I have to admit once I got over the temporary paralysis upon first seeing this beauty by ianying616 I thought to myself “Batman would never ride a chrome Batpod”, but upon further thought I’m not so sure. The thing about chrome (and what makes it hard to illustrate, and render for that matter) is it’s not really its own color, but characterized by its environment. It reflects what’s around it, and in Batman’s case, wouldn’t that be the darkened streets of Gotham? Might not be so bad after all.
I'm not familiar with the DC character Lobo, but after seeing this ginormous build by Shawn Snyder I'm now curious. This MOC is over 30" long, 18" wide and 17" tall, a truly colossal character build. And building at this scale allows for incredible levels of detail, just look at this baby. Shawn displays at BrickCon every year, so I'm hoping I'll get to see this in person in October.
Superman has probably never been edgier (see what I did there?) than in this cool cubist version by builder Amida Na. The man of steel is a man of bricks, and I think he looks pretty super. Now some may debate that everything in LEGO is cubist, or even say that this isn't cubism at all (art is so subjective) but no one can deny that this is pretty awesome.
Here at BrickNerd, we like to occasionally do a blast from the past. . .
Arrow is one of my favorite superhero television shows that currently airs. It tells the story of Oliver Queen (AKA the Green Arrow), a familiar comic book character that is given a very dark past on this series. Today, we're sharing two separate creations of the Arrow's lair, or the Arrowcave (it should be noted that Oliver himself was against this name). Though they are built by two different builders, each interpretation gives some of the iconic appearances of the secret lair. Check out both of these MOC's, the first created by superhero builder Tim Lydy, followed by Brickwielder's version.
For more LEGO Arrow, check out this ongoing vignette series by yours truly!
*Rubs hands together* Let the cat puns begin. . . With the recent release of the collectible Batman Movie figures, clawing their way up my list of my favorite comic minifigs, a little-known character was included in the bunch: Catman. This minifigure is not just another variant of a Batman suit - he's actually a individual character from the DC comics. His character does have a history, but I don't think too many people are familiar with him. Tim Lydy, the creator of this mobile, says it purrfectly: "Catman should be taken seriously...that is unless you want to be all clawed up." Jokes aside, check out this wonderful Catmobile to help Catman get away from dogs. . .
This MOC is Bruce Wayne levels of commitment! Check out this truly epic Batcave from builder 莫古 (Chak hei Mok). The scale is impressive of course, and the level of detail is stunning, from the multiple bat-vehicles, to the choice of suits and the tiered construction to the complex geology, it's a feast for the eyes. But what I really love is the attention to detail in the lighting. It's all scale lit and looks absolutely cinematic.