Happy holidays to all of our fellow LEGO builders! As is tradition, we at The Brothers Brick will be opening our advent calendars as we count down to Christmas. We’ll also be sharing commentary on each one, which we hope will provide insight and hilarity to your holiday season!
In 2021, we’re seeing the return of Harry Potter, Star Wars, City and Friends as advent calendar sets. Marvel is being introduced as a newcomer to the regular lineup of advent calendars, and boy was it fun to open those. Check out our daily advent build review below, starting with Day 1.
We’ll start with Star Wars: It was easy to recognize this splendid little build of the Razorcrest, first seen in The Mandalorian. It’s kind of chonky. And adorable.
This year’s Harry Potter builds are from The Sorcerer’s Stone (Spoilers: each Harry Potter build is part of a game you can play on the box). The Privet Drive sign with a Hogwarts letter is fun. If you have The Dursley’s House set, this will be a great add-on to it. But blasting off the ground is the real star of today: Tony Stark in an ugly Christmas sweater!
For City and Friends, we opened what looked like a simple bus and a microdoll with a small gift and stocking.
They’re cute, but are they really that fun? Let’s consult with our contributors to see what they thought of Day 1’s advent calendar builds.