I’m a proud member of a Lego Users Group — or LUG for short — but the folks at Hong Kong LUG really take fandom to a new level, churning out great MOCs on a consistent basis and even sharing neat stuff like building instructions for Tony Stark’s laboratory!

Brickplate.com’s Lego News Roundup, May 7

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This is a vintage ad for LEGO, via Play Well TEKnologies, from when the Samsonite corporation was licensed to distribute the Danish toy in the U.S. Though its overarching message of “peace” is a good one, the copy does get a little off the rails. “Let somebody else’s child get his kicks tracking a little kid through a gun sight. Let somebody else’s child build a bomb shelter in the hollow of a tree.”

Or perhaps it’s just a sad commentary on how things used to be back then.

LEGO News Roundup for May 1, 2013