Top Ten Gifts for Comic Book Fanatics

Welcome to my next Holiday Gift guide post!

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So I love Marvel Comics! I love Hulk, Loki, Ghost Rider, Nightcrawler, Gambit and so many others! I get simply giddy when I  search for new comic book items to add to my collection. Comic Con is my favorite family vacation. No, I’m not weird, I’m geeky. I went to seven Comic Cons this last year and spoke at all of them. I had so much fun! This last year we cosplayed as DC and this next year we will do DC and Star Wars again. And luckily for those who can’t go to Comic Cons to get the cool stuff, there are a ton of great comic book items you can get straight from the web.

So here’s my favorite 10 top gifts for the Comic Book Fans!

10. Groot Glow and Grow – Okay so technically I think this should be the number one gift because I am absolutely in LOVE with Guardian’s of the Galaxy and more precisely, Groot! So this is the gift everyone should get and give and just flat out have in every room of the house to bring happiness and joy 🙂 This is so cute. Not only does it glow in the dark but it also is a plant you can grow the grass and vines. Super cute!

9. Marvel Coasters – One of the best things about the marvel movies is the food and drink. Guardians, Avengers, Ironman. Shwarma and Grog! So now when you’re getting ready for your favorite super heroes to come over you can save your table with these awesome coasters.

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8. Batman Diaper Bag – So it’s no surprise that I love Marvel, but there are plenty of great DC products too! I especially love their logos. So for all the new dads in your life who are busy taking care of their little ones but still want to be cool, here’s the ideal gift. A Batman Diaper Bag. And even better, name your son Gotham and in the middle of the night your wife can roll over and whisper, “Wake up! Gotham needs you.” Then you can don your Batman Diaper Bag and go to work 🙂

 

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7. Harley Quinn – And who would Batman be, without the a villain? And Harley Quinn has turned out to be one of the new favorites among both men and women. My daughter went as Harley Quinn Arkham Nights when we cosplayed as DC this year. Harley Quinn Suicide Squad has become quite the popular girl this year though. This would be a super cute outfit though to wear to bed!

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6. Ties for Dad – Now, I don’t know about you but my husband is a businessman, but he still likes to add a bit of personality to his outfits. So I’ve taken to getting him subtle but awesome geeky ties. Star Wars, Batman and more. And Think Geek has some great ones right now for any business professional geek in your life.

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5. Comic Shoes – The only thing better than a Comic Book Purse is a Comic Book set of heels! And these ladies have a TON of different heels and sneakers in there stores. I could seriously spend every penny in my bank account on Etsy!

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4. Masterworks – So, what are Masterworks? Well, I’m glad you asked! They are paperbacks made with all the original comic books in them. There are several volumes per hero and I’ve bought most of them. I love these! They were how my daughter learned to read and learned to love comic books. They are great for beginners who are wanting to learn about Comics and they are interested in origin stories. Totally worth the money, especially if you don’t have thousands of dollars to buy the original ones.

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3. Purses – Anyone who knows me knows I have become a shoe and purse girl since finding all kinds of cool Marvel and Star Wars stuff! And these are no exception! I love these and so will the geeky lady in your life! These are so cool I won’t even hold it against you if you buy the Ironman one. TEAM CAP! Sorry…

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2. Backpacks – And the number one thing to get this year for your comic book loving Super Hero? A backpack! I have R2D2 and BB8 but I need to get a Marvel one! Here are some great ones to choose from! I love the Spiderman one!!

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1.Red Chapter T-Shirts – Okay, I have to preface this my telling you The Red Chapter guys are friends of mine. I love them! I met them at San Diego Comic Con where I bought 6 of their shirts and then again and again over this last year at all the cons I went to. They are totally cool guys and their shirts are incredible! If you are looking for uniquely awesome shirts, check these guys out. Hulk, Avengers, Captian America, Deadpool, Spiderman, Dr. Strange, Punisher – you name it. They are the coolest around. (I did not get paid to say any of that BTW)

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And last but not least! The Best Ugly Comic Book Sweater of the year!

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Top Ten Gifts for Comic Book Fanatics

Welcome to my next Holiday Gift guide post!

