Christmas Puzzles 2015

Ah, it's July and the Christmas puzzles are coming in fast and furious.  Here's all the ones I know about right now! RAVENSBURGER - Limited Edition #19 - "Santa's Final Preparations" by Roy Trower SEE OUR REVIEW HERE I love this new image for 2015 and prefer it to last year's puzzle. It's got so... Continue Reading →

New JVH puzzle “Wild Water Rafting” due in May!

Wow! I love this new puzzle that was just announced from Jumbo. It's Jan Van Haasteren's "Wild Water Rafting" and it will come in 1500 or 3000 pieces. What a fun combination of things-that-are-different and things-that-are-the-same,and the theme is one I haven't seen before in JVH. Due out in May! Perfect!  

Puzzle Maker Interview: Rob Derks

I so happy to have Rob Derks visit us at Jigsaw Junkie. Thank you, Rob, for agreeing to an interview! Rob is a cartoonist who works for Jumbo puzzles. He both works in Jan Van Haasteren's studio doing JVH puzzles, and he has his own series from Jumbo called "Pieces of History". NOTE: A lot... Continue Reading →

Review: “Wasgij Imagine #1: If the Conservatives Win the General Election”

Publisher: Jumbo (Netherlands), published Jan 2015 Title:  “Wasgij Imagine #1: If the Conservatives Win the General Election”, Artist: Neil Easton 1000 pieces  OUR RATING: 7.8/10 It was a rather exciting announcement when Jumbo gave us a look at a new Wasgij series called “Imagine”. The fact that they felt confident enough in it to release three different puzzles... Continue Reading →

Review: Winter’s Majesty by Jumbo, 10/10

Publisher: Jumbo (Netherlands), 1999, 1000 pieces Title:  “Winter's Majesty”, Series: "Silver Collection",  Artist: Karl Bang OUR RATING: 10/10 One of the things I really love about puzzles is the opportunity to find artists I otherwise would never experience. And it's a great way to really see and absorb their artwork because you spend a lot of time with... Continue Reading →

Best New Fall Puzzles 2014

There have been a lot of new puzzle releases this summer and fall. So what are some of the most outstanding?  Here are my picks. FALCON -- "Halloween" by Tony Ryan.  I love Halloween puzzles, and there aren't too many good ones out. So I was excited to see this lovely entry to the genre.  It's... Continue Reading →

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