Pop Insider Associate Editor Maddie Michalik stopped by Better CT with a load of geeky gift ideas for Father’s Day (June 17, don’t forget it!). From Thor’s hammer that opens into a tool box for the handy dad, to an R2-D2 French Press for the coffee guzzling pop and a Game of Thrones beer brewed for Tyrion Lannister for the HBO daddio. Check out the products below and you might even want to snag a few for yourself.


MARVEL THOR HAMMER TOOL SET (THINKGEEK)

  • This 44 piece tool set includes a hammer, tape measure, level, screwdriver, wrench, utility knife, six inch pliers, and more.
  • The tools are contained in a case that is molded to look like Thor’s hammer.
  • Tools measure in both metric and imperial units.
  • It is the perfect tool kit for a first kit, or a handy spare set for emergencies.
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: thinkgeek.com

STAR WARS R2-D2 COFFEE PRESS (THINKGEEK)

  • Let R2 help you navigate your mornings more successfully with this Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press. Put your grounds and boiling water in his glass body, brew for a few minutes, plunge, and he’ll serve up 32 ounces of piping hot coffee.
  • This coffee press is made of BPA-free plastic, has a glass body, and features a stainless steel filter assembly.
  • The press has been through a series of stress tests  to ensure quality morning coffee for a long time.
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Available: thinkgeek.com

OREGON TRAIL HANDHELD GAME (BASIC FUN)

  • Learn about the realities of 19th-century pioneer life on the oregon trail – one of the most successful computer games of all time!
  • Choose your profession and your traveling companions, then set out on the trek from Independence, Missouri to Oregon’s Willamette Valley circa 1848.
  • Fill your covered wagon with supplies and prepare to cross rivers and Mountain ranges along the way.
  • Monitor your traveling pace, supplies and the health of your party closely to make sure everyone arrives safely and to avoid the dreaded message “you have died of dysentery.”
  • MSRP: $24.99
  • Available: Target

MINI ARCADE GAMES (BASIC FUN)

  • The most popular arcade games from decades past have reemerged in a miniature size! Mini Arcade Games feature authentic game play and nostalgic appeal, with retro-styling and sounds just like you remember!
  • The collection includes favorites such as Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Q*Bert, Centipede, and Frogger, and new for Spring 2018, is Joust and Rampage!
  • In Joust, maneuver your knight on his flying ostrich to avoid and skewer enemy knights, before they get you! Collect eggs to earn points along the way!
  • In Rampage, Smash cities and topple buildings with George, Lizzie and Ralph – but don’t let the soldiers and helicopters take you down! Rampage features a high-resolution screen.
  • All Mini Arcade Games feature a Joystick and buttons that work just like the original.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99 for Rampage (only available at Walmart), $17.99 for others
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

STAR WARS/MARVEL BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS (EKIDS)

  • Your favorite Marvel or Star Wars character is now your way to musical entertainment.
  • Wirelessly connect your Bluetooth device and enjoy high-quality sound that’s out of this world!
  • These speakers have a built-in rechargeable battery, and a supplied cable for both charging, and connecting to an audio source.
  • The device also plays audio from devices equipped with a headphone jack.
  • MSRP: $27.99-$48.99
  • Available: Amazon, Kohls, Best Buy

HARRY POTTER TV REMOTE CONTROL WAND (THE NOBLE COLLECTION)

  • Magically control any IR device with a flick of the wrist.
  • Universal Remote Wand operates with any IR device, including TVs, Blu-ray players, and speakers.
  • You can program up to 9 gestures, meaning you can swish and flick to change the channel any way you please.
  • Remote comes complete with collector box and comprehensive instructions.
  • MSRP: $49.00
  • Available: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, noblecollection.com

GAME OF THRONES SEASON ONE 3K UHD DISC (HBO)

