The Scuttler

Suggested Age: 9-14
Pieces: 775
Casual Build Time: 4 hours
Dimensions: The Scuttler – over 8″ x 9″ x 10″ / Vine Monster – over 1″ x 4″ x 4″
Brand: LEGO Batman Movie

As the DVD release of the LEGO Batman film is only a few weeks away, I thought it was a good time to post up a review of one of its most impressive tie-in sets. If you’ve seen the movie, you probably remember the Scuttler. This mecha joins the likes of the Batwing and Batmobile in Batman’s arsenal of vehicles, but stands out from the rest in that it seems to be intelligent, following Batman’s commands in a dog-like manner.

The Scuttler kit boasts extendable front legs, two cockpits, a net launcher and six stud shooters. It also comes with six minifigures – Batman, Dick Grayson, Barbara Gordon, Commissioner Gordon, the Joker and Poison Ivy. The assorted accessories that come with the set include batarangs, a jet pack, the Joker’s “bang” gun and Ivy’s vine monster.

Here are some photos of what came inside the box and the build process:

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Catcycle Chase / Arctic Roller / Notorious Lowrider

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Suggested Age: Catcycle – 7-14 / Arctic Roller & Lowrider – 8-14
Pieces: Catcycle – 139 / Arctic Roller – 305 / Lowrider – 433
Casual Build Time: Catcycle – 30 minutes / Arctic Roller & Lowrider – 1 hr 30 minutes
Dimensions: Catcycle – over 1″ x 5″ x 1″ / Street Scene – over 3″ x 3″ x 1″ / Lamppost – over 4″ / Arctic Roller – over 2″ x 8″ x 2″ / Lowrider – over 2″ x 9″ x 3″
Brand: LEGO Batman Movie

Today’s review is a bit special. In celebration of the new LEGO Batman movie, my sister, partner and myself each purchased a different one of the tie-in kits and are sharing this blog space to tell you what we thought!

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The sets all feature vehicles which appear in the movie and vary in size and price. The cheapest set is Catwoman Catcycle Chase, which includes the pieces to build a small street scene, the Catcycle, various accessories, and three minifigures: Batgirl, Robin and Catwoman.

The second largest of the sets is The Penguin Arctic Roller. This set is a lot more hefty, containing the necessary pieces to build the car and a small jet ski. It also comes with an umbrella and batarang accessories, and two minifigures: Batman and the Penguin.

The final set is The Joker Notorious Lowrider. This set simply contains the pieces necessary to build the car. It also comes with a variety of accessories and three minifigures: Batgirl, the Joker and Harley Quinn.

More details and photographs under the cut!

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