LEGO Officially Reveals the LEGO Disney Collectible Minifigures Series 2 (71024)

Well, this really made my day. In its official Facebook page, LEGO greeted us with a very welcome surprise, and officially announcing its next wave of collectible minifigures. It has been teased since early this January with the release of the 2019 LEGO Catalog, particularly along side with the LEGO Movie 2 CMF. The LEGO Disney Collectible Minifigures Series 2 (71024) consists of 18 minifigures, featuring timeless, classic characters and newer ones. LEGO’s selection for this wave doesn’t disappoint because some of these minifigure offerings complement the ones that were released before in LEGO Disney CMF Series 1 (71012) – such as Princess Jasmin and Jaafar; and Edna Mode and Frozone. I am personally looking forward for the Ducktales and the Nightmare Before Christmas minifigs.

LEGO Disney Collectible Minifigures Series 2 (71024)

Check out these official images of the LEGO Disney Collectible Minifigures Series 2 (71024) slated to be released in May. Let me know in the comments below which one is your most favorite.

Vintage Mickey Mouse

Vintage Minnie Mouse

Scrooge McDuck

 

Huey

Dewey

 

Louie

 

Chip

Dale

 

Princess Jasmine

 

Jafar

 

Anna

 

Elsa

 

Jack Skellington

 

Sally

 

Edna Mode

 

Frozone

 

Hercules

Hades

Last 2018 Bricktober LEGO Minifigure Set (5005256) to Finally Hit US LEGO Stores and Shop@Home Next Month

Sometimes, even we who report on the latest LEGO-related news might be too hasty to make definitive statements on any development. Last year we ran several articles on the convoluted release of the 2018 LEGO Bricktober collectible minifigure sets in the US, as they were Toys R Us exclusives and needed to be carried by other retailers in that country.

One by one three of the 4-minifigure Bricktober sets – 5005254, 5005255 and 5005257 – had their chance to appear in either LEGO Stores or retail partners. The fourth, LEGO Marvel (5005256) was never announced for anything and was only ever available on TRU Canada, apparently as an exclusive. By December we had written off 5005256 ever being found normally in America.

That only shows what we know; when it comes to LEGO we should never count them out. According to our fellow LEGO news source and online set guide Brickset, the last piece of the 2018 Bricktober collectible minifigure puzzle is finally hitting the US, soon.

Apparently we have the MCU (obviously) to thank for LEGO Marvel Bricktober (5005256) getting its time in the stateside spotlight. Did you forget? “Captain Marvel” is premiering March 8, and “Avengers: Endgame” follows shortly on April 26. There’s still one, more but it’s these, particularly the second that matters here. There’s nothing like some nice synergy to bring the “prodigal” minifig set home at last.

Long story short, LEGO Stores and Shop@Home US will carry the 2018 Bricktober Marvel minifigure set (5005256) from March 1 to 7. It’ll be added free on any minimum LEGO purchase of $75; even better, it doesn’t have to be all LEGO Marvel products. Now borderline-impatient collectors can get their hands on War Machine, Wong, Tony Stark and Winter Soldier (three Thanos survivors and one victim) to complete the set.

Summary of LEGO Products that Got the Spotlight at the New York Toy Fair

The American International aka New York Toy Fair 2019 ends on Tuesday, February 19. Until then, the world’s biggest toy manufacturers and brands are showing off their best and latest products at the Javits Center. LEGO of course is among them, and from the time the fair started last Saturday they have already shown much.

For the benefit of our readers here at The Brick Show, we’re going to do a recap of all the stuff that LEGO promoted at their booth and elsewhere at the NYTF over the weekend. These are all links to articles of ours that touched on the items in question, whether they were early reveals or from the event itself

  1. LEGO Architecture
  2. LEGO City
  3. LEGO Classic
  4. LEGO Creator
  5. LEGO Duplo
  6. LEGO Friends
  7. LEGO Hidden Side 
  8. LEGO Ideas
  9. LEGO Minifigures
  10. LEGO Movie 21, 2, 3, 4, 5
  11. LEGO Ninjago
  12. LEGO Speed Champions
  13. LEGO Technic

Licensed

  1. LEGO Batman
  2. LEGO Disney
  3. LEGO Ideas
  4. LEGO Minecraft
  5. LEGO Overwatch
  6. LEGO SpiderMan
  7. LEGO Star Wars

Exclusive and Signed LEGO Movie 2 Minifigures Given Away At Select LEGO Stores

This next LEGO Movie 2 promotional seems to be so low-key that I never recall any mention of it among LEGO’s usual information channels. But considering how sparse they are, then it’s understandable why LEGO would like to keep it this way. Some LEGO fans and VIP members have taken to Twitter to share their find of what could be one of the rarest LEGO minifigure recently released. As it seems, several exclusive and signed LEGO Movie 2 minifigures were given away at selected LEGO Stores in celebration of the upcoming release of the film sequel.

