Johnny Thunder has spent decades collecting the rarest treasures and artifacts from all over the world. An impressive accomplishment seeing that his archenemy, Baron Von Barron seems to have kept a few of his own treasures (which can be found in the new Lego Haunted House 10273). This Lego MOC, called Thunder’s Mansion, is created by Caleb Saw. This creation features a massive room that even fits a skeleton hanging from the rafters. The floor is a great design, being built out of 1×1 headlight pieces in groups of four. The end result is a pattern remarkably close to houndstooth. There is a rug on the floor that even has upturned edges, all completely done with Lego. Inside you will find Egyptian murals, a copy of Moby Brick, samurai helmets, tribal headdresses, a golden idol (Indiana Jones might want this back!), a golden staff, old swords, and many many treasure maps. There is so much stuff crammed in here. Every time you look at the details you will find something new. The whole thing is aglow in a nice warm light, provided by built in LEDs. A great way to light a Lego MOC.
This Lego MOC is the creation of Ben Cossy, and titled “Fighting the Beholder.” It looks like these five friends have an uninvited guest on their quest. The Beholder is one of the more famous baddies from the Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual. A giant floating eyeball with tentacles caped with even more eyeballs (eleven eyes total!). Adventurers need too beware the petrifying eyebeams, sharp teeth, and over sized jaw. Not only that, but they are telepathic and psychokinetic so make sure your brain and intellect are up to the challenge.
This quest through the Underdark is an excellently built scene. The D&D theme captures the spirit and danger of the game. Check out the slightly uneven Lego tile flooring, and the cavernous walls. This is another example of great lighting, making the Lego look as best as it can. The special effects added in later are also well done, and help to animate the magic effects. Lego does similar effects for their marketing too. Now lets just hope this Lego Beholder is the last boss…
Lego Indiana Jones is adventuring out of your TV. This Lego MOC is created by Lego_nuts, and titled “That’s not something that I expected!” The whole build was centered around the idea of “…shifting from different spaces, or dimensions…” with Indiana busting out of a television. The TV itself is very impressive and the retro design is spot on. The wooden feet and antenna are present, as are the radial dials on the front. The waterfall is always a tricky Lego build, and this one is good. Using different types of blues, solid, and transparent bricks help to give the water depth. Something usually missing from Lego water. What pulls everything together is the lighting. Multiple sources of lights (lantern, cave, water, treasure chest, and global) really help to pull everything together. Lego Indiana Jones has never looks so nice.
The deadly cute duo of Arthur and Tristan is the creation of Aiden.Builds. This inseparable pair have each other backs in a fight. The Lego MOC features an anthropomorphized sword and shield. Each equipped with a smaller version of themselves. This build uses some of those Lego printed eye tiles to great effect. The posable arms, and the mouths also helps to give these weapons some personality. This is a great use of the clear bricks, to help hold and display the characters. These two guys look ready to go on a grand adventure, while getting into some wacky hijinks.
The Lego Friends seem to be going on adventures all the time. From fishing to spaceship flying; they even find time to relax in lovely hotels. Their newest adventure is exploring the universe, in a little space rover. Featuring a purple and white striped satellite dish, multiple communications equipment, fancy headlights, and even four-wheel drive. This Lego Friends Adventure Space Rover looks ready to explore the moon or even pluto. Check out the Lego Minifigure helmet, it fits on the Lego Friends figures!
The crazy imagination of the Adventure Time TV is a great match for Lego. That is why there have been so many great MOCs and Lego Idea projects (see here). One of the newest Lego Adventure Time projects is titled Brick-built Adventure Time Figures, created by aBetterMonkey. The project proposes 15 Brick-Build Figures that total up to 640 Lego pieces. A whole lot of Lego Ideas projects are way too large to ever be produced by Lego, but 640 pieces is a pretty good sweet spot. The idea is to create a set of toys rather than a display model, but these look awesome! Make sure to go vote for the Lego Idea.
Calvin and Hobbes is one of the greatest comics. As a fitting tribute, two Lego builders (Simon Liu and Lego Junkie) teamed up and created a Lego Calvin and Hobbes. The idea to create these figures stated with a simple question: “So… you have a lot of orange right?” With some imagination and Lego, that simple question ended up as a Lego Hobbes. The slightly ruffled fur, achieved with a combination of slopes and curve pieces, is a perfect touch. The whole thing is topped off with an expressive portrait of Hobbes. But, you cannot create the most famous imaginary tiger without creating its owner. Calvin makes for a good Lego figure, but might have the smallest possible hands. This duo looks ready for a Sunday full of adventure.
Lego and Adventure Time are an almost perfect match. Fans of both have been hoping for Lego to pick up an official license. Jazlecraz has created an incredibly detailed Lego CUUSOO project based on Adventure Time. This is the best way to get Lego to notice the demand for Adventure Time. There are currently over 9,000 supporters for this project, and when it hits 10,000 Lego has to officially review the proposal and make a decision. Lego has officially commented on the Adventure Time Project, and noted that no new molds would be created for a CUUSOO project. Meaning that the minifigures have been set aside in favor for a micro scale theme. Everybody would still love to see Finn, Jake, BMO, Marceline, Princess Bubblegum, Ice King, and Lemongrab get their own microfigures.
The Adventure Time Project is focused on created one amazing micro scale Tree Fort. Consisting of about 400 Lego pieces in its current incarnation. This means that it would fit in with the current $34.99 price point that Lego has favored for their CUUSOO theme. There are also six micro scale Lego sets that have been added as a bonus. Showing what could be done if this becomes a full theme. One thing is certain, if these were real there would be a whole lot of Finn and Jake figures.
The Micro Ice Castle features Finn, Jake, the Ice King, Penguins, and the Wildberry Princess.
Marceline’s House would feature Finn, Jake, Marceline, Ice King, and Princess Bubblegum.
Micro Lumpy Space would feature Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, the Lumpy Space Princess and the Lumpy Space King.
Castle Lemongrab would feature Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, Lemongrab, and Lemongrab 2.
The Micro Candy Castle would beature Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, Lady Rainicorn, and two other figures (I don’t know their names!).
And finally, the Micro Tree Fort would feature Finn, Jake, BMO, Princess Bubblegum, Marceline, and the Ice King.
Cartoon Network has created a promo for Adventure Time where they completely redid the Main Title in Lego. The end result is a very well done recreation, showcasing many different styles of Lego building. This Lego Adventure Time looks so good it raises the demand for an official Adventure Time theme.
“(Lego) Adventure Time, C’mon grab your friends, We’ll go to very distant lands. With Jake the Dog and Finn the Human, The fun will never end, it’s (Lego) Adventure Time!”
Now lets see a Lego version for “Cake the Cat and Fionna the Human.”
A Lego version of Adventure Time with Finn & Jake would make a great theme. The sheer craziness that is the Land of Ooo has created many great characters. For instance the Earl of Lemongrab, pictured above. Lemongrab happens to be one of those characters who have spun out of control and cause huge headaches for Finn & Jake. This build uses a Lego banana perfectly. I wonder what a Lego version of the Lemon Children would look like.