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The Brick Fan December 2017 Monthly Recap


December was a pretty busy month here on The Brick Fan and here’s a recap of some of the more popular LEGO news stories for this month. This list may be a little long than usual simply because there’s a lot to cover.

LEGO January 2018 Store Calendar Promotions & Events – The January store calendar is available and we could see some of the new promos including the 60 Years of the LEGO Brick (40290) set.

January 2018 LEGO Store Calendar

LEGO DUPLO 2018 Official Set Images – The images for the new 2018 DUPLO sets became available and there are some cute sets for the younger fans.

Rapunzel's Tower (10878)

The LEGO Batman Movie Collectible Minifigures Series 2 (71020) Officially Revealed – The new series of The LEGO Batman Movie CMF were revealed and you can now starting finding them in stores.

The LEGO Batman Movie Collectible Minifigures Series 2 (71020)

LEGO Friends 2018 Design Change Explained – Fans have noticed there were some changes in the 2018 LEGO Friends sets and that prompted LEGO to put out an official announcement of their reasoning.

LEGO Friends Friendship House (41340)

The LEGO Group Wins Copyright Infringement Case Against BELA – LEGO has announced they have won a landmark victory in China against BELO who was infringing on their copyrights.

LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Pod (5005376) Promotion Cancelled – LEGO released a statement regarding the cancellation of the Darth Vader Pod promotion that was supposed to be going on from now until the middle of January.

LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Pod

BrickLink Announces Site Will Catalog BrickArms Products – In an unusual move, BrickLink announced they they will now catalog BrickArms products which have angered some longtime users of the site.

LEGO Super Heroes Mighty Micros 2018 Official Images – The official images for the 2018 LEGO Super Heroes Mighty Micros became available.

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Mighty Micros: Nightwing vs. The Joker (76093)

Cartoon Network Announces LEGO Unikitty! Premiere – CN announced that the new Unikitty! animated series will be premiering on January 1.


LEGO Elves 2018 Official Set Images – LEGO has uploaded the images of the 2018 LEGO Elves sets to their servers.

LEGO Elves Noctura's Tower & the Earth Fox Rescue (41194)

All LEGO BrickHeadz 2018 Seasonal Sets Revealed – All of the 2018 LEGO Seasonal BrickHeadz sets have been revealed.

LEGO BrickHeadz Valentine's Bee (40270)

LEGO Releases Statement Regarding Downtown Diner (10260) Minifigure Faces – The minifigures for the upcoming LEGO Creator Downtown Diner will have expressive faces instead of the standard smiley faces and LEGO has released a statement regarding why.

LEGO Creator Downtown Diner (10260)

60 Years of the LEGO Brick (40290) Official Images – The official images of the 60 Years of the LEGO Brick (40290) promotional set are available and we can get to see some of the details that will be in it.

60 Years of the LEGO Brick (40290)

LEGO Star Wars Solo Sets Release Date Revealed – It is reported that the LEGO Star Wars Solo sets will be available starting on April 20, 2018 with five sets in the wave along with a couple of buildable figures.

Kevin Hinkle No Longer with The LEGO Group – Longtime LEGO employee Kevin Hinkle announced that he is no longer with the company.

LEGO Kevin Hinkle

LEGO Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Sets Releasing in May – It is reported that the upcoming wave of LEGO Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom sets will be coming out in May with a number of sets in various themes.

LEGO Star Wars Summer 2018 Rumored Set Details – Details for the summer 2018 LEGO Star Wars sets have surfaced and there are some very interesting ones that are rumored to come out next year.

LEGO Star Wars Sandcrawler (75059)

LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Roller Coaster Set Coming Summer 2018 – It is rumored that there will be a LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Roller Coaster set that will be available in the summer.

New LEGO Harry Potter 2018 Set Rumors – There are some new rumors for the reported LEGO Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme that is coming in 2018.

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