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April 2019 – new LEGO sets & promotions

by admin on April 1, 2019

in LEGO Sales & Deals

The month of April is starting out with lots of new sets, including LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, LEGO Ideas sets and more. Also, we have Easter coming up with new sets, and there are also new promotional items, and Double VIP Points on select sets. Let’s take a look. 🙂

LEGO IDEAS STEAMBOAT WILLIE AVAILABLE: The #21317 LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie set is now available! We talked about the set previously (see links at the end of this post), but in summary, the set celebrates the set celebrates the black-and-white animated short film that introduced Mickey Mouse back in 1928. This was also the first Disney film to have synchronized sound. The LEGO brick version of the S.S. Willie features steam pipes that move up and down and paddle wheels that rotate when the boat is pushed along. The boat’s bridge has room for a minifigure and play-inspiring nautical details such as the ship’s wheel, life buoy, and buildable bell. The set also includes Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, each with special silver-colored decoration, plus a parrot. The set comes qith 781 pieces and the price is $89.99. You can find it at the LEGO Ideas section of the Online LEGO Shop.

2019 LEGO STAR WARS SETS AVAILABLE: A whole range of new LEGO Star Wars sets are now available. This includes the #75236 LEGO Star Wars Duel on Starkiller Base, the #75238 LEGO Star Wars Action Battle Endor Assault, the #75239 LEGO Star Wars Action Battle Hoth Generator Attack, the #75240 LEGO Star Wars Major Vonreg’s TIE Fighter, the #75241 LEGO Star Wars Action Battle Echo Base Defense, and the #75242 LEGO Star Wars Black Ace TIE Interceptor. You can find them at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.

LEGO STAR WARS 20th ANNIVERSARY SETS: There is also a collection of LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary sets to celebrate the release of the first LEGO Star Wars sets. Each of the sets include a special 20th anniversary minifigure display stand, and the stands from the different sets can be connected to create a full display. The collection includes the #75243 LEGO Star Wars Slave I – 20th Anniversary Edition, the #75258 LEGO Star Wars Anakin’s Podracer – 20th Anniversary Edition, the #75259 LEGO Star Wars Snowspeeder – 20th Anniversary Edition, the #75261 LEGO Star Wars Clone Scout Walker – 20th Anniversary Edition, and the #75262 LEGO Star Wars Imperial Dropship – 20th Anniversary Edition. You can find them at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.

LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES AVENGERS SETS: The LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers: Endgame sets related to the upcoming film are now available. This is a fantastic collection with some great sets, including the #76123 LEGO Captain America: Outriders Attack, the #76124 LEGO War Machine Buster, the #76125 LEGO Iron Man Hall of Armor, the #76126 LEGO Avengers Ultimate Quinjet, and the #76131 LEGO Avengers Compound Battle. You can find them at the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes section of the Online LEGO Shop.

LEGO EASTER CHICK: There is only one set for Easter, the adorable #40350 LEGO BrickHeadz Easter Chick. This got to be one of the cutest LEGO BrickHeadz sets! You can find it at the LEGO BrickHeadz section of the Online LEGO Shop.

FREE LEGO EASTER CHICKEN SET: The #853958 LEGO Easter Chicken Skater Pod includes an exclusive minifig wearing an Easter chick costume and roller skates packed in a small collectible pod, along with some accessories. This is a promotional set that is going to be available for free April 5th the 22nd with purchases of $35 or more at official LEGO stores and the Online LEGO Shop.

DOUBLE VIP POINTS ON SELECT SETS: The Double VIP Points on all sets period has now ended, but LEGO is still offering two sets with Double VIP Points. In fact, it’s two of the newest sets from the LEGO Super Heroes Avengers; Endgame line. The two sets are the #76126 LEGO Avengers Ultimate Quinjet, and the  #76131 LEGO Avengers Compound Battle. Visit the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes section of the Online LEGO Shop.

Also, remember all the new sets that were released earlier this year, including two new LEGO Architecture sets, new LEGO BrickHeadz sets, all the new LEGO City, LEGO Classic, and LEGO Creator 3-in-1 sets, the LEGO Disney and LEGO Friends sets, several new LEGO Minecraft sets, the LEGO Ninjago Legacy collection, the new LEGO Spider-Man sets, the LEGO Overwatch collection, a large selection of LEGO Speed Champions sets, and all the new LEGO Technic sets. And there are also special large sets for collectors like the #10265 LEGO Creator Ford Mustang, the #10264 LEGO Creator Corner Garage, and #70840 LEGO Movie 2 Welcome to Apocalypseburg! And don’t forget about the #21316 LEGO Ideas The Flintstones set, another new release. You can find all the new sets at the NEW section of the Online LEGO Shop.

What do you think? Are you planning to get any new sets this month? And are you going to watch when it gets released next week? What new sets do you hope to see through the toy fairs? Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below! 😉

And you might also like to check out the following related posts:

LEGO SHOP IN USA: Online LEGO Shop USA

LEGO SHOP IN CANADA: Online LEGO Shop Canada

LEGO SHOP IN UK: Online LEGO Shop UK

{ 32 comments… read them below or add one }

LEGOJeff April 1, 2019 at 11:21 AM

The Avengers sets look amazing! I hope I can get all of them. I like Steamboat Willie too, but it will have to wait.

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Legostuff14 April 1, 2019 at 12:30 PM

I’m torn between the “I have a lot of avengers sets ” To ” get newer and different well everything sets ” . I may save for the iron man hall of armor and the war machine buster sets . Oh , and maybe later on get the avenger compound battle Set. So, will see. I may have to not get the star wars sets just because it’s nothing really that new. The typical Lego bombardment of too much stuff and choices.😕

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JasonK April 1, 2019 at 12:51 PM

The Avengers sets are so awesome! Forget about Star Wars! I want the Quinjet, the Hall of Armor and the Machine Buster.

