I just finished reading the latest volume of the LEGO Ninjago book-series by Papercutz called LEGO Ninjago Warriors of Stone. We talked about this awesome book-series for Ninjago fans before (see: LEGO Ninjago Books by Papercutz), and today I thought to share with you a little bit about the latest volume. It includes some really interesting details about the history of the Stone Army, and also hints to the future of Ninjago.
I’ve got bad news for anyone who thought our fearless LEGO ninja heroes would have some vacation time after defeating the evil Serpentine in the last volume: the Stone Warriors are here, and they’re up to no good! What’s worse is that the mystical weapons of Spinjitzu are missing, leaving Jay, Cole, Zane, and Kai powerless against this new threat. Well, maybe not powerless – Sensei Wu believes it’s time to train their wits, and they’re certainly going to have the opportunity now…
Here is the official description of LEGO Ninjago Warriors of Stone: “Jay, Cole, Zane, Kai, and Sensei Wu are strangers in an even stranger land; Garmadon City! But the name is not what’s strange! The fact that everything is made of stone – the streets, the buildings, the trees, even the people! – that’s the really strange part. But how do you save people who have been turned into stone who don’t want to be saved, and will do anything to stop you? That’s exactly what the Masters of Ninjitzu must find out before it’s too late!”
Above is the first page in the book. I have to say that LEGO NINJAGO Warriors of Stone is awesome! One of my favorite volumes so far, and I have read all six of them. It is full of twists and turns, and surprises await you on every page as you learn more about the Stone Army and the story behind it. And as usual, the graphics are excellent with vibrant colors and great details, bringing our favorite LEGO ninja heroes to life… well they almost turn into stone, but that’s part of the story… I can only say; buy the book!
Jesse Post, the Marketing Director of Papercutz says the following about this latest volume: “As LEGO Ninjago crossed the 1,000,000-copy sales mark, the new storyline beginning with “Warriors of Stone” is a great time to jump on board the New York Times best-selling graphic novel series. With writing by master LEGO story architect Greg Farshtey and unparalleled art from Jolyon Yates, the series is a win with kids and anyone who loves to spend a rainy day with a pile of LEGO bricks. Plus, Yate’s hilarious stone grizzly bear will be everyone’s favorite LEGO villain by the end of the book – trust me on that!”
I also have a favorite quote from the book I wanted to share. Pearls of wisdom from Sensei Wu as he is talking to a doubtful Jay: “Ninja are the ones who go where others fear to walk, Jay. We have survived the fires of the Underworld and the gaze of the Great Devourer… we will survive this too.”
And for Ninjago fans who are wondering about the fate of Ninjago, there are some interesting tidbits hidden inside the book. First of all at the back of the book there is a letter from Papercutz editor-in-chief Jim Salicrup. Below is an exert from what he says:
“It seems that wherever you look these days, you’re going to see Ninjago! It’s truly NINJAGO-MANIA! In addition to the best-selling Papercutz Ninjago graphic novels, there’s also the hit Ninjago TV series on Cartoon Network and the Ninjago chapter books from Scholastic. Perhaps the only place you don’t find Ninjago is on toy-store shelves in the LEGO section – because they sell out so fast! Don’t give up, there’s more on the way!”
Did you catch that last sentence? Also, this was not done in the previous volumes, but in LEGO Ninjago Warriors of Stone there is a special 4-pages long preview of the 7th book in the series called LEGO Ninjago Stone Cold, where Sensei Wu reveals to the ninja that he didn’t tell them everything about his past. He says:
“Beyond the edge of the world, there is a place called the Tower of Tears. It has no doors or windows… only a true Spinjitzu master knows how to get in our out. Imprisoned inside the tower were the worst villains on the planet… or rather, they were imprisoned there until someone blew it up. With their prison destroyed, they were free to stalk the night again. And to seek revenge on the man who put them into that tower: Sensei Wu.”
What do you think? Well, actually… first buy the book. Seriously. The paperback version is only $7, and a must for any Ninjago fan. Then tell me what you think about those clues in regards to the future of Ninjago. Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below! NINJA… GO!!!
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Wow! This sounds AWESOME! I have a feeling that I will BUY THE BOOK! 😛
yeah, i HAVE to buy the book.
as i may say. ”move over CHIMA, your no match to the ninja.”
i like chima as the same as ninjago
it’s a little cheep, but… it just randomly came in my head and i had to say it.
I went to place a hold on this book at my library and there are already 15 holds on this book.
._.-._._.-._.-. I am starting to connect the dots of ninjago.
i relly want em but i still want to get the sets and if you don’t like cima maga block
Speaking of Chima, I don’t think the Creators did such a good job at it. They are not keeping their fans entertained, like they did with Ninjago.
