Geeky Holiday Gift Guide, Black Friday, & Cyber Monday Sales 2017!

The holidays are upon us. If you’ve got geeky loved ones I’ve rounded up a bunch of cool items they might enjoy.

[Editor’s Note: All affiliate links in this post will be marked “AL.” If you’re not interested in anything I’ve got here specifically, shopping through those affiliate links will still help throw some support my way.]

Some of these links do not include Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales, or they weren’t listed by the time I was putting this guide together, so click through to see what’s what. Conversely, some of them have sales pre-Black Friday! Happy shopping!

 

Apparel & Accessories:

RockLove has incredibly jewelry from Guardians of the Galaxy, Twin Peaks, Dragon Age, and more!

Her Universe/Her Universe at Hot Topic/Her Universe at Torrid already have some sales going on for geek chic items and more!

Both RockLove and Her Universe also sell select items through Box Lunch (who have TONS of geeky items), so keep an eye out for their deals as well.

The Gap has a whole line of Justice League items for kids and adults!

For Fans By Fans (previously known as WeLoveFine) is also great for nerdy clothing.

ThinkGeek is another great one-stop-shop for clothing and accessories as well and they always have a TON of sales going on this time of year. Doorbusters for 12 days and more!

INVICTA has a Marvel watch collection.

Logan Hollowell has a Thor: Ragnarok jewelry collection with items inspired by Hela and Valkyrie.

[AL] Athena Marvel Comics The Avengers Metal/Enamel Charm Bracelet

[AL] Smoko Women’s Unicorn Light Up Slippers

[AL] Rosa Vila Molecule Necklace

 

Toys & Collectibles:

[AL] Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits!

[AL] Know someone who loves Porgs? There’s a whole section for them on Amazon.

[AL] I highly recommend the Star Wars Forces of Destiny figures and related items, and not just because Hasbro sent them to me earlier this year. I would have bought them for myself.

By the by, shopDisney.com has “up to 50 % off select Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel toys, home décor, apparel and gifting both in-stores and online for the entire family” now through Black Friday.

Skelton Crew Studio [Editor’s Note: I’ve been working for Skelton Crew this year.] Black Friday: All Chog Hats will be just $10! Also, ALL orders placed on Black Friday will come with a random enamel pin, totally FREE! Cyber Monday: They’re offering free U.S. shipping on ALL enamel pin set orders!

In addition to clothing, ThinkGeek has toys and collectibles galore! Don’t sleep on their sales!

Sideshow Collectibles for all your fabulous statue and Hot Toys needs.

[AL] Disney Tsum Tsum Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar

[AL] LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 75184 Building Kit

[AL] LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 41326 Building Kit

Don’t forget you can get that nerdy someone a subscription to Loot Crate!

[AL] Furry Bones Tyrannosaurus Rex Dinosaur Costume Skeleton Monster Sit Up Ornament Figurine

 

Where’s Rose?:

Last year I showcased Jyn Erso merchandise, the year before that it was #WheresRey? Fans are super excited for Kelly Marie Tran’s Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last Jedi so I thought they’d like to know what’s available!

[AL] LEGO Star Wars: The Last Jedi MiniFigure – Rose

[AL] LEGO Star Wars Episode VIII Resistance Transport Pod 75176 Building Kit

[AL] Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rose in Disguise Specialty Series Pop! Vinyl Figure

[AL] Funko POP! Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Rose

[AL] Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cobalt Squadron Hardcover

[AL] Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rose and Finn’s Mission Paperback

[AL] Star Wars 2017 The Black Series Resistance Tech Rose (The Last Jedi) Action Figure 3.75 Inches

[AL] Star Wars Girls The Last Jedi Rose Tico Brushed T-Shirt

[AL] Star Wars Last Jedi Poe, Rose, Finn & BB-8 Ready T-Shirt

[AL] Star Wars: The Last Jedi Resistance Tech Rose Force Link Figure 3.75 Inches

[AL] Star Wars Force Link Rose (First Order Disguise), BB-8, BB-9E Pack

 

Miscellaneous:

[AL] Skull Lamp – Designed by Nir Chehanowski for MoMA

[AL] TOTMC Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Triforce Link 12 Hole Alto C Mediant Tone Ocarina Zelda Cosplay Ceramic Replica + Textbook

[AL] Amazon continually has sales on Blu-rays. How about the Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition? Or the new Orphan Black Complete Collection? Or the original Ghost In The Shell (that fancy new release I wrote about earlier this year)?

[AL] Sparko Sweets Galaxy Lollipops Planet Designs Space Foil Clam-Shell Gift Pack

[AL] Black Cat Smartphone Stand

[AL] LOCOMO Modern Design Mickey Mouse Big Digit 3D Wall Clock Home Decor Decoration

[AL] Kikkerland Mustache Talking Pen

[AL] Cross Click Star Wars Darth Vader Gel Ink Pen & Jot Zone Journal

[AL] Star Trek Transporter Heat Changing Coffee Mug

WETA Workshop is having Black Friday sales on some of their items starting November 23.

