Blocks magazine Issue 84


Blocks, the LEGO magazine for fans, is finding out everything you want to know about LEGO Queer Eye in Issue 84. Vice President of Design Matthew Ashton and his celebrity co-creator Bobby Berk reveal all with exclusive minifigure development art. There are reviews of the latest LEGO Marvel releases and three lucky subscribers will 21329 Fender Stratocaster!


Shamazing! The Queer Eye crew have had the brick treatment and in Issue 84 LEGO Design VP Matthew Ashton shares what went into this labour of love, illustrated with minifigure development art. Matthew’s co-creator on the set and Queer Eye star Bobby Berk speaks exclusively to Blocks, the LEGO magazine for fans, to reveal his brick story and his reaction to becoming a minifigure. Subscribers have the opportunity to win 21329 Fender Stratocaster in the monthly prize draw.

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There’s a certain band of Marvel characters leading this month’s Reviews section, as Issue 84 covers the latest of series of Collectible Minifigures along with Infinity Saga and What If…? sets. Find out which are worth adding to your comic inspired collection and which you should skip.

Chris McVeigh loves Christmas, and it’s a good job, because he’s designed this year’s Winter Village set – 10295 Santa’s Visit. In an exclusive interview, he reveals what went into this latest holiday model to make sure it’s as festive as possible.

Technique focuses on sound systems this month, showing how to make speakers that are in scale with your minifigures. As ever, there are different designs to follow along with and inspire your own creations.

With the world slowly opening back up, Flight is on the agenda. The Town subtheme saw some amazing airports and neat aeroplanes released over the years, so Blockstalgia looks at some classic sets and offers instructions to build a modern recreation of 6536 Aero Hawk.

Also in Issue 84:

  • Rok Zgalin Kobe explains how he designed 10284 Camp Nou.
  • Photograph a minifigure skiing – no digital trickery required.
  • Reviews of 10290 Pickup Truck, 21328 Seinfeld and 21329 Fender Stratocaster.
  • Can clutch power be measured and compared?
  • Top 10 largest ever LEGO sets.
  • Everything you to know about the new colour change sets.
  • Plus much more!

Win LEGO sets! To be in with a chance of winning 21329 Fender Stratocaster, order a Blocks magazine print subscription before November 3, 2021. All subscribers are entered into a new prize draw every month – plus they get their copy of the magazine early. We’ve also just launched the Blocks magazine digital back catalogue and print subscribers get full access!