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LEGOMOCBUILDER April 1, 2019 at 2:46 PM

I don’t see how this is an April Fools day joke………….

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admin April 1, 2019 at 3:28 PM

It’s not mandatory to make jokes on April 1st, as far as I know. 🙄

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LEGOMOCBUILDER April 1, 2019 at 7:51 PM

Ok, you are right! Sorry just expecting a joke, I came here after reading the April fools joke on Brickset!

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admin April 1, 2019 at 7:59 PM

Ha-ha! I read the HuwBot posts too! I love Clickits, so I especially enjoyed the articles! 😀

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Håkan April 2, 2019 at 10:27 AM

It seems Huw missed the connection I noticed, a “male” Clikit can be placed offset onto a hollow stud.

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admin April 2, 2019 at 1:02 PM

Yes, that is correct! BTW, I don’t think placing male Clickits into Technic holes puts that much stress on the connection. I have had pieces attached like that for years, and I never had an issue. I wrote an article about Clickits connections way back in 2010: http://thebrickblogger.com/2010/12/lego-clikits/

Huw did mention some Clickits pieces though that I didn’t know about. Like that 90 degree bracket. I’m glad that Clickits have been flying under the radar for so long. I was able to pick up quite a bit for really cheap on BrickLink. Of course, with these articles, prices may rise and stock dwindle.

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Håkan April 2, 2019 at 5:23 PM

The BrickSet effect!

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admin April 2, 2019 at 9:33 PM

Yep! Powered by HuwBot! 😀

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Legostuff14 April 1, 2019 at 3:54 PM

Off topic, who would win in a fight ? Batman or boba fett.

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Håkan April 1, 2019 at 5:51 PM

I’d guess Batman, even though he just turned 80…

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admin April 1, 2019 at 8:03 PM

Man, that’s old! How old is Boba Fett? 😀

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Håkan April 2, 2019 at 10:22 AM

I guess about 40. The character made his first appearance Nov 17, 1978. (A very interesting happening.)

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admin April 1, 2019 at 8:01 PM

Hm… though call… I think Boba Fett, but that’s because I like him a little bit better. 😀

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FrenchToast April 1, 2019 at 4:06 PM

The Easter chick is so cute! Both of them are. I think I will hold off my order until the 5th so I can get them both. 😀

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brickhead April 1, 2019 at 4:43 PM

Can we please have reviews of the new star wars sets? Those are the ones I’m most interested in, but I want to make sure they are good.

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admin April 1, 2019 at 8:01 PM

Yes, just working on it. 🙂

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TomTom April 1, 2019 at 5:04 PM

I’m thinking about collecting the anniversary sets. I don’t want to get deeply into SW, so I figure the anniversary sets are a good compromise. Any thoughts?

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admin April 1, 2019 at 8:02 PM

The Anniversary sets are good! Some of them are a little pricey, so if you can use your points or get them on sale somehow, it would make it easier, but they are solid sets for sure. 🙂

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DavidH April 1, 2019 at 6:05 PM

I have been contemplating getting the Steamboat Willie set since I watched the designer video. It seems like a great building experience.

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admin April 1, 2019 at 8:04 PM

Yes, it seems like the designer put a lot of thought into making the set a great building experience for adults. It turned out better then expected in my opinion.

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Legostuff14 April 1, 2019 at 10:44 PM

I have a hard time deciding myself ( about Batman and boba fett). What might be really cool is have Batman and boba fett team up. That would be cool.😁

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admin April 1, 2019 at 10:48 PM

Both of them are lone rangers, so I don’t think they would be inclined. But you never know. Old age might have made both of them wiser and more appreciative of the value of teamwork. 😀

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Rob April 2, 2019 at 11:12 AM

Boba Fett vs Batman. Well, for me that’s easy. Now I’ve only seen one Batman movie I liked, the first one with Michael Keaton but mostly to me Batman wins. Kinda by default. 😉 Boba Fett looks menacing, stands there menacingly a lot and… gets eaten by the Sarlacc in the third Star Wars film. 😉 Oh, and he /didn’t/ have a New Zealander’s accent in the original versions of the movies! :O 😉

On the flip-side I was more than a little surprised by the choice of Michael Keaton (Mr Mom as Batman?) but then maybe that makes Batman more of a bad-@ss having more of a mild-mannered Batman anyway. Plus he does has lots of cool toys and kicks butt! Boba Fett… yeah, I already mentioned that. 😉

This probably isn’t the fairest comparison since I’m not the biggest super hero movie fan (I ran out of interest after the first Avenger’s film.) but if I were to pick a favorite, I’d say the first Incredibles movie. No joke! 😉

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admin April 2, 2019 at 1:04 PM

LOL! Good analysis! 😀

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TomTom April 2, 2019 at 5:15 PM

Guys, did you notice that the podracer anniversary set comes with clear Technic beams? Aren’t those new??!

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admin April 2, 2019 at 9:33 PM

Good notice! Those are indeed super special new parts! 😀

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Legostuff14 April 2, 2019 at 6:04 PM

Wow! The new Avengers (three of them ) are already backordered. Time flies faster when you have money, and so does the merchandise. Off the shelves. Lol!😮

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admin April 2, 2019 at 9:33 PM

Yeah, those sets have been super popular! 😀

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Legostuff14 April 3, 2019 at 9:27 AM

I can wait, because right now I’m going through my stack of Lego sets that needs to be built. I am in the middle of building the Batman Lego movie sets ( convenient because Batman just had a birthday). So, I’m in a Batman mode and they can easily fit in my Lego City. So, pacing myself for the news sets as well as have time to save money for them. Of I in ” broke central”. Right now.

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