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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 :/

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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. I think we as parents probably consider this a lot more than children do. My boys have lots of superheroes, both male and female as they are ultimately all superheroes and that’s all that counts.

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  2. I totally agree I have a 6 year old getting bullied cause she loves teenage mutant ninja turtles and a son who loves playing with barbie babies and make up
    I get the most terrible looks but why shouldn’t they play with these toys I totally agree with letting them play with what they want just a shame the rest of the population fail to accept it 🙂 x

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  3. Definitely agree, although when they are doing movie spin-offs I can see that they are limited by the small numbers of female characters featured, Lego City though could easily include more females

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  4. I don’t think it’s essential that EVERY set does, it’s good to have a variety and mix – as long as there is enough that do cater for it.

    At the end of the day, the kids will and should play with what they are most comfortable with.

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  5. I agree there should be both male and female characters where the film includes them. Don’t agree with the whole girlie pink lego, when I was younger I happily played with Lego no matter what the colour. Just another way of society being overly politically correct and getting it wrong!

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  6. Absolutely, it’s essential. Boys’ play should include the girl figures, they should not just be there to encourage girls to play.

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  7. Don’t think it matters. Just put the characters that are in the show etc. No point in putting male/female characters in just for the sake of it! I have boys and girls and they are not really bothered about the sex of the character!

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  8. Yes definitely include a bit of both, though to reflect the theme I believe there should be the same ratio as the movies. Although to be honest I don’t think my little ones really notice the sex of characters. They are 4 and 5, maybe it’s an issue for older children.

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  9. I think it’s important to have both. I’m currently have the discussion with my daughter about girls and boys toys (she says her brother can’t play with certain toys, she’s almost 4) I’ve said we just have toys but there are boy and girl characters!

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  10. I think that there should be a good mix of male and female characters. I think it helps children to realise that toys should not be gender specific.

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  11. I don’t think it matters to younger children. Both sexes are included in this set and they know the difference between mummy and daddy

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  12. i agree needs to be stronger female characters such as catwoman wonderwoman supergirl ,.. although i dont think gender is an issue when playing , i would let my grandson play with any toys , if he wanted to dress up as elsa then he could, i used to play with my brothers action men and all his vehicles ,..cow boys and indians with my brothers friends (yes im 50) we had great imaginations and got up to all sorts was great fun back in the day

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  13. Absolutely! Female characters such as Catwoman, Black Widow & Princess Leia are all such iconic characters & I think nowadays most children see the character & not the gender. We’ve come a long way since my childhood in the 70’s & 80’s!

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  14. I have to say it didn’t really matter when I was a child and I played a lot with Lego.As long as a child have a creative play it doesn’t matter if it’s boy or a girl toy.

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  15. I agree, it’s nice to have the choice of which character you want to play with. One day you might want to be Wonder Woman and the next, Batman. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a boy or girl, at the end of the day, it’s about having fun.

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  16. i agree totally as long as the child is happy that is whats important but i do see many older lego sets that only have male people in them i am glad it’s changing now and more female ones are being included

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  17. I so agree, my daughter loves power rangers, and even though she says she hates pink toys and the blue power ranger is her favourite, its still so important that a girl is in there too, as often it appears that adventure and danger is a boys playground only.

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  18. I have collections of superhero pop vinyls – Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman – all sorts and am a massive Avengers fan. Why should boys have all the fun 😉 Us girls can be superheros too and we’re better at it hehe!

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  19. My daughter loves playing the girls in lego sets with her brothers as it makes a change from always having lego men and sometimes her lego friend don’t quite fit into the game lol. The boys also like having the female superhero’s so they can act out bits from the movies and comics.

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