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Loot Crate Stranger Things Limited Edition Crate Review

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Every once in a while, Loot Crate releases a Limited Edtion box – in the past, we’ve seen limited edition boxes featuring Star Wars, Call of Duty, Aliens, Gears of War, and Ghostbusters to name a few. This limited edition crate features one of my personal favorite shows – Stranger Things!

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The Box: Stranger Things Crate

The Cost: $59.99 + $10 S/H

The Products: “A limited edition bundle of exclusive collectibles, apparel and more, inspired by the world of Stranger Things.”

  • Exclusive collectibles, apparel & more
  • $111+ USD Value
  • Celebrating Stranger Things seasons 1 & 2 on Netflix

Ships to: 27 countries including US, Canada, Australia, and the UK!

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The products ranged from wearables to vinyl figures – so a normal assortment of geeky goods!

How great is this information card! It’s a great way to start the unboxing!

On the back, you’ll see all of the items in the box.

OK, let’s go!

Stranger Things Punk Raglan – Value $20+?

The box includes a raglan featuring Eleven and her punk look from season 2 along with the crew and the Demogorgon.

It’s definitely got a more retro vibe, as intended with the show’s vibe – and includes one of the show’s lines, “Friends Don’t Lie”.

The back has a small little logo as well. Fit wise, it fits me as intended!

SuperEmoScenes Eleven vs. Demogorgon Variant – Value $20?

We got the non-Upside Down version of this figure in the October core crate – so I actually liked also getting the variant as a collector.

It comes in three pieces that easily snap together.

This variant includes the intense version of Eleven!

Someone needs to figure out a good way of putting this upside down with the regular one – that’s a cool display idea!

The Loot Crate Artist Series figure line takes the art from designers and brings it into the 3D world. This one is based on the art from SuperEmoFriends artist J Salvador. It’s about 4.5 inches tall with a 5-inch depth when it’s all constructed.

Creation Crib Eleven & Mike Figure – Value 15-20?

The second of two figures features Eleven and Mike from season one and is based on the art of Brian Baity.

This figure is about 4 inches tall.

Anna thinks Mike looks like Marky Ramone! Overall, I like getting these unique figures from Loot Crate that aren’t available anywhere else.

What is your favorite Loot Crate figure line? The Artist Series is definitely my favorite so far.

SuperEmoPlush Upside Down Barb Plush – Value $15-20?

Like the initial figure, this plush is based on the art of J Salvador.

Now you can push for #JusticeForBarb with this 8-inch plush. It’ll sit upright for display, as well! Poor Barb.

Eleven & Hopper Socks Set – Value $20?

You’ll get two pairs of socks featuring one of the best duos in season two – Eleven and Hopper.

The Eleven socks feature an Eggo waffle design!

Hopper’s design features one of his opening lines from season one “Mornings are for coffee and contemplation”! The socks are a bit tight on my feet, but they are soft and padded – which is nice – but it was a pain getting them on my feet.

Hawkins Middle School Journal – Value $10-15?

You’ll get an 8×5.5 inch ruled journal – which is styled after that old-school 80’s look!

It even comes with arcade tickets as a bookmark – you can tell they had some fun making this box!

Overall, it’s a pretty normal notebook – but it does give me those nostalgic vibes.

Trading Cards Wax Pack – Value $10?

Get ready for more nostalgia with a pack of 11 trading cards.

They’re done in that classic card look of the 80’s and early 90’s – I really expect to find a stick of gum in the pack!

These cards are pretty fun with the details from episodes on the back of each card.

The cards all go together to make a Season 2 poster! I grew up collecting the special Marvel cards that would go together to create a battle scene – so this was a nice little flashback.

80’s Concert Button Set – Value $10?

You’ll receive 4 1.5 buttons with a bit of 8’s flair.

They feature Max, Hopper, The AV Club, and the simple show logo!

Verdict: As a vinyl figure collector/hoarder, I really liked the figures! On top of that, I’ve already worn the socks and the plush is another fun addition to my shelf. While the value is there, my totals are up around $135 – I wouldn’t say that there was a big hero item that made it really feel like the $70 price tag was a steal of a deal and I’m willing to bet more people felt a bit let down. Combine that with it being very late, and much later than the season 2 debut, and it was already getting a bit of side-eye before unboxing – so let me know what you think!

What do you think of the Stranger Things Limited Edition Crate?

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!

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  1. I’ve gotten a few special crates previously and enjoyed, but I can’t say the same for this. The shirt was fine as was the one figure, but including a mere variant of a regular lootcrate figure I find kind of insulting. The plushes don’t do much for me, the cards are a typical throw in item and I’ll never understand the special sock thing (they’re socks…). And a journal you can get anywhere that just says Hawkins. This felt more like a regular crate with another throw in or two and it lacked a big item or anything truly unique. I dont think its worth near its price point. Very disappointing.

  2. I’m very bummed I missed this. There are very few shows that interest me but once they capture my attention, I geek out for life. Everything in this box would be 100% useful.

  3. Theres a Demogorgon (maybe demodog?) in the static pattern of the
    notebook under the white name/title box

    • That’s pretty cool. Thanks for pointing it out!

      I think this box looks great, but not at this price point.

    • I did not see that and now I need that notebook.

    • It’s both!! I see a demodog and a demogorgon 🙂

  4. Those notebooks are still very much in use today in university science labs, and actual scientific research labs. I’d like to get my hands on one 😍

    • They’re available at CVS, Walmart, Walgreens, well…everywhere (the non-Stranger Things ones.) My sons have required 1 or 2 for school every year since they were able to write. I didn’t even realize they were 80s retro until it was mentioned in this review, lol. They have always been sold in several sizes since I can remember, and I’m 44 (shhhhhhh!) Just an everyday composition notebook to me, but my son LOVES them so this item was a hit for him.

  5. My son liked everything, but the excitement of the second season has worn off, so the items have sat untouched since we unboxed them. What a disappointment. I most definitely would not have ordered it had I known how late it would be. Way past the premiere, and a month after my son’s birthday as well. I received nothing as an apology. Nothing.

    I was also certain there would be a chalky, hard stick of gum in the card pack, hahahaha. Memories.

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