With Black Friday in the rearview, we're now setting our sights on Christmas, and the Holiday season is finally here! As has become a tradition here on ComicBookMovie.com, we're back with our annual Gift Guide, and 2022's edition is packed full of new must-have essentials.
We appreciate times are tough this year, of course, and that's why this Gift Guide accommodates all manner of budgets for every type of person in your life, from family to friends (of all-ages).
Crucially, we've got hands-on with every single item listed below. Unlike other guides, you won't find sponsored items or flavour-of-the-month items that we've only seen in a press release; by getting to check these out, we can assure you that they're all fantastic and that those you're looking to buy for - even if it's yourself - will be really pleased.
So, take a closer look at our most must-have games, TV shows, toys, collectables, accessories, and books below...
Movies & TV Shows
There are a lot of great movies and TV shows available to buy this holiday season, so we're kicking this Gift Guide off with a closer look at some of our favourites. Like everything else in this Gift Guide, we've been hands-on with these and watched all of them.
From edge-of-your-seat dramas to action-packed sci-fi shows and even a little professional wrestling, there's a great selection here, no matter who you're buying for.
All the titles listed below are available from major retailers, and with plenty of Black Friday sales still going on, we'd recommend tracking these down now, especially if you're hunting for a bargain.
We kick things off with one of our favourite titles that's available from the Crunchyroll store, My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission...
When a sinister organization threatens to wipe out superhuman powers worldwide, Deku, Bakugo, and Todoroki have two hours to stop civilization’s collapse. But there’s still one problem: Deku’s on the nation’s most wanted list.
Billions Season 6 DVD
In season six of Billion, the dust clears to reveal a world that has evolved. With Axe (Damian Lewis) gone and Michael Prince (Corey Stoll) assuming his place, Chuck (Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Paul Giamatti) must develop a new strategy that is keener and more sophisticated than before.
All the players, from Wags (David Costabile) to Wendy (Maggie Siff), from Taylor (Asia Kate Dillon) to Sacker (Condola Rashad), and of course Senior (Jeffrey DeMunn), must sharpen their weapons and look for new alliances in order to survive. The ground is ever shifting and the stakes absolute in this 4-disc collection that includes every thrilling episode, along with an exclusive featurette and more. New king, new war, new rules.
Charmed: The Complete Series Blu-ray
When the Charmed Ones emerge as leaders in a new world, Macy (Madeleine Mantock), Mel (Melonie Diaz) and Maggie (Sarah Jeffery) struggle to balance romance and sisterhood while taking on threats in both magical and human worlds. Get in on all the magic as Charmed: The Complete Series comes to Blu-ray for first time ever in one complete collection, with all 72 episodes on 16 discs, plus gag reels, a deleted scene and featurette!
Dexter: New Blood Blu-ray Steelbook
Michael C. Hall returns to his Golden Globe-winning role as Dexter Morgan. The world at large believes Dexter died in a tragic boating accident, and in a way the world at large isn't wrong. Far from the life he knew, living under a false name in the small town of Iron Lake, NY, he's successfully tamped down his Dark Passenger for nearly 10 years.
With a normal job and a Chief of Police girlfriend, it seems he's got life under control – until his son shows up and turns his world upside down. Rattled, Dexter yields to his homicidal urges and soon finds himself on a collision course with a very dangerous local. Jennifer Carpenter and Golden Globe winner John Lithgow also return to reprise their iconic roles as Debra Morgan and the infamous Trinity Killer.
Dexter: The Complete Series & Dexter: New Blood DVD Box Set
All eight seasons of the award-winning television series are now available in this one-of-a-kind Blu-ray collection! Starring Michael C. Hall in his Golden Globe-winning role as Dexter Morgan, a serial killer with his own twisted sense of justice. Don't miss a single thrilling episode of the shocking drama that broke all the rules and changed television forever!
