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Sci-Fi Block Subscription Box Review + Coupon – August 2016

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Sci-Fi Block is a block from Nerd Block. It joins the likes of the original Nerd Block boxHorror Block, Arcade Block, and Comic Block subscriptions, and focuses on bringing you the best in science fiction!

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Sci-Fi Block

The Cost: $19.99 plus shipping (Shipping is $8.75 to Canada, $9.50 to US, $12.50 Worldwide)

COUPON: Use coupon code MSA10 to save 10% off your first month!

The Products: Every Nerd Block comes with a custom t-shirt (in your size) and 5-6 geeky items.

Ships to: US, Canada, and Worldwide!

Check out all of my Sci-Fi Block Reviews to get more information on this subscription. Check out all of our Geeky Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Sci-Fi Block profile page.

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Good To Know: Sci-Fi Block, like all other Nerd Blocks, does not have a monthly theme – but you will know, at least, 3 franchises that will be in the box before it ships.

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Each month comes with an info card with all the information you need to know about your box.

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Another new feature across all blocks, including Sci-Fi Block, is that you’ll receive a $10 ShirtPunch credit in every box. You’ll be able to purchase shirts and toys from their site. Personally, I’ve been getting POPs with these credit vouchers – in most cases, I end up only paying the $6 shipping charge.

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Planet of the Apes Shirt – Value $15?

This month’s exclusive shirt features Planet of the Apes. It’s a cool design featuring that classic scene! While I’m not a huge fan of the movies, I absolutely appreciate a classic – I usually end up watching them with my parents.

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Zapp Brannigan POP – Value $8-9 on Amazon

This month, everyone received a Futurama POP! Who did you receive? My POP was Zapp Brannigan – who is new to my collection, so I couldn’t have received a better POP selection!

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Doctor Who Time Squad Keychain – Value $10-15

This month, subscribers also received a Doctor Who vinyl keychain. These are blind box – so you could have received numerous variants of possible characters.

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I received the Weeping Angel as my blind box vinyl keychain.

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You can also remove the keychain from the top of the vinyl figure if you’d like to simply display it upright.

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Terminator Mega Bloks Build A Character – Value $6.99

This month also featured an item from Terminator: Genisys. Everyone received a resistance soldier build-a-character.

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Here’s the completed Mega Blok scene. The soldier had numerous little items you could add to him if you like – or you could store them in one of the little crates!

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Lost in Space Robot Model – Value $10

The final item in the box is a plastic model for the Lost in Space Robot.

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There are a bunch of little pieces to assemble. You will need rubber cement or some type of glue for this project – which we did not have.

Verdict: This Sci-Fi Block didn’t hit many of my personal fandoms, so it’s hard to call it a big win. That being said, I’ll take a Futurama POP any day of the week – I love that item! If you’re a fan of the more old-school Sci-Fi, this would be a really good box for you – as I rarely see Lost in Space or Planet of the Apes in subscription boxes.

What did you think of the August Sci-Fi Block?


Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. I just subscribed a couple weeks ago and this was my first box. I found it kind of disappointing, it didn’t hit many of my faves either. I did like the POP and the shirt though, so not too bad. I love Doctor Who, but I got Clara…and she’s…not my favorite. I would have been happy with anyone else. Lol. Next month looks much more exciting for me!

  2. That t-shirt is awesome, and who would not love a Futurama pop?

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