BZPower has reported at New York Comic Con 2014, LEGO will be having a panel and they’ve asked people to “take part in a very special event where a brand new LEGO Theme will be announced.” A brand new LEGO theme? There are a few possible ideas what they could be with all the recent LEGO 2015 news. The first possibility is the new LEGO Jurassic World sets that will be based on the upcoming movie starring Chris Pratt. According to reports, there would be five sets in the wave.
The next possible theme that LEGO could be revealing at NYCC is the “Elves” theme which was reported to be a fantasy-typed theme that would include mini-dolls.
The third LEGO theme that could be revealed is LEGO Top Gear. Last year the people at Top Gear asked people to do a survey to guage the audience if they wanted to see vehicles from the popular TV show in LEGO form. It was recently revealed that a list of Supercars would be coming out next year and it may indeed be the Top Gear theme.
Finally, we have a return of an old theme but could be new to people that have just gotten into LEGO and that is BIONICLE. The theme hasn’t been around since 2010 but it was very popular among kids and AFOLs when it was.
So there you have it. LEGO will be announcing a new theme at New York Comic Con 2014 and those were some of the possibilities. What do you guys think the new LEGO theme is? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
If that wasn’t enough, there’s more news. BZPower has twelve (12) Thursday NYCC passes for members of the discussion forum. If you want to attend the convention on Thursday, October 9, sign up to BZPower and follow the instructions. Entries must be received by Sunday, September 7th at 11:59 PM EST so get entering for a chance to win tickets.
Update: Another theme that I thought of was the LEGO Minecraft minifigure scale sets. Although the theme isn’t really new, the larger sets are so maybe that could be it. One speculation is that the box art for the sets were revealed on a toy shop website yesterday but were then quickly removed so maybe LEGO has been holding off on revealing them until at the convention. I have seen the images but am holding off posting them until further notice.
Coming off our run of recent 2015 LEGO news, it’s time to get hit up on some news within the LEGO community. Brandon Griffith has announced that Series 1 of the STUDS Builder Trading Cards will be available on September 10th.
If you remember, Brandon did a KickStarter a few years ago and the project got enough funding to create the cards. The cards themselves are your typical glossy cards which features a series of profiles of people in the LEGO community who create some very cool art. If you’re a fan of LEGO, you’ve probably heard of the names of these people including Bruce Lowell, Iain Heath, and Nathan Sawaya, just to name a few.
It looks like a there will be a number of products that will be available on BrickStuds.com including the folowing:
- STUDS Packs: Each STUDS Pack includes 8 trading cards and 1 Brickforge element. Look for rare chase cards including: Artist Autograph Cards, Custom Fig Cards, and Sketch Cards!
- STUDS Box: Each STUDS Box includes 28 Packs
- STUDS Factory Set: The STUDS Factory set includes the 96 card base set plus 9 poster card set
- STUDS Series 1 Binder
Series 1 of the STUDS trading cards will be very limited so once they sell out, that’s it. If you haven’t seen the cards before, check out my early review of some of the cards that I got from Brandon while at SDCC a few years back.
We’re almost getting to the end of the 2015 LEGO set news but before we end, we have a list of LEGO TECHNIC sets courtesy of Ghostmind on Eurobricks. Pricing in New Zealand Dollars again are from CM4Sci and David. I’m not into TECHNIC sets that much the 24 Hours Race Car, aka 24 Hours of Le Mans, look very promising and could possibly use the new tires from The Tumbler (76023).
Compact Tracked Loader (42032) – 29.99
Record Breaker (42033) – 34.99
Quad Bike (42034) – 34.99
Mining Truck (42035) – 39.99
Street Motorcycle (42036) – 59.99
Formula Off-Roader (42037) – 99.99
Arctic Truck (42038) – 139.99
24 Hours Race Car (42039) – 199.99
Just2Good on Eurobricks has posted a list of the new 2015 LEGO Friends sets with CM4Sci and David providing the New Zealand Dollar prices. Adjust the pricing to your country’s currency to get an idea of how much the sets would retail for.
Heartlake City is getting bigger with some new and interesting buildings next year including the pizzeria and the lighthouse. It’ll be interesting to see how LEGO creates the hot air balloon set. Some of these sets could already been seen in previously posted images (see below).
Bunny & Babies (41085) – 9.99
Mobile Pet Care (41086)
Rabbit Mother with Babies (41087)
Puppy Training (41088) – 9.99
Foal Care Stable (41089) – 9.99
Olivia’s Garden Pool (41090) – 19.99
Mia’s Sports Car (41091) – 24.99
Stephanie’s Pizzeria (41092) – 19.99
Heartlake Hair Salon (41093) – 59.99
Heartlake Lighthouse (41094) – 79.99
Emma’s Family House (41095) – 119.99
Heartlake Hot Air Balloon (41097) – 59.99
Friends Animals Series 6 (41162)
Vet Ambulance – 17.99
Vet Clinic – 39.99
LEGO Star Wars fans, it’s your turn to get in on the fun. We previously posted a list from Jedi News but it looks like there are some other sets that weren’t listed before. Ghostmind on Eurobricks has posted the list of the 2015 LEGO Star Wars sets which confirms what we posted before. Prices in New Zealand Dollars courtesy of CM4Sci and David.
ARC-170 Starfighter (75072) – 17.99
Vulture Droid (75073) – 17.99
Snowspeeder (75054) – 17.99
AT-AT (75075) – 17.99
Republic Gunship (75076) – 17.99
Homing Spider Droid (75077) – 17.99
Imperial Troop Transport (75078) – 24.99
TIE Advanced Prototype (75082) – 79.99
AT-DP (75083) – 99.99
Wookie Gunship (75084) – 129.99
Ezras Speeder Bike (75090) – 49.99
Shadow Troopers (75079) – 24.99
AAT (75080) – 49.99
T-16 Skyhopper (75081) – 49.99
Hailfire Droid (75085)
Anakin’s Custom Jedi Starfighter (75087)
Geonosis Troopers (75089) – 24.99
Senate Commando Troopers (75088?)- 24.99
Just2Good on Eurobricks has found a list of some new 2015 LEGO Disney Princess sets. Yes, LEGO has continued with the popular theme that started last year with more princesses from other Disney movies including Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and wait for it, Frozen! Check out the list of the sets below.
Again, they are loosely translated but the names seem accurate enough. The prices listed are in New Zealand Dollars. So who’s excited to see Frozen get the LEGO treatment?
**Updated with US comparable prices.**
Sleeping Beauty’s Royal Bedroom (41060) – 24.99/$12.99
Jasmine’s Exotic Palace (41061) – 39.99/$19.99
Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle (41062) – 69.99/$34.99
Ariel’s Undersea Palace (41063) – 99.99/$79.99
Earlier this year, I reviewed the LEGO Ultra Agents Google Play App and mentioned that there could be another wave the the sets coming in the future and it may seem that is true. Mesonak on Eurobricks has posted a list of the new 2015 LEGO Ultra Agents sets which come from Swiss shopping site Max Bersinger AG. Again, the sets are loosely translated but you get an idea what is coming next year. NZD prices come from CM4Sci and David Thomsen.
Spyclops Infiltration (70166) – 17.99
Invizable Gold Getaway (70167) – 39.99
Drillex Diamond Job (70168) – 59.99
Agent Stealth Patrol (70169) – 89.99
UltraCopter vs. AntiMatter (70170) – 119.99