Halo Season 1 Blu-ray & 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook
After years of human civil war and growing political unrest, mankind's very future is threatened when our outermost colonies intrude upon the sacred worlds of the Covenant – a fanatical powerful alliance of alien species. As the Covenant destroys world after human world – only one soldier slows their advance –a cybernetically enhanced "Spartan" supersoldier, the Master Chief. But as the incredible mystery of the Covenant's true ambition, and the secrets of his own enigmatic past converge, then he will have to decide if humanity is a cause worth saving.
Ray Donovan: The Complete Series DVD
Ray Donovan has seen it all, handled it all, and buried every shady little secret the rich and powerful could throw at him. As a preeminent fixer to the stars, Ray knows where the bodies are buried from L.A. to New York to Boston and everywhere in between. He’s the kind of hero who gets his hands dirty, but every hero has his weak spot. Ray has the Donovans.
If he’s going to outrun his family’s past and save them from themselves, Ray will have to confront the deep-rooted scars that made him what he is today – the guy who will never, ever back down when you need him most. Experience all 82 unforgettable episodes and over two hours of special features of the award-winning drama.
Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2 Blu-ray
Developed by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty, Solar Opposites), season two of the Emmy-nominated series, Star Trek: Lower Decks is bigger, funnier and Star Trekkier than ever before. Follow the adventures of our favorite Starfleet support crew in the U.S.S. Cerritos as they deal with changes in group dynamics, chasing promotions, and tons of sci-fi missions.
This 2-Disc DVD includes every hilarious episode of season two, along with over 1-hour of special features, including featurettes, animatics, commentaries and much more! Also features guest appearances by Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek: The Next Generation, William T. Riker) and Robert Duncan McNeill (Star Trek: Voyager, Tom Paris).
Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Blu-ray
Includes over 90 minutes of exclusive special features! The legendary Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) and his crew embark on a bold and exciting new journey into the unknown: Los Angeles, 2024. Trapped in an alternate reality by Q (John de Lancie), Picard must enlist friends both old and new to confront the perils of 21st century Earth in a desperate race against time to save the galaxy’s future – and face the ultimate trial from one of his greatest foes.
Starring Alison Pill, Brent Spiner, Michelle Hurd, Santiago Cabrera and Jeri Ryan, this 3-disc collection includes every thrilling episode and over 90 minutes of never-before-seen special features, including exclusive interview footage with Patrick Stewart.
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series
Enter another dimension with Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg’s modern reimagining of the classic TV series. Hosted by Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Jordan Peele and featuring an all-star cast, this complete anthology series box set will take you on a mind-bending voyage filled with endless possibilities. Experience all 20 episodes of contemporary, socially conscious storytelling and journey behind the scenes with exclusive special features, including featurettes, deleted scenes, gag reels and more!
The War of the Worlds (1953) 4K Ultra HD + When Worlds Collide Blu-ray Collector's Edition
Two of the most iconic science fiction epics from Paramount Pictures come together in one out-of-this-world double feature from producer George Pal. Making its 4K UHD debut, The War Of The Worlds is an Oscar-winning adaptation of the chilling H.G. Wells novel. Then, get ready for impending disaster when a runaway star signals the destruction of Earth in When Worlds Collide, included on Blu-ray remastered from the original film elements. Both are essential Technicolor masterpieces from the Golden Age of Hollywood, delivering eye-popping visual effects.
This collector's edition includes The War of the Worlds (1953) 4K UHD, When Worlds Collide Blu-ray, 8 photo cards, 5 art cards and 2 magnets.
WWE Clash at the Castle Blu-ray
WWE returns to the U.K. for its first major stadium event since SummerSlam 1992, 30 years ago, with WWE Clash at the Castle. Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns battles to keep his throne against number one contender Drew McIntyre. In a match filled with WWE's heaviest hitters, Sheamus goes head-to-head with Gunther for the Intercontinental Championship.
