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Marvellous Marvel Movie Posters

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Marvellous Marvel Movie Posters

To celebrate the release of Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 we taking a look back at some of the past Marvel movies which have been given the LEGO® treatment. The LEGO Super Heroes range has become immensely popular over the last few years, fuelled in part thanks to continued success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and its connected array of movies and TV shows. With each new instalment in the MCU, its often joined by a collection LEGO playsets and as an added treat the movies theatrical poster gets recreated using the...

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Amazing MOCs – Alien Day 2017

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Amazing MOCs – Alien Day 2017

It’s that time once again, when in space no-one can hear you build. Today is officially Alien Day, named after the desolate rock LV-426, on which the Xenomorphs were first encountered. Last year we took at look at some amazing Aliens-themed MOCs to honour Alien Day, so this year we’ve gone in search of more Amazing MOCs and stumbled upon these gems first posted on Eurobricks and build by misuPix. They have recreated the iconic Power Loader mech which appeared in Aliens and is used by Ripley to fend off the Alien Queen. Along with...

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A Look At LEGO…. Stationery

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A Look At LEGO…. Stationery

What a time with live in, a time when almost anything and everything has a day to celebrate it and if you’re really lucky, you get an entire week devoted to you. This week is National Stationery Week, yes a whole week dedicated to the delights of pens, pencils and of course rulers. So what better time to take A Look At…. LEGO stationery. There’s been plenty of LEGO branded stationery products available over the years but it wasn’t until last year, that the magic of LEGO was fully combined with the humble stationery...

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A Look At LEGO…. Dragons

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A Look At LEGO…. Dragons

Today we celebrate St George’s Day, legend has it that Saint George one day happened upon a princess, who was to be fed to a fearsome dragon. Brave George defeated the dragon and saved the princess and her village. As the legend of Saint George passed through the ages, he became the patron saint of England and every April, his story is celebrated. So what better time to take A Look At…. LEGO Dragons. The humble dragon has a long and varied history within the LEGO brand. From brick-built beasts to specially molded creatures, there...

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A Look At LEGO…. Star Wars Snowspeeders

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A Look At LEGO…. Star Wars Snowspeeders

With the announcement that the next LEGO® Star Wars Ultimate Collectors Series set will be a Rebel Snowspeeder, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look back over the years and see how the Snowspeeder has been portrayed in various LEGO forms. The tiny two-man craft has played an iconic part in the Empires downfall, quite literally. Having made its debut in the second Star Wars outing, Empire Strikes Back, the T-47 airspeeder would first appear in LEGO form as one of the first few LEGO Star Wars set to be released in 1999. 7130:...

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Celebrate Ten Years Of LEGO Creator Expert Sets

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Celebrate Ten Years Of LEGO Creator Expert Sets

2017 is a big year for a number of LEGO themes, the Technic brand turns 40th as does the Star Wars franchise, which continues to provide LEGO with a wealth of interesting LEGO sets. One of the most loved themes celebrating its anniversary this year is the LEGO Creator Expert line. Although the Creator Expert brand covers sets as diverse as the Christmas Winter Village and the large scale vehicles such as the VW Beetle and Ferrari, it’s best known for the yearly modular building sets released at the start of each new year. Since 2007...

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Growing Up With Groot

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Growing Up With Groot

With the release of the new LEGO Marvel Super Heroes sets based on Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, we have been treated to a new version of everyone’s favourite talking tree. But did you know that the new Baby Groot microfigure is actually the third version of Rocket’s partner in crime? So today as a little bit of fun we look over the life and times of LEGO Groot, who has grown into a trio of forms from his introduction in 2014. When we first meet Groot on screen, he and the genetically engineered talking raccoon...

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A Look At LEGO…. Fabuland

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A Look At LEGO…. Fabuland

According to the My Sets section of Brickset, I own 1700 minifigures and of all those minifigures only one is an elusive resident of Fabuland. The Fabuland minfigures are like no other, too big to be a standard LEGO® minifigure and too small to be a Duplo figure. They are unmistakably LEGO but remain one of the most unique range of characters to appear in the world of LEGO. So we thought it would be fun to take A Look At LEGO…. Fabuland! Before the cross-product success of Bionicle, Ninjago, Legends of Chima and NEXO KNIGHTS, The LEGO...

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A Look at LEGO… Pirates Of The Caribbean

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A Look at LEGO… Pirates Of The Caribbean

With the news that the Pirates of the Caribbean theme is to set sail once more after a six year absence, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to scurry up to the crow’s nest and take A Look at LEGO… Pirates of the Caribbean. Way back in 2010 it was announced that sets based on the first four Pirates of the Caribbean movies would be released in Spring of 2011. The arrival of the new theme was first teased during Comic Con in a LEGO Prince of Persia display, by a hidden Captain Jack Sparrow Minifigure. The first wave of sets...

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Love To Build LEGO This Valentine’s Day

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Love To Build LEGO This Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day, which means a day filled with lovey dovey shenanigans. LEGO® have got into the Valentine’s Day spirit this year with some fun games and quizzes to play on their Valentine’s Day microsite. How much do you love LEGO? Find out here. Last year LEGO created a series of fun dioramas based on some of their most popular themes and characters. No matter how your spending your Valentine’s evening, love of LEGO lasts all year round. And there’s still time to grab this years Seasonal...

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