Avengers HQ Modular #MOCMonday

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LEGO MOD Avengers HQ 4/8

I imagine most MOCs start the same way: a simple idea that quickly gets out of hand. This “Avengers HQ Modular” MOC started with 76007 Malibu Mansion Attack, a nice little set from Iron Man 3 that we got for my son for his birthday. It was a nice enough model of a section of Tony Stark’s lab and hall of armor, with space enough for a couple of Iron Man suits to stage battles with The Mandarin.  

The problem was, my son had an Iron Legion of 16 suits that needed to move in. At first, we ended up building a haphazardly constructed two-level armory (not the MOD you see here) that held all of the armor as sublevels below the Mansion. It followed the strange angles of the Mansion, and ended up being lopsided, so it was a bit of a nightmare to move around and stow away when it was time to clear the dining table of the day’s minifig superhero battles. Things got even messier when you had the rest of the Avengers join Stark in the Mansion. Poor old Hulk was always left to stand outside the building.

Clearly, something had to be done about Stark’s living arrangements …

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Boxtography

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Boxtography is a term we like to apply specifically to photography of boxes of various LEGO sets, and clones. It is closely related to “bricktography” and “legography”, but rather than pictures of minifigures (and sets) we present to you pictures of boxes it came with, particularly unopened ones – those gathering dust under your bed.

Boxtography

Wow, the box looks amazing!

The best thing since sliced bread. Good job, LEGO!

In this post: LEGO X-Men vs The Sentinel 76022, Exo-Force Uplink, Ryo, Batman, Flash, not Emmet, not Benny, Iron Man, War Machine, Gingerbread Man, Lady Robot, Peter Parker, City minifigures

Iron Patriot #TriviaThursday

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Iron Patriot Captured Vignette

In this not-quite-accurate vignette from the movie Iron Man 3, Iron Patriot has been captured by Aldrich Killian, and he’s getting ready to open the suit up to get James Rhodes out of it by any means necessary.

Did you know that the LEGO Iron Patriot minifigure can only be found in one set? Click on for more …

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New iPhone Size Unveiled by Stark

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Tony Stark unveils the next iPhone.

New iPhone Size Unveiled by Stark

Tony Stark: “For years, Apple have been trying to perfect the right size for the iPhone. Trying, until they asked me to design the latest one. I’m really excited about this. Here it is, the new iPhone Mini. It’s the perfect size for your claw hands!”

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