Examine Out The Official Lego SHIELD Helicarrier Set
Lego is not any stranger to constructing epic units as tie-ins timed with the discharge of massive films, however the upcoming SHIELD Helicarrier set (by way of Wall Road Journal) may take the cake when it comes to scale. Lego’s model of the floating command and management vessel utilized by Marvel’s fictional international tremendous spy and defence company is made up of slightly below three,000 items, and consists of small quintets, fighter jets and even runway help automobiles, in addition to 5 mini figures and 12 microfigures designed to match the Helicarrier’s scale.
The set is large, and has a better price ticket to match ($349.ninety nine) however it’s not almost as huge as it’d’ve been. The Helicarrier was initially submitted to Lego’s Concepts website, which crowdsources ideas for brand spanking new units based mostly on consumer submissions and shopper voting on stated submissions. A Helicarrier was submitted by consumer YoSub Joo on Might thirteen, 2014, which shortly met the edge required for an idea assessment by Lego itself. The unique mannequin was designed to make use of 22,694 bricks, nevertheless, and be eighty five.four x forty five.three inches in measurement.
Lego’s model is a comparatively modest 2,996 items, and measures solely 31 by 17 inches, however Lego did point out in a touch upon the unique posting that the dimensions of Joo’s unique creation went far past something Lego has ever produced for common consumption.
The official SHIELD Helicarrier additionally has a management deck tucked away beneath the runway to be used with the included microfigure set, which incorporates Iron Man, Captain America, Nick Fury, Hawkeye and eight defend brokers. The minifigures within the set embrace Hawkeye, Captain American, Nick Fury, and new for the Spring assortment, SHILED agent Maria Hill (performed by Colby Smulders within the movies). The set will make its official debut at subsequent month’s Toy Truthful in New York, and hits retail in March.