Toy Fair 2015: LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium 75094!

Toy Fair 2015 LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium

Though it’s not exactly the most action-oriented Star Wars vehicle in the saga, the Imperial Shuttle has gotten a ton of love from LEGO over the years, including a spectacular UCS Imperial Shuttle and even a polybag version just last year.

And before the Force awakens next winter, we’re heading back to Endor one more time: the Summer 2015 LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium 75094 debuted at New York Toy Fair 2015 last week!

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Toy Fair 2015: LEGO Ninjago Master Wu Dragon 70734 Photos!

New York Toy Fair 2015 LEGO Ninjago Master Wu Dragon 70734 Box

In the lead-up to the 2015 New York Toy Fair, photos leaked out of many LEGO Ninjago Summer 2015 sets. But one set that piqued my interest I hadn’t seen prior to the event was the LEGO Ninjago Master Wu Dragon 70734. Having now seen the set in-person, not only am I thrilled with its appearance–I’m also excited about the fantastic value of Master Wu’s Dragon…

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LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel Summer 2015 Set Photos!

New York Toy Fair 2015 LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel Set

I can count the number of LEGO Friends sets that I own on a single hand, which is almost unheard of for me and any multiyear LEGO theme. But I have to be honest: I just don’t like minidolls. So as you might have guessed, it takes a lot for a Friends set to impress me.

Even so, at the New York Toy Fair 2015, I was blown away by what may be the coolest addition to the theme ever: the Summer 2015 LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel 41101!

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LEGO Batman Batboat Harbor Pursuit Summer 2015 Set Photos!

New York Toy Fair 2015 LEGO Batboat Pursuit 76034 Set Photos

Now that things have slowed down and I’ve had a chance to sort through the thousands of photos I took at the 2015 New York Toy Fair, it’s time for coverage to continue! While I talked about the spectacular LEGO Jokerland 76035 set a few weeks back, there was one more LEGO Batman Summer 2015 set publicly on display for the first time at the 2015 Toy Fair: the LEGO Batboat Harbor Pursuit 76034!

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LEGO Garbage Truck 30313 & Mini Golf 30203 Polybags Released

LEGO City Garbage Truck 30313 & LEGO Friend Mini Golf 30203 Polybags

Several readers wrote in this week, giving me the heads-up that the new Easter Target LEGO polybag sets are turning up in the Target seasonal section. Unfortunately, my local Targets have been infuriatingly slow to complete their Easter sections: until today! Finally, I was able to get up-close photos of the two latest polybag sets to hit Target: the LEGO City Garbage Truck 30313 and the LEGO Friend Mini Golf 30203!

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LEGO Hydra Fortress Smash 76041 Exclusive Set Released!

Exclusive LEGO Age of Ultron Hydra Fortress Smash 76041

Over the weekend I saw all of the LEGO Speed Champions sets in-person–but those weren’t the only new sets I got lay my eyes upon for the very first time! My local Toys R Us had put out all of the LEGO Avengers Age of Ultron sets (except the LEGO Hulkbuster Smash, which I’ve only seen for order online so far), including a set that wasn’t at the 2015 Toy Fair: LEGO The Hydra Fortress Smash 76041 with Quicksilver and Baron Strucker minifigures!

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LEGO Speed Champions Sets Released in Stores & Photos!

LEGO Speed Champions Porsche 911 GT Finish Line 75912 Box

Coming off of last week’s insanely hectic New York Toy Fair 2015/Blizzard trip, I’m backlogged on everything. In fact, I hadn’t even been out to a retail store in a whole week, which must be some kind of record for me! But I broke that streak today, as I headed back to my favorite local Toys R Us stores, where I found the majority of the March 2015 LEGO sets–including the whole first-ever series of LEGO Speed Champions sets!

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New York Toy Fair 2015: Mega Bloks Minions Figures Galore!

New York Toy Fair 2015 Minions Mega Bloks Figures Display

People ask me a lot what the “Bloks” in “Bricks and Bloks” is for. It is, of course, not a misspelling–it’s for Mega Bloks. I don’t do a ton of coverage of Mega Bloks here anymore, as most readers don’t seem to like them. However, just about everyone loves the Despicable Me Minions. And at New York Toy Fair 2015, MEGA Brands revealed that by the end of the year, there will be over a hundred Mega Bloks Minions figures!

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LEGO Star Wars Prototype Boba Fett Minifigure Revealed!

LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia Updated and Expanded Book

I have a nearly-uncountable number of photos and videos from New York Toy Fair 2015 that I haven’t gotten around to posting in articles yet, but before I get back to 2015 Toy Fair coverage there’s some breaking news that needs to come first.

For months Star Wars fans have wondered about the identity of the exclusive minifigure packed in since the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia Updated and Expanded book went up for order, and now we know: it’s a new LEGO Prototype Boba Fett minifigure!

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LEGO Star Wars 2015 Advent Calendar Photos! Toy Fair 2015

LEGO Star Wars 2015 Advent Calendar 75097 Box

It may have only been Valentine’s Day a couple of days ago, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas–especially when we’re talking about Christmas LEGO sets! The tradition of LEGO Star Wars advent calendars will live on in 2015, and at the New York Toy Fair 2015, we got our first look at this year’s calendar! Headlined by Santa C-3PO and Reindeer R2-D2, it’s the 75097 LEGO Star Wars 2015 Advent Calendar!

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LEGO Star Wars Imperial Assault Carrier! Toy Fair 2015

LEGO Star Wars Imperial Assault Carrier 75106

My apologies for the long delay between posts–a snowstorm back home and travel cancellations made what should have been a five-hour trip home from Toy Fair turned into a two-day trip. But I’m back now, safe and sound, and ready to begin talking about more from New York Toy Fair 2015! And as it was the most requested theme for coverage by readers, I’ll tackle the biggest summer 2015 LEGO Star Wars set first: the LEGO Star Wars Imperial Assault Carrier 75106!

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LEGO Chima Bladvic’s Rumble Bear 70225 Summer 2015 Set Photos!

New York Toy Fair 2015 LEGO 70225 Bladvic's Rumble Bear

All good things must come to an end, and as sad as it is, that includes the LEGO Legends of Chima theme, which will be ending abruptly with the summer 2015 LEGO Chima sets.

I had the opportunity to check out all three of the final sets at New York Toy Fair 2015 this weekend, and I’ll begin covering them with the set that interested me most: the first-ever Chima Bear Tribe vehicle, LEGO Bladvic’s Rumble Bear 70225!

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