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FROM THE EDITORS

‘TIS THE SEASON

Our Holiday Gift Guide is packed with geeky goodness! We did it. It happened. We made it to the final round of 2020. And now, despite everything, it’s the most wonderful time of the year — and we’re here to help you make it a little bit more merry, bright, and super geeky. It’s absolutely no secret that this year was a complete dumpster fire, so let’s try to make the best of what we’ve got left of 2020 and spread some holiday cheer. Our team of pop culture experts has put together a giant gift guide just for you, and it’s full of fun gift ideas no matter what kind of fan you’re shopping for, with a variety of price ranges to fit any budget. The Pop Insider’s Holiday Gift Guide is broken down into merch categories, so you can find everything from home goods to geek out your lair to apparel that will help you flaunt your fandom on the daily. Each category features our favorite picks from lots of different companies repping lots of different corners of the geek world. So get ready to deck the halls with goodies from the Wizarding World, get holly and jolly with MCU gear, and jingle all the way to a galaxy far, far away. Don’t forget to check out our Pop 20 list, starting on page 4. These 20 items are our absolute favorite gifts to give this year. Spanning a variety of fandoms and product categories, we think these will make the perfect gifts for every geek on your list. And if you’ve got tiny little nieces, nephews, or kids of your own to shop for,

you can check out our Pop Junior Gift Guide, starting on page 24. It’s packed with toys, books, games, and more featuring kids’ favorite fandoms — from Peppa Pig, to Mickey Mouse, and beyond. We’ve picked out some of our favorite things to help the kids in your life show off the things they love, too — and make you look like the coolest grown-up they know. This year, Santa might just be delivering some IOUs. There are a few products within these pages that are available now for preorder, but won’t be shipping until early next year. But we promise, they are WELL worth the wait! Happy holidays from all of us at the Pop Insider! We’re wishing you and yours the brightest of seasons in a time when we could all use a little extra holiday cheer! ✪ Love you. Mean it.

CEO Laurie Schacht laurie@popinsider.com PUBLISHER Jackie Breyer jackie@popinsider.com EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Marissa DiBartolo marissa@popinsider.com Ali Mierzejewski ali@popinsider.com SENIOR EDITORS Jacqueline Cucco jc@popinsider.com Maddie Michalik maddie@popinsider.com James Zahn james@popinsider.com ASSOCIATE EDITOR Madeleine Buckley mbuckley@popinsider.com EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Nicole Savas nicole@popinsider.com ART DIRECTOR Joe Ibraham joe@popinsider.com PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Bill Reese bill@popinsider.com DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING James Devin jd@popinsider.com SALES EXECUTIVE

WHAT’S INSIDE

4 | THE BEST GIFTS FOR EVERY GEEK ON YOUR LIST 8 | COLLECTIBLES

22 | PUZZLES

12 | HOME GOODS

34 | MEDIA

14 | ARTWORK

41 | VIDEO GAMES

16 | RETRO

44 | APPAREL

18 | PARTY GAMES

46 | ACCESSORIES

20 | STRATEGY GAMES

48 | MUST-HAVE MERCH

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24 | THE BEST GIFTS FOR NEXT-GEN FANS

On the cover: Jenna (@mandaglorian) & Rocco (@ohrocco); Photo by Grace & Shine Photography (@graceandshinephoto)

Stephanie Infantino stephanie@popinsider.com EDITORIAL INTERN Elena Sorce elena@toyinsider.com

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STAR WARS THE CHILD ANIMATRONIC EDITION

PLAYMOBIL BACK TO THE FUTURE DELOREAN

HASBRO

PLAYMOBIL

Our love for The Child spans galaxies. Touch the top of its head to activate more than 25 sound and motion combinations. Become its protector and harness the power of the Force as The Child closes its eyes, raises its arms, giggles, and more.

Piece together this 64-piece set to create the iconic time-traveling ride as it appeared through much of the original film. Includes Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown figures in their 1985 outfits and Doc’s dog Einstein. Where they’re going, they don’t need roads.

MSRP: $59.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, shopDisney

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, playmobil.us

The Best Gifts for Every Geek on Your List

PANDEMIC: HOT ZONE — NORTH AMERICA Z-MAN GAMES In this completely cooperative game, players team up as members of an elite disease-control unit and work to discover cures to three deadly diseases. Travel from city to city to treat cases and prevent outbreaks. Does this whole thing hit too close to home? MSRP: $19.99 Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

THIS IS FINE DOG POP! VINYL FIGURE FUNKO This Entertainment Earth-exclusive Pop! Vinyl figure is based on the popular comic strip turned internet meme and GIF from creator and artist KC Green. The world is a fiery hellscape. This is fine. MSRP: $13.99 | Available: Entertainment Earth

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PUNS OF ANARCHY

GILMORE GIRLS JEWELRY COLLECTION

PUNS OF ANARCHY

ALEX AND ANI

In this hilarious party game, players use the dry erase markers to change the Punnable Cards into the perfect answer to match the category. Prove that you’re the punniest person you know.

Flaunt your love for Star’s Hollow with these trendy bracelets featuring charms inspired by special places from the show, including Luke’s Diner, the Star’s Hollow gazebo, and Chilton.

MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Amazon, punsofanarchygame.com

MSRP: $39-89 | Available: alexandani.com

LEGO HARRY POTTER DIAGON ALLEY

MARVEL CLOTH FACE MASKS 4-PACK SET

THE LEGO GROUP

DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS, GAMES AND PUBLISHING

Travel to one of the most iconic Wizarding World locations — no Floo powder required. Build up famous wizard shopping locales, including Ollivanders Wand Shop and Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, with more than 5,000 pieces.

Mask up with your favorite heroes! These cloth masks feature an all-over Marvel logo, all-over Black Panther symbols, an all-over grid with Marvel characters and symbols, and the Hulk’s grimace. They’re available in youth and adult sizes.

MSRP: $399.99 | Available: LEGO stores, lego.com

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: shopDisney

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FRIENDS: THE OFFICIAL COOKBOOK

FUNKO ADVENT CALENDARS

INSIGHT EDITIONS

FUNKO

How you doin’? Cook up more than 60 iconic recipes from the sitcom, including Rachel’s Trifle, Phoebe’s Grandmother’s Cookies, and The Moist Maker.

Behind each door of these 24-piece advent calendars, find a mystery Funko Pop! Figure from the worlds of The Nightmare Before Christmas, Harry Potter, or Dragon Ball Z. Sold separately.

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon, BoxLunch, Barnes & Noble

MSRP: $29.99 Available: Amazon, Walmart

TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS FINE JEWELRY COLLECTION KAY JEWELERS Take the spooky season into the holiday season with this line that includes the film’s iconic characters and more, like Jack Skellington, Zero, and the infamous spiral hill. The hauntingly delightful designs are set in mostly Sterling Silver with diamonds, black onyx, or mother of pearl gemstones. MSRP: $ 179.99-399.99 Available: Kay Jewelers

MARIO KART LIVE: HOME CIRCUIT (NINTENDO SWITCH) NINTENDO With the help of a driveable Kart and the Nintendo Switch, create courses in your home and race against the AI on your screen. It’s available in two styles: Mario and Luigi, sold separately. MSRP: $99.99 | Available: nintendo.com

LEGO ART THE LEGO GROUP Show off your fandom by using approximately 3,000 pieces to build up canvas wall decor plates to display. Each includes an accompanying soundtrack to match the themes: Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, Marvel Studio’s Iron Man, The Beatles, and Star Wars The Sith. MSRP: $119.99 Available: LEGO stores, lego.com

GHOSTBUSTERS PLASMA SERIES HASBRO Inspired by the original Ghostbusters films, these figures feature collector-grade deco across multiple points of articulation, character-inspired accessories, and photorealistic actor likenesses. Each figure also comes with a buildable ghost component. MSRP: $19.99 (each) | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, Hasbro Pulse

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS D20 COLORCHANGING LIGHT PALADONE Create the perfect ambiance to guide your heroes through quests for treasure, battles, or rescues. The USB-powered, color-changing mood light switches between white, yellow, orange, lilac, and turquoise. MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Amazon

DISNEY VILLAINOUS PUZZLE COLLECTION RAVENSBURGER This collection of 1,000-piece puzzles make being bad look so good. Available in six villains, including Ursula, Jafar, and Maleficent. MSRP: $24.99 (each) Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Barnes & Noble

STAR WARS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER COLLECTION BITTY BOOMERS These ultra-portable Bluetooth speakers may be small, but they are mighty in sound. Available in Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, The Mandalorian, and The Child styles. MSRP: $19.99 (each) Available: Amazon, Target, Hot Topic

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DC DECK-BUILDING GAME: DARK NIGHTS: METAL CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT When Batman discovers a Dark Multiverse and unleashes evil versions of himself upon our world, you’ll need to save and recruit the captured heroes. This deck-building game features 202 cards, including more than 20 Metal cards with a shiny, foil treatment. MSRP: $40 Available: Amazon, cryptozoic.com

