The LEGO BrickHeadz theme had its share of ups and downs since its debut three years ago, and it looks like it’s on its way for another comeback in 2020. Thanks to the eagle-eyed scouts of Star Wars fan site Rebelscum, we are now convinced that a LEGO BrickHeadz Jabba the Hut and Salacious Crumb (75232) set is now on its way.
Rebelscum gathered the pieces of evidence to see if they point to this possibility, starting with third-party retailer Amazon France. Now it can be argued that this particular listing does not really say or hint anything about the famed Hutt crime lord coming to the LEGO BrickHeadz theme. However, a closer look at the set’s piece count (coming in at 240 pieces) and box dimensions (19.1 x 14.1 x 7.1 cm) suggest that this upcoming LEGO BrickHeadz set will be a dual pack, similar to what LEGO released in the past. Prominent twin-packs in the Star Wars subtheme of the LEGO BrickHeadz line include the Boba Fett and Han Solo in Carbonite (41498) set released as an SDCC 2017 exclusive, and the Luke Skywalker and Yoda (41627) released last year.
And on what could be the most convincing piece of evidence that suggests that a LEGO BrickHeadz Jabba the Hut and Salacious Crumb (75232) set is happening is from the theme’s lead LEGO designer himself, Marcos Bessa. In an interview at the LEGO Innovation House in May last year, Marcos made mention of “a certain lizard creature-ish bad guy” was in the works at that time. Eventually, challenges on how to re-create its “weird form” which is quite the “opposite of the proportions of what the Brickheadz are,” have now been hurdled. I know this slight reveal is unintentional on the part of Marcos, but considering the specific details that he gave back then, I couldn’t help but think of Jabba as the most likely candidate.
Whatever is the case the LEGO BrickHeadz theme is still holding on, and with more licensed names poised to be included in its ever-growing line, I wouldn’t mind if a LEGO BrickHeadz Jabba the Hut and Salacious Crumb (75232) set will be added to the mix. For the meantime, be sure the check out the rest of the LEGO BrickHeadz currently available at LEGO Shop@Home.
Special thanks to Rui Miguel Anacleto for these cool LEGO BrickHeadz MOC digital renders of Jabba and Crumb. For more outstanding LEGO Star Wars MOCs, be sure to check out Rui’s Flickr page.
If you recall back in September of last year, LEGO experimented on a crowd-sourcing model in promoting its sets, particularly with the relatively new LEGO Forma theme. Aimed at adult fans of LEGO, the LEGO Forma theme is focused on building and creative expression via art in a more unstructured way. The sets’ most notable features include interchangeable skins, particularly among the three Koi Fish variants featured in the LEGO Forma theme. With regards to its build, they all follow a common design and certain play features.
Launched via the Indiegogo platform, it was not quite sure afterward if the LEGO Forma sets will be made available through more conventional means such as via LEGO Shop@Home or at LEGO brand stores. However, something delightfully curious happened today – a rare opportunity for those who may have missed these sets during their launch.
LEGO servers have been now updated to include official images of the first of the LEGO Forma sets, leading us to speculate that this theme may eventually find their way at LEGO’s online store portal. The sets themselves are not yet listed so we only have these images to look at. The LEGO Forma (81000) base set comes in at 293 pieces, with a buildable base that also acts as a tactile mechanism for the koi fish build to mechanically move. It also features an interchangeable skin that can be swapped with two other koi skin variants which as of this posting, are yet to appear on LEGO’s servers. I expect this to sell for around $50 USD, but the price could be lower.
Now I am kind of compelled to speculate that this may be part of LEGO’s future promotional sets. However, I feel that this may not be the case since it will be kind of a let-down for those who already purchased the set last year if LEGO will opt to move forward to this direction. Additionally, LEGO was testing the waters back then with regards to this marketing model, so the goal at that time was to see if this is a viable way of promoting future LEGO sets which it did actually.
Whatever is the case, I’m sure that a particular group of LEGO fans will be excited to see these LEGO Forma sets accessible to everyone. Be sure to keep tabs with us for more updates about these recent developments.
