Bricks on the Dollar Clutch’s Secret Stash

Earlier this month, Bricks on the Dollar launched their own LEGO-themed Monthly Mystery Box. Is the age of Mystery Boxes over? Perhaps. But where other LEGO-themed Mystery Boxes focus on education, knock-offs, or just a scoop of used bricks, Clutch’s Secret Stash promotes the celebration of the LEGO Lifestyle among AFOLs.

Here’s an image of what subscribers received in their first box.

Green Grocer fridge magnet

Gray spectrum color swatch

Classic Cola bottle cap

7x retired chrome silver modified tiles

Pizza sticker

Custom Printed Cartoon Network Unikitty from MinifigFX

Sign up now and join the August 2017 shipping list. The next boxes ship out very soon!

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The AFOL Poster Subscription Service Releases New July Artwork

Interested in LEGO Art? The AFOL Poster Subscription Service from Bricks on the Dollar has begun its mission to bring you original LEGO Artwork every month with their second release, 21109 LEGO IDEAS EXO SUIT by Iron Brush.

Every month a new artist will create distinctly LEGO-themed art in their own style. 11”x17” posters are available from the AFOL Poster Service website. Posters are tube-shipped to their recipients. For only $10 per month you will get the newest poster tube-shipped to you on the 1st of each month. Subscribers also get a short bio about the artist and the artwork as well as an official LEGO Minifigure from the depicted theme! If you want to pick and choose, the posters will be individually available on the 15th of each month for $13 shipped.

Check out the posters which are available right now. A new poster will be available each month while supplies last. Upcoming themes include Bionicle, Futuron, & perhaps Ninjago? Pick up your favorites or sign up for the subscription to never miss a poster!

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Take a Trip Down Memory Lane in the LEGO Archive Vault

A few weeks ago, Josh Hanlon from Beyond the Brick was able to attend LEGO Fan Media Days and he has given LEGO fans a look at something that most of us probably won’t be able to see in real life, the LEGO Archive Vault, aka Memory Lane. It is located under the LEGO Idea House and it contains almost every single LEGO set that has been produced. Attendees of the LEGO Inside Tour are also able to check it out.

LEGO designers and other employees also go down to the Vault to do research or reminisce about their childhood. Since LEGO adds to the Vault every year, that means that they are running out of room and will soon have to move it to another location. You’ll notice that in the beginning of the film, Josh notes that there are already upcoming sets that haven’t been released yet that are already on the shelves which is blocked off.

If you have half a hour to spare, I highly recommend you taking a look at the video as there are lots of cool stuff that were shown off. Did you see sets that you have/had that were from your childhood?


The LEGO Ninjago Movie Maker Set (853702) First Look

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Maker Set (853702)

It looks like we got our first look at a new The LEGO Ninjago Movie set with the Movie Maker Set (853702). Like with The LEGO Batman Movie Movie Maker Set (853650), it comes with a buildable stand for your phone, a couple of background scenes, and a Kai minifigure. It contains 163 pieces and will most likely retail for $19.99 on [email protected] when it becomes available.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Maker Set (853702)

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The Brick Fan June 2017 Monthly Recap

June just went by in a blink of an eye and here’s some LEGO news, including lots of reveals and announcements, that you may have missed since there was a lot of them throughout the month.

LEGO BrickHeadz Exclusive Wonder Woman Building Event – From July 1-16, be one of the first 80 people to make a $75 purchase at LEGO Brand Stores to register for an exclusive LEGO BrickHeadz Wonder Woman building event.

LEGO BrickHeadz Exclusive Wonder Woman

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Deluxe Edition Announced Plus Exclusive Giant-Man Minifigure – The Deluxe Edition of the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Video Game was announced which includes the Classic Guardians of the Galaxy Character Pack as well as the exclusive Giant-Man/Goliath LEGO minifigure.

The LEGO Batman Movie: The Essential Collection Exclusive Penguin Minifigure Revealed – There will be an exclusive Penguin minifigure included in The LEGO Batman Movie: The Essential Collection.

LEGO Worlds Announces Paid Classic Space DLC Pack – During E3 2017, WB Games and TT Games announced the first paid DLC for LEGO Worlds with the Classic Space DLC Pack.

LEGO Worlds Classic Space DLC

LEGO Worlds Announce Free Survivor DLC – Also announced at E3 for LEGO Worlds was the free Survivor DLC that will be coming to the game.

LEGO Worlds Survivor DLC

LEGO Inside Tour 2017 Exclusive Set Revealed – The 2017 LEGO Inside Tour has been completed and the exclusive set that was revealed for attendees was the LEGO House Tree of Creativity (4000024).

