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LEGO Magazine

LEGO Magazine, also known as LEGO Club Magazine and formerly known as LEGO Mania Magazine, is the LEGO Group's official bi-monthly magazine. LEGO distributes issues of the magazine to LEGO Club members free of charge; a premium version called LEGO BrickMaster Magazine, featuring extra content and exclusive LEGO sets, was offered from 2004 to 2011. From 2001 to 2010, a new issue of the BIONICLE comic series accompanied almost every issue. The magazine was previously called LEGO Mania Magazine from 1994 to 2002.

The LEGO Magazine has been distributed in a variety of languages and in many countries across the world, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Denmark. According to the back cover of BIONICLE: Makuta's Guide to the Universe, there are seven editions of the bi-monthly LEGO Magazine. Greg Farshtey serves as the Editor in Chief and writer for all of them. Different content and promotions have been associated with the different regional versions at various times. Below is a list of Bionicle content in the US version of the magazine.

As of 2009, Greg Farshtey was editing eight versions of the magazine: LEGO Club Jr., LEGO Club Magazine, LEGO BrickMaster Magazine, and the Club Magazines for the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.[1]

List of BIONICLE Content in US LEGO Club/BrickMaster Issues

2001

March-April 2001

First appearance of BIONICLE content. Includes an exclusive offer for the "Bionicle Fire Kit," a pack including Tahu, Vakama, and a Bionicle Mini CD-ROM.

May-June 2001

Includes a two-page map of Mata Nui with descriptions of the Toa.

Also contains an offer for the "Turaga Collector's Kit," a pack consisting of all six Turaga.

July-August 2001

Includes a page featuring the Toa Kaita, mainly Toa Kaita Akamai. Also advertises the "Find the Power Event" only at Wal-Mart on August 18, 2001.

Includes building instructions for the "Fikou tree spider" using parts from the Pohatu and Onua sets. The model's coloration is black.

Mentions a sneak preview of the upcoming Bionicle PC CD-ROM game at www.bionicle.com.

Advertises all Toa and Turaga sets, the Kanohi mask pack (#8525 Bionicle Masks), and three decks for the Bionicle Trading Card Game.

September-October 2001

LEGO World Club Magazine (UK): Comes with a poster featuring the Rahi. Includes two pages featuring the Rahi, including one showing off the functions of the sets. Includes another page featuring The Toa Kaita combiner models. Last page promotes a Legoland Windsor BIONICLE Event from September 16 to November 4, 2001. Participants will receive an exclusive BIONICLE mask and be able to get a chance to win a gold BIONICLE mask.

November-December 2001

Advertises the BIONICLE: Quest for the Toa Game Boy Advance game, listing a number of cheat codes for unlocking mini-games.

Includes a Bionicle crossword puzzle.

2002

January-February 2002

Includes building instructions for the Mukau combiner model, using parts from the Pohatu and Gali sets. This model will later be known as the Mata Nui cow.

March-April 2002

Includes a page showcasing the Bohrok Kaita. Also includes a page promoting the LEGO Maniac Club House in Legoland California, which will include Bohrok as part of the Bionicle-themed attraction for the year 2002. The page advertising new content on www.LEGO.com mentions the new Battle for Mata Nui game at www.BIONICLE.com.

May-June 2002

First issue to be titled "LEGO Magazine" rather than "LEGO Mania Magazine."

Includes instructions for the Ghekula, a combiner model built using parts from the Lehvak and Gahlok sets.

Calendar page mentions the BIONICLE trading card game promotion included with McDonald's Mighty Kids Meals from May 24-June 13, 2002. Also mentions the BIONICLE "The Power Lies Beneath" Tour beginning in July.

Includes a half page advertising the BIONICLE Master Builder Set.

July-August 2002

Calendar page mentions the BIONICLE The Power Lies Beneath Tour visiting cities across North America in July and August.

Advertises the "Toa Nuva Hero Kit," a pack containing the Onua Nuva and Lewa Nuva sets before they are widely available.

