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Ken Robichaud | September 13th, 2011 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, MOC Spotlight

Assembling The Avengers

After my rant even handed address about the need for LEGO maxifigures the other day comes along two examples of opportunities for TLG to step up. Firstly, Jared “Kaminoan” Burks AKA The Fine Clonier brings his creative flair to the infamous Hank Pym and creates Giant Man and Ant Man in three different scales. Utilizing official LEGO products he’s managed to prove a great point about the ease of simply increasing the size of the standard minifig shape to better create a sense of scale. The only thing missing is a large scale 20″ Giant Man which would put him in near perfect comic book proportions with a minifigure. He says it was the look of the new Hulk figure that got the ball rolling and I’d have to agree that the Giant Man he created would be a great scale for old jade jaws.

But could they do the Hulk justice with an upsizing and a print job?

HULK FIGURE BY CHRISTO ( custom printed and reversible head )

It appears customizer CHRISTO‘s got that part covered. Excelsior.

Ace Kim | August 22nd, 2011 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, MOC Spotlight

THIS Is How You Do Iron Man

We don’t feature a lot of custom minifigs on the front page of FBTB because….. well to be honest, I don’t know why. But, given the LEGO Superheroes license announced last month and after seeing the above, I couldn’t help but share. Jared “Kaminoan” Burks of FineClonier fame was commissioned to do the above set of figures. And in case you were wondering, no, they are not for sale.

A tough act to follow, LEGO is going to have a hard time making anything look as good.

Ace Kim | May 6th, 2011 | LEGO, News

New Book: Minifigure Customization: Populate Your World!

For all you custom minifig fans out there, Jared Burks of fame has authored a book titled Minifigure Customization: Populate Your World!. Published by Twomorrows Publishing, the book is at the printer getting boxed and should be shipping out any day now. You can order the book directly from Twomorrows’s website, $8.46 for a print edition with a free digital copy, and $3.95 for a digital version only. There’s a flash preview of the book in case you need convincing, but the book is a steal at $8.46.

Ace Kim | May 13th, 2009 | Events, News

Fine Clonier Jedi vs. Sith Contest

Kaminoan and Co. over at are hosting a contest! First place prize: your choice of a chrome Darth Vader or C-3PO figure. Second place will get whatever first place didn’t choose. The catch? All you have to do is create a stunning, one of a kind Jedi minifigure OR a Sith minifigure of your choice. There are other rules and restrictions so read the Jedi vs. Sith contest announcement for all the details.

Jedi vs. Sith Contest

Jedi vs. Sith Contest