SmackDown Women's Champion Live Morgan fights to keep her winning ways alive against "The Submission Magician" Shayna Baszler. Damage CTRL (Bayley, Iyo Sky, and Dakota Ka) takes on Bianca Belair, Asuka, and Alexa Bliss in Six-Woman Tag Team action. In a heated grudge match, Matt Riddle faces Seth "Freakin" Rollins. Edge teams up with Mysterio to exact their revenge on The Judgment Day.
Your Honor Season 1 DVD
Well-respected New Orleans judge Michael Desiato's (Bryan Cranston) teenaged son Adam (Hunter Doohan) is responsible for a hit-and-run accident that leaves a young man dead. And when he discovers the victim's father is a powerful mob boss, Desiato will face the ultimate crisis of conscience as he attempts to cover up Adam's involvement in the incident. Riveting 10-part Showtime limited series also stars Hope Davis, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Isiah Whitlock, Jr.10 episodes on 3 discs.
DreamWorks Dragons: Legends of the Nine Realms
Players will be able to unleash their inner dragon in this single player action-adventure game, which is inspired by the DreamWorks Animation original series DreamWorks Dragons: The Nine Realms.
Fans will be able to venture beyond the Hidden World and immerse themselves in a whole new world of dragons, and soar and dive through five unexplored realms as one of a new generation of dragons - Plowhorn, Wu & Wei, Feathers, and Thunder - on an epic quest to save Thunder’s family.
Players will need to unlock special abilities and use their tails, claws, and breath to defeat fearsome foes. Levelling up the dragons’ speed, strength and intelligence will be necessary to build the ultimate hero dragon and defeat the gigantic bosses that stand in the way of rescuing Thunder’s family. The future of Night Lights and all dragonkind depends on it!
Why We Love It: One of DreamWorks' most underrated franchises, the opportunity to explore this Dragons world through a video game is one we've welcomed, and it's as much fun as those fantastic movies. You can more details on this one at OutrightGames.com.
F1 Manager 2022
Make your mark on Formula 1 in the officially licensed F1 Manager 2022. Be the boss of your chosen constructor and pick from a roster of 2022 drivers and staff. Featuring full F1 licensing and true-to-life presentation, you won’t just play F1 Manager 2022 – you’ll live it.
Why We Love It: Whether you're a longtime F1 fan or discovered it through Netflix's Drive to Survive, this game will allow you to manage your own team and experience this racing world as a team boss, taking charge of living legends like Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel. Read more about the game on the official website.
Gotham Knights Collector's Edition
Gotham Knights is a brand-new open-world, third-person action RPG featuring the Batman Family as players step into the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin, a new guard of trained DC Super Heroes who must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death.
An expansive, criminal underworld has swept through the streets of Gotham, and it is now up to these new heroes to protect the city, bring hope to its citizens, discipline to its cops and fear to its criminals. Players must save Gotham from descent into chaos and reinvent themselves into their own version of the Dark Knight.
The Collector's Edition includes the Deluxe Edition of Gotham Knights (PS5, XSX, PC), Augmented Reality pin, Original LEDBook Packaging and 16-page Mediabook, Gotham City map, an exclusive Gotham Knights diorama inspired by Jim Lee (with an authentication certificate), and exclusive in-game content.
Why We Love It: What is there not to love about this? The collectables alone would be an essential purchase for DC fans, but to get a diorama featuring Nightwing, Batgirl, Red Hood, and Robin simply makes this an even bigger must-have. The jaw-dropping Collector’s Edition is available on Amazon and other major retailers.
Jurassic World Evolution 2
Jurassic World Evolution 2 introduces a compelling new narrative campaign set after the earth-shattering events of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, features top film talent reprising their iconic roles, and awe-inspiring new dinosaurs, including flying and marine reptiles. With expanded construction options, diverse new locations, more customisation choices, and the all-new Chaos Theory mode, the result is an even bigger, better Jurassic World game.
Why We Love It: While we wait and see what the future holds in store for the Jurassic World franchise on the big screen, the fact we're able to continue exploring this world in such a remarkable way is exciting on a number of levels, and we've had hours of fun with this one. You can visit the game's official website here.