September-October 2002

Mailbag section contains a pronunciation guide for the names of the Toa.

Contains a page featuring the Toa Nuva Kaita.

Promotes the upcoming BIONICLE: Matoran Adventures game for GameBoy Advance.

November-December 2002

Advertises a deal to buy four Bohrok sets for the price of three.

2003

January-February 2003

Includes a teaser for the Bohrok-Kal coming in March with the tagline "Six Reasons to Hide."

Promotes the now available GameBoy Advance game with a small piece of text written from the point of view of Kongu.

Advertises the "Bohrok-Kal Kit," a pack including the Tahnok-Kal and Nuhvok-Kal sets before their wide release in March.

March-April 2003

Includes a page featuring the Bohrok-Kal Kaita. Also mentions the silver krana-kal promotion, where 72 limited edition genuine silver krana-kal and 5,000 limited edition molded silver versions have been randomly packed in Bohrok-Kal sets.

Advertises the "Ultimate Bohrok-Kal Kit," a pack including all six Bohrok-Kal sets.

May-June 2003

Includes a page teasing the Rahkshi coming in July.

Promotes the upcoming Mata Nui Online Game 2, the sequel to the popular first online game.

Advertises a "Panrahk & Vorahk" pack containing both of those sets. Mentions that both will appear in the upcoming BIONICLE: Mask of Light movie.

July-August 2003

Includes a page featuring the two Rahkshi Kaita: Rahkshi Kaita Za and Rahkshi Kaita Vo. Also mentions the Search for the Seventh Toa Contest. Participants who find where the Seventh Toa will first appear on Mata Nui have a chance to win a BIONICLE Bash at their home, including a visit from the BIONICLE tour van or other great prizes.

September-October 2003

Features a picture of the Rahkshi about to strike Tahu Nuva from above on the front cover.

Includes a page promoting the movie BIONICLE: Mask of Light released this month. Also tells readers that the Search for the Seventh Toa Contest ends October 31st, 2003. Also promotes the limited edition Takutanuva set available exclusively at Toys-R-Us which contains a special edition Mask of Shadows like the one seen in the movie. Also asks the reader to spot Kanohi masks hidden throughout the magazine.

Promotes the multi-platform game BIONICLE: The Game coming in October.

Advertises the "Matoran Villagers Kit," a pack including all six 2003 Matoran sets. Also advertises the BIONICLE: Mask of Light movie on VHS and DVD.

November-December 2003

Promotes the Mata Nui Online Game II: The Final Chronicle game in the online games section.

Promotes BIONICLE: The Game.

Advertises the Takanuva set.

2004

January-February 2004

Includes a two-page map of Metru Nui with descriptions of the Toa Metru.

Advertises an offer for the "Toa Metru Fire and Earth Kit," a pack containing the Toa Metru Vakama and Whenua sets as well as one of the 2004 Matoran.

March-April 2004

Features stock artwork of Toa Metru Vakama on the cover.

Announces the LEGO BIONICLE Rahi Building Challenge, a contest asking contestants to design a Rahi living in Metru Nui. Contestants are required to submit a color photograph of their model along with a short essay of no more than 50 words describing the creature's role in the story. The Rahi submitted by the grand prize winner will be featured in the BIONICLE #21 comic in November. The grand prize winner and 50 first prize winners will receive all six Vahki sets. The deadline for the contest is midnight EST May 15, 2004.

Includes a full-page "dartboard" for Kanoka launcher target practice describing the different powers Kanoka disks have.

May-June 2004

No Bionicle content.

July-August 2004

Contains information on the "Ultimate Vahki," the Kranua and the Kraahu, which are the combiner models for the Vahki sets.

September-October 2004

Includes building instructions for the Lohrak using parts from the Turaga Dume & Nivawk and Nidhiki sets.

Advertises subscriptions to BrickMaster starting in November.

Advertises the Turaga Dume & Nivawk set as well as a Toa Vakama costume.

November-December 2004

First issue of LEGO BrickMaster Magazine.

