One of the giveaways this year at the San Diego Comic Con 2016 would be an exclusive LEGO Captain America Steve Rogers Minifigure. If you cannot attend the SDCC event, keep an eye out on the official LEGO Twitter account (hashtag #LEGOSDCC) on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23 for your chance to win a minifigure. Thanks to Comic Book and Jose for writing in with the news.
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A brand-new LEGO Disney set will be coming out as listed on LEGO Shop at Home! 71040 Disney Castle will be available exclusively at LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home beginning September 1st, 2016.
71040 The Disney Castle
Ages 16+. 4,080 pieces. US $349.99, CA $399.99, DE 349.99€, UK £289.99, DK 2999.00 DKK
Welcome to the magical Disney Castle!
Cross the stone bridge and enter the arched doorway to a place where dreams come true. This delightful LEGO® replica of the Walt Disney World® Resort Cinderella Castle is full of authentic details for you to explore. Step into the grand main hall with its mosaic-tiled floor, suits of armor, wall-mounted shields, grandfather clock, ornate chandelier and golden lamp, then venture through a myriad of beautifully detailed rooms featuring familiar decorative details. Create your own Disney adventures with the 5 included minifigures: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Tinker Bell, or add characters from your own collection for endless play scenarios. From its intricate facade, ornate balconies and flag-adorned towers, to the soaring golden-spired main tower complete with fireworks function, this amazing model features unsurpassed detail and magical surprises that will set your imagination free!
- Includes 5 minifigures: Mickey Mouse with a tuxedo, Minnie Mouse with red dress, Donald Duck with classic outfit, Daisy Duck with pink skirt, lavender colored shoes and a bow, and Tinker Bell with wig element, skirt, wings and a magic wand.
- The Disney Castle features a detailed facade with a stone bridge, clock, wide arched entrance, ornate balconies, spired towers, plus a four-story main building and a five-story, golden-spired main tower, both containing rooms with assorted Disney-inspired features and elements.
- Castle main building first floor features the main hall with large arched doorway, mosaic floor tiling, ornate chandelier, suits of armor, shield-decorated walls, grandfather clock, floor-standing vase with buildable flower elements, magic carpet and a golden lamp.
- Castle main building second-floor room features buildable dark-blue curtains with curtain pole, ornate buildable candelabra and rose, and glass case elements.
- Castle main building third-floor room features a chest with book of spells, mop and bucket elements, and access to the main tower second-floor room.
- Castle main building fourth-floor bedroom features a detailed bed with decorative golden headboard elements.
- Main tower first-floor kitchen features a large redbrick-patterned stove, workbench, buildable broom and pumpkin, plus pots, pans and assorted kitchen and food elements.
- Main tower second-floor room includes a spinning wheel and access to the castle main building third-floor room.
- Main tower third-floor room features a chest containing brush, scissor and lock of black hair elements, plus a balcony with 2 stud shooters for a firework-display function.
- Main tower fourth-floor room features a golden mirror, plus red apple and glass vase elements.
- Main tower fifth-floor room features a window bench and an arched window.
- Also includes 2 frogs and a golden crown element.
- Remove part of the roof section to discover the glass slipper element and fairy-tale book element with printed cover.
- Launch the fireworks and let the magic begin!
- Combine with other LEGO® minifigure characters for endless adventures!
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 16 and over.
- This set includes over 4,000 LEGO® pieces.
- The Disney Castle measures over 29” (74cm) high, 17” (44cm) wide and 12” (31cm) deep.
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A new LEGO Marvel Super Heroes set is coming out in January 2017! For the first time, there will be a new Red Hulk. This new set, LEGO Hulk vs Red Hulk will be on display at the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con. Expected retail price is $59.99. Contains 375 pieces. (via Hollywood Reporter)
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Target stores in America have started their Summer 2016 LEGO Clearance. Forum member minifigW reports the sets below discounted at 30% off. For more details, please visit the LEGO Forums. As always, prices and selection may vary depending on location
Snow speeder Micro fighter $6.98 (was $9.99) (no other SW items marked down)
Treetop Hideaway $32.48 (was $44.99)
Technic racer of some sort $16.98 (was $19.99)
Gorilla goes bananas $42.48? (was $50.99) (marked up over retail)
Sandman $33.98 (was $39.99)
Most duplo 30% off
Juniors trash truck $13.98 (was $19.99)
Spaceport $83.98 (was $119.99)
Ninjago assorted 30% off
Darkseid Invasion $41.96 (was $69.99)
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Amazon America currently has LEGO Technic 42049 Mine Loader on sale for $32.98 (reg.$49.99). Savings work out to be 34% off. They also got LEGO Scooby-Doo Haunted Lighthouse down to $38.99 (reg.$49.99) which works out to be 22% off.
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Brickfete in Canada is happening just around the corner! This weekend from July 9-10 (10-3pm), you can check out some pretty awesome LEGO creations. Event is located in Toronto, Ontario. Details available in the forums. Thanks to forum member mshiels for the news.
What will we see at the event?
Amazing, jaw dropping, outstanding LEGO creations built by hobbyist.
These unique and detailed builds include…
LEGO Robots & Mindstorms Creations
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City Layouts with powered Trains
Space, Star Wars & Scifi Creations
Art, Architecture & Design
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Historical Buildings and Castles
Pirates, Steampunk and Vikings
Mosaics & Sculptures and more…
A new LEGO Birthday set will be coming out soon! Jonathan writes in to let us know that LEGO has uploaded instructions for LEGO 40226 Birthday Buddy. The set should be available at retailers or at LEGO Brand Shops in the upcoming months.
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As advertised on their weekly flyer, this week from July 5-9, Toys R Us America will be offering $20 off ALL LEGO Dimensions Starter Packs. Valid for multiple platforms.
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