Tan’thu The Ancient Entity – A Horrific Lego MOC

Micah Beideman Horrific Lego Tan'thu MOC

Lovecraftian Horrors are something you do not see so much in Lego. There has been a rise in their interest and Lego has even tried creating their own (Doctor Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum – 76060). Here is Micah Beideman’s horrific Lego monster, titled Tan’thu: The Ancient Entity. This MOC does a great job of creating the bulging and bulbous body. The eyes and tentacles display a lot of “inside-out” Lego tires. A somewhat popular technique in MOCs these days. The gaping maw is technically impressive. The repetition of elements works extremely well. And, by including a ship (at the center of the display) acting as a reference the humongous size of this Entity is presented.

Micah Beideman Horrific Lego Tan'thu MOC

If you were wondering exactly what was going on behind the scenes to create this beast. Check out the assembly of some of the eyes below. There are over 70 eyes that needed to be built.

Micah Beideman Lego Tan'thu MOC Detail

Check out Tan’thu The Ancient Entity over on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/97645378@N02/31306559244/

Feed me Seymour! A Little Shop of Horrors Lego MOC

Jordan Schwartz Lego The Little Shop Of Horrors

“I’m just a mean green mother from outer space and I’m bad!”

The Little Shop of Horrors is a great cult classic. It’s one of those rare horror musicals, that actually has a whole lot of heart. The films stars, Seymour and Audrey II, have great chemistry.  Jordan Schwartz has recently built their own Lego creation based on The Little Shop of Horrors. This little build features a simple but instantly recognizable Audrey II, which is accompanied by a Lego Minifigure of Seymour. This guy is also a great representation of Rick Moranis, and would be easily at home in many other Lego creations (Ghostbusters). Audrey II is looking very carnivorous, with a row of Lego teeth waiting to sink into some meat. What kind of hijinks will this duo get up to?

Jordan Schwartz Lego The Little Shop Of Horrors Audrey II

Check out this Lego Little Shop of Horrors creation over on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sirnadroj/16504330966/

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14 (71010) Leaked Images!

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14, Monsters

Lego is going strong with their Collectible Minifigures theme. The recent Series 13 has proven to be extremely hard to find, with most retailers sold out long ago. 2015 is going to be another weird year for this theme. The next release will be the Simpsons Series 2 (a bunch of early production images were leaked). After that the official Series 14 will be released in the late summer or early fall. Breaking with the normal formula this series will be completely themed for Halloween. There will be 16 various monster and horror themed Minifigs in this release, some of them will even feature some extremely cool new molds.

So far 11 of them have been leaked, with the other 5 still hidden away somewhere. There is the (80s?) Frankenstein, Zombie Office Worker, Zombie Cheerleader, the Tigeress (a female tiger), a Mad Scientist, a Werewolf named Kel, a Zombie Pirate Captain, a Plant Man, a Witch and her Black Cat, a Vampire (actually a Vampiress), and a Skeleton Costume Man.

The Tigeress might be one of the most popular of Minifigures, coming with one of those new Minifig tails, and a neat 1960ish hair piece with ears.

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14, Tiger Leaked Images

The other stand out is the crazy Mad Scientist. This is the first Minifigure to come with an elongated head. This is a super cool piece but most likely it is attached to the glasses/hair. Making it a little less interesting.

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14, Mad Scientist Leaked Images

The Werewolf is looking pretty familiar (Monster Fighters) and the Undead Pirate has some awesome printing. Check out the skull and crossbones, this one is looking extra dead.

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14, Werewolf, Pirate

The Plant Guy is maybe the least interesting figure, and the Witch represents a pretty popular Halloween style.

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14, Witch, Plant

The Vampiress is looking deadly, and the plainish Skeleton Guy is pretty charming.

Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14, Vampire, Skeleton Revealed

These leaked images of the Lego Collectible Minifigures Series 14 (71010) were posted over on Baidu, but have apparently been taken down. http://tieba.baidu.com/p/3544398851

The Madness from the Sea. The Great Cthulhu in Lego.

Carl Merriam's The Madness From The Sea, Lego Cthulhu

“It lumbered slobberingly into sight and gropingly squeezed Its gelatinous green immensity through the black doorway… The stars were right again, and what an age-old cult had failed to do by design, a band of innocent sailors had done by accident. After vigintillions of years great Cthulhu was loose again, and ravening for delight.”

— H.P Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu

Carl Merriam's The Madness From The Sea, Lego Cthulhu Back

Carl Merriam has created a horrifying Cthulhu Lego MOC. With a whole lot of specialized Lego pieces that one would not normally associate with a build like this. There are Velociraptor pieces, Medusa bodies, and weird tentacle bits. All of these are combined into a huge SNOT style figure. Which is instantly recognizable, and captures the terror of this monster.

Carl Merriam's The Madness From The Sea, Lego Cthulhu Face

A lot of the details really stand out. A lot of Lego builds have problems when viewed up close, but this Cthulhu looks even better when zoomed in. Especially the mouth area.

Carl Merriam's The Madness From The Sea, Lego Cthulhu Foot

The other stand out detail of “The Madness from the Sea” is the little Lego steam ship. The simplicity is a great contrast to the much more detailed Cthulhu. It also lends a sense of scale to the figure. This thing is supposed to be monstrously big. But, best of all is that this little detail adds so much to the story of this MOC.

Carl Merriam's The Madness From The Sea, Lego Cthulhu Boat

Carl Merriam has been featured a few times on LegoGenre, but much more of his work can be seen on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/39069854@N07/

“The Lannisters send their regards.” — Lego Red Wedding, Game of Thrones

Diegoboy's The Lannisters Send Their Regards: Lego Red Wedding, Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones SPOILERS!

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There is one moment in the Game of Thrones series that takes place in A Storm of Swords that changes everything that is expected. The Red Wedding just happens to take place about half way through the book, which is also odd because usually the climax of a story happens near the end.  This moment that every GoT fan knew was coming finally took place on the television series. And, fans of the novels were pleased at just how accurate the show portrayed this infamous moment; while fans who had not read the books watched in horror.

This MOC has some creative use of pieces, for instance the use of the red flower for a bloody wound, and red snakes for entrails. The best part of this depiction of the Red Wedding is just how happy Roose Bolton looks.

Diegoboy created “The Lannisters send their regards” and you can see all the “fun” details on the Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/b_o-y/8962585113/

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Check out House Stark and House Lannister in Lego: http://legogenre.com/house-lannister-house-stark-game-of-thrones/

A Lego Game of Thrones Godswood, Weirwood Tree: http://legogenre.com/lego-game-of-thrones-godswood-weirwood-tree/