Bricks Issue 9

The folks over at Bricks has sent over a new press release regarding Issue 9 as well as a special promotion for it.

All orders of Bricks issue 9 print, single orders and subscriptions will receive a free digital edition*.

Inspired by the Ghostbusters Firehouse, Bricks goes all retro, looking at an era that has influenced some of the finest franchises and sets to date. So flick back your mullets, plump your shoulder pads and enjoy celebrating a decadent decade.

It was a generation that tasted cable television, fed on Hollywood blockbusters and consumed merchandising like no other. Collectable culture was born, every show came with its own toy line leading to a mass production that oozed originality and new levels of creativity. LEGO upped the anti as new exciting themes hit our shelves. It was here that we were introduced to the likes of Classic Space, Pirates and Castle collections, to name but a few… it was no longer just about the city.

The issue starts with a thorough examination of the long-awaited Ghostbusters Firehouse set before blasting back through the decade. Michael LeCount chooses his ten best sets of the ’80s, David Alexander Smith shows us his Neo-Classic Space dinosaurs while Orion Pax recreates iconic toys with LEGO. The likes of Optimus Prime, Castle Grayskull and Inspector Gadget are all brought to life through the brick. Lucy Boughton looks at the official licenses inspired by the decade’s finest films, alongside a peek at LEGO food throughout the years.

Jumping back into the present we have the full story behind the new Nexo Knights theme, the latest from the world of LEGO Dimensions and an inside look at Bright Bricks as they supersize the new interactive Milo robot. Elspeth De Montes has a go at building the amazing Arvo Brothers’ Alien model, while build expert James Pegrum gives us a lesson in lettering. We also have the second part of Luke Hutchinson’s medieval build and a brand new series from Nick Savage on customising your minifigures.

With masterclass builds, the latest from Ideas, reviews and more, there should be enough here for a fun-packed month.

With 126 pages packed full of inspirational models and exclusive features Bricks is the premier LEGO fan magazine. With a price of just £4.99, why accept anything less?

Order your copy today

* Offer applies until Thursday 4th February midnight. Please note The digital platform is currently available as a web platform which is accessible online through your desktop, laptops, tablet and mobile phones. Our APP which enables you to download and read offline, is with Apple (and Android) and awaiting their authorised release which takes 2-3 weeks. As soon as Apple (and Android) release this you will be alerted to download the APP and any purchases you have made will also be available on the APP, as well. When you purchase a digital edition or digital subscription it can take up to 24 hours for your account to be activated. Once it is activated the details will be sent over to you via email, these are your username and your password.

Enjoy the issue and keep building.

Bricks Issue 9

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