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 second week of September 2021.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS This was a big week for news, reveals, teasers, and reviews from many LEGO themes, from guitars to video games to holiday scenes. Big names like Fender, Mario, Disney, and Star Wars, along with LEGO Ideas. So let’s jump in.
- [NEWS] LEGO reveals 10293 Santa’s Visit for the 2021 Winter Village collection — Santa is coming to bring holiday joy to one lucky family.
- [REVIEWS] LEGO Winter Village Collection 10293: Santa’s Visit — We brave the weather and the holiday crowds to break down all the fun details inn our review of this year’s addition to the winter village.
- [NEWS] LEGO Super Mario 71395 64 Question Block listed online — LEGO has now officially listed the new Mario mystery box online with lots of photos to reveal four detailed game zones, including miniature Mario, Princess Peach, and more.
- [NEWS] LEGO reveals Super Mario Block set on their social feeds — Mario fans get ready for a power-up with the new yellow mystery box with a fold-out surprise.
- [NEWS] LEGO Creator Expert 10293 Santa’s Visit revealed online — The winter village collection set for 2021 was revealed to be a visit from St. Nick himself.
- [REVIEWS] LEGO Creator Expert 10290 Pickup Truck — The latest farm-fresh vehicle from the LEGO Creator series is a hard-working vintage-style pick-up truck in dark red.
- [NEWS] LEGO Ideas officially reveals 21329 Fender Stratocaster buildable guitar — LEGO officially revealed the new Fender Stratocaster guitar set.
- [REVIEWS] We rock out with the LEGO Ideas 21329 Fender Stratocaster Guitar — The legendary rock guitar comes in two color choices, and is packed with great details, including a circuit board for the amp.
- [NEWS] LEGO Mexico teases the new 40478 Mini Disney Castle set — We caught our first peek at the new upcoming microscale Disney castle – so fun.
- [NEWS] LEGO Seasonal 40499 Santa’s Sleigh revealed by online retailer — We covered a cute little set that would go well with any winter village – Santa’s sleigh has lots of fun details.
- [NEWS] 34 LEGO Ideas projects qualify for the second review — Get the details on 34 LEGO Ideas projects that have made it far enough to be considered for that final step in becoming an official set.
- [NEWS] Learn how LEGO UCS Star Wars Republic Gunship was designed in the newest designer interview video — Go behind the scenes on the fan-selected UCS Republic gunship with this LEGO designer video.
OTHER NEWS There wasn’t much other news this week, but we did get a new trailer for the LEGO Star Wars “Terrifying Tales” Halloween special, and LEGO Ideas announced the finalists in their fan-designed puzzle contest.
- LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales | Official Trailer | Disney+ – [Youtube.com] — The latest LEGO Star Wars special is sure to be an instant hit. Keep a lookout for nods and references to classic scary movies and suspenseful thrillers, but with a Star Wars twist!
- FAN VOTE RESULTS – YOU’RE THE FINAL PIECE CONTEST! – [Ideas.lego.com] — The finalists for each contest category were announced… no winners yet, but the entries are all spectacular.