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OFFICIALLY LICENSED NARUTO RAMEN BOWL WITH WOODEN CHOPSTICKS STUNNED MIND This bowl and chopsticks set features a fun design inspired by Itachi Uchiha. It makes a great piece of home decor when it’s not in use. Whether they’re chowing down on noodles, dumplings, or fried rice, Naruto fans will love this bowl. MSRP: $25.99 | Available: Amazon

STAR WARS THE BLACK SERIES DARTH REVAN FORCE FX ELITE LIGHTSABER

HASBRO If you’re a redeemed Jedi Knight like Darth Revan, this is the lightsaber you’re looking for. Combining advanced LEDs and video game-inspired sound effects, the Force FX Elite Lightsaber is the most realistic Force FX Lightsaber yet. MSRP: $249.99 Available: Hasbro Pulse

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ANIME HEROES NARUTO & SAINT SEIYA BANDAI AMERICA These 6.5-inch detailed action figures feature 16 points of articulation, accessories, and Japanese Manga-inspired packaging. MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, GameStop, Entertainment Earth

CHIBI COINS NEW ZEALAND MINT Fan-favorite characters are reimagined into the chibi art style for these limited-edition coins that are stamped from 1 ounce of pure silver. MSRP: $99 | Available: nzmint.com

COLLECTIBLES

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE ORIGINS ACTION FIGURES MATTEL He-Man, Skeletor, Orko, Teela, Scare Glow, Beast Man, and the Masters of the Universe are back as figures with modern articulation for play and display. MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Walmart

PUNK ROCK & HEAVY METAL REACTION FIGURES

GHOSTBUSTERS PLASMA SERIES SPENGLER’S NEUTRONA WAND PROP REPLICA

SUPER7

HASBRO

Embrace your music fandom with 3.75-inch, retro-style action figures based on bands including Anthrax, Ghost, Slayer, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Rancid, and many more.

Suit up as part of the Ghostbusters team with this realistic prop replica that features sound effects, LED lighting, and motorized vibrations. Includes a display stand.

ROYAL SELANGOR

MSRP: $17.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth, super7.com

MSRP: $99.99 | Available: Hasbro Pulse, Amazon, Entertainment Earth

MSRP: $490 Available: BigBadToyStore, sideshow.com

BACK TO THE FUTURE 2-PIECE SET WITH DELOREAN GIFT BOX STEIFF USA Celebrate 35 years of Back to the Future with this special-edition Doc and Marty plush gift set. Limited to 1,985 pieces. MSRP: $270 | Available: steiffusa.com

JOHN WICK TACTICAL SUIT ACTION FIGURE DIAMOND SELECT TOYS Based on his appearance in John Wick: Chapter 2, this figure includes a blood oath marker, a nameless dog, and accessories. MSRP: $27.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth

LIMITED EDITION SUPERMAN ACTION COMICS NO. 1 The iconic 1938 debut of Superman is reimagined as a 3D pewter statue with a cast porcelain car on top.

TOP GUN: MAVERICK F/A-18E SUPER HORNET LIMITED EDITION COBI Take the highway to the danger zone with this 1:43-scale, 555-piece construction set based on the fighter jet piloted by Maverick (Tom Cruise) in the sequel to the classic ‘80s action movie. MSRP: $52.99 | Available: Amazon

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BLOWN UPS! JABBERWOCKY TOYS

POKÉMON GALLERY FIGURES THE POKÉMON CO. INTERNATIONAL Catch all the Pokémon with this range of exclusive figures that features characters from the Galar region, including Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble. MSRP: $14.99 Available: Pokémon Center

Collect icons of rock and roll and pop culture including KISS and AC/DC with these 6-inch, weighted hard vinyl figures inspired by bop bag toys that wobble and spin. MSRP: $14.99 Available: jabberwockytoys.com

COLLECTIBLES

G.I. JOE CLASSIFIED SERIES HASBRO The battle continues with these detailed, 6-inch action figures inspired by the G.I. Joe and Cobra characters from the ‘80s. MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth, Walmart, Target

BENDYFIGS

PLAYMOBIL SCOOBY-DOO! ADVENTURE IN THE MYSTERY MANSION

MORTAL KOMBAT SPAWN W/ MACE

THE NOBLE COLLECTION

PLAYMOBIL

MCFARLANE TOYS

The Noble Collection introduces a new range of “toyllectible” bendable, 7-inch figures based on characters from Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Universal Monsters, and more.

Zoinks! Join the Mystery Inc. gang for spooky fun in this detailed, feature-packed mansion playset based on Scooby-Doo!.

Fans can battle with this 7-inch action figure based on Todd McFarlane’s Spawn as he appears in Mortal Kombat 11.

MSRP: $99.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth

CRYPTKINS UNLEASHED

TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS WAR FOR CYBERTRON: EARTHRISE COMMANDER WFC-E24 SKY LYNX

CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT

HASBRO

This 5-inch vinyl figure line includes Bigfoot, Nessie, Chupacabra, and more alongside Bob, the skeletal chap from Cryptozoic’s logo.

“The Magnificent Lieutenant Commander” is a heroic Autobot that transforms into multiple forms, including bird, lynx, space shuttle, and battle station.

MSRP: $14.99 Available: Amazon, cryptozoic.com

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MSRP: $14 | Available: Amazon

STAR WARS RETURN OF THE JEDI ARTFX+ SCOUT TROOPER KOTOBUKIYA Build your own Scout Trooper with this pre-painted, snap-fit model kit based on members of the Empire’s Ewok-fighting recon team as seen in Return of the Jedi. No glue required. MSRP: $119.99 Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth

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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS MOLDED MUG WITH DRAGON HANDLE

STAR TREK LCARS PLATE SET

JUST FUNKY

UKONIC

Perfect for your morning coffee or your next D&D night, you’ll be ready to *roll* with this eye-catching mug.

Dinnerware — the final frontier! This 16piece set is inspired by the LCARS interface from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

MSRP: $21.99 Available: Stunned Mind, Amazon

MSRP: $119.99 Available: Toynk (November)

HOME GOODS

STAR WARS THE CHILD BLUETOOTH SPEAKER EKIDS Just like The Child, this speaker is small but powerful. It features the The Mandalorian star in his space pod. MSRP: $19.99 Available: Walmart, Amazon, GameStop

WELCOME TO SCHITT’S CREEK BILLBOARD WOVEN THROW HI-LINE MERCHANDISING Don’t worry, it’s his sister! This massive, cozy throw blanket features the iconic town billboard from Schitt’s Creek. MSRP: $80 Available: schittscreek.shop

MICKEY & MINNIE MOUSE S’WELL COLLECTION S’WELL Make Mickey and Minnie your pals for the day with these insulated, stainless steel water bottles and food containers. MSRP: $19.99-24.99 Available: swell.com

MARVEL EAT THE UNIVERSE COASTERS

DRAGON BALL Z DRAGONBALL POPCORN MAKER

BOXLUNCH

UNCANNY BRANDS

Eat the Marvel Universe, but don’t forget a drink! These coasters feature four of your favorite Avengers in food form.

There’s no epic journey required to acquire this Dragon Ball! The top doubles as a bowl to hold your air-popped snack.

MSRP: $14.90 | Available: BoxLunch

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: GameStop

MINECRAFT DIAMOND SWORD DESK LAMP UKONIC Both fun and functional, this sword’s blade glows with an LED light. It’s also great decor in the daytime! MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Toynk, Target

SAILOR MOON LUNA AND ARTEMIS PURPLE AND WHITE TEA SET JUST FUNKY Perfect for tea with a fellow sailor scout, this magical cup and saucer set features Luna and Artemis from Sailor Moon. MSRP: $22.99 | Available: BoxLunch, Stunned Mind (November)

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STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN THE CHILD WAFFLE MAKER

MARVEL’S BLACK PANTHER GLOW-IN-THE-DARK ROUND PILLOW

Featuring 20 styles and nine sizes, this collection of Star Wars rugs has something for every fan of the Force.

UNCANNY BRANDS

POTTERY BARN TEEN

You can make waffles featuring The Child. Do we need to say any more?

Add a touch of Wakandan magic to any room with this 14-inch decorative pillow.

MSRP: $124-629 Available: ruggable.com

MSRP: $39.99 Available: BoxLunch, Target

MSRP: $39.50 Available: Pottery Barn Teen

EAT, SLEEP, GAME, REPEAT CAN COOLER

NICKELODEON PLAYMATE COOLER

SOCIETY6

IGLOO

Keep a 12-ounce can or bottle of your favorite beverage nice and cool while you eat, sleep, and/or game.

This bright orange, 7-quart cooler features characters from Hey Arnold, Rugrats, and more of your ‘90s Nickelodeon faves.

MSRP: $27 | Available: Society6

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: igloo.com

DOCTOR WHO TARDIS & DALEK BAKING SET

4-PIECE DEATH EATER DINNER TABLE MATS

HERO COLLECTOR

UKONIC

Bake out of this world goodies! This set includes TARDIS and Dalek cookie cutters, a Dalek apron, and a recipe booklet.

