How LEGO Minifigures Are Made
Aug29

How LEGO Minifigures Are Made

To mark the 40th anniversary of LEGO® Minifigures, the LEGO Group has released a wealth of assets that span the last 40 years of design, production and more. As with all LEGO products, the initial design process begins simply with the spark of an idea and a good old fashion sketch pad. As you’ll have seen in my earlier article, the minifigure has evolved a great deal from prototype to the version we know and love today. But even...

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Celebrating 40 Years Of LEGO Minifigures
Aug29

Celebrating 40 Years Of LEGO Minifigures

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the LEGO® Minifigure, August 29th is the original date that the first Danish patent was handed in, back in 1977. Although the first minifigures were not launched until 1978, the celebration is being marked as a combination of the patent date along with the year they first appeared in LEGO sets. Since their debut in the 70s, the humble minifigure has evolved a great deal, yet remained uniquely the...

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LEGO Minifigures  A Party In Every Pack
Apr19

LEGO Minifigures A Party In Every Pack

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the LEGO® Minifigures and the series 18 characters are having a party to celebrate. The Classic Policeman, who was one of the first minifigures ever released, has broken out the balloons and invited some of his fellow minifigures for a little house party. LEGO have released a series of fun little videos to show-off some of the new Series 18 characters. The latest series of LEGO Minifigures are...

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It’s Party Time! LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Out Now
Apr01

It’s Party Time! LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Out Now

It’s time to party with the new series of LEGO® Minifigures. Series 18: Party introduces 17 new characters to collect, including the elusive Classic Policeman. The new series marks the 40th anniversary of the LEGO Minifigure and what better way to celebrate than with this colourful bunch. You’ll find new LEGO Minifigures Series 18: Party packets in LEGO Brand Retail Stores, shop.LEGO.com and all good retailers. Take a...

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Click & Snap: Party Time For LEGO Minifigures
Mar19

Click & Snap: Party Time For LEGO Minifigures

This year the LEGO® Minifigures celebrate their 40th anniversary and to mark this special occasion – it’s time to party! Now even so often here at BricksFanz HQ we have a flare of inspiration which tickles our creative spark. So we wanted to join in the celebratory atmosphere by having a party of our and nothing says party like cake. Once the Series 18 crew knew there was cake, it wasn’t hard to get the party...

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71021: LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Review
Mar10

71021: LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Review

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the LEGO® Minifigures and to celebrate this landmark achievement, the series 18 crew are ready to party! We’ve joining in those celebrations by taking at early look at the new gang of characters, which will hit stores on April 1st. Series 18 includes 17 new characters including one very special chap only included in each box of LEGO Minifigures Series 18 once. So grab a slice of cake, pour...

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Official Images of LEGO Minifigures Series 18
Feb17

Official Images of LEGO Minifigures Series 18

LEGO® has posted the first official image of the Series 18 LEGO Minifigures, which offers a much better look at all 17 characters. Supposedly the Classic Police Officer is limited to 1 per box. They will be available from April 1st and celebrates the 40th Anniversary since the LEGO Minifigure was introduced. Series 18 includes these 17 characters – Birthday Cake Guy, Firework Guy, Cowboy Costume Guy, Spider Suit Boy, LEGO Brick...

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LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Toy Fair Images
Feb17

LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Toy Fair Images

We now have the official first look at the upcoming new series of LEGO Minifigures. To help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Minifigure, Series 18 has a party vibe to it and includes 17 characters instead of usual 16. This new series introduces loads of new parts including the awesome little brick costume, which will also being getting a human version later this year. Thanks to Joe Meno of BrickJournal and The Brothers Brick we...

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