By now, nearly everyone is familiar with BrickHeadz: the chubby cubic caricatures of various pop culture franchise icons. Introduced in 2016 with four limited edition sets, BrickHeadz didn’t become widely available until last year, but in just that short time the theme has spawned 40 different characters. All BrickHeadz are numbered in the same sequence, regardless of the franchise they belong to, and the lastest lineup of superheroes hail from Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War and are numbered 35-38, slotting in right before Han Solo and Chewbacca that we recently reviewed. The four sets have part counts ranging from 101 to 136, and each retails for $9.99 USD.
Massive new Marvel movie coming out? What better way to celebrate than with a set of teeny-tiny LEGO Avengers? I couldn’t resist giving these guys a go in micro/nanoscale. There’s not that many characters you can reduce to this scale and still keep them immediately recognisable, but the distinctive colour schemes of comic book superheroes make it possible. The model is not quite purist — there was a little bit of cutting involved (HERESY!), and two sections are balanced on each other rather than stuck together. But I think it looks cool so I’m begging forgiveness. (Bonus points for any eagle-eyed commenters out there who can spot which piece I cut…)
In addition to the LEGO Marvel Avengers Infinity War sets that are now available, an additional four BrickHeadz sets from the upcoming mega-blockbuster have been revealed. They include Iron-Man MK50, Thanos, Star-Lord, and Gamora.
These sets will be available April 1st for $9.99 USD each.
Six LEGO sets based on this summer’s upcoming mega-blockbuster Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War are now available in stores and at LEGO online. There are exclusive promos available 3-4th March, including Marvel Artwork and The Guardian’s Ship polybag (30525), which are detailed below. Each Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War set comes with it’s own unique Infinity Gem, so if you want them for Thanos’ gauntlet, you’ll have to collect them all.
76108 Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown – $99.99 USD – 1,004 pieces
76107 Thanos: Ultimate Battle – $69.99 USD – 674 pieces
76103 Corvus Glaive Thresher Attack – $39.99 USD – 416 pieces
76104 The Hulkbuster Smash-Up – $29.99 USD – 375 pieces
76102 Thor’s Weapon Quest – $19.99 USD – 223 pieces
76101 Outrider Dropship Attack – $14.99 USD – 124 pieces
76108 Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown – £89.99 – 1,004 pieces
76107 Thanos: Ultimate Battle – £69.99 – 674 pieces
76103 Corvus Glaive Thresher Attack – £34.99 – 416 pieces
76104 The Hulkbuster Smash-Up – £29.99 – 375 pieces
76102 Thor’s Weapon Quest – £19.99 – 223 pieces
76101 Outrider Dropship Attack – £11.99 – 124 pieces
As the sets are based upon an upcoming movie, be aware that there are potential spoilers in the box art pictured below the jump. Click here to see each of the Avengers: Infinity War sets
After seeing some in-person views of the Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition at New York Toy Fair last month, 76105 The Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition is now available from LEGO Shop@Home and in LEGO stores, along with some exclusive promotions only available on 3rd – 4th March. The set, based on Iron Man’s Hulkbuster armor seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, includes 1,363 pieces and an exclusive Iron Man minifigure,priced at US $119.99 / CA $149.99 / DE 129.99€ / UK £119.99 / DK 1199DKK.
UK Shop@Home 76105 The Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition £119.99
US Shop@Home 76105 The Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition US$119.99
LEGO unveiled the much-awaited 76105 LEGO Marvel Super Heroes The Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition (whew!) at the New York Toy Fair earlier today. The set, based on Iron Man’s Hulkbuster armor seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, includes 1,363 pieces and an exclusive Iron Man minifigure, with availability from LEGO stores starting on March 3rd for $119.99 USD.
Several LEGO sets based on this summer’s upcoming mega-blockbuster Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War sets have been revealed, available sometime in March. Each set comes with it’s own unique Infinity Gem, so if you want them for Thanos’ gauntlet, you’ll have to collect them all.
The Brothers Brick will bring you pictures of the actual sets this weekend with our hands-on coverage from the New York Toy Fair, so stay tuned for more information. The pictures below contain some spoilers for the movie, so proceed with caution.
76108 Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown – $99.99 USD – 1,004 pieces
A few days ago we reviewed the first four LEGO BrickHeadz characters, all from The LEGO Batman Movie. Today we’re moving on to the second four characters in BrickHeadz Series 1, the Marvel characters. We get Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, and The Hulk. Like all the BrickHeadz, they will retail for $9.99 USD, and they’re available beginning Feb. 15 for LEGO VIP-card holders both in LEGO stores and from the LEGO Shop Online.
As we mentioned in our last review, each of the characters’ boxes are numbered for Series 1, with the DC characters being 1-4, the Marvel characters 5-8, and the Disney characters 11-12. The back of the Disney character boxes reveal what the missing two characters are, but LEGO has asked us not to show them yet, although images are available elsewhere.
Supervillains rarely succeed, and for good reason. The minute they kill off their eternal foes, the story ends – which is why it’s so great to actually see them win! Cid Hsiao shows us one of those rare bloody victories in the form of Ultron’s throne. Here the devious robot Ultron can laugh from atop the broken corpses of the Avengers and intimidate any would-be challengers – assuming he hasn’t yet also destroyed the world, that is.
Let’s climb in the way-back machine, constant reader and check out this microscale Avengers Helicarrier from June of last year. The builder is TBB regular Jack Marquez Ewok in Disguise, who brings his typical style and skill to the rather unlikely vehicle.
A more recent take on the Helicarrier come from MOCpages resident Sariel, who adds light, motion and out of scale minifigs to the creative mix. Nick Fury would no doubt be pleased…if he is ever pleased.