Comic-Con: Lego to Unveil Smaug-Centric 'Hobbit' Set (Exclusive)

The set, titled "LEGO: The Hobbit - The Lonely Mountain," will be the first time the iconic dragon from the world of JRR Tolkien will be available as a Lego toy.
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Smaug is finally getting his Lego due.

The fiery and gold-hoarding dragon of The Hobbit fame will already be front and center at this year’s Comic-Con.

On Saturday, Warner Bros will be previewing in Hall H The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, in which the dragon plays a central role. Smaug is also getting the giant six-foot-plus Lego display treatment, which will be hunkered down on the San Diego Convention Center floor.

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And Heat Vision can now tell you that Lego will also be unveiling at Comic-Con one of its upcoming Hobbit licensed sets featuring Smaug as its focus, marking the first time the dragon has gotten the official Lego toy treatment.

Lego: The Hobbit - The Lonely Mountain is a 866-piece set that comes with five mini-figures — Bilbo Baggins, Balin the Dwarf, Dwalin the Dwarf, Ori the Dwarf and Gloin the Dwarf.

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And then there is Smaug, who comes with translucent fiery breath, scales, giant wings, sharp claws, spiky tail and poseable joints.

The Lair of Smaug will showcase a secret door, an Arkenstone-encrusted throne, golden nuggets, treasures, assorted mining tools, conveyor belt, chain pulley to raise and lower bucket, furnace with a light brick, melting pot and torches with translucent flames.

The set is to due to hit stores this fall and retail for $129.99. Have fun!