“Detective Ace Brickman & The Cookie Caper #9” — AuntiePesto
Bricklies is a weekly lego webcomic created by AuntiePesto and hosted by LegoGenre. Updates every Friday.
Lego has officially released details on the new Lego Creator Detective’s Office and Barber Shop (10246) Modular Building. Information for this new set leaked earlier this week (see here and here). It looks like this set is two different buildings, like the Pet Shop, but the Detective’s Office and Barber Shop are joined together into one building. This set has been designed with a story in mind. Detective Ace Brickman, a Mysterious Woman in Red, and a Police Officer snooping around are all part of the plot. The set comes with 2,262 pieces and will retail for $159.99. With a January 2015 release.
On the ground level of the Detective’s Office is a pool hall, called the Highlander. Amazingly it looks like the there is some underground betting going on too.
The front of the building features two balcony and a hidden fire escape. Perfect for sneaking around.
Next door is a barber shop which features a real mirror. Thats right a real Lego mirror.
“Discover a world of mystery and adventure with the LEGO® Creator Expert Detective’s Office! Step through the open archway and into the barbershop, where seated customers are pampered in the reflection of a large wall mirror, while next door, competitors play pool and darts beneath the comforting whir of a rotating ceiling fan. Venture to the first floor and you’ll find the detective’s office, his desk strewn with clues, a safe containing valuable evidence and a concealed wall compartment. Then visit the adjacent bathroom, featuring a classic pull-chain toilet, before taking the stairway to the well-equipped kitchen, from where you can access the roof terrace, complete with large water tower. This latest addition to the LEGO Modular Building series is packed with unsurpassed detail and hidden surprises. Easy-to-remove roof and ceilings provide access to the delightful interior, while the exterior of the building features a decorative roofline and a beautifully designed façade. Can you solve the smuggling mystery? Includes 6 minifigures with assorted accessories: Detective Ace Brickman, Al the barber, dart player, pool player, police woman and a mysterious lady in red.
Ages 16+. 2,262 pieces.
US $159.99 – CA $199.99 – DE 149.99€ – UK £132.99 – DK 1399.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
January 2015 via shop.LEGO.com and LEGO® Stores”
Check out the Lego Design Video for more details: