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  1. Zero Hour was a great episode! In Depth: And now we play the waiting game for the season four trailer...
  2. BrickHeadz is an exciting new Lego theme that depicts our favorite characters from movies, TV shows, games, and comics into fun and stylized collectible forms. Each set contains a brick built figure with a build-able base, that includes a printed tile piece denoting the figure's wave number. Wave one consists of twelve unique and colorful characters based on The Lego Batman Movie, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Pirates of the Caribbean. BrickHeadz is an exclusive theme from Lego, which means that you can only find the BrickHeadz sets at Lego brand retail stores and online from Lego Shop. Before I begin this review, I would like to give my sincerest thanks to The LEGO Group (TLG) who have provided this set, and other wave one BrickHeadz sets, to Eurobricks making this review possible. The opinions expressed in this review are my own. Introduction Yes, Hulk smash. Its a catchy catchphrase and decorum requires I write it here at least once, so I'm getting it out of the way now. Anyways, Hulk is a cornerstone member of the Avengers from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and so it's no surprise that he's one of the first four characters to make the leap the film screen to Lego BrickHeadz, in the form of 41592 The Hulk. But while his straightforward dialogue and poppin purple pants have made him a crowd pleaser, in my opinion, they don't seem to have made the transition to BrickHeadz particularly well. Why should you ask? Well read on... Also quick aside, do note I apparently inaccurately placed Hulk's thumbs in my images...whoops... Set Stats Name: 41592 The Hulk Theme: Licensed / BrickHeadz Year: 2017 Pieces: 93 Minifigs: N/A Price: USD $9.99, CA $12.99, DE 9.99€, UK £9.99 Resources: Brickset, Bricklink, Lego Shop Packaging Color. The reason is color. Cutting to the chase, 41592 The Hulk is intended to represent the film version, specifically the one from Avengers: Age of Ultron (and as such has a unique red colored box), but he just doesn't cut it color wise. This is most evident on the box art itself, which while showing all the standard staples such as the BrickHeadz logo and that ugly wall of text, importantly shows the character inspiration image--one which is clearly depicts an olive green Hulk as opposed to the Lego green Hulk. It's a subtle but significant difference. Lego Marvel Superheroes learned this lesson after their first Avengers set wave in 2012--in which the first Lego bigfig of Hulk was inaccurately molded in bright green--only to soon be switched over to the correct olive green shade for the next film sets. Now you may be saying, "well so what, he's still green". True, that is a valid point. But in my view the fact that he is not the right green is a significant issue as the figure is billed as, and is meant to accompany other figures being billed as, versions from the Avengers/MCU films. This is not a film Hulk, this is comic Hulk. But I digress. In the meantime on the actual subject of packaging, inside the box you'll find one instruction booklet, two bags--one big and one small--as well as a loose 4x6 black plate which will be used for the figure's base. Interesting Parts Considering that he's basically just green skin and purple pants, one doesn't go into 41592 The Hulk expecting the greatest new pieces ever. And I'm not going to try and dispute that. Hulk comes with the standards, such as the wave plate, BrickHeadz eyes, and those modified bricks (fourteen of them). He does have two nice hinge pieces in green, but that's about it. Printed parts: just two 1x4 bricks that depict his muscular torso. What you see is what you get with this guy. Build 41592 The Hulk is perhaps one of the simplest BrickHeadz to construct, which is not surprising considering he's basically just giant-sized normal person, well with green skin. There's no interesting new techniques, although he does feature some abnormally large arms and hands for a BrickHeadz, which I think work well as they give the impression of a bulky person without actually changing the standardized scale itself. Completed Figure I mean, does it look like Hulk? Absolutely. But I cannot shake the feeling that he should have been in olive green. Consitancy wise, all the other Marvel figures are based on their popular film appearance looks, and Hulk just stands out because he's too bright--he has not been appropriately muted down to match the film. Does he make a good figure himself--yes. Does he fit in with the movie specific figures? That's a tough question and frankly one that's