|#11 Pop Star|
|Our Pop Singer looks like a reference to American Idol I think. With her eye catching pink attire, you would almost think she belonged in a Paradisa set. I do like the addition of a beauty mark on her cheek, but I think she may have gone a little overboard with the makeup. The Singer has been given a new hair piece though, and I can’t wait to see it in multiple colors. There’s also a new microphone piece that she gets two of.|
|#12 Downhill Skier|
|I like the fantasy themes more than City, so I didn’t realize until now that there have never been normal ski accessories. Well this sporty guy makes up for that oversight. Equipped with a couple of unique ski poles and skis, this guy is totally ready to… ski. But he’s got to keep warm on that mountain, so the Lego gods also saw fit to include a brand new beanie hat. It’ll be nice to finally see the pirate cap used a little less.|
|#13 Disco Stu|
|I can’t look at this guy without think of Disco Stu from the Simpsons. With his flashy polyester suit, gold medallion, stylin afro, and groovy chest hair; the Disco Dancer is ready to boogie down the greatest hits of Lego 70’s. Why, he’s even on the way back from the record store with the newest Brick Fever album. He’s even got a twinkle in his smile for all the brick chicks that like the swagger of his walk.|
|#14 Karate Master|
|Have you ever noticed Lego figures have an overabundance of confidence? This guy doesn’t just practice Karate, he’s a Champion in the sport. We know this by the two trophies he comes with. I really love this new trophy piece: a tiny gold minifigure on a pedestal, it’s a great little accessory to have. The Martial Arts Champion must think so also, why else would he have that smirk on his face?|
|With his bleach blonde hair, scruffy stubble, and slacker look on his face, I don’t think this minifigure has much ambition beyond surfing. I guess it’s good that he gets a brand new surfboard piece then. The surfboard is nicely detailed with a sunset scene that adds some realism to the piece. But the most important aspect to this figure is his naked yellow chest. There have been a few naked flesh colored chests, but this is the first one produced in yellow.|
|Ruler of the ancient Egyptian Lego Kingdoms, can we assume this was the first ruler to truly exploit the use of the mighty brick? I like the Pharaoh’s simple and stoic face, with the uniquely Egyption eyelashes. His golden jewelry shines in the light, as does his headdress. His snake stalf shows his power, but I wish it were the same color gold as his hat. Oh well, even the builder of the pyramids can’t have everything perfect.|
While Lego decided to blind box these figures, they also gave each package a second, unique bar code. Now, if you don’t read bar code, that’s okay because this gives any Lego enthusiast three options when buying the minifigures:
- Simply ignore the bar codes and enjoy the random fun.
- Track the bar codes you’ve bought to avoid buying doubles, but maintain the “suspense”.
- Crack the code and buy the figures you want.
As we did for Series One, we’re providing a printable decoder so you don’t have to be the crazy guy feeling up the package trying to determine if it’s a speeding ticket or a life preserver!
If you click on it, it will open in a new window and can be printed on one sheet of paper or saved. I think Noisy just has his on his iPhone for handy reference. As they were last time, the first two-thirds of them are all the same. You only have to look at the last third (outlined here in a red box) to determine which minifigure you’re buying. You do have to pay careful attention, though, as some of them are very similar to others.