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Black Friday offers from LEGO specialist stores Citizen Brick and Brickmania [News]

While we’ve been sharing Black Friday offers from both Amazon and LEGO, do also check out offers from LEGO related small businesses that make this community a little more diverse in options around specialised themed sets and minifigures.

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Citizen Brick’s custom LEGO minifigure elements for Halloween 2020 [Review]

In addition to excellent custom minifig parts and minifigs inspired by the likes of the Beastie Boys and Bob Ross, our friends at Citizen Brick have begun producing their own injection-molded items. For Halloween 2020 the CB team have released a bevy of creepy custom minifig parts for you to mix and match with your LEGO.

We’ve said before that what’s so awesome about Citizen Brick products is that they’re the sort of thing that LEGO themselves will likely never release, while remaining compatible with LEGO. This makes custom parts produces like Citizen Brick distinct from knockoffs and clone brands that compete with LEGO and are often of inferior quality. Because CB has earned our respect with printing quality that’s indistinguishable from LEGO’s own, it’s exciting to see them branch out to custom parts, allowing LEGO fans to go beyond the confines of the staid bricks from Billund. Let’s take a look at what the mad scientists of Chicago have cooked up.

Read our full hands-on review of this year’s Citizen Brick Halloween release

Citizen Brick custom minifigs bring the Beastie Boys, Bob Ross, & more for Black Friday 2019 [Review]

Our friends at Citizen Brick have been cooking up a new batch of brand new, pad-printed, custom minifigures for Black Friday this year. They kindly sent us the full assortment to share with everyone ahead of their availability on Friday morning. One of the things we love about Citizen Brick is their cheekily named product names, and this batch is no different, with “Party Rights Enthusiasts,” “Painting Enthusiast,” and many more — all cleverly named but instantly recognizable.

Read our hands-on review of the latest Citizen Brick minifigures

Citizen Brick Black Friday 2018 deals and special offers [News]

Our friends over at Citizen Brick have cooked up another batch of cool stuff for this year’s Black Friday, along with a new holiday promotion tin.

The Negligent Parents “Abandoned Child / Home Invasion Holiday Fun” set of three minifigs lets you reenact all your favorite scenes from Home Alone.

See all of this year’s Citizen Brick special deals

Citizen Brick Day 5.5 brings short-run prototypes and other rare minifigs – Sat, Sep 21 [News]

A couple times a year, our friends over at Citizen Brick open their vault and pull out all the prototypes and other rare pieces that they’ve only produced in limited amounts. Because their quality is indistinguishable from official LEGO products, we’ve been huge fans of Citizen Brick for many years. As always, one-off items will be released every couple of hours, and tend to disappear quickly, so check CitizenBrick.com regularly to pick up unusual items that may never be produced as products.

Full disclosure: Citizen Brick is an advertising partner of The Brothers Brick. However, our advertisers have no influence over The Brothers Brick’s news coverage.

Snag rare Citizen Brick products for CB Day on May 5th [News]

Our friends over at Citizen Brick are hosting their annual “CB Day” event this Saturday, May 5th. The Citizen Brick team sells off its inventory of one-off, non-production pieces to whomever can get online and grab them the quickest. The first batch of new stuff goes online at 9:00 AM CST, with more pieces available every two hours until 3:00 PM CST. Protip: Submit each order as you find a cool item, and the CB team will consolidate all your orders at the end of the day.

Full disclosure: Citizen Brick is an advertising partner of The Brothers Brick. However, our advertisers have no influence over The Brothers Brick’s news coverage.

Great last-minute LEGO-themed holiday gifts that aren’t just more new LEGO sets [News]

It’s been a few years since we’ve posted a LEGO holiday gift guide, so we’re a bit overdue for a refresh. While the LEGO builder in your life will always appreciate more brick to add to their infinitely expanding collection, thoughtful gift-givers might want to consider these other LEGO-related options, including many under $20.

Custom LEGO minifigs & custom building kits

We’re big fans of Citizen Brick, Brickmania, BrickArms, and Chris McVeigh here at TBB. Each of these companies and individuals creates unique, innovative LEGO-themed products that LEGO is unlikely to ever produce themselves but that fit seamlessly with our existing LEGO collections.

Case in point, LEGO will probably never make The X-Files or Breaking Bad minifigures, but our friends at Citizen Brick have produced “Eks Files” and “Lab Partners” minifigs that match the quality of official LEGO minifigs. With custom pad printing on nearly every element, CB minifigs generally run about $15 each.

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Citizen Brick Black Friday sales starts Thursday at 6pm CST [News]

Every few months, the zany geniuses at Citizen Brick come up with another way to wow the LEGO community with their custom creations. This Black Friday (well, actually Thursday after the turkey has been eaten) they want us to know that the truth is out there.

Starting at 6pm CST on Thursday, Citizen Brick will launch their “After Dinner” Black Friday sale with several new products including their new Eks Files minifigures. The figures are based off of a highly successful TV series following your favorite FBI agents as they investigate conspiracies, mysteries and the paranormal, and in this case, a humanoid parasitic sewer monster.

Citizen Brick uses genuine LEGO parts and pad printing, just how minifigures are printed at the LEGO factory. Citizen Brick is also dual molding custom LEGO-compatible parts as well, including the cigarette accessory available in the Eks Files four-pack.

Additionally, Citizen Brick is launching their Teenage Car Thieves three-pack, so if you want your LEGO creation of a car crashing through a window or of a rebellious teen leading a parade, then this pack is for you.

Finally, Citizen Brick is throwing in some holiday swag for as long as they have it available. For every purchase over $75, they are giving away their 2017 Xmas Tin, featuring a few custom made holiday-themed minifig parts and accessories, including two cute minifigure-sized Citizen Brick blister packages printed on 1×2 tiles. Supplies are limited and sell out fast, so don’t take a nap after that turkey dinner and set an alarm for 6pm CST so you can get shopping!


We here at TBB have been consistently impressed by the quality of Citizen Brick’s work over the years, and we are not afraid to recommend their custom work to the greater LEGO community. While you scour the internet for discounted bricks on Black Friday, consider spending some of your LEGO budget to help support this innovative small business as well.