Roll out the Dark Mark for your next dinner party! These cloth placemats keep away both messes and muggles.

MSRP: $22.99 Available: Entertainment Earth

MSRP: $29.99 Available: Toynk, Target, Walmart

STAR WARS COLLECTION RUGGABLE

WONDER WOMAN STATIONERY COLLECTION ERIN CONDREN Be the hero with planners, stickers, notebooks, and other stationery items inspired by Wonder Woman 1984 and classic Wonder Woman comics. MSRP: $7.50-60.00 Available: erincondren.com

JEOPARDY GAME SHOW GAME BOARD LARGE FLEECE THROW JUST FUNKY I’ll take Must-Have Merch for $200, Alex. What is a 45-by-60-inch blanket that is perfect for any game show enthusiast? MSRP: $35.99 | Available: Toynk

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A SON’S DESTINY ART PRINT ART BRAND STUDIOS Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader duel on this 11-by-14-inch print on satin art paper. Purchase it with or without a frame. MSRP: $29.95-59.99 | Available: BoxLunch

BIRDS OF PREY TRIO FILMCELLS WALL ART PRESENTATION TREND SETTERS Gotham, meet the new Harley Quinn. Characters from Birds of Prey pose in three images from the movie in a 20-by-11-inch frame. MSRP: $119.95 Available: FilmCells, Amazon

ARTWORK

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS (VARIANT SET) FINE ART PRINTS

DESTINATION POKÉMON POSTERS

SIDESHOW

You caught ‘em all, but you also visited ‘em all. Available individually or as a set of eight, these 8-by-12-inch posters showcase iconic Pokémon regions.

Inspired by some of the most iconic creatures from the silver screen, this eight-piece collection depicts famous film monsters on 18-by-24-inch prints. MSRP: $1,200 | Available: sideshow.com

SPIDER-MAN VS. THE SINISTER SIX GALLERY WRAPPED CANVAS ART BRAND STUDIOS With great power comes great responsibility to get epic art. This 10-by-14-inch canvas shows a Spider-Man showdown in front of the Daily Bugle building. MSRP: $69 | Available: Thomas Kinkade Studios, Superhero Fine Art

THE POKÉMON CO. INTERNATIONAL

MSRP: $9.99-39.99 Available: Pokémon Center

WONDER WOMAN 1984 MIGHTYPRINT WALL ART TREND SETTERS Dressed in her head-to-toe gold suit, Wonder Woman’s armor reflects the background’s vivid colors, resembling an oil spill on this 17-by-24-inch print. MSRP: $19.99 | Available: FilmCells

THE CHILD FINE ART PRINT SIDESHOW Relive the moment when you fell in love with “Baby Yoda” for the first time. This 20-by16-inch print is limited to 1,000 pieces and is available framed or unframed. MSRP: $150-325 | Available: sideshow.com

BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS NO. 1000 FINE ART PRINT

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG LOOP SCENE

SIDESHOW

PIXEL FRAMES

Holy art collectible, Batman! Originally created as an exclusive variant cover, this 18-by-24-inch piece of highly detailed artwork is now available to fans.

Bring a “bit” of nostalgia into your life. This 9-by-9-inch shadow box brings an iconic moment from the classic Sonic video games into your living room.

MSRP: $90-380 | Available: sideshow.com

MSRP: $24.99 | Available: Amazon

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LOYALTY POPCULTART

WONDER WOMAN LASSO OF TRUTH METAL BOX ART WOMAN YELLING AT CAT POSTER

You don’t have to look tough to be tough, but boy, does Ahsoka Tano look like a boss here. This 18-by-24-inch print features the double-saber-wielding jedi.

SOCIETY6

MSRP: $66 | Available: PopCultArt

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Society6

Banish those blank walls and meme up your life with this viral cat who just wants to eat its salad without getting screamed at.

ART BRAND STUDIOS It’s no lie that this piece radiates power with vibrant colors printed on galvanized metal. Display the 10-by-10-inch box on a tabletop or mount it on a wall. MSRP: $29.95 | Available: Thomas Kinkade Studios, Superhero Fine Art

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HELLO KITTY TAMAGOTCHI

FUNKO MYSTERY MINIS RETRO TOYS: HASBRO

BANDAI AMERICA

FUNKO

Raise and nurture the ‘90s must-have digital pet with a little help from another classic fave, Hello Kitty.

Reveal a 3-inch version of one of 12 classic Hasbro toys, including Cavity Sam and Mr. Potato Head.

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart (December)

MSRP: $7 (each) | Available: Amazon, GameStop, Entertainment Earth, Funko

RETRO

GREMLINS COUNTDOWN CALENDAR JAKKS PACIFIC Collect 31 days of creepy cute surprises! Gather all of the 1-inch Gremlins to recreate the iconic movie theater scene. MSRP: $49.99 Available: Entertainment Earth

IRON GIANT SELECT ACTION FIGURE DIAMOND SELECT TOYS

EVEL KNIEVEL STUNT CYCLE

REPLITRONICS USB CHANGE MACHINE

CALIFORNIA CREATIONS

NEW WAVE TOYS

The original ‘70s version of the powerful wind-up stunt bike is back and ready to roll, jump, and flip.

This 8.5-inch change machine replica charges up to six devices at once. Also features an Out of Service LED indicator.

MSRP: $44.95 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, evelknieveltoys.com

MSRP: $59.99 Available: Amazon, newwavetoys.com

The Iron Giant shrinks into a 9-inch figure with 16 points of articulation, light-up eyes, and removable Hogarth Hughes and “S” Shield accessories. MSRP: $29.99 Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth

SPACE INVADERS, PAC MAN 40TH MICRO PLAYERS MY ARCADE Big games can now fit in a small space with these 1:10-scale, playable versions of arcade classics. Sold separately. MSRP: $39.99 Available: Amazon, Target

WORLD’S SMALLEST MICRO ACTION FIGURES SUPER IMPULSE Spanning several fandoms, each teeny-tiny, detailed action figure features three points of articulation and is just 1.25 inches tall. MSRP: $5.99 (each) | Available: Amazon

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POETRY FOR NEANDERTHALS EXPLODING KITTENS Give clues using one-syllable words in this silly party game that’ll have you talking like a caveman! MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Target, explodingkittens.com

SPLURT! GAMEWRIGHT Players race to give an answer that fits a category and a criteria card. Quick, name a song title ending in “E!” MSRP: $9.99 | Available: Amazon

PARTY GAMES MTV, THE THROWBACK MUSIC PARTY GAME BIG POTATO I want my MTV! This head-to-head game challenges players to name song titles and guess artists from every era of MTV. MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Target, Amazon

BRILLIANT OR BS? TRIVIA PARTY GAME BRILLIANT OR BS? Call out players on their BS in this game that proves it’s not what you know, it’s what other people think you know. MSRP: $19.99 Available: Amazon, brilliantorbs.com

HOT ONES: TRUTH OR DAB THE GAME WILDER GAMES Bring the fun (and heat) of Hot Ones home with this truth-telling party game. Comes with “The Last Dab” hot sauce. MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Heatonist, shop.firstwefeast.com

BUZZFEED LISTICLES BUFFALO GAMES Channel your inner Buzzfeed writer and make lists of things that fit in wild categories — but only unique answers count! MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Target

ANCHORMAN THE GAME — IMPROPER TELEPROMPTER

KELLOG’S POP-TARTS GAME

WHO’S THE G.O.A.T.?

FUNKO GAMES

BIG G CREATIVE

BARRY & JASON GAMES AND ENTERTAINMENT

Earn points by getting the right Pop-Tarts combinations to the freezer or the toaster in this sweet, competitive card game.

Toss squishy goats to vote for who will be the Greatest of All Time at wacky challenges. Earn points by guessing correctly or being the G.O.A.T.!

Channel your inner Ron Burgundy and read whatever’s on the teleprompter without laughing, no matter how silly your opponents make the news.

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Target

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon

MSRP: $9.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble

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ESCAPE THE ROOM: THE CURSED DOLLHOUSE

RISK: WARHAMMER 40,000

THINKFUN

THE OP

Build and explore a mysterious, 3D dollhouse, solving puzzles and investigating objects in search of a way to escape.

Fandoms collide in this version of Risk. Battle with your favorite factions and vanquish foes across the Warhammer planet map to gain control of Vigilus!

MSRP: $42.99 Available: Amazon, thinkfun.com

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: theop.games

STRATEGY GAMES

ESCAPE FROM THE IRON GATE GOLIATH GAMES Strategy, puzzles, charades, drawing, prison breaks — this game has it all! Who will be first out of the iron gates? MSRP: $45 | Available: Amazon, Target

DWELLINGS OF ELDERVALE BREAKING GAMES Control a faction of mythical beings returning to Eldervale to rediscover its treasures, harness its powers, and ultimately settle the land! MSRP: $99 | Available: Amazon, breakinggames.com (November)

ASCENSION ETERNAL ULTRA PRO INTERNATIONAL This simplified, two-player version of the deck-building game is a great introduction to the world of Ascension (at a low price, too!). MSRP: $20 Available: shop.ultrapro.com

SCOOBY DOO! BETRAYAL AT MYSTERY MANSION

MEEPLE LAND

AVALON HILL GAMES

BLUE ORANGE GAMES

Jinkies! Betrayal at House on the Hill gets the spooky, Scooby treatment. Enjoy 25 haunts based on popular Scooby-Doo! movies and episodes.