Coming from the depths of space to the dusty road of Route 66, LEGO has now revealed its next LEGO Creator Expert set that will rev up fans of the classic big bike. Developed in collaboration with Harley-Davidson, this detailed brick interpretation of the iconic Milwaukee motorcycle captures the intricate beauty of this classic American legend complete with finishes, surfaces, and design elements all perfectly captured in a 12-inch model. The LEGO Creator Expert Harley-Davidson Fat Boy (10269) comes in at 1,023 pieces and will retail for $99.99 USD once it drives in at LEGO Stores starting July 17 for LEGO VIP members, and August 1 for a general public release. Check out its crisp, hi-res official images below and read on for the full product description.
LEGO Creator Expert Harley-Davidson Fat Boy (10269)
Ages 16+. 1023 pieces US $99.99 – CA $139.99 – DE €89.99 – UK £84.99 – FR €94.99 – DK 799DKK *Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Build and display your own Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® motorcycle!
Explore the finer details of iconic engineering with the LEGO® Creator Expert 10269 Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® motorcycle. Developed in partnership with Harley-Davidson, this highly detailed LEGO motorcycle captures the magic of the real-life machine, from its solid-disc Lakester wheels with beefy tires to its teardrop fuel tank with printed logos and inbuilt speedometer. Other features include a Milwaukee-Eight® engine with moving pistons, dual exhaust pipes, handlebar steering, moveable gearshift pedal and brake levers, kickstand and a sturdy display stand. Finished with a dark red and black color scheme, this amazing display model makes a truly iconic centerpiece for the home or office. This advanced LEGO set provides an immersive and rewarding building experience.
Features solid-disc Lakester wheels with beefy tires, teardrop fuel tank with Harley-Davidson logos and inbuilt speedometer, Milwaukee-Eight® engine with moving pistons, dual exhaust pipes, handlebar steering, moveable gear shift pedal and brake levers, kickstand and a sturdy display stand.
Comes with an authentic dark red and black color scheme.
This LEGO® motorcycle makes an iconic centerpiece for the home or office.
Spin the rear tire to see the Milwaukee-Eight® engine pistons spring to life.
New-for-July-2019 decorated elements include 2 dark red 2×4 tiles printed with the Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® tank emblem.
Special elements include a new-for-July-2019 rear rim with super-wide tire.
Measures over 7” (20 cm) high, 7” (18 cm) wide and 12” (33 cm) long.
Other than the once regional exclusive LEGO Dragon Boat Race (80103) set, LEGO has just released a handful of new and exciting sets starting this month. Do also take note that this July marks the beginning of Double VIP points and if you live somewhere in the UK, you may want to take advantage of their promotional polybags as well. Check out this collection of new LEGO 2019 sets now made available at LEGO Shop@Home, including those from licensed themes such as Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Minecraft and Star Wars. Don’t forget to check out the new, NASA-inspired LEGO City Space and LEGO Creator Expert sets both available in your local LEGO store and online. As a final note, and if you know the set that you’re looking for, you may want to consider clicking on the following affiliate links. Any purchases that you will make at shop.LEGO.com via these links will help us in keeping our site up. Which among these new LEGO 2019 sets are you eyeing for? Let us know in the comments below.
Other than the sweet Double VIP points offered by LEGO at the start of this month, a host of new sets are now also made available both in-store and at shop.LEGO.com. One of these sets also shows LEGO’s first steps in removing regional restrictions, particularly with its LEGO Dragon Boat Race (80103) set. If you recall, this set first appeared as a regional exclusive last May 1, offered in several countries in the Asia Pacific region. After the announcement of giving global access to this once regional exclusive set, LEGO was true to its word of offering to the rest of the global LEGO fandom after three months from its initial release in the area.
This time around, LEGO Shop@Home now lists this set in its database, offering it to LEGO fans all over the world. Just click on the link below and read on for the complete product description for the LEGO Dragon Boat Race (80103). This set is expected to sell for $49.99 in the US, coming in at almost 700 pieces.
Stage a LEGO® Dragon Boat Race and paddle for victory!
