BrickBlogger reports that Lego Super Hero sets are now available. I admit that I side with the sentiment that the Bionicle looking hero line is strange. $14.99 does not make the set anymore attractive.
#4526 LEGO SUPER HEROES Batman – $14.99
This is the large customizable and fully poseable version of the Dark Knight to punish the villains of Gotham City with a powered-up suit and sword!
The Green Lantern and Joker look about as odd in the larger hero maker line. Meanwhile, the traditional Lego minifigure versions of the DC superheroes are a better looking line. The giant Lex Luthor robot is awesome. It is menacing even for the toughest of the brick heroes.
In other Lego news, I agree with the BrickBlogger editorial that Lego is missing the mark with the forced women’s line. Earlier attempts at creating Legos building fun for young girls have been more successful. I think it is oddly gender biased that little girls won’t enjoy Lego Heroes, especially since it has women in the line. The non-standard figure has never worked out well for Lego fans. Instead, the world of Lego needs more accessories and less figure redesigns… although the interchangeable hair pieces are potentially great.