The rumor was floating around for quite some time but today, it looks like we’ll be seeing the return of Captain Jack Sparrow in his minifigure form, with the confirmation of the LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Men Tell No Tales 71042 set. Unfortunately, initial reports of this set were mixed up together with other fake news so we were quick to dismiss this as a possibility.
However, thanks to an uploaded copy of the March Store Calendar in China, the said set is now (partially) announced, with a sort of a teaser of a blurred image of its box art. For a minute there, I thought this was a ‘censored’ leak or something, but judging from the source pdf file, it seems to be a legit announcement. Take a look.
As it seems, the March Store Calendar in China mentions an early VIP access from March 27 to 30. Obviously, we couldn’t figure that much from this image other than a blurry hint that 71042 seems to be a ship of some kind.
Will it be the Silent Mary or the Dying Gull? I guess we have to wait a little further to find out. If you’re a fan of the film (which has a very eerie and exciting trailer by the way) and wish to have a pirate ship to your collection of LEGO sets, then this one is a must have. We’ll keep you posted once official images are out so be sure to stay tuned here at the Brick Show.