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LEGO DC Collectible Minifigures Rumored for 2020?

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Here’s a new juicy 2020 LEGO rumor that could be the start of something special further down the line. As we know by now, LEGO has done some licensed Collectible Minifigures series including Harry Potter and a couple waves of The Simpsons, The LEGO Batman Movie, and Disney and it looks like a new licensed theme could be joining the fray next year. According to Brick Fanatics, we could be getting a LEGO DC Collectible Minifigures series at the beginning of the year. Obviously there are tons of characters to choose from but we’ll probably also see the usual cast of DC originals like Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman in new variant outfits.

This isn’t the first time I’ve heard of this rumor but BF has some good sources so I’m going to roll with it, however, treat this as a rumor until LEGO teases something or they announce it on social media. If LEGO does release a DC series, could we also see a Marvel Collectible Minifigures series as well? Thanks to Shrek for the heads up even though it probably isn’t your real name.

*Note* – The above image is from The LEGO Batman Movie Series 2.

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LEGO Creator Gingerbread House (10267) Designer Video

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Earlier today, LEGO announced the LEGO Creator Gingerbread House (10267) and they have also released the designer video for the set. LEGO designer Tiago Catarino talks about this highly anticipated set which will be available starting next week. The video shows us some even more close up images of what we can expect to get in this festive Winter Village set. The Gingerbread House has 1,477 pieces and will retail for $99.99.

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LEGO Creator Gingerbread House (10267) Officially Announced

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One of the most anticipated sets every year are from the Winter Village theme and for 2019, we will be getting the LEGO Creator Gingerbread House (10267). Retailing for $99.99, it has 1,477 pieces and will be available starting next week on September 18 for VIPs and October 1 for the general release. It features a gingerbread man and gingerbread woman as well as a gingerbread baby as a printed tile. Check out the press release and more images below.

10267 Gingerbread House

Ages 12+ 1477 pieces

US $99.99– CA $139.99– DE €89.99– UK £84.99 – FR €94.99– DK 799DKK –AUD $159.99

*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Gather the family and build the wonderful Gingerbread House!

Enjoy a festive build and play experience with the LEGO® Creator Expert 10267 Gingerbread House. A treasure chest of magical details, this amazing model features frosted roofs with colorful candy buttons and a delicious facade with candy-cane columns, glittery windows and a tall chimney stack with a glowing fireplace. Inside the house there’s an array of fun details and candy furnishings including a tasteful bedroom with chocolate bed and cotton candy lamp, and a bathroom with the essential toilet and bathtub. This wonderful LEGO Gingerbread House sets the scene for imaginative adventures with the gingerbread family. Children can light up the cozy fireplace, help clear the sidewalk with the snow blower and nestle the gingerbread baby in its carriage. It also includes a decorated Christmas tree with wrapped gifts and toys, including a rocking horse and a toy train. This advanced LEGO set delivers a challenging and rewarding building experience and makes a great seasonal centerpiece for the home or office. Includes gingerbread man, woman and baby figures.

• Includes 3 LEGO® figures: a gingerbread man, gingerbread woman and gingerbread baby.
• The Gingerbread House features frosted roofs with colorful candy buttons, a rich facade with candy cane columns and walking sticks, glittery windows and a tall chimney stack with a glowing fireplace, plus a detailed interior, brick-built baby carriage and a snow blower.
• Gingerbread House interior features an array of fun details and candy-style furnishings, including a bedroom with chocolate bed and cotton-candy lamp, and a bathroom with the essential toilet and bathtub!
• Also includes a Christmas tree with wrapped gifts and toys, including a rocking horse and a toy train.
• Check out the yummy candy-cane signposts!
• Press down on the chimney-smoke button to set the fire aglow!
• Children will love imaginative play with the gingerbread family.
• Help the gingerbread lady nestle the gingerbread baby in the carriage.
• Accessory elements include a baby bottle, cups, frying pan and an axe.
• Special elements include a new-for-August-2019 gold bar element in tan and transparent 1×1 glitter bricks in purple.
• Measures over 8” (21cm) high, 10” (26cm) wide and 5” (13cm) deep.

Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.LEGO.com from 18th September, 2019

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LEGO Hidden Side Wrecked Shrimp Boat (70419) Amazon Sale – September 2019

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The LEGO Hidden Side Wrecked Shrimp Boat (70419) is currently on sale for $24.99 over on Amazon. This sale started a couple of days ago and it is a modest $5 off which is about 17% off the retail price. This sale makes the price-to-piece ratio go down to $0.08/piece which is pretty good especially when you can get an albino alligator as well.

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LEGO Disney Train and Station (71044) Designer Video

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The LEGO Disney Train and Station (71044) has been available for a short while now and if you’re still on the fence about getting it, LEGO has released the designer video to maybe sway your opinion on it. LEGO design manager Marcos Bessa and graphic designer Austin Carlson talk about some of the details of the set including the Goofy minifigure and the stickers found throughout the station. The LEGO Disney Train and Station (71044) has 2,925 pieces and retails for $329.99 on [email protected].

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LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender (42110) Officially Announced

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Even though it was “leaked” back in June, LEGO today has officially revealed the LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender (42110). The set contains 2,573 pieces and retails for $199.99 and will be available starting on October 1. Check out the press release and the product launch video below.

