Lego 76002 – Metropolis Showdown

The Metropolis Showdown is a new superheroes set that will be available on the summer wave of Lego releases. It will have about hundred pieces that will include a nice black and yellow convertible, a tower and a small ramp. Based on the upcoming Man of steel Movie, it will bring two mini-figures, the superman and the black General Zod.

Usually I don’t talk too much about the set box, but this one is really excellent, not only in terms of action but also in terms of color combination and that superman’s red logo is really awesome. Talking about the two guys, the Superman is a new mini-figure, a bit different from the others and General Zod is also a new addition to the collection.

In terms of features, obviously we can’t expect too much from a hundred piece set, Continue reading

Lego Super Heroes – The complete set list for 2013

The six unknown superheroes sets for 2013 are apparently revealed. According to the recent rumors, the missing sets will be inspired on a couple of characters, namely the Superman and the Iron Man and both will be presented with three new sets. According to the available prices, the biggest set will be the already known 76005, Daily Bugle Mission and the entry is reserved for the new Iron man Extremis (76007).

Talking about the new sets, Superman will participate on a Metropolis ShowDown (76002), a Smallville Battle and finally on a Black Zero Escape (76009). On the other hand, Iron Man will fight against Mandarin (76008), and show the Malibu Mansion.

The only issue that I find a bit strange, Continue reading