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21109 Exo-Suit Review

July 10th, 2014 (2)
A bit later then planned but this morning the yet to be released LEGO Ideas #007 set the Exo-Suit landed on my doorstep. So I cleared my to do list and cracked on with building it! Before I start, ...

Todd McFarlane Moves in to LEGO Toys

July 9th, 2014 (0)
Ain’t it cool have interviewed Todd McFarlane about his new adult geek toy line that includes his take on bricks! McFarlane Toys’ Movie Maniacs was very popular and amazingly awesome. McFarlane forever changed how we would look at the ...

American Super Soldier Custom Minifigure

July 8th, 2014 (0)
This very high quality pad printed American Super Soldier minifigure was printed and designed by Phoenix Customs from USA and inspired by the Captain America – The Winter Soldier movie. The print quality really stands-out on this minifigure and ...

LEGO Jawas Tee on TeeFury

July 7th, 2014 (0)
Catching up with the news after a very hectic weekend with the Tour de France coming through my town, got to be said it was awesome! Anyway it means I’m now playing catch up. The main news is a ...

The Exo-Suit Revealed

July 4th, 2014 (0)
LEGO Ideas have presented the brand new LEGO® Ideas #007 the Exo Suit by Peter Reid which we have been teasing all week, the video was co-created with LEGO fan Chris Salt. The Exo Suit will be out in ...

Throwback Thursday #5 – Volkswagen Beetle

July 3rd, 2014 (0)
Seen as the LEGO community is a buzz with the new Mini Cooper that we reviewed earlier. I though I would pick an earlier attempt at a large scale car model the 10187-1: Volkswagen Beetle from 2008. While you ...

10242 MINI Cooper MK VII Review

July 3rd, 2014 (1)
The next of the exclusives comes out on the 1st of August, although VIP's can get early access to it later this month. The set I'm talking about is the Mini Cooper. The next set to follow on from ...

LEGO responds to the Greenpeace Campaign

July 2nd, 2014 (1)
I told you LEGO would make an official reply to the Greenpeace LEGO campaign using the LEGO Brand and this is the official statement: Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, CEO of the LEGO Group, comments on the Greenpeace campaign using the ...

New LEGO Friends Magazine

July 2nd, 2014 (0)
From the same publishers as the LEGO Chima mag comes a brand new UK magazine this time for those that are fans of LEGO Friends, the magazine is out now in WHSmiths and other newsagents priced at £3.25. And ...

LEGO Arctic, Shell and Greenpeace

July 1st, 2014 (1)
Now before I begin this article, we here at Brick Fanatics have never 100% agreed with companies, groups, people etc using LEGO to fuel their own agendas, campaigns etc. Regardless of if we agree with their reasons for doing ...

Beam Me LEGO Scotty!

June 30th, 2014 (0)
The team at FireStar Toys have launched a new custom line of LEGO Minifigures based on the awesome Star Trek franchise. To get the ball rolling you can purchase Geordi La Forge and Will Riker from TNG. Then from ...

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book Review

June 30th, 2014 (0)
Time for another book review, this time it is the brand new book from No Starch Press, this is a Beginner's Guide to Building and Programming Robots using Mindstorms EV3 by none other then Laurens Valk

UK LEGO Store Shopping Deals Jul/Aug

June 28th, 2014 (5)
As mentioned in the previous post regarding the launch of the Exo-Suit I picked up the store calendar for UK Brand Stores. You can also grab your own copy via this link. Here are what the calender had to ...

July 26th Exo Suit Launch Date

June 27th, 2014 (1)
Earlier this evening I picked up next months store calendar, not only did it have all the awesome upcoming details but it also revealed that on the 26th July at the Bluewater store the next LEGO Ideas set the ...

Bricklinking Retired LEGO Sets Part. 7

June 27th, 2014 (0)
Sorry it’s been a few months since my last article on my latest Bricklink project (Cafe Corner) but it had to be put on the backburner with my other passion being more important. This isn’t to say I’ve not ...

Legends of Chima #1: High Risk!

June 26th, 2014 (0)
Last week I was sent the 2 latest Ninjago graphic novels and the 1st issue of the new Legends of Chima graphic novel, all published by Papercutz. I have both the Ninjago ones to review as well as two ...

LEGO Polybag Competition Winners

June 25th, 2014 (0)
Massive thanks to the hundred’s of people who entered our June competition. The competition was to win 1 of 3 sets of the polybags given away by the Daily Mail. We asked people a simple question to be in ...

Shop@Home Sale & July Deals

June 25th, 2014 (0)
Time for some shopping news from LEGO. Firstly next months deals and there will be two offers. First offer from the 1st till the 7th July (or as long as supplies last) when you spend £25 or more for ...

Build a “LEGO” Snowman Tee

June 24th, 2014 (0)
Another week and yet another custom LEGO t-shirt is heading our way. Tomorrow on they will be selling a new t-shirt titled “Build a Snowman” it is a cross between LEGO and the very popular Disney Frozen film. ...

The LEGO Group expands factory in Mexico

June 23rd, 2014 (0)
The LEGO Group expands factory in Mexico to reach more children in North and South America A 48,000 square meters expansion of the current LEGO factory in Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico creates approximately 1000 jobs and enables ...
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