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Clicking on over to LEGO’s website, reveals that the summer clearance sale is in full swing. with items ranging from 15% to 50% off in some cases, it’s worth a look.

On Sale:
Pirates of the Caribean #4193 The London Escape 49.99 Now 37.48, 4183 The Mill39.99 Now 29.98, and The video game 29.99 Now = 8.98

A Whole raft of Hero Factory Sets

Alien Conquest #7050 Alien Defender 9.99 Now 8.48, #7051 Tripod Invader 19.99 Now: 16.98, #7052 UFO Abduction 29.99 Now 24.48, #7067 Jet-Copter Encounter 39.99 Now 33.98, and #7065 Alien Mothership 59.99 Now 50.98

And others including Heroica, and Harry Potter Games, Cars, Seasonal Polly bag sets, Duplo Mini figures, Train Motors, and a bunch of Key chains.

Plus as an added Bonus, if you spend more than $75 you’ll get a free Sopwith Camel Mini Model.

Chrome TC-14

I am late, late, late to the posting party about the upcoming May the force be with you (May 4th and 5th) Promotional Mini-figure that will be available from

Yes, new has begun to circulate about the release of the Promotional TC-14 mini figure. New of the release appears to be accidental, in that the source of the now ubiquitous mini-figure, has come form Flickr USER ACPin, who uploaded digital copies of the May 2012 Lego Calendar. So other than the official calendar, there is no official word on the release from LEGO, or!

For those who are unfamiliar with this promotion, LEGO traditionally, has had a May the 4th (get it may the fourth – May the Force? any way), Where many Star Wars sets are discounted, and an exclusive promotional mini-figure, or set is given away with each purchase that exceeds a specific dollar value.
in 2011 it was The ARF Shadow Trooper, but this year it is a Chrome TC-14 protocol Droid.

Exclusive figs are a great investment, and Chrome Figures are generally exceptionally rare as LEGO figures go, Usually commanding premium prices when production and distribution ceases. Just look at the current Bricklink prices for past promotional Figs:
2011 ARF Shadow Trooper Avg US$ 27.82
2010 Chrome Storm Trooper Avg US$ 23.52
2009 Chrome Black Darth Vader Avg. US$ 48.62
2007 Chrome C-3PO Avg $US 348.30

While is is unlikely that TC-14 would hit the insane prices of the Chrome C-3PO, the 25 to $27 of the Chrome Storm trooper or ARF Shadow Trooper, seems a reasonable expectation. So come May 4th Head on Over to! and buy yourself US$ 75 worth of LEGO Star wars sets.

NEW Marvel LEGO Super Heroes sets are now available!

If you happen to be a fan of the Marvel comic universe, or eagerly awaiting the release of the New Avengers Movie, then today is a good day. LEGO shop at Home has just released the first of the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Sets based on the new Avengers Movie due out on May 4th. These are excellent sets with great colors, and amazing Minfigs for both the Heroes and the villains:

  • The Hulk
  • Captain America
  • Iron Man
  • Thor
  • Hawkeye
  • Wolverine
  • Loki
  • Magneto
  • Deadpool
  • LEGO-The-Avengers-Movie-Poster

    In related News, Lego and Disney (the owners of marvel comics) have announced that they will be giving away 2 million copies of the LEGO Avengers Movie Poster on opening day. Just another reason to get out to the movie in May. If however you are unable to make it on opening day, you can click through the image and print out your own low-res copy.

    Lego today through April 8th is selling of there inventory of Alien Conquest sets at 25% off MSRP.
    A Great Deal if you need to expand your army of Aliens and Business Men.

    Alien Mothership 59.99 44.98

    Alien Defender 9.99 7.48

    JetCopter Encounter 39.99 29.98

    Earth Defense HQ< 89.99 44.98

    UFO Abduction 29.99 22.48

    Tripod Invader 19.999 14.98

    Additionally, Now through April 30th if you spend $99 or more at, and Lego will include a reusable tote free with your purchase.

    Earn Double VIP points on every LEGO Shop purchase. Valid through 3.15.12

    One of the most common questions at any ULUG display is “How do you get so much Lego?” the truth is simple we buy it, that’s not to say we just go out willy-nilly and buy Lego any time we feel like it, thought there is some of that. Any addict will tell you some times you just need a fix. But most of our collections come from buying Lego when it’s on sale. But Lego has many exclusive sets that can’t be found at you local toy or department store, and so you have to to find the best deal you can.

    And for those online exclusives (like the recently announced Town Hall, or the Master Builder Academy) that best deal is now. while not truly a sale, LEGO shop at home is offering double VIP points, Free Shipping, and a Free master Builder Poster with any master Builder Purchase on orders between March 1st and March 15th)