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LEGO Star Wars BrickHeadz 40623: Battle of Endor Heroes [Review]

It is hard to believe it’s been 40 years since the premiere of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. This year LEGO has announced several sets in the Star Wars theme from dioramas to BrickHeadz, to super-star destroyers, all to celebrate the end of the original trilogy. With Battle of Endor Heroes, we get 5 heroes of the rebellion in their Endor attire…well, four plus R2, who doesn’t wear anything besides his cheerful disposition. This mixture of standard and buddy-sized characters includes Jedi Luke with his green lightsaber, R2, Cape-wearing Lando, spunky Wicket, and jungle-camo Leia. LEGO Star Wars 40623: Battle of Endor Heroes comes with 549 pieces and is available now for US $39.99 | CAN $49.99 | UK £39.99

The LEGO Group provided The Brothers Brick with an early copy of this set for review. Providing TBB with products for review guarantees neither coverage nor positive reviews.

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New LEGO Disney BrickHeadz sets revealed including EVE and WALL•E [News]

Three new LEGO BrickHeadz sets appeared in LEGO Shop just yesterday. Covering some of the most successful Disney projects, the new sets bring six new characters in the fan-favorite format. All the new products will go on sale on March 1, and are not available for preorder yet.

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LEGO Star Wars BrickHeadz 40615 Tusken Raider [Review]

LEGO Star Wars has produced a number of BrickHeadz sets over the years featuring many of the franchise’s most recognizable heroes and villains, from Luke, Han Solo, and Yoda to Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, and Boba Fett. But the line-up was missing a species that was one of the very first non-humans seen in the 1977 release of Star Wars: A New Hope. The Tusken Raider – or Sand People were the fearsome nomadic warriors that travel in single file to hide their numbers. 40615 Tusken Raider comes with 152 pieces and will be available on Jan 1 for US $9.99 | CAN $12.99 | UK £9.99

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LEGO Avatar 40554 Jake Sully & his Avatar [Review]

The BrickHeadz line has expanded to cover a wide range of pop culture in the past two years, so it is not at all surprising that the wave of sets coming with the release of the second Avatar movie includes one. 40554 Jake Sully & his Avatar features the main character Jake, both in his original human form and as his Na’vi avatar. It contains 246 pieces and will be available October 1st and retail for US $19.99 | CAN $24.99 | UK £17.99.

The LEGO Group provided The Brothers Brick with an early copy of this set for review. Providing TBB with products for review guarantees neither coverage nor positive reviews.

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Four new LEGO Avatar sets revealed at San Diego Comic Con [News]

Pandora is calling in these four new LEGO sets based on the Avatar franchise. Debuting today at San Diego Comic-Con, we see an expansion of the toy line from the previously-announced 75574: Toruk Makto & Tree of Souls. Much like the set revealed during LEGO Con 2022, three of these models depict scenes from the first Avatar movie. But we also get 40554: Jake Sully & his Avatar in BrickHeadz form. Who knows what other new sets the upcoming movie, Avatar: The Way of Water, will bring! All the sets here will be released on October 1st, with 75572: Jake & Neytiri’s First Banshee Flight available for pre-order on July 21st through the LEGO website. And the BrickHeadz set will be a LEGO-exclusive, available only through their brick-and-mortar stores or LEGO.com.

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These Gundam builds would make for great sets

Based on designs from the original Mobile Suit Gundam series, Rokan Cheung has built the main Gundam mech head and a BrickHeadz version of its pilot, Amuro Rey. A variety of slope and angled pieces have been used to create the complex shapes of the head. Corner panels are stacked together to form the vent sections on the sides of the helmet. The BrickHeadz build has some great features, such as croissants representing curls in the fringe and tooth pieces portraying sharp-pointed boots. With official LEGO set releases such as Voltron and Optimus Prime in recent years, maybe there’s potential that something like Rokan’s models might appear in the future.

Gundam RX78-2 in Helmet Style!!