ChristmasGeekery

So I love Marvel Comics! I love Hulk, Loki, Ghost Rider, Nightcrawler, Gambit and so many others! I get simply giddy when I get to search for new comic book items to add to my collection. Comic Con is my favorite family vacation. No, I’m not weird, I’m geeky. I went to five Comic Cons this last year and spoke at three of them. I had so much fun! This next year my kids and I are cosplaying as X-men and DC Comic Characters.

So here’s my favorite 10 top gifts for the Comic Book Fans!

10. Groot Pop – Okay so technically I think this should be the number one gift because I am absolutely in LOVE with Guardian’s of the Galaxy and more precisely, Groot! So this is the gift everyone should get and give and just flat out have in every room of the house to bring happiness and joy 🙂

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9. Night lights – I saw these a while back when I was at Target and thought they were so cool I was ready to buy them all and set them in my own room as night lights. Unfortunately, hubby said no. But you can have them in your house! Night lights! All in different Avenger Fashion!

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8. Marvel Coasters – One of the best things about the marvel movies is the food and drink. Guardians, Avengers, Ironman. Shwarma and Grog! So now when you’re getting ready for your favorite super heroes to come over you can save your table with these awesome coasters.

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7. Batman Diaper Bag – So it’s no surprise that I love Marvel, but there are plenty of great DC products too! I especially love their logos and can’t wait for the Suicide Squad movie in the works. So for all the new dads in your life who are busy taking care of their little ones but still want to be cool, here’s the ideal gift. A Batman Diaper Bag.

 

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6. Harley Quinn Sweater and Scarf – And who would Batman be, without the a villain? And Harley Quinn has turned out to be one of the new favorites among both men and women. But specifically for the ladies, here is a Harley Quinn infinity scarf and sweater.

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5. Leather Caps – Now this one I just HAD to do. Why? Because I got the beautiful Batman leather cap for myself at Comic Con last year and I absolutely love it! These leather caps are amazingly crafted and totally a must have.

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4. Comic Shoes – The only thing better than a Comic Book Purse is a Comic Book set of heels! And this lady has a TON of different heels and sneakers in her store. I could seriously spend every penny in my bank account at this place! She has Marvel, DC and soooo much more!

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3. Encyclopedias – So I do happen to have this next ones in my house as well. They are the best, funniest and most comprehensive books of Marvel or DC characters out there. And let’s face it, every comic book geek loves to show off their knowledge of how many obscure characters they know 🙂

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2. Aprons – So what do you get for the cook in your life who also loves comic books? How about a silly apron with the body of a superhero or villain? Because after all, they have the best bods out there.

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1. Backpacks – And the number one thing to get this year for your comic book loving Super Hero? A backpack! With the new Captain America Civil War movie on its way, now is the best time to pick a side. Are you Team Spark or Team Captain?

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And last but not least! The Best Ugly Comic Book Sweater I have EVER seen!

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Top Ten Things about WonderCon – Geeky Post

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I love Cons! I love them. I could live at them if it wasn’t for the ridiculous priced food! They have too many things to name that I love and two weeks ago in Anaheim was no exception. So here are the top ten things I loved about WonderCon.

10. The Feel – I know it sounds weird but the cons are a living breathing entity. The energy that flows through them is like blood. I’ve never seen anything but acceptance and fun. No hatred or anger, only good happy vibes.

9. The game area – This really should be higher on the list this year. In years past I’ve barely gone to the game area where you can try out games with other people at the con. But this year I had a booth and was unable to walk around much and my kids were with me. The game area was my Best Friend! They spent hours over there playing games together and with other people. It was Awesome!

8. The food trucks – Outside are some of the most fun food trucks I’ve ever seen. From foot long corn dogs and hot dogs named after Norse gods, to monster cookie sandwiches, you can find just about anything out there to eat.

7. The Panels – Now admittedly Wonder Con is much smaller than other cons, but the panels are still fun and informative. I like the more intimate nature of the panels at Wonder Con. You can learn a lot there. From Self Publishing to Cosplay, they have it all.

6. The Comic Books – There are HUGE booths with box after box of comics to look through. Now I have to say, the comic book guys were not as helpful as in years past, but still, they were there with almost every comic book you could imagine. But if any of you know where to get an Uncanny X-men Masterworks Vol. 3 for less than 50.00 please message me!