BUILD YOUR OWN ICON: INTRODUCING THE LEGO TECHNIC LAND ROVER DEFENDER

• LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender set launches alongside New Land Rover Defender at 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show
• 2,573-piece LEGO model developed with Land Rover to include authentic bodywork and a host of realistic functions
• Features in-line six-cylinder engine, gearbox with high and low ratios, independent suspension, expedition roof rack and working winch
• LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender on sale globally from 1 October 2019

Frankfurt, 11th September 2019 – The new LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender is an automotive icon you can build at home.

Developed in partnership with Land Rover and launched alongside the New Defender at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2,573-piece model combines the boundless creativity of LEGO with New Defender’s instantly recognisable silhouette and unrivalled capability.

The LEGO Technic vehicle echoes New Defenderwith a host of realistic elements and functions, including authentic body panels and rims, four-wheel drive with three differentials, fully independent suspension, a working winch and LEGO Technic’s most sophisticated gearbox yet – all designed to provide an engrossing and rewarding building experience for car lovers and LEGO fans alike.

Niels Henrik Horsted, Marketing Director at the LEGO Group, said: “With every LEGO element, children can build anything they can imagine. I’m very excited about this new model – a truly impressive job done by our LEGO designers. Together with Land Rover, we’ve blended elements, design and innovative engineering into a set that shows the boundless creativity of LEGO play, and that with LEGO Technic you can build for real.”

Joe Sinclair, Director of Branded Goods and Licensing at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “The Land Rover Defender and LEGO brand are both iconic across the world, and the launch of New Defender felt like the perfect time to bring them together.The level of detail and engineering that has gone into creating this LEGO model perfectly reflects the work of our own designers and engineers who have been so dedicated to bringing a motoring icon back for the 21st century.”

Opening doors allow access to the model’s elaborate cabin with its working steering wheel and detailed dashboard. A new transmission system has two levers for engaging high or low ratios and a selector for changing gear – LEGO Technic’s most sophisticated gearbox yet.

You can also fold the rear seat forward to view the four-speed sequential gearbox, lift the bonnet to view the in-line six-cylinder engine with moving pistons and turn the rear-mounted spare wheel to open the rear door.

Reflecting the action-fuelled accessories available for the full-size New Defender, the model is finished with a working winch, removable roof rack with storage box, pannier, ladder and traction mats.

The LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender set will be available globally from 1 October 2019.

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Brick Fanatics Magazine Issue 10 Available Now

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Avast, me hearties! A special look at 30 years of LEGO Pirates themes Issue 10 of Brick Fanatics Magazine, alongside Hidden Side, Overwatch and 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer

The 10th edition of the print magazine all about LEGO is available to order today at www.brickfanatics.com/magazine, with shipping due for subscribers and early orders from the end of September.

This issue is full of treasure to be discovered, perhaps nowhere better than across our multi-page retrospective on LEGO Pirates, the theme that launched a generation of swashbuckling adventure and brick-based play for many of us.

Alongside some specially-created photography inspired by this iconic theme, we sit down exclusively with the lead designer responsible three decades ago for creating more than just this range of classic LEGO sets, but the world of LEGO Pirates as we know it.

From the past to the future, Issue 10 of Brick Fanatics Magazine also explores new theme Hidden Side, talking not only to the design team behind these unique, transforming LEGO sets and their tie-in app, but also with industry experts, who offer a real insight into the LEGO Group’s latest attempts to merge digital and physical play.

Meanwhile, Overwatch’s two new upcoming releases – 75977 Junkrat & Roadhog and 75976 Wrecking Ball – get the designer walkthrough treatment, as the LEGO Group’s Woon Tze Chee exclusively explains the detail and charm that has gone into creating these eye-catching video game creations.

Once more in the larger print format with high definition gloss cover, this issue is also a first look at the gigantic new 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer (which for a giant grey triangle we are all very excited about), a digested take on the LEGO Group’s financial results released for the first half of 2019, and a closer look at what’s most interesting about the latest series of Collectible Minifigures.

Following on from LEGO insider columns that once more offer exclusive access into life and work at the home of the brick (including the LEGO Group’s distinction between AFOL and adult) is a packed How To section in Issue 10.

This month’s range of LEGO tips, tricks and techniques includes learning key microscale concepts through to a specially-commissioned castle, and a couple of brilliant ideas to expand your own Jurassic World theme park. Alongside some handheld builds to add to your CITY Space theme, another clever insight for great LEGO photography and an instructional look at how to reimagine a brick separator as a LEGO part, there’s more than one way to build your world of LEGO in this issue.

Across Issue 10 there’s plenty to discover, from what made the LEGO Group great 30 years ago, to the advances that continue to be made in toy design and play today. Discover all this and much more in Brick Fanatics Magazine’s latest edition.

Single copies of Issue 10, as well as 12-month and 24-month subscriptions from Issue 10, are available to purchase now at www.brickfanatics.com/magazine, with subscribers and early orders due to be dispatched from the end of September. Subscribe to Brick Fanatics Magazine to benefit from free issues, free postage and delivery of every issue fastest and first. Subscribe with peace of mind thanks to our subscriber promise and to even be in line for specially-created discounts for many of your favourite LEGO-related products.

Issue 10 key dates:
– Available to order from www.brickfanatics.com/magazine today
– Orders ship from end of September
– Available in WHSmith from October 3
– Available in Barnes & Noble from November 7

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