The Wright Flyer by Kmayne_bricks is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The 1,279 piece build features the experimental plane that the Wright brothers used for the first flight.
The project joins Ancient Roman Temple, This is Fine, Castle Dracula, Pac-Man Moving Display, The Lost City, Japanese Courtyard Garden 坪庭, The Travel Suitcase, Pixar’s Up House With Balloons, and BotW Temple of Time as the ones to reach the Third 2022 Review Stage.
Earlier this week, Amazon kicked off a promotion where you can save $10 when you buy $50 of select LEGO sets and they have recently added more sets to the list. The list also includes sets that have already been discounted so you get an even better deal than if you would have bought them at regular price.
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October is just a few days away and there are some new LEGO sets that will be available for purchase on the LEGO Shop. There a quite a few larger sets that will be dropping but there are also some medium sized ones that are based on Avatar as well as the upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever movies. Of course, we can’t forget about the latest addition to the Winter Village Collection with the Holiday Main Street.
As far as promotions go, there is one for the LEGO Ray the Castaway (40566) with purchases of $120 from October 1-13, while supplies last.
Neytiri & Thanator vs. AMP Suit Quaritch (75571) – $49.99
Jake & Neytiri’s First Banshee Flight (75572) – $59.99
Floating Mountains: Site 26 & RDA Samson (75573) – $99.99
Toruk Makto & Tree of Souls (75574) – $149.99
Jake Sully & his Avatar (40554) – $19.99
Wild Animals of the Ocean (10972) – $19.99
Wild Animals of the World (10975) – $129.99
Holiday Main Street (10308) – $99.99 – VIPs Oct. 3/General Oct. 7
The Mighty Bowser (71411) – $269.99
The Office (21336) – $119.99
Shuri’s Sunbird (76211) – $49.99
Shuri’s Lab (76212) – $9.99
King Namor’s Throne Room (76213) – $34.99
Black Panther (76215) – $349.99
Black Panther Key Chain (854189) – $5.99
Wintertime Polar Bears (40571) – $12.99
Penguin & Snowflake (40572) – $9.99
Christmas Tree (40573) – $44.99
UCS The Razor Crest (75331) – $599.99 – VIPs Oct. 3/General Oct. 7… Continue
The Toys R Us Canada weekly flyer has revealed the not-so-secret fourth LEGO Marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever set with the Black Panther: War on the Water (76214). Listed at $114.94 CAD, it has 545 pieces and includes minifigures of King Namor, Okoye, M’Baku, and two hidden characters. I’m not sure if the set will have those two hidden spots or if they will show the actual characters. The set is scheduled to be released in October with the other sets for the upcoming movie. Thanks to John for the heads up.
The BotW Temple of Time by LEGOverwatch is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The Temple of Time was originally seen in and this version has been updated for Breath of the Wild which consists of about 3,000 pieces. The project also proposes minifigures of Link, Bokoblin, and King Rhoam Bosphoramus.
The project joins Ancient Roman Temple, This is Fine, Castle Dracula, Pac-Man Moving Display, The Lost City, Japanese Courtyard Garden 坪庭, The Travel Suitcase, and Pixar’s Up House With Balloons as the ones to reach the Third 2022 Review Stage.
LEGO has released their financial results for the first half of 2022 and their performance was above expectations. Revenue was up 17% while sales increased by 13% however inflation costs on raw materials, energy, and fright has cut into profits. The best selling themes so far this year include LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Technic, LEGO Icons, LEGO City, LEGO Harry Potter, and LEGO Friends.
The LEGO Group delivers top line growth in H1 2022 while accelerating strategic growth initiatives
As the company celebrates its 90th anniversary, strong demand drives double-digit top line growth while it reinvests in the business to accelerate long-term growth initiatives during first half of 2022.
• Revenue grew 17 percent to DKK 27.0 billion.
• Consumer sales grew 13 percent.
• Operating profit was stable at DKK 7.9 billion. Net profit was DKK 6.2 billion.
• Free cash flow was DKK 3.8 billion.
• Market share gains globally and in largest markets.
• The LEGO Foundation continues pledge to support families in need and children’s development through playful learning.
BILLUND, September 28, 2022: The LEGO Group today reported earnings for the six months ending June 30, 2022. Revenue for the period grew 17 percent to DKK 27.0 billion compared with the same period in 2021, driven by strong demand. Consumer sales grew 13 percent, significantly ahead of the toy industry, contributing to global market share growth.
The LEGO Group CEO, Niels B. Christiansen said: “We got off to a strong start in 2022 and are very satisfied with our performance which landed
Continuing my reviews of the LEGO Avatar sets, the next one we’ll be checking out is the Toruk Makto & Tree of Souls (75574). This is the most expensive set of the wave coming in at $149.99 while having 1,212 pieces.