Category Archives: Toys

Paul Hetherington loves comics and Lego

The excellent Lego blog Brothers Brick recently reported on master builder Paul Hetherington winning the Best In Show award at this year’s BrickCon with an hommage to David Petersen’s wonderful graphic novel series, Mouse Guard. This must be my personal favorite Lego … Continue reading

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2000AD Minifigs need to happen

While browsing around on his Flickr stream after discovering his amazing Iron Giant, I came across this proposal for Lego 2000AD Minifigs that Ken Levell did a couple of years ago. Talk about complete – the list even includes Zombo. … Continue reading

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Lego + Batman + sketch = Beware!

Veteran Lego builder Chris McVeigh (well-known for his magnificent Commodore 64 and Classic Mac models) has started combining the best of many worlds by doing some comic sketch cards in Lego. In addition to the Batman above, he’s also done … Continue reading

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Lego heroes

Lego never fails to present awesome ads, referencing well-known elements from popular culture.  The iconic nature of the BD characters used here is that great that it’s probably not even necessary to tell who they are (but you can cheat … Continue reading

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You’re made of bricks, Charlie Brown

A few months ago, we gazed in awe at Mark Anderson’s rendering of Darwyn Cooke’s Catwoman, using only Lego bricks.  Over on his site, Mark has been at it again, only this time his subject is everybody’s favorite neurotic kid, … Continue reading

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Amazing Catwoman portrait in Lego

Don’t be mistaken, this is not a reproduction of Darwyn Cooke’s Catwoman. Mark Anderson did this line art portrait completely in Lego.  Just check out the detail photos on its Flickr page for proof.  This is, obviously, très amazing. (via … Continue reading

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Nanoblock comics

Christopher Tan is a Nanoblock enthusiast who regularly posts new comics-based designs on his Facebook page.  These models are typically a quarter of the size of comparable Lego designs, and I think they’re pretty cute.

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