Stranded Alien Dawn
Brave a new world in Stranded: Alien Dawn, a planet survival sim placing the fate of a small marooned group in your hands. Forge your story through compelling and immersive strategic gameplay as you make vital decisions to protect your survivors from starvation, disease, extreme weather and more.
From basic camps to fortified bases, create a stronghold to defend the survivors from attacks by alien creatures that roam an expansive and deadly alien world. Experience an epic and unpredictable journey.
Why We Love It: Games like this are always fun, but Stranded: Alien Dawn really ups the ante and delivers something really special along the way. Make sure to head over to the game's website to learn more.
Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters
Lead humanity’s greatest weapon, the Grey Knights, in this fast-paced turn-based tactical RPG. Root out and purge a galaxy-spanning plague in a cinematic, story-driven campaign, using the tactics and talents of your own personalised squad of Daemonhunters.
Why We Love It: This iconic franchise is still going strong, and while we'd kill for a movie, games like this one continue to hit the spot. Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters is a real gem, and a good starting point for newcomers to the series. Learn more about the game here.
E.T. Light Years From Home Board Game
Inspired by the beloved film, E.T. The Extra- Terrestrial: Light Years From Home is a cooperative board game where players work together, taking on the roles of Elliot, Michael, Greg and Gertie and racing against time to gather parts for E.T. to make a communicator to signal his home planet. The kids must avoid federal agents who are chasing them, find all the parts for the communicator and get E.T. to the forest clearing in time to meet the mothership – before his heart light fades!
Why We Love It: Christmas is always a good time to revisit the classic that is E.T., and Funko's latest adventure game will give you the opportunity to relive that movie in new and unexpected ways. It's an absolute blast, and can be tracked down at Target.
Jurassic World: The Legacy of Isla Nublar Board Game
A game 65 million years in the making! An all-new, original legacy game experience from Prospero Hall which spans from the inception of Jurassic Park through the entire epic franchise. Play through 12 thrilling adventures in which you’ll customize an entirely unique game board and breed new dinosaurs you cannot unmake. Your team’s fateful choices will have a lasting impact, creating your own Isla Nublar story. Your experience will culminate in an endlessly replayable game of your own creation.
Why We Love It: Another board game from Funko, this one offers a whole host of ways to play, ensuring you'll be able to revisit it multiple times through the holiday season and beyond. This is more than just a board game; it's an experience. You can find it over at Amazon.
It's the classic card game you know, themed to Minions: The Rise of Gru! Each card in this colorful UNO deck features images of kid-favorite characters from the highly anticipated Minions sequel. Just like in classic UNO, match cards by color or number in a race to deplete your hand. Includes a special Minions-themed rule and Action Card, exclusive to this deck!
Why We Love It: The Minions franchise remains as beloved as ever, but we could have never guessed Gru's adorable underlings would find themselves in the world of Uno. It works brilliantly, though, and fans will need to head to Amazon or Walmart for this fun take on the game.
noblechairs ICON Gaming Chair Fallout Nuka-Cola Quantum Edition
There is nothing better than a Nuka-Cola Quantum and as soon as you sit down in the first special edition of our ICON, you can feel it for yourself. Just as a Quantum bottle is an eye-catcher out in the Wasteland, the gorgeous blue and purple color scheme of the chair will enrich your gaming rig day and night. The luminescent stitching on the back makes it as rare as the cherished drink and will take you through a tour of Nuka-World.
noblechairs standards make for an unmistakable combination of aesthetics, luxurious materials and absolute comfort. It is due in no small part to the industrially automated precision manufacturing, with the end result being an unparalleled blend of flawless craftsmanship that helps to make the noblechairs seated experience a joy.