Recreate all the color and thrills of the Dragon Boat Festival with this action-packed LEGO® 80103 Dragon Boat Race playset, featuring 2 awesome dragon boats, a dock with a food stall, viewing area and judge’s stand, plus buildable finishing line posts. Each boat features a dragon head with an opening mouth and posable tail, 3 minifigure seats for the paddlers, space for the helmsman and drummer to stand, plus small wheels underneath for racing. This cool construction toy includes 15 minifigures with lots of fun accessory elements for endless role-play fun.
Includes 15 minifigures: 2 dragon helmsmen, 6 paddlers, 2 drummers, 2 spectators, a judge, boy and a stall keeper.
Each boat features a dragon head with an opening mouth and posable tail, 3 minifigure seats for the paddlers, space for the helmsman and drummer to stand, plus small hidden wheels underneath for racing.
Dock features a food stall with assorted elements including a pot, rice bucket, 6 cooked zongzi and 2 uncooked zongzi and a food sign; a viewing area for spectators; and the judge’s stand with steps, decorative elements and a trophy element.
Also includes 2 buildable finishing line posts.
Accessory elements include: 8 paddles (for the dragon helmsmen and the paddlers), 2 drums and 2 sets of drumsticks and the spectators’ 2 flags.
The dragon helmsmen and paddler minifigures are new for May 2019.
Please note: boats do not float in water.
Dock measures over 5” (13cm) high, 12” (32cm) wide and 2” (6cm) deep.
Boats each measure over 1” (5cm) high, 14” (36cm) long and 1” (4cm) wide.
It looks like LEGO fans have another reason to be happy in addition to LEGO’s Double VIP points launching. If you’re in the UK and you plan to make those big LEGO purchases online at LEGO Shop@Home regional website, then be sure to check your virtual shopping bag because it’s most likely that LEGO is throwing in a couple of new LEGO polybag promotional items as well.
The LEGO Creator Pelican (30571) polybag is yours for free for any single receipt purchase of any LEGO products worth £35 and more. This polybag comes in at 62 pieces and valued at $3.99 USD. It is a 3-in-1 set that allows you to also build two animal variants.
Build a cute Pelican 3-in-1 set with a large opening beak that’s perfect for catching tasty fish! Then rebuild it into a bouncing bunny with posable ears or a busy bird with flappy wings.
The next polybag up for grabs is the LEGO Marvel Superheroes Spider-Man’s Mini Crawler (30451). Coming in at 38 pieces, this polybag comes with a generic Spider-Man minifigure aboard a brick-built mechanical spider. This polybag promo comes free for a minimum purchase of LEGO Marvel Superheroes merchandise or sets worth £35 and more.
Your little superhero can climb to the rescue with Spider-Man’s Mini Spider Crawler, with posable legs and a spinning function. This LEGO® Marvel set includes a Spider-Man minifigure.
As of this posting, it seems that that the gift with purchase LEGO Ideas Space Rocket Ride (40335) is still available. However, bear in mind that this promo might as well be over soon but if you see this appear in your shopping cart, then there is a good chance that you might still get one of this.
The UK LEGO Shop@Home portal lists both these new LEGO polybag promotional items as available from July 1 to 14 or until supplies last. Bundle this with LEGO’s ongoing Double VIP points promo then this is one great offer that’s hard to resist.
After a bit of a slip-up from Amazon UK regarding the two, upcoming 2019 LEGO Overwatch sets (they’re listing were eventually taken down from their site), LEGO has now released the official product descriptions for both LEGO Overwatch Wrecking Ball (75976) and Junkrat and Roadhog (75977). I guess the cat is out of the bag already, so to speak. Read on for these sets’ full product descriptions. As a side note, BZ Power reports that LEGO will be hosting a Twitch Rivals Overwatch tournament on July 25, with a special prize provided to the winner. A brick built Overwatch trophy or statue for the winner will be nice.
These 2019 LEGO Overwatch sets will be on display during the San Diego Comic-Con in July and will be available to the general public beginning October 1.
