Holiday Shopping Guide for Comic Collectors

Some recommendations for the holiday season

Coming up with great gift ideas can be challenging, so we put together a list of some of our favorites from 2018, as well as some items we’d love to get this holiday season. If you need help with a specific recommendation, be sure to message us on Twitter!

For Marvel Fans

Bill Sienkiewicz Mutants and Moon Knights Artifact Edition 
Sienkiewicz is a legend. I absolutely love his artwork and style. This is going to be hard to find at a decent price, but this hardcover is worth every penny. List Price: $125; Price at publish: $299

Buy on: Amazon / eBay

Daredevil: Born Again
Frank Miller’s iconic Daredevil run inspired the latest season of Daredevil on Netflix. Read the source material from which the storyline was based. Price at publish: $13.59

Buy on: Amazon

Captain Marvel (2012 + 2014), Volume 1
Prep for the Captain Marvel movie coming in 2019 by reading two runs by award-winning write Kelly Sue Deconnick. Price starting at: $13.92

Buy the 2012 series Volume One at: Amazon
Buy the 2014 series Volume One at: Amazon

Marvel Legends Series: Wolverine and Sentinel 2-pack
Straight from Days of Future Past! The Sentinel even has programmed sound effects and phrases. Price at publish: $99.99 

Buy on: Amazon

Marvel Deadpool Retro 8in Action Figure Set
The Merc With a Mouth comes complete with three different looks: classic, X-Force, and modern. No Deadpool action figure is complete without unmasked Wade. Only 3,000 sets made. Price at publish: $64

Buy on: TFAW

Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross
A beautiful and vibrant collection of Alex Ross’ work at Marvel. Collects hundreds of drawings, paintings, and photographs that touch every corner of the Marvel Universe. Price at publish: $31.45

Buy at: Amazon


For DC Fans

Watchmen, Deluxe Edition
Re-read the masterpiece in preparation for the HBO series coming in 2019. This deluxe hardcover contains bonus materials and sketches. Price at publish: $27.95

Buy on: Amazon

Doom Patrol Volume 1 (2017)
Gerard Way takes the spirt of Grant Morrison’s legendary run of Doom Patrol and breaks new ground with the warped team dynamic of the world’s strangest heroes. Price at publish: $11.55

Buy on: Amazon


Batman: White Knight 
Story and art by Sean Murphy. You can’t go wrong with Murphy’s art, but the story was one of my favorites from 2018. Can the Joker become the hero Gotham needs? Price at publish: $13.38

Buy at: Amazon / TFAW


One: 12 Collective Ascending Knight Batman Action Figure
Multiple heads, fists, and may accessories makes this high quality Batman figure a must have for any fan. Price at publish: $85

Buy at: TFAW

Wonder Woman Miracle Action Figure
Multiple heads and versions of accessories, like the Lasso of Truth and Sword of Athena, makes this high quality, intricately designed action figure a must buy. Price at publish: $37.49 (50% off)

Buy at: TFAW


For Indie Fans

Saga (Deluxe Hardcovers) -Volumes One and Two
The highly acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy series from Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples, collected in hardcover format. Each volume collects 18 issues, as well as bonus materials, sketches, and much more. Price at publish: $33.99

Buy Volume One at: Amazon
Buy Volume Two at: Amazon

Funko POP! Bloody Lying Cat (Saga)
From BKV and Fiona Staple’s award-winning Saga series. An exclusive from Free Comic Book Day 2018. Price at publish: $7.19

Buy at: TFAW

Deadly Class (Deluxe Hardcovers) – Volumes One and Two
A perfect way to prep for the SyFy series starting in January. From Rick Remender and Wes Craig, Deadly Class is my absolute favorite ongoing series. Price at publish: $43.04

Buy Volume One at: Amazon
Buy Volume Two at: Amazon

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McLoud
A must read for anyone interested in storytelling and visual communication. A deep dive into the history, technical components, and significance of comic art. Price at publish: $16.99

Buy at: Amazon

Gideon Falls, Volume One and Volume Two
A highly recommended ongoing horror series from Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino. Volume One collects issues 1-6 and Two collects 7-11. One of my favorite series of 2018. Price starting at: $7.40

Buy Volume 1 at: Amazon / TFAW
Buy Volume 2 at: Amazon

Black Hammer, Library Edition: Volume 1
This deluxe hardcover contain the first two arcs of the Eisner award-winning retro superhero series. Highly recommended. Price at publish: $31.44

Buy at: Amazon


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