Collectable Minifigures Compendium

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If you're a CMF collector, you'll love this fantastic 222-page compendium that's been put together by Michael Bradford.

Included are details on all 187 minifigs, from series 1 to 11 plus Team GB. Not only does it contain the official images and the bios for each one, it also includes information on rarity, current value, gender analysis and other interesting tidbits.

It's a 43Mb PDF, so might take a while to download, but it is worth taking the time to do so!

28 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

Took me about 4 seconds!

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By in United Kingdom,

Some of us in the backwaters are still on 5Mbps broadband links :-(

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By in United Kingdom,

I do feel sorry for you as I send this comment using 60Mbps broadband. ;)

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By in United Kingdom,

I *dream* of 5Mbps - try 3!! :(

Looks an interesting book... thanks for the link.

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By in Spain,

Great book. Thanks!!.

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By in France,

Wasn't S3 Fisherman changed to three per box for much of its run.

Doesn't he have a S11 instruction sheet?

There have also been a number of S11 sold at BL and it says it includes BL sales from March-August. So obviously not up to the end of August, even though the date in the book is in the future - September.

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By in Canada,

Fantastic book - thanks for posting!

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By in Hong Kong,

Great! Thanks.

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By in United States,

Using my Dad's 4G Wi-F on the laptopi(72.2Mbps) it downloaded instantly. :D

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By in Germany,

Just GREAT! Thank you!!

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By in Serbia,

sadly, I think this is just scrapped off the net, because it is not accurate: e.g. the Mummy fig has a Scorpio animal, and the book doesn't say it :(

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By in United States,

^ Huw's description says it uses the images from LEGO. If the official image shows him without the scorpion, so be it. this is not a short coming of the writer. on page 7, the "with animal" group shows that the mummy has the scorpion. so the writer is aware. great stuff, michael bradford!! fun stats to look at.

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By in United States,

This is an awesome resource! Thanks so much to Michael Bradford for taking the time and effort to put this together, looks like an awful lot of blood, sweat, and tears went into its creation. He could have easily just kept it to himself. It is this kind of effort and devotion that makes it a great time to be part of the Brickset and AFOL community! Thank you again!

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By in United States,

Very nice. Thanks!

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By in United Kingdom,

This is wonderful, a great collection reference and I hope it is refreshed/updated on new releases :)

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By in United States,

Thanks for the feedback on my Compendium thus far!

@CCC - No, I don't have an S11 sheet yet. S11 releases in the US on 9/1 so I haven't been able to purchase any yet. I'll definitely look into your comment about the S3 Fisherman. Thanks for that. I didn't include the S11 stats yet as some of the figures have had almost no sales so averages/valuation is highly skewed. Next update I will include those stats.

@bogdanst - There are unfortunately quite a few accessories missing from many pictures. The pictures are from the official LEGO site and if they didn't include it, then it's not there. The number of parts and stats however are accurate in including the total number of accessories even if not shown.

@wiggy - I certainly do plan to update it regularly.

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By in United States,

@mrbradford,

Great resource! I think S-3 MSRP was $2.99 when it was released in the US.

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By in United States,

@LEGOMANWA - you are correct. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. It will be corrected!

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By in United Kingdom,

@Huw
Thanks for posting this news but it's "titbit" with a medial 't', not "tidbit" with a 'd'. It's only "tidbit" in the colonies.

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By in Russian Federation,

Wonderful research and a well-designed book! This is surely better than the official Encyclopedia (although comes without actual figs)) It'd rather buy a printed copy of this one.

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By in Poland,

It's pretty good but layout looks too simplistic it hurts my eyes. :P

The only thing I miss I that evvery minifig should have list of accesories instead of that ugly pointing arrows.

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By in Australia,

Well worth a download, lots for info. Great.

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By in Germany,

This is a great resource, thank you Michael Bradford.

Two things that could make future updates even better:

-Include a list of accessories.

-Include the trivia about the figures in written form (like here: http://lego.wikia.com/wiki/The_Thespian). This would probably be a more interesting read for AFOLs than the fictional biographies of the figures.

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By in United States,

@Ben J - thanks for your feedback. Eventually I would like to include all the accessories and BL codes and valuation for each individual piece. That's a lot of work so not sure how far down the line that will be updated.

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By in France,

I don't really see the point of including too many valuations of small parts. If I want valuations, I'd go to the original source - bricklink - and get up to date information. Any compendium / book form, whether printed or just online, is always going to be out of date.

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By in United States,

Hey, Mike, thanks for this great resource you created by summarizing and gathering all these interesting and fun fact into one document. I read some commented on the color scheme, but being a programmer myself, I found it extremely useful, just need to remember the code (ie representation), then everything falls into quick categorization and comprehension in a glance. Honestly I didn't realize minifigures come with description. Now I shall dust out some of my least favorites ones and start enjoying them with this new found appreciation. Thanks, Mike.

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By in United States,

@mrbradford, thanks for putting this on the web. it's a very intresting read with a lot of information. Thanks again.

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By in Germany,

The infos are really well put together, despite some flaws. The only criticism I see is the layout, which could really use some improvements. Other than that very well done!

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