LEGO VIP member Andrew tweeted yesterday that the LEGO Store in Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey gave away a signed a Wasteland Batman minifigure from the LEGO Movie 2. This rare and exclusive minifigure features LEGO Batman as he is seen in the Battle-Ready Batman and MetalBeard (70836) and Welcome to Apocalypseburg (70840) sets, and it comes with a one-of-a-kind signed minifigure baseplate.

According to the very fortunate LEGO fan, the exclusive minifigure was given away to the first customer of the day who bought a LEGO Movie 2 product (in his case three blind bags of the LEGO Movie 2 collectible minifigures) on February 2. Furthermore, it seems that a handful of these promotional and signed LEGO Movie 2 minifigures were also given away in other LEGO Stores in the country. Another Twitter user also posted another similar find when she bought several LEGO Movie 2 CMF blind bags at the LEGO Store in Chandler Fashion Center in Chandler, Arizona. What she received was an exclusively signed Tiffany Haddish minifigure, with the actress playing the role of Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi in the film. It’s nice if we can have a closer look at Haddish’s minifigure counterpart, considering that we don’t have any similar minifigure released together with the currently offered LEGO Movie 2 sets.

It’s interesting to see which other LEGO Movie 2 characters also received the same exclusive treatment. Will we see Emmet or Rex (both played by Chris Pratt), WyldStyle (Elizabeth Banks), Sweet Mayhem (Stephanie Beatriz) and other signed minifigures as well?

Let us know if you ever spot them in your local LEGO Stores.

Are We To See LEGO Fabuland Figures in Future The LEGO Movie 2 Sets?

Warner Bros Animation has released its latest teaser spot with a very interesting twist. We all know by now that the LEGO Movie 2 is chockfull of cameos and references coming from LEGO’s diverse range of home-grown themes and third-party licensed sets. Pop culture icons (though with some mild, political undertones) such as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is also rendered in minifigure form. The latest teaser also has a very brief, but significant cameo towards the end, which is loaded with nostalgia and the possibility that we can get to see them again in future TLM2 sets. If you haven’t seen it yet or just missed it during the last 2 or 3 seconds of the teaser, then here’s the video once again that clearly shows a couple of LEGO Fabuland figures as posted in the LEGO Movie 2’s official Twitter account.

AFOLs quickly noticed these LEGO Fabuland figures amongst this team of LEGO minifigures, minidolls and Duplo figures. For those who are new to LEGO, Fabuland is a theme that began in 1979 and lasted for more than a decade until 1989. It is designed for younger children and features animal characters in a town-like setting. Imagine an old-school version of Nintendo’s Animal Crossing and you’ll get the idea.

A screenshot of a LEGO Fabuland figure.
Another LEGO Fabuland figure is seen further back.

As you can see from the above screenshots, the LEGO Movie 2 adds a couple of LEGO Fabuland figures as cameos in the film. We get to see a Fabuland Bulldog in front and a gray Fabuland Dog in the third row. As far as the LEGO Movies are concerned, this is the first time that these LEGO Fabuland figures had their actual screen time since they were only casually mentioned in the first film. This is only speculation at this point, but since LEGO has basically broken away with the tradition of offering minifigs, minidolls, and Duplo characters in separate themes and boxes, can we expect therefore that the next wave of LEGO Movie 2 sets will include actual LEGO Fabuland characters? We saw how LEGO is very much willing to bring back classic minfigs that alludes to the Classic Space theme such as those from Benny’s Space Squad (70841), and the rumored re-emergence of classic LEGO Star Wars sets and minfigures as part of LEGO’s 20th Year Celebration of the LEGO Star Wars theme. So is it possible that we will see the same treatment offered to LEGO Fabuland figures? The possibility is surely exciting.

A new Fox Suit Girl minifigure is also seen in the teaser spot.
It is likely that the Fox Suit Girl minifigure may be a part of a second series of TLM2 CMF.

