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LEGO Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar (9509) Day 8


Can you believe we’re already 8 days into December? With the redemption of the Day 7 Naboo Starfighter build, let’s hope the trend continues today.

LEGO Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar - Day 8


LEGO Batman: Arkham Asylum Breakout (10937) Listed on [email protected]


LEGO DC Universe Batman: Arkham Asylum Breakout (10937)

LEGO now has the new LEGO DC Universe Super Heroes Batman Arkham Asylum Breakout (10937)icon listed on [email protected] and the release date has been pushed up to December 31. The original expected release was supposed to be sometime in January 2013. The set will retail for $159.99 and contains 1619 pieces.

The villains have broken out of Arkham Asylum and must be stopped!

Sound the alarm! The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy and Scarecrow have escaped from Arkham Asylum with the help of Dr. Harleen Quinzel. These villains are about to wreak havoc in the streets of Gotham City! Help Caped Crusaders Batman™ and Robin swoop into action and put those good-for-nothing criminals back where they belong! Chase after the security van as it breaks through the gothic gates! Then throw each villain back behind bars in 8 highly detailed rooms. Includes 8 minifigures: Batman™, Robin, The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy, Dr. Harleen Quinzel, Scarecrow and a guard, all with assorted weapons or accessories.

•Includes 8 minifigures: Batman, Robin, The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy, Dr. Harleen Quinzel, Scarecrow and a guard, all with assorted weapons
•Features Arkham Asylum, security gate, gothic décor, moss, vines and ice elements
•Vehicles include security van
•Security van features opening back doors, removable roof and stretcher
•Arkham Asylum features opening cell doors, special Poison Ivy cell with transparent doors, the Mr. Freeze icy tower room, the Dr. Harleen Quinzel office and changing room, medical treatment room and security reception area
•Security gate features opening double doors and security camera
•Weapons include Batarang and kendo stick
•Recapture the villains!
•Break through the gate with the security van!
•Open all of the cell doors and let the villains out!
•Unleash The Joker from his cage restraints in the security van!
•Arkham Asylum measures over 12″ (32cm) high, 13″ (34cm) wide and 5″ (14cm) deep
•Security van measures over 2″ (7cm) high, 5″ (13cm) long and 2″ (6cm) wide
•Security gate measures over 5″ (12cm) high and 9″ (24cm) wide


LEGO Star Wars 2013 Summer Sets Rumored List


Over on HispaLUG, difool73, has posted a rumored list of the 2013 Summer Star Wars sets. Nothing is confirmed yet but it looks like LEGO is focusing more toward the Clone Wars series in this wave. If this indeed is the list for the Summer wave, there are some interesting sets that I may have to pick up. Which one are you looking forward to?

Corporate Alliance Droid (75015)
Homing Spider Droid (75016)
Yoda vs Count Dooku (75017)
Yoda Chronicle Model (75018)
AT-TE (75019)
Jabba’s Sail Barge (75020)
Republic Gunship (75021)
Mandalorian Speeder (75022)

Set 75017 has been changed to Duel on Geonosis (Source).
Set 75018 has been changed to JEK-14’s Stealth Starfighter (Source).

In other news, difool173 also notes that there are six LEGO The Hobbits sets confirmed for June 4 release. Is that rumor true? We’ll just have to wait and see.


LEGO Star Wars MTT Polybag (30059) Found At Walmart


BrickPicker member TheOrcKing has reported that the LEGO Star Wars MTT Polybag (30059) has been spotted in Walmart stores in the US. Before, the polybag could only be found in Japan which made the prices for it extremely outrageous. Last week, Brickset also reported that Toys R Us stores in Canada have recently started selling them as well. It looks like LEGO has heard the voices of the MTT Polybag fans and is releasing more of them.


LEGO Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar (9509) Day 7


With two straight days of disappointing Naboo-related builds, I’m a little hesitant to see what’s in store for Day 7 of the LEGO Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar (9509).

LEGO Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar (9509) - Day 7


New Items Added To “Retiring Soon” List on LEGO [email protected]


LEGO has added some new items to the “Retiring Soon” list on [email protected]icon. A couple of sets to point out that may sell out faster than others are the Star Wars Imperial Shuttle and the Harry Potter Diagon Alley. Grab them while you can before LEGO stocks are deplenished and prices on the secondary market skyrocket.


LEGO Ninjago Gold Ninja Minifigure Review


LEGO Ninjago Golden Dragon (70503)

Our friends over at Your Creative Friends on YouTube has recently gotten their hands on the new LEGO Ninjago Gold Ninja minifigure. In this version, Lloyd Garmadon is transformed into the Ultimate Spinjitzu Master when he battles the Overload in the TV series. The minifigure is available in the Golden Dragon (70503) and the Temple of Light (70505) sets. Check out the video below for YCF’s review of the Gold Ninja. Watch the whole video for a surprise at the end.

LEGO Ninjago Golden Dragon (70503) LEGO Ninjago Temple of Light (70505)