Pop Insider Editor-in-Chief Marissa DiBartolo stopped by ABC in Portland to show off some great stocking stuffer ideas for the pop culture geeks on your holiday shopping list. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the product notes below. For the holiday season’s geekiest gifts, be sure to check out Pop Insider’s Holiday Gift Guide.
MINI BOOKS (INSIGHT EDITIONS)
- Keep the captivating graphic art of the Harry Potter films close at hand with this miniature art book.
- From the classic pages of the Daily Prophet to the zany creations of Weasleys’ Wizards Wheezes, to the numerous textbooks, posters, and documents created for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, iconic pieces of graphic design filled the Harry Potter films.v
- One of a new line of palm-sized art books, this keepsake volume showcases the incredible graphic art of the Harry Potter films in a miniature format that fans will cherish.
- Keep Jane Austen’s signature wit right in your pocket with The Tiny Book of Jane Austen.
- In this delightfully tiny book, discover literary icon Jane Austen’s famous wit and wisdom. Whether delivering powerful dialogue through characters like Elizabeth Bennet and Emma Woodhouse or powerful sociopolitical commentary in her letters, Jane Austen has been dazzling readers with exceptional intelligence and humor for more than two centuries. The Tiny Book of Jane Austen is packed with memorable quotes from one of the most influential writers of all time and is perfect for every Jane Austen fan.
- MSRP: $9.99- $11.99
- Available: Target
KUZOS (FACTORY ENTERTAINMENT)
- The new proprietary line of pop-culture collectibles called KUZOS pronounced (Koo-zose).
- KUZOS are detailed die cast metal collectibles based on iconic movie and television characters and props. KUZOS are designed to provide pop culture fans with a wide range of high-quality officially licensed collectibles without stressing their budgets or available display space.
- The first wave of KUZOS will include iconic metal miniatures from the DC Extended Universe (Movies) and Game Of Thrones HBO series, available to order now.
- Every KUZO comes in a collector quality clam shell package.
- For a museum style impact, collectors can display their KUZOS™ collection in a custom-designed, multi-tiered glass and acrylic display case, available to pre-order now.
- KUZOS from Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Harry Potter and Star Trek will be released later in the year. Future waves will include The Beatles, The Lord of the Rings and many more!
- MSRP: $12
- Available: factoryent.com, Amazon
BOB’S BURGERS BENDEMS (SUNNY DAYS ENTERTAINMENT)
- Introducing Bob’s Burger Bendems, a must have for all fans and toy collectors.
- These poseable figures are intricately designed to mimic the characters from the iconic sitcom.
- Made of soft rubber, these malleable figures can be arranged in practically any position desirable.
- Act out scenes from your favorite show or pose for collector’s admiration. Collect the whole family – Gene, Tina, Louise, Linda, & Bob!
- Ages: 3+
- MSRP: $5.99
- Available: Amazon, Meijers, Kmart, Target, HEB, Kroger/Fred Meyer
SOCKS IN A CAN (FYE)
- These cans look like geeked out versions of soda, featuring your favorite characters from Rugrats, Spongebob, and more.
- Inside, a soft and cozy pair of character socks are waiting for you.
- Each pair fits most.
- MSRP: $9.99
- Available: FYE
LISA FRANK IPHONE AND IPAD CASES (CASETIFY)
- Like the ’90s, the Lisa Frank x CASETiFY collection was gone in a flash.
- Now, they’re introducing a final restock, including everyone’s favorite characters and the best-selling designs on all new devices like the iPhone 11 and Samsung devices.
- There are a few different motifs to choose from, all inspired by Frank’s iconic, colorful style.
- One case is customizable, with a space to write in your name, while others pay homage to the popular Lisa Frank sticker collections.
- To take things up a notch, there are also Glitter Cases and Neon Sand Liquid Cases available.
- Cover your laptop, smartphone, and smartwatches with these 90s-themed rainbow cases.
- MSRP: $25-$50
- Available: casetify.com
HARRY POTTER REPLICA JEWELRY (THE NOBLE COLLECTION)
- Flaunt your Harry Potter fandom with these replica jewelry pieces from The Noble Collection.
- Hermione Granger’s Red Crystal Necklace, as seen in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, features crystals, faceted glass, and freshwater pearls — and it’s gold plated.
- The 24 Karat gold Time-Turner is an authentic recreation of Hermione’s Time-Turner, and comes complete with a display stand.
- Xenophilius Lovegood’s Necklace is finely crafted with a rotating center. It Includes a 2-inch adjustable chain and a collector box.
- Finally, Salazar Slytherin’s Locket is the Horcrux seen throughout Harry Potter and the Dealthy Hallows Pt. 1. This authentic prop replica also includes a collector display box included.
- MSRP: $45-49
- Available: TheNobleCollection.com
MICROARCADE – SERIES 1 (SUPER IMPULSE)
- Measuring only 3.25 x 2 x .375 of an inch, MicroArcade is the ultimate travel game and easily fits in kids’ pockets.
- Each game comes with a full color screen, cool sound effects, and directional control buttons, with a micro USB charger included.
- MicroArcade Series 1 features Pac-Man, Tetris, and an Atari Combo Card including Missile Command and Centipede, plus a bonus surprise game all in one.
- The MicroArcade games play just like the iconic full-size arcade versions with hundreds of levels.
- Ages: 8+
- MSRP: $19.99 – $24.99
- Available: Gamestop, Paper Source, and Ron Jon Surf Shop
- In celebration of Batman’s 80th anniversary, YuMe Toys launched their new Batman DZNR Series (pronounced ‘Designer’), an exclusive line of specialty Batman chibi plush.
- Offering a fresh take on traditional plush, the Batman DZNR Series provides core Batman fans a high-quality, collectible line that pays tribute to the iconic Batman comic legacy, while also showcasing and celebrating more modern Batman designs that classic and new fans will appreciate.
- MSRP: $12.99-$22.99
- Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, FYE, Fred Myer, Best Buy, Calendar Club, EB Games, Hudson Bay, Mastermind Toys