Our favorite geek subscription boxes of 2018


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Best Geek Subscription Boxes

Our readers nominated their favorite subscription boxes, then voted on which of those boxes they loved most. Here’s what they chose as the Best Geek Subscription Boxes!

Which subscription boxes are fangirls and fanboys geeking out over? Our readers voted, and these 20 boxes topped the list!

Whether you’re a fan of comic book heroes from DC and Marvel, cartoons, video games, movies, anime and manga, or pop culture characters, these subscriptions will keep you well-stocked with merch, t-shirts, collectibles, figures, and more.

There are a few well-known companies that tend to dominate this category overall, but there are some truly great niche boxes here for specific fandoms and hard-to-find items featured here, too.

20 Best Subscription Boxes for Pop Culture, TV, Comics, Anime & More

Get ready to geek out! Celebrate your favorite franchises with these popular subscription boxes:

1. Loot Crate

Loot Crate

The Cost: $19.99 plus $5 shipping a month. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

The Products: Topping the list, it’s Loot Crate! Each month, you’ll unbox 4+ items featuring your favorite franchises from TV, comics, movies, video games, and beyond. (Think things like Rick and Morty, Stranger Things, Sonic the Hedgehog, Harry Potter, Westworld, and many, many more.) Expect a monthly graphic tee, collectibles, gear, figures, and other goodies inspired by a monthly theme! Check out all of our Loot Crate reviews to learn more.

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

 

2. J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World

The Cost: $39.99 every other month + $5.00 shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

The Products: This bi-monthly subscription box features 5-7 exclusive, licensed collectibles inspired by Harry Potter, Hogwarts, and beyond. You even get to pick your house when you sign up, to receive customized picks just for you! Check out all of our J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter reviews to learn more.

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

 

3. Nerdy Post

Nerdy Post

The Cost: $13.95 a month. The Nerdy Tees subscription is $15.95 a month. US shipping is $6.00. Sign up here!

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

The Products: If you love quotes, you’ll swoon for Nerdy Post! Each order includes exclusive, artist-created prints and small gift items centered around a popular fandom from books, movies, comics, or TV. Their specialty is lettering and illustration—expect tons of inspiring quotes, whether they come from your favorite Disney characters or the lines of a Stephen King novel! Check out all of our Nerdy Post reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US for $6.00. International shipping rates vary.

4. Geek Gear

Geek Gear

The Cost: Subscriptions start at £19.99 ($28.63 at the current exchange rate) + shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off your first box when you sign up for a month-to-month subscription with code NEWSUB10

The Products: Get 5-10 items, such as t-shirts, toys, and collectibles, all centered around a monthly theme! We’ve seen Marvel and DC goodies, Star Wars merch, and gaming swag, too!

Ships to:  £2.99 per month to the UK. International shipping £5.99 per month.

 

5. Geek Gear World of Wizardry

GeekGear World of Wizardry

The Cost: Subscriptions start at £19.99 ($28.63 at the current exchange rate) + shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: World of Wizardry is a Geek Gear subscription made specifically for Harry Potter fans! Each month brings a variety of magical merchandise inspired by Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Check out all of our Geek Gear World of Wizardry reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide (shipping costs vary)

 

6. Game Box Monthly

Game Box Monthly

The Cost: Subscriptions start at $24.99 + shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: Expand your board game collection with this monthly subscription! Game Box Monthly won’t pick your grandma’s board games: This subscription is all about new, super unique games that are sure to be the life of the party. Check out all of our Game Box Monthly reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide. (Shipping cost varies.)

 

7. Pusheen Box

Pusheen Box

The Cost: $43.95 + $6 US Shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: Squeeeee! This box is the cutest!!! Each seasonal box includes a selection of official Pusheen clothing, accessories, electronics, toys, stationery and more. Check out all of our Pusheen Box reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide. (Shipping varies based on country.)

 

8. Firefly Cargo Crate by Loot Crate

firefly cargo crate

The Cost: $39.99 + $7 S/H. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription with code ADDICTION or $3 off month-to-month with code  SAVE3

The Products: Curated by the merch masterminds at Loot Crate, this Firefly-focused subscription box includes 5-7 exclusive collectibles, including figures, accessories, wearables, and more, with a value of $65+! Check out all of our Firefly Cargo Crate reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide.

9. Geek Fuel

geek fuel best geek subscription boxes in 2018

The Cost: $23.90 a month + shipping. Sign up here!

FYI – Beginning in May 2018, Geek Fuel will begin shipping quarterly and will now be called Geek Fuel EXP. The quarterly subscription will be $57 + $8 shipping per box. Current subscribers will be automatically enrolled in quarterly subscriptions.

COUPON: $3 off your first month + bonus items with longer length subscriptions. No coupon required—just use this link!

The Products: Geek Fuel sends you games, toys, collectibles and other gear from all of your favorite fandoms. Expect lots of exclusives and licensed items! Check out all of our Geek Fuel reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US, UK, Canada

 

10. My Geek Box

My Geek Box

The Cost: $19.99 + shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Get free shipping AND your first box for $10 on any 3, 6, or 12-month plan with coupon code MSA10

Also–they do gift with purchase offers from time to time – if one is active, it can be found here!

