Anticipation for the new Superman Vs Batman movie has been building steadily over the past few months as longer trailers are released and more details emerge about the showdown between these two beloved DC characters. It appears that there is a strong cast of supporting players and interesting scenes in Dawn of Justice, so much so that it is almost overwhelming. For collectors, this of course means lots of new toys and figures to collect and, sure enough, there is a new line of 2016 LEGO sets based on the movie. Not only do these sets give players the chance to choose their side between the brooding, vengeance-seeking caped crusader and Krypton’s finest export, they provide new builds, vehicles, weapons and accessories for hours of fun.
Three of the best new LEGO Superheroes sets to celebrate Dawn of Justice
LEGO Super Heroes Clash of the Heroes 76044
One of the main reasons why fans of DC comics are so excited about this new movie is that it finally puts Batman and Superman together on the big screen to act out one of the most iconic fights in comic book history. A popular LEGO set for fans will surely, therefore, be the LEGO Superheroes Clash of the Heroes set where kids can take their Superman and Armored Batman mini-figures and recreate the scene (or perhaps even make it better).
The action takes place on a skyscraper rooftop and while there isn’t much to build, there are plenty of accessories to play with. Superman’s incredible abilities – such as the built-in Super Jumper – mean that Batman needs everything he can get to defeat him – his grappling hook, stud guns, buildable bazooka and a silver Batarang. He needs to watch out though because Superman is so powerful that he can even make the Bat-Signal explode!
LEGO Super Heroes Kryptonite Interception 76045
Another set in this 2016 Dawn of Justice set that will be a must-have for keen fans is the LEGO Superheroes Kryptonite Interception set. The name is a little vague right now and doesn’t give much away about the film but the main build involved is very exciting for collectors – the new Batmobile. This Batmobile model is 7 inches long, has a new look and has some interesting interactive features such as the opening cockpit and 2 stud shooters.
These features will definitely come in handy because Batman needs to chase after two LexCorp henchmen. This is where the Kryptonite Interception part comes in – the two bad guys are getting away with these dangerous crystals on a fork lift truck and Batman needs to stop them. Dodge the missiles and bazookas to get close enough to take down the truck, use the Batarang to subdue the criminals and take the Kryptonite to safety.
LEGO SuperHeroes Heroes of Justice: Sky High Battle 76046
An early criticism of Batman Vs Superman from some fans (based purely on the trailers) is that too much is being thrown into one movie in terms of characters and battles. The upside of this is that LEGO collectors can enjoy sets like the LEGO Superheroes Sky High Battle, which brings 5 key minifigure characters together in a big aerial battle with impressive models and weapons.
Lex Luthor has taken to the air in his LexCorp helicopter and it is up to Superman, Batman and Wonder Women to take him down – Batman chasing behind in his stylish Batwing. The problem is that not only does the helicopter has 8 Kryptonite missiles ready to fire, Luthor has Lois Lane too and she is hanging on for dear life from the rails. Save Lois, force Luthor to land with the grappling hook gun and finish the battle on the ground with Wonder Woman’s sword and shield.