Posters and Art Gift Ideas for the Geek in Your Life With Bare Walls

Most of us have that friend, the one without a single piece of decoration on the walls. Just vast expanses of bare space. The good news is that this makes it easy to come up with something to get them. The bad news is that, after this, you may actually end up with too many things to buy. Here's our gift guide for the… » 11/24/13 10:00am 11/24/13 10:00am

Webcomic Gift Ideas for People Who Don't Read Webcomics

Every year, I try to buy a few of my Christmas gifts from webcomic creators. It's a great way to support independent artists and you can end up with some cool and unusual gifts to dole out. But what do you do if the people in your life don't read and love the same webcomics you do—or any webcomics at all? Fortunately,… » 11/25/12 1:00pm 11/25/12 1:00pm

Science Fiction and Fantasy DVD Sets That Make Amazing Gifts

Everyone you know is hard to shop for. That's because everybody's hard to shop for, period. Finding the right present for all the humans in your life can be nearly impossible, without telepathy. And that's why God made DVD box sets. Almost everybody has a DVD player, and would like to catch up on a TV show they missed, … » 11/19/12 2:13pm 11/19/12 2:13pm

Last Minute Holiday Gifts You Can Buy Or Make

Right now the stores are flooded with shoppers trying to squeeze in some last-minute gift shopping. So what's a discerning science fiction fan to do? Don't settle for the final scraps at the stores — we've compiled a list of presents you can make or purchase online, without any threat of "out of stock" signs. It's a… » 12/21/11 1:43pm 12/21/11 1:43pm

io9's Ultimate Futuristic Gift Guide for 2011

It's that dreaded time of year, when you face your greatest challenge: Finding presents for all your friends and loved ones. But don't worry! We've got your back — with our indispensable guide to the best gifts for science fiction fans and science nerds. » 12/14/11 5:00pm 12/14/11 5:00pm

Recent Science Fiction and Fantasy Books that Make Perfect Gifts

One of the most common types of holiday gifts is the Coffee Table Book — big, expensive, and usually something people flip through instead of actually reading. But what if you could give a book that would fascinate your friends as well as looking like a status item? » 11/22/11 12:51pm 11/22/11 12:51pm

Gift Ideas For 10 Major Species Of Science Fiction Fan

Knowing what to buy your favorite science fiction or fantasy genre junkie can be a taxing chore. You're posed with some important questions, like Dalek or Vulcan? Cthulhu or rainbow-vomiting dinosaurs? We empathize. Here are several dozen nifty, covetable gifts that will cater to the genre junkie in your life, no… » 11/21/11 3:25pm 11/21/11 3:25pm

A Brilliant List of Science Books for People Who Want Their Minds Blown

While everybody is getting stoned on turkey and starch this holiday season, you're hoping to join a secret collective of super-intelligent scientists who will invent faster-than-light travel and cure cancer. We understand. That's why we've put together this list of great science books that came out in the past year —… » 11/18/11 9:00am 11/18/11 9:00am

DVD Box Sets That Make Thrilling Holiday Gifts

When you really want to show people you care about them, the best present is one that they can spend hours exploring. And nothing sucks people in quite like a really feature-heavy DVD or Blu-ray box set, full of special features, alternate versions and commentary tracks. » 11/16/11 3:13pm 11/16/11 3:13pm

Awesome graphic novels that even non-comics readers will love

Giving graphic novels as gifts to non-comics readers can be hard — after all, there are only so many copies of Watchmen one can give before they stop being books and start becoming the construction materials for an Alan Moore-themed play fort. » 11/15/11 2:45pm 11/15/11 2:45pm