San Diego Comic Con International
San Diego Comic Con International

San Diego Comic Con is less than a week away, and the Collective bloggers are READY! The Spaniard shared ten tips to make con life easier, Collectress showed us where to fill in our dance cards, and I’m going to be your personal shopper for the chicest geek gear! If you’re planning on attending the show, you can find these collectibles on the floor, ready and waiting for you to take them home. Get your swag bag prepped, and check out these 5 exclusives at SDCC this year.


Star Trek Ale at the Star Trek Beyond Premiere

Shmaltz - Star Trek 50

Shmaltz Brewing Company boldly goes to San Diego for the debut of its unique Collector’s Edition 50th Anniversary Release commemorating Star Trek 50, Golden Anniversary Ale: The Trouble With Tribbles. Available at the premiere of Star Trek Beyond (IMAX, Embarcadero Marina Park, July 20) and onsite at Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center.

Pop Funko’s Con Exclusives $10+

There will be hundreds (f not thousands) of Pop Funkos, but these collectibles will be at SDCC first. My mom doesn’t know it, but she’s getting an Indiana Jones souvenir (last year it was Darth Vader) and I’m getting Violet, of course.

Indiana Jones with the Golden Statue


Violet Beauregard 


It’s that time of year again, when we are forced to go to graduations in the scalding heat of June and Dad pulls out the grill to get his BBQ on for Father’s day (June 19).


Here are 5 cool gifts for the grad or Dad in your life, gathered from the darkest corners of the interwebs for your convenience.

C. Diva

Find me over on Twitter and Tumblr rambling, per usual.

Star Wars Darth Vader Pen Holder $30

I’m not a dad, nor am I graduating, but I want this. Like, really, really bad. A great addition to the geeky stuff your fave grad/dad already has on their desk, this Darth Vader pen holder sure to make all the office droids jealous.