up for everyone to individually decide. Conclusion 41592 The Hulk may have smashed expectations with his recent appearances in the Avengers films, but I don't think he's the breakout start of the Marvel BrickHeadz wave. Score Design: 5/5 - Overall, it's hard to get the Hulk's shape wrong, really. Parts: 2/5 - Green? Wrong--Olive Green is right! Build: 5/5 - Simple, but that's expected for a character like Hulk. Value for Price: 3/5 - Is it worth adding to your collection, when he doesn't fit in stylistically? My Score: (15/20) C Eurobricks BrickHeadz Reviews: 41585 Batman, 41586 Batgirl, 41587 Robin, 41588 The Joker, 41595 Belle, 41596 Beast, 41589 Captain America, 41590 Iron Man, 41591 Black Widow, 41592 The Hulk
  3. BrickHeadz is an exciting new Lego theme that depicts our favorite characters from movies, TV shows, games, and comics into fun and stylized collectible forms. Each set contains a brick built figure with a build-able base, that includes a printed tile piece denoting the figure's wave number. Wave one consists of twelve unique and colorful characters based on The Lego Batman Movie, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Pirates of the Caribbean. BrickHeadz is an exclusive theme from Lego, which means that you can only find the BrickHeadz sets at Lego brand retail stores and online from Lego Shop. Before I begin this review, I would like to give my sincerest thanks to The LEGO Group (TLG) who have provided this set, and other wave one BrickHeadz sets, to Eurobricks making this review possible. The opinions expressed in this review are my own. Introduction While being one of the only female Avengers, Black Widow has shown her own in the kicking and pain inflicting department, for which she's been rewarded with a top spot among the first four Mavel BrickHeadz. Lego's 41591 Black Widow also manages to capture the likeness of it's film inspiration--that of Scarlett Johansson--very well, which only adds to the appeal of the figure. But if you're not convinced she's a useful Avenger BrickHeadz yet, read on and let's see if we can change your opinion... Set Stats Name: 41591 Black Widow Theme: Licensed / BrickHeadz Year: 2017 Pieces: 143 Minifigs: N/A Price: USD $9.99, CA $12.99, DE 9.99€, UK £9.99 Resources: Brickset, Bricklink, Lego Shop Packaging As with all BrickHeadz, 41591 Black Widow comes in the standard BrickHeadz box--one that includes a thumb open tap, large BrickHeadz logos, and that wall of ugly text. Still, the blue of the Captain America: Civil War backdrop allows the black and orange figure to pop nicely, as does the image of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, for which the figure is inspired by. Inside the box you'll find one instruction booklet, two bags--one big and one small--as well as a loose 4x6 black plate which will be used for the figure's base. Interesting Parts 41591 Black Widow is one of the most part heavy BrickHeadz and she also manages to come with numerous desirable pieces in Dark Orange. Most of these dark orange pieces are various slopes, such as 1x2 slopes, 2x2 slopes, and 1x2 arch slopes. Aside from all the standard inclusions (modified bricks in light bley, BrickHeadz eye tiles, and of course the 2x4 wave tile), Black Widow comes with two uniquely printed pieces. The first is a 1x2 brick which depicts her torso and belt design, and the second being two 1x2 tiles in dark blueish grey that are printed with a depiction of her electrified gauntlets. While still being accurate to the character, the gauntlet tiles are generic enough to find numerous uses elsewhere--which is a plus. Build As with all BrickHeadz, the bulk of the building is focused on the head construction--or rather in the case of 41591 Black Widow, the hair. Using a massive number of slopes, tiles and plates Lego has managed to very accurately depict the hairstyle of the character from the Avengers films. Surprisingly, despite the bulk of the hair, I've not experienced the tendency for the figure to tip over backwards, which is unfortunately the case of other large headed figures like 41588 Joker and 41586 Batgirl. In addition to the hair, I found the belt/waist design to be particularity notable, in that Black Widow does not use a 4x4 plate for her main waist piece, as is the case with most BrickHeadz. Instead, she utilizes four black modified 2x2 plates, which allow for the attachment of a rather low riding belt. I'll also note that I found the transition from the main 1x2 printed brick to the adjacent bricks to be very well done. The black and dark bley colors flow really nicely into the print, creating a very streamlined look. And yes, you also build that base too, with only four pieces. Completed Figure First