The LEGO Marvel exclusive set for San Diego Comic-Con 2019 has been revealed to be a 271-piece set which will be retailing at the convention for USD $45 and only available to those who win it at the Exclusives Portal Lottery. 77902 Captain Marvel and the Asis includes a minifigure of Captain Marvel, Maria Rambeau and Goose, the Flerken and a build of the Asis ship.
Last week, LEGO announced the biggest set yet in the Jurassic World license, 75936 Jurassic Park: T. rex Rampage. While most of the LEGO Jurassic World theme has centered around the new films starring Chris Pratt, this is the second time LEGO has revisited the 1993 Spielberg classic film, following 75932 Jurassic Park Velociraptor Chase last year. With 3,120 pieces, this new set banks on scale with a huge Tyrannosaurus Rex and Jurassic Park gate, which are much larger than minifigure scale. In addition to our usual review, we also had the chance to speak to LEGO Senior Designer Mark Stafford about the set. T. rex Rampage will retail for US $249.99 | CAN $299.99 | UK £219.99 beginning June 19th for LEGO VIPs, with general availability beginning July 1st.
In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the third week of June.
This past week’s news was dominated by Star Wars and dinosaurs, from video game announcements to large collectible sets depicting major movie moments. Go back to a galaxy far, far away, hold on to your butts, and read on for more information!
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS:
- LEGO reveals 75936 Jurassic Park T-Rex Rampage featuring the largest dinosaur ever in an official set — LEGO fans are finally getting an amazing brick-built T-Rex, and new minifigs from Jurassic Park.
- LEGO 75936 Jurassic Park: T-Rex Rampage designer video — Watch Mark Stafford, the designer behind the newest exclusive LEGO set, sharing more details about the product and design process.
- LEGO Star Wars 75244 Tantive IV [Review] – We reviewed the latest addition to the large scale Star Wars vehicle collection.
- New Lego Star Wars video game: The Skywalker Saga revealed at E3 – The upcoming LEGO Star Wars game will cover the entire 9 movie Skywalker Saga.
- LEGO reveals 12 new sets from Speed Champions, The LEGO Movie 2, and Technic – Keep your shopping list updated as more excellent LEGO sets are coming this summer and fall.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
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Earlier this week LEGO pulled the wraps off the biggest Jurassic World set yet, a throwback to the 1993 classic movie that started the franchise, 75936 Jurassic Park: T. rex Rampage. Today LEGO is giving fans an inside look at the set with a video interview with Mark Stafford, the set’s designer.
With a whopping 3,120 pieces, the set includes the largest dinosaur LEGO’s ever created. The set will retail for US $249.99 | CAN $299.99 | UK £219.99 beginning June 19th for LEGO VIPs, with general availability beginning July 1st.
Watch the full video below, and look out for our full review of this set soon.
Today, LEGO revealed for the first time the rest of the summer and early fall 2019 sets across a variety of themes. The sets were published in a Dutch edition of the July-December official product catalog (as of now the link leads to the January-June 2019 product catalog; please see update at the end of the post). The newly revealed sets span Disney’s Frozen, Speed Champions, The LEGO Movie 2, Minecraft, and Technic. The standouts are the new Technic sets, including 42100 Liebherr R 9800, a model of one of the world’s largest mining excavators. The enormous set will be app controlled, and includes a whopping 7 Powered Up! motors. There’s no word on specific pricing or part counts yet, but we’ll be sure to bring you that info when it’s available. Check out the new sets below.
Welcome… to LEGO Jurassic Park. LEGO has officially revealed 75936 Jurassic Park: T. rex Rampage, a behemoth of a set towering nearly a foot and a half high and clocking in at 3,120 pieces. The set comes with the largest brick-built dinosaur ever released in an official LEGO set–a gigantic Tyrannosaurs Rex–along with the iconic front gate to Jurassic Park and six minifigures including John Hammond, Ian Malcolm, Ellie Sattler, Alan Grant, Ray Arnold and Dennis Nedry.
