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Episode · 1 year ago

LEGO Marvel Eternals

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

It's another Marvel episode of Brickology; Lee is discussing the LEGO sets based on the latest entry in the MCU with Eternals! While the movie has seen an unprecedented divide between critics in terms of reviews, Lee articulates how the wave of LEGO sets might be one of the biggest, and best LEGO has ever created for a Marvel film. 

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, whenever wherever you are listening. Thank you so much for making me a part of your day. My name is Lee Palmy. Might know me as Lego Lee or Lego le three to nine from facebook, instagram, twitter, Youtube, Pagerney, name it, I'm all over the Internet and this is the brick Ology podcast, the study of small plastic breaks. How are you doing today? I sincerely hope you're having an absolutely fantastic day. And this is my second attempt at recording this podcast. All of my technology is just giving up on me this weekend. I have absolutely no explanation for what's happening. The microphone I've used for the past you podcast, that I've thought has sounded very good, has just completely given out. So I went back to my less convenient, older style of recording a recording on my camera with my fancy road microphone for that camera, and that decided to give out. So now I'm literally just recording this on voice memos and I don't want to because voice memos is not super high quality. I can work some adobe audition editing magic and make it sound okay, but for the most part this is not super professional and out the way that I want to record my podcast. But I want to record my podcast and this is pretty much my only option at this point in time. And then I think after this weekend I wouldn't begin looking for some more professional podcast recording equipment. But right now I'm a little bit frustrated because I also recorded my entire review of eternals for my are you not podcast last night and that is when the first set of issues came up with my microphone problems, so I lost over an hour of great content for that podcast. I lost about fifteen minutes of this episode and I could have salvaged it, but then I listened to the audio and it was terrible and I don't want the episode to sound Super Inconsistent, so I'm just re recording the whole thing, which is very frustrating. So I'm not in a great mood right now. I also don't know if I got food poisoning last night or not. I do feel very weird, like my stomach is just very rumbly today. So all in all, not doing great. However, this is brick ology and I'm always excited to record brick ology because I get to share my biggest passion in the world, which is a course Lego, and this is Lego Times a movie, and it's a movie from a franchise that is one of my all time favorite franchises in the mcu. So this is a very exciting episode of Brick Ology and if you listen to last week's Halloween special episode of Brick Ology, in that episode I kind of laid the groundwork for my plans for this podcast for the rest of Twenty and twenty you one and season six of the show. More announcements on that is that there's a couple of episodes I want to do that I haven't mentioned already, but they are very topical and I think they'd be fun and easy for me to record. That I think I'm just going to go ahead and do at some point in time. Now those episodes I'm not going to tell you what they are. I want to keep them a surprise and you will find out when they eventually get published, but they are very topical. So if you look up some things that are coming out and more specifically some things that are celebrating anniversaries week, wink, you might be able to put together what those episodes will be. And then, of course, I already mentioned, there's going to be some awesome spider man related content coming this December in honor of the new spider man film. So those are all the announcements for brick. I'll g out of the way real quick. I need to shamelessly plug myself here for just a minute. Go find me online, facebook, instagram, twitter, Youtube, Patreon, you name it. Like I say, I'm all over the Internet. It's at Lego Lee or Lego lead through to nine on any of those various platforms. Additionally, if you want to hear more from me, I have two other podcasts. I have the very manly muppet show that I host what the Buddy of mine, and we of course talk about shocker the muppets, and then I have the aforementioned are you not podcast, where I talk about new movies, TV shows and sometimes music, fun pop culture related stuff. Go check all those out. And one more thing. Whatever streaming service you are listening please hit me with a follow if you're listening on spotify and if you are a subscriber on apple podcast, or if you're not, please subscribe. Thank you. One Apple podcast listeners. I recently check my analytics for Apple podcast and there's like six thousand people that have listened to brick ecology on apple podcast. Now, that's not a lot compared to the like thirty five thousand people that have listened on spotify. However, six thousand is no number to scoff at, and that is like one eighth of my listener base approximately. So thank you,...

