I’m a few days late on this due to my work schedule but here is The Brick Fan July 2016 Monthly Recap. There was lots of huge announcements and reveals last month because of events happening in July like San Diego Comic Con.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2017 Mighty Micros Sets Revealed – LEGO announced the next wave of the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Mighty Micros which introduces some new minifigures to the subtheme like Wolverine, Magneto, Iron Man, Thanos, and Scorpion.
LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 & 2 (75828) Review – The new Ghostbusters reboot movie came out in theaters and I did a review on the LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 & 2 (75828) set. The set isn’t as bad as some thought it would be.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2017 Hulk vs. Red Hulk Revealed – Ahead of SDCC 2016, LEGO revealed on of the new LEGO Marvel Super Heroes sets for 2017 which was the Hulk vs. Red Hulk set. The set will consist of 375 pieces and retail for $59.99 and will be available in January.
LEGO Disney Castle (71040) Officially Announced – LEGO officially announced their next D2C set with the LEGO Disney Castle (71040). It has 4,080 pieces and will retail for $349.99. LEGO VIP members will get the first crack at it when it becomes available starting on August 17.
LEGO Ideas Adventure Time Brick-Built Characters (21308) Set Revealed – LEGO revealed the LEGO Ideas Adventure Time Brick-Built Characters (21308). The set will be available in January 2017 and it consists of 495 pieces while retailing for $49.99. It will have some of your favorite Adventure Time characters such as Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, Lady Rainicorn, Marceline, BMO, Gunter, and Ice King.
LEGO Super Heroes BrickHeadz Sets Revealed for SDCC 2016 – LEGO revealed some new exclusive Super Heroes BrickHeadz sets for SDCC 2016 and also announced that they will also be a full line coming in 2017.
LEGO Dimensions E.T. Fun Pack (71258) Revealed – Nostalgia kicked into full gear when the LEGO Dimensions E.T. Fun Pack (71258) was revealed. You’ll soon be able to add the iconic extra-terrestrial to your minifigure collection in November.
Two The LEGO Batman Movie Official Set Images Revealed – During SDCC 2016, LEGO revealed two new sets for The LEGO Batman Movie which will be coming out next year. The first is a new version of the Batmobile (70905) which has 581 pieces while retailing for $59.99. The other set is The Joker’s Notorious Lowrider (70906) that contains 433 pieces and retails for $49.99.
More LEGO Dimensions Expansion Pack Official Images – The official images and press release for the Year 2 Wave 8 LEGO Dimensions sets were released. These packs will be available in November 2016.
The LEGO Batman Movie SDCC 2016 Official Trailer Now Available – Warner Bros. released a new SDCC 2016 trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie which shows new footage of Robin and the Joker.
LEGO Launches New Minisite Called Remake – LEGO launched Remake which is a site providing building instructions to create alternative models using official LEGO sets.
LEGO September 2016 Store Calendar Promotions & Events – The September 2016 LEGO Store Calendar is now available and it shows that we’re getting two exclusive set releases in the middle of the month.
LEGO BIONICLE to be Discontinued at End of 2016 – LEGO announced that they will be ending the BIONICLE theme at the end of 2016 after it returned last year.
LEGO Star Wars, City, Friends 2016 Advent Calendar Official Images – The official images of the LEGO Star Wars, City, and Friends 2016 Advent Calendars were released and but don’t look if you don’t want to be spoiled by the offerings.