BrickMaster only: Includes a page showcasing the Tahtorak, the winning entry of the Rahi building challenge. Also includes a scene showing Toa Vakama facing off against Nidhiki, Krekka, and the Ultimate Dume combiner model made from photographing the sets.

2005

January-February 2005

Features promotional artwork of the Toa Hordika on the front and back covers.

BrickMaster only: Contains a four-page foldout describing Rahi now loose in Metru Nui as of story year 2005 and showing their models. This includes several combiner models (Cable Crawler, Sea Spider, Rock Raptors, Colony Drone, Ice Vermin, Zivon) as well as two more Rahi contest winners (Blade Burrower, designed by Daniel Settle, and Phase Dragon).

BrickMaster only: Also announces the BIONICLE Toa Building Challenge, a contest asking contestants to design one of the Toa who once protected Metru Nui but vanished on mysterious missions. Contestants are required to submit a color photograph of their model along with a short essay of no more than 100 words describing the Toa's role in the story. Contestants are invited to invent their own mask power or element. The Toa submitted by the grand prize winner will be featured in the upcoming novel BIONICLE Adventures #10: Time Trap. The grand prize winner will also receive five copies of the novel signed by author Greg Farshtey, as well as the Battle of Metru Nui and Toa Iruini sets. Fifty first prize winners will receive the Toa Iruini set. The deadline for the contest is March 15, 2005.

Advertises the Toa Hordika Nokama and Toa Hordika Vakama sets.

March-April 2005

BrickMaster only: Includes a sneak preview of the Vohtarak and Oohnorak sets.

Includes the BIONICLE Quest for Keetongu Game, a simple Candy Land-style board game.

BrickMaster only: Includes the "BIONICLE 2005 Top 5," a quiz of five multiple-choice questions about the Bionicle 2005 storyline.

BrickMaster only: Includes a page describing BrickMaster building tips for BIONICLE Based Creature Creations, showing pictures of the Kirikori Nui, Lohrak, Ranama, and Waikiru models.

Includes building instructions for the Protocairn using parts from the Toa Hordika Vakama, Whenua, and Matau sets.

May-June 2005

BrickMaster only: Announces the Grand Prize Winner of the BIONICLE Toa Building Challenge: Toa Krakua, designed by John Dexter, age 13.

BrickMaster only: Describes the combiner models Chute Lurker and Kahgarak.

July-August 2005

BrickMaster only: Includes a page describing the combiner model Voporak, which uses parts from the Keetongu, Roodaka, and Sidorak sets.

Includes a LEGO Lab R.A.T.S. review of the Visorak sets.

BrickMaster only: Includes building instructions for the Zivon using parts from all six Visorak sets.

Advertises a deal for purchasing Vahki sets. Also advertises the Vohtarak and Boggarak sets and the "Visorak Club Collection," which comes with a free Bionicle gift.

September-October 2005

Front cover features original artwork depicting a battle between the Toa Hordika and the Visorak involving the Tower of Toa and Visorak Battle Ram sets.

Advertises the Bionicle play theme sets Battle of Metru Nui, Tower of Toa, and Visorak Battle Ram.

BrickMaster only: Includes an interview with Terry Shakespeare, the director of BIONICLE 3: Web of Shadows, about the production process of the movie.

BrickMaster only: Includes a recap of a few of the sets from the previous four Bionicle years.

November-December 2005

Includes a page describing the Tower of Toa set.

Advertises the "Matoran of Voya Nui Collection," a pack including all six Voya Nui Matoran sets for the price of five.

2006

January-February 2006

Includes two pages describing the six Piraka.

Announces the BIONICLE Fusion Building Challenge, a contest asking contestants to design what they believe the fusion of two of the Piraka would look like. Contestants are required to submit a color photograph of their model. The model of the grand prize winner will be featured as a character in the November 2006 BIONICLE comic. The grand prize winner will also receive a copy of the November issue autographed by Greg Farshtey and Stuart Sayger. The grand prize winner and four first prize winners will receive a Lego set of their choice worth up to $100. The deadline for the contest is midnight March 1st, 2006.

