This is a shelf in my son’s room. It’s one of two:
To say he’s into LEGO Minifigures is like saying Harold Camping is into the Rapture.
Which is why we’re both excited to learn from GeekDad about a new book/project called The Unofficial LEGO Minifigure Catalog. Dr. Christoph Bartneck of the University of Canterbury is one of those guys who never grew out of his childhood LEGO obsession — and good for him — and set out to assemble a photographic, taxonomic field manual to all the LEGO minifigures produced between 1975 and 2010. That’s more than 3600 of these little guys. And girls. And skeletons and Harry Potter figures.
It’s pretty expensive, but…the dude put a lot of work into this thing. How much is a labor of love worth?