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LEGO The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart Coming in 2015?

In addition to another wave of the LEGO The Simpsons Minifigures in 2015, a little bird had told me that we could be seeing another set next year, the Kwik-E-Mart. There wasn’t much info given but it was said that it would be a little cheaper than The Simpsons House (71006). I could venture a guess that one of the minifigures in the set would be Apu Nahasapeemapetilon since he runs the Kwik-E-Mart. Another minifig could be his brother Sanjay since he helps out from time to time.

For now, I would take this a rumor but it might be possible that we could be seeing another set considering that another wave of minifigures are being released next year.

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LEGO Creator Holiday Exclusive Ice Skating (40107) Image Revealed

LEGO Creator Holiday Exclusive Ice Skating (40107)

Brickset has revealed the image for the second 2014 LEGO Creator Holiday Exclusive set, the Ice Skating (40107) scene. As you can see, it’s a small set showing one minifigure sliding down the ice while the other minifigure is playing hockey. I’m surprised that LEGO didn’t use the hockey stick from the Series 4 Hockey Player Collectible Minifigure but instead opting for a brick-built one which looks more like a broom.

The set will be given away for free during Brick Friday weekend, November 28 – December 1 with purchases of $99 or more.

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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Achievement List Revealed

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Box Art

Xbox Achievements has listed the achievements that you can get in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. There are 40 achievements to get with a total of 1000 points. The PlayStation version of the game will have trophies broken down by rarity instead of points earned.

Once LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is out, we’ll be doing a full review of the game as well as an achievement/trophy guide so stay tuned for that.

Pursuers in the Sewers – Complete Level 1 – Pursuers in the Sewers – 20G

Breaking BATS! – Complete Level 2 – Breaking BATS! – 20G

Space suits you, Sir! – Complete Level 3 – Space suits you, Sir! – 20G

Space Station Infestation – Complete Level 4 – Space Station Infestation – 20G

The Big Grapple – Complete Level 5 – The Big Grapple – 20G

The Lantern Menace – Complete Level 6 – The Lantern Menace – 20G

Europe Against It – Complete Level 7 – Europe Against It – 20G

Big Trouble in Little Gotham – Complete Level 8 – Big Trouble in Little Gotham – 20G

Power of Love – Complete Level 9 – Power of Love – 20G

A Blue Hope – Complete Level 10 – A Blue Hope – 20G

Jailhouse Nok – Complete Level 11 – Jailhouse Nok – 20G

All the Rage – Complete Level 12 – All the Rage – 20G

Need for Greed – Complete Level 13 – Need for Greed – 20G

Aw-Qward Situation – Complete Level 14 – Aw-Qward Situation – 20G

Breaking the Ice – Complete Level 15 – Breaking the Ice – 20G

Same Bat-time! Same Bat-channel! – Complete Bonus Level – Same Bat-time! Same Bat-channel! – 50G

Bat’s all, folks – Witness the 100% LEGO Stud Fountain – 70G

True Hero – Attain ”True Hero” status in any level – 20G

An Unearthly Likeness – Play as Batman (Zur-En-Arrh) – 20G

Bane and Gain – Transform Bane into Bane (Venom-Powered) – 20G

Beings from the 5th Dimension – Set both Free Play characters as Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk – 20G

Doughnut Discoverer – Find and destroy a hidden doughnut on a hub planet – 20G

Everyone Loves Bouncing – Jump on bouncy objects 50 times – 20G

Glide on Time – Glide continuously for 10 seconds – 30G

Hard Traveling Heroes – Set both Free Play characters as Green Arrow and Green Lantern – 20G

Hey Diddle Diddle – Find a gang of jumping cows on the Moon – 30G

Intruder alert! Intruder alert! – Play as The Riddler in the Batcave Trophy Room – 20G

Loontern’s Space Race – Complete any hub race as Green Loontern – 20G

Mirror… MIRROR! – Create a custom character – 30G

Nok Nok! – Knock out your buddy on the planet Nok – 20G

New Queens of Crime – Set both Free Play characters as Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn – 20G