Includes a full-page map of Voya Nui briefly describing some of its locations.

BrickMaster only: Includes a four-page article by Nicki Soscia and Jeff James discussing the feasibility of the mechanical creations in science fiction lines like BIONICLE and EXO-FORCE existing in the real world. It discusses the nature of biomechanical beings in the BIONICLE universe.

BrickMaster only: Includes a page describing the six members of the Matoran resistance on Voya Nui.

March-April 2006

Includes a two-page game featuring an image of the Piraka standing around the landscape of Voya Nui. The game challenges the reader to spot the six Matoran hidden throughout the image.

BrickMaster only: Includes two pages featuring the 12-foot tall LEGO statue of Piraka Hakann built by Master Model Builder David Gold and his team.

Advertises a deal to buy "The Shadowed One," a pack including the Keetongu and Roodaka sets for 40% off.

May-June 2006

BrickMaster only: Includes instructions for the Protodax, a combiner model using parts from the Hakann, Avak, and Zaktan sets.

BrickMaster only: Includes a page featuring the Dark Hunter Silence, a winning submission for the Dark Hunter Building Challenge that was not included in the Dark Hunters guide book. The model was designed by David Daut.

Announces the winners of the BIONICLE Piraka Fusion Building Challenge. The Grand Prize winning model was submitted by Benjamin Paczak, age 16. The four First Prize winners are Daniel Walsh (11), Elijah Houck (11), Daniel Gomez (12), and Gar and Keane Secrist.

Teases the coming of the Toa Inika in the next issue.

July-August 2006

Front and back covers feature original artwork depicting a battle between the Toa Inika and the Piraka as in the Piraka Stronghold play theme set. Back cover is BrickMaster only.

Includes two pages describing the new features of the Toa Inika.

Teases the Free the Band campaign on 8/17/06.

Announces the BIONICLE Super Stronghold Building Challenge. Contestants are asked to build what they believe a stronghold built by the Toa Inika would look like. Contestants are required to submit a photograph of their creation along with an essay of at most 200 words describing its features in the story. Five winners will receive a LEGO set of their choice worth up to $100. The deadline for submissions is September 1st, 2006.

Includes two pages containing "Toa Nuparu's Guide to Voya Nui," which describes the play theme sets for 2006: Piraka Stronghold, Lava Chamber Gate, and Piraka Outpost.

September-October 2006

BrickMaster only: Includes instructions for the Caravan Crawler combiner model, built using parts from the Piraka Outpost and Lava Chamber Gate sets. The model is designed by Daniel Lipkowitz.

Includes two pages announcing the Free the Band Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game. Participants are asked to visit www.freetheband.com to enter. One grand prize winner and four friends will ride in a Gibson tour bus to see the All-American Rejects in concert and meet the band. Other prizes include a Bionicle-themed skateboard deck, a copy of the BIONICLE Heroes video game, a copy of the All-American Rejects CD, Free the Band T-shirts, a Bionicle-branded Gibson Spirit guitar, and Toa Inika sets. The promotion starts on August 17, 2006 at 12:00:00 PM EST and ends on October 16, 2006 at 11:59:59 PM ET. It is open only to individuals between the ages of 6 and 17 at the time of registration who are legal residents of the United States (except Puerto Rico) or Canada (except Quebec).

Includes a page featuring Toa Jovan, a combiner model built using parts from the Toa Nuparu, Toa Hewkii, and Toa Hahli sets. Also advertises the BIONICLE-themed Happy Meal toys available at McDonald's from September 22 to October 12, 2006.

November-December 2006

Includes an interview with LEGO Model Designer Torben Skov about designing the Piraka Stronghold battleset. It is mentioned that the vehicle included in the set is a Fenrakk spawn spider-drawn chariot for the Toa, introducing wheels into the BIONICLE universe.