LEGO Overwatch Wrecking Ball (75976)
227 pieces | Ages 9+ $19.99 (USD) Available October 1, 2019
Immerse your favorite Overwatch fan in epic missions with this LEGO Overwatch 75976 Wrecking Ball set. Based on the internationally acclaimed team-based action game, this Overwatch toy set transforms from an iron-clad battle mech to a high-speed ball. A fan favorite, Wrecking Ball is piloted by Hammond, a resourceful hamster who pops up from the cockpit just like in the game. With Quad Cannons and four extractable limbs that fold out when transforming into the mech toy, youngsters will love playing with this instantly recognizable model and Overwatch character. Older fans will be excited to show their passion for Overwatch by displaying the set near their gaming setup for all their friends to see.
This LEGO Overwatch playset features a Hammond hamster figure that can pop up from the cockpit by turning a handle for added fun.
For anyone who loves Overwatch hero toys and buildable mech toys, this LEGO brick-built model can transform from a mech into an epic ball and is packed with authentic details from the in-game hero. Kids and fans will love building this authentic Overwatch model.
Just like in the game, this action toy can transform from an epic ball toy that can roll into a cool mech toy with fold-out Quad Cannons and extractable legs, offering kids and fans many authentic Overwatch details.
From Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of the legendary World of Warcraft, Overwatch has quickly built a global community of passionate followers, spawning animated videos, comics, and exciting global eSports events.
Wrecking Ball creative play toy measures over 4″ (11cm) high, 4″ (11cm) long and 5″ (13cm) wide. LEGO Overwatch toy construction sets are the perfect gift for fans of the internationally acclaimed team-based action game.
LEGO Overwatch Junkrat and Roadhog (75977)
380 pieces | Ages 9+ $49.99 (USD) Available October 1, 2019
Now your favorite Overwatch fan can build a part of Junkertown out of LEGO bricks with the 75977 Junkrat & Roadhog set. Based on the internationally acclaimed team-based action game, this Overwatch toy set recreates the apocalyptic atmosphere of Junkertown, a highly popular Overwatch map. This playset features the iconic crime duo from Overwatch: Roadhog and Junkrat. Roadhog comes as a large, highly-detailed BigFig with his Chain Hook and Scrap Gun. The minifigure Junkrat has his iconic peg-leg and Frag Launcher. Fans and kids alike will love the authentic character details, the yellow chopper bike and display diorama inspired by the Junkertown map.
This LEGO brick-built model comes with two highly popular Overwatch figures: BigFig Roadhog with his Chain Hook and minifigure Junkrat with his Frag Launcher and iconic peg leg.
Kids and fans will love building this highly detailed Overwatch model, including the brick-built Pachimari figure.
Offering kids and fans authentic Overwatch details, this action toy features a display diorama with the Junkertown sign and a yellow chopper bike that can be played with separately.
From Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of the legendary World of Warcraft, Overwatch has quickly built a global community of passionate followers, spawning animated videos, comics and exciting global eSports events.
LEGO Overwatch toy construction sets are the perfect gift for fans of the internationally acclaimed team-based action game.
Junkyard building toy measures over 8″ (21cm) high, 8″ (22cm) wide and 4″ (12cm) long.
As initially announced by Gizmodo, the set comes in at 482 pieces and will include two Chitauri minifigures, Black Widow in her time heist suit, and an Infinity Gauntlet-wielding Professor Hulk, and Pepper Potts in her Rescue armor. The central build of this set is the Avengers Helicopter, which to be quite honest and nitpicking does not fit in that entire Endgame scene. But perhaps the biggest question is, as Gizmodo pointed out, is LEGO’s call of including Nat in this particular set considering that Bruce Banner already has the Infinity Gauntlet together with the Soul Stone attached to it. Spoiler alert: if you haven’t seen the movie until now (seriously?), then you wouldn’t want to know why is it so.
Well, LEGO does not really have the reputation of being completely movie-accurate with regards to rendering MCU films into sets. Nevertheless, if you’re a LEGO Marvel MCU completionist, then its nice to have that Rescue armor around. The LEGO Marvel Avengers Hulk Helicopter Drop (76144) is expected to retail for $60 and will be available in US stores beginning November 25. Check out the rest of its official images and product description courtesy of Brick Fanatics.