...apple podcast listeners. I don't give you guys enough love. And if you do like the show and you are listening on Apple Podcast, I would love it if you would one of course, subscribe, but also give me a rating out of five stars and write a written review. I would love to hear your feedback about this show. All right, announcements out of the way, let's jump in and talk about Legos, newest Marvel superheroes, wave of sets from eternals. eternals, what is eternals? If you don't really know, I don't completely blame you for that. Well, you probably should know by now with the release of the film, but if you're not familiar with the eternal source material, you are definitely in the majority. It is a very obscure marvel comic and, as is tradition here on brick Ology, before I talk about a license theme, I usually like to talk about the license itself and what the source material is for these lego sets that I'm about to break down. And of course this is from the marvels to the Magic Universe, which one I feel like I disrespected the mcu here on brick ology for like a year and a half of the beginning of this podcast, the first like fifty episodes or so, the only mcu topic I had was about Black Panther, and even that episode was only because of Chadwick Boseman's tragic passing and for some reason I just never talked about the mcu. And then I reached a point where I was like Bro, like you love the mcu, you have all these sets. Why on Earth are you not talking about them? On Brick Ology and then I feel like since then I've been trying to play some ketchup with the mcu here and brick ology. So I did black widow when that movie came out, I did what if when that show came out. I just did shun she after that movie came out, and now we're doing eternals and, like I said, there is some spider man content coming out next month, so I'm definitely playing some serious catch up with the mcu and this, I think, is going to be probably the most interesting mcu episode I have done to date. But getting back towards what the eternals are with the source material is it is a comic book from the Nineteen s that is created by Jack Kirby. Now, if you don't recognize Jack Kirby's name, that's kind of unfortunate because he is a very influential person in the history of marvel and even some of DC comics as well. But I kind of equite him to being like the Steve Wozniak of Marvel. So essentially my comparison here is you have Steve Jobs, the guy who created apple, and then Steve Wozniak is like right hand man who did a lot of stuff for apple as well, and then Steve Jobs kind of got all the credit and cheated wisniac out of some parts of the company. And people still recognize Wasniak as being very, very, you know, influential, but he's not nearly as rich and famous as Steve Jobs was before his tragic passing. Same thing kind of goes with Stan Lee, who all of you know because of his cameos in these marvel movies and whatnot, and then with Jack Kirby. Not Both Jack Kirby and Stanley are dead, rest in peace to the legends. But Jack Kirby had some controversies with marvel and kind of the rights to what the characters he's created and whatnot. But the eternals are completely his baby. He created the eternals and it has Jack carby written all over it. It's this psychedelic s science fiction, heavy sci fi sort of comic book line that is very unique and different. Now my experience with the eternals is not much like for the most part, when marvel announces a new movie, I usually am mostly familiar with the properties they are adapting and I have a decent baseline knowledge, like even guardians of the galaxy or recently, like shun she. Those are characters that, like, I had heard of, like I knew who grew and rocket raccoon were before they announced that movie. I knew who shun she was before they announced that film. When they announced the eternals I was like, Oh yeah, I think I've heard of them, and I believe you know, after maybe seeing guardians the galaxy that for the first time and researching the celest duels or after seeing the first avengers movie and researching fan of some I came across mentions of the eternals because they are intertwined with a lot of storylines for other kind of cosmic characters within the marvel comics universe. So I was vaguely familiar with the name eternals and I recognize some of the artwork for the eternals from the comic books. However, I couldn't have told you a single name of any of the characters, what their powers were or...

...really what their back story was. So this is definitely the most unfamiliar with a Comic Book Line I have ever been going into a marvel movie and honestly that kind of thing gets me excited because it's like all right, like I just don't know what's going to happen. I don't really know what this movie is going to be about. And obviously this is an mcu movie. So I was there day one. I get hyped out of my mind for anything in see you, and there was tons of internal, not eternal, internal hype about this movie. Kevin Feiggi was really hyping it up and then then basically every single announcement they made. All this movie is like one. Chloe Zaw, who went on to win an Oscar for the movie nomad land last year, was the director. So we have like a super high pedigree director for this movie. And then they announced the cast, and I'll talk about the fantastic actors that are in this movie when I get to their mini figures in their respective sets. So you had this amazing director, this amazing cast, a huge budget, this crazy source material, and everything seemed like it was coming together for an extremely exciting movie. And then movie premiered a few weeks ago and it got mixed reviews, and this mixed reviews eventually turned into kind of negative reviews, where it's sitting at like fifty some odd percent on Ron Tomatoes, becoming the first rotten movie in the mcu. And now I do think some mcu movies like thor the dark world were keptain. Marvel or the incredible hulk probably should have been rotten. I'm not really sure why they weren't. They had a little bit more leeway. Maybe because there weren't quite as many great comic movies when those came out. So those movies, in my opinion, definitely could have been rotten, but this was the first one that actually physically got that rotten critic, Scar Mon tomatoes, which kind of temper my expectations going into the film and Frankly, I left this movie kind of confused at the negativity across all the reviews. I was like, Dang, I really like that move it. Didn't love the movie. I wouldn't say it's my favorite marvel movie. I definitely think there were some pacing issues and some of the characters weren't super well developed, but for the most part I was enthralled in the mythology and I thought everything was super cool. As an absolutely gorgeous film and I do want to review this movie on my are you not podcast. I will hear soon. Of course I'll have to unfortunately re record the entire day thing. I had such a great review. It's one of those things like no one's ever going to hear because it completely glitched out on me. But I recorded over an hour of great content reviewing this movie and no one's ever going to hear and I feel like my next recording is not going to be nearly as good, but I will get around to review this movie at some point. Hopefully in the next week or so. But over all my brief thoughts are I was really into this movie and I don't quite understand why so many people weren't. Now I'll kind of pivoting back towards the wave of Lego Marvel eternal sets before I talk about this sets themselves specifically. I'm going to talk about some weird little details here about these sets, starting off with their reveal, or rather inadvertent reveal by Lego. Now these sets, obviously the movie well, came out this past weekend on November Five, two thousand and twenty one. Shocker, the movie was delayed an entire year. I was supposed to come out in November of twenty twenty, but got delayed an entire year because of the COVID nineteen pandemic. That's very normal for movies these days and it's very interesting looking at Lego sets based off modern movies now and when the sets actually come out. Because of covid nineteen, the release dates for a lot of things have been shuffled around, like legitimately minions. The rise of grew is not coming out until two thousand and twenty two, and we got the wave of those sets of there the first half of the wave of those sets in two thousand and twenty like two years before that movie is actually coming out. So just weird things like that are happening with Lego and their ways. We just got the wave, in North America at least, for the Batman sets with Robert Pattinson, and that movie doesn't come out for another five months, until March of two thousand and twenty two. And some of the marvel sets had been affected as well, like the Shong chief sets came out in April, but the movie came out in September's there was like a four or five month difference in between the release of the sets and the film. However, internal has had a super normal release Dick. These sets came out on October first two thousand and twenty one and the movie came out no number five, so just slightly over a month before the movie, and that seems like a very normal release date. However, these sets were unofficially revealed at the beginning of the year. Lego actually put them in the marvel section of their shop at home catalog that we all got sent to our houses in the magazine form, and you saw the sets there and they had not been officially revealed by Lego. There's no US released for them or anything. And even though they accidentally leaked these sets and their own catalog, Lego didn't do an effisier reveal until like, I don't know,...