Announces the Super Stronghold Building Challenge Winners. The winning models are Inika Defense Colossus by Steven Bosch (12), the Flaming Fortress by Connor Barnhart (13), Inika Ultra-Defense Stronghold by Deion F. Seruelo (8), Inika Fire Fortress by Rachel Newkirk (11), and a fifth, unnamed model. Also mentions that the BIONICLE Piraka Trivia Contest winners can be found on www.bionicle.com.

Includes a page depicting a battle among the 2006 BIONICLE sets based on photography of the sets.

Advertises the multi-platform BIONICLE Heroes game.

2007

January-February 2007

Includes a foldout poster of Barraki Kalmah.

Includes a full-page teaser of the Barraki video to be released on www.bionicle.com on January 22, 2007.

LEGO Club Magazine only: Includes a page featuring "Vengeance," a winning entry of the Dark Hunter Building Challenge that was not included in the BIONICLE: Dark Hunters book. The model was designed by Malone Lumarda, age 10.

BrickMaster only: Includes instructions for the Pit War Tortoise, a combiner model built using parts from the Carapar, Mantax, and Ehlek sets.

March-April 2007

Front and back covers feature CGI/digital artwork showing the six Barraki gazing at the reader.

BrickMaster only: Announces the BIONICLE Prisoners of the Pit Building Challenge. The contest invites readers to build one of the criminals who has survived in the waters of the Pit. Contestants are required to submit a color photograph of their model along with an essay of at most 500 words describing the character's role in the story. Five first prize winners will receive a LEGO model of their choice worth up to $100. The deadline for submissions is May 1st, 2007.

Includes a two-page image of CGI/digital artwork of the six Barraki surrounding Dekar. The reader is asked "Who Will Strike First?" with the answer to be given on a later page (the answer is Kalmah). The reader is also asked to count the number of squid hidden in the picture (14).

Announces the winners of the BIONICLE Blaze of Battle Building Challenge. The winning entries were submitted by Christopher Von Hoene (10), Kyle Mangione-Smith (8), Carson Hawkes (14), Luke Pacilio (7), and Blaine Melton (9).

BrickMaster only: Includes a four-page foldout giving an outline of the history of the BIONICLE universe, complete with dates for several major events over the last 100,000 years.

BrickMaster only: Includes building instructions for the Zyglak, a combiner model built using pieces from the Kalmah, Pridak, and Takadox sets.

Announces the BIONICLE Comic Cover Contest, which invites readers to draw a picture of their favorite Toa preparing for battle against the Barraki in the undersea world of Mahri Nui. The picture submitted by the Grand Prize Winner will be adapted by artist Stuart Sayger into the cover of the September 2007 issue of the BIONICLE comic. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a framed copy of the original artwork for the final cover. The Grand Prize Winner and four First Prize Winners will receive a LEGO set of their choice worth up to $100. The deadline for submissions is May 1st, 2007 at midnight EST.

BrickMaster only: Teases more exclusive BIONICLE content in the next issue.

May-June 2007

BrickMaster only: Includes a page featuring the Dark Hunter "Devastator," another winning entry from the Dark Hunter Building Challenge not included in the BIONICLE: Dark Hunters book. The model was designed by Nate McCarthy.

BrickMaster only: Teases the coming of the Toa Mahri in the next issue.

July-August 2007

Includes an interview with Design Manager and long-time BIONICLE team member Christoffer Raundahl about the design process of the Toa Mahri sets.

Includes a page promoting the Toa Mahri mini-games on bionicle.com, along with scheduled dates for the release of each mini-game.

Includes an "Ultimate BIONICLE Trivia Quiz," a short set of trivia questions about the BIONICLE story in 2007. A small note of interest: according to the answer key on the quiz page, Carapar was the Barraki who originally worked for the Brotherhood of Makuta, but a different answer key on a later page correctly lists the answer as Pridak.

BrickMaster only: Announces the winners of the Prisoners of the Pit Building Challenge. The winning entries are "Zarnak" by Dale Cerett (14), "Tinnurron" by Andy Urschel (12), "Xyron" by Christopher Sanchez (14), "Drewdika" by Andrew Huang, and "Zakron" by Ethan J. Slepitis.

