Celebrate Batman’s 80th Anniversary with these New LEGO Sets

Today The LEGO Group announced six new Batman sets to celebrate the upcoming 80th anniversary. Each set is based on iconic vehicles and villains from the streets of Gotham City and of course the Dark Knight himself – Batman!

Done in Batman’s signature color the six sets range from the Batmobile and Batwing to the Batcave and features a wide array of Batman’s rogues’ gallery including Mr. Freeze, The Joker, The Riddler as well as his Bat-friends Robin, Catwoman, Batwoman, Commissioner Gordon, and of course Alfred.

Some of the set utilize LEGO Life app to access intuitive Instructions the feature easy to use zoom, rotate, and ghost-mode to help younger builders visualize their creations.  So let’s look at some details of these LEGO DC Batman sets which will be hitting shelves on August 1!

LEGO® Batman™ Mr. Freeze™ Batcycle Battle (76118)
200 pieces
19.99 (USD)
Ride to the rescue with LEGO® Batman™ and Robin™ on the Batcycle with this awesome playset. Fire the stud shooter at Mr. Freeze’s snow scooter and steer clear of his freeze gun. Then split the Batman bike in two and ambush the super-villain. Attack with Robin’s sword and target Mr. Freeze with Batman’s Batarang and grappling hook shooter. The set includes 3 LEGO® minifigures: Batman™ with Batarang and grappling hook shooter, Robin™ with sword and 2 non-shooting guns, and Mr. Freeze™ with helmet and backpack with an attached, non-shooting freeze gun.

LEGO® Batman™ Batmobile™: Pursuit of The Joker™ (76119)
342 piece
29.99 (USD)
Leap into the Batmobile™ cockpit with LEGO® Batman™ and the Joker down. Hit top speed and make the flame exhaust and the Bat symbols on the wheels spin. Batmobile™ features an opening minifigure cockpit with detailed dashboard and opening hood with brick-built engine inside; unfold the hidden stud shooters and fire. Swerve The Joker’s LEGO stud shooter then jump out of the Batmobile and chase him down the street. The set include two minifigures: Batman™ and The Joker™.

LEGO® Batman™ Batwing and The Riddler™ Heist (76120)
489 pieces
49.99 (USD)
Dash to stop The Riddler’s robbery with LEGO® Batman™, Commissioner Gordon™ and SHAZAM!™. The Super-Villain has unlocked the stolen safe (with locking function), hooked it to his helicopter and is getting away. Give chase with Batman’s powerful Batwing that features opening minifigure cockpit, 2 rapid-fire city shooters with tile ammo and 2 shooters which can fire tiles or studs along with Commissioner Gordon’s police car featuring a minifigure driver’s seat and removable roof for easy access. Steer clear of the helicopter’s flick missiles and fire back with the Batwing’s city shooters and other cool weapons. The set includes 4 minifigures: Batman™, Commissioner Gordon™, SHAZAM!™ and The Riddler™.  
The Batwing also fits on the roof of the Batcave jail in LEGO® DC Batman™ 76122 Batcave Clayface™ Invasion playset.

LEGO® Batman™ Batcave Clayface™ Invasion (76122)
1,038 pieces
99.99 (USD)
Stop Clayface™ from invading the LEGO® Batcave! Check the Batcomputer and dash to the Bat-Tank™. Fire the Bat-Tank’s flick missiles, hook and stud shooters at the monster. Team up with Batwoman™ to get Clayface to release Robin™ from its huge hands. But watch out—Two-Face™ is trying to break Catwoman™ out of the jail. You must capture these Super-Villain invaders before they destroy the Batcave! Includes 6 minifigures: Batman, Bruce Wayne™, Robin™, Batwoman™, Catwoman™ and Two-Face™, plus a posable, Clayface™ big figure with snapping jaws and gripping hands that can hold a minifigure. This set features the LEGO® Batcave toy with Batcomputer zone with a desk, rotating minifigure chair and 5 computer screen elements with computer graphics stickers, hi-tech zone featuring a buildable backpack for the Batman, workout zone, weapons room, trophy room with dinosaur statue, giant penny and The Joker™ card elements and detachable transformation tower and jail modules with an explode function to blow out the prison bars, plus a Bat-Tank™.

LEGO® Batman™: Batman™ vs. The Riddler™ Robbery (76137)
59 pieces
9.99 (USD)
Help Batman™ stop The Riddler™ robbing a bank in GOTHAM CITY™ with this exciting LEGO® DC Batman playset! The Super-Villain has stolen from the ATM cash machine and is getting away on his skateboard. Jump into Batman’s super-cool LEGO Batmobile™ and drive at top speed to stop him. Throw the Batarang to knock over The Riddler and take back the stolen money! The easy-to-build Batmobile is perfect for beginners and includes 2 minifigures: Batman and The Riddler™

LEGO® Batman™: Batman™ and The Joker™ Escape (76138)
171 pieces
39.99 (USD)
Fly to the scene in Batman’s helicopter. Watch out for bombs launched from the catapult. And stop Harley Quinn pulling down the walls with a chain and hook from her bike. The action never stops with this awesome LEGO® Batman and The Joker building set. You must put those Super-Villains back in jail and save the day!

Specially designed to be fun and easy for youngsters and help to grow their confidence with simple building steps the set features an opening barrier, entrance doors with a removable crossbar lock, watchtower with a minifigure seat, 2 prison wings each with an opening jail cell for a minifigure, rotating buildable searchlight, TV screen element with image of The Joker™, buildable control panel with a detachable handcuffs element, plus 3 Batman villains’ possessions—buildable Scarecrow™ fear gas container and Mr. Freeze™ ray gun, plus Penguin’s hat element. The set includes 4 LEGO® minifigures: Batman™, Harley Quinn™, The Joker™ and a prison guard.

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