The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide
Nick Fix. Viacom has been doubling down on creative partnerships for its classic brands — which is good news for Nicktoons fans! Earlier this year, Hot Topic debuted de the Spongebob X Lisa Frank line, line joining its Retro Nickelodeon collection. col Box Lunch has a great variety of exclusive e apparel and accessories — from Ro Rocko Boxer Briefs ($17) to the Daniell Danielle Nicole X Rugrats Baby Bottle Coin Purse ($ ($19), even collectible toys and unique toon-ins toon-inspired dog collars. Wreck the Halls. Bring home the fun of Disney’s big holiday release with a variety of goodies. Soak up the plugged-in creativity in The Art of Ralph Breaks the Internet (Chronicle Books, $40). Make a playdate with interactive Wrecking Ralph figure ($28), Laughter & Lights Vanellope Plush ($16), super-fab Fashion Yesss ($19) or Funko POP! Knowsmore ($13). Or wear your love on your sleeve with new apparel, like the Vanellope Leggings ($29) & Hoodie ($45) from Hot Topic.
You Got Sole! Longtime me readers know that we’re suckers s for cool footwear collaborations s featuring our favorite characters. s. Some recent highlights are the Disney x Vans collection tied to Mickey & Minnie’s 90th birthday (SK8-HI Sorcerer’s Apprentice, $80), Diadora x Rick and Morty Mort apparel/footwear capsule for F Foot Locker, adidas x Beavis and Butt-head skate apparel/ shoes collection (3MC in black, $70) and adidas x Dragon Ball Z, rolling out new designs through the year. Hey, almost everyone nee needs shoes!
What a Load of Horse Stuff. Everyone’s favorite equine has-been will return for a sixth season on Netflix, but in the meantime you can delight your friends with Bojack ck Horseman POP! Television vinyls ($100 for set of five on Amazon) and a sassy Mr. Peanut Butter “Key to Being Happy” shirt from Happinesstees ($20). You can have fun horsin’ around Hollywood with the Bojack ack Horseman Monopoly game ($40) and count the days til your comeback with 2019 Art of the Art Calendar inspired by iconic paintings ($15). Of f course, every ultimate fan an needs the informative and nd lovely Bojack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse from Abrams ($35).
19The Producers Guild Awards are held tonight; last year’s big film & animation prizes went to The Shape of Water and Coco. [producersguild.org] Oscar nominations Annie Awards ballots due today.