In addition to these LEGO Fabuland characters, perhaps a second wave of the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures is now in the works. This is not far-fetched considering that LEGO did the same with the LEGO Batman Movie CMF Series 1 and Series 2. The idea is spurred by the appearance of a new costumed character, now dubbed as Fox Suit Girl. Again, these are just speculations at this point but it is something really cool if it turns to be true. It is highly unlikely that we’ll get confirmation from this soon, even if LEGO’s presence is very noticeable at the London Toy Fair that is currently happening at Olympia London. In any case, a second series of TLM2 CMF is surely welcomed, and we’ll have plenty more ideas of what characters can be possibly included in the series once we see the LEGO Movie 2 in theaters on February 8.

From the Rumor Mill: LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary Sets and Minifigures Identified

2019 is a special year for the majority of LEGO fans since this year marks the 20th year milestone of one of LEGO’s longest running licensed theme. LEGO has already revealed its intention of coming up with an exclusive line of LEGO Star Wars commemorative sets when it unveiled its special, 20 Years of LEGO Star Wars logo. Needless to say, whatever sets and minifigures that will make it to the cut of this prized, limited-edition anniversary sets will closely be monitored by the excited majority of LEGO Star Wars fans. Thanks to intel gathered by German LEGO fan site Stone Wars, we now have an idea on what these LEGO Star Wars 20th anniversary sets are, and how their minifigures will look like.

It should be noted that though LEGO has released and rehashed many LEGO Star Wars sets in the past, the LEGO Star Wars 20th anniversary sets are unique in themselves because of certain commemorative minifigures included with them. According to Stone Wars, these are the upcoming LEGO Star Wars sets that will have the special commemorative minifigures.

It is also rumored that these commemorative minifigs will also retain the exact same look of their predecessors from 20 years ago: they will sport the original yellow skin tone (except of course for Darth Vader and Lando), and the same torso and leg prints. Now I understand that devout LEGO Star Wars collectors may be shaking their heads in disappointment considering how their precious collection may depreciate in value because of this. However, LEGO was kind enough to include one very distinctive feature to these commemorative LEGO Star Wars minifigures. They will all have a special print on the back of their torso in big bold characters that say: ’20 Years, LEGO Star Wars’. Collectors will surely welcome this nice gesture from LEGO, and it will definitely help in distinguishing these new LEGO Star Wars minifigures from their original prototypes from two decades ago.

Image courtesy of lucasbricks via Instagram.

Other than the special print at the back of these minifigures, each of them will also come with a commemorative minifig display tile similar to those included in the LEGO CMF line, the difference will be that the studs from the former are placed near the edge of the tile. The minifigure stand also features the same unique print, and the name of the LEGO Star Wars minifigure emblazoned on the larger part of the tile.

Image courtesy of lucasbricks via Instagram.

Just a bit of a disclaimer though: as the title of this story suggests, this is all but a rumor until such time that LEGO confirms these LEGO Star Wars 20th anniversary sets and minifigures, or a barrage of official images starts to come in. As of now, we’ll keep our radars open and I’ll update you accordingly as new info comes in. While waiting, be sure to check out this year’s newest LEGO Star Wars sets at shop.LEGO.com

LEGO Reveals the Official Character Names of the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023)

LEGO has finally unveiled the official names of the characters that comprise the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023). We had a closer look at their official images, and we already know how they’re distributed per box, and now LEGO has finally made the reveal giving us an official description of this new CMF series.

First off, we have some of the main stars of the sequel and also those from the previous film, including some new for 2019 minifigure costumes and accessories such as Emmet’s headphone wig, Lucy’s hood, and Rex’s Fedora and wig. President Business also comes with a new golf club accessory while Benny has a new mechanical arm, toolbox, and sporting a rather tough expression. Unikitty is being her usual self, beaming with positivity.

Awesome Remix Emmet

Battle-Ready Lucy

 

Vest Friend Rex

 

Gone Golfin’ President Business

 

Apocalypseburg Benny

 

Unikitty

We also have some familiar faces from the first LEGO Movie that are now battle-hardened after the tragic events of Taco Tuesday. We have Apocalypseburg Abe and his battle-ax, The Swamp Creature with new torso prints, and Sherry Scratchen-Post and a new cat minifigure aptly named Scarfield.