September-October 2007

Includes two pages promoting the Toa Mahri mini-games on bionicle.com. Announces a sneak preview of the fifth game, the one for Matoro, on September 12 at www.cartoonnetwork.com/LEGOBIONICLE. Also teases the Final Challenge mini-game coming later in the fall.

Includes a two-page foldout image of CGI/digital artwork of the Toa Mahri fighting the Barraki beneath the sea.

BrickMaster only: Teases a look back at the history of BIONICLE and a sneak preview of BIONICLE 2008 in the next issue.

November-December 2007

Includes building instructions for the Manutri, a combiner model built using parts from the Toa Mahri Nuparu, Toa Mahri Matoro, Carapar, and Mantax sets. The model was designed by Daniel Lipkowitz.

Includes a three-page foldout showcasing some of the past sets and story in BIONICLE. On the next page, teases that "The Final Battle Begins" in January 2008 with an image of some of the new Phantoka sets.

BrickMaster only: Teases the BIONICLE 2008 story in the next issue.

2008

January-February 2008

Front cover features the BIONICLE Phantoka sets.

Includes two pages featuring the Phantoka characters.

Promotes the Battle for Power game on bionicle.com and the 4-minute mini-movie presented by BIONICLE and Nickelodeon coming this month. Also shows Makuta Spiriah, a combiner built using parts from the Tanma, Lewa Nuva, Antroz, and Radiak sets, whose building instructions can be found on bionicle.com.

BrickMaster only: Includes a page featuring Toa Ignika.

BrickMaster only: Includes a four-page foldout explaining the backstory of the Brotherhood of Makuta and the Makuta's role in the story.

BrickMaster only: Announces the BIONICLE Makuta Building Challenge, a contest inviting readers to design build a member of the Brotherhood of Makuta. Participants are required to submit a color photograph of their model along with an essay of no more than 400 words describing their character's role in the story. The entry submitted by the Grand Prize winner will be featured as a character in the 2008 BIONICLE story. The Grand Prize winner and four First Prize winners will receive a LEGO set or sets of their choice worth up to $100. The deadline for submissions is March 1st, 2008 at midnight EST.

BrickMaster only: Teases the Toa Nuva vs. the Brotherhood of Makuta in the next BIONICLE comic.

March-April 2008

Includes a foldout two-page CGI/composite image of the Phantoka characters (Toa Nuva, Makuta, and Matoran) fighting in the skies of Karda Nui.

May-June 2008

BrickMaster only: Announces the winners of the BIONICLE Makuta Contest. The Grand Prize Winner is Sarah Newkirk, age 12. The four First Prize Winners are Olena Zozulevich (12), Nick Santoni (12), Joshua Guthrie (15), and Jonas Liptak (9). The Grand Prize-winning model will appear in the BIONICLE story as Makuta Miserix, former leader of the Brotherhood of Makuta, who will appear in upcoming chapters of the Federation of Fear serial on BIONICLEstory.com.

BrickMaster only: Includes building instructions for the Niazesk, a combiner model built using parts from the Toa Pohatu, Vamprah, and Toa Ignika sets.

July-August 2008

BrickMaster only: Includes two pages featuring the abilities of the six Mistika. Also encourages the reader to use the Club Code "BIONICLEBUILD" at www.LEGOclub.com to obtain building instructions for Trinuma, a combiner model built using parts from the Toa Tahu, Toa Onua, and Toa Gali sets.

BrickMaster only: Includes a page featuring Vultraz.

September-October 2008

Includes a page featuring Takanuva in his new form. Also promotes the next BIONICLE video on Cartoon Network and the Battle for Power game on www.bionicle.com.

Includes a page promoting BIONICLE merchandise, including the Papercutz graphic novels, the books from Scholastic, watches by Clictime, and pens. Also mentions a new movie coming out in 2009.

BrickMaster only: Teases information about the new BIONICLE vehicles and a pull-out poster of the Great Spirit Mata Nui coming in the next issue.

