Five Blocks gifts for the LEGO fan in your life this Christmas

We know how it goes – you need a gift for the LEGO fan in your life at Christmas, but they seem to have everything. You still want to get them a LEGO present for the holidays... But how do…

Blocks magazine Issue 98 features Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen and LEGO Avatar

It’s time for Blocks, the monthly LEGO magazine, to wrap up 2022 and the LEGO Group’s 90th anniversary year with a bang – Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen discusses his innovations in the 1980s, LEGO Avatar gets a deep dive and LEGO…

Hallmark Keepsake LEGO Harry Potter Minifigure 2022 – the Blocks review

LEGO Harry Potter is the latest addition to the Hallmark Keepsake ornament collection, as more licensed minifigures are offered for the Christmas tree. Harry Potter is an iconic LEGO minifigure at this stage and given that the stories are closely…

The best Halloween LEGO minifigures – from mummies to Medusa

It's time to get spooky with Blocks magazine as we look at some of the best horrifying and haunting LEGO Halloween minifigures. Halloween costumes can range from the traditional vampire to an utterly bizarre plant monster, and just about everything…

Evolution of the LEGO ghost minifigure

Spooky season has firmly arrived, with Halloween on the way and falling autumn leaves, so is looking at how the ghost minifigure has evolved since its first appearance 32 years ago. Gliding through haunted manor halls or moaning in dark…

Diversifying LEGO minifigures – from guide dogs to hearing aids

LEGO minifigures have always been a way for people to see themselves in the world of the brick; they can be tiny representations starring in roleplay adventures or serve as avatars for fans. With so many parts to choose from,…

How to still get LEGO Collectible Minifigures with the upcoming packaging change

For years LEGO Collectible Minifigure fans have been feebling blind bags in the search of full sets, favourite characters and avoiding the dreaded duplicates. However, a change is on the horizon that’s going to make collecting minifigures much more challenging.…

From Classic Space to NASA – the LEGO astronaut minifigure

Ever since humanity first looked up to the night sky, we’ve been obsessed with what lies beyond the stars. For centuries astrologers have observed, speculated and discovered secrets about the solar system. And once technology advanced it became possible to…

The best historical LEGO minifigures – from astronauts to artists

From pilots to philosophers, painters to presidents, there is a surprisingly wide range of historical figures from across the centuries who have inspired their very own LEGO minifigures. Galileo Galilei will be the next to continue this trend, with the…

A guide to LEGO Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi minfigures

With Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi well under way on Disney+, the character of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi is back in the forefront of fans' minds. One of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars saga, Obi-Wan has made appearances…