impression--lots of hair! But in a good way. It's been meticulously sculpted and as a result it has turned out to be very reminiscent of Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow. As I just noted, the streamlined feel to the figure is very nice, and her torso print and pieces are used very well. I also particularly like her leg pouches, which add to the character's armed feel. In that regard, Black Widow also comes with two rather generic accessories, 4 length bars in standard black, for her stun batons. Conclusion 41591 Black Widow is a detailed BrickHeadz with gorgeous dark orange hair and great graphic design. She'll be a welcome addition to any BrickHeadz collection. Score Design: 5/5 - Lots of work went into the hair, and it was worth the effort. Parts: 5/5 - Tons of Dark Orange? What's not to love?! Build: 5/5 - Black Widow utilizes different techniques than other BrickHeadz making her build uniquely interesting. Value for Price: 5/5 - One of the most part heavy BrickHeadz, you get the most for your money. My Score: (20/20) A Eurobricks BrickHeadz Reviews: 41585 Batman, 41586 Batgirl, 41587 Robin, 41588 The Joker, 41595 Belle, 41596 Beast, 41589 Captain America, 41590 Iron Man, 41591 Black Widow, 41592 The Hulk
  4. BrickHeadz is an exciting new Lego theme that depicts our favorite characters from movies, TV shows, games, and comics into fun and stylized collectible forms. Each set contains a brick built figure with a build-able base, that includes a printed tile piece denoting the figure's wave number. Wave one consists of twelve unique and colorful characters based on The Lego Batman Movie, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Pirates of the Caribbean. BrickHeadz is an exclusive theme from Lego, which means that you can only find the BrickHeadz sets at Lego brand retail stores and online from Lego Shop. Before I begin this review, I would like to give my sincerest thanks to The LEGO Group (TLG) who have provided this set, and other wave one BrickHeadz sets, to Eurobricks making this review possible. The opinions expressed in this review are my own. Introduction Iron Man is arguably one of the most popular Marvel characters now, due in large part to his appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With that in mind, it's no surprise that 41590 Iron Man is one of the first Marvel BrickHeadz (second only to 41589 Captain America, make of that what you will), and for good logistical reasons too--he just looks great. Iron Man, due to his bulky armor, expressionless face, and hot rod color scheme translates to the BrickHeadz style far better than most. 41590 Iron Man is one of the best BrickHeadz, period. But I guess I do have to say a bit more, so read on... Set Stats Name: 41590 Iron Man Theme: Licensed / BrickHeadz Year: 2017 Pieces: 96 Minifigs: N/A Price: USD $9.99, CA $12.99, DE 9.99€, UK £9.99 Resources: Brickset, Bricklink, Lego Shop Packaging As with all BrickHeadz sets, 41590 Iron Man comes in the standard box with all the appropriate logos and walls of texts. Included is also an image of the inspiration, that of Iron Man mark whatever (I lost count, and I don't care to know anymore!) from Captain America: Civil War. Inside the box you'll find one instruction booklet, two bags--one big and one small--as well as a loose 4x6 black plate which will be used for the figure's base. Interesting Parts With a great color scheme, 41590 Iron Man also comes with numerous intersting pieces, both standard and printed. On the standard side, he come with the Brickheadz cornerstones such as the wave tile and fourteen of those modified bricks in light bley. But unlike others, instead of the round BrickHeadz eyes, Iron Man comes with two 1x1 trans-light blue tiles which are actually printed with a simple white square on top of them. This subtle print creates the illusion that they are actually lit by lights, which is very cool. Standard part wise, Iron man also comes with six headlight bricks in Bright Light Orange and eight in Dark Red. Additionally, various Dark Red modified plates are included, which are nice to have. Build Like all BrickHeadz, 41590 Iron Man features a standardized build structure, although he does feature some unique deviations to depict his bulky armor. The numerous headlight bricks also add an added twist on the BrickHeadz mold, which makes constructing Iron Man more interesting than some other figures. Of course, you also construct the standard BrickHeadz base. Completed Figure Overall very nice figure. 