The Products: This subscription box includes geeky goodies from movies, comics, anime, and beyond. We’re talking tees, toys, housewares, collectibles, and much much more! Check out all of our My Geek Box reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and worldwide

 

11. Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly

Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly

The Cost: $19 per month + $3.75 US shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 25% off your first box with code MSA25

The Products: These accessories are just for geeks! Get a monthly set of 4-7 pieces of jewelry or collectibles inspired by a fandom from movies, TV, gaming, and more. Check out all of our Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly reviews to learn more.

Good to know: Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly recently opened a shop page where you can purchase any extra past boxes!

Ships to: US ($3.75 shipping), Canada ($11 shipping), and the rest of the world ($14.25 shipping).

 

12. Hunt a Killer

Hunt A Killer Episode 1

The Cost: $30.00 a month + shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: This box is a murder mystery game delivered in monthly installments! Use each box’s clues to solve a series of crimes. Each storyline lasts for 6 months, so something exciting is always around the corner. Check out all of our Hunt a Killer reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide

13. Loot Anime by Loot Crate

Loot Anime

The Cost: $26.95 per month + $5 U.S. shipping. Discounts on longer subscriptions. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3. OR, save 10% off any length subscription with code ADDICTION

The Products: Anime fans will dig the exclusives inside this box! Think super-cool tees, special edition manga, awesome figures, and more. Check out all of our Loot Anime reviews to learn more.

Ships to: USA, Canada, and a list of other countries here. Shipping varies per country.

 

14. Marvel Collector Corps

Marvel Collector Corp

The Cost: $25 a box plus $6.95 shipping (Boxes ship every other month). Sign up here!

The Products: Each box includes exclusive collectible product created by Marvel and Funko including apparel, collectibles, and accessories. Boxes have a $50 value! Check out all of our Marvel Collector Corps reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and Worldwide (For international subscribers: Items over $20 in value will have duties/taxes that will range from 12% – 18% depending on the Province. There may also be a collection fee from the posted country).

 

15. Lootaku

Lootaku

The Cost: $44.99 + shipping ($14.18 to the US). Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 5% off your first month with coupon code DISCOUNT5

The Products: This subscription features 4-6 high-quality geek and gamer items and no filler or promo items of any kind. You’ll get full-figure statues and small vinyl figures. Themes are anime, gamer, and major franchise focused, and ideal for your monthly geek and gamer fix.  Check out all of our Lootaku reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide

16. The Nick Box

The Nick Box

The Cost: $49.99 + $7 S/H. Sign up here!

The Products: Throwback alert! This awesome, curated box features a mystery selection of ’90s Nickelodeon-related clothing, accessories, toys, and more. It’s all of your favorite Saturday morning Nick Toons in one super cool box. Check out all of our Nick Box reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and Canada

 

17. Loot Gaming by Loot Crate

Loot Gaming

The Cost: $28.95 + $5 shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use coupon code SAVE3 and save $3 off of your first box or ADDICTION to save 10% off!

The Products: Gamers! This is the box for you. Each month, you’ll get 4-6 premium items, including wearables and tons of exclusives all inspired by classic and awesome new games. Check out all of our Loot Gaming reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide.

 

18. The BAM! Box

The BAM! Box

The Cost: $26.99 + $7.99 S/H. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use coupon code CRATEJOY5 to save $5 off of your first box!

The Products: This fan box is full of limited edition, exclusive, and autographed geeky items with $60+ in value and 1 in 10 boxes contains an autographed item! Plus, every box is guaranteed to have an exclusive or limited edition art print. Check out all of our BAM! Box reviews to learn more.

Ships: Worldwide

 

19. Smuggler’s Bounty

Smuggler's Bounty Star Wars Subscription Box

The Cost: $25 a box plus $6.95 shipping. (Boxes ship every other month.) Sign up here!

The Products: Each box includes exclusive collectible product created by Marvel/Star Wars and Funko including apparel, collectibles, and accessories with a total value of $50! Check out all of our Smuggler’s Bounty reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and worldwide. (For international subscribers: Items over $20 in value will have duties/taxes that will range from 12% – 18% depending on the Province. There may also be a collection fee from the posted country.)

 

20. Loot Wear by Loot Crate

Loot Wear

The Cost: $14.99 a month with free shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription (Saves over $16 on an annual subscription), or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

The Products: Each month, Loot Wearables sends you 1 item of seasonal apparel (like a hoodie, lounge pants, a long-sleeve shirt, etc.) inspired by a super-popular pop culture franchise. Think Rick & Morty, Stranger Things, Firefly, Marvel and DC comics, and more! Check out all of our Loot Wearables reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US + Worldwide!

The 20 Best Geek Subscription Boxes - for Gamers, Nerds, and More

That wraps up our list of the best geek subscription boxes! Did your favorites make the list?