Apocalypseburg Abe

 

The Swamp Creature

 

Sherry Scratchen-Post and Scarfield

For most LEGO collectors, this might be one of the main selling points of the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible MInifigures (71023) series. The iconic characters of the classic fairy tale Wizard of Oz are now rendered in LEGO minifigs. LEGO also went the extra mile to make this quartet extra special: we have a new Dorothy hairpiece, new hat accessories for Tin Man and Scarecrow, and a new lion’s mane accessory for the Cowardly Lion. Add the Wicked Witch from LEGO Dimensions (71221) or from the Ultimate Bat Mobile (70917), then you have one great classic collection of fairy tale characters.

Dorothy Gale and Toto

Cowardly Lion

 

Tin Man

 

Scarecrow

In keeping up with the musical vibe of the LEGO Movie 2, and to give audiences a glimpse on how Lucy and the band rock the house pre-Apocalypseburg times, we now have Flashback Lucy and her new golden record accessory. Kitty Pop with an electric guitar sporting a new print, Hula Lula with her vinyl record and microphone, and Candy Rapper with a new 1×2 tile cassette tape.

Flashback Lucy

 

Kitty Pop

 

 

Hula Lula

 

 

Candy Rapper

Finally, for those who are LEGO minifig costume enthusiasts, this LEGO CMF series surely does not disappoint. We have three cool minifigs, each donned with brightly colored costumes.

Crayon Girl

 

 

Giraffe Guy

 

 

Watermelon Dude

 

The LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023) series is available on February 1 and will retail for $3.99 per blind bag at LEGO Stores globally at shop.LEGO.com. Read on for the complete product description for this CMF series.

71023 – THE LEGO® MOVIE 2 Minifigures 

Each Sold Separately | Ages 5+ $3.99 USD | $4.99 CAD

Available February 1, 2019

Everything is awesome! Why? Because the new-for-February-2019 LEGO® Minifigures series THE LEGO MOVIE 2 has arrived! This amazing collection comes with a host of colorful Limited Edition minifigure characters straight from the movie, with an array of costumes and accessories including Emmet’s headphone wig, Lucy’s Hood and President Business’s golf club! Recreate and reimagine your own hilarious action-packed scenes with Awesome Remix Emmet, Battle-Ready Lucy, Apocalypse Benny, Giraffe Guy, Crayon Girl, Sherry Scratchen-Post & Scarfield, Hula Lula, Watermelon Dude, Flashback Lucy, The Swamp Creature, Candy Rapper, Gone Golfin’ President Business, Apocalypseburg Abe, Vest Friend Rex, Kitty Pop, Dorothy Gale & Toto, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man and a Unikitty figure! Each finely crafted minifigure comes with one or more accessory elements, plus a collector’s leaflet and a unique display baseplate. Who will you discover inside your next ‘mystery’ bag?

  • Every collectible LEGO® minifigure in this series comes with one or more accessory elements, plus a collector’s leaflet and a unique display baseplate.
  • 20 Limited Edition LEGO® Minifigures THE LEGO MOVIE 2 characters to build and play out your very own scenes from the movie!
  • Includes new-for-February-2019 costumes and accessories, including Emmet’s headphone wig, Lucy’s Hood and President Business’s golf club, plus apocalypse cat, Abraham Lincoln headpiece, Rex’s Fedora/Wig, Watermelon costume, Giraffe costume, Dorothy’s hairpiece, Tin Man’s Hat, Scarecrow’s Hat and the Cowardly Lion’s Mane.
  • Combine THE LEGO® MOVIE 2 minifigures with LEGO building sets for endless play possibilities.
  • Have fun trading minifigures with your friends to complete your collection.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Each ‘mystery’ bag contains one of the 20 THE LEGO® MOVIE 2 characters available in this collection. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate requests for specific minifigures. If you purchase more than one ‘mystery’ bag, you may receive two or more identical minifigures.

The LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023) Box Distribution Revealed

LEGO has officially revealed the upcoming LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023) via its Facebook page. We are also aware that each box contains 60 minifigures, however, we don’t have an inkling on how the 20 minifigures in the series are distributed. Much so if LEGO opted to throw in a certain chase minifigure, similar to what it did with the LEGO Movie CMF Series 18 (71021) Classic Policeman minifig. But thanks to Promobricks and BrickSanity, we now have an idea about the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023) box distribution, and how many complete sets can we get out of each box.