Why We Love It: The Fallout franchise remains one of the most iconic in all of video game-dom, and if you're a fan, we know you're familiar with Nuka-Cola Quantum. This gaming chair borrows its design from the iconic brand and is, quite honestly, among the coolest items featured here. We adore these chairs (they're seriously high quality and unbelievably comfortable), and previously got to take a look at the amazing Spider-Man edition. This one, however, can be found here.
noblechairs Memory Foam Pillow Fallout Nuka-Cola Quantum Edition
Take your noblechairs ICON Fallout Nuka-Cola Quantum Edition gaming chair to the next level with a matching pillow set. The noblechairs Pillow Set Fallout Nuka-Cola Quantum Edition features a lumbar and neck pillow, both adorned with that iconic Nuka-Cola Quantum style. Their plush cover and dense memory foam core will provide enhanced comfort during your travels through the nuclear fallout.
Why We Love It: An excellent visual addition to the gaming chair above, why not increase your comfort with this matching pillow set? Presented in style, this is a great gift if you're on a budget and a great buy, even if you don't have the matching chair to go with it. Pick up this accessory now at Overclockers.
Streamplify STARTER Bundle Including MIC TRIPOD, CAM, & LIGHT 10
Start your streaming career right with Streamplify. This Starter Bundle includes everything you need to streaming high-quality gaming content. It includes the MIC TRIPOD, CAM, and LIGHT 10, all from the Streamplify Range.
Why We Love It: Ever wondered why our exclusive interviews have started looking and sounding considerably better in recent months? Well, you can thank this superb starter bundle; with it, we've really been able to up the ante in terms of picture and sound, ensuring we look (almost) as good as those Hollywood A-Listers. This essential set - which is an absolute bargain - can be found here.
Ducky One 3 Classic Fullsize USB RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Cherry Red
The One 3 series features Ducky's all new QUACK Mechanics design philosophy which focuses on achieving best-in-class aesthetics, hotswap functionality, sound dampening, stabilizers, and more The case for the One 3 maintains a low profile while allowing for a variety of color combinations with its unique 3-layer design. Enjoy the best acoustics you'll find in a prebuilt thanks to the One 3's silicone plate dampener and EVA foam case dampener.
Why We Love It: If you're a PC gamer - or you guys write a lot of articles - then a good keyboard is essential. This just so happens to be a great one, and if you think this looks epic, head over to Overclockers right now as they have an awesome selection to choose from.
Endgame Gear XM1r USB Optical esports Performance Gaming Mouse
The XM1r is a refresh of the popular XM1 series of gaming mice and the latest innovation from Endgame Gear. The XM1r offers user-requested features and improvements and is engineered for maximum performance to ensure an utmost accurate and responsive gaming experience.
Why We Love It: A gaming mouse can make all the difference when you're in the midst of a high-pressure battle, for example, and the XM1r will make sure you're quicker than, well, everyone you square off with. Check out this fantastic mouse at Overclockers' website.
Toys & Collectibles
Black Adam 12" Action Figure
Create your own epic Black Adam adventures with the 12-inch Black Adam Action Figures! Each action figure features 11 points of articulation, incredible details, and authentic Black Adam movie-styling! Bring your favorite Black Adam characters home – including Black Adam, Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher and Cyclone (each sold separately).
Together, they stand side-by-side to take down evil and bring order to society. Collect them all and use your imagination to create your own Super Hero and Super Villain adventures.
Why We Love It: Black Adam was a movie that definitely pushed the boundaries of its PG-13 rating, but for the young DC fan in your life, this action figure is a great way to familiarise them with Dwayne Johnson's anti-hero. Find yours at Amazon.
DC Direct Statue: Black Adam By Jim Lee
Hailed as the slave who became Champion, the mortal Teth-Adam was bestowed the powers of the gods, transforming into a fearsome superpowered being at the utterance of a single magic word: SHAZAM. He freed his people from the king of Kahndaq before grief over the loss of his family turned to cold fury, and he was entombed for his vengeful actions. Nearly 5,000 years later, Black Adam is freed from his slumber and finds himself in a world he does not recognize. Now he must try to see himself not as Kahndaq’s destroyer, but its saviour.
