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Ken Robichaud | January 30th, 2013 | LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Reviews

Review: 79100 Kraang Lab Escape

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I get the honour of doing the first of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles set reviews because I’m not only the sites biggest fan of the comics, but I’m also an expert on the cartoons, movies, toys…. I kid, I kid.

Actually, I’m first because Ace is busier and this is a small, easy set. I really am a big fan of the comics, original cartoon and first movie though and I have to admit that the new Nickelodeon series is now on that list as well. The storyline is quite good for a generational reboot and there are far more moments that throwback to the original comics then most of what has come in between. One of the stand out bits for me are the brief traditionally animated shots and the moments when the turtles eyes go stark white in acknowledgement of their comic book roots. Keen.

However, it could be the finest crafted cartoon of all time and it wouldn’t mean the LEGO sets based on it would be worth my time or money. Luckily, at least with this set, I think they could be.


Ace Kim | December 19th, 2012 | LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, News

LEGO Shop@Home Now Selling TMNT

Today is the 19th, also known as on-sale day for TMNT through LEGO Shop@Home. If you missed out on Amazon, you can still order in time for Christmas delivery so long as you choose Express Shipping at checkout. It’s a bit of a premium but isn’t it worth your child’s/nephew’s/niece’s/grandchild’s happiness? You can’t put a price on that now can you?

Full list below.


Quick Amazon Update: Hobbit Sets Get Discounted and More TMNT Sets In Stock

Just a quick note since I’m tired. First up is Amazon selling The Hobbit sets at a 20% discount. Example: 79010 The Goblin King Battle is regularly $99.99 but it is now $79.99. 79000 Riddles for The Ring is the worst deal since they’ve already marked it up a few bucks over MSRP. After discount, the set only falls to $9.49, a whopping 50 cent discount. They’re out of 79003 An Unexpected Gathering, but you can pick up 79001 Escape from Mirkwood Spiders and 79002 Attack of the Wargs at 20% less than MSRP.

And lastly, Amazon has stocked up on some more TMNT sets. In addition to 79104 The Shellraiser Street Chase that we’ve reported previously, they also have 79101 Shredder Dragon Bike, 79102 Stealth Shell in Pursuit, and 79100 Kraang Lab Escape in stock as well. No discount on the turtle stuff unfortunately but they are brand new in every sense of the word and can make some kids very happy this Christmas.

Ace Kim | December 5th, 2012 | LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, News

TMNT Pages Up on LEGO Shop@Home, Available December 17

79104 The Shellraiser Street Chase - 1

Eagle-eyed reader Keith wrote in to inform us that LEGO Shop@Home has put up the individual product pages for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle sets. The theme page is not live yet, but they will be available for sale on December 17th.


Ace Kim | November 8th, 2012 | LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, News

TMNT Line Revealed

79104 The Shellraiser Street Chase - 1

Bothan Spy over at Eurobricks (I know…) found images for the initial TMNT line set to be released next year. We’ve already seen 79104 Shellraiser Street Chase, 79102 Stealth Shell in Pursuit, and 79103 Turtle Lair Attack. We now see the other three sets 79105 Baxter Robot Rampage, 79101 Shredder’s Dragon Bike, and 79100 Kraang Lab Escape.