August or September of this past year. So bizarre to me that we had pictures for these sets for almost an entire year before they actually came out and Lego never really acknowledged the fact that they did a big oopsees themselves and revealed these sets before they were even supposed to be released. That's a fun weird little detail about the eternals Lego sets. We saw the sets well before any posters or footage or actual pictures from the movie, which is so interesting to me. Now there's also one interesting component about the eternal sets that I want to mention, and that there is for eternals sets. Now that's a big wave for one marvel movie right off the Bat, and I'm going to go through briefly the history of Lego Marvel set movie tie ends, when those movies came out and how many sets each movie got individually. And it's honestly a weird and inconsistent number. That makes the four sets we got four eternals, seemed very bizarre in my opinion. So while the mcu of course began with iron man all the way back in two thousand and eight and like of actually just made an iron man set in two thousand and twenty one, we're not going to talk about sets that were made after the year the movie was released, because Lego has now gone back and kind of filled in some of the gaps with their like Infinity Saga sets. We will not be talking about those sets. Were owing going to talk about the sets that kind of coincided with the release of the movie. So the first wave we ever got from Lego Marvel superheroes is the avengers in two thousand and twelve, and there were five sets that came out at that time and then there were three weird like bionical style buillabil figure sets. One of the five brick built sets was actually based off the xmen comics. The other four were based off of the avengers movies. So for for Avengers in two thousand and twelve, for some reason they skipped for the dark world and they skipped Captain America, that winter's soldier very odd, but iron man three in two thousand and thirteen got three sets. Fast forward a year later, guardians the Galaxy got three sets and two thousand and fourteen, a year later, avengers age of ultron got six sets. So the biggest wave up to this point in two thousand and fifteen, and the other two thousand and fifteen marvel movie a man got one singular set. In Two thousand and sixteen, Captain America civil war started off with a spring wave of three sets, and then in August that same year they were released a fourth set that had spider man, which was kind of considered a spoiler at that point in time. So technically, since those were the same year, I'll say that Captain America civil war got or sets. In two thousand and sixteen doctors. Strange the other two thousand and sixteen marvel movie got just one singular set. The next year, for two thousand and seventeen, the first time marvel released three different movies in a year. Guardians the galaxy volume two got three sets. Meanwhile spider man homecoming, surprisingly to me, a new spider man movie, only got two sets, and then Thora ragner rock only got two sets as well. But I was happy to get Thora Ragnar Rock set because we didn't get any sets from thor of the dark world. Two Thousand and eighteen, which saw some humongous releases for of the Marvel Cinemac Universe. We had Black Panther, which was a huge movie, but it only got two sets. Avengers infinity war, obviously one of the biggest marvel moods of all time. That got a full six set way and that's probably one of the best marvel superheroes waves they have ever created. And then the third movie for two thousand and eighteen, ant man in the wasp, only got one set, again kind of like the last aunt man film, Captain Marvel, the first two thousand and nineteen marvel movie, also only got one set. AVENGERS in game. I think the first wave of avengers in game sets is very kind of notorious because the sets just don't really appear in the movie. They're very inaccurate and don't make a whole lot of sense. It got five sets technically, and Lego has kind of redeemed that with the Infinity Saga sets this past summer, but we don't really count that and I'm excited at some point in time to talk about this, the travesty that is the horrible initial wave of Lego Marvel superheroes sets based off avengers end game. Spider man far from home that same year got three individual pretty good sets, and then this past year, obviously black widow was supposed to come out in two thousand and twenty. So the first black widow set did come out in two thousand and twenty and that was the only normal black widows set. I'm not counting like the common kind of exclusive stuff for this list. So there was only one real black widow set and then shown she the most recent episode we did for like a marvel superheroes that only got two sets in a poly bag. And now we're here at eternals with four different sets. Now for is a pretty high number. The highest mark on this list is six. That both age of ultron and Infinity War hit and it makes a lot of sense...