Build an amusement park by strategically purchasing and placing rides, welcoming visitors, and collecting revenue. Will the meeples like your park?

MSRP: $35 Available: Walmart, Amazon, Target

MSRP: $34.99 Available: store.blueorangegames.com

BACK TO THE FUTURE: DICE THROUGH TIME

EVOLUTION OCEANS

RAVENSBURGER

NORTH STAR GAMES

Great Scott, Biff stole the DeLorean! It’s up to you to repair the space-time continuum in this cooperative dice game.

Create a vibrant web of marine life through millions of years of evolution, but venture into the deep at your own risk!

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Target

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon

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DISNEY VILLAINOUS: PERFECTLY WRETCHED RAVENSBURGER

DISNEY HOCUS POCUS: THE GAME

Cruella de Vil, Mother Gothel, and Pete join the Disney Villainous family! Play as a stand-alone game or with other Villainous editions.

RAVENSBURGER

MSRP: $24.99 Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Target, Amazon, BoxLunch

INFINITE JONATHANS

The Black Flame Candle has been lit! Work together to stop the Sanderson sisters by ruining their potion before sunrise.

OTRIO INVENTOR’S EDITION OTRIO This smart, edgier take on tic-tac-toe has a limited-edition style with a walnut gameboard and aluminum rings. MSRP: $100 | Available: otrio.com

HERE TO SLAY

WINDWARD

All of the Jonathans have been teleported to the same dimension. Battle enemy Jonathans, bid Jonergy, and survive to become Jonathan Prime!

TEETURTLE

PLAYMONSTER

Assemble a party of adorably fierce heroes to slay dangerous monsters in this roleplaying card game.

MSRP: $19.95 | Available: Barnes & Noble, breakinggames.com

MSRP: $20 Available: Amazon, Target, teeturtle.com

Skillfully sail the skies of Celus, hunting cresters and fighting opponents! Trade resources and earn notoriety points to win the game.

BREAKING GAMES

MSRP: $59.99 | Available: Barnes & Noble

MARVEL UNITED

POP! FUNKOVERSE: NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

TITANIC THE GAME

SPIN MASTER GAMES

FUNKO GAMES

Work together as iconic Marvel heroes to defeat a powerful supervillain. It’s never the same game twice.

What’s this? I can’t believe my eyes! Play as Jack Skellington, Sally, Oogie Boogie, and Dr. Finkelstein in this strategy game.

Near, far, wherever you are, you’ll feel some serious nostalgia playing as Jack, Rose, Cal, Ruth, or the Captain in this strategy game.

MSRP: $34.99 Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $39.99 Available: Amazon, Hot Topic

MSRP: $24.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

SPIN MASTER GAMES

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THE OFFICE 500-PIECE JIGSAW PUZZLE

CHARACTION CUBE

SMITH STREET GIFT Who is Justice Beaver? Piece together Michael Scott, Dwight, Jim, Pam, and all the characters from the classic sitcom.

This next-gen Rubik’s puzzle is available in your favorite characters from Dragon Ball, Gundam, Naruto, and Gudetama in chibi-style designs.

MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon

MSRP: $14.99 (each) | Available: Amazon

BANDAI AMERICA

PUZZLES

DC COMICS THOMAS KINKADE 1,000-PIECE PUZZLES CEACO Suit up to help the Justice League. This puzzle line features Thomas Kinkade paintings of superheroes from the DC universe, including Wonder Woman, Superman, Batman, and more. MSRP: $12.99 (each) | Available: Target

ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS 1,000-PIECE PUZZLE

LEGO MINIFIGURE PUZZLE

THE OP

CHRONICLE BOOKS

Build your five-star island and channel peacefulness just like in the game. Your planting and crafting skills have welcomed villagers Beau, Vesta, and Pekoe.

You could spot these yellow characters anywhere. Become a Master Builder to reveal more than 75 LEGO minifigures with 1,000 pieces.

WREBBIT PUZZLES

MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $17.95 | Available: Target (Oct. 27)

MSRP: $34.95 | Available: Amazon, Walmart

STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN “THIS IS NOT A TOY” 1,000-PIECE JIGSAW PUZZLE BUFFALO GAMES The Child tinkers with the controls of the Razor Crest while the Mandalorian looks like a disappointed dad. MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon, Target

MARVEL COMICS CAST 3,000-PIECE PUZZLE AQUARIUS Almost as challenging as defeating Thanos himself, this assembled puzzle measures 32 by 45 inches and features Earth’s mightiest superheroes. MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon, BoxLunch

HOGSMEADE — THE THREE BROOMSTICKS 3D JIGSAW PUZZLE Up for a butterbeer? Use 395 pieces to build this 3D replica of the most popular inn and pub from the Wizarding World.

POKÉMON FAN FAVORITES 1,000-PIECE JIGSAW PUZZLE BUFFALO GAMES Congratulations, you just caught ‘em all. Search for your favorite Pokémon in this collage, including the legendary Lugia, Ho-Oh, and Rayquaza. MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon, Target

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NICKELODEON CAST 1,000-PIECE PUZZLE

BOB ROSS PIXEL PUZZLE

AQUARIUS

PIX BRIX

Throw it back to a world of Reptar bars and football heads! This collage features some of Nickelodeon’s most iconic characters from the last two decades, including the Rugrats, SpongeBob SquarePants, CatDog, Arnold, and more.

Build this happy little pixel Bob and display him in the paint can case with his painting as the backdrop. Pix Brix pieces require no base plate, water, iron, or glue to adhere together. They are also compatible with major brick brand pieces.

MSRP: $16.99 | Available: Puzzle Warehouse, Entertainment Earth

MSRP: $24.99 Available: Toy Division, pix-brix.com

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DOCTOR WHO: THE DOCTORS COBBLE HILL PUZZLE CO. From the familiar sights of London to the far off world of Gallifrey and everywhere in between, celebrate places the Doctor and his companions have visited. MSRP: $17.99 | Available: Amazon, Puzzle Warehouse

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BLIPPI RECYCLING TRUCK

FISHER-PRICE LAUGH & LEARN GAME & LEARN CONTROLLER

JAWARES

MATTEL

This truck features sounds, Blippi-inspired phrases, and a working lever to collect the bins and dispose of the pretend trash.

Start ‘em young. Features educational songs and sounds kids can discover as they push the buttons, joystick, and more.

MSRP: $19.99 Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $9.99 Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

POP JUNIOR

INFANT & TODDLER

BACK TO THE FUTURE: TELLING TIME WITH MARTY MCFLY INSIGHT EDITIONS Great Scott! Kids can help Marty McFly get to where he needs to be while learning about digital and analog time with this board book. MSRP: $9.99 Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

DISNEY FROZEN 2 MAGICAL SOUNDS PLAYLAND JAKKS PACIFIC Kids can have a ball with Anna and Elsa. The embedded electronic music mat features three ways to play.

LEGO STAR WARS DARTH VADER PLUSH CHARACTER THE MANHATTAN TOY CO. Darth Vader features a soft body and flat feet so that he can stand upright when he’s not on intergalactic adventures. MSRP: $24.00 Available: Amazon, Walmart

STAR WARS PILLOW PETS & SLEEPTIME LITES CJ PRODUCTS The Child and Chewbacca Pillow Pets each turn into a pillow for intergalactic space naps, and the R2-D2 Sleeptime Lite projects soothing stars. Sold separately.

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Target

MSRP: $26.99-29.99 Available: Amazon, Target

SESAME STREET ROCK & RHYME ELMO

PEPPA PIG LEARN & GO ALPHABET CAR

Talk on the phone with Blue and Josh, check email with Mailbox, and dance to songs while learning shapes, colors, counting, and more.

HASBRO

VTECH

Elmo sings songs with unique lyrics in English and Spanish and responds to nose squeezes with silly honking noises.

Cruise through the alphabet with the Pig family and learn about car safety, engage in fun quizzes, and hear music.