Now THAT’S impressive! – find and destroy a hidden Riddler Trophy – 20G

One Giant Leap for (Bat)Man-kind – Visit all of the HUB Lantern Planets – 50G

One Small Step for (Bat)Man… – Visit the Moon Base in the Hub – 20G

SHAZAM! – Transform from Billy Batson into Shazam! – 20G

Super Buddies – Set both Free Play characters as Booster Gold and Blue Beetle – 20G

Super Pets – Set both Free Play characters as Ace the Bat-Hound and Krypto – 20G

The Bright Knight – Play as Adam West – 40G

The Green Room – Find the hidden celebrity party – 30G

Under the Red Brick – Turn on all Red Brick Extras at the same time – 50G

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LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded To Be Released Next Year

Back in 2011, DK Publishing released the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia which detailed more than 300 minifigures in the Star Wars Universe and also included the exclusive Yavin Han Solo minifigure.

During Star Wars Day 2015, specifically on May 5, 2015, DK will be releasing the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded version. This book will probably be including details of all the new LEGO Star Wars minifigures that have been released since the first book was released a few years ago. It will have 280 pages and retail for $18.99 and will most likely include an exclusive minifigure as well. There’s no word yet on who it could be, if there is one, but leave your comments below on who you want to be the minifigure.

Stay tuned for more details about LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded but in the meantime, you can pre-order the book right now on Amazon for 22% off.

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Rest of LEGO Star Wars 2015 Sets Images Now Available

LEGO Star Wars ARC-170 Starfighter (75072)

Imperium der Steine has provided images of the last three sets for the LEGO Star Wars 2015 sets. We can now see the Microfighters ARC-170 Starfighter (75072) which includes a Clone Pilot. The Hailfire Droid (75085) has two Super Battle Droids and a Clone Trooper Lieutenant. Anakin’s Custom Jedi Starfighter (75087) is the Azure Angel from The Clone Wars animated series and includes Anakin Skywalker, a R4-P22 Astromech Droid, and Asajj Ventress.

To see the rest of the images for the 2015 LEGO Star Wars sets, head over to our previous post.

LEGO Star Wars Hailfire Droid (75085)

LEGO Star Wars Anakin’s Custom Jedi Starfighter (75087)

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LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Toys R Us Bat-Signal Review

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Toys R Us Bat-Signal

Earlier today was the LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Bat-Signal event at Toys R Us stores throughout the US. Kids had the chance to build it there and take it home along the comic book that was given out at San Diego Comic Con 2014.

The Bat-Signal build itself is very simple. The signal itself sits on a turntable piece and swivels up and down using the mechanical droid legs with TECHNIC pin. The most unique element in the build is probably the Batman logo radar dish which only appears in one set, The Batcave (6860) from 2012.

Overall, it was a pretty crowded and the store employees didn’t set up until 10 minutes before the the event started. It also looked like there was very limited quantites available so if you didn’t get there early to get in line, you were probably out of luck.

If you want to build your own, below are the instructions for the Bat-Signal. You can also download the instructions in PDF format here courtesy of fellow SandLUG member Charlie.

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Toys R Us Bat-Signal

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Toys R Us Bat-Signal

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LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Batman: Be-Leaguered on Cartoon Network

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Batman-Be-Leaguered

On October 27th at 6/5c, Cartoon Network will be airing an all-new special event called LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman: Be-Leaguered. The show features pre-New 52 versions of the super heroes as well as some new minifigures that will be in the 2015 LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes sets such as Captain Cold in Gorilla Grodd Goes Bananas (76026) and Cyborg in Darkseid Invasion (76028).

Check out the synopsis as well as the UK promo and a short blooper clip below of the episode below.

Lego DC Comics: “Batman Be-Leaguered” Monday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network Batman prides himself on being a loner, a totally self-sufficient one-man-band. Just ask anyone; Batgirl, Robin, Nightwing, Alfred…anyone. So, he is understandably irritated when his nightly cleanup of Gotham City villains is interrupted by Superman, who pesters Batman to join his new superhero team, The Justice League. After Batman makes it quite clear to the Man of Steel that his invitation has been declined, Superman flies off disappointed…whereupon he is overcome with a strange energy and vanishes!

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