5. The Costumes – Cosplay have exploded in the last decade and at no place are they more fun than at cons. You can see everything from an albino butcher wearing a baby mask (that was totally terrifying) to the best Wolverine I’ve ever seen and a Loki and David Tennant that made me swoon.

4. The Ringtones – My Ringtone is The Imperial March. My Tweet Tone is R2D2. My text tone is “Hulk Smash!” And apparently those are the ringtones for every other person at the cons as well. I thought my phone rang a million times but nope, it was someone else. That made me smile to be amongst such amazing other people.

3. The Games – There are so many small independent game makers out there who don’t get enough notice. My friend Derak Morell who I shared a booth with. He created a board game called We Are Dead. You are Zombies at a mall and you eat people. Super cool! And the Sibling Troubles Game my kids played when they were in the game are. I love games and so seeing new games really sets me on fire.

2. The Artwork – The talent that surrounds a Con is unparalleled. From Marvel to DC to Dark Horse and everything in between. The independent artists are the life force behind the Cons. Unfortunately, big companies are throwing out C&D’s to every artist at the Cons now. It’s really sad. So this year the Marvel and Star Wars artwork was all but gone from the floor. But my daughter picked up some fun Supernatural artwork and I got a couple beautiful Hobbit prints.

1. The Corsets and Hats – Okay so this happens to be a personal passion of mine. Every time I go to a Con I get a new corset. Good corsets are hard to find and great ones, even more so. If you are going to buy a great leather corset that will last you decades, you have to try it on and be fitted. The only way to do that is to find a master corseteer. And you can find them at Cons. This year I got a new black and white leather corset and it’s AMAZING! There are also some amazing leather hat makers. You can get aviation hats, top hats, fascinators, fezzes and so much more. It rocks!

In 2 weeks I’m headed to Vegas for Wizard Con and in July to SD Comic Con and then Salt Lake Comic Con in September. So tell me, have you been to a Con? What’s your favorite one or favorite thing about them?

 

Top Ten Gifts for Comic Book Fanatics!

Welcome to my Tuesday Holiday Gift guide post!

So I love Marvel Comics! I love Hulk, Loki, Ghost Rider, Nightcrawler, Gambit and so many others! I get simply giddy when I get to search for new comic book items to add to my collection. Comic Con is my favorite family vacation. No, I’m not weird.

So here’s my favorite 10 top gifts for the Comic Book Fans!

10. Okay so technically I think this should be the number one gift because I am absolutely in LOVE with Guardian’s of the Galaxy and more precisely, Groot! So this is the gift everyone should get and give and just flat out have in every room of the house to bring happiness and joy 🙂

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9. I saw these a while back when I was at Target and thought they were so cool I was ready to buy them all and set them in my own room as night lights. Unfortunately, hubby said no. But you can have them in your house! Night lights! All in different Avenger Fashion!

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8. One of the best things about the marvel movies is the music. Guardians, Avengers, Ironman. All of them have great music and what better way to listen to that music than through a Marvel Rechargeable Speaker? They have several different ones, but Hulk’s my favorite, so I showed him here.

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7. So it’s no surprise that I love Marvel, but there are plenty of great DC products too! I especially love their logos and can’t wait for the Suicide Squad movie in the works. One of the best and most iconic symbols in the DC universe is none other than, the Bat Mobile!

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6. And who would Batman be, without the Joker? Everyone needs a good cookie jar! Why not have a sociopath giving your kids boundless smiles on the counter?

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5. Now this one I just HAD to do. Why? Because I got the beautiful Batman leather cap for myself at Comic Con last year and I absolutely love it!

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4. The only thing better than a Comic Book Purse is a Comic Book set of heels! And this lady has a TON of different heels in her store. I could seriously spend every penny in my bank account at this place! She has Marvel, DC and soooo much more!

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3. So I do happen to have this next one in my house as well. It is the best, funniest and most comprehensive book of Marvel or DC characters out there. And let’s face it, every comic book geek loves to show off their knowledge of how many obscure characters they know 🙂

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2. So what do you get for the cook in your life who also loves comic books? How about a silly apron with the body of a super hero?

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1. And the number one thing to get this year for your comic book loving Super Hero? Well, the thing that I’m getting my kids for Christmas. Another video game!

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And last but not least! The Best Ugly Comic Book Sweater I have EVER seen!

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