The Brick Fan September 2017 Monthly Recap

September came and went just like that and there was plenty of LEGO news that happened for the month. Here are some of the more notable posts that you may have missed.

LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) May Be Extremely Limited at Release – As I reported, the number of LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) sets that were available during its release was very limited and many people who wanted it wasn’t able to get one.

Rest of LEGO Toys R Us Bricktober 2017 Sets Revealed – There are four LEGO Bricktober 2017 sets that will be available at Toys R Us. Hopefully we get more details of how to obtain these sets here in the US tomorrow.

The LEGO Group Releases 2017 Half Year Results, Profits Down – LEGO released their financial results for the first have of 2017 and revenue was down 5% compared to the same time last year. This also results in the company laying off about 1,400 employees.

LEGO Creator Palace Cinema (10232) Confirmed to be Retiring Soon – The LEGO Creator Palace Cinema (10232) will be retiring soon. There’s no set date for when the set is gone but get it while you still can.

LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) Unboxing Review – I received the LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) a little early and did a short unboxing post for it.

LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192)

LEGO Ranked Number 1 on 2017 Global CSR RepTrak 100 – The LEGO Group has become the Number 1 company in regards to reputation on corporate responsibility according to RepTrak 100.

Toys R Us Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – One of the last major toy retailers has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Spoiler-Free Review – I attended an early press screening of The LEGO Ninjago Movie last week. Read what I have to say about it.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Wave 2 Official Set Images – The next wave of The LEGO Ninjago Movie sets have been revealed with official images of the sets.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Quake Mech (70632)

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Earns $21.2 Million on Opening Weekend – The LEGO Ninjago Movie opened at $21.2 million domestically which is considerably lower than The LEGO Movie ($69 mil) and The LEGO Batman Movie ($53 mil).

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

LEGO Toys R Us Bricktober 2017 In-Store Events – There will be a number of in-store events at Toys R Us for the LEGO Bricktober 2017 promotional period.

LEGO Toys R Us Bricktober 2017

The LEGO Batman Movie The Joker Manor (70922) Officially Announced – LEGO revealed a D2C set for The LEGO Batman Movie with The Joker Manor (70922).

The LEGO Batman Movie The Joker Manor (70922)

LEGO Looking for Ideas for Future Gift-With-Purchase Items – LEGO is asking for ideas for future GWP (gift-with-purchase) products.

LEGO Creator Mini VW Beetle (40252)

LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) Availability Update – LEGO has given an update on the availability of the LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (75192).

LEGO House Tour from Beyond the Brick – Beyond the Brick has released a new video of the LEGO House.

LEGO House

LEGO BrickHeadz New York Comic Con 2017 Exclusive Set – NYCC 2017 is coming up and there will be an exclusive LEGO BrickHeadz set that attendees can pick up.

LEGO BrickHeadz NYCC 2017 (41498)

  • David4

    September, the month where The LEGO NinjaGo Movie bombed and that TRU Bricktober has been canceled.

    Honestly. We are not getting the minifigure packs. I think LEGO held them because of the bankruptcy issues.

    But the NinjaGo Movie sets are 20% off, so at least that’s something.

    • Anonymous

      FYI. Bricktober is running!! $50 purchase of Lego in order to get the Lego ninjago minifig pack started today…signs were posted all over the Huntington Beach, CA location announcing this promo….

      • David4

        Oh $50… maybe I’ll go later tomorrow and check it out.