LEGO Life-Sized Luke Skywalker Model Revealed for SDCC 2017

LEGO has revealed another life-sized model for San Diego Comic Con 2017 with old Luke Skywalker and I feel this one will be very popular with the crowds. This model stands 6 feet tall and consists of 36,743 pieces. Luke joins the Flash and Thor as some of the models fans can take pictures of/with at SDCC.


Did a LEGO Designer Hint at the Rumored LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192)?

Here’s something coming out of the Brickset Forums yesterday regarding the highly rumored and anticipated updated LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192). I saw it yesterday but there was plenty of San Diego Comic Con 2017 news and planning that I held off on reporting it.

If you’re familiar with the set listings on Brickset, you would sometimes see something called “Bricklist Notes” in which LEGO designers can put notes into sets they have designed to give some information about the creative process. Hans Burkhard Schlömer, who is on the LEGO Star Wars design team, has worked previous sets including the Millennium Falcon (75105) and UCS sets such as the Slave I and the Assault on Hoth (75098) has given an very interesting note on a set that was released this year. In the Republic Fighter Tank (75182) listing, Hans wrote:

Clones need a ride too! I did this set as a quick side-project while working on a much, much, much, much, much, much larger set which is going to be announced on September 1st 2017.

If you’re a Star Wars fan, you would know that September 1 is the planned date for Star Wars Force Friday II event for The Last Jedi. I’m not a rocket scientist but that sounds like a big ol’ hint for the Millennium Falcon, doesn’t it? Or it could just be that reported UCS BB-8 (75187) that is supposedly coming as well.

We’ll all see together in about one and a half months when all the new LEGO Star Wars sets are revealed during Force Friday II. What do you guys think this mysterious September 1 set will be?

Also seen on PromoBricks.


LEGO Star Wars 2018 Rumored Sets

Star Wars Force Friday II

I’ve reported on some rumored 2018 sets for various themes already and Sir von Lego is back again with details for LEGO Star Wars.. He has mentioned five by their potential set names along with four unnamed sets for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Tatooine Battle Pack (75198) – Includes two Jawas, Tusken Raider, Astro-Mech, and a vehicle.

General Grievous Combat Speeder (75199) – Includes General Grievous, Mace Windu, and dark blue and grey Combat Speeder.

Yoda’s Hut (75208) – Includes Yoda, Luke, R2-D2.

Boba Fett (75533) – Buildable Figure.

Darth Vader (75534) – Buildable Figure. We already have the 75111 set so it’ll be interesting to see what this one is. Maybe this one is based on Rogue One with the redder eye lens?

There’s also mention of Coleman Trebor in another Battle Pack and Ki-Adi Mundi, possibly in the same set.


LEGO 2017 Advent Calendar Official Images – Star Wars/City/Friends

LEGO Star Wars 2017 Advent Calendar (75184)

It looks like the European fan sites got a press release regarding the LEGO 2017 Advent Calendars. PromoBricks has posted the official images of the LEGO Star Wars, LEGO City, and LEGO Friends Advent Calendars. We first saw images of these sets at the New York Toy Fair but there are now official images of the sets.

LEGO Star Wars 2017 Advent Calendar (75184)

– 309 pieces – $39.99

This set is based on the Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One movies and it includes minifigures such as Unkar Thug, Resistance Officer, First Order Stormtrooper, Snowtrooper, Imperial Officer, Imperial Ground Crew, and BB-8. Also not shown but supposedly included is a new Sabine Wren minifigure.

LEGO Star Wars 2017 Advent Calendar (75184)

LEGO City 2017 Advent Calendar (60155)

– 248 pieces – $29.99

LEGO City 2017 Advent Calendar (60155)

LEGO City 2017 Advent Calendar (60155)

LEGO Friends 2017 Advent Calendar (41326)

– 217 pieces – $29.99

LEGO Friends 2017 Advent Calendar (41326)

LEGO Friends 2017 Advent Calendar (41326)


LEGO Star Wars Spring 2017 Amazon Set Sales

There are some newer Spring 2017 LEGO Star Wars sets that are currently on sale on Amazon. Grow your squadron with the LEGO Star Wars Y-Wing Starfighter (75172) which is currently on sale for $47.99 which is 20% off the normal retail price of $59.99. It has five minfigures, three of which are exclusive to this set including the R3-S1 Astromech Droid.

Some other sets that are on sale are Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter (75168) which is going for $19.99 and the Duel on Naboo (75169) also at $19.99

The Phantom (75170) from the Rebels animated TV series has the exclusive and fairly coveted Thrawn minifigure and this set is going for $23.97.


Ultimate LEGO Star Wars First Look

Rebelscum has given a first look at the upcoming DK book called Ultimate LEGO Star Wars. It has 320 pages and will be available in October for $40. Judging by the price and number of pages, it may suggest that it will be a high quality coffee table book. Jeremy over at Rebelscum states that it will have some extra unique material included as well.

The definitive guide to the LEGO® Star Wars™ universe, featuring every set, Minifigure, and vehicle ever released.

The complete, unrivaled encyclopedia of the LEGO Star Wars theme. Fans will have an all-encompassing companion to the LEGO Star Wars cultural phenomenon. Produced in large format and featuring beautiful imagery, this is an indispensable guide for young fans and a stunning reference work for adults. With behind-the-scenes material, it tells the complete story of LEGO Star Wars, from the earliest concepts in the late 1990s to the creation of the most recent sets for The Force Awakens™ and Rogue One™. Created with the LEGO Star Wars team.


LEGO Star Wars: The Last Jedi Reported Set Piece Counts

It looks like there are piece counts for the upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Last Jedi sets coming from an online German shop. We already have information about the pricing from a previous post a few months back. Although it doesn’t tell us that much info, it does give us a feel of how large the set will be. The sets will be available at Force Friday II on September 1.

System Sets

75176 – €39.99
75177 – €59.99 – 554 pieces
75179 – €79.99 – 630 pieces
BB-8 (75187) – €99.99 – 1,106 pieces
Resistance Bomber (75188) – €109.99 – 778 pieces
First Order Heavy Assault Walker (75189) – €139.99 – 1,376 pieces
First Order Star Destroyer (75190) – €149.99 – 1,416

Buildable Figures

75526 – €19.99 – 94 pieces
75528 – €24.99 – 85 pieces
75529 – €24.99 – 92 pieces
75530 – €34.99 – 179 pieces

**Via PromoBricks**

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