Highly detailed figure stands approximately 12"; made of PVC plastic; figure based on Jim Lee’s artwork of Black Adam from the upcoming movie; packaged in window box packaging with Jim Lee’s rendition of Black Adam from the upcoming movie.
Why We Love It: If you're looking to treat yourself or a slightly older Black Adam fan, we can't recommend this figure highly enough. A stunning display piece for a reasonable price, it brings that gorgeous Jim Lee concept art to life in a way that's nothing short of perfect. This electrifying statue is currently available at Amazon as well.
Project Rock Black Adam Graphic Short Sleeve
Project Rock training gear was built to help you find boundaries, then push right through them. Everything in this collection was personally approved by Dwayne Johnson, the hardest worker in the room. ANY room.
Why We Love It: Endorsed by The Rock himself, this "Project Rock" t-shirt is a great way to celebrate your Black Adam fandom in style. Boasting a simple logo design, it's a terrific product and one that any DC lover will surely appreciate. Pick up your t-shirt at Under Armour.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 40th Anniversary Ornament
Be good and give E.T. a very special home when you add this Christmas tree ornament to your holiday decorating. The beloved extra-terrestrial who discovered the joy of Earth candy and the friendship of human children has tugged on heartstrings for generations of fans. Press the button to see his chest glow red and hear iconic phrases spoken by Elliott's alien friend. Fans of the timeless film will love to ensure that E.T. will always be right here each year.
Why We Love It: How freaking cute is this? As well as lighting up, the adorable decoration boasts a number of iconic phrases said by the title alien in E.T. (and, unlike some similar decorations, they sound crystal clear). We were majorly impressed, and Hallmark is where you'll be able to nab this must-have ornament.
Air Titans Jurassic World Massive Attack Inflatable T-Rex RC
The new Air Titans Jurassic World Massive Attack T-Rex R/C is stomping its way towards you! This inflatable remote control dinosaur fully inflates in 20 seconds and is over 6 feet long!
This massive T-Rex is on the move and is brought to life with over a dozen sound effects! Trigger the attack mode that temporarily gives the power back to the T. Rex to thrash and stomp its way through.
Features a rechargeable battery to charge back up and roar back to life! Comes with easy storage package. Inflatable T-Rex RC comes out from the packaging box by using the controller. T-Rex RC can inflate and deflate, move forward and backward, spin and dance with the sound effects.
Why We Love It: Admit it, you grew up dreaming of getting your hands on something like this, right? This massive dinosaur inflates in seconds and stands at a roar-some six feet tall, but the fun really begins when you take control of the T-Rex. It boasts countless features and looks amazing in action, making it the perfect gift for your children...or any big kid in your life. You can pick this one up at Amazon and Walmart.
Jurassic World Dominion: Real FX Baby Blue Dinosaur
Whether you are 7 or 70 if you are a fan of the Jurassic World film franchise then Real FX Baby Blue is the must-have item for your collection. Real FX Baby Blue is a baby Velociraptor dinosaur that comes alive in your arms ready for your nurturing and protection. Movie-scale 'life size' baby dinosaur, Baby Blue has a built-in Real FX pistol grip controller mechanism concealed by an authentic Rangers handling glove! The controller allows you to bring Baby Blue to life in multiple ways.
This full scale baby dinosaur comes to life in your hand like no remote control toy ever could! Billed by the manufacturer Wow! Stuff as 'the most realistic baby dinosaur outside of the real thing’, Real FX Baby Blue bites, lunges, growls, roars, purrs and protects its owner. Multiple skin sensors and Wow! Stuff’s Real FX functionality including more than 20 sounds directly from Blue in the Jurassic World movies brings Real FX Baby Blue to life like no toy dinosaur ever created!
Why We Love It: It's available now from Walmart.
Ferocious Bite Flatware & Stegosaurus Plate
Each piece from Accompany is a testament to legacies reimagined. Each is hand printed by a small group of artisans in rural India that creates modern objects using traditional techniques, and is committed to creating opportunities for local craftspeople. Each object was crafted by skilled artisans of Sasha, a nonprofit fairtrade network which supports over 5,000 craftspeople from marginalized communities across India, over 70% of whom are women.