MSRP: $14.99 Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $39.99 Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $21.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

BLUE’S CLUES & YOU! REALLY SMART HANDY DANDY NOTEBOOK LEAPFROG

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FISHER-PRICE THOMAS & FRIENDS TALKING THOMAS & PERCY TRAIN SET MATTEL The motorized Thomas and Percy train engines talk to each other as they move around the track. Includes cargo accessories and Bulstrode the boat. MSRP: $49.99 Available: Amazon, Target

RYAN’S WORLD SECRET AGENT RYAN’S MYSTERY MISSION CASE BONKERS TOYS Kids can discover their inner spy by unlocking secret messages, exclusive mystery figures, working spy gear, and more. MSRP: $59.99 | Available: Amazon

POP JUNIOR

PRESCHOOL

MY LITTLE PONY MAGICAL KISS UNICORN HASBRO This 8-inch Princess Celestia figure features multicolored hair and a tiara. Blow kisses to her to prompt a variety of unique reactions. MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon

BLUE’S CLUES & YOU! DANCE-ALONG BLUE PLUSH

DISNEY JUNIOR MICKEY MOUSE E-I-OH! MICKEY MOUSE FEATURE PLUSH

PJ MASKS TRANSFORMING 2 IN 1 MOBILE HQ

JUST PLAY

JUST PLAY

JUST PLAY

Blue dances along to music from the show and wiggles her ears. Press the guitar strings to speed up or slow down the song.

Sing “Old McDonald” with Farmer Mickey, dance to the “Chicken Dance,” and guess animal sounds together.

Transform the PJ Masks Seeker into a 3-foottall Headquarters featuring five levels of play. Includes a Catboy figure and a Cat-Car.

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

MSRP: $79.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

DISNEY PRINCESS BLANKIE TAILS

STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN THE CHILD BANK

FISHER-PRICE IMAGINEXT DC SUPER FRIENDS SUPER SURROUND BATCAVE MATTEL This multilevel Batcave includes five figures, eight activation points, a working Bat-Signal, and more than 200 sounds and phrases.

BLANKIE TAILS

MSRP: $149.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth, Target, Walmart

MSRP: $24.95 Available: Amazon, Walmart

Inspire royal dreams with this princess-themed cuddly blanket that doubles as dress-up play.

MONOGRAM INTERNATIONAL Finally, a place to save your Beskar. Inspired by The Child, this adorable, 7-inch coin bank is made from PVC. MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Target

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BLUEY FAMILY HOME

MONSTER JAM MEGALODON STORM

MOOSE TOYS

SPIN MASTER

Recreate your favorite Bluey scenes with this multilevel playset, which comes with a Bluey figure and accessories.

This R/C monster truck drives on water, mud, snow, and more. Features a waterresistant body, BKT tires, and an out-ofrange sensor.

MSRP: $39.99 Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon

POP JUNIOR

PRESCHOOL

PEPPA LOVES DOCTORS AND NURSES

BATMAN LAUNCH AND DEFEND R/C BATMOBILE

SCHOLASTIC

SPIN MASTER

Peppa and her friends learn how to be healthy from Doctor Brown Bear and Nurse Fox. The book also comes with a hand washing poster.

Race this R/C vehicle to save the day, then launch the exclusive 4-inch Batman figure out of the cockpit and into action.

MSRP: $4.99 | Available: Amazon, Target

PAW PATROL DINO PATROLLER

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Entertainment Earth

DISNEY PRINCESS CASTLE CUTAWAYS PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL Take a grand tour of royal residences with 10 maps of the princesses’ enchanting homes and 60 sounds that bring them to life. MSRP: $24.99 | Available: Amazon

BLUEY BOOK SERIES PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE Preschoolers can go on adventures with their favorite Blue Heeler pup! The first book series includes an activity book and two stories. MSRP: $7.99 Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

DISNEY’S FROZEN 2 BRUNI MOOD LIGHT

PINKFONG BABY SHARK DANCING DJ

This motorized PAW Patrol vehicle features oversized wheels, a projectile launcher, and comes with T. rex and Chase figures.

UKONIC This 6-inch, color-changing LED lamp looks just like Bruni, the fire-spirit salamander from Disney’s Frozen 2.

Kids can dance along with Baby Shark to seven songs and remixes. Features Dance Detection technology and three game modes to get kids moving.

MSRP: $59.99 Available: Amazon, Target

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Toynk

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

SPIN MASTER

WOWWEE

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CARE BEARS UNLOCK THE MAGIC INTERACTIVE FIGURES

STAR WARS SQUISHMALLOWS

BASIC FUN!

This galactic lineup of squishy characters includes The Child, Chewbacca, and more. Sold separately.

These figures interact with kids and each other with more than 50 responses, including songs, jokes, phrases, and more. MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon

JAZWARES

MSRP: $5.99-16.99 Available: Walgreens

POP JUNIOR

GRADE SCHOOL

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS BUILDABLE DINO MEGAZORD ASSORTMENT HASBRO Combine all of the Dino Zords — T. rex, Triceratops, Sabertooth Tiger, Mastodon, and Pterodactyl — to build the ultimate Dino Megazord. MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon

TROLLS WORLD TOUR DJ TROLLEX PARTY MIXER

SUPER MARIO IT’S-A-ME MARIO! FIGURE

MICRO MACHINES SUPER VAN CITY

EKIDS

JAKKS PACIFIC

This party mixer lets kids create their own sick beats with phrases from Trolls World Tour sprinkled in. Includes a microphone, lights, a turntable, and more.

It’s-a-him! This Mario figure has 15 points of articulation and plays more than 30 phrases and sound effects inspired by Super Mario games.

Transform this Super Van into a Super City with a working bridge, a construction site, a high-rise building, and more. Includes three Micro Machines vehicles.

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Target

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Target

POKÉMON CARRY CASE PLAYSET JAZWARES

FGTEEV PARTY IN THE ELEVATOR

JAZWARES

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

WWE WREKKIN’ SLAMBULANCE MATTEL

Bring the world of Pokémon anywhere! Open the foldable playset to discover a Pikachu figure and hidden features in every area.

BONKERS TOYS The action jumps off screen with groovy figures, light-up party favors, and a button that plays the “Party in the Elevator” jam.

This vehicle features breakaway pieces for bumper-to-bumper destruction. Push the chaos button to send the spring-loaded stretcher flying.

MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

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ALTER NATION

MINECRAFT DUNGEONS 3.25-INCH REDSTONE MONSTROSITY

PANDA MONY TOYS

MATTEL

These 6-inch action figures feature human-animal hybrid heroes. Each figure comes packed with a mini comic book and accessories.

The Redstone Monstrosity is more than two times the size of other 3.25-inch-scale figures and features massive, spring-loaded arms.

MSRP: $21.99-24.99 Available: Amazon, Walmart

MSRP: $24.99 Available: Target, Walmart

POP JUNIOR

GRADE SCHOOL

HOT WHEELS MARIO KART BOWSER’S CASTLE CHAOS

L.O.L. SURPRISE! O.M.G. REMIX FASHION DOLLS

MATTEL

MGA ENTERTAINMENT

Race Mario and Bowser side by side on the epic track — but make sure Mario avoids Bowser’s fists!

Unbox 25 surprises with each new music-inspired doll: Kitty K, Pop B.B., Honeylicious, and Lonestar.

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

BAKUGAN DRAGONOID INFINITY

HARRY POTTER REAL TALKING SORTING HAT 2.0 YUME TOYS This 17-inch movie prop replica features five authentic sounds, an animated mouth, and a moving tip. MSRP: $24.99 Available: Barnes & Noble

GODZILLA VS. KONG 11-INCH GIANT KONG (XL) FIGURE PLAYMATES TOYS Bring the epic battle to life with this monstrous figure designed and sculpted based on the upcoming blockbuster film. MSRP: $19.97 | Available: Walmart

THE CHILD SUNSTACHES

HEROES OF GOO JIT ZU MARVEL — HERO PACK

This large-scale action figure features a chest launcher, 10 pieces of exclusive Baku-Gear, and an exclusive, fused Dragonoid x Auxillataur Bakugan Ultra.

SUNSTACHES

MOOSE TOYS

Embody The Child and protect your eyes from the sun with 100% UV protection and impact-resistant lenses.

Bulge, bubble, and stretch the squishy, stretchy, goo-filled versions of Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, and Spider-Man.

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

MSRP: $9.99 Available: Amazon (November)

MSRP: $12.99 (each) Available: Amazon, Walmart

SPIN MASTER

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DISNEY SKETCHY TALES BIG POTATO This game challenges players to draw and guess iconic Disney characters in different scenarios, like Piglet mowing the lawn. MSRP: $19.99 Available: Amazon, Target

ROBLOX ADOPT ME: PET STORE JAZWARES This pet store is inspired by DreamCraft’s Adopt Me! game in Roblox and comes with three figures, accessories, and more. MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon

POP JUNIOR

TWEENS & TEENS

STAR WARS THE CHILD 11-INCH PLUSH TOY MATTEL Fully embrace the cuteness of the 50-year-old baby. Features The Child’s iconic robes from The Mandalorian series and a soft body. MSRP: $24.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

DISNEY: THE HAUNTED MANSION — CALL OF THE SPIRITS GAME

BEYBLADE BURST RISE HYPERSPHERE VORTEX CLIMB BATTLE SET

DUMPLINGS PLUSH

FUNKO GAMES

HASBRO

COMMONWEALTH TOY & NOVELTY CO.

Explore the ghost-infested manor in search of spooky spirits — but beware of Hitchhiking Ghosts, who are notorious for spelling doom.