Thankfully, it is confirmed that there are three complete sets included in each box of 60 minifigures. And to make it even easier, Promobricks has also confirmed that each row of 20 minifigs corresponds exactly to one complete series, virtually removing any efforts of feeling your way through each blind bag if ever you can get your hands on an unopened box. This is a much-welcomed gesture from LEGO, and as far as I remember a first one of sorts.

One thing that you’ll notice is that the blind bag for the LEGO Movie 2 CMF is also considerably larger than its predecessors, similar to the size of the LEGO Unikitty Collectible Figures (41775). Furthermore, according to Promobricks, the material used for the blind bag is somewhat thinner than before which makes feeling your way through each minifigure relatively easier.

Since the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023) box distribution has already been revealed, making it much easier to acquire a complete set, we can expect a lot of LEGO collectors rushing their way to LEGO Stores at the end of the month to be one of the firsts to get an unopened box. The LEGO Movie 2 CMF (71023) is not yet listed at shop.LEGO.com, but you can bet that some LEGO physical stores already have them stocked in their storerooms.

A Closer Look at The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod (853874)

We previously reported yesterday that a minifigure pod was spotted that is eventually tied-in with The LEGO Movie 2 film. The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod (853874) features Emmet housed in a lenticular pod similar to those that were released from the LEGO Ninjago Movie, LEGO Star Wars, and LEGO Friends themes. As of its posting from yesterday, we only have an image of its blister packaging with its actual contents yet to be seen. However, thanks to several images shared by Promobricks, we now have an idea of how this newest pod looks like both inside and out.

Originally shared by a Promobricks reader, we now have a closer look at the LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod (853874). It’s kind of interesting to see how this particular pod differs from its predecessors. Coming in at 27 pieces, there are no actual minifigure accessories included with this pod. However, the clever use of very minimal LEGO pieces to recreate a micro-build of a crane makes up for this lack of minifig accessories.

If you look closely at the pod’s building instructions, you’ll notice that the crane can be dismantled, and its parts neatly arranged inside the pod. At first, I thought the pieces can just be removed from each other and just placed inside the pod with no particular order. However, the pod’s design exemplifies the thoughtful planning of its LEGO designers no matter how small it may seem. Like any other Emmet minifigure distributed generously across other LEGO Movie 2 sets, Emmet’s Pod (853874) comes with dual-sided minifigure head printing.

Lastly, Promobricks also reports that we may have to wait a little longer – by February to be exact – before we can grab this pod on LEGO Store shelves. As it turned out, the LEGO certified store in Hong Kong has accidentally released the pod earlier than expected, so they were immediately pulled out from the shelves eventually. So it was kind of fortunate for this Promobricks reader to somehow get his/her copy of the LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Pod (853874), and to have its images shared to the rest of the LEGO fan community.

So what do you think of this newest LEGO pod? Will you add this to your cart? Share us what you think about this latest pod in the comments below. Thanks again to Promobricks for the tip.

A Closer Look at the LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023)

Before anything else, allow me to greet everyone a happy 2019! Yes, it has been quite a while since I made my last post here in the blog site with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and not to mention a seriously annoying case of flu that has been plaguing our family (including myself) starting this week. But yeah, everything is still manageable. Anyways, there has been a lot going on in the brick-built world of LEGO during the past couple of days, and allow me to start with what most of us is very excited about. We saw their debut in LEGO’s 2019 H1 (or first half of the year) catalog, and this time thanks to the effort of Promobricks, we now have a closer look at the very exciting, LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023).

Bear in mind that LEGO has not yet released the ‘official’ names of these minifigures but judging from a rough Google Translation from the German online toy store B&B, we can have the following tentative names. Check these out.

Awesome Remix Emmet

 

Battle-Ready Lucy

 

 

Apocalypseburg Benny

 

Giraffe Guy

 

Crayon Girl

 

 

Sherry Scratchen-Post & Scarfield

 

Hula Lula

 

Watermelon Guy

 

 

Flashback-Lucy

 

 

The Swamp Monster

 

 

Candy Rapper

 

Golfin’ President Business

 

 

Apocalypseburg Abe

 

 

Vest Friend Rex

 

 

Kitty Pop

 

 

Unikitty

 

 

Dorothy Gale & Toto

 

 

Cowardly Lion

 

 

Scarecrow 

 

 

Tin Man

There are 20 minifigs to collect in this LEGO Movie 2 Collectible Minifigures (71023) series. We have no confirmed box distribution yet as of the moment, but I’ll keep you posted once more info comes in. Which is your top favorite minfig in this series? Share your thoughts in the comments below.