...that we would get a ton of sets for an avengers movie. There's a ton of stuff to make from those films. That makes sense. When you look at for that is higher than both the Guardians of the galaxy movies. That is tied with Captain America Civil War, which is one of the biggest marvel movies that ever made. That is tied with the first avengers movie. I mean seriously, this got more sets than iron man three. That's got more sets than both of these spider may movies. This got more sets than Black Panther and this wave has the same amount of sets as Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange and both of the antime movies combined. Really Crazy to me that this movie got so much love from Lego, and I'm not complaining. Like I'm not complaining about getting more sets, but it's also kind of frustrating because I look back on other movies and things they could have made from said films and I wish they had made more sets for other movies in the past. And it's very odd to me that, like shun, she only got two sets. I think they could have made some amazing sets, and they made for sets for that wave, but here we are with eternals with for different sets. Very bizarre. This movie in particular got such a big wave for lego marvel superheroes. And now all of that stuff out of the way, let's jump in and talk about the Lego eternal sets themselves. Now I'm going to say something I'm not going to spoil, like the specifics of the plot. I'm not going to give away the after credit scenes or the twists and reveals and the conclusion of the story. However, I will be alluding to some of the scenes that these sets are based off of, which could be considered very, very minor spoilers. I think most of the stuff has been revealed in the trailers, so you're going to be safe with me, but just be warned there is like a slight chance that a minor detail is spoiled for you. Okay, getting that out of the way, let's talk about the first set from this wave, which is called eternals aerial assault. This is a ten yes, a ten dollar set with one hundred and thirty three pieces. Ten Bucks, a ten dollar set. I love that. I absolutely love that. Leg It does not make ten dollars sets that much anymore and most of them are like dumb power up packs for Super Mario or like small Lego city sets. A ten dollar Lego Marvel Superhero set. That's like unheard of. It's so bizarre and weird and I love that because when I was a kid, ten dollar sets for the dream, because it's like I didn't have that much money and I would save up to get ten books and if I was able to buy a Lego set with ten dollars, I was very satisfied and I love the fact there is a ten dollar set from this wave and I hope more lego marvel superheroes waves moving forward have really small, affordable, cheap sets like this one. This set here includes two different minifigures. First here is a chorus who has a great torso and leg print. Leg Printing is a key thing for this wave. Pretty much every figure has a leg print and I've complained a lot about lego marvel superheroes figures not having leg prints. So having like prints for a pretty much all the characters here in this wave is a fantastic aspect that I love about the Lego eternal set. As for a chorus, he is played by the actor Richard Madden and this figure uses the Han Solo face and he does have laser vision in the movie, but the face is not have laser vision because it's Hans Solos face. Shocker, and then they give him a ginger hairpiece, the same kind of hairpiece they use for like star Lord and I hate it. It's not accurate at all. Richard Madden is like very, very dark hair. Actually gramatic has a little bit touch of gray in his hair as well, but he's got very like Brunette hair and it's very clear from the concept are that he has brunette hair. And I have absolutely no idea how Lego mess this up, because no other character has an inaccurate hair color in this entire wave. And then just icorous here for some reason just has ginger hair when he should have been a Brunette and he comes in three sets. So that's gets a little bit annoying. So great torso leg print. Very underwhelming face and hair combination. The next character here is spright. She's the only one that actually does not have leg printing because she actually has a short leg piece. I think she probably could have warranted maybe having mid legs. I think short legs is a little bit odd to me. I would have liked to have seen mid legs and then they could have printed said mid legs the short legs. I get it because she is so young, but at the same time it doesn't look as good because they never actually print anything on the short leg piece. But her torso printing does look great. Her face print is reused, I believe, from Harry Potter, but it's fine and Harry pair piece. It's boring but it does work for this character. So overall, almost a great sprite mini figure and she is completely exclusive to this set. and...