Why We Love It: A unique talking point at any dinner party, this Jurassic World-themed plate and flatware definitely stands out from the crowd and is a fun stocking filler. As you can read above, they also have a fascinating backstory, so you'll be supporting an important, awesome cause too. Be sure to check out the full Jurassic World x Accompany collection right here.
LEGO Brick-built Minions and their Lair
A creative building set that lets Minions fans build their favorite Minion character; Kids can build both Kevin and Stuart, and then rebuild Kevin into Bob. Once the character is built, the fun goes on; Kids will love seeing the eyes turn, then they can explore the intricate room playset inside, using the fun accessories to create their own Minion stories. Inspired by the upcoming Minions: The Rise of Gru movie, kids can explore kung fu with Bob, build inventions with Kevin or let Stuart take a nap in his bedroom.
Why We Love It: LEGO is no longer just for kids, and while this set is one that's aimed at all ages, we're sure you'll agree these would make as great a display piece as they would a toy for younger fans of the Minions franchise. You can buy this one at Amazon.
LEGO Jurassic World: Giganotosaurus & Therizinosaurus Attack
Jurassic World Dominion fans can relive epic movie action with the awesome Giganotosaurus & Therizinosaurus Attack (76949) toy playset.
A cool gift for trendsetting kids who love dinosaurs, it features 2 new posable toy dinosaur figures, a buildable HQ with a detailed lab, a garage for the all-terrain buggy, an observation tower with collapsing platform function, a helicopter with spinning rotors and a cargo compartment.
This premium-quality set for ages 9 and up includes 6 Minifigures - Owen Grady, Claire Dearing, Dr. Alan Grant with an amber fossil element, Dr. Ellie Sattler, Kayla Watts and Dr. Henry Wu - to bring children’s stories to life.
Why We Love It: The rise in popularity of the Jurassic World franchise in recent years has ensured LEGO has come up with all manner of sets. This one stands out from the crowd due to both an impressive range of Minifigures and a tonne of different play options. Dinosaurs versus a helicopter? We're in. You can find this set at Amazon, Target, and Walmart.
The Office: Pocket Pop! Advent Calendar
Commemorate and collect some of your favorite memories and coworkers from The Office with the Funko The Office Advent Calendar. Which character will you get each day? Maybe you'll find Dwight or Jim, there's 24 awesome Pocket Pop vinyl figures to open up! Vinyl figures range in height, depending on character, from approximately 1.5-inches to 2.25-inches tall.
Why We Love It: December 1 is nearly here, but it's not too late to track this advent calendar down at any number of major retailers. Based on the hit TV series, The Office, there are all manner of Pocket Pops to discover across a 24-day period, and some hilarious, Easter Egg-filled surprises along the way. This is a must-have for any fan of the show.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Ultimate Visual History
Documenting the complete history of E.T., the book explores Spielberg’s initial inspiration for the story, the challenging shoot, and the record-breaking success, as well as the film’s endurance, examining the merchandising it inspired and the reasons E.T. holds a permanent place in the hearts of movie fans the world over.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Ultimate Visual History features exclusive interviews with key members of the creative team, including cast and crew. Filled with visual treasures, the book also includes rare and never-before-seen imagery from the Amblin Entertainment archives, including on-set photography, concept art, and storyboards, plus a wealth of removable insert items, such as annotated script pages, studio memos, preliminary sketches, and more.
Why We Love It: This unforgettable movie remains as beloved as ever, but even if you think you're an expert on all things E.T., trust us when we say this book has heaps of fascinating new pieces of intel inside. Packed full of brand-new, never-before-seen content, it ranks among our favourite gift ideas in 2022. If this sounds good to you, check out the book at Amazon and Target.
Gotham Knights: The Official Collector's Compendium
Gotham Knights is the eagerly anticipated action role-playing game set in a dynamic, open-world Gotham City. Players take on the role of four playable characters: Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin—each with their own unique style of combat and abilities—in their quest to protect Gotham.
