Pop Insider Editor-in-Chief Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Cheddar to show off the best holiday gifts for the pop culture geeks on your 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.


STAR WARS THE VINTAGE COLLECTION (HASBRO)

  • Celebrate the legacy of Star Wars, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale figures and vehicles from Star Wars The Vintage Collection.
  • Figures feature premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original line, as well as the movie-inspired collector grade deco that fans have come to know and love.
  • More than 30 figures to choose from, each sold separately. 
  • New and classic characters, droids, and even vehicles.
  • MSRP: $12.99
  • Available: Target

STAR WARS THE BLACK SERIES HYPERREAL DARTH VADER FIGURE (HASBRO)

  • Featuring super realistic detailing and articulation, along with an exterior skin and interior skeletal structure for seamless posing, Star Wars The Black Series Hyperreal figures let fans recreate galactic scenes with a faithfulness to the Star Wars entertainment that includes the Star Wars comics, movies, and animated series. 
  • The entertainment-inspired Star Wars details and 8-inch-scale make these figures an impressive addition to any Star Wars figure collection. 
  • This highly detailed Darth Vader figure captures the minute physical features of the imposing character inspired by the Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back movie.
  • Inspired by the Sith Lord in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, part of the original Star Wars trilogy, this Darth Vader figure is great for display in any Star Wars collection.
  • Includes: figure, 8 accessories, and figure stand.
  • MSRP: $79.99
  • Available: hasbropulse.com

      

LOUNGEFLY MINI BACKPACKS (FUNKO)

  • Pack up all your favorite items in a mini backpack from Loungefly!
  • Each faux leather mini backpack features printed details based on your favorite characters and fandoms, including Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars.
  • Backpacks feature a front zip pocket, a main zip compartment, an interior zip pocket, an interior lining in a printed fabric, and adjustable straps.
  • Age: All
  • MSRP: $44-$70
  • Available: loungefly.com, funko.com, BoxLunch, Target, Hot Topic

CAPTAIN AMERICA PROP REPLICA SHIELD (ENTERTAINMENT EARTH)

  • This massive Marvel Legends Gear Captain America Shield Prop Replica features a pristine paint job, straps, and more so you can feel just like the Captain.
  • The 24-inch diameter shield, is the perfect addition to any man cave, trophy room, or collector cavern. 
  • Age: 13+
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Entertainment Earth 

GODZILLA VINIMATES VINYL FIGURES (DIAMOND SELECT)

  • The King of All Monsters is now the King of All Vinimates!
  • Godzilla and Mechagodzilla headline the first series of 4-inch vinyl figures based on the classic Godzilla films! 
  • The full-color Godzilla of 1999 has an articulated neck and tail to customize itspose.
  • Three different Godzilla styles to collect. Each comes packaged in a full-color window box.
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: shop.diamondselecttoys.com, Target, Amazon, Entertainment Earth

HARRY POTTER INVISIBILITY CLOAK (WOW! STUFF)

  • Appear to disappear! 
  • Using the Invisibility App by Wow! Stuff (included) you can recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter films. 
  • To start enjoying the Invisibility Cloak Illusion Costume, simply cover yourself, family, friends or even objects with the Invisibility Cloak. 
  • View, photograph or film yourself through the app on your phone or tablet (not included), and set your imagination free. You won’t believe your eyes!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $59.99-$69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

MIX & MASH YOBUCKET 3D GOOSH (WECOOL TOYS)

  • The new 3D Goosh by Compound Kings will bring your slime to dimensions like never before! 
  • Slime has never been seen on 3D until now! 
  • The three-pound bucket of slime will pop and burst right before your eyes! 
  • It even comes with a pair of REAL 3D GLASSES and fun pom poms to mix in! 
  • 3D Goosh is available in blue & red and green & magenta.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Target, Walmart, Meijer

BLUME (SKYROCKET)

  • Kids watch their dolls bloom right before their eyes. 
  • When they add a few drops of water onto the “seeds,” they will watch as their Blume doll starts to grow out of her flower pot. 
  • The doll’s unique hairstyle will emerge as it blooms. 
  • Kids can collect 22 dolls from the first collection, which includes “adorable,” “rare,” “super rare,” and one “mystical” doll.
  • Each doll has 10 surprises hidden inside each pot including an out-of-this-world hairstyle, cute accessories, mix-and-match outfits, mini friends, sticker books, and more.
  • Ages: 5+ 
  • MSRP: $9.99
  • Available: All major retailers