The mysteries of the Doctor Strange Lego set have been revealed—but it’s resulted in even more mysteries.
Thanks to Amazon Japan, we have our first look at the upcoming Lego set for Doctor Strange. It appears that the set is a recreation of Strange’s “Sanctum Sanctorum” in New York. The details—like the Vishanti seal on the window—are fantastic, but the set also raises plenty of questions. Like, for instance, what gives with the giant tentacle demon monster? Is that something we’ll see in the film?
The set will be available later this August. [click to continue…]
LEGO artist The Deathly Halliwell crafted his own LEGO-version of the Infinity Gauntlet and we can only hope that he can be trusted with the power. Otherwise, Lego could rain down from the sky to clog throats, destroy our feet and eventually bury us all.
Halliwell also added Thanos to the mix and used LifeLites to recreate the glowing Infinity Gems and add appropriate menace to Thanos’ eyes.
Official MST3K Lego sets are, to put it mildly, a longshot—but it’s fun to dream about.
Clearly, harsh reality hasn’t deterred Sparkless9 who delivered another MST3K concept that focuses on the entire Satellite of Love. Features include: [click to continue…]
Like LEGO? Like Overwatch? You’ll love this, probably.
Online LEGOsmith ZaziNombies recently recreated Reinhardt’s Rocket Hammer from Blizzard’s Overwatch out of 4,500 individual bricks. Features include “light-up exhaust vents.” Spiffy.
Check out video of the build below. [click to continue…]
LEGO enthusiast LegoSpencer has faithfully recreated the TIE Fighter hangar from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. You know, from that scene where Poe and Finn totally steal a shiny black TIE Fighter shortly before nosediving into Jakku?
It took about six weeks to make, and contains a number of lovely little details that I damn near swooned over. You can get a closer look in the breakdown video below. [click to continue…]
Fans of British sci-fi should get a kick out of this one – or should we say “brick”? (No. – Ed.) A LEGO fan by the name of Legobob32 (clever name, we know) has submitted a design for a set to the LEGO Ideas site themed entirely around cult classic British sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf.
The set is modeled on the bunk room shared in the show by main characters Dave Lister and Arnold Rimmer, specifically the bunk as it appears in Red Dwarf X. It features cues from previous seasons, minifigs of the four principal characters, and two of the character’s parallel-universe alter egos – Duane Dibley and Ace Rimmer. Oh, and there’s also a build of Blue Midget, one of the ship-to-surface vessels that appears infrequently during the show. [click to continue…]
NASA’s space shuttle program might be gone, but it certainly hasn’t been forgotten. The program had an enormous impact on space exploration, and countless science and space fans (myself included) have fond memories of watching shuttle launches and landings at school.
LEGO builder Lia Chan created a fantastic tribute to the program with this recreation of the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A. The model features the launch platform, the Space Shuttle Atlantis, and the crawler system. Incredible. Check out more pictures below…
Creating art in a medium like LEGO can be rewarding but also frustrating. Especially when something it took you three days to build can be shattered into thousands of pieces in the space of seconds.
That’s exactly what happened to LEGO artist Zhao just one hour after his LEGO Nick from Zootopia went on display at the LEGO Expo in Ningbo, China. Over $15,000 worth of bricks got a push from a little kid who got under the display ropes and the rest is history.
The kid’s parents were mortified and offered up both apologies and compensation, but Zhao, as heartbroken as he may have been about the loss, assured them it was okay and that the child hadn’t meant to break it.
I think it may be a good idea to put in some plexiglass next time, because the ropes ain’t cutting it. At least his work will live on in the pictures below. [click to continue…]
I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the chances of this MST3K project submitted to LEGO Ideas being approved for production is slim to none. The demand is certainly going to be there (the revival proved that), but LEGO probably isn’t going to start developing niche sets based on nostalgic whims of fans over 30. I mean, if they paid more attention to adults, we would have Mad Max and Breaking Bad sets by now dammit.
Still, how awesome would this be? Joel, Mike, Tom Servo and Crow could watch sh*tty movies on your smartphone.
Even if it doesn’t happen, you can still cast your vote and let your voice be heard. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]
RichardBoard put a very cool LEGO spin on the scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey where Dave deactivates HAL 9000.
Check out his Flickr page to see the entire work. [click to continue…]