Pop Culture Weekly with Kyle McMahon's Holiday Gift Guide for the Star Wars Fan!
There are very few things that have been as big and long lasting in pop culture as Star Wars. Due to that popularity, an entire multi billion dollar industry has popped up ranging from children's toys to pet products to very expensive collectors pieces. As a Star Wars fan myself, I've put together this list of some cool items you can give to the Star Wars fan in your life - or gift it to yourself.
Enjoy Pop Culture Weekly with Kyle McMahon's Holiday Gift Guide for the Star Wars Fan!
Just in time for Christmas, The Star Wars Archives Episodes IV-VI 1977-1983 is a beautiful behind the scenes look at the complete making of the original trilogy. At over 500 pages with concept art, storyboards, scripts and so much more, it is literally the tome for fans of the original Star Wars trilogy. Get Star Wars Archives Episodes IV-VI from Amazon here!
This Star Wars: The Black Series Darth Vader Premium Helmet is one of the coolest gifts you can get for the Star Wars fan in your life. This life size helmet not only makes for an awesome display piece but it actually will emit sounds from the Star Wars saga. Get the Star Wars: The Black Series Darth Vader Premium Helmet (Amazon Exclusive) on Amazon here!
Any Star Wars fan worth their salt has a favorite Lightsaber, so this Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection from Insight Editions is the perfect gift for your Star Wars fan. Insight Editions never fail to make lovingly beautiful celebrations of the subject of its books and Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection is no exception. This is the definitive guide to lightsabers. Get Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection on Amazon here!
There's a lot of love (& some hate too) for Kylo Ren, but it goes without saying that he is a vital part of the Star Wars Skywalker Saga. So this Kylo Ren 10" Funko Pop is perfect for the Star Wars fan in your life. Oversized and awesome, this makes a great gift for the Star Wars fan in your life. Get the Kylo Ren 10" Funko Pop from Amazon here!
The first live action Star Wars show, The Mandalorian is both universally loved and critically acclaimed. So this LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian - The Child Building Kit is a great holiday gift for your Star Wars fan. Coming in at 1,073 pieces, the kit measures at about 7.5" tall and 8.5" wide when complete. Get the LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian - The Child Building Kit on Amazon here!
Any Star Wars fan would love to have their very own high quality lightsaber in their collection. This Duel Lightsaber with Force Hit FX is a great gift to fulfill that need. It comes in multiple colors - I love the black one the best - and measures 43" long with an aluminum hilt. Get the Duel Lightsaber with Force Hit FX from Amazon here!
Very few Star Wars fans would not turn down their very own Baby Yoda. So this The Mandalorian: The Child Animatronic Figure from Hasbro is perfect for them! Measuring at nearly 10", this lifelike, talking moving The Child figure is the next best thing to the real deal. Get The Mandalorian: The Child Animatronic Figure from Entertainment Earth here!
What better book to give a Star Wars collector than a book about Star Wars collecting? Star Wars: Collecting A Galaxy - The Art of Sideshow Collectibles from Insight Editions is a 348 page book chronicling the long running work of Sideshow Collectibles with their incredible Star Wars work. From concept sketches to prototypes to finished product and marketing materials, this book is one any Star Wars fan will love. Get Star Wars: Collecting A Galaxy - The Art of Sideshow Collectibles on Amazon here!
For the room, apartment or home of a Star Wars fan, this Framed Star Wars Word Art is an absolutely stunning show piece from artist Scott W Smith. Incredibly, each of these three prints is made up of the opening crawl and every single line of dialogue from the original Star Wars trilogy. Get the Framed Star Wars Word Art on Amazon here!
Abrams Books is another publisher I can't recommend highly enough. Their book Star Wars: The Art of The Mandalorian (Season One) looks to be another knock out of the park. At 256 pages, the book goes behind the scenes of the Disney+ hit with interviews, photos, sketches and concept art from the key players who created the series. Get Star Wars: The Art of The Mandalorian (Season One) on Amazon here!
Speaking of concept art, the Funko Star Wars Concept Series Funko POPs are an excellent gift for the Star Wars fan. This Funko POP series recreates some of the original concept art for the Star Wars films. The first wave in the series was a convention exclusive with the POPs now going for hundreds of dollars. Don't make that mistake again and pre-order this new wave for the Star Wars fan in your life before they're gone.
Get Star Wars Concept Series Yoda on Amazon here!
Get Star Wars Concept Series Alternative Vader on Amazon here!
Get Star Wars Concept Series R2-DE on Amazon here!
Get Star Wars Concept Series C-3PO on Entertainment Earth here!
This upcoming book from Insight Editions is perfect for the creative or knitting Star Wars fan in your life. Star Wars: Knitting The Galaxy is the official Star Wars knitting pattern book. The book features 28 patterns ranging from beginner to advanced level and includes patterns like an Ewok Hood and Luke Skylwalkers cropped Flight Vest so there's cool projects for knitters at every level. Get Star Wars: Knitting The Galaxy on Amazon here!
So what do you think? Let me know what you get and let's talk pop culture and Star Wars!
Additionally, check out our other Holiday Gift Guides:
Pop Culture Weekly's Holiday Gift Guide for the Harry Potter Fan
Pop Culture Weekly's Holiday Gift Guide for the Horror Fan
Pop Culture Weekly's Holiday Gift Guide for the Marvel Fan
Pop Culture Weekly's Holiday Gift Guide for the Technology Fan
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