LEGO Star Wars and NASA Apollo Saturn V in Blocks 35

The latest issue of Blocks magazine is available in UK stores today, with features on LEGO Ideas 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V and LEGO Star Wars.

This month’s issue of the monthly LEGO magazine devotes pages to features based on the impressive LEGO Ideas set 21309 NASA Apollo Saturn V, with build features, a designer interview and a review. The builds devised to complement the set include a launch pad, take-off effects and moon landing.

The Blocks team has shared details of what else can be found in Issue 35:

Panning the camera down to LEGO Star Wars, the designers of the range explain how they have begun to introduce more playset-based sets such as 75180 Rathtar Escape. Speaking of locations, a unique Pit of Carkoon and Sarlaac build demonstrates how you can recreate the thrilling opening to Return of the Jedi. A selection of images from expert LEGO photographer Vesa Lehtimäki show off the new UCS Snowspeeder as only he can, with the set leading a selection of LEGO Star Wars reviews and appearing on this month’s flip cover.


In Technique, a whole host of ways to harness LEGO horses are demonstrated, and as if there are not enough awesome builds crammed into this month’s Blocks, the definitive 1990s Batmobile gets a LEGO replica to celebrate 25 years of Batman: The Animated Series.

That’s not to mention that this month’s pages also include a report from Billund with a look inside the LEGO House, an interview with the LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures showrunners and a look at LEGOLAND California’s new The Force Awakens area in Star Wars Miniland.

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There is also still time to enter the Star Wars at 40 Blocks build contest, with the winning entry to be included in a special feature and rewarded with a rare LEGO Star Wars Escape the Space Slug set.


Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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