18 inexpensive (but still awesome) sci-fi gifts for $15 or less

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Dec 18, 2013, 3:57 PM EST

The holiday season is here, and if you haven’t started gift shopping, a last-minute spree can break the bank. Luckily, there are more than enough low-priced options for the sci-fi fan in your life.

In case you can’t afford any of those insanely expensive gifts, we’ve taken a look at the other side of the coin for all us regular Joe sci-fi fans. On a budget, but still want to get a geek-tastic gift for your favorite sci-fi junkie?

From Hobbit socks to hit series on DVD (i.e. Firefly!?), there are more than enough options that are just so much cooler than that oversized sweater from the mall you got last year. Seriously, trust us, just keep reading.

And be sure to check out the rest of our 2013 holiday gift guides:

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