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SDCC: This life-size LEGO Wonder Woman contains 22,736 bricks

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LEGO will join in the celebration of Wonder Woman’s 75th anniversary with the debut of a life-size brick statue of the DC Comics icon this week at Comic-Con International.

Standing a little taller than 6-foot-1, the LEGO creation contains 22,736, and weighs 138 pounds (including the base). The model took 99 hours to design, and another 218 to build. You can watch a time-lapse video of the construction process below.

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FIRST LOOK: LEGO’s new ‘Adventure Time’ set

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LEGO has announced its latest approved LEGO Ideas submission — a set of eight build-able characters based on Cartoon Network’s hit animated series, “Adventure Time.” The set includes the bricks and instructions for Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, Lady Rainicorn, Marceline, BMO, Gunter and the Ice King.

The “Adventure Time” set began as a Lego Ideas submission from Ludovic Piraud, a diehard fan of the “Adventure Time” series. The submission was a hit with the Lego Ideas community, garnering more than 10,000 supporters.

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LEGO officially unveils 4,080-piece Disney’s Cinderella Castle set

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Note (July 11 at 6:31 a.m.): Following what turned out to be a leak over the weekend, LEGO has officially announced its massive Cinderella Castle set, complete with photos, video and details.


LEGO has unveiled its epic 4,080-piece Cinderella Castle set, based of course on the iconic flagship attraction of Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Tokyo Disneyland theme parks.

Few details have been released, but as you can see, it’s impressive, with an open back providing access to an interior that’s every bit as awe-inspiring as the facade.

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Batman & Robin battle Joker in this spectacular LEGO diorama

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The Dynamic Duo battles the Clown Prince of Crime in this spectacular LEGO diorama that looks so much like a comic book cover that you’ll either want to read it or frame and hang it on the wall.

Called “LEGO Batman vs Joker Gotham Theater Showdown,” Paul Hetherington’s incredibly detailed piece uses as its backdrop an appropriately ornate Art Deco theater. “I absolutely love Art Deco-style buildings,” Hetherington explains, “so building this was an excuse to indulge myself and create my own Art Deco Theater.”

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This LEGO Thanos Bust and Infinity Gauntlet would rule your toy collection

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In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor has described the Infinity Stones as having unparalleled power. Luckily for him (and just about everyone else in the MCU), no one currently has possession of all six — yet.

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‘LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ unleashes new demo, trailer

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During their presentation at this year’s E3 conference, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the release of a new “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens” demo. The Niima Outpost Demo, which is available as a free download, allows players to dive into the action alongside Rey, Finn and BB-8 as they run from the First Order and escape from Jakku.

The demo will also feature a few new features debuting in “The Force Awakens.” Players can engage in Blaster Battles with stormtroopers, explore Star Destroyer wreckage via Multi-Builds and even pilot the Millennium Falcon.

The demo is now available exclusively for PlayStation 4 players and can be downloaded via the PlayStation Store. Xbox One players will be able to access the demo via the Xbox Marketplace beginning on June 14 at 3 PM PT.

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New Ghostbusters come home in fan-made LEGO Ideas submission

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If you’re eagerly awaiting the release of LEGO’s sets for the “Ghostbusters” reboot but are wondering where you’re going to park your new Ecto-1, then LEGO builder BaronSat has a proposal for you.

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Fan-Made “LEGO Ghostbusters” Short Revives Spirit of Original Film

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Those complaining that the new “Ghostbusters” movie looks like it may not be loyal enough to the 1984 classic will enjoy a new fan-film starring LEGO versions of the original characters reliving highlights of their first adventure — albeit with some added LEGO crossover appearances dotting the fun.

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‘Star Wars’ fan builds epic LEGO Star Destroyer hangar bay

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Hokey religions and ancient weapons might not be a match for a good blaster at your side, but even an uncivilized firearm has nothing on an actual, no-kidding Star Destroyer hangar bay.

Need a pilot? We can’t help you. But if you need a to-scale replica of the hangar bay of the Star Destroyer Finalizer from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” complete with TIE fighters, First Order Stormtroopers, and resistance fighters Poe Dameron and Finn, made entirely out of LEGO, then we may have just the thing for you.

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LEGO unveils new Spider-Man: Web Warriors, Batman & Suicide Squad sets

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The LEGO Group has announced new installments for its popular Marvel Super Heroes and DC Super Heroes toy lines. The latest additions see characters like Ben Reilly, Ghost Rider, Doctor Octopus, Blue Beetle, Killer Croc, Scarecrow, and many, many more LEGO-ified for dynamic action play sets.

Recommended for ages 7-14 (and some 8-14), the Marvel & DC Super Heroes play sets are currently on sale at Amazon and at the LEGO website.

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Kid destroys $15,000 LEGO sculpture an hour after its debut

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A brick artist known as Mr. Zhao spent three full days and nights to build an impressive human-size model of Nick Wilde, the crafty fox from Disney’s Zootopia, for a LEGO exhibit in China. However, within an hour of its debut on Sunday, the sculpture lay scattered in thousands of brightly colored pieces.

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Hail LEGO? Captain America gets a brick Hydra shield

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You can call it a premonition or an uncanny coincidence, but we call this life-size LEGO replica of Captain America’s shield — with one minor modification — pretty spectacular.

Weeks before Marvel set the Internet alight with that big revelation in Wednesday’s Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, LEGO enthusiast Taylor Walker constructed this Hydra shield for the Sentinel of Liberty.

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Spider-Man is ready to swing in with new ‘Civil War’ merchandise

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We’ve seen barely a trickle of Spider-Man merchandise tied to Captain America: Civil War, such as the recently revealed Funko Pop! figure and the Hot Toys Cosbaby, but you can rest assured the floodgates are about to open.

USA Today offers a first look at just some of the products on the horizon featuring the well-received new wall-crawler (played by Tom Holland), ranging from the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes “Tanker Truck Takedown” set (which also includes minifigs of Captain America, Vision and Hawkeye) to Hasbro’s Civil War Miniverse pack, which will feature Spider-Man alongside Black Panther, Cap, Black Widow, Falcon, War Machine, Iron Man and Ant-Man.

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Peek inside the world’s largest LEGO store

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As anticipated, the world’s largest LEGO store opened this week in Shanghai, China, and it’s everything a brick fan (of any age) could hope for.

Located in Disneytown, just outside the new Shanghai Disneyland, the company’s first anchor store in Asia measures more than 10,700 square feet, and stretches across two floors. Within that space are large-scale models of Disney, Marvel and Pixar characters (it is Disneyland, after all), an enormous dragon, and the 12 Chinese zodiac signs.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ LEGO trailer may be better than the original

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With Apocalypse’s declaration that “Everything they built will fall,” it was only a matter of time before somebody created a LEGO version of the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer. Oh, who are we kidding? A LEGO version was pretty much inevitable, no matter what the ancient mutant said.

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