41590 Iron Man fits very well in the BrickHeadz template, and that's largely due to the bulky armor which looks nice when dropped into a rather square mold. The level of detail is just right, and the Bright Light Orange pops expertly well against the dark red. Lego could have used Pearl Gold instead, but I appreciate that they went with a brighter, if slightly less accurate, shade instead. Now unlike his SDCC counterpart, this Iron Man unfortunately does not come with repuslor blasts as an accessory. I would have appreciated those being included, but thankfully their absence is not as egregious as Captain America missing his shield or anything. Conclusion Disputed leader of the Avengers, 41590 Iron Man is both a necessary inclusion in any respectable Marvel BrickHeadz collection, but also a very well done figure in his own right. Score Design: 5/5 - The Iron Man armor translated very well to the blocky style of BrickHeadz. Parts: 5/5 - Dark Red and Bright Light Orange? Sign me up! Build: 5/5 - Despite on the surface reading mostly as just tiles, there's lots of nice interesting bits just under the surface. Value for Price: 5/5 - A good number of parts in uncommon colors and a great figure to boot means this is worth the cost. My Score: (20/20) A Eurobricks BrickHeadz Reviews: 41585 Batman, 41586 Batgirl, 41587 Robin, 41588 The Joker, 41595 Belle, 41596 Beast, 41589 Captain America, 41590 Iron Man, 41591 Black Widow, 41592 The Hulk
  5. BrickHeadz is an exciting new Lego theme that depicts our favorite characters from movies, TV shows, games, and comics into fun and stylized collectible forms. Each set contains a brick built figure with a build-able base, that includes a printed tile piece denoting the figure's wave number. Wave one consists of twelve unique and colorful characters based on The Lego Batman Movie, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Pirates of the Caribbean. BrickHeadz is an exclusive theme from Lego, which means that you can only find the BrickHeadz sets at Lego brand retail stores and online from Lego Shop. Before I begin this review, I would like to give my sincerest thanks to The LEGO Group (TLG) who have provided this set, and other wave one BrickHeadz sets, to Eurobricks making this review possible. The opinions expressed in this review are my own. Introduction Ah, Captain America. As one of the leaders of the Avengers (assuming Iron Man is not contesting that at the moment), he's a prime candidate for a BrickHeadz character, so it's no surprise he showed up in this first wave. Based on his less colorful film version, 41589 Captain America is arguably one of the best BrickHeadz due to his simplicity; despite having one of the lowest brick counts, he manages to appear quite accurate. Set Stats Name: 41589 Captain America Theme: Licensed / BrickHeadz Year: 2017 Pieces: 79 Minifigs: N/A Price: USD $9.99, CA $12.99, DE 9.99€, UK £9.99 Resources: Brickset, Bricklink, Lego Shop Packaging Utilizing standard BrickHeadz packaging, 41589 Captain America features images of both the figure and the inspiration--that of the film version of Captain America, as well as all the generic bits like logos and walls of text. As three of the Marvel BrickHeadz are branded under the Captain America: Civil War banner, their main color scheme follows that of the Captain himself, hence the blue box. That said, Captain America does somewhat disappear on his own box because of this, but nonetheless it is an appropriate color. Inside the box you'll find one instruction booklet, two bags--one big and one small--as well as a loose 4x6 black plate which will be used for the figure's base. Interesting Parts While only having 79 pieces, which even by BrickHeadz standards is on the low side, 41589 Captain America has a number of interesting printed pieces as well as numerous parts in desirable dark blue. Aside from the standard BrickHeadz parts such as the printed 2x4 wave tile, 1x1 round eye tiles, and fourteen of those modified light blueish grey bricks, Captain America comes with a printed shield piece from his minifigure version. It's hilariously out of scale for the figure himself, yet it manages to be very cute and fitting for a BrickHeadz. Additionally, two uniquely printed 1x4 bricks are included, as well as a large printed "A" tile. Build As with all Brickheadz, a large chunk of the figure is devoted to constructing the head, and 41589 Captain America is no different. However, Lego managed to add in some specific--and notable--details from the film version of the character by using various dark tan tiles and specialized plates to build a representation of the Captain's helmet straps covering his chin. This is a simple yet inspired detail, and one that I very much appreciate. Of course, you also construct the necessary figure stand using only four simple pieces. Completed Figure Glorious! 