Leah mck the actress who played sprite in the movie, did a very good job of holding her own against some really credible adult performers. So shout out to her and over all, a pretty good Lego minifigure representation of her. As well as for the build of this set, it's one thing and that is a flying deviant. Now what is a deviant, you may ask, if you have not seen the movie in particular, deviance are kind of the bad guys with these movies. They're these predatorial creatures with some weird backstory. Lord that kind of ties in with the eternals, and the reason the eternals are on earth in the first place is to fight said deviance and they kind of shape shift to take the forms of different creatures. Really Cool, interesting creature designs in the movies. I thought they were very cool and looked very cool and had some very bizarre colors in the film and the colors in the movie don't really exist in Lego form. So lego had to improvise and kind of mix a few of their existing colors. And here are the colors they ended up mixing to create the color scheme for the deviance. Dark Blue, dark red, black, teal, mint, green and gold. That is one of the weirdest color schemes you are ever going to hear in your entire life and it does look a little bit strange. It does feel a little bit like a hodgepodge. It's sometimes, but the same time I think it works out pretty well and when I look at them I'm like, you know what, I can dig it. I like it and it does look pretty interesting. Some of the gray elements they use, for like joints, I think, stick out just a little bit like a sort of thumb. But besides that I think it's very well done. Now moving back to this specific deviant character. It is a winged deviant. The wings are quite impressive and actually use this kind of new, like weird wing feathered looking piece. It's used on all the other deviant characters that is in kind of a glittery, opaque, transparent color. Very, very cool. I like that quite a bit. As for the rest of this devant build, it's a very skinny creature using mixel ball joints, lots of articulation but not a lot of substance with it. It does have a nice printed face that's kind of jackal looking, even though they don't really allude that in the movie, it does kind of look like a jackal. The rest of the body great playability functions with all the articulation, but it's not the greatest thing looking esthetically speaking. Overall it looks okay, but it's very small and this set was very small and getting just a ten dollar set with a decent size build was nice to see. As for the accuracy of this based off the movie, the box depicts this in the Amazon setting which is seen in the trailers, and it's very accurate to the scene from the movie. You see at the end of the second trailer, the final trailer for this movie, icorous fighting. This said deviant flying, and they did a good job representing that and including two characters that were in the scene. However, in the scene, chorus and sprite are not wearing their like official eternals costumes. They are wearing street clothes, so that is not entirely accurate, but besides that, a pretty accurate set and I love the fact that we got a ten dollar small set from this wave. Moving on to another relatively small set for twenty five dollars with one hundred and ninety seven pieces. No clue why this set is twenty five books. There's no reason this sit not to be twenty dollars, but whatever, that is a complete mystery to me. This is the deviant ambush, with an exclamation point actually on the name of the set. The figures included here are Theena, who was Angelina Jolie's character. Cool to get her and Lego figure form. After all her years in the industry, this figure is almost great. The torsum like bringing his great the hair piece works pretty well. The face print, I think, works, but it is reused and in the movie she has kind of like a crown esque design and that is not printed on her face. So I think Lego missed the mark there. But she does use an existing Lego Ninjago blade piece, which I actually think looks pretty cool. So overall, a mostly really good then a character. The next character here is mccary, who has a brand new hairpiece. Honestly not necessary. It could have used that like slave lay a hair piece. I think it word of work pretty well. But a brand new hairpiece and a fantastic looking new face print, great Tarsa light printing as well. This is one of the most complete figures in the entire line. I have really no complaints. They went all out with this macari figure, which is odd because I would say she has the least amount of screen time of any of the eternals in the movie, and she wasn't like a bad actor anything. She shouldn't have all the much development. She had some cool powers like she was, you know, the flash levels of fast, but besides that, not...

...a super interesting character. So a really great figure for a a rather mediocre character if you ask me. And finally, we also have the character of Gilgamesh, who was only in this set, played by Don Lee, the guy from train to Bason in the film. Loved Him in the movie and he is very cool. His printing is very good. He has his brand new kind of fiery fist piece that I like quite a bit that a lot of people are theorizing might be used for the Captain Marvel character. Not that ket of Marvel, the Miss Marvel character from next year when her show and Disney plus for mirrors. That will be very interesting to see. I think his face print is good. I think his hairpiece isn't super accurate. I would have liked to have seen maybe a shorter hairpiece for him, but besides that, a very good looking figure and a good selection of figures for this set. As for the build of this set, it's another deviant that's honestly even more bizarre and shape than the last one. This one has four kind of curved small legs at the back attached with Mixel ball joints, and then at the front on there are two big legs, but also kind of look like gorilla fist arms, which are very interesting looking and are basically used to prop this entire thing up. And then it's head has a mouth and some big old horns and in some kind of spikes at its back and of course it uses those same kind of glittery transparent pieces and the weird color scheme and overall a very unique build and it's really accurate to the movie, like the scene in the movie that's see on the box of just said, I believe in Babylon in the film. You see this deviant and I look closely and he has the exact right number of legs, he has the big rilla arms, he has the horns. Leko actually completely nailed the design of this character and all the eternals in this set were in this scene and they were wearing the accurate outfits that you get in this set. So that is very, very cool. So overall, I don't know why that says twenty five bucks. It should have been just twenty. It's five dollars overpriced forgiving that it's extremely accurate set that depicts a scene very well from the film. Getting bigger, we have the sixty dollar set from this line with four hundred and ninety three pieces, known as in Orisham's shadow. This had included the figures. Here one of ICARUS, the exact same figure. From the smallest set we have our first appearance of Jim and Chan's character, circie. Kind of weird to me that she only comes in two sets because because she is pretty much the lead of this film, meanwhile chorus comes in three different sets. It's also weird the main character doesn't come in the smaller sets. She comes in the bigger set. So if you want to get a Sarshey figure, your minimum price for a set is going to be sixty bucks. She has a great tor show and great leg print and a pretty good hairpiece. Her face, I don't know something about her face. Look. Jim and Shannon is an Asian actress and they have used a different skin tone for other Asian people in the past with Lego figures, even in this wave with Gilgamesh or like Wong from Dr Strange and spider man like. They have a different skin tone, but for some reason with Jim and Chan here they didn't do that. It's the same thing they did with the Shaung Chi figures and I'm just like, Lego, you need to be consistent with your Asian skin tone. It's very odd to me that she just has like would be considered like the normal white skin tone for a lego figure. That doesn't really work all too well for me. So not a big fan of that. But moving beyond that, she is a very good looking mini figure. I think the face print works out pretty well. I just wish it was a different skin color. Moving on to the next character in the set that is exclusive here is the character of a Jack, played by Samahayak. She's kind of like the mom of the eternals, the leader of the bunch, and she's a very good looking figure. From her torso leg face print and I do love the one or one hair piece here in black. However, again in the movie she mostly wears this very elaborate headdress piece. It would have had to be in a brand new mold, but they made new molds from maccari's hair and for Gilgamesh's fisthand, so wouldn't have been like completely out of the question. And they didn't do it. They didn't make a new mold here and it makes the figure look definitely inaccurate when comparing get to the character from the film. So not crazy about that. But overall, everything else looks good about this figure. And finally, we have the character of Kingo, my personal favorite character from the movie, played by the incomparable Kumel NNIANNI. He is hilarious in the film. I love this man and the figure is fantastic. It's such a goodlooking figure. TORs unlike print, awesome brand new face print that...

