10 of the best gifts for the geek in your life

By: H&I Staff    Posted: December 5, 2017, 4:10PM

The holiday season is the best time of the year, don't get us wrong, but all of that Christmas shopping can be tough. From budgeting for everyone on your list to trying to find the perfect gifts that they don't already have, it can be pretty stressful. However, if you have any sci-fi fans in your life, your shopping just got quite a bit easier.


A Wonder Woman mug that stays true to the series

With Wonder Woman setting record after record, including the highest grossing superhero origin film ever, there's a lot of buzz about Wonder Woman these days. While we love it, we also appreciate any merch that utilizes old school WW logos, like this mug.

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A scarf to keep your favorite Trekkie warm

Winters are rough, but they can be made just a little less miserable with a cool scarf. Any Star Trek fan would jump at the chance to rock one of these.

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Surf series action figures

Just because it's wintertime doesn't mean we're not thinking of the beach! These surfing Batman action figures from the H&I store are the perfect gift for your friend who loves collectibles and can't wait for summer to come back!


This nostalgic book about 'Next Gen'

We covered this hilarious book chronicling the candid feelings of author Joshua Chapman regarding Star Trek: The Next Generation. He started at age 11 and finished at 16 and gave us gems like, "Worf is okay, but most of these aliens seem like jerks."

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These silly Spock-ear socks

This winter, your Trekkie friends will need something to keep their feet warm — and if little Spock ears can poke out from their boots, that's just an added bonus.

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Cute retro DC prints

Who doesn't love a good pinup poster? If you have a DC fanatic in your life, he or she will surely like these "DC Bombshell" edition prints featuring Batgirl, Catwoman and Harley Quinn.

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A Trek-focused New York Times Bestseller

Sometimes, the Star Trek fandom gets the recognition it deserves. Redshirts is a humorous spoof of Star Trek about a crew that goes into space and finds out they're actually on a TV show.

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"To Serve Man" tee

"To Serve Man" is a Twilight Zone classic, and the cookbook twist ending puts still puts M. Night Shyamalan to shame. Your favorite Twilight Zone fan can wear his or her appreciation with this shirt from the Heroes & Icons store.


A salt and pepper set for adults who actually adult

While most of us use the salt and pepper that comes in disposable shakers, the ultimate sign of maturity is having matching salt and pepper shakers. That doesn't mean they can't have fun, though. Get these R2-D2 and C-3PO shakers for your Star Wars fan friend!

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The ultimate box for superhero fans

Do you have a lot of money to spend on a friend obsessed with superheroes? HeroBox is a monthly subscription that sends you a crate stacked with officially licensed merchandise from the hottest franchises.

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