Best 20 under $20 Gift Picks

By Kat La Mantia | December 2 2022 | GeneralComicsGraphic NovelsChildren'sYoung AdultGifts & Games

There’s still time to find the perfect gift! Whether they’re Marvel-heads, gamers, Trekkies, or taken with the body horror charms of Junji Ito and Alien, we have something for everyone on your list. See below for a list of our top 20 gift picks under $20, fit for kids, adults, and those in between. Our picks include journals, calendars, puzzles, and plain old great books. This year, appeal to their fandom and get them something they’ll love.

Marvel's Box of Super Heroes
The 80th Anniversary Mini Notebook Set
978-1-9848-2692-3
In celebration of Marvel's 80th anniversary, each of these eight blank notebooks features one of Marvel's most iconic super heroes. Nested in a sturdy, keepsake slipcase, this bold and graphic notebook set is the ultimate collector's item.
$20.00 US
Sep 10, 2019
Stationery & Accessories
384 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Be More Batman
Face your fears and look good doing it
978-0-7440-2852-2
Boost your confidence and become a hero!If you're looking to find a new mission in life, create the perfect cave-based hangout, or update your wardrobe, channel your inner Super Hero and ask yourself: "What would Batman do?"With his strength, sophistication, razor-sharp wit, and unrivaled gadget collection, Batman has all the advice you'll need to become a legend!All DC characters and elements © & (TM) DC Comics. (s21)
$9.99 US
May 04, 2021
Hardcover
64 Pages
DK

Shuri is Brave! (Marvel: Black Panther)
978-0-593-43206-8
Two heroes are better than one when Marvel’s Black Panther and his sister, Shuri, team up in this action-packed Little Golden Book!
$5.99 US
Sep 20, 2022
Hardcover
24 Pages
Golden Books
Age 2-5 years

Mr Spock's Little Book of Mindfulness
How to Survive in an Illogical World
978-1-85875-953-1
Who better to teach us mindfulness and wisdom than Mr. Spock, that beacon of calm, rational thought. With quotes from STAR TREK and timely insights about modern life this book will be your guide. In a universe that seems to have gone mad, we turn to mindfulness to restore sanity. When humanity has lost its way, it takes a Vulcan to raise an eyebrow at our folly and lead us towards the truth. After all, it's only logical ...The perfect holiday gift for the Star Trek fan in your life!
$14.95 US
Nov 03, 2020
Hardcover
112 Pages
Hero Collector

Junji Ito Collection: A Horror Coloring Book
978-1-78909-972-0
Explore the macabre mind of Japan’s master of horror, Junji Ito, in this chilling adult coloring book.
$14.99 US
Aug 02, 2022
Paperback
80 Pages
Titan Books

Alien: The Coloring Book
978-1-78565-376-6
OFFICIAL ALIEN COLORING BOOK FEATURING ALL THE ICONIC SCENES FROM THE ALIEN MOVIES! "Adult coloring books just got 100% more awesome" - Nerd Approved
$14.95 US
May 09, 2017
Paperback
80 Pages
Titan Books

5 Scary Stories for a Dark Knight #1 (DC Batman)
978-0-593-48398-5
This illustrated collection of spooky tales from the dark corners of Gotham City features Batman™ on his weirdest adventures ever!
$12.99 US
Jul 26, 2022
Hardcover
144 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 6-9 years

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists
A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights
978-0-399-58179-3
A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women's rights
$19.99 US
Nov 05, 2019
Paperback
208 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The Rise of Tiamat Dragon Puzzle (Dungeons & Dragons)
1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Featuring the Queen of Evil Dragons: Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
978-1-9848-2464-6
Featuring Tiamat, the enormous five-headed dragon who seeks escape from imprisonment in the Nine Hells, this officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons jigsaw puzzle is a monstrous challenge for adventurers across the Realms.
$19.99 US
Nov 17, 2020
Game
1000 Pages
Clarkson Potter

I Am a Princess (Star Wars)
978-0-7364-3605-2
Meet brave Princess Leia from the Star Wars saga in this Little Golden Book!
$5.99 US
Jul 26, 2016
Hardcover
24 Pages
Golden Books
Age 2-5 years

Marvel Studios Character Encyclopedia
978-1-4654-7889-4
The essential guide to the heroes and villains of the Marvel studios movies
$16.99 US
Apr 02, 2019
Hardcover
176 Pages
DK Children
Age 7-9 years

Black Panther Journal
Do One Empowering Thing Every Day
978-1-9848-2614-5
For the millions of Black Panther fans and Marvel lovers, an officially licensed journal with empowering prompts to encourage teens and tweens to find confidence and strength within themselves.
$17.99 US
Oct 11, 2022
Paperback
368 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Teen Titans: Beast Boy Loves Raven
978-1-77950-949-9
From #1 New York Times bestselling author KAMI GARCIA (Beautiful Creatures) and artist GABRIEL PICOLO, the creative duo behind the New York Times bestselling graphic novel Teen Titans: Raven, comes the romantic meetup we have all been waiting for!
$19.99 US
Jul 12, 2022
Hardcover
208 Pages
DC Comics
Age 13-17 years

The Evil Dead: 40th Anniversary Edition
978-1-5067-2774-5
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sam Raimi’s cult horror classic in this hardcover graphic novel collection that expands on the film! 
$19.99 US
Dec 07, 2021
Hardcover
120 Pages
Dark Horse Books

Batman: Noel
978-1-77951-325-0
Inspired by Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol, BATMAN: NOEL features different interpretations of the Dark Knight, along with his enemies and allies, in different eras.  
$19.99 US
Nov 02, 2021
Hardcover
112 Pages
DC Comics

The Philosophy of Venom
978-1-78773-509-5
Uncover the crazed and illustrious mind of the original symbiote anti-hero in this lavishly presented collection of Venom's most heroic, villainous, and somewhat killer moments from his comic book history.
$14.99 US
Jul 13, 2021
Hardcover
128 Pages
Titan Comics

Poison Ivy: Thorns
978-1-4012-9842-5
New York Times bestselling author of The DUFF Kody Keplinger and artist Sara Kipin reimagine an iconic DC antihero with a gothic-horror twist.
$16.99 US
Jun 01, 2021
Paperback
208 Pages
DC Comics
Age 13 and up

Neil Gaiman's Chivalry
978-1-5067-1911-5
Another delightfully humorous and sweet fantasy graphic novel adaptation of a Neil Gaiman short story, brought to you by the Eisner award-winning creative team behind Troll Bridge and Snow, Glass, Apples: Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran!
$19.99 US
Apr 05, 2022
Hardcover
72 Pages
Dark Horse Books

Doughnuts and Doom
978-1-60309-513-6
Being a teenage witch—or rock star—is tougher than it looks! But maybe enemies can become friends…or more? Flying brooms and electric guitars set hearts aflame in this fantastically fizzy graphic novel.
$14.99 US
Sep 20, 2022
Paperback
136 Pages
Top Shelf Productions
Age 13-17 years