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LEGO reveals 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City, the first set in the Star Wars Master Builder Series [News]

LEGO Star Wars is returning to the planet Bespin with 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City, a 2,812-piece playset based off memorable scenes from The Empire Strikes Back. The set includes a whopping 18 minifigures, two droids, and two vehicles: Boba Fett’s Slave I ship and a twin-pod Cloud Car. The set is also the first in the newly revealed LEGO Star Wars Master Builder Series.

Betrayal at Cloud City will hit stores on October 1st for $349.99 USD, and will be available early for LEGO VIP members beginning September 13 at the LEGO Store Online.


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Updated edition of The LEGO Book from DK will come with an exclusive LEGO 2×4 printed brick [News]

Global publisher DK, known for its releases of LEGO-themed reference books like Ultimate LEGO Star Wars and LEGO DC Superheroes: Build Your Own Adventure, today announces their next special edition book — an updated edition of The LEGO Book. The 280-page book will celebrate both the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick and the 40th anniversary of the LEGO minifigure, and will guide its readers through the incredible story of the world’s most famous toy manufacturer.

Besides being updated with pictures and facts on the latest LEGO themes and products, The LEGO Book will include stories about how some fan creations have become official LEGO products though the LEGO Ideas program, and much more. Moreover, the book will come with an exclusive, red 2×4 LEGO brick featuring an outline of the LEGO brick design and the dates 1958 and 2018, symbolising a piece of the company’s heritage.

The LEGO Book will be available starting October 4, 2018 and will retail at £18.99 in the UK.

You can read the full press-release below.

Exclusive LEGO® brick reveal

DK is proud to reveal an exclusive 60th anniversary printed LEGO brick which will be part of the new edition of The LEGO® Book, publishing on 4th October 2018.

This special edition of The LEGO Book has been fully updated and expanded to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the brick and the 40th anniversary of the LEGO Minifigure.

The exclusive red brick includes the dates 1958 and 2018 printed in white, plus the outline of the LEGO brick design. The book features information on how LEGO bricks are made, the LEGO brand plus spreads on how amazing fan creations have become real life LEGO sets, plus more more.

The LEGO Book and exclusive brick have been created in full collaboration with the LEGO Group and is a must-have book for any fan, collector, adult, or child wanting more information on the heritage of this much loved brand.

Exclusive interviews with LEGO designer and Aston Martin Creative Director at London LEGO Creator Expert 10262 James Bond DB5 set launch event [News]

Earlier this morning, The Brothers Brick attended what was supposed to be a top-secret launch event at LEGO’s flagship UK store in Leicester Square, London. The silver Aston Martin DB5 parked outside the main entrance was a bit of a giveaway that today was all about the new Creator Expert 10262 James Bond DB5 set.

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10262 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 revealed as next LEGO Creator Expert vehicle, available starting today [News]

The time in London is 10:07 AM, a fitting moment to launch the newest LEGO Creator Expert vehicle: the 10262 James Bond Aston Martin DB5. The iconic car from Goldfinger includes 1,290 pieces and a multitude of hidden spy features fitting “Bond, James Bond.” The set is available for purchase starting today at $149.99 USD for LEGO VIPs, with general availability beginning August 1.

The Brothers Brick will have complete coverage from the launch event in London and our in-depth review of the set coming later today, but we have all the information, photos, and video you need right here for an early look.

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76115: Spider-Man Mech vs. Venom Mech unveiled as latest LEGO Marvel Super Heroes playset [News]

LEGO just announced the 76115: Spider-Man Mech vs. Venom Mech playset. It is slated to launch later this year on December 1 with a piece count of 604 and priced at $49.99.

The press release is included below:


76115: Spider-Man Mech vs. Venom Mech
Launching: December 1, 2018
Piece Count: 604
Age: 8+
SRP: $49.99

Stage an awesome mech battle between Spider-Man and Venom!

