The new LEGO Minifigure Year by Year Visual History book was recently released 2 weeks ago. With over 250 pages, this book provides an overview of minifigures created from 1970 up to 2013. Each year is covered which highlights the major aspects of that year's minifigures. In this book, three class iconic minifigures are also included including a Townsperson, a Robber and a Stormtrooper. DK Publishing will also be sponsoring a copy of this book as well so read on to find out how you can win one!
Includes 3 iconic minifigures!
LEGO® Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History shows the evolution of this classic toy for the first time ever, with exquisite photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included.
Featuring more than 2,000 of the most significant, popular, and rare minifigures, this engaging reference guide explores minifigures chronologically by theme. Fans will learn little-known facts about their favorite minifigures in this first-ever publishing of the evolution of the famous LEGO minifigure.
Typical pages would look something like this (above). It won't show every single minifigure of that particular year, but it does provide a nice overview of some of the highlights of that year's minifigures. For the minfigures that it does go over, it does provide quite detailed information regarding them.
Occasionally, there are pages (below) in between the years that tells you more about LEGO minifigures. For example, there's a page on "How a minifigure is made" as well as another page called "Rare Minifigures".
DK LEGO Boutique has more pictures and information regarding this book. Below is a short video on LEGO Minifigure Year by Year.
The book does a great job covering the history of the minifigures and will definitely keep any LEGO fan busy for hours. Even if you know a lot about minifigures, you'll surely learn something new. Although its supposed to be released on October 1st, it appears that most USA/Canada retailers already have it instock. For those looking to purchase it from Amazon, its currently available for sale in the following countries at 35-37% off discounted prices: $25.99 US | $25.08 Canada | £16.25 UK | €29,04 France
*The book retails for $40 USD/CAD or £25.00 GBP.
How to Win this Book for FREE
DK Publishing has kindly sponsored a copy of this book. The winner will receive (1) LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History.
All you have to do is post in the forums letting us know what you think of the LEGO Minifigure Year by Year book so far and whether or not you would purchase this book (assuming you won't get it for free). After you have done that, fill out our raffle form with your forum username and the message that you posted.
Raffle runs until October 12, 2013 at 21:00 PST. Like all other contests and raffles, Standard Rules apply.
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I think a few copies if these will end up under the tree for a few lego maniacs I know
Definitely a nice book that catalogs a lot of mini-figures, would like to read it thoroughly and recall the minifigs I had a kid.
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