Tag Archives: Summer 2021

Fawkes Dumbledore’s phoenix (76394) review

Fawkes, Dumbledore’s Phoenix (76394) is one of approximately 10 new Harry Potter sets in the Summer 2021 wave. Released on June 1st, this buildable character is made of nearly 600 pieces and has movable wings. This mythical creature makes an excellent companion piece to 2020’s Hedwig (75979) which features a similar design and price point. Both sets have a mechanical

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2021 Harry Potter BrickHeadz Review

Summer 2021 Harry Potter BrickHeadz

June 1, 2021, marked the release date for a slew of new Harry Potter sets. The LEGO® Group sent several of them over to True North Bricks for review. You can catch the unboxings on YouTube. This week we review our way through the sets, starting with a twofer: the 2021 Harry Potter BrickHeadz sets. This is a look at

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Everyone is awesome (40516) Review

On May 20th, 2021 The LEGO® Group revealed Everything is Awesome (40516), a set themed around the LGBTQIA+ pride flag. Recently released on June 1st, 2021, this unique set coincides with the start of Pride Month in many countries around the world. Set designer and LEGO® VP of Design Matthew Ashton’s goal was to create a model that is a

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LEGO® Ideas Typewriter Coming Soon

LEGO® Ideas Typewriter coming soon

Last June, the LEGO® Group announced the third round of review results for sets that passed the 10,000-supporter mark in 2019. The first of them is about to hit a LEGO® Store near you. Incidentally, the LEGO® Ideas Typewriter is coming soon. This set was the brainchild of fan designer Steve Guinness from Chester in the United Kingdom. The design

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Summer 2021 Star Wars Sets (*updated*)

Summer 2021 Star Wars Sets

The LEGO® Group has officially unveiled three of the Summer 2021 Star Wars sets. First spotted in leaked catalogues online, the following sets have now been listed on the LEGO® website. We’re heading back to the final season of the Clone Wars animated series with two great looking sets. Duel on Mandalore (75310) and Mandalorian Starfighter (75316) make reference to

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Summer 2021 Monkie Kid Sets

The LEGO® Group officially unveiled two new summer 2021 Monkie Kid sets. While the internet rumor mill is circulating others, we will stick to the known Canadian facts for now. This wave contains some new characters in the form of the White Bone Demon and the Bone Spirits. As usual, I will update this page when more official information is

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Daily Bugle (76178) Review

Daily Bugle (76178) Review

I like superhero LEGO® sets. However, most of the time, I do not like them for the actual set, but for the Minifigures. My main beef with the Marvel and DC Comics themes has always been the lack of buildings. Sure, we get the occasional Avengers Tower or bank façade. But I want a cityscape full of modulars, not open

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