LEGO Marvel Avengers Hulk Helicopter Drop (76144)
Team up with the Avengers in an epic aerial battle against the Chitauri soldiers! Launch the helicopter with Rescue and fire the triple stud shooters at the mighty Leviathan. Dodge the Chitauri flyer’s stud shooters. Surprise the enemy by dropping the mighty Hulk into battle. Then attack with Rescue’s Power Blasts and Black Widow’s batons. Who will win this LEGO Marvel Avengers Endgame? You decide!
A week ago, the LEGO Catalog for the 2nd half of this year has confirmed the arrival of two, new LEGO Overwatch 2019 sets sometime in October. There were speculations on what they will be, with signs pointing at the duo of Junkrat and Roadhog, plus the cute but deadly Hammond, aka Wrecking Ball. This time around, Amazon UK has put an end on all the speculations and has finally revealed what we can expect from these new sets. Read on and take a look.
The first to be revealed is the LEGO Overwatch Wrecking Ball (75976) coming in at 227 pieces, expected to retail for around $20 USD. Though I am not strictly an Overwatch fan, I have to say that I’m impressed on how LEGO designers managed to faithfully capture the looks of this powerhouse mech in LEGO bricks. Based on these visuals, this build also comes in with two alternate modes – a spherical ball and a walking, offensive mech – as seen in the video game. Plus the Hammond hamster minifigure is really cute.
LEGO Overwatch Wrecking Ball (75976)
The next set to be revealed by Amazon UK is the LEGO Overwatch Junkrat and Roadhog (75977). The set features the demolition duo together with their signature Junkertown Bike. I like how this brick rendition turned out, considering that the bike also comes with a display base and a bit of Junkertown scenery. As an added bonus, it also comes with a unique Pachimari printed element. Roadhog also comes in as a new bigfig mold so this is something interesting to see.
LEGO Overwatch Junkrat and Roadhog (75977)
I would like to see the official product description on these new LEGO Overwatch 2019 sets to know more about their details and other play features. And since they have an October (or perhaps earlier in August) release date, then we can expect more info to come in during the next few weeks. There’s also no indication as of this posting that these sets are retailer exclusives so we can also expect to see them listed at LEGO Shop@Home soon. Special thanks to Brickset for the heads-up!
LEGO is pushing through with its plans of going entirely digital now that the July 2019 LEGO Store Calendar has been released online. With that in mind, let’s take a look at what’s in store for LEGO fans next month.
July 1-31: Weekly Building Challenges
Starting every Monday of July, your local LEGO store will feature space-themed building challenges where participants may have their brick creations put on display. I’m not quite sure if registration is required but I guess the calendar implies that walk-ins are also accepted.
July 12-14: It’s Christmas in July!
This is quite interesting since this promo is available only on weekends, and the calendar did not exactly specify what could be the exclusive offer. However, since this portion of this advert mentions that the offer is valid until supplies last, I am assuming that the set to be given away is the limited edition 2018 holiday gift-with-purchase set, Christmas Gift Box (40292). This is a gorgeous set filled with hidden surprises, so if you missed out on this one, be sure to drop by your local LEGO Store during this 3-day promo event.
July 10-17: Monthly Mini Build – Fun Frog (40326)
To reserve a spot, visit your local LEGO® Store starting July 5. This requires getting a bit of being used to since LEGO has dropped the online registration mechanics in favor of an in-store one. What also seems to be puzzling is that the Mini Builds page of LEGO Shop@Home specifically states that the MMB program has been discontinued since April of this year, with only the building instructions published on their page. Personally, I like the idea of having Monthly Mini Builds since a lot of kids (and adults as well) get to bring home free LEGO. We just have to wait and see where these changes will lead us.
July 18-21: Free LEGO City Space Satellite (30365) Polybag
For the entire third week of July, LEGO Stores will be running a promotional that fans will find enticing. The LEGO City Space Satellite (30365) polybag can be yours for free for a minimum single receipt purchase of LEGO products worth $40 USD and above, or while supplies last.