We have enlisted some of the best Geek subscription boxes that are delivering across the UK and to ease your selection, we have described how they differentiate from each other and what products they are offering.
It is considered as one of the founders of the Geek subscription boxes. Based on the love of big geek events such as Pax and ComicCon, some gamers and geek lovers came up with and idea of organising their first crate of geek loots in 2012. Now it has over 600,000 active subscribers also called Looters It .If we talk about prices and the items included, its price is £24 which includes free shipping within the UK which is quite reasonable because if we are to buy these items from the market it can cost approx. £40 or more. Also they have relationships with geek focused brands so they can get you limited edition items that are not easily available on the high street
It’s a UK based Geek subscription box service which you can get in £22.70 including UK shipping. It’s ranked on #2 because it’s been taken over by new owners and they have worked hard to improve the quality of items and have got a positive response and positive reviews from the subscribers.Not only the quality of the included products is improved but also they have added Super Loot Candy Box and a Comic Book Box worth £19.99. They also update their blogs and are always active on Social media to interact with the subscribers and also they have made their website very much user friendly.
3.My Geek Box
If you’re into something a little bit cheaper but don’t want to compromise on the quality of the merchandise, you should definitely go for My Geek Box which features 6-8 items including a t-shirt and a fine collection of geeky items. They are available to subscribers at a price tag of £17.99 and have upgraded their items and they now supply high quality and exclusives to the subscribers.
4. ZBox by Zavvi
A high quality yet low priced geek box name ZBox offered by a famous entertainment network Zavvi which was previously known as Virgin Megastores includes genuine DC, Marvel, Star Wars goodness because of their relationships with the licensed. Also they guarantee to deliver over £35 worth of merchandise in just £19.99 including free delivery all over the UK. You can also get a little more discount if you subscribe for a long term. Also each month customers are automatically entered into winning a Mega ZBox worth over £1000. These boxes have great artwork on them. Their past themes were Time Travel, Heroes & Villains, Ghost & Ghouls full of genuine Ghostbuster goodies.
5. Pop in a Box
Are you a serious addict to pop characters? If you are, then you should go for the Pop in a Box subscription which delivers a vinyl pop character each month and guarantee not to repeat the ones you have in your collection because they have an Online Pop tracker profile service which allows you to keep tracks of your collection as well as to share it with other collectors if you want. It’s price varies depending on the number of Pop characters you want. For 1 Pop character, the price is £8.49 plus £3.50 delivery charges. 2 Pops for £16.88, 3 Pops for £25.17, right upto maximum of 12 Pops for £99. Price is also the same as market prices but Pop in a Box has access to rare and exclusive characters which are hard to find on high street, also saving the leg work and getting your favourite film or comic character at your doorsteps.
US Based Geek Boxes
The following is the list of some US based Geek Box subscription services that deliver to the UK. Their price is higher than UK based subscriptions simply because of the shipping charges but they are worth spending money because the items included are rare and hard to find in the UK.
One of the most famous US based subscription boxes that are shipped in the UK is Nerd Block. You can get it delivered to you in the UK at your door in just £23 approx.(£13.40 plus £9 shipping).
You can choose to customise the theme of your box the way you like it. Also you can choose between Classic, Arcade, Sci-Fi, Horror, Comic, Boys or Girls Jr themes. In addition to all this, you will get a T-Shirt and 6-8 geeky items. You will get more collectibles than one-off items because they focus on “Build Your Collections”.
One of the most expensive premium boxes( £40 including delivery to UK charges) available in UK markets is BamBox mainly focused on autographs, limited edition and collectible items for serious addicts. It’s getting great reviews from the geek obsessed across the UK. Their experts collect the best of the geeky art, autographs, comics and collectibles and pull together a box in a presentable way and add a booklet on each item’s info and ship them to you all the way to the UK.
At a price tag of as low as £19.20(delivery charges excluded)), Geek Fuel is offering a T-Shirt, Steam Game Download Codes, Limited Edition Comic Books, geek themed mugs, sweets and collectable figures in their subscription boxes which is quite reasonable because if we calculate the market value of the merchandise, it can cost upto £50 which you get in this US based subscription box. Also you can get an additional discount of £2 on 6 month pay upfront subscription and a mystery item each month.
9.Hero Box from SuperHeroStuff
This Hero Box is more of a one-off purchase box than subscription. Based on the theme of the Super Hero of your choice, this box is best for one-off geek items as every item included will be related to the Super Hero which you choose for yourself. It is £39 including shipping to the UK. The price is not as good as the UK based Geek Boxes but the quality of the merchandise is great and they also promise not to send any items that are not related to your SuperHero theme. The Super Heroes currently available are Superman, Batman, Captain America, Spider-Man, Star Wars, Flash and for the girls there’s Wonder Woman and Green Lantern. In addition to all these, smany other random themes are introduced throughout the year.