LEGO’s Winter Village has been growing steadily over the years with the releases of the Winter Village Toy Shop, Bakery and Post Office and now it is set to grow even further with the addition of a Winter Cottage. The set is rather large compared to its Winter Village brethren and has 8 minifigures and consists of 1490 pieces. Once released the Winter Village Cottage will retail for $99.99.
Toys for your office desk, no, not just your favorite 1970’s Batman Mego figure, but toys you can actually play with at the office. Play at the office? Something that does not involve churning out spreadsheets and TPS reports? brinca dada is hoping to make all this possible and make the work day a tad less dull with its new line of desk toys, which feature; a car and driver, a cannon with figure and net, parachutist with landing target, and ring of fire and ramps. Currently part of a kickstarter campaign, the Stunt Brothers Desk Toys are expected to retail for $30 to $35 a set when they become available.
Pictures of Palpatine’s Arrest, the 645 piece LEGO Star Wars set depicting the chancellors apprehension, have recently surfaced. Six different figures, including; Kit Fisto, Mace Windu, Chancellor Palpatine, Saesee Tiin, Anakin Skywalker and Agen Kolar are included in the set. Presumably set to be priced at $89.99, based on the European price of 89.99 € , the set is slated to be a Toys R Us exclusive.
Disney Android and iPhone game Where’s My Water? is now getting its own line of toys. The line includes plushes based on characters from the game, such as, Swampy, Ally and Cranky. The plush animals are currently available for $16.50, while additional products like vinyl figures and more plushes based on the mobile game will be released later this summer and into the fall.
Medicom Toys new Soramachi Sky Tree Town store has finally opened in Tokyo and the lineup of Be@rbricks exclusive available for purchase at the location has been unveiled. Priced at roughly $12 each, the lineup features Japanese inspired figures called the beckoning cat, the lion, and the tin goldfish (two different versions).
With the 500th episode of The Simpsons soon to be broadcast, it seems only fitting that Kidrobot is producing a 6 inch tall Urban Vinyl figure based on the creator of show, Matt Groening. You can buy it now for a cool $50 from Kidrobot’s store.
Source: Kollectible Kulture
Canadian Andrew Frape has spent the last 15 months and $1,500 building a model of the Supreme Court of Canada out of 5,000 LEGO elements. The model was built for Mr.Frape’s wife, a lawyer, as a Christmas and Birthday gift. Mr.Frape’s work will now take on its intended role and adorn Mrs.Frape’s office.
Source: Financial Post