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    The latest Newsweek LEGO magazine will officially be released on July 17 at onnewsstandsnow.com. This magazine was created in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the LEGO Brick and the 40th anniversary of the Minifigure.

    “We worked very closely with The LEGO Group to create this, and received exclusive interviews with LEGO designers and workers in the Billund factory, plus exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of the LEGO creation process and of the sets themselves – from classic sets like #928, Galaxy Explorer, to the latest branded ones such as Jurassic World.”


    Mini Review of the Magazine

    The magazine contains 100 pages and it starts off with various LEGO creations before the table of contents is introduced. It goes through the history of LEGO and how a LEGO Brick is manufactured (the very foundation of LEGO).

    Moving on, it talks about the minifigure, another important element in LEGO. Various LEGO set models and older sets are looked into including LEGO Ideas. There’s also a look into popular lines such as LEGO Architecture, LEGO Movie and LEGO Star Wars. Many of the sets that are looked into provides a brief description of the set.

    There’s more to the magazine then mentioned above. Overall, its a nice LEGO magazine to browse over when you have time. Thanks to Courtney for sending Toys N Bricks a complimentary digital copy for review.

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    Wal-Mart Canada online currently has LEGO IDEAS NASA Apollo Saturn V on sale for $119.89 (reg.$149.86). They also got LEGO Pirates of the Carribbean Silent Mary down to $199.88 (reg.$249.86). Savings work out to be 20% off for both sets. These are some of the more harder to find sets and don’t get discounted that often so this is a great time to get the sets if you’ve been eyeing on them for a while. Thanks to forum member rexx for the news.

    There’s also many clearance deals happening right now online and in-stores so you may want to check it out as well. Thanks to forum member hatcher for the tip.

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    The fourth San Diego Comic Con Exclusive item has now been revealed from LEGO! There will be an exclusive LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Sheriff Deadpool Minifigure. From the picture, it looks like he comes with 5 pieces (torso, legs, head, mustache and hat) and is preassembled already.

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    From July 9-15,  LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada | UK) will be offering a free Party Banana Minifigure when you spend $35/£30 or more. You can get free shipping on orders above $35/£50 too.

    The Party Banana minifigure is unique as its shape is a bit different than other minifigures. You also get an orange radio and a box as well. A nice little freebie for spending $35/£30!

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    In addition to the weekly sales happening, Toys R Us Canada online has a few more savings going on. Until July 18, they are offering 30% off select LEGO sets and up to 30% off on select LEGO. Great time to pick up the LEGO Batman Movie 70912 Arkham Asylum as its exclusive to Toys R Us and its currently discounted by 30% off! Thanks to forum member AbuTaleb for the news.

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