The LEGO Batman Movie 2018 Annual Review

The humble annual, the staple of many a Christmas stocking and still going strong. For a number of years now fans of LEGO® have been able to enjoy an annual or two based on a selection of LEGO themes and this year is no exception. Joining the likes of LEGO Star Wars and LEGO NINJAGO will be Gotham’s saviour and famed recording artist LEGO Batman. While the focus is well and truly on The LEGO NINJAGO Movie, the Bat is back in the first his first annual. Before it’s officially published in October we’re taking a looking The LEGO Batman Movie 2018 Annual.

Product Description

Enter the exciting world of THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE in the all-new, action-packed THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE ANNUAL 2018!

This fantastic new annual features cool comic strip stories and loads of puzzles and games to keep all LEGO® BATMAN fans entertained and it comes with a fantastic LEGO® minifigure to build. Join Batman so you can help him save the day against super-villains like Penguin, The Joker, Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Two-Face, Poison Ivy and Scarecrow.

  • Book Title: The LEGO Batman Movie Official Annual 2018 
  • Includes: A Penguin Minifigure
  • Publisher: Egmont Books
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: £7.99
  • ISBN: 9781405287623

The Book

The LEGO Batman Movie annual is just what you’ll expect from an annual, full of fun puzzles and things to do. What’s really great about it, is the art style used. All the characters, locations and vehicles from the movie are recreated in a great illustrated style.

If you’ve seen any of Egmont Books other titles based on The LEGO Batman Movie such as Chaos in Gotham City, Choose Your Super Hero Doodle Activity Book, Ready, Steady, Stick! and I am Batman! The Dark Knight’s Activity Diary then the annual will seem quite similar in fact as few of the puzzles featured in those titles make an appearance in the annual, although there’s plenty more new content to enjoy.

The Minifigures

For many the draw of the annual will be the inclusion of a LEGO Minifigure. With The LEGO Batman Movie Annual you get a Penguin Minifigure. It’s the exact same version of the Minifigure which appears in 70909: Batcave Break-in. Although it may not be an exclusive version of the character it’s certainly the cheapest way to add the Penguin to your collection compared to picking up set 70909 or indeed 70911: The Penguin’s Arctic Roller.

Currently there’s three ways to get the Penguin, on the left is the Minifigure included with the annual, on the right the one included with the Arctic Roller set and in the middle the one found in Batcave Break-in set.


The LEGO Batman Movie Official Annual 2018 will make the perfect Christmas stocking filler for all the younger LEGO fans out there. The book is filled with plenty of things to keep them busy beyond Christmas and the addition of a LEGO Minifigure sweetens the deal. Although not an exclusive version, it’s a great way to get the Penguin, especially with many retailers offering annuals for around £4, less than half price. The LEGO Batman Movie 2018 Annual will be available from October 5th and you can pre-order your copy now from Amazon.

Author: Adam White

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