...really captures Kummel's essence, and it has a raised eyebrow. I love that so much. His air pieces generic, but it works pretty well for this character and over all this character might be the most complete of all the eternals male characters, and I would say Makari is the most complete of the female characters. I am definitely a big fan of this kingo figure. Moving on from the figures, let's talk about the build of this set, or builds of this set, because you get a very small side build of a deviant, super random small thing thrown in with this set and it's pretty much the same deviant as the one in the ten dollar set. It's just smaller, like it's a lot smaller than that version, and it has less articulation. Still has the cooling pieces and doesn't like look bad. It just kind of feels random including it in this set. I wasn't really entirely sure why it was included here. So that feels like somewhat of a throwaway build. But I also kind of have a thesis as to why there are some kind of random deviance in these sets that I'll talk about later towards the end of this episode. The main build here is Arusham, who is the celestial. Now, celestials were first alluded to in guardians the galaxy they show a clip of a celestial when they're explained the infinity stones in the power stones and also nowhere. That entire place is the severed head of a celestial turned into like a planet essentially. So celestials have been relevant in the mcu before, but they really get their time to shine in this movie. And I never thought we'd get a Lego version of a celestial here, but here we are and they're absolutely massive in the movie. Like if this worked to be actually to scale with a lego figure, this celestial would be like the size of like a building. It's literally that's like how big this thing is in the movie. Obviously Lego is not going to do that. It is quote unquote downsize, but it's still a pretty big like it's very, very large bill. This is like a foot tall action like your style Lego Build, and it's so well done. It's mostly made in dark red with hot pink as an accent. Normally I wouldn't be crazy about like hot pink pieces, but I think they look amazing in this set and they really bring out the color of the dark red. There's also some transparent hot pink as well, and all that just comes together for me to make this thing look so, so good and I think overall I love the esthetic of this build. And let's kind of break it down here, kind of like how I used to review my bionicle sets. I'd always go from them what I call the bottom up. But he look here the feet, here the legs, here's the torso, here the arms, here's the head. I'll kind of do a similar vibe here, and building something like this definitely reminded me of building like a classic biocle set in some ways, which is always extremely nostalgic for me. So first off, the legs. I went to the legs are a little bit wobbly. I don't love that. It's a little bit top heaving. The legs are kind of hard to pose it sometimes, so that's not one of my favorite aspects here. But does have knee joints, very small knee joints that don't bend too much, but Lego Mechs or brick built figures oftentimes don't have knee joints. So does a breadth of fresh air to see some here. And it does have some cool designs. There is an overreliance on stickers, which I don't love, but besides that it does look very good. The torso is a great shape, lots of cool different angles. I love that, and it does even include a light brick in the center of the Torso. Now, Lego light bricks have pretty much been one color for a very long time and that color is kind of a transparent orange and I don't understand it's make them like a white light if they were a white light brick, it would shine through the pink piece on his chest, but since it's an orange light brick, it just lights up orange, which isn't really one of his colors. So I wish the liebric were a different color, but I also do love getting light brick. That makes sets very fun and the definitely brings out the energy of this celestial character for me, so that is really cool. The arms are probably the most underwhelming looking part of this design. They do have lots of articulation, which is Great. You also can move the fingers individually and there is kind of a place where you can hold an eternal character in the hands of this character, which is very cool. And it does have some stud shooters, which is very unnecessary, but whatever. It's for the Kiddo's to play with. Arms. Nothing right home about, but I do love these shoulder pads, which are designed very well to not impede with the articulation of this figure. The shoulder pads do look very cool. And finally, of course, the head. The head looks great. There's an awesome and super creative design to make the esthetic of his six eyes. I love the little tweaks in the asymmetry of the head and the head, of course, has a lot of articulation with a mixel style ball joint as well. Overall, wonderful build. I love the look of this build.