This customizable Beystadium comes with two battling tops that can climb up ramps and drop in for head-to-head collisions.

MSRP: $24.99 Available: Amazon, Walmart

MSRP: $49.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target

Each adorable dumpling comes in a bamboo steamer container. Includes sticker sheets and a collector’s guide that explains each character’s traits. MSRP: $9.99 | Available: Amazon

POKÉMON BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES

BLACKPINK BROKEN HEART SUPERSTARS

NERF ULTRA THREE

EKIDS

JAZWARES

These Pikachu-inspired headphones are electric! They feature 30 hours of battery life and a built-in microphone.

Break to reveal six surprises, including a 3-inch BLACKPINK figure and a customizable charm bracelet.

This pump-action blaster has an eightdart internal clip that sends darts flying up to 120 feet.

MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Best Buy

MSRP: $9.99 | Available: Target

HASBRO

MSRP: $29.99 Available: Amazon, Walmart

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BILLIE EILISH BAD GUY FIGURE

DISNEY JUNGLE CRUISE ADVENTURE GAME RAVENSBURGER

LEGO SUPER MARIO ADVENTURE STARTER COURSE

In this game based on the Disney Parks ride, players take on the role of skipper to transport cargo and passengers along a dangerous jungle river.

THE LEGO GROUP

This 10.5-inch popstar features 14 points of articulation and eco-friendly packaging that doubles as a backdrop scene. MSRP: $29.99 Available: Target, Walmart

MSRP: $29.99 Available: Amazon, Barnes & Noble

MSRP: $59.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, Entertainment Earth

SHURI: A BLACK PANTHER NOVEL

KINGDOM HEARTS: THE ULTIMATE HANDBOOK

AVENGERS ASSEMBLY NO. 1: ORIENTATION

SCHOLASTIC

SCHOLASTIC

SCHOLASTIC

The New York Times bestselling-author Nic Stone brings kids on an adventure with Shuri as she sets out to save Wakanda.

Explore the hit video game with 96 pages that overview some of the most iconic characters. Includes a fold-out poster.

MSRP: $17.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

MSRP: $8.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

Kamala Khan was an average middle schooler — until her super powers were activated! Ms. Marvel’s new story includes some beloved characters.

PLAYMATES TOYS

POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME BATTLE ACADEMY THE POKÉMON CO. This board game adaptation of the classic Pokémon Trading Card Game makes gameplay an easy-to-learn family experience. Includes three 60-card decks. MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Pokémon Center

Build your course with 231 pieces, then play through the level with the interactive LEGO Mario figure.

MSRP: $13.99 | Available: Amazon, Walmart

MINECRAFT MAGNETIC TRAVEL PUZZLE

INCOHEARENT FAMILY EDITION

THINKFUN

WHAT DO YOU MEME?

Solve 40 increasingly difficult challenges and advance on your Minecraft journey, using the most powerful weapon of all time — your brain!

OH WEM SHE! In this family-friendly version of Incohearent, players compete to guess the gibberish.

MSRP: $14.99 | Available: Amazon

MSRP: $19.99 Available: Amazon, Target

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HARRY POTTER: A POP-UP GUIDE TO DIAGON ALLEY AND BEYOND INSIGHT EDTIONS Explore detailed storefronts and Wizarding World locales including Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, Ollivanders, and the Leaky Cauldron in this elaborately detailed pop-up book. MSRP: $75 | Available: Amazon, Target

UNTITLED GOOSE GAME VINYL SOUNDTRACK IAM8BIT Drop the needle on this double-grooved soundtrack in which composer Dan Golding reinvents Claude Debussy classics for the popular video game. MSRP: $29.99 | Available: iam8bit.com

MEDIA

THE DISNEY PRINCESS: A CELEBRATION OF ART AND CREATIVITY CHRONICLE BOOKS

STAR WARS THE JEDI MIND: SECRETS FROM THE FORCE FOR BALANCE AND PEACE CHRONICLE BOOKS

Explore the visual history of Disney Princesses from 1937-2020 with insight from directors, artists, and more.

Harness the power of the Force to find inner peace and mindfulness through Jedi-centric themes of acceptance, gratitude, self-care, and more.

MSRP: $50 | Available: Amazon

MSRP: $14.95 | Available: Amazon, Target

DC CHRISTMAS CAROLS: WE WISH YOU A HARLEY CHRISTMAS CHRONICLE BOOKS Celebrate the holidays with updates to classic carols featuring DC heroes and villains, including Harley Quinn, The Joker, Batman, Superman, and more. MSRP: $14.95 | Available: Amazon

THE OFFICE: THE OFFICIAL PARTY PLANNING COMMITTEE GUIDE TO PLANNING PARTIES INSIGHT EDITIONS Learn the secrets of Dunder Mifflin’s party planning committee with step-by-step instructions to create themed parties with pranks, recipes, and more. MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon

OUTLANDER KNITTING: THE OFFICIAL BOOK OF 20 KNITS INSPIRED BY THE HIT SERIES

DISNEY 3-INCH VINYL + CROSLEY MINI TURNTABLE

PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE

Spin limited-edition, 3-inch vinyl records featuring songs from Toy Story, The Lion King, and more on an exclusive Crosley miniature suitcase turntable.

SATURDAY AM

MSRP: $80 Available: disneymusicemporium.com

MSRP: $19.99 Available: saturday-am.com

Kate Atherley’s new book includes patterns and plans to create cowls, socks, blankets, and more inspired by the hit Starz series. MSRP: $24.99 | Available: Amazon

DISNEY MUSIC EMPORIUM

SUPER SATURDAY NO. 1 This ultimate magazine for diverse geeks and lovers of manga art includes interviews, tutorials, and four original comics.

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MARVEL’S AVENGERS (XBOX ONE X, PS4, PC)

WHAT THE GOLF? (NINTENDO SWITCH, IOS, PC)

SQUARE ENIX

TRIBAND

Assemble a team of up to four players online, master abilities, customize a Heroes roster, and defend Earth in this third-person, action-adventure game.

This golf game —made by people who hate golf — is an antagonistic combo with constant reinvention of its own rules and an offbeat art style.

MSRP: $59.99 Available: mass retailers

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Steam, Best Buy, Nintendo eShop

VIDEO GAMES

SECRETLAB TITAN 2020 SERIES SECRETLAB We’ve all been gaming with our butts in seats more than ever, and nothing will make sure your butt is more comfortable than this series, with styles that match your favorite esports team’s brand. MSRP: $399-729 Available: secretlab.co

SEGA CONTROLLERS

SUPER MEGA BASEBALL 3 (NINTENDO SWITCH, XBOX ONE X, PS4)

RETRO-BIT

METALHEAD SOFTWARE

These headphones with in-line mic offer top-notch audio performance at a price point that’s just as pleasing to the wallet..

These officially licensed controllers have both wired and wireless options, original and USB ports, and an exclusive six-button arcade pad. Compatiable with the SEGA Genesis and the Genesis Mini.

In a world of cookie-cutter year-in, yearout sports titles, Super Mega Baseball 3 is arcade-esque in style, but admirably serious in its feel.

MSRP: $59 | Available: Best Buy, razer.com

MSRP: $14.99-34.99 | Available: Amazon

RAZER BLACKSHARK V2 X MULTIPLATFORM WIRED ESPORTS HEADSET RAZER

THE LAST OF US, PART II (PS4)

UNTITLED GOOSE GAME — “LOVELY EDITION” (NINTENDO SWITCH, PS4)

NAUGHTY DOG

IAM8BIT

This dark dive into the human psyche is an unflinching — and often unsettling — look into how the choices we make in desperate times define us.

This version of the popular game features eco-packaging, a hand-illustrated town map, and an informative illustrated booklet made exclusively for the physical edition of the game.

MSRP: $59.99 | Available: Amazon, Best Buy, Playstation Store

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: iam8bit.com

MSRP: $44.99 | Available: Steam, Playstation Store, Microsoft Store

XBOX SERIES X MICROSOFT This monolithic column of gaming might is custom-designed to be the most powerful Xbox ever. It’s compatible with four generations of Xbox games. MSRP: $499 Available: mass retailers (Nov. 10)

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LEGENDS ULTIMATE HOME ARCADE 8BITDO ARCADE STICK 8BITDO

ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS (NINTENDO SWITCH)

This arcade-style joystick and button controller, designed for the Nintendo Switch and PC, is a stylish return to the button-mashing ways of arcades of yore.

NINTENDO

MSRP: $89.99 | Available: Amazon

MSRP: $59.99 | Available: mass retailers

This simulator game is a welcomed escape from reality in which players completely customize their own islands.

VIDEO GAMES

ATGAMES This expandable, full-size home arcade machine features 300 arcade and console games built in; professional, arcade-quality controls; a high-definition monitor; and down-firing stereo speakers. MSRP: $599 Available: Sam’s Club, atgames.com

ASUS — ROG ZEPHYRUS GAMING LAPTOP

FALL GUYS: ULTIMATE KNOCKOUT (PS4, PC)

CYBERPUNK 2077 (PS4, XBOX ONE X, PC)

ASUS

DEVOLVER DIGITAL

CD PROJEKT RED

With enough processing strength to graphically render a horse and the style to match, the Zephyrus is — literally — a portable gaming machine.