Hold on to your lightsabers, padawans, TT games has announced an all new Lego Star Wars game, The Skywalker Saga, at this year’s Microsoft XBox E3 press conference. Not merely a rehash of past games, this will be an all-new experience that spans all nine Star Wars movies including the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. It boasts over 100 playable characters and the ability to drop into the story at any point you wish.
“LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga marks our return to the franchise that kicked off the LEGO video game series. The game will give fans an all-new LEGO Star Wars experience with complete freedom to explore the LEGO Star Wars galaxy,” said Tom Stone, managing director of TT Games. “It was an absolute pleasure to be part of the launch of the original LEGO Star Wars game and it’s equally exciting to now move the series forward and help create a new era of LEGO Star Wars games.”
“With the Skywalker saga coming to an end, we wanted to give fans the ultimate Star Wars video game experience with all the humor and charm that is uniquely LEGO,” said Douglas Reilly, vice president, Lucasfilm Games. “LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will bring to life all those Star Wars adventures remembered and undiscovered in an epic culmination of all nine saga films as fans celebrate the closing of this chapter in Star Wars.”
Check out the trailer and more screenshots from the game below. Continue reading
In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the second week of June 2019.
LEGO announced a new upcoming theme this week, but can you guess what it is? Read on to find out more.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS: The space theme continues for another week with a new Ideas set announced and an adorable gift with purchase.
- Review of LEGO Creator Expert 10266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander – The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing has arrived, but how does the set compare?
- International Space Station voted as winner of LEGO Ideas Extraordinary 10 Year Anniversary Fan Vote – The project by LEGO fan and builder XCLD got 45.6% of the votes.
- LEGO Ideas 40335 Space Rocket Ride available now free with purchase – For the first time ever, LEGO is giving away an Ideas set as a gift with purchase. Don’t miss out!
- LEGO Minions are coming in 2020 – The next movie about the Minions will have a dedicated line-up of LEGO products.
- LEGO Space Trivia and History: Take a look back at one of the most stellar LEGO themes – How well do you know your LEGO Space facts?
- A picture’s worth a thousand bricks – vintage LEGO photography – Travel back in time with some fun vintage LEGO photographs, and share your own!
- Astounding LEGO Super Chief train up for charity auction – Tony Sava’s stunning Santa Fe railroad model is up for charity auction at Brickworld in Chicago.
Who is more curious, the flock of crazy LEGO birds or the bemused kitty? Whatever the answer Morlon Empire’s build has me grinning from ear to ear. Working from a single seed part, in this case a banana that doubles as a beak, he’s created an expressive feathered character. They look fabulous en masse with their necks craning at different angles. Morlon deserves a feather in his cap for creating such an amusing scene from such a simple idea and only a handful of bricks.
LEGO’s latest Ideas set, 40335 Space Rocket Ride, is now available as a free gift with orders over $99 USD from the LEGO Shop Online. Of course, it won’t be too difficult to find things to fill your cart, as 75810 Stranger Things The Upside Down (US $199.99 | CAN $269.99 | UK £179.99) is now widely available, and 10266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander (US $99.99 | CAN 139.99 | UK £84.99) has just released, each of which will qualify for the promotion by themselves. The Lunar Lander also includes an embroidered mission patch commemorating the lander in LEGO form.
Of course, that’s not all that’s new today. The Lady Liberty BrickHeadz is available now, and there are also a series of new minifigure packs for the summer waves of LEGO themes, if you want to bulk up on some extra minifigures. Check out all the new sets below. Continue reading
The Super Chief was the flagship of the Santa Fe Railway. During the 30s and 40s it earned the nickname “The Train of the Stars” by hauling Hollywood celebrities from Chicago to Los Angeles, and becoming almost as famous as its passengers. Tony Sava has put together a formidable LEGO version of this iconic train, and has decided to auction it off for charity at Brickworld 2019 in Chicago. The 8-wide locomotive is a beast, beautifully detailed, fitted with Power Functions motors, and features smart custom stickers to recreate the Santa Fe livery. It’s a lovely model, and a lovely gesture for it to be donated to a charity auction — I hope it raises a caboose-load of cash.
The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the LEGO Ideas Extraordinary 10 Year Anniversary Fan Vote is the International Space Station by XCLD.