[AL] It Came From the Deep (by my friend Maria Lewis!)

[AL] Books by my friend Sam Maggs: Wonder Women, The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, and more!

[AL] J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: Movie Magic Volume Three: Amazing Artifacts by my pal Bonnie Burton.

[AL] Star Wars: The Last Jedi Chewie and the Porgs Hardcover by Kevin Shinick and Fiona Hsieh

[AL] Steven Universe: Art & Origins by Chris McDonnell

[AL] The Doctors: Time and Space Collection by Adam Hargreaves, son of Roger Hargreaves. Or you can find each Doctor’s book separately.

 

Small Business:

For this section I put out a call on Twitter for folks who ran or knew someone who ran a small geeky businesses. I don’t know all these shops but I do know it’s important to support them! If I missed your shop feel free to leave a link (and maybe a picture) to it in the comments. If you’re ordering, make sure to check the shop location as some are international. I’ve gone ahead and put new additions first but also included most of the shops from last year that were offering items currently.

You may recognize SummerOfString’s (above) work as it was featured on the final season of Orphan Black. Right now you can buy 2 items and get 20% off (Sale ends December 1, 2017). She also told me, “I’m always open to custom orders and my Orphan Black work is all done with legal permission!” and she offers $10 bracelets a month on Patreon.

Geekling Creations is selling cosplay props, memorabilia and more and has a special one time only 15% discount if you sign up for their mailing list and free shipping on all U.S. orders.

Josh Abraham does “cartoon illustrations of Science Heroes” and is “running a 20% off promo from November 20 – December 1st.”

Lindsay van Ekelenburg‏’s “Our Blessed Rebel Queen, Carrie Fisher” must be in everyone’s home by next year. Those are the rules.

Space and Time Collective has some delightful feminist zines and prints on Etsy.

Forgotten Folios tells handwritten stories sent by mail. They’ll be having an Etsy sale in December to celebrate it’s 1 year anniversary. There’s also a subscription service on Patreon.

Bellybeads by Rati isn’t nerdy jewelry but they do say their “main focus is to uplift people of ALL shapes and sizes.”

AdventureLoot has some really colorful scarves.

Jordandené offers geek themed totes, aprons, home decor and more but are best known for their screen printed shirts with famous quotes! And if you join their mailing list it’s free shipping! You may recall I did some modeling for them this past year so I can attest to their stuff being super comfortable.

FanMail, the femme-geared subscription box who have sent me stuff in the past, is run by two women AND they support at least one other small business run by women with each box.

Espionage Cosmetics have cool geeky nail wraps and themed makeup.

The Colorful Geek also has geeky shirts plus necklaces, keychains, and more fun stuff.

Auberg Designs has necklaces, pins, and tote bags featuring women in STEM, Doctor Who, and more. They even have a necklace that reads “feminist” in Klingon: Be’ist.

Geeky Hostess has tea, sprinkles, and recipe cards as well as apparel and accessories.

Looking for a custom Funko Pop? Etsy shop 100indecisions does just that!

Art and collectibles by Wendy Xu! She’s doing a special thought December 15 for 15% off “smol bat & puff owl sweaters & 25% off mugs for both designs!”

FishbiscuitDesigns makes cute, geeky, funny t-shirts for men, women, and kids. Custom and personalized shirts available by request.

FabricationUnlimited utilizes laser cutting and engraving for all sorts of geek wares from science and math to pop culture and retro designs.

StellarDrift (above) has handmade jewelry, crafts, arts, and gifts.

Calliope Candleworks has pop culture candles and are running a 10% off sale with the code FLICKER now through Cyber Monday.

Night Owl Designs has jewelry and ornaments!

NiteOwlWorkshop has super cute handmade plush buddies.

KYOCATclothing has dresses and legging designs from Overwatch, Steven Universe, and more.

Kuma Crafts has jewelry, apparel, and plush items inspired by Sailor Moon and more.

Gadget4Entertainment has some really unique jewelry designs.

NavekaDesigns offers “Geek but sleek jewelry inspired by comics & TV shows like Hawkeye, Justice League, Teen Titans, Black Widow, Ms Marvel & a lot more!”

Olivia’s Atelier has skirts, bags, and costumes.

Unexpected Hobby (above) has really fun cross-stitch patterns and kits.

Femmecraft has lovely, sparkly nerdy necklaces and more!

Rosewine’s Kawaii-eek Boutique has buttons, bags, keychains and more…including cute animal butts!

ThePluckyLass has shoes, plus size closes, felt friends and more.

 

And now this…:

Last year, John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight made some good charity suggestions before they went on hiatus. I saw no reason not to repost them, but if you know of other worthy causes folks can help out please post them in the comments!

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