  • Includes all existing bonus features from the original Season 1 release – including the award-winning animated Histories & Love – in HD, as well as a Digital HD copy.
  • Comes with eye-catching new key art featuring the iconic Iron Throne, paying homage to the central struggle of the series.
  • Season 1 is the #1 Selling TV on DVD/Blu-ray title in major territories throughout the world over the past 5 years.
  • Brighter, deeper and more lifelike colors via Dolby Vision HDR technology.
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Walmart

GAME OF THRONES HAND OF THE QUEEN OMMEGANG BREWERY BEER (OMMEGANG/HBO)

  • The first of four beers in the collection!
  • The Hand of the Queen, is a big, bold barleywine brewed for Tyrion Lannister.
  • Each beer in this collection will be brewed and blended with ingredients selected to match the character and temperament of the chosen hero, designed and brewed as Brewery Ommegang’s interpretation of what a royal brewer might brew for his or her noble master.
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Most liquor stores

WORLD’S FINEST: THE COLLECTION DC COMICS SUBSCRIPTION BOX (CULTUREFLY)

  • This subscription service is called, “World’s Finest: The Collection”. It brings caped crusaders directly to you.
  • Made up of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, their membership inflates and contracts around each new threat, but the core line-up is known as the Big Seven: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg.
  • The box comes loaded with incredible apparel, premium accessories and an exclusive 1/12th scale vinyl.
  • You sign up for World’s Finest: the Collection, they fill each box with limited edition collectibles, apparel, and more, then they deliver it right to your door!
  • MSRP: $43.99-$48.99 per box
  • Available: CultureFly

GAME OF THRONES SUBSCRIPTION BOX (CULTUREFLY)

  • Winter is here! Announcing the only officially licensed Game of Thrones subscription box!
  • Each premium box will deliver over $100 worth of EXCLUSIVE collectibles, apparel, accessories, and more directly to your door every quarter.
  • Each box is packed with premium, exclusive, limited edition Game of Thrones collectibles, apparel, and more.
  • MSRP: $45.99-$49.99 per box
  • Available: CultureFly

 


NICKELODEON SUBSCRIPTION BOX (CULTUREFLY)

  • The Nick box is a Subscription service that will bring some of your most memorable Nickelodeon experiences right to your door!
  • Each box is filled with nostalgic goodies that you will treasure like vinyl toys, plush, apparel, household collectables and much more!
  • Each quarter they bring you a different theme loaded with exclusive items that can only be found at The Nick Box.
  • Their recurring Quarterly plan ships four boxes to you every year (one box every three months). Your payment method will automatically be billed every quarter.
  • Their recurring Annual Plan ships four boxes to you every year (one box every three months). Your payment method will automatically be re-billed after all four boxes ship.
  • MSRP: $45.99-$49.99 per box
  • Available: CultureFly

NINTENDO GAMEBOY ALARM CLOCK (PALADONE)

  • Wake up to memories of your favorite Nintendo characters, every morning. Enjoy the perfect start to every day and never be late for your next adventure!
  • You can change the time using the console’s buttons on the front, and set the alarm with ease. Sleep easy knowing you’ll be up in time for anything!
  • Wake up to memories of your favorite Nintendo characters, like Mario, Donkey Kong and more, as this fabulous clock plays the official Super Mario Land theme tune when the alarm sounds, offering pure nostalgia for lovers of the franchise.
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon

NINTENDO GAMEBOY COOKIE MUG (PALADONE)

  • Take a break from gaming and enjoy a cuppa along with a tasty cookie or biscuit with this stylish Game Boy Cookie Mug. The perfect gift for gamers, this ceramic mug features the iconic Game Boy design as well as a nicely placed pocket where you can store your cookie.
  • First introduced to the gaming world in 1989 (1990 in Europe), Nintendo’s Game Boy revolutionised portable gaming. Instantly becoming a hit across the world, selling over 118 million units, the Game Boy transcended gaming markets to become a definitive pop culture icon of the time.
  • With its retro cool design, the distinctive build and colour of the Game Boy has widespread appeal among modern gamers and fans of the original alike.
  • MSRP: $13.99
  • Available: Amazon