Batmobile: The Penguin Chase Review

The Batman starring Robert Pattinson hit theaters last week. I went to see it on day one. It was my first trip to the movies since the pandemic began. To celebrate, I reached into my pile of shame and pulled out Batmobile: The Penguin Chase. I bought this set months ago simply because I collect…

POLYBAG HAUL

I stopped into Toys R Us (TRU) the other morning to see if their shelves had been restocked. Christmas shoppers and natural disaster-related supply chain shortages (at least here in BC) had left them perpetually empty. Part of the reason for the trip is that I needed to pick up some polybags for the Brick…

Jim Lee Batman Collection Revealed

Holy LEGO® artwork Batman! The Jim Lee Batman Collection is the latest addition to the LEGO® Art theme and features everyone’s favourite vigilante. Batman and LEGO® are long established friends, so a mosaic set in the Art theme is a no brainer. And for this new set, The LEGO® Group has brought in comic artist…

Val Zod Minifigure Coming in 2022

While perusing LEGO® deals for this week’s post, I found something interesting. Indigo published a new listed for the updated DC Comics Character Encyclopedia. Back in 2016, I reviewed the first edition of this book. It was one of True North Brick’s earliest reviews. I acquired the last edition because of the exclusive Pirate Batman…

November 2021 VIP Weekend Haul

Every year, the LEGO® Group hosts a VIP weekend a week in advance of Black Friday. It usually brings with it double VIP points on all purchases, as well as some fun gifts-with-purchase (GWPs). This year, fans gained early access to the Christmas GWP and a retro tin LEGO® sign. Additionally, the VIP rewards center…

The Batman – Batmobile (42127) Review

On March 2, 2022, we are getting yet another reboot of Batman. This time, the film will star twinkling vampire, Robert Pattinson. There are too many Batmans in the movies right now. Pattinson debuts in The Batman as both Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton return to the role in the Flash movie. I am trying…

Bricksmax Batwing Lighting Kit Review

I recently received a LEGO® related offer from somewhere other than the LEGO® Group. The offering was from Lightailing.com. They approached me to see if I was interested in reviewing a lighting kit for one of my LEGO® sets. The LEGO® Group does not currently produce lighting for their kits other than the standard light…

THE BATMAN SETS REVEALED

The LEGO® Group has revealed 4 new sets based on the upcoming DC film The Batman. The Batman will be the latest installment in the epic saga of Caped Crusader films, set to release in March 2022. The film was delayed because of the pandemic (as were the LEGO® sets) but will finally hit theatres…