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Playtest and Giveaway: LEGO Batman – Jokerland Set

My daughter recently declared that two of her favourite superheroes are Batman and Robin. As luck would have it, a few days later this was delivered.

We set to building it right away!

The first thing we noticed about this set is that it is almost like a series of LEGO play sets, which made it great fun to build and to play with.

The story behind ‘Jokerland’ appears to be an ordinary theme park has been taken over by the clown prince of crime and some of his villainous allies. Each of them has their own twisted theme park ride to torment our heroes.

The set has eight minifigs in total – Batman, Robin, Starfire, and Beast Boy are the heroes, while the villains are The Joker, plus his accomplices Harley Quinn, The Penguin, and Poison Ivy.
Batman, Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, The Penguin, The Joker, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, LEGO, minifigs, minifigures,
Batman, Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, The Penguin, The Joker, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, LEGO, minifigs, minifigures,

There are also a couple of bonus figures – a freaky clown robot and a penguin with some dynamite!

The Joker’s theme park is made up of these four main ‘attractions’:

Jokerland LEGO DC Comics Superheroes 76035 PENGUIN
The Penguin’s ‘Deadly Duckies’ – which sees Beast Boy taken prisoner

Jokerland LEGO DC Comics Superheroes 76035 Poison Ivy Starfire

Jokerland LEGO DC Comics Superheroes 76035 Harley Quinn 2
‘Harley’s Wheels of Fire’ – where she torments the boy wonder.
And of course, the Joker’s ‘Jokerland’ (with the ‘Toxic Tank’).
And of course, the Joker’s eye-catching ‘Jokerland’ (with the ‘Toxic Tank’). Not recommended if you have a fear of clowns!

My daughter and I construct these big sets in a few sessions, each one usually just one numbered of the bags these sets are divided into. That usually means we end a building session with only a part of the vehicle/set constructed.

While this set has over a thousand bricks, four of the six numbered bags contain one attraction each. We built a bag a session initially, so what was nice about this set was that each one ended with a finished attraction.

She’s only 3-years-old, and this set is recommended for 8-14, so it is pretty advanced for her age. But with a bit of guidance and encouragement (as well as patience!) from me, she eventually put together her very own Batmobile.

Overall, this set was a really fun build that was a great joint activity for us – especially on a rainy bank holiday Monday.

It has great playability when completed. Each attraction has interactive elements – The Jokerland slide into the Toxic Tank, as well as revolving eyes and tilting hat; Harley’s motorcycle launches down towards the flaming barrels; the Penguin’s Deadly Duckies turn; Poison Ivy’s ride falls suddenly to the ground when triggered; and there’s a cannon that fires cannonballs – or the Joker’s custard pie! Oh, and the Batmobile had spring loaded missiles too.

Jokerland’s also a playset – so it’s a great environment for children to create stories with the characters. We’ve had everything from Batman arriving to rescue Robin, to everyone enjoying a day trip to the theme park. Another big attraction for us was the number of female character minifigs included – even just one in a superhero set is a bonus, so getting three is fantastic. My daughter loves having more female characters to us with her LEGO.

“Everyone’s happy in Jokerland” stated my daughter. Not sure that was the Joker’s intention, but we’re very happy to have added this set to our LEGO collection.

Despite appearances :/

"Why so serious?" #jokerland

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Jokerland giveaway

This giveaway has now ended, but the LEGO Batman – Jokerland set (76035) has a RRP of £89.99, and can be purchased from Amazon.

Or, enter our giveaway – please see below (UK residents only).

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Disclaimer: While I was not paid to write this review, we did receive this LEGO set free of charge. 

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I think it’s important for boys and girls that female characters are included in merchandise like this superhero LEGO set. What do you think?

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386 thoughts on “Playtest and Giveaway: LEGO Batman – Jokerland Set”

  1. Well, I agree, but I also think it’s more important that children aren’t pushed towards ‘toys for boys’ or ‘toys for girls’, and I hate the fact that they’ve brought out pink and purple lego for girls rather than just have lego for everyone!

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  2. I agree, it would be nice to include them, but I dont really think it matters to kids to be honest, I dont think they would really notice x

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  3. I agree, there aren’t alot of female characters in boy’s toys so they grow to think that this isn’t normal! I always encourage my son to recognise women figures also, he would absolutely love this playset

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  4. I agree to some extent, although it is important how the genders are portrayed and not pigeonholed into gender-orientated jobs & colours although the beauty of lego is you can always mix and match with the pieces to make whatever you want!

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  5. I agree, otherwise children will grow up thinking that it’s all male dominated characters. But my Son seems to like it and doesn’t ever mention it so I don’t think he really notices 🙂

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  6. Definetly agree. We want equal rights when we get older, should be same all round while wd are younger. Would stop a lot of bullying in reality

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  7. I agree wholeheartedly! We shouldn’t always be labelling our children and placing them in pink boxes or blue boxes, just encourage their creativity

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  8. Boys and Girls should be allowed to play with what ever toys they like, so yes, female characters should be included in the merchandise like this set. My Grandson would spend hours along with his younger sister playing with this because they are both Superhero mad.

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  9. I totally agree! Equal representation is so important, particularly for younger children. We need to end the divide between “boys toys” and “girls toys”, and thinking that girl characters are for girls and boy characters are for boys! It’s simply not true!

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  10. I don’t think it matters too much. My Daughter loves her Minecraft Lego so much. She has never once asked me why she hasn’t got any female characters in her sets.

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  11. I personally think there should be both and that little ones can choose what they wish to play with not what there told is boy or which is girl its there choosing

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