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  • Includes 4 minifigures: Spider-Man, Ghost Spider, Venom and Aunt May.
    Spider-Man Mech features an opening minifigure cockpit, poseable joints, shooter to fire tech spider or web elements, and a gripping claw with attachment points for alternative web elements.
  • Venom Mech features a minifigure cockpit, poseable joints, a long tongue, and gripping claws to grab minifigures.
  • Also includes Ghost Spider’s ‘hoverboard’ with 2 stud shooters and a translucent flame exhaust element, plus 9 assorted new-for-December-2018 web elements to customize your builds, minifigures and weapons.
  • Accessory elements include the Aunt May with ice cream.
  • The Spider-Man, Venom and Aunt May minifigures are new for December 2018.

First look at the The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part sets [News]

As we learned from The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part trailer, life has put Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to the test. To handle the new challenges the team needs some top-notch vehicles and devices! LEGO has just teased three of the upcoming The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part sets, and they look as awesome as one can only imagine, and they will be revealed in-person at San Diego Comic-Con.

Update 07/13/18 – We’ve updated this article with additional information and images provided directly to us by LEGO.

70829 Emmet and Lucy’s Escape Buggy | $49.99

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Black Lightning revealed as another San Diego Comic-Con 2018 LEGO exclusive minifigure [News]

The DC Comics exclusive minifigure for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 has been revealed to be Black Lightning, based off of the new CW show of the same name. The exclusive follows up the Comic-Con Atom minifigure from Legends of Tomorrow released two years ago.

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Sheriff Deadpool Minifigure revealed as San Diego Comic-Con 2018 LEGO exclusive [News]

The Marvel exclusive minifigure for San Diego Comin-Con 2018 has been revealed to be Deadpool, disguised as a sheriff sporting a mustache and a tan Cowboy hat, which is a new part released with the recent Minifigure Collectible Series 18 Cowboy Costume Guy. It follows up last year’s Comic-Con exclusive Deadpool Duck minifigure.

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Third San Diego Comic-Con 2018 LEGO exclusive revealed as Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp [News]

The third and final set out of the three VHS-boxed-exclusives has been revealed and it is not a surprise to see a Marvel franchise attached to the theme. Ant-Man is featured as a bust together with a Wasp minifigure from the upcoming movie, emerging out of the bay in Giant-Man form (as seen in the trailers).


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Giant 2,300-piece LEGO Ideas 21311 Voltron: Defender of the Universe set revealed [News]

First announced as a forthcoming set nearly a year ago, LEGO is finally taking the wraps off its newest crowd-sourced kit, 21311 Voltron. Based on both the iconic 1980s animated television show of the same name and its subsequent modern-day reboot by DreamWorks, the set will feature five robotic lions who can combine into the super robot Voltron. With 2,321 pieces, the massive mech will be the largest Ideas set to date, easily outpacing the Old Fishing Store and NASA Apollo Saturn V. The set will be on sale briefly at San Diego Comic-Con next month, then will be available to LEGO VIP members beginning July 23, before being widely available August 1. Voltron will retail for $179.99 USD.

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New LEGO Wizarding World of Harry Potter collectible minifigures series revealed [News]

The ever-popular Collectible Minifigures are back, and this time they’re headed for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Announced today, LEGO’s newest line adds 22 characters from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, joining BrickHeadz like Harry and Hedwig and traditional sets like the Quidditch Match. Although many of the characters have appeared in previous sets, each character features an all-new design with detailed printing, making the familiar wizards and witches look better than ever before. As with previous series, 71022 Wizarding World of Harry Potter Minifigures Series will come in blind bags for $3.99 each. They’ll be available August 1. Check out all the individual characters below.

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LEGO DC Super Heroes 76117 Batman Mech vs. Poison Ivy Mech revealed [News]

Today LEGO announced a new set in the DC Super Heroes lineup, featuring Batman duking it out with Poison Ivy and a new-to-LEGO supervillain, Firefly. 76117 Batman Mech vs. Poison Ivy Mech is slated to be on display at next month’s San Diego Comic-Con. However, the set won’t be available to purchase for another 6 months, going on sale Jan. 1, 2019.

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