Gift Guide for Geeks, Gamers, and Gallifreyans

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Geek Christmas Guide

So the turkey is thawing (in the fridge, of course; you don't want to spend the holidays with salmonella), the family is coming together, and the Christmas cards are all written out and ready to be mailed. And it's now that you realize... you have to start Christmas shopping. Because you wait for the sales to start, right? You want the best deals.

Well the deals are easy to find. The question is, what do you get all those geeks and gamers, those Jedis and Timelords, those superheroes and shippers? That's were we come in, with this helpful list of things that will surely stuff the stockings and jingle the bells of all your fellow fanboys and geek girls. So Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, and May the Force be With You.

VIDEO
Batman Beyond: The Complete Series: This collectible edition of BATMAN BEYOND captures the entire three-season run of Terry McGinnis as the newest to take on the mantle of the Batman, in a high-tech near-future where crime is just as rampant and audacious as ever. Includes the fan-favorite animated movie, BATMAN BEYOND: Return of the Joker, and an exclusive Funko Pop! Batman Beyond figure.
Doctor Who: The Christopher Eccleston & David Tennant CollectionClimb in the TARDIS for the adventure of a lifetime with this enormous Doctor Who collection featuring every episode of the first two Doctors of the modern era, Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant. See the stories that introduced fan-favorite characters like River Song (Alex Kingston) and Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman). The Who-volution begins here!

54 Hours of Great Content!

Doctor Who: The Matt Smith CollectionEvery new Doctor is one of the perfect place to begin your Doctor Who adventure, and that was never more true than with the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith. Whether teamed up with companions Amy and Rory (Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill), the enigmatic River Song (Alex Kingston), or Impossible Girl Clara (Jenna Coleman), whether battling evil Daleks, the mysterious Silence, or the terrifying Weeping Angels, the adventures of the Eleventh Doctor will never fail to electrify.
Doctor Who: The Peter Capaldi CollectionJoin the Twelfth Doctor as he pilots the TARDIS alongside companions Clara (Jenna Coleman), Bill (Pearl Mackie), and Nardole (Matt Lucas), encountering the mysterious River Song (Alex Kingston), the evil Missy (Michelle Gomez), and a hoard of monsters including Daleks, Cybermen, Zygons, Ice Warriors, and many more!
Avatar: The Last Airbender Complete Series SteelbookWater, Earth, Fire, Air. Four nations. One war-torn world. Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the epic saga, Avatar: The Last Airbender, with this 3 SteelBook collection, featuring all-new art for each book! Go back to the beginning to experience the animated series that quickly became a phenomenon with a huge fan base that spans the globe! This complete collector’s edition includes all three powerful books: Water, Earth, and Fire.
The Simpsons: The 19th Season: As the season following   the   historic debut of The Simpsons Movie (in 2D!), this set includes a number of beloved episodes, such as the Sideshow  Bob focused adventure, “Funeral for a Fiend,” the WGA-nominated “Homer of Seville,” and the Emmy-winning “Eternal Moonshine of the Simpsons Mind.” Guest stars from the season include returning fan favorites Kelsey Grammer as the aforementioned Sideshow Bob, David Hyde Pierce as his brother Cecil Terwilliger, and Glenn Close as Mona Simpson, as well as Stephen Colbert, Matt Dillon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jack Black, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and more!
The Wizard of Oz (4K Edition): There's no place like home...for the holidays. This cinema classic has never looked better than it does in this 4K Blu-ray release from Warner Brothers. A perennial fan favorite, and gaining new audiences with each new generation, The Wizard of Oz is the world's favorite movie for a reason. Bring it home and share it with your family this year.
Ad Astra: Brad Pitt gives a powerful performance in this “absolutely enthralling” (PeterTravers, Rolling Stone), sci-fi thriller set in space. When a mysterious life-threatening event strikes Earth, astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) goes on a dangerous mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father (Tommy LeeJones) and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

Peanuts Holiday Collection 70th Anniversary Limited Edition Collectible Blu-ray Giftset: Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip with a collectible Blu-ray giftset of the bestselling holiday collection. The set features the acclaimed, legendary holiday-inspired It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas. The festivities continue with six additional, delightful seasonal specials including It’s Magic, Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown’s All-Stars, The Mayflower Voyagers, Play it Again, Charlie Brown, It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown and It’s Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown. The limited edition includes a collectible Snoopy figurine and book, housed in the iconic Snoopy Holiday themed Doghouse packaging!

The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Series: Twelve seasons of comedy. Twelve hours of extras. A book with pop-up art of the cast. This is The Christmas Stocking Solution you've been looking for.
Gotham: The Complete Series: Be sure to note on the card: "It's not the DVD set you need, but it's the set you deserve," when you wrap up this complete set of all the episodes of GOTHAM. See the origins and evolutions of all the major players of the Batman mythos as Gotham City plunges further and deeper into the abyss, until finally a dark knight emerges to protect it. Perfect for the Bat-fan in your life.
Good Omens: It's the end of the world as we know it -- and things could never be going more wrong. The baby Antichrist has been misplaced, and an angel and a demon aren't quite sure the Apocalypse is all it's been adverrtised to be. Join Michael Sheen and David Tennant in this video adaptation of the divine comedy by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
It Chapter 2 (4K): Several years after IT, Pennywise returns for more evil shenanigans. What better way to end a joyous day of peace and love than with a few hours of high-definition mayhem and mutilation?