This immersive Collector’s Compendium is the perfect companion for the dangerous streets of Gotham City. Go beyond the game with behind-the-scenes interviews with the Warner Bros. Games Montréal team, stunning concept sketches, renders, and illustrations, along with insider details on Gotham’s secret history and the elusive Court of Owls.
Featuring detailed maps, in-depth character tactics, and expert strategy for facing the city’s most nefarious Super-Villains, this compendium gives you everything necessary to be the Super Hero Gotham City needs.
Why We Love It: Gotham Knights is a game we've had a lot of fun delving into, and this book is an ideal way to continue exploring that world once the credits roll. Full of concept art and fascinating details about the title, any gamer will want to find this under the Christmas tree this year. Pick up your copy today at Amazon.
The Imagineering Story: The Official Biography of Walt Disney Imagineering
The highly acclaimed Disney+ documentary series, "The Imagineering Story," is now a book that greatly expands the award-winning filmmaker Leslie Iwerks' narrative of the fascinating history of Walt Disney Imagineering.
The entire legacy of WDI is covered from day one through future projects with never-before-seen access and insights from people both on the inside and on the outside. Walt Disney called Imagineering "the blending of creative imagination with technical know-how."
From Disneyland, U.S.A. to Shanghai Disneyland, the technologically advanced artisans and imaginative storytellers known as the Imagineers have created entire worlds of Disney magic. Now-as told to Leslie Iwerks, herself part of a Disney Dynasty- these Disney park designers reveal their secrets.
Why We Love It: Even if you're only a casual Disney fan, chances are you'll be somewhat familiar with Imagineering. Imagineers are responsible for dreaming up all the amazing things we see in the Disney Parks, and Leslie Iwerks' book offers unprecedented access to that usually very secretive world. There are even chapters devoted to Marvel and Star Wars! It's available at major retailers, including Amazon, Target and Walmart.
Jurassic Park: The Ultimate Visual History
Jurassic World: The Ultimate Visual History delivers a comprehensive look at the making of the first hit film, as well as its thrilling sequels Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Jurassic World: Dominion. Through rare and never-before-seen imagery and exclusive interviews with key creatives, this deluxe volume explores the entire creative process, from the films’ stunning dinosaur designs to the epic location shoots and the creation of the films' incredible visual effects.
Fans will also discover a fascinating look at the wider world of the saga, including the Netflix animated series Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, video games, toys, theme park attractions, and more. Unearth the story behind the making of the Jurassic World trilogy with this definitive collector's book, a must-have for fans of the action-packed saga.
Why We Love It: Like the E.T. book mentioned above, this Visual History of Jurassic World is crammed full of new reveals, content, and photos that will surprise even the most hardcore fans. The trilogy has taken this series to a lot of very unexpected places, and this is a gift that explores all of that and more in a way that will keep you hooked from start to finish. Be sure to hunt this one down at Amazon.
Jurassic World: The Official Cookbook
Inspired by the blockbuster franchise, this official in-world cookbook takes you straight to Isla Nublar and serves up some mighty meals paying homage to the T. rex, Velociraptors, and several other unforgettable dinosaurs from Jurassic World.
Designed to look like an in-world souvenir sold at the park, this colorful cookbook features approachable at-home recipes for treats and dishes that celebrate the different regions of the iconic park and the miraculous dinosaurs that live there.
Filled with real-world dinosaur facts, data, and bursting with gorgeous photography, Jurassic World: The Official Cookbook is the perfect cookbook for fans of the Jurassic World franchise and dinosaur lovers everywhere.
Why We Love It: Designed to look like a book you would find in the Jurassic World theme park, this fabulous stocking filler will leave a smile on the face of any fan...and you'll probably be pretty happy when they create some of the inventive recipes inside too! You can cook up a feast fit for a dinosaur this holiday season by picking this one up at Amazon, Target, and Walmart.