November-December 2008

Features CGI/composite artwork of the BIONICLE 2008 vehicles on the front cover.

Includes two pages featuring the Axalara T9 and Rockoh T3.

Includes a page featuring the Destral Cycle, an alternate model built using parts from the Jetrax T6 set whose building instructions can be found on www.LEGOClub.com using the code "BIOCYCLE".

BrickMaster only: Includes a four-page foldout poster of the Great Spirit Mata Nui, showing him as a gigantic metal being towering into space above ocean waters below.

2009

January-February 2009

Front cover features CGI artwork of the six new BIONICLE Glatorian characters.

Promotes the BIONICLE 2009 adventure on My Lego Network (mln.LEGO.com). The player embarks on a quest to save the village of Vulcanus from the evil bone hunters.

Includes a two-page map of Bara Magna.

Includes a page featuring Fero and Skirmix.

BrickMaster only: Includes a four-page foldout CGI/composite image of the Glatorian and Agori characters fighting in an arena.

March-April 2009

Includes a page promoting the Glatorian Arena game on bionicle.com.

Includes an insert which serves as a checklist for 2009 BIONICLE sets.

BrickMaster only: Includes building instructions for the sand stalker, a combiner model built using parts from the Malum and Fero & Skirmix sets.

May-June 2009

Includes a page promoting Mata Nui in his new form, as well as his appearance in the new movie, BIONICLE: The Legend Reborn, coming to DVD this fall.

July-August 2009

Includes two pages containing an interview with Mark Baldo, director of the movie BIONICLE: The Legend Reborn coming in September. Readers are asked to look for the scarabax beetle Click as a BrickMaster-exclusive set in September. The full interview can be accessed with the code "MOVIE" at http://club.LEGO.com.

BrickMaster only: Teases the inclusion of a Mata Nui pull-out poster and special movie edition BIONICLE comic in the next issue.

September-October 2009

Announces the BIONICLE Glatorian Building Challenge, which invites readers to build a Glatorian of their own. Five grand prize winners and fifteen first prize winners will all receive a BIONICLE camera from Digital Blue and a BIONICLE comic signed by writer Greg Farshtey. The five grand prize winners will also receive a LEGO Gift Card worth $100.00. Participants must submit a color photograph of their model. Entries must be submitted by November 1st, 2009 at midnight EST.

Includes two pages promoting the 2009 vehicle sets.

BrickMaster only: Includes a four-page foldout poster of Mata Nui in his 2009 form, illustrated by Pop Mhan.

November-December 2009

Includes a page promoting the Toa Mata Nui set, available exclusively at Toys-R-Us and shop.LEGO.com.

2010

January-February 2010

Includes a page promoting the BIONICLE Stars.

Announces the winners of the BIONICLE Glatorian Building Challenge. The grand prize winners are Justin Malloy, Jacob Niggemann, Aaron Van Morris, Nathan Werth, and David Song. The first prize winners are Joshua Blackwell, Steven Trembath, Jake Carter, Rachel Newkirk, Andrew Julian, Tim Pietz, Marshall Oliver, Malcolm Bridwell, Graham Oliver, Noah Plues, Marko Susnjara, Paul Dean Poe, Charles Hancock, Logan and Nicholas Haga, and Luke Johnson.

March-April 2010

Includes two pages featuring the storyboarding process behind the online BIONICLE Stars videos. This is the last appearance of Bionicle content in LEGO Magazine.

May-June 2010

No Bionicle content. Includes a teaser for Hero Factory and comes with a separate pamphlet introducing Hero Factory.

July-August 2010

No Bionicle content.

September-October 2010

No Bionicle content. Features Hero Factory and includes a Hero Factory comic.

As of September 2010, the LEGO Group is no longer accepting new subscriptions or renewals to LEGO BrickMaster Magazine.

November-December 2010

No Bionicle content.

2011

No more Bionicle content. The LEGO Group discontinues the BrickMaster program during the year, although it continues to distribute the standard LEGO Club Magazine.