We had a sneak peek of LEGO Batman’s latest secret hideout just yesterday and as tradition would have it, LEGO has come forward with the official announcement!
The LEGO Batman Returns Batcave Shadow Box (76252) would be the largest Batcave to date which also plays homage to the Tim Burton 1992 Batman sequel.
LEGO Batman collection has been pushing out some decent direct-to-consumer sets like the 1989 Batmobile and the Batwing and this ultimate collector’s series batcave is jammed packed with play features.
It is designed as a “shadow box” which means that the diorama/playset is encased in a frame that gives a sense of depth. The box is able to open up to reveal the batcave inside which you can play with.
It come with it’s own Batmobile (1992 version), bat-computer, armoury and technically a space for a possible batwing?
The set clocks in at a massive 3981 pcs which includes Batman, Catwoman, The Penguin, Bruce Wayne, Alfred Pennyworth, and Max Shreck.
The recommended retail price is set at USD$449.99 / £344.99/ € 449.99/ 599.99 AUD/ 8999.9 TRY/3699.0 CNY /169990.0 HUF/ 519.99 CAD.
It will have a street date of 5th June for LEGO VIP member and will be available to the public on 8th June.
While The Shadow Box concept of the Batcave is not new, it is nice to see that LEGO taking inspiration from the fans.
16th May 2023: The LEGO Group announces its latest addition to the LEGO Batman Collection – the LEGO “Batman Returns” Batcave Shadow Box. An official collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products and DC, this highly detailed set combines beautiful display pieces with iconic iconography perfect for ultimate Batman fans.
Based on the Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Batman Returns,” the set is incredibly detailed and features the full Batcave, inside a display box with a cutout in the shape of the iconic Batman emblem. At the heart of the set is the Caped Crusader’s Batmobile and, just like Batman’s Batcave, the set features clever functions and gadgets including the ability to move furniture, change images on the big screen, open a vault and open a door, and several light bricks.
In addition, the set comes with brand new minifigures of Catwoman and The Penguin, as well as various minifigures including Bruce Wayne, Alfred Pennyworth, and Max Shreck.