The Hobbit: The Lonely Mountain revealed

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Here's another forthcoming set to drool over that's being unveiled at SDCC: The Hobbit The Lonely Mountain. This 866-piece set, the first to feature Smaug, comes with five minifigures: Bilbo Baggins, Balin the Dwarf, Dwalin the Dwarf, Ori the Dwarf and Gloin the Dwarf. It will be available November/December this...

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SDCC: New set announced

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If, like me, you've spent the past 45 minutes constantly refreshing the raffle drawing thread in the forum (and if you haven't then get over there now!) you might have noticed CCC posting that a new Super Heroes set featuring Green Lantern has been unveiled at SDCC. I have to confess I initially thought it was a wind up, but it's true enough! 76025 Green Lantern vs. Sinestro...

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All the SDCC exclusives in one list

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Batman of Zur-En-Arrh

Once again the LEGO PR team has done a good job of spreading the news around about the SDCC exclusives, and Matthew has done a good job keeping up with it all and re-posting it here. I've now added the items to the database so if you want to see everything you'll never own in one place, here's a list of all SDCC 2014 exclusive items. If you go, and are able to secure...

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SDCC: Wookiee Gunship revealed

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Wookiee Gunship

The news just keeps on coming... MTV has revealed a new Star Wars set, based on the Rebels TV series, which will be on display at SDCC this week. The Wookiee Gunship contains 570-parts and will retail for $69.99 USD, available in stores from January 2015. 75084 Wookiee Gunship Protect Wullffwarro and his Jedi friend, Kanan Jarrus, with the powerful LEGO® Star Wars Wookiee Gunship. As featured...

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SDCC Exclusive Batmobile revealed

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LEGO has unveiled the third SDCC Exclusive set, the LEGO Super Heroes: DC Comics San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile (a bit of a mouthful - possibly the longest title for a LEGO set ever?). It is to be released in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the franchise, and is aiming to inspire nostalgia with its classic Cadillac...

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The Tumbler press release

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The Tumbler

This just in, a shorter than usual press release for The Tumbler: 76023 The Tumbler, Ages 16+.  1,869 pieces. Build the awesome Tumbler from the Batman The Dark Knight Trilogy! US $199.99 - CA $229.99 - DE 199.99€ - UK £159.99 - DK 1699.00 DKK Take on the challenge of building The Tumbler, an amazingly cool LEGO model of the iconic vehicle from the Batman The...

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Everything is awesome today

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The LEGO Movie is released in the UK today. Three editions are available (DVD, Blu-Ray, Bly-Ray+3d) which can be ordered from Amazon.co.uk. There's no sign of the 'Everything is Awesome' edition, though. Some sites are speculating that it might turn up as a retailer exclusive somewhere but I would have thought they'd be advertising it pretty heavily by now if...

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The Ninjago: The Visual Dictionary cover minifigure is...

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...probably going to be a disappointment for Ninjago fans hoping for a new and exclusive minifig.  The book, due for publication in October, will come with 'Zane Rebooted' (BrickLink njo099) which also comes in 70726 Destructoid. I am told that "Zane’s robes are wrapped with a silver sash and feature an ice element symbol surrounded by pulsing...

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UCS Tumbler confirmed

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USA Today has just published an article that confirms the release of the much-rumoured UCS Tumbler in September: "A LEGO Tumbler, the Caped Crusader's black armored vehicle of choice in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight movie trilogy, will be on display at Comic-Con this week beginning Wednesday. Following the pop-culture convention, which runs through July 27, the...

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Another SDCC Exclusive figure announced...

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The Hollywood Reporter has posted that the third of the four exclusive minifigures to be given away at SDCC 2014 will be Bard the Bowman from The Hobbit. It's pictured to the right alongside a human sized model of Smaug the dragon, also from The Hobbit, which will be on display at SDCC. The article also touches upon the method that will be used to give away these figures - the badges of...

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SDCC: Images of new items

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Yahoo Movies has posted images of several new items to be available/on display at Comic Con. The Star Wars Ghost (right), based on the Star Wars Rebels TV series, will as previously mentioned be available to purchase at SDCC for $39.99 and will be limited to 1000 items spread across 4 days. The Unikitty figure above, from The LEGO Movie will (presumably) be the second of the...

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More SDCC News

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The Wall Street Journal has posted more information regarding the LEGO SDCC Exclusives this year. There will be four exclusive minifigures given away, one of which will be 'The Collector' from Guardians of the Galaxy (pictured). The article also mentions that LEGO will announce more than 20 different exclusive items - including limited edition sets and life size display models for film...

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LEGO SDCC 2014 exclusive announced...

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The Wall Street Journal has unveiled an exclusive set to be available from LEGO at SDCC (San Diego Comic Con) this year. Entitled Rocket’s Warbird, it features Rocket Raccoon and his spacecraft Warbird. It contains 145-pieces and will cost USD $39.99. I'm not familiar with the subject matter so can't really comment, but what do you think of it? Do you hope to pick up a copy? If...

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New Ideas sets images published

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LEGO has published official images of 21109 Exo-Suit and 21110 Research Centre on its server in preparation for them being sold at shop.LEGO.com. Check them out on the set detail pages 'More images' tab. In other new set news, a new Arctic 'battle pack' has been found in US brand stores. Priced at $14.99, 850932 features two Arctic minifigs, a tent and various supplies....

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More Exo-Suit goodness...

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Pete has kindly provided us with more of Bluemoose's excellent photos of the Exo-Suit. Update: two more pictures have been added below. Important note: Mark Stafford (as lego_nabii) has been providing some background information on the development of the set on Reddit. The most important thing he states is "This is currently a single production run - I'm not sure of the...

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Exclusive: Exo-Suits side-by-side

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Peter Reid has sent me this image showing his version and the 'official' version of the Exo-Suit side-by-side. The main difference, which you'll notice at first glance, is that it's a lot taller. The need to use robust ball and socket joints for the feet and leg joints looks to be the main reason for that, as the body appears to be much the same size.  There's plenty...

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The Exo-Suit has been revealed!

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OMG -- I am blown away! The animation is fantastic! GREEN classic space minifigs! The LEGO Ideas blog provides no further information or images, hopefully they'll be forthcoming later today. For now, then, we will have to make do with this one. Last Friday LEGO published revised instructions for the Ecto-1 on their customer services page and eagle-eyed member OscarWRG spotted that...

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Exo-Suit: the final teaser

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By all accounts the Exo-Suit should be revealed in all its glory later today. Pete posted this final teaser image on flickr yesterday which, once again, doesn't give much away. The caption clams there'll be 'more information in 12 hours'... I reckon when we do finally get to see it we will all be 'blown-away'! ...

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Another Exo-Suit teaser

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Another Exo-Suit teaser has surfaced, this time in the German store calendar for August. It doesn't give much away, does it... The set will be available from August 1st online and in brand stores except at Bluewater in the UK where it'll be available a week early: Designer Pete Reid will be at the store signing boxes on 26th July.  Via TheBrickFan ...

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