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LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71033 The Muppets [Review]

When The Muppet Show debuted in 1976, it was an unconventional piece of television, to say the least. And it was also a near-instant hit. The weekly struggle of Kermit the Frog trying to put on a variety show with the help of a human guest star (and a plethora of bears, pigs, dogs, weirdos, and monsters) would go on to become the biggest TV program in the world. The show came to an end in 1981, with the Muppet gang arguably at the height of their popularity, and the Muppets would continue to delight audiences in TV specials and on movie screens for decades to come. Nowadays, new Muppet content is sparser than it used to be. But you can’t keep a good frog down. LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71033 The Muppets brings Kermit and 11 of his closest friends back together for a most sensational, inspirational, celebrational good time. These blind-bag figures will be available starting May 1, 2022, and will retail for US $4.99 | CAN $4.99 | UK £3.49

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

Without further ado, it’s time to meet the Muppets.

LEGO Muppet Collectible Minifigures revealed [News]

The long-awaited and actively discussed Muppets Collectible Minifigure series is finally unveiled online on LEGO’s official social feeds. Consisting of 12 characters, the series will hit shelves on May 1.

As usual, watch out for our review of the new minifigures here on The Brothers Brick. For now, LEGO has only shared first promo images, with high-quality product images to follow.

Check out more info and pictures of the new figures below, and don’t miss these other upcoming LEGO sets for Spring and Summer 2022:

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The LEGO Group wins seven Toy of The Year (2022) Awards from The Toy Foundation [News]

The LEGO Group picks up seven awards out of the 16 categories featured in the prestigious 22nd annual Toy of the Year event. The seven awards won is a significant achievement and leap from the four awards in 2021 and three awards obtained in 2020.

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This realistic flora build is making us go nuts.

One of the downsides to collecting LEGO’s Collectible Minifigure line is ending up with rampant duplicates, thanks to their blind bag packaging. Mellegobuilder must have run into this problem, as she’s got at least 8 of the acorn caps from Series 22’s Forest Elf figure. But, when life give you lemons, you make lemonade. So, when life gives you acorn caps, make oak tree branches. With just a few radar dishes, 1×1 round plates, and some flex tubing, Mel turned the accessories from some extra Forest Elves into a branch so realistic that it made the Brothers Brick bullpen do a double take. If you’re still looking to cut down on your duplicates, remember that you can always rely on our handy feel guides. But Mel has me thinking the duplicate figures might be worth it.

What is an Acorn?

A house fit for a forest elf

You can easily imagine this adorable hut, created by Tobias Goldschalt, hidden away, deep in a mystical forest. The build is oddly reminiscent of the dwellings featured in the Angry Birds films, but this cosy home has more of an earthy feel in its design. The building has a great bulbous shape to it, created by the large segments often used in hot air balloon models. The green wing pieces blend in perfectly with the overhanging leafy roof and the forest elf, from the collectible minifigures series 22, looks more than happy with his new accommodation.

Radon-86 gets glowing reviews

Part of the thrill in buying LEGO’s Collectable Minifigures is what builders do with them after they’ve unpackaged them. Yuri Badiner has taken the yellow robot from Series 22 and has given it a job involving radiation that the rest of us wouldn’t want to do. This is nicely built however, the real star here (besides the happy little bot) is Yuri’s exemplary photography. The tilt of the horizon is a neat trick they teach us in art school that can denote tension and danger. Clearly, this is a dangerous environment but this bot seems happy to do it. The way the composition is lit here also gets glowing reviews from us. Yuri is no stranger to good photography and getting his minifigures into hairy situations. Click the link to see what I mean.


LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71032 Series 22 Feel Guide [Review]

Starting today, LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71032 Series 22 are now available, bringing 12 more unique characters to your LEGO collection ranging from a Robot Repair Tech to a Forest Elf. Just like last year’s Minifigures Series 21, if you want the full set of 12, you should be in luck as every case contains three complete sets. LEGO’s blind packaging prevents you from seeing the figures, but we’re here to help you feel your way to getting exactly the figures you want. So we’ve compiled a handy guide that contains all the info you need to get started.

LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71032 Series 22 are available now from LEGO for US $4.99 | CAN $4.99 UK £3.49. They may also be available from sellers on Amazon and eBay.

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LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71032 Series 22 [Review]

2022 kicks off with a new series of LEGO’s ever popular Collectible Minifigures. Although the series number has no correlation to the year, the first of several series for 2022 is Series 22, which brings another 12 new characters from all walks of life to minifigure form, and today we’re taking a closer look at each of them. 71032 Minifigures Series 22 will be available starting Jan. 1, 2022, and will retail for US $4.99 | CAN $4.99 UK £3.49.

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

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This summer scene is the cure for my autumn blues.

It was 90 degrees yesterday. Sure, Thanksgiving is next week. I think that’s why I responded so warmly to this delightful vignette by gGh0st. My favorite shows are already peppered with ads featuring snowmen and elves. The shopping center across the street even has a giant Christmas tree in its center. But this past weekend, on our way to get some ice cream, my wife and I saw some kids playing in our community pool. And who could blame them? It’s hot.

So, it was nice to know someone else wasn’t thinking about gingerbread and raking leaves. This ode to the CMF Series 21 Beekeeper shows him tending to his hive in a backyard that’s ready for some summer fun. I say we join Mr. Beekeeper, grill up some honey mustard chicken, pour some lemonade, and pretend it’s still August.

Sweet Summer

LEGO 71031 Marvel Studios Collectible Minifigures brings Loki, WandaVision, What If? and more [Review]

Rumors have been swirling about a series of LEGO Collectible Minifigures based on Marvel’s superhero franchise for years, but it seems the new spate of TV shows hosted on Disney+ have finally given LEGO the push they needed to let you buy at least some of your favorite superheroes à la carte. Of course, unlike the last series of CMFs based on Looney Toons, Marvel superheroes have long been a staple of LEGO’s lineup,  The latest wave of the blind-pack figures, 71031 Marvel Studios Collectible Minifigures, is set to drop Sept. 1 for US $4.99 | CAN $4.99 | UK £3.49 each, and the series includes 12 unique characters from across the four Disney+ Marvel Studios shows so far: WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and What If?.

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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LEGO Collectible Minifigures Marvel Studios Series revealed [News]

LEGO has just listed the Marvel Studios Series of Collectible Minifigures online. High-resolution pictures are available at LEGO Shop, revealing 12 super-heroes as seen in the latest Marvel TV series, WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki and What If…? The minifigures will be available for purchase on October 1st.

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LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71030 Looney Tunes Feel Guide [Review]

LEGO is going looney as the latest license to get a Collectible Minifigure series is Looney Tunes, bringing 12 classic cartoon characters to minifigure form for the very first time. LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71030 Looney Tunes blind packs will be officially available April 26, though like usual they’ve been starting to pop up in retail stores for a little while already. To help you get the full crew of ‘toons, we’ve compiled a handy Feel Guide that contains all the info you need to get started.

LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71030 Looney Tunes are available starting April 26 for US $4.99 | CAN $4.99 | UK £3.49. They may also be available from third-party sellers on Amazon and eBay. In the US and Canada you can also buy a pack of six, though it doesn’t appear that LEGO guarantees each character will be unique: US $29.94 | CAN $29.99.

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