It's so unique, it's so different and I thought Urushem was super cool in the movie, so getting him in Lego form is definitely exciting for me. Love this set and you guys love this set as well, because this was voted the best eternal set. Honestly, I thought the next set are about to talk about what actually win that contest, but it didn't. This was voted the best set from the eternal so that is very interesting. As for accuracy to the film, the sign of Eversham looks incredibly accurate. Like so Furio, it looks pretty much just like the character from the movie, the whole deviant thing and the characters included here. Those weren't like exactly in scenes with our USHEM in the movie, but those things do appear in the movie, so it's like sort of accurate and I can kind of forgive it and Le Goes. Obviously going to include some figures with this sort of set. So overall, very accurate set and just a really cool set in general. Finally, last but not least, for the marvel superheroes eternals way from Lego, we have the ninety dollar, one tho and forty piece set called rise of Domo. Now this is, by peace count, not by price, but by peace count, the biggest initial lego marvel wave superhero set ever, technically speaking, the sanctum sanctorum and the compend battle from avengers in game. Those sets were more expensive, those were one hundred dollars sets, but this set as more pieces. So very weird to me. The biggest piece count for any normal lego Marvel Superhero set comes from this movie. Now, obviously like the new version of the Ben Attar from the Infinity Saga. That said as much bigger than this set. However, for an initial wave, not like a remake wave. This is the biggest set they have ever done in terms of peace count, which is wild to me. Now here are the figures included with this set. For figures are repeats CERCI, Makari, ICARUS and Thema. Those figures all came in cheaper sets. There are two exclusive characters in this set in particular. One is Fastos, who is played by Brian Tyree Henry. Great character in the movie and a very cool figure design. Great Torso, great leg print, great face print. Maybe they could have added some glasses for him, but besides that, really good looking character. And finally is Druig, played by Barry Cut Nigg. I don't remember how to pronounce his last name. In the film he's probably the most boring costume of all of the eternals because it's basically just like black and dark red. It's kind of hard to see what the Lego figure is accurate and his face print is boring. Is Hair pieces boring? But you know what, they're accurate to the movie. He's not like a super interesting looking person in the film. So two very accurate figures and that rounds off all of our eternals. Characters, which is very cool. Of course, he had to buy all four sets to complete the collection, because Lego is sneaky like that. But moving on to the builds of this set, you actually get two different deviants in this set. The first one is what I call the dog one. It looks like a dog thing and this is by far the worst build out of any of the four Lego eternal sets. It's like oddly Chunky. It feels like a build from like two thousand and eight or something to me. It just does not hold up to me. It looks weird, the proportions aren't great. I don't particularly love it and I don't think it was needed in this set. Again, I'm going to give my thesis as to why they kind of shoe worn some of these deviant builds into these eternal sets after I'm done talking about this set in particular. The other Devan here is crow, who is the leader of the devance kind of. I won't spoil his storyline of how he like comes to be that in the film. Met Character definit didn't really do all that much for me in the movie. As for the lego figure, it's extremely reminiscent of the two thousand and fourteen group build. Basically that build is brick built using the mixel ball joints and has a specialized headpiece and honestly, I didn't think Lego was going to do too many of these things after this point. They did a few of them back in the day. Steppenwolf from the Justice League wave was kind of similar to this character, and then we also had the sentinel from the xmen wave who was very similar in design, and then a couple of different characters came in like next so night sets, but besides that we never really got anything else like that. But it's been kind of brought back in style here with this crow character, who does have a new head mold that looks pretty good with the good print. The rest of his details again some stickers,...

...some of the Mixel ball joints are and weird colors that definitely stand out to me, but it's a pretty good design. It's way too big. He really isn't this tall in the movie. He shouldn't be like three times the size of a normal lego figure. But you know what, I can forgive that and overall I think it worked out pretty well. So those are the deviants. Included with this set. Let's move on and talk about the main build of the set here, which is the Domo. No, not that weird like Brown creature that had weird teeth and kind of bead eyes. Anybody else remember that thing? I think was called Domo back in the day? This is the eternals flagship. It is, let me ble recalling at the Dorrito ship, because it is kind of shaped like a Dorito. It's a giant triangle, if you will. It's definitely an unconventional looking spaceship, but it is unique, which I do appreciate, and Lego has some cool building techniques to accomplish the interesting angles of this ship here. It's very, very cool. As for the outside details here, there's a lot of them as lots of glitterally transparent pieces that really add to the esthetic that I like quite a bit. There's also a number of stickers used to kind of add the eternals looks, and there are some printed dish pieces on the top that look good as well. One complaint I have is in the movie the ship looks kind of dark green to me and the Lego version is more dark gray. It's kind of a grayish green, so I can understand why maybe the concept art would have made it look a little bit more gray and then it was probably refined a little bit in like post production, but in my opinion I think it's a little bit more green than it is gray for the Lego version. The lego version still looks esthetically cool. I don't think they quite nailed the color of the ship, but all the other details are very accurate in shape and the esthetic is very accurate that it's not like the worst issue in the world. To the outside looks really good and of course there's some stud shooters on the top. Even though there's ship I don't think ever shoots any lasers in the movie, there are such shooters on top of this vessel. Moving onto the interior, a lot of times lego spaceship sets are really cool looking from the outside and there's like two seats on the inside and that's it. This is not one of those sets. The interior design for this Dumbo set is phenomenal. The whole thing opens up. The Front Sec Sho has kind of a dish piece that opens up to reveal a cockpit with some very nice sticker control panels and a seat for a figure now I will say you never really see the cockpit of this ship in the movie, so that's not really something that's accurate. I'm kind of guessing Lego just just made that up, but it makes sense it would have a cockpit. Means someone has to at least put it in an autopilot at some point, so that does make sense, even though you don't really see that happen in the film. Moving towards the back, you can open up the main back section and when you open it up, the back wall kind of folds down and it creates that weird can a spiral wire contraction you see in the trailer. That looks super cool esthetically and it's really creative how Lego was able to fit that inside this ship. And then there's two walls on either side that can fold down in different directions. Both of those walls have storage for weapons for the eternals, which is very cool, and that's accessories included here. And then there are two more printed dish pieces that can open up as well at the back of the ship and on one wing of the ship you have essentially this section that has some storage for weapons and then it has this weird little buggy thing. That's a few pieces that a eternal character could a fly around one that was not in the movie. I can go ahead and guarantee that has nothing to the movie. I feel like I had a couple extra parts. They're budget. They're like, screw it, let's throw that in here for a playability sake. The Middle Section has some great floor details, really cool colors for the wall. It's actually all dark green on the inside, which is kind of odd because, like I said, this should be an actual dark green ship. It all looks very cool in my opinion. There's even a statue of Arisham, which is accurate. You can see in the trailer, and the way they make his six eyeballs is by using the roller skate piece stacked on top of one another. Love that brilliant little design. Moving onto the kind of other side wing of this ship, there's a bunch of random little accessory details and a rotating chair. Now in the movie, you see this in the trailer as well, Maccari has kind of accumulated a bunch of random stuff inside the ship for herself, so I guess this might be a reference to that. Now, the thing she has accumulated for herself and the movie is more like books and artifacts. This feels like more technology, like there's...

