The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

Today begins the greatest adventure of all: shopping for your loved ones. (Or you could sleep in and start on Monday.) To help you lock on to the most optimal gift targets, we've created lists of the best DVD, book, toy and all-purpose fan presents. Here's our complete 2013 gift guide.

Top image: Mount Egmont, New Zealand, from the book Earth from Space by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

All the Toys and Collectibles You'll Hate to Give Away This Year

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

Are you already panicking about what to buy your friends and family for the holidays this year? Don't. First of all, it isn't even December yet, and second of all, we've assembled yet another guide of 20 great gift ideas for the people in your life who know receiving toys on Christmas never goes out of style. More...


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

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

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 poster- and art-needing geek in your life! More...


The Most Festive and Geeky T-Shirts of the Season

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

We all want cool new tees to wear for the holidays, so it's a perfect time to give a beautiful and/or weird fashion statement to your favorite people. Here are are some of our favorites this season. More...


Make someone's holiday happier with our ultimate comic gift guide

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

Man is it a good time to be a comic fan. There are so many great titles — and so many great re-releases of classic titles — that we have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to our friends and loved ones shopping for us. So do yourself a favor and make their job easier by sending them this comic and graphic novel gift guide. More...


Gift Ideas for the 10 Major Species of Science Fiction Fan

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

Buying presents for the science fiction and fantasy fan in your life can be a major challenge — because no two fans are the same. It's just not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Some people love Star Trek, others love Superman. So here's our gift guide for the 10 major species of fans! More...


Holiday Gift Books for Lovers of Science and Science Fiction

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

There's nothing better than a gorgeous coffee table book or special edition to leaf through during the holidays. We've got recommendations of gift books for people who are fans of scientific discovery — and science fictional exploration. More...


Here Are the Items that Your Gamer Friends Actually Want as Presents

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

If there's a tabletop gamer in your life, your gift-giving dilemma is one of abundance – there are so many awesome things to give a gamer, how do you pick the right one? We'll sort you out with this guide to great gaming gifts. More...


The Ultimate Motherlode of DVD Box Sets for the Holidays

The Ultimate io9 Gift Guide for 2013

All your friends have Netflix. We can all access a wealth of movies any time we want. But DVD box sets can still make fantastic gifts, if they're cool-looking enough, and contain stuff your loved ones will watch over and over. Here are the most beautiful (and cheapest) DVD box sets to give to your friends and family. More...