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Official Set Images – The official images for The LEGO Ninjago Movie were revealed.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny's Bounty (70618)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Ninjago City (70620) Officially Revealed – Also revealed for The LEGO Ninjago Movie was the direct-to-consumer set with Ninjago City (70620).

The LEGO Ninjago Movie NINJAGO City (70620)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Collectible Minifigures (71019) Officially Revealed – Continuing with the reveals for The LEGO Ninjago Movie, the Collectable Minifigures (71019) were also shown off. The other half of the minfigures can be seen here.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Collectible Minifigures - Volcano Garmadon

LEGO BrickHeadz Marvel Spider-Man & Venom SDCC 2017 Exclusive – San Diego Comic Con 2017 is less than a month away and LEGO has revealed the exclusive LEGO BrickHeadz Marvel Spider-Man & Venom (41497) set that attendees are able to purchase.

LEGO BrickHeadz Marvel Spider-Man & Venom (41497) SDCC 2017 Exclusive

LEGO BrickHeadz DC Supergirl & Martian Manhunter (41496) SDCC 2017 Exclusive – LEGO has also revealed the DC BrickHeadz Supergirl & Martian Manhunter (41496) set that attendees are able to purchase.

LEGO BrickHeadz DC Supergirl & Martian Manhunter (41496) SDCC 2017 Exclusive

LEGO 2017 Advent Calendar Official Images – Star Wars/City/Friends – The official images of the 2017 LEGO Star Wars, City, and Friends Advent Calendars were revealed.

LEGO Star Wars 2017 Advent Calendar (75184)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game Officially Announced – WB Games and TT Games officially announced The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game which will be coming out the same day the movie premieres in theaters.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Justice League Official Set Images and Descriptions – The official images for the LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Justice League sets were revealed to accompany the upcoming movie.

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Justice League Flying Fox: Batmobile Airlift Attack (76087)

LEGO Creator London Bus (10258) Officially Revealed – The next LEGO Creator D2C vehicle set was announced as the London Bus (10258).

LEGO Creator London Bus (10258)


i-Brix Wireless LEGO Lighting System Back on Kickstarter

Back in 2015, Dustin from i-Brix launched a Kickstarter campaign which was supposed to be the industry’s first wireless lighting system to be used with LEGO. Unfortunately, the campaign failed as it did not meet its goal.

After two years with additional research and development, i-Brix is now back on Kickstarter with a lower goal threshold. If you haven’t heard of i-Brix before, it uses a 1×1 i-Brix that connects to regular LEGO bricks and power is conducted through the included Power Plate.


Bricks by the Bay 2017 Press Release

Bricks by the Bay has released a press release regarding the largest LEGO convention in Northern California. The event will run from August 3-6 and fans can now register for it. You can read more about Bricks by the Bay in the details below as well as on their website.

Northern California LEGO® Convention
Bricks by the Bay, August 3-6, 2017

Northern California – June 20, 2017:

The Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara will once again be the site of Bricks by the Bay,™ the largest annual gathering of LEGO enthusiasts in Northern California and one of the largest LEGO fan conventions in the country. The convention will run from August 3rd through August 6th, with a Public Exhibition to be held on the last day of the convention on Sunday, August 6th.

This eighth annual convention will feature over 33,000 square feet of convention hall space with original LEGO artwork, models, and machines, many built on an awe-inspiring scale. Bricks by the Bay is a four-day long celebration of all things LEGO, where hobbyists, artists, fans, and enthusiasts come together to learn, share and play.

Convention attendees bring their wonderful LEGO brick creations to display. Attendees gather for brick building seminars, LEGO themed fun and games, and to hear from luminaries and ambassadors of LEGO brick building. On the last day of the convention, the public is invited to attend and see all the attendee built LEGO exhibits.

“Bricks by the Bay continues to thrive and has become an annual ‘must do’ for many families from the Bay Area and beyond, whether they attend the multi-day convention or just come to see the amazing displays on a public day,” said Bricks by the Bay spokesperson Patty Sherin.

Bricks by the Bay is proud to announce its newly renovated convention website at www.bricksbythebay.com. The website features a program of convention events and activities as well as online registration for convention attendees. Tickets to the Public Exhibition will also be available for purchase online. Admission to the Public Exhibition also grants entry to Bricks by the Bay’s vendor hall full of LEGO products and unique LEGO related accessories for sale.

Bricks by the Bay expects attendees from all around the country and the world who will be showcasing all manner of cool and exciting LEGO creations. The 2017 Bricks by the Bay convention theme is California Dreamin’. Whether it is brick-built models of famous California landmarks or other inspired builds that invoke the spirit and history of the Golden State, the attendees’ creations are sure to inspire.

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