LEGO Con 2022 reveals include Avatar, 76218 Sanctum Sanctorum, Floral Art set, and more [News]

Today LEGO Con 2022 — LEGO’s online fan event targeted at families — brought the reveal of a huge lineup of sets from a variety of themes. We’ve already featured some of the sets, but further highlights include Marvel Infinity Saga’s 76218 Sanctum Sanctorum, a 2,708-piece, modular-style version of Doctor Strange’s mystical hideout as seen in Spider-Man: No Way Home. The reveals also include the long-rumored acquisition of James Cameron’s Avatar license, which will feature the tall blue aliens as minifigures with extended limbs previously used in the Toy Story sets from 2010. Only a single set has been revealed so far, 75574 Toruk Makto & Tree of Souls, though we expect more to come. LEGO also unveiled a new mosaic set, 31207 Floral Art, which features a variety of flower patterns. Other sets revealed include BrickHeadz and Minecraft. All of the sets are slated for an August 1 release except the Avatar set, which will follow on October 1.

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Go Go Gadget Brick Separator!

Aido K presents a LEGO Brickheadz inspired build celebrating the fantastic Cartoon Classic:  Inspector Gadget! But ‘Gadget hasn’t appeared on his own, the team is here with Penny and Brain along for the ride to ensure the great Inspector doesn’t get into (too much) trouble!

Go go gadget brick separator

Aido captures the stylistic approach of both Brickheadz and Inspector Gadget here along with the necessary appendages befitting the great detective, with each gadget representing key moments from the series.

I love how Inspector Gadget’s quizzical expression and elongated face have been captured perfectly here, too, whilst keeping to the design of a Brickheadz which is then carried on through both Penny and the loveable dog, Brain whose sat-to-attention pose is wonderfully realized in LEGO.

I hope you’ve enjoyed exploring these delightful characters and celebrating some cartoon nostalgia because this post will self-destruct in 5, 4, 3…

Building better BrickHeadz with bionics.

SKcheung73 takes us back to 1970s, when the closest thing pop-culture had to a cinematic shared universe was the sci-fi duo of TV shows, The Bionic Woman and The Six Million Dollar Man. One of the recurring obstacles for those heroes were the Fembots: a series of lifelike androids that could pass as real people, until their face coverings got knocked off in battle, revealing the robotics underneath. The well-greebled robot face that SKcheung73 has achieved is definitely the highlight of this build. But I’m equally impressed with the era-appropriate hair and wardrobe. Dig that excellent use of a minifigure diving flipper as a groovy neck scarf.


Three new Obi-Wan Kenobi LEGO Star Wars sets revealed, including Jedi Starfighter and BrickHeadz [News]

Straight from the deserts of Tatooine, LEGO has premiered three new Star Wars sets today, all of them based on the Obi-Wan Kenobi series set to debut Friday, 5/27, on Disney+. These sets bring back some familiar faces from past Star Wars ventures beyond the titular Jedi, whether it’s a new Darth Vader Brickheadz design, or the Inquisitors of Star Wars Rebels fame in a new Krennic-esque transport. But the big milestone for LEGO in these sets appears in 75333 LEGO® Star Wars™ Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi Starfighter™. Not only does this set offer an updated version of the starfighter, but it also includes Taun We, the first-ever Kaminoan minifigure outside of a video game. While the BrickHeadz set isn’t available for preorder, the two ships can be purchased now on LEGO’s website for shipment on August 1st.

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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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Couple of hosers here, eh?

Good day, and welcome to the Great White North! Here we’ve got a beautiful LEGO BrickHeadz build by Josephine Monterosso featuring our favorite fictional Canadian brothers, Bob and Doug McKenzie. Played by Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas respectively, the duo were featured on the Canadian SCTV in the 80’s, as well as the feature film Strange Brew. And Josephine does a great job of recreating their countenances in this blocky medium. I love the 1×2 jumper plate used for their mouths, locked in a heated discussion about long underwear and back bacon. Then there’s the ingenious use of the minifig pom-pom for the top of Doug’s tuque, and tires as his earmuffs. But my absolute favorite detail has to be the angled plates used for their jacket collars! It’s so fitting given Brickheadz dimensions. And, well, if you disagree, you can take off, eh!

Brickheadz - Bob and Doug McKenzie - Strange Brew (1983)