Um,Robin Hood,you have a little spelling fever…..
waw if your legoman640 then i think i am legoman641
Agh! I want to buy the book so bad, but I can’t buy it at my book fair OR the local book store because my friends go to both and they don’t know my love for LEGOs!
If you truly love LEGO you shouldn’t be afraid to show. And anyway, if they are true friends they won’t care that you like LEGO… just sayin’.
I know D:
My friends have babble mouths, so they spill it to everybody in my class. Then they will think of me who doesn’t know how to grow up, so eventually they seclude me from society and I can’t make anymore friends… sad story, I know.
😐 Have faith…
say’s one to another: It is only a life, and Life can be frogoten. So much for faith. Not True; say’s the other: For Life is living and you must learn to have faith.
You must learn to have faith, as I have learned myself. Be true to who you are, and good things will surely come to you and those around you.
~Grand Masrter Wulf
Tis’ another lesson for another friend in need 😉
~Grand Master Wulf
Stewbrick901,you aren’t the only one with that problem.I can hardly live that down with my mom.She thinks I need to spend more time presenting myself as a young lady and try out for cheerleading and all that,but to be honest I’d rather spend my afternoons with the lights off,watching my Ninjago DVD,or playing Ninjago Battles.I’ve only told the people I trust the most.And Grand Master Wolf,you sound like Sensei Wu.This comment was kinda long and the bell for second period is about to ring.
oh man to bad 🙁
Wow! Exhilarating! This is getting good!
WOW that is so cool I would want that book
Yes Ninjago still lives!!!!
Yes it is a really cool book, I like it when Jay picks up a flower and a guy almost hit’s him from behind 😆 Sorry I spoiled that moment.
Tis’ a really good book indeed I shouldz know, I has all o’ em’. Kindom of the Snakes and this one are my favorites so Far! Can’t wait till’ Stone Cold Comes out The piture of the tower looks a lot like another tower that I have Seen before 😐
The book sounds AWESOME. But, i’ll just go to Barn & Nobel, take the book and sit on a couch that is there. That way i won’t spend money and i’ll have the book read.
😆 Tis’ very cunning
What is up with the “Tis’?”
February 19 was my birthday. Turned 12. So excited!
Happy birthday to me…
Happy birthday to me..
I’m forever alone…
And I really need friends…
Anyways, I got a 42″ LED tv!
Well then, happy birthday!
You got a TV?!?!?!?!
Happy Belated Birthday!
Nobody’s coming on the Ninjago section anymore… 🙁
Yeah, sad days indeed. Kids are so fickle. They say they will love something forever-and-ever, then they abandon it the next minute. Adults are not a whole lot better either though. 🙄
Yeah. I actually just don’t have so much time to go on with band and all this other stuff going on. Believe me, when I say I love something and always will, I stay true to my word. I imagine myself years later showing my kids Ninjago and telling them all about it. 😛
I may not be totally obssessed with it, but I will always like it. Of corse, there will come a time though when I won’t come on TBB anymore, probably when I am a lot older. That will be sad, though. 🙁
Lexi, yeah, kids have lots of things happening in their lives so it is hard to keep up. It will be cute though when you tell your kids all about Ninjago! Perhaps LEGO will bring it back by that time. It is very common for LEGO to bring back old themes aroudn the time fans of a series are just about 30-35-ish. They know that their original fans would be wanting to share their favorite LEGO themes with their kids. 😉
😥 Oh, that’s SOOO sweet! I’m so happy now! 😀
TEARS OF JOY!!!!!!!
Sorry abot that “Tis” Moments but I was reading Ivanhoe. 😆 Tis’ allot o’ old timey writen’!
B.T.W I will choose NEVER to abandon Ninjago as long as I can though I can’t really say “Forever” Because like the earth, people change; And so may I. 🙁 But untill then (If “Then” ever comes) I will not abandon Ninjago. 😉
That explains the Tis.
You read Ivanhoe?
Ninjago. Will. Never. Die!
😀 I’m glad someone agrees with me. 😉
Wow, not one comment over the weekend. 🙁
Actually, it was really nice weather on sunday where i live. Just warm enough to wear a t-shirt in the middle of the day (not in the morning or afternoon though). 😛
Yeah, it appears that everyone left when the thrill of a new discovery left them. Also Most of the Ninjago fans are on her http://thebrickblogger.com/2012/11/ninjago-episode-12-rise-of-the-spinjitzu-master/
At least I am 😕
Oh, sorry I meant:
That should be it. 😉
Yep! That’s it!
As soon as I got this book from the library I finished it in 30 minutes!
Who else is watching Saturday Night Takeaway
This is the only one I’ve read cause I got it at my school’s book fair.
I’m still waiting for 2014!
hey guys remember me
hi i love ninjago
You guys should get Stone Cold! It has a special preview of Destiny of Doom with a new special character!…. I am so excited for anything new for Ninjago! Peace to all Spinners