At a time when we need gaming with friends more than ever, this multiplayer game’s series of clever, competitive obstacle courses will destroy said friendships.

With CD Projekt Red’s epic-scale world building, this game might be a new standard-bearer in open-world gaming. Plus, Keanu Reeves!

MSRP: $1,449.99 Available: Best Buy, asus.com

MSRP: $19.99 Available: Steam, Playstation Store

MSRP: $59.99 Available: mass retailers (Nov. 19)

DOOM ETERNAL (XBOX ONE X, PS4, NINTENDO SWITCH, STADIA, PC)

CYBERPUNK 2077 “M8Z” BY J!NX

GO RETRO! PORTABLE

BETHESDA

J!NX

RETRO-BIT

Doom Eternal is a high-octane, shoot’em-up that will leave you breathless and energized as you tear through horde after horde of Hellspawn.

This 8.75-inch plush collection includes Johnny Silverhand (Keanu Reeves!), Dexter “Dex” Deshawn, Royce, and a Trauma Team Security Specialist.

Game on the go with this handheld console, packed with more than 10 hours of nonstop gameplay and more than 200 classic games.

MSRP: $59.99 Available: mass retailers

MSRP: $14.99 (each) Available: Entertainment Earth, GameStop

MSRP: $34.99 Available: mass retailers

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LEGO NINTENDO NES SYSTEM THE LEGO GROUP For Nintendo fans, LEGO lovers, and nostalgic parents, this set lovingly recreates the Nintendo system that started it all — scrollable Mario included. MSRP: $229.99 Available: Amazon, LEGO stores and lego.com

SUPERLIMINAL (XBOX ONE X, PS4, NINTENDO SWITCH, PC) PILLOWCASTLE GAMES This mind-bending puzzle game forces you to see the mundane around you in new, exciting ways and catches you off guard around every corner. MSRP: $19.99 Available: Nintendo eShop, Microsoft Store, Steam, Playstation Store

LOGITECH STREAMCAM PLUS WEBCAM LOGITECH The Streamcam Plus is an excellent starter cam — it’s high quality, but easy to use and without too many complicated frills. MSRP: $169.99 | Available: Best Buy

NINTENDO GAME & WATCH: SUPER MARIO BROS. NINTENDO This handheld revamp of a classic system has two Super Mario games, a Mario variation of the Game & Watch ball game, a clock, and 35 easter eggs. MSRP: $49.99 Available: nintendo.com (Nov. 13)

PIKMIN 3 DELUXE (NINTENDO SWITCH)

MICROSOFT FLIGHT SIMULATOR 2020 (PC, XBOX ONE X)

NINTENDO

MICROSOFT

Command a crop of tiny, plant-like Pikmin to strategically overcome obstacles, defeat creatures, and more in the deluxe edition of the popular adventure game.

This deeply immersive and measured game experience features real-time flight patterns, 20 flyable aircrafts, photorealistic satellite imaging, and more.

MSRP: $59.99 Available: mass retailers

MSRP: $59.99 | Available: Steam, GameStop, Walmart, Target

SUPER MARIO 3D ALL-STARS (NINTENDO SWITCH) NINTENDO Play three classics in one! Jump into paintings in Super Mario 64, clean up goop in Super Mario Sunshine, and fly between planets in Super Mario Galaxy. MSRP: $59.99 Available: mass retailers

ORI AND THE WILL OF THE WISPS (XBOX ONE X, PC, NINTENDO SWITCH) MOON STUDIOS Beautiful graphics, an affecting story, smooth and graceful gameplay — this modern Metroidvania doesn’t let its pint-sized hero keep it from aiming big. MSRP: $29.99 Available: Steam, Amazon, Best Buy, Nintendo eShop

PLAYSTATION 5 SONY The next-generation spaceship of a console from Sony has a solid state drive, haptic controller feedback, and ray-tracing graphics. MSRP: $499 | Available: mass retailers

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DISNEY VILLAINS DENIM JACKET

MY HERO ACADEMIA PLUS ULTRA DEKU T-SHIRT

CAKEWORTHY

CRUNCHYROLL

This denim jacket stars your favorite Disney villains on the back and Snow White’s poisoned apple on the front lapel.

Rep Deku with this unisex, mock neck T-shirt, featuring a “Plus Ultra” stripe along the shoulders and sleeves.

MSRP: $79.95 Available: Cakeworthy, Unique Vintage

MSRP: $39.95 Available: store.crunchyroll.com

APPAREL

POKÉMON KIGURUMI SAZAC Pull up the hood on these colorful Pokémon onesies to disguise yourself as Jigglypuff, Gengar, or Slowpoke. Sold separately. MSRP: $74.99-77.99 Available: kigurumi-shop.com

STAR WARS CUSTOM COLLECTION ORIGINAL STITCH Customize a Star Wars-themed shirt from the collar to the cuffs with 30 different patterns. Available in casual fit, relaxed Hawaiian, and dress shirt styles. MSRP: $85-120 Available: shop.originalstitch.com

SPACE JAM SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT

CARE BEARS BEDTIME KIMONO

RSVLTS

IRREGULAR CHOICE

Whether you’re team Tune Squad or Monstars, you’ll find your go-to uniform with one of these Space Jam-themed, button-down shirts.

Make a statement in this vibrant kimono, featuring Bedtime Bear dreaming among a bed of technicolored florals.

MSRP: $65 | Available: rsvlts.com

MSRP: $119.95 Available: irregularchoice.com

WONDER WOMAN STAY FIT LEGGING IN BLACK ELEVEN BY VENUS WILLIAMS Channel Wonder Woman’s super strength in these high-wasited, star-speckled leggings with power mesh panels down the legs. MSRP: $99 Available: elevenbyvenuswilliams.com

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS X UNIQUE VINTAGE DRACULA PRINT RACHEL SWING DRESS UNIQUE VINTAGE Pay homage to classic horror with this fangtastic Dracula-print dress, featuring an adjustable belt and a back zipper. MSRP: $118 | Available: Unique Vintage

STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN THE CHILD SKETCH TIE-DYE GIRLS T-SHIRT HOT TOPIC The Child is a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day in this T-shirt showcasing the pintsized star from The Mandalorian. MSRP: $24.90 | Available: Hot Topic

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POKÉMON POLO SHIRTS ORIGINAL STITCH Design the shirt of your dreams with customizable Pokémon embroideries, pocket fabrics, Poké Ball buttons, and more. MSRP: $85 Available: shop.originalstitch.com

GOOSEBUMPS LIME PUFFER JACKET DUMBGOOD This quilted jacket features Goosebumps logos on the front, back, and sleeve; and a Scholastic Books patch also on the sleeve. MSRP: $150 | Available: dumbgood.com

LEVI’S X HELLO KITTY SKINNY WOMEN’S JEANS LEVI’S Be as stylish as Hello Kitty herself in Levi’s classic 501 design with a skinny leg and a laser-etched print. MSRP: $148 | Available: levis.com

JAMMIES FOR YOUR FAMILIES STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN & THE CHILD HOLIDAY PAJAMA SET

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS SAVAGE PATRICK T-SHIRT

KOHL’S

HOT TOPIC

Come to the merry side with matching pajamas for the family, featuring Mando and The Child sending their galaxy greetings.

Don’t mess with Patrick Star. SpongeBob’s bestie has gone into savage mode on this pink T-shirt made of 100% cotton.

MSRP: $24-54 | Available: Kohl’s

MSRP: $20.90 | Available: Hot Topic

COBRA KAI COBRA CONTENDER PULLOVER HOODIE AND SWEATPANT

HER UNIVERSE DOCTOR WHO TARDIS BUTTON-FRONT RETRO DRESS

CONTENDERS CLOTHING

HER UNIVERSE

Get your sweat on while getting down with Cobra Kai in this matching hoodie and sweatpant duo (sold separately).

Travel back in time in this retro-style, button-front dress, adorned with an all-over print of the TARDIS in shades of blue.

MSRP: $48-59 Available: contendersclothing.com

MSRP: $54.90 Available: heruniverse.com

PIXAR STITCH SHOPPE COCO MARIGOLD BRIDGE “SANDY” SKIRT

TMNT RETRO NICKELODEON BLACK SATIN JACKET

STITCH SHOPPE BY LOUNGEFLY

CHALK LINE

This skirt captures the wonder of Coco, featuring Miguel walking across a marigold bridge into the Land of the Dead.

The heroes in a half shell put on their Sunday best with this retro-inspired jacket, featuring a 100% satin shell.

MSRP: $80 | Available: loungefly.com, Unique Vintage

MSRP: $134.99 Available: chalk-line.com

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NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM CONTROLLER BELT BAG DANIELLE NICOLE

NEOPETS COLLECTION SHOYRU NECKLACE

Merge fashion and gaming with this NES-inspired belt bag, featuring two zipper compartments and an interior zipper pocket.

