter with several iconic props from the series, including the golden snitch, potion bottles, life-size spectacles, a Hedgwig, a chocolate frog, and an acceptance letter you can write your own name on. It also includes 3 golden collectible Minifigs.
- [NEWS] LEGO City and Friends Christmas Advent Calendar 2021 unveiled — Take a peek at the City and Friends advent calendar sets… Spoilers ahead.
- [NEWS] Bricklink Designer Program is now live with a second round — If you missed out on the first round of the latest fan-designed sets on Bricklink, here’s your chance.
- [NEWS] LEGO® Star Wars Halloween Special announced — Another LEGO Star Wars special will premiere on Disney+ this Halloween.
- [NEWS] LEGO 40450 Amelia Earhart Tribute LEGO VIP Rewards offer — Previously a gift with purchase, you can now redeem your US VIP rewards for this tribute set.
- [REVIEWS] LEGO Star Wars 75316 Mandalorian Starfighter — We reviewed the latest Mandalorian fighter from Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
- [NEWS] BrickCon 2021 LEGO fan convention tickets are now available — After last year’s all-virtual BrickCon, the longest-running LEGO fan convention is back in person this year.
- [REVIEWS] LEGO Ideas 40487 Sailboat Adventure — We reviewed the sailboat adventure gift with purchase set from LEGO Ideas
- [NEWS] LEGO 2021 Summer sets now available for sale — The latest line of summer sets recently announced is now on sale.
- [REVIEWS] LEGO Star Wars 75319 The Armorer’s Mandalorian Forge — Check out our review of the Mandalorian armorers forge, with two new exclusive Minifigs, and a bunch of blue candle parts.
- [NEWS] LEGO 76196 Marvel Advent Calendar 2021 unveiled — We got our first look at the new Marvel advent calendar… Spoilers ahead.
- LEGO Volkswagen T2 Camper Van | LEGO Designer Interview 10279 – [Youtube.com] — Check out the video interview with the folks that brought us the new Volkswagen T2 Camper van.