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Alexander Alekseev is an active member of the Russian LUG since 2007. Linguist by education, he believes that LEGO pieces are the most effective mean of self-expression and communication between people.

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LEGO Ninjago Summer 2022 sets revealed [News]

German toy retailer JB Spielwaren has also shared product images of the upcoming LEGO Ninjago Summer sets. At least nine new products will hit store shelves in June, with probably some polybags or gift sets to follow. As usual, each new wave explores new bold designs and brings a ton of minifigures for battle scenes. Check out all the new sets down below.

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LEGO ART 31206 Rolling Stones revealed online [News]

German toy retailer Taschengelddieb has just published the first official product picture of the next LEGO ART set, 31206 Rolling Stones. A 1998-piece brick-build Hot Lips logo is a very unusual LEGO model, targeted at the rock band’s most devoted fans. The set will go on sale on June 1, for EUR 149,99 (in Europe). Other regional prices are yet to be announced.

New LEGO City 2022 summer sets explore farming and retail [News]

According to the product images revealed by German toy-retailer JB Speilwaren, this summer LEGO City is revisiting local farms — and it’s all about fresh and healthy produce. Four new sets ranging from a tiny one to a solid city building, re-introduce farming with lots of new animal figures. There is a bunch of highlights, with one being a full-size grocery store.

60344 Chicken Coop | 101 pieces | EUR 9.99

60345 Vegetable Delivery Truck | 310 pieces | EUR 29.99

60346 Farm with Animals | 210 pieces | EUR 49.99

60347 Supermarket | 404 pieces | EUR 59.99

Downtown Noodle Shop and Viking Ship open LEGO Creator summer line-up [News]

Official product pictures of the first two LEGO Creator summer sets were published by German online retailer JB Spielwaren. The sets continue the sub-themes introduced earlier, with the 31131 Downtown Noodle Shop being an excellent addition to the modular street on budget, while the 31132 Viking Ship is yet another homage to old LEGO original themes. Both sets are slated for June 1, priced at EUR 44,99 and EUR 119,99 respectively. More regional prices are to follow.

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LEGO BrickHeadz 40560 Professors of Hogwarts unveiled [News]

Yet another surprise in today’s avalanche of summer LEGO sets is 40560 Professors of Hogwarts that appeared in the LEGO online shop. A pack of four characters in the format of BrickHeadz adds Professors Snape, McGonagall, Moody, and Trelawny to the collection. The set will go perfectly with other characters, like Albus Dumbledore from LEGO BrickHeadz 41621 set or less friendly-looking characters like Voldemort and Bellatrix from set 40496. The new pack will retail for US $39.99 | UK £39.99 but the release date is yet to be announced.

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LEGO City Summer 2022 train sets revealed [News]

The recently unveiled LEGO City 60336 Freight Train is joined today by two more train-themed sets that appeared on LEGO.com. As a tradition, the cargo train is accompanied by the new 60337 Passenger Express Train. Additionally, the city is finally getting the new station building in the form of the 60335 Train station set. Although based on the existing train system, the sets bring a lot of new play scenarios, with other City sub-themes introduced here and there. All three sets will go on sale on June 1, with prices to be confirmed shortly.

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LEGO Marvel 76217 I am Groot revealed [News]

The next LEGO buildable character, Baby Groot, was revealed online just now. Arguably the cutest Marvel superhero stands over 10.5 in. (26 cm) tall, which is just a couple inches taller than another fan-favorite alien, Baby Yoda from 75318 set. The scene wouldn’t be complete without an iconic accessory from the Guardians of the Galaxy stories, so Groot comes with a 1:1 cassette build. Right now the set is available for pre-order for US $54.99 | CAN $69.99 | UK £44.99 and will ship from August 1, 2022.

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LEGO Muppet Collectible Minifigures revealed [News]

The long-awaited and actively discussed Muppets Collectible Minifigure series is finally unveiled online on LEGO’s official social feeds. Consisting of 12 characters, the series will hit shelves on May 1.

As usual, watch out for our review of the new minifigures here on The Brothers Brick. For now, LEGO has only shared first promo images, with high-quality product images to follow.

Check out more info and pictures of the new figures below, and don’t miss these other upcoming LEGO sets for Spring and Summer 2022:

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LEGO Brick Sketches 40535 Iron Man and 40536 Miles Morales revealed [News]

One of LEGO’s secondary product lines, Brick Sketches, has just got two new products. Revealed online, it’s 40535 Iron Man and 40536 Miles Morales, which are brick-built portraits of two major Marvel superheroes. Both sets go on sale on April 1, for US $16.99, or £14.99.

Check out more info and pictures of the set below, and don’t miss the other new LEGO sets for Spring 2022:

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LEGO announces The Goat Boat from Thor: Love and Thunder [News]

Today, LEGO reveals online a new Marvel Super Heroes set, 76208 The Goat Boat. Inspired by the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder movie, the new set brings all the main characters — Thor, Mighty Thor, Valkyrie, Korg, and Gorr — and a massive longboat. The set priced at US $49.99 | CAN $64.99 | UK £44.99, consists of 564 pieces and will go on sale April 26, 2022.

Check out more info and pictures of the set below, and don’t miss the other new LEGO sets for Spring 2022:

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LEGO Technic 42141 McLaren Formula 1 Race Car unveiled [News]

Following an exciting teaser, today, LEGO presents the next Technic licensed set, 42141 McLaren Formula 1 Race Car. Becoming the first open-wheeler in nearly 10 years, the new McLaren’s 2022 F1 car is a massive surprise for all the racing fans. The set features 1,432 pieces and will be available starting March 1 for a hefty price of US $179.99 | CA $239.99 | 179,99 € | AU $279.99.

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Remember to consult the owner’s manual before off-road driving

But seriously, why else would they give you a copy of the owner’s manual with your new car? I guess Stas Revin has carefully studied his copy of the book, as his latest Ford Bronco R is an outstanding LEGO Technic replica of the future Ford truck. Copying the style and livery of the smaller System build from LEGO Speed Champions 76905 Ford GT Heritage Edition and Bronco R, this beast looks a bit insidious. Only after a closer look did I figure out the actual size and scale of this Technic model. With a scale of 1:10, it is powered with four Control+ motors, which is a lot for this model.

If you liked the body and the exterior, you would surely fall in love with the chassis. Powered by four independent countors of tubes, this Bronco can adapt its suspension however you like. It’s a shame Stass opted for third-party tires, but, you know, they say that the tires are 50% of the car’s look. So…