WHAT’S YOUR PASSION?

MSRP: $68 | Available: Amazon, Hot Topic, BoxLunch, danielle-nicole.com

MSRP: $125 Available: comicbookjewelry.com

Keep your Neopets close to your heart with a necklace that includes a code for an exclusive in-game item on neopets.com.

ACCESSORIES

STAR WARS DARTH VADER POPWALLET+ POPSOCKETS This slim wallet can hold up to three cards and features a swappable PopGrip with a Darth Vader design. MSRP: $24.99 Available: Amazon, popsockets.com

STAR WARS X PANDORA COLLECTION

STUDIO GHIBLI SPIRITED AWAY SOOT SPRITES MISMATCH EARRINGS

PLATFORM 9 ¾ COLLECTION

PANDORA

HOT TOPIC

JUJUBE

Customize your arm party with 11 Star Wars charms that you can add to the Star Wars Clasp Snake Chain Bracelet.

These mismatched earrings feature a drop of Soot Sprites and star candy inspired by the Studio Ghibli film Spirited Away.

Head to Hogwarts with a collection of totes, crossbody bags, backpacks, and more featuring a matching Harry Potter print.

MSRP: $45-90 | Available: Pandora

MSRP: $7.90 | Available: Hot Topic

MSRP: $25-175 | Available: jujube.com

PEANUTS X MARC JACOBS THE COMIC JOGGER MARC JACOBS The gang’s all here with this ‘70s-inspired leather and ripstop nylon running shoe that features a playful Peanuts print. MSRP: $295 | Available: Marc Jacobs

TIMEX T80 X PAC-MAN 34MM STAINLESS STEEL BRACELET WATCH TIMEX

DISNEY’S FROZEN 2 ANNA AND ELSA FILIGREE RINGS ROCKLOVE JEWELRY

This digital watch plays the Pac-Man theme song and features a light-up display. It’s available in black, silver, or gold.

These sterling silver rings are inspired by Anna and Elsa’s garments in Disney’s Frozen 2, and feature cubic zirconia crystals in mauve and aqua.

MSRP: $79 | Available: Timex, Nordstrom, Walmart

MSRP: $85 (each) Available: rocklove.com

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DONALD DUCK EARRINGS BAUBLEBAR The magic is in the details with these dangling Donald Duck earrings that are made of colorful glass stones and beads. MSRP: $65 Available: shopDisney, Disney stores

PIXAR 4 BOX SET STANCE

MARVEL TONY STARK “I LOVE YOU 3000” LIMITED EDITION TIMEPIECE CITIZEN This light-powered, rose gold watch recreates Tony Stark’s Mark 1 Arc Reactor on the dial and never needs a battery. MSRP: $495 | Available: citizenwatch.com

NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS NEON KANJI HAT FYE

LOUNGEFLY X NICKELODEON RUGRATS REPTAR BAR AOP ZIP AROUND WALLET LOUNGEFLY This 6-by-4-inch, vegan leather wallet features the Rugrats squad showing off their Reptar bars and green tongues. MSRP: $40 Available: Amazon, loungefly.com

SWAROVSKI WONDER WOMAN COLLECTION

The kanji translates to “Halloween Town, Moonlight, Mischief, and Madness” on the front and “Nightmare Before Christmas” on the back.

SWAROVSKI

Keep your toes toasty with stripped-down designs of Pixar classics that showcase the art behind the animation process. MSRP: $80 | Available: stance.com

MSRP: $21.99 | Available: FYE

MSRP: $79-229 | Available: Swarovski

SKECHERS X DR. SEUSS COLLECTION SKECHERS Skip all the way to Whoville in a whimsical collection of sneakers inspired by the Cat in the Hat and the Grinch. MSRP: $53-90 Available: skechers.com

CAPTAIN AMERICA SILK TIE DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS, GAMES AND PUBLISHING Suit up with this 100% silk power tie, featuring embroidered Captain America shields over navy herringbone. MSRP: $55.99 | Available: shopDisney

From cuffs to statement earrings, these sparkling styles draw inspiration from Wonder Woman’s golden armor and eagle wings.

LESPORTSAC X SESAME STREET SHERPA COLLECTION LESPORTSAC Sweep the clouds away with fuzzy wristlets, crossbody belt bags, and backpacks inspired by Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Oscar the Grouch. MSRP: $24-125 Available: lesportsac.com (November)

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BACK TO THE FUTURE LOU’S CAFE CHOCOLATE BAR

SOLO MAT

FYE

Jabba the Hut’s favorite decoration can now be your favorite reversible, non-slip workout accessory. We hear that Carbonite does wonders for your aura.

This is heavy — and sweet! Discover a hidden note from Marty inside the treat. MSRP: $4.99 Available: FYE (November)

ONNIT

MSRP: $64.99 | Available: onnit.com

MUST-HAVE MERCH

DR. FAUCI 10-INCH PLUSH FIGURE BLEACHER CREATURES Memorialize the weirdest year in history with a collectible version of the shining star of the pandemic. MSRP: $19.99 Available: bleachercreatures.com

DISNEY SKETCHBOOK ORNAMENT COLLECTION

CLUB MOCCHI- MOCCHI- TOM NOOK & GOOMBA 15-INCH PLUSH

COLOURPOP LAND COLLECTION

TOMY INTERNATIONAL

COLOUR POP

These super-soft plush toys feature Animal Crossing and Super Mario Bros. characters that you can cuddle throughout the winter.

This beauty collection based on Candy Land features Princess Lolly lip gloss, a Candy Castle shadow palette, and more.

Deck the halls with everything Disney! This year’s additions include a singing Moana and Maui, a 10th-anniversary Tangled limited release, and The Child.

MSRP: $29.99 (each) Available: Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy

MSRP: $9-22 | Available: Ulta Beauty, colourpop.com

MSRP: $19.99-24.99 Available: shopDisney

DOCTOR WHO 19-INCH STOCKING KURT S. ADLER Images of all 13 Doctors can guard your home and your presents. Just remember to stay out of London on Christmas Eve. MSRP: $12.99 Available: Entertainment Earth

HALLMARK KEEPSAKE HARRY POTTER HOGWARTS TREE SKIRT HALLMARK This wintry Hogwarts tree skirt features working lights and the names of the houses embroidered around the border. MSRP: $99.99 | Hallmark, Amazon

DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS, GAMES AND PUBLISHING

BACK TO THE FUTURE ADVENT CALENDAR PLAYMOBIL Travel to the past and the future every day in December with 97 detailed pieces, including the clock tower. MSRP: $34.99 | Available: Amazon, Entertainment Earth

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MYTHIC EDITION 9-POCKET ZIPPERED PRO-BINDER FOR MAGIC: THE GATHERING ULTRA PRO INTERNATIONAL Store up to 360 cards in style. This binder features side-loaded pages with a black web backing to give the cards a framed look. MSRP: $39.99 Available: Amazon, Ultra PRO

JUMBO D20 DICE PLUSH FOR DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ULTRA PRO INTERNATIONAL Soft and cuddly, this dice plush is 10 inches in diameter, which makes it perfect for all different types of adventures. MSRP: $25.99 Available: Ultra PRO (November)

MUST-HAVE MERCH

MEGA CONTRUX GAME OF THRONES BATTLE OF WINTERFELL

REPLITRONICS HOTLINE 16000 POWER BANK

MATTEL

NEW WAVE TOYS

Put together more than 1,200 pieces to recreate the gloomy battle with Jon Snow, Arya Stark, White Walkers, and more.

A phone charger — but make it ‘80s. This new take on an old classic can charge three devices at once.

MSRP: $99.99 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Entertainment Earth

MSRP: $39.99 | Available: Amazon, newwavetoys.com

TETRIS ICONS LIGHT PALADONE This light has three modes: standard, color phasing, and music reactive. It’s powered by a USB cable or batteries. MSRP: $34.99 Available: Entertainment Earth (preorder, shipping in January)

WONDER WOMAN 1984 BARBIE TWO-DOLL GIFT SET MATTEL Diana Prince and Steve Trevor don their movie-inspired wardrobes. Both dolls feature articulation for powerful poses. MSRP: $80 | Available: Amazon, Target, Walmart

STAR WARS 2021 COLLECTOR’S EDITION CALENDAR TRENDS INTERNATIONAL This calendar celebrates the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back and comes wrapped in an exclusive gift box. MSRP: $29.99 | Available: Amazon

STAR WARS ORIGAMI 2: 34 MORE PROJECTS FROM A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…

HARRY POTTER TEA COSY AND EGG COSY KNITTING KIT

WORKMAN PUBLISHING Origami master Chris Alexander shows fans how create paper projects based on the five most recent Star Wars films.

Fans can weave some magic into their lives with this kit inspired by Mrs. Weasley’s famous sweaters. Includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions.

MSRP: $19.99 | Available: Amazon

MSRP: $25.99 | Available: Eaglemoss

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