There were 4 new Lord Of The Rings sets on display … now, I confessed last year that I’d neither read any of the books nor had I lasted more than 45 minutes into any of the films and I’m afraid that is still true, so, I’m gonna be properly rusty on the details here!  Sorry folks …

The sets are due out in August and are as follows …

79005 The Wizard Battle … a small set featuring Gandalf The Grey, Saruman and Eye of Sauron (which appeared to be a special minifig head, although no idea on details as it wasn’t actually there … just an artists impression!).  Price point £11.99.

79006 The Council of Elrond … there’s a sort of building and a table, around which I assume the council can gather.  Features 4 minifigures, Elrond, Arwen, Frodo and Gimli.  Price point £29.99.

79007 Battle At The Black Gate … an impressive looking black castle type thing, featuring 5 minifigures, Aragorn, Gandalf The White, Mouth Of Sauron and 2 Mordor Orcs.  Price point £59.99.

79008 Pirate Ship Ambush … a rather large pirate ship, although the deck is quite sparse.  PLENTY of minifigures though … Aragorn, Legolas Greenleaf, Gimli, King Of The Dead, 2 Soldier’s Of The Dead, Pirate of Umbar (which I believe was played by Peter Jackson himself in the film) and 2 Mordor Orcs.  Price point £89.99.

And that is pretty much all I can say about that!

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