What is LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17?
LEGO introduced the LEGO Collectible Minifigures in May 2010. They are sold in polybags, preventing buyers from identifying the minifigures.
LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17 is part of LEGO set 71017. It contains 20 minifigures from the LEGO Batman The Movie. The official release date of LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17 is January 17.
How do I identify the contents of LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17?
The first two series of the LEGO collectible minifigures (Series 1 and 2) have unique barcodes on the polybags which makes identifying the minifigures possible.
Other series also unique bump codes which may be able to used to identify the minifigures.
There has been no indication that the LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17 will have the unique barcodes or the bump codes. That leaves us to the old proven technique to identify the contents of the blind polybags, which is the feel technique.
What is the Feel Technique for LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17?
You basically feel out each polybag to look for some unique LEGO pieces that a minifigure has. It requires some time and patience but it is pretty much a well proven technique that can help you collect all LEGO Batman The Movie minifigures from Series 17 without any duplicates!
So, how do I feel LEGO Batman The Movie Series 17 polybags?
Here is the LEGO Collectible Minifigures Series 17 How To Feel Guide :
Arkham Asylum Joker
First, look for the hair piece and then find the handcuff. There is another minifigure in LEGO Collectible Minifigure Series 17 that comes with a handcuff, which is Barbara Gordon. She comes with a 1×1 piece and a round tile. If you don’t find those pieces, you can be sure that you found Joker!
Look for the hat and the handcuff. The 1×1 tile and the round piece are some of the smallest LEGO pieces and that should make Barbara Gordon easy to be identified.
Calculator has a huge armor which is actually the biggest piece in LEGO series 17. Another distinctive element of this minifigure is the helmet.
Find the claws and you will find Catman in LEGO Series 17!
Clan of the Cave Batman
The big club makes this Clan of the Cave Batman one of the easiest minifigure in Series 17 to be identified.
Look for the 1×1 round piece that makes the bottom part of Dick Grayson’s spray can. Unfortunately, the piece is very similar to Eraser’s head. So, we need to do process of elimination. Make sure that you don’t find the 2×2 tile that Eraser has.
Find the 2×2 tile AND the unique round piece that makes the head.
Find the wing.
Glam Metal Batman
The unique shape of Glam Metal Batman should be able to help you to find this minifigure through the polybag.
Look for the snakes and the long staff.
Look for the plate and the lobster. Absolutely love this minfigure!
Find head piece with the bunny ears.
The hair piece is unique. If you are having trouble finding it, look for the two uniquely shaped guns.
Nurse Harley Quinn
A lot of the LEGO Batman Movie enthusiasts will probably look for this minifigure. The easiest way to find her is to look for the 2×2 tile, which will narrow down the possibilities to three minifigures. Harley Quinn has the unique hair piece. Look for it!
This minifigure has a huge orca-shaped piece.
Pink Power Batgirl
Look for the skirt and the batarang. Despite Series 17 is all about LEGO Batman characters, Pink Power Batgirl is the only minifigure that comes with the iconic weapon.
Find the hood.
Vacation Batman has a distinctive rubber ducky. The flippers should also help you find him.
Look for the fish and the crab.