Latest LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Character Reveals

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Spectacular Spider-Ham

I’ve been slacking on this a little but there have been some more recent character reveals for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 during PAX West 2017. Some of these characters include Iron Fist, Hela, and Old West Tony Stark. What’s cool about Tony is that he has an Old West Iron Man suit that he can change into.

The latest reveal from a few days ago was the Spectacular Spider-Ham. This character could suggest that Peter Porker could be included in the game as well.

Stay tuned for EGX 2017 from September 21-24 as there could be some more character reveals there. TT Games will be doing a livestream on Sunday 9/24 at 2pm BST on Twitch so we could see some new stuff then as well.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Iron Fist

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Hela

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Tony Stark

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Old West Iron Man


LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Book Achieves 10,000 Supporters

The Pop-Up Book by JKBrickworks is the latest project to hit 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The build is an interesting and original ideas that hasn’t been seen before on LEGO Ideas. The scenes can be changed to different ones to your liking. It is the first project to reach the Third 2017 Review Stage.


LEGO Creator Palace Cinema (10232) Confirmed to be Retiring Soon

LEGO has confirmed that the LEGO Creator Palace Cinema (10232) will indeed be retiring as per my report on some of the D2C sets that will be going away soon. The Palace Cinema was released back in 2013 and has had a very healthy shelf life of over four years.

If you’ve been holding off on getting it, now is probably your last chance to get it at retail price. I’m not sure if it will make it to the Double VIP Points promotion in October and I wouldn’t risk it.


LEGO Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Giveaway

I’ve just reveived a copy of the new LEGO Absolutely Everything You Need to Know book from DK but unbeknownst to DK, I’ve already purchased a copy for myself so this is a great time to do a giveaway. If you’ve been here before, you know the rules. For the newer readers, you just have to follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter widget below. The contest will run until the end of September and a winner will be randomly chosen. The book will be shipped via USPS Media Mail.

LEGO Absolutely Everything You Need to Know was just released a few days ago and you can pick it up on sale over at Amazon.

The ultimate collection of LEGO® facts and Minifigures in brick-sized bites of trivia.

Can you believe that a wooden duck was one of the LEGO Group’s first toys? Or that 68,000 LEGO pieces are created every minute? Did you know that the evil Overlord is the only NINJAGO® Minifigure to wear a skirt? Or that you’ll find a LEGO croissant piece inside 44 LEGO sets? This book is crammed full of fun and fascinating trivia for LEGO fans of every age. From minuscule Minifigure mugs to the largest LEGOLAND® model, it covers all the places, populations, pieces, and themes that make up the LEGO world. Produced in collaboration with the LEGO Group.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie Toys R Us Building Event

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Toys R Us

Toys R Us has updated their in-store events page and there will be an event for The LEGO Ninjago Movie in a few weeks. On Saturday September 23 12-2pm, kids can build a Mini Ninja Training Temple and take home with them. Alongside that, there will also be some sort of ninja training activity and if they complete that, they can also get a free Ninjago headband.

Toys R Us is taking reservations for the event but you can also just show up and build. If you’re worried that your location is popular and may run out, then you can register just in case.

Thanks to everyone that emailed in about it.


The Brick Fan August 2017 Monthly Recap

August was pretty chaotic especially towards the end of the month and here’s a recap of some of the more notable LEGO news.

LEGO Education Panama Canal (2000451) Now Available Worldwide – The limited edition set can now be purchased outside of Panama and includes free worldwide shipping.

LEGO Architecture LEGO House (21037) Official Images – Official images of the LEGO Architecture LEGO House (21037) are now available and it looks like the set will only be available in Billund when it opens.

LEGO Third 2016 Review Stage Winner Announced – Two sets were announced to become official LEGO Ideas sets which include Ship in a Bottle, The Flagship Leviathan and Voltron – Defender of the Universe.

Rumored LEGO Anniversary Sets Coming in 2018 – There are rumors of sets to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick.

The LEGO Group Appoints Niels B. Christiansen as New CEO – Christiansen replaces Bali Padda who took over at the beginning of the year.

LEGO Celebrates 85 Years – The LEGO Group celebrated their 85th anniversary from being a wooden toy company to what we have today.

LEGO Creator Winter Village Station (10259) Officially Announced – LEGO announced this year’s Winter Village set with the LEGO Creator Winter Village Station (10259).

LEGO Harry Potter Coming Back in 2018? – There’s a rumor that there might be sets based on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter which may include sets and minifigures from the Harry Potter series and Fantastic Beasts.

LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon (75192) Officially Announced – Probably the biggest piece of news in August was the announcement of the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon (75192) which was teased throughout the month.

LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309) Not Being Retired Soon – The LEGO Ideas team has reiterated that the LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309) is not being retired anytime soon.


LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) Limited Edition Black VIP Card

LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) VIP Card

When the LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) was announced last week, some fans were wondering if there was anything exclusive that was included with the set. The first edition of the original 10179 Millennium Falcon included a Certificate of Authenticity which was signed by former LEGO president Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen and Product Designer Jens Kronvold Frederiksen.

We haven’t heard anything about anything exclusive during the press release but it looks like Zusammengebaut has gotten some new information about something that will be included. If you saw my post of the brochure, the back of it shows a black LEGO VIP card which might have been a hint. According to a German [email protected] ad, it seems that fans who are buying the set at LEGO Stores or on [email protected] when it is officially released on September 14 for Early Access will also get a limited edition VIP card.

Whether that same promotion carries over to here in the US remains to be seen. I also wonder if there’s anything special printed on the back of the card or if it’s just a regular VIP card that we can use. We’ll just have to wait for our LEGO email or until the [email protected] is updated to see if we get the same thing as our friends in Germany.

Update: I’ve been told that it will indeed be available here in the US. It is available to the customers who purchase the UCS Millennium Falcon until the end of 2017 and it will be mailed to you at a later date. The benefits of the black VIP card will include special LEGO Star Wars promotions in 2018 for cardholders only.

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