Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the geek on your shopping list? Pop Insider Senior Editor Maddie Michalik stopped by Fox 19 in Cincinnati to show off the best holiday gifts for the superfan in your life. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.



  • The intricately detailed design of this electronically articulated Power Gauntlet is inspired by the Avengers: Endgame movie, part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  •  This electronic fist appears to teem with tremendous power. 
  • When activated, the Power Gauntlet’s 6 infinity Stones pulsate with glowing light.
  • Pushing the Infinity Stone at the center of the Power Gauntlet activates sound effects inspired by the Avengers: Endgame movie.
  • The Gauntlet’s highly articulated fingers can be locked in a clenched fist position, allowing the item to be displayed in an appropriately powerful pose.
  • The 6 Infinity Stones contain within them the power to control and contort the fabric of the universe. 
  • In this Gauntlet, the powers of the Infinity Stones are combined to create a weapon with unfathomable capabilities. 
  • Age: 18+
  • MSRP: $80.68
  • Available: Walmart, Target, and Best Buy


  • Fans can bring their favorite show to life along with movie moments that are now popular viral memes with 8-inch Masterpiece Memes vinyl figures. 
  • The highly detailed figures include Mocking SpongeBob, Imaginaaation SpongeBob, Surprised Patrick, Spongegar, and Handsome Squidward. 
  • Ages: 6+ 
  • MSRP: $19.99 
  • Available: Amazon, Target


  • Speed through the city in the iconic Ecto-1, an exact replica of the Ecto-1 in the original Ghostbusters film! 
  • This legendary action vehicle has plenty of space for proton packs and ghost traps thanks to the detachable roof. With functioning lights and original sounds exactly like the vehicle in the movie, the Ecto-1 is set for ghostbusting action. 
  • Set also includes Ghostbusters Winston Zeddemore and Janine Melnitz in their official uniforms with two detachable proton packs and proton lasers, ghost trap, PKE meter for measuring psychokinetic energy, and silicone slime splatters that stick to smooth surfaces. 
  • 3 x AAA batteries required. 
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $44.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart


  • In the Star Wars movies, the Death Star has enough power to destroy an entire planet. We promise our version won’t even destroy your taste buds!
  •  The Death Star popcorn maker is a perfect choice for any Star Wars fan. You’ll feel the power every time you use this fun themed air popper to enjoy fresh popcorn while you watch your favorite Star Wars film.
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Available: uncannybrands.com, BoxLunch, Bed Bath & Beyond, Amazon, Macy’s


  • Whether sorted into Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin, every young witch and wizard earns their place in the world of magic through their studies at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. 
  • Bring the enchantment of Hogwarts to your holiday celebrations with this Christmas tree topper that features the wondrous castle. 
  • Plug it into the included power adapter for constant illumination, then press the button—either on the included Hogwarts crest remote control or on the back of the tree topper—to start a sound and light show scene featuring music from “Hedwig’s Theme.” 
  • Connect one or more Harry Potter Storytellers ornaments (each sold separately) to unlock additional exclusive performances from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” that you can’t access with the ornaments alone! 
  • No batteries necessary.
  • MSRP: $119.99
  • Available: Hallmark Gold Crown stores, hallmark.com



  • 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

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Bill Reese

Bill Reese

Bill Reese is Director of Operations at Adventure Media & Events, where he's worked since 2014. A former editor at Playbill and graduate of SUNY–Purchase, he spends most weekends rooting for the New York Red Bulls pro soccer team and making subway systems out of Brio trains with his little boy Jonah.