 

GAMES
Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker: Will you claime the Iron Throne? Will you serve loyally, or plot to bring down the king? Your motives are your own, and you must figure out who are your allies, and who are your enemies in this board game based on the hit HBO series.
Funkoverse Strategy Game: What better way to sell a board game than to build it around the wildly popular Funko Pop! figurines? And if your game's basic set happens to come with four figures you can't get anywhere else, then the hardcore collector is going to buy the game just for the figures. Avaiable in Batman and Harry Potter sets, these base games also have expansion sets available with -- you guessed it -- even more Funko Pops!
Ticket to Ride: First Journey: Based on the original award-winning Ticket to Ride, this version is a great introduction for younger players, with simplified rules.
Ms. Monopoly: Monopoly has been a constant among board game afficianados, coming in every flavor and variety. You can get it with Star Wars themes, Marvel themes, Disney themes (okay, that's redundant) -- almost any fan favorite franchise out there has Monopoly version. This one will be remembered as a sign of the times for breaking that glass ceiling and righting all those patriarchal wrongs that allowed men to... uh... roll better numbers on dice or something. I don't know. Sounds fun, though.

 

BOOKS
Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy (Official 60th Anniversary Collection)presents a detailed, fully authorized portrait of this beloved doll through all-new interviews, original sketches, vintage photos, advertisements, and much more. A double-sided foldout timeline showcases important moments in Barbie history. Explore how the doll came to be, what it takes to create one of her many looks, and how her legacy continues to influence the world.
Batman: 100 Greatest Moments: Batman has had many writers, his cowl has been worn by a plethora of different actors, and while many people have a favorite Batman, there's no doubt that he's the fan favorite. 

No comic book nerd's collection is complete without Batman: 100 Greatest Moments.

Bulletproof: Origins: Kody discovers a genetic change in his body renders him indestructible. When a mysterious letter from his deceased father arrives on his doorstep, it puts him in the crosshairs of an international terrorist!

Facing trouble in and out of school, Kody must find his focus and deal with two very different enemies, or else there will be terrible consequences for being...BULLETPROOF!

Alien Vault: The Definitive Story Behind the Film: Featured herein are: 

  • Director Ridley Scott's own annotated storyboards, Polaroids, and script pages
  • The elegant but disturbing concept artwork of H.R. Giger
  • Sketches and construction blueprints for the Nostromo
  • Costume designs by Moebius
  • A treasure trove of never-before-seen photographs of the cast and crew
  • 10 meticulously reproduced artifacts—such as replications of storyboards, a detailed schematic of the Nostromo, early designs of O'Bannon's facehugger concept, and a promotional poster from Japan—enclosed in envelopes, for readers to remove and examine more closely
Tim Burton: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work: Tim Burton's entire filmography is presented across a stunning 8-page gatefold in the heart of the book. Packaged in a handsome slipcase, Tim Burton - The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work is a must for anyone who enjoys the creativity of films, and is a fitting appreciation of one of Hollywood's most dynamic movie directors.
Cult Filmmakers: 50 Movie Makers You Need To Know: Cult Filmmakers handpicks 50 notable figures in the world of cinema and explores the creative genius that earned them the 'cult' label, while celebrating the movies that made their names. The book features both industry heavyweights like Tim Burton and David Lynch to the strange and surreal imaginings of filmmakers such as Alejandro Jodorowsky and Ana Lily Amirpour. Discover the minds behind such beloved features as Melancholia, Easy Rider, Lost in Translation and more. From little knowns with small, devout followings, to superstars walking the red carpet, each is special in their individuality and their ability to inspire, antagonise and delight.

 

COOL STUFF
Archie Digest Subscription: Two things kids love -- getting stuff in the mail, and the all-ages appeal of Archie Comics. Now you can give them both gifts at once and make the magic last throughout the year. Archie Comics is offering their subscriptions at cut-rate prices until the end of the year. You can subscribe to a number of different, fun titles and save big money -- and get big smiles in return!
Tiny Doctor T-Shirt: "A Doctor's a Doctor, No Matter How Small." And you can get this Doctor in a small -- or if you prefer, a medium, a large, an extra large...even a cap or a coffee mug! It's just one of the many designs in our Critical Blast TeePublic store!
Funko Pop Frozen 2: With FROZEN 2 dominating theaters and on everyone's minds from kids to adults alike, you can't go wrong with one of these iconic Funko Pops, putting their unique spin on the likenesses of Elsa, Ana, and all the rest of the beloved characters from this Disney favorite.
Funko Pop! Rides: Game of Thrones - Daenerys On Fiery Dragon: Ice not your thing? Prefer something with a little more fire? Then this Funko Pop! Daenerys atop a fire-breathing dragon is just the thing to put the sizzle into someone's Christmas!
LEGO Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Resistance Y-Wing Starfighter: Build, play with and display a collectible missile-firing, bomb-dropping LEGO Star Wars Resistance Y-wing advanced starship model, featuring a new-for-October-2019 color scheme as seen in the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie!
This collectible Star Wars playset includes 5 LEGO Star Wars characters; Poe Dameron, Zorii Bliss and First Order Snowtrooper minifigures, and D-O and astromech droid.