Ratings and Reviews for 70900-1: The Joker Balloon Escape

70900-1: The Joker Balloon Escape

Overall Score

5.80
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  • First Impression Does the set "WOW" you? 7.00
  • Unique Parts/Minifigures Unique parts? Increase resale? 8.00
  • Playability/Build Experience Is this a "FUN" set to build? 6.00
  • Value for money (NEW) "Bang for your buck"? 6.00
  • Theme Popularity Will theme help with resale? 9.00
  • Exclusivity Unique production aspects? 2.00
  • Packaging Does this set stand out? 5.00
  • Growth Potential Possibility of revenue growth? 4.00
  • Display Attributes Does this set stand out? 5.00
  • Conclusion Your final analysis.. 6.00
Review from: VaderFan2187
Reviewed on: Apr 30, 2017
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FIRST IMPRESSION | Score: 7

The Joker's Balloon Escape. It is the smallest set of the LEGO Batman Movie line, retails for $14.99 USD, and comes with Batman and the Joker. This looks like a good starter set for the LEGO Batman Movie, but let's find out!

UNIQUE PARTS | Score: 8

Batman and Joker are not exclusive, but this is the cheapest set in which they appear. Batman is nothing special, he appears in almost all of The LEGO Batman Movie sets, but Joker is rarer and is nice to see here. Joker has very detailed printing and overly exaggerated coattails. I like the minifigures in this set!

PLAYABILITY/BUILD EXPERIENCE | Score: 6

The builds are nice, and playability is an exploding canister of gas. Nothing too special but still decent for a set of this size.

VALUE FOR MONEY | Score: 6

$14.99 is a bit too pricey for this set, but in UK where it is £12 and New Zealand where it is $25, it has much better value.

THEME POPULARITY | Score: 9

I think The LEGO Batman Movie is a popular theme, and due to the fact that it is unlikely to be an evergreen theme, the LEGO Batman Movie sets are likely to be rather sought after by future collectors.

EXCLUSIVITY | Score: 2

Nope, not exclusive. Rather common actually.

PACKAGING | Score: 5

Nice glossy box, but the box art isn't super attractive and is a little small.

GROWTH POTENTIAL | Score: 4

Wouldn't expect this set to grow much.

DISPLAY QUALITY | Score: 5

Looks okay for display but it is best to have a stand for the Joker's balloon jetpack.

CONCLUSION & FINAL ANALYSIS | Score: 6

A good starter set for the LEGO Batman Movie. My initial impressions were right!