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Black is the new black: LEGO 1989 Batmobile 76139 [Review]

This year, the world celebrates the anniversary of the Dark Knight; the story of Batman is 80 years old. For many, many fans of the legend of Gotham it’s time to thumb through the oldest comics issues, while others will enjoy night marathons of movies featuring George Clooney, Christian Bale, and, of course, Michael Keaton. For the LEGO Group, it’s time to refill their supplies of bricks in black as not many things go together better than LEGO and Batman. This Black Friday comes the latest LEGO DC exclusive set, LEGO 76139 1989 Batmobile. A 3,306-piece monstrosity is an ultimate copy of the iconic vehicle from Tim Burton’s Batman movie. The set will be available on November 29 for Black Friday and will sell for US $249.99 | CAN $299.99 | UK £219.99. Make sure your Bat-Signal is on as we are about to go on a ride through the gloomy streets of the Gotham City…

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LEGO unveils massive Batmobile set based on Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman, available on Black Friday [News]

LEGO has officially unveiled its newest collector’s set, 76139 1989 Batmobile, a massive 3,306-piece model based on the Caped Crusader’s vehicle from Tim Burton’s iconic Batman film. Perhaps one of LEGO’s worst-kept secrets of the past year, this set features a slide-open cockpit with a new windshield, two pop-up machine guns and a rotating display stand. The model also comes with three new minifigures: Batman, The Joker and Vicki Vale.

The 1989 Batmobile will be available from LEGO beginning on November 29 for Black Friday. The set will retail for US $249.99 | CAN $299.99 | UK £219.99.

In addition to other LEGO Black Friday deals, those who purchase the 1989 Batmobile between November 29th and December 5th will receive an exclusive mini replica of the original model as a free gift-with-purchase while supplies last. The “not-so-mini” 40433 1989 Batmobile – Limited Edition comes with 366 pieces and a rotating base as well.

Click to see up-close photos and videos of the new 1989 Batmobile model and the upcoming mini gift with purchase version

The Tim Burton Batmobile, building digitally and making it a reality

As a fan of the Tim Burton’s Batman movie and the Batmobile, this midi-scale vehicle picks up all the right details and I have to admit, I always have my doubts when looking at a build done digitally in LEGO that looks great. Who knows if it’s going to all fit together and hold up? I’m glad Kaijuworld took his original digital design and made it into a reality, even making the alternate Batmissile split-mode possible!

lego 1989 Batmobile moc (IRL)

lego 1989 Batmobile moc (IRL)

This was the original render that caught my attention a few months ago that had me drooling all over for its accuracy at this scale.

lego 1989 Batmobile (+ Batmissile) moc

How popular is the lean machine from the 80s? Here’s a bunch of LEGO Burton Batmobile goodness that’ll leave you going bat-crazy!

What do you get when you combine a Stealth Bomber and a ’68 Chevy? The Batmobile.

How to build a LEGO Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman Movie [Instructions]

Burton-era Batmobile blasting off

Nostalgic Tim Burton-era Batmobile