...a karaoke machine, there's a coffee machine, there's a metal detector, so kind of weird, not super accurate. There's literally like a video game controller. You don't really see anything quite like that in this movie. So that's a little bit weird for me, but I don't mind getting these pieces and if you don't like it, it would be pretty easy to remove and make a more accurate looking version for yourself. So overall, the interior of this thing is freaking phenomenal. You can definitely fit all ten eternals inside this ship. There is so much interior detail. Bravo Lego. You did a brilliant job with the interior of this set. And Look, so many times Lego has made spaceship sets, big spaceship sets that don't have good interiors. So it's a breath of fresh air for this one to have an absolutely massive interior. As for the accuracy of this set, art complaining a little bit about the colors not being super accurate the rest of the scene. Here it has the volcanoes, which is kind of towards the climax of the movie. That is accurate to the film. And you also have crow does appear in this scene. The second deviant wasn't really there, and this sequence again, I'll give my thesis here in just a second as to why I think that deving character and other deving characters are kind of thrown into these sets Willie Nilly. And besides that, everything makes sense. Figure why is they do where? They're kind of superhero suit doing the during this scene in the film. So overall it's a very accurate set for the most part. Bringing everything together. That is the Lego Marvel superheroes wave for the eternals. This is, in my opinion, maybe, maybe, just maybe, the most accurate lego marvel superheroes wave ever. There are some nitpicky inaccuracies, but for the most part this is a extremely accurate everything looks like it does. All these scenes happen in the film, and that is crazy because leg a marvel superhero sets had been notorious over the years for not being accurate and kind of like how this movie subverts normal tropes of a marvel film, this wave of Lego sets subverts tropes for lego marvel superheroes waves. The sets include figures with leg printing and some new face pieces, and there's also accuracy to the film that is very good and there really isn't all that much stuff that I would have liked to have seen. I think maybe a place set for one of the older settings would have been interesting, and also or missing the character of Dane Whitman, played by Kit Harrington. It would have been nice maybe to get that character in this film or get variants of some of the eternals that come in multiple sets. Have like street clothed variants of ICARUS or CERCI or Makari or something. I think that could have been cool as well. But besides that, I think this is a very, very solid set. And finally, I'm now going to get to my theory about the weird inclusion of the deviants here. It's very odd to me that there's literally a deviant and every single set and by the time you buy all these sets you have five deviants. That is a lot of deviant for this wave and I think the reason is there's a shot that you can see in the trailer where you have like the leader deviant crow assembling like a team of other deviants, and there are five of them. Now. The versions Lego has made don't perfectly represent the five you see in that scene in the movie, but maybe Lego had some insight information. It's like, Oh, there's gonna be a team of five deviants and we need to make all five. So it's like you basically can cover all grounds of characters for this its theme. Like you get all the eternals, you get all deviants, you get the main celestial. The only person missing is pretty much day Whitman and maybe the valet character for Kingo in the film. So that's kind of my theory as to why there are so many defense but overall really solid wave. I like the movie a lot and I'm really glad to have all these sets. I think there are very cool and I'm glad there is Kuld of a nice range for these sets as well and price with some really good big sets and some good small sets to boot. So that is Lego Marvel superheroes the eternals is probably the best marvel superheroes episode I have made yet. A pretty decent length for this wave, and thank you so much for listening to today's episode of Brick Ology. Hopefully I can get all of my crazy technology figured out here I'm not sure what's wrong with my tech, but it is definitely kind of making me mad. I will get that figured out here and then your future, look out for some more awesome content coming very soon. Have a fantastic rest of your day, week, month, whatever it is for you piece out, God bless go bye.

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