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LEGO SDCC 2012 Bizarro Minifigure Sweepstakes on LEGO Reward Center

LEGO has started a new VIP sweepstakes over in the Reward Center for the 2012 San Diego Comic Con Bizarro minifigure. This minifigure was given away at SDCC and it was harder to get than the ones in recent years since there were less of them produced. Bizarro comes sealed in a clear case for display and certified UKG 100% gold. Each entry costs 50 VIP points and you can have a maximum of 15 entries which total 750 points. The sweepstakes will run until August 2.

Enter the VIP Sweepstakes for your chance to win a rare “Bizarro #1” DC Super Heroes Minifigure from Comic-Con® 2012! This limited-edition collectible comes in a sealed clear case for secure display. (UKG 100% Gold). Ends 8/2. Redeem 50 points to enter. Many will enter, only one will win!

Maximum of 15 entries per VIP Member – please see full terms and conditions for details and eligibility requirements. Competition closes 2nd August 2020. Eligible countries: Canada (excluding Quebec), Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States. Please note, you are not eligible to enter from the following locations: Canada: Quebec is ineligible


LEGO San Diego Comic Con 2012 Shazam Minifigure VIP Sweepstakes Coming in February

After many months, it looks like there will be some new rewards available soon on the LEGO VIP Reward Center. On the LEGO Ambassador Network, it has been stated there will be new sweepstakes every month and starting in February, they will be giving away the exclusive 2012 San Diego Comic Con Shazam minifigure. VIPs can enter by redeeming 50 VIP points, up to a max of 15 entries, and the winner will be drawn randomly. Future minifigure sweepstakes will include a signed LEGO Star Wars minifigure and an exclusive Marvel character.

They have also teased on some other rewards that will be coming soon including designer signed Imperial Star Destroyer (75252) sets and signed Star Wars Visual Dictionary copies.

Reward Centre-specific items, we are looking to kick off our first Exclusive minifigure sweepstake in February with a 2012 San Diego Comic-Con “Shazam!” minifigure where people from the following countries are allowed to participate***. VIP Members can enter the competition by redeeming 50 VIP points (up to a maximum of 15 entries) with the winner being drawn at random (postcard entries applicable where local law dictates).

The Rewards team intend to operate these sweepstakes every month starting 10th February and running until 2nd March for Shazam! Upcoming minifigure sweepstakes will include a signed Star Wars minifigure and an exclusive version of a Marvel character.

With regards to other items upcoming on the Reward Centre (dates to be confirmed) are designer-signed Imperial Star Destroyer sets and designer-signed Star Wars Visual Dictionary copies.


San Diego Comic-Con 2012 LEGO News Wrap Up

There were a lot of news coming out of the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con ranging from LEGO Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to the Super Heroes theme as well as Star Wars and Ninjago.

On Day 1, the biggest news for LEGO Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit was The Unexpected Gathering (79003) set that is expected to be released this December. The set takes place in the Bag End where all the characters gathered. Again, all the minifigures seen are Gandalf, Dwalin, Bombur, Bofur, Bilbo and Balin.

For Day 2, even bigger news came out for the LEGO Super Heroes theme. First, there were the exclusive minfigure giveaways of Bizarro, Phoenix, Shazam and Venom. LEGO also showed off the new minfigures for the LEGO DC Universe line as well as the LEGO Marvel line.

Day 3 was the reveal of the LEGO Star Wars Rancor Pit set. The Jabba’s Palace set fits right on top and The Brick Show has made a picture of what the combined sets might look like. Although in theory it might look cool with them connected, it feels incomplete without the mountain.

On the final day of Comic-Con 2012, LEGO released the trailer for Ninjago Season 3.

As you can see, San Diego Comic-Con 2012 was filled with reveals for many different themes. I personally can’t wait for all the sets to come out. What are you waiting for to come out?


San Diego Comic Con 2012 – LEGO Super Heroes Minifigures 2013

At the 2012 San Diego Comic Con, LEGO has revealed pictures of the new LEGO Super Heroes minifigures for the 2013 sets. For DC Universe, we have Batman, Bane, Commissioner Jim Gordon in a SWAT bulletproof vest, Harley Quinn in a suit, Scarecrow, Penguin, a white-suit Batman, Joker in an Arkham jumpsuit, Mr. Freeze, Robin, and Aquaman. For Marvel, we get Dr Doom, Spider-man, J. Jonah Jameson, The Beetle, Nick Fury, Nova, and Venom.

**Image from MGF Customs/Reviews**


San Diego Comic Con 2012 – LEGO Star Wars Rancor Pit

A picture of the new LEGO Star Wars Rancor Pit has surfaced a couple of days before the LEGO Star Wars themed day at the 2012 San Diego Comic Con. My first impression of just looking at the picture is that it’s a decent, medium-sized build that could possibly fit under Jabba’s Palace (9516). I will be getting a closer look at the set and have more images and details of it when I go to Comic Con this Saturday.

**Image from Hoth Bricks**


San Diego Comic Con 2012 – The Hobbit Set Revealed

As you may know, LEGO released pictures of the minifigures from The Hobbit a couple of days ago. Today at the 2012 San Diego Comic Con, LEGO revealed one of the new sets coming out in December, An Unexpected Gathering (79003). Here you can see all six minifigures standing in front of Bag End. Below is the description from Brickipedia.

The long journey to Mount Doom begins for Bilbo Baggins at his home at Bag End. Complete surprise to him dwarfs have been found to have tea. But actually they were Gandalf’s character in The Hobbit Bilbo’s door at attention. The wizard Gandalf had in fact Bilbo recognized extraordinary courage of him to give qualified by the dwarves wanted master thief. Thus, even if Bilbo himself can not do anything with this company, this meeting in Bag End to the start of an exciting adventure – a journey across Middle-earth to the Lonely Mountain, where Smaug the dragon guarding the dwarf treasure. After the series with LEGO Lord of the Rings Middle-earth is started, it is expected that the launch of the film The Hobbit in December 2012, accompanied by kits suitable for the film. And the story begins, of course, in Bag End.


San Diego Comic Con 2012 – LEGO Super Heroes Minifigures Part 2

CNN has revealed pictures of the other two minifigures for the exclusive giveaways at San Diego Comic Con 2012. In addition to Bizarro and Phoenix, you can also try to get Shazam and Venom if you are at the LEGO booth on Friday.

**Update – That is actually the Black Suited Spider-man.**

**Source – CNN Geek Out**

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