Pop culture gift guide 2013 - music, movies, comics, books, more!

For pop culture fans -- lovers of music, comics, movies and more -- here are some highlights from the past year that will make great gifts.

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The Animals-The Mickie Most Years & More (5 CD Set)

The Beatles On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2

Under the Covers, Vol. 3 by Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs

Tommy (Super Deluxe Edition) by The Who

Creedence Clearwater Revival (box set)

Over the Bridge of Time: Paul Simon Retrospective

Muswell Hillbillies by the Kinks

Another Self Portrait (1969-1971): The Bootleg Series Vol. 10 by Bob Dylan

Made In California by the Beach Boys

Elvis At Stax: Deluxe Edition (3CD)

Sound System by the Clash

Higher! (Amazon Exclusive) by Sly and the Family Stone

The RCA Albums Collection by Harry Nilsson


FELDSTEIN: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein!

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story

The Art of Archie: The Covers

Art of Ramona Fradon HC

Battling Boy

S.H.I.E.L.D. by Jim Steranko: The Complete Collection

Korak, Son of Tarzan Archives Volume 2

The Sandman Omnibus Vol. 1

The Silver Age of DC Comics

Barnaby Vol. 1 

The Simon & Kirby Library: Science Fiction

Tarzan: The Complete Russ Manning Newspaper Strips Volume 1 (1967-1969)

Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth

The Golden Age of DC Comics 

Continuing comics reprint series

DC Archives
DC continues to collect classic runs of Golden and Silver Age Comics in these beautiful, full-color hardcover volumes.

DC Showcase Presents
Still offering great bang-for-the-buck, these phonebook-size, black-and-white collections of DC Comics series featuring Batman, Superman, the Flash and more and tremendous fun, providing fans of classic comics hundreds of pages of entertainