We've crafted guides for the gamers and kids in your life, but what about those people who are just all-around geeks? The ones that just love general nerdy and pop culture stuff? Here's a quick guide to some good gifts for the people that suit this mold.
Alien Anthology - $22.50 (Amazon)
For the Alien fan in your life, here’s a crazy deal: all of the core Alien films on Blu-Ray for under $30. Re-live the terror in the best format for a ridiculous price.
Star Wars: The Black Series Figures - $9.99 - $19.99 (Amazon)
The Black Series figures are of a higher quality their 3.75” figures, with a higher level of detail and solid construction. Virtually every major character in Star Wars history is currently available from the Black Series, including some of the characters from the upcoming film Rogue One. They’re a perfect fit for the bookshelf/desk/toy box. We won’t judge.
The Hunger Games Complete Series Blu-Ray Collection - $37.45 (Amazon)
Experience Katniss Everdeen’s epic qust to save her nation of Panem from a totalitarian government in this complete collection coupling The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay Part 1 and 2 for a fraction of its normal cost.
Crunchyroll Subscription - $6.95/mo (Crunchyroll)
Crunchyroll is a must-have for anime aficionados, since it’s basically a Netflix for Japanese animation. Get access to shows like Dragon Ball Super, Yuri!!! on Ice, and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood not long after they air in Japan.
Comixology Gift Card* - $10-$500 (Comixology)
One of the largest digital platforms for comics, Comixology offers all of the latest issues and trades from Marvel, DC, Image, IDW, Boom!, and more. Gift cards will allow people to buy the comics they love and save you the stress of figuring out what books are on their pull list.
*This item will require the Comixology app on smart devices to be used on mobile, which can be downloaded for free.
Funko Pop! Vinyls - ~$9.99 (Amazon)
Funko Pop figures are a great collectible. They have a similar art style, and they’re available for virtually every aspect of geek culture imaginable, from comics and movies to video games. If you know a fan of something, it’s more than likely you’ll find what they’re looking for here.
Overwatch Apparel - $24.99+ (Blizzard)
Blizzard has a ton of apparel for Overwatch fans, ranging from the official Overwatch logo to minimalist character design tees for your favorite mains.
Iam8bit Vinyl - $25-$75 (iam8bit)
Iam8bit manufactures some of the most unique collectibles around, and their cornerstone product is vinyls of game soundtracks combined with unique and original art. The games featured rotate in and out regularly, so be sure to check it right before you plan to purchase.
Star Wars: Rogue One Art Book - $34.68 (Amazon)
With a new Star Wars film on the horizon comes a litany of toys, books, video game updates, and magazines. One of the more unique aspects of this are art books, books that couple the concept art and shot framing of the film itself to illustrate how it’s evolved over time. Look for the Rogue One art book on December 16.