41589 Captain America makes the most of his lower piece count and absolutely runs away with the accuracy from the film version. While other Marvel BrickHeadz--cough Hulk cough--only have a passing resemblance to their MCU counterparts, Captain America in particular succeeds in his brick transformation. You'll note too that 41589 Captain America has an added surprising feature, in that the inclusion of a simple clip plate allows one to attach the minifigure shield to the back of the figure. Again this is a great, if simple, call back to the films in which Captain America is constantly holstering his shield. Now, does it make the figure look better by doing this? Arguably no, as the figure is just more appealing with the shield in his hand, but I like that Lego has created the option for one to move around the shield. Conclusion Being the debated leader of the Avengers means any Lego Marvel fan will be eyeing 41589 Captain America, and his great accurate design only adds to his appeal. Score Design: 5/5 - Very accurate to the movie source material. Parts: 5/5 - While not containing lower than normal pieces, all the clips and colors are desirable. Plus the shield is a good bonus! Build: 5/5 - Simple, but great part placement adds to the accuracy. Value for Price: 5/5 - One of the best looking BrickHeadz, Captain America feels very polished and worth the price. My Score: (20/20) A Eurobricks BrickHeadz Reviews: 41585 Batman, 41586 Batgirl, 41587 Robin, 41588 The Joker, 41595 Belle, 41596 Beast, 41589 Captain America, 41590 Iron Man, 41591 Black Widow, 41592 The Hulk
  6. Love the new graphics @Hinckley. Great work!
  7. Hi @PhantomDesigner Welcome to Eurobricks! We are however a Lego discussion forum, not a means to promote eBay listings. If you wish to discuss Lego sets and related products you can do that, but we ask that you do not post links to listings here. Thanks!
  8. I'm not expecting Thrawn to be killed off or anything in this finale. I would have expected that possibility earlier in the season, but after the latest trailer glimpses of the finale and the flow of the main story, I don't see that happening. From all indications, it seems like the Rebel's planned attack on Lothal won't even occur, rather Thrawn will preemptively strike and wipe out most of the cell. In that regard, I don't think we'll loose any major Imperials, well except Kallus. I'm not sure how Sabine and the Mandalorians will factor in...frankly I'd rather we not see Sabine again this season as it's way too soon after her notable departure. Sure she'll show up in season 4, but I don't think it's necessary she return at the last minute here, as it only plays into the "Rebels win my miracle again" mindset. --- On top five episodes: 5. Trials of the Darksaber 4. The Antilles Extraction 3. Twin Suns 2. An Inside Man 1. Through Imperial Eyes
  9. Gorgeous ship! I absolutely love it. There's a very strong Classic Pirates feel to it, and it's particularly streamlined. Great job!
  10. Please do not make conformation statements like this. No matter how trustworthy the source, nothing is confirmed until we get some early image or physical product (such as leaked figures) from the sets themselves. Until then, statements like this only convince people we will be getting sets in the future that may not actually exist.
  11. Good episode all around, and it included some great visuals and classic Star Wars music. On specific things: And now the last week of agonizing waiting begins!
  12. Everyone remember this is a set discussion thread, not a concept art comparison thread and certainly not a source-validity/witch hunt thread. Talk about the sets here or talk elsewhere. Thanks!
  13. I cannot comment on the status of the license itself (as in who actually has it currently, I don't know), but presumably if Lego does have the Jurassic World license, it would only amount to sets being made when the films of the franchise are released, when the sets would be at their peak popularity. Ideas sets being axed are unfortunate side affect of licenses being picked up by Lego first/instead, but those submitting the licensed-ideas take that risk when they are basing their set off a third-party property which they have no actual stake in. For what it's worth, I seem to recall the Jurassic World sets being surprisingly popular and they required Lego to up production after a serious drought of JW sets left the store shelves empty for weeks, at least in the US.
  14. I absolutely loved that episode--utterly hilarious. And while it was somewhat of a filler, it did feel like it had important connections to the main story arc...well until the end... On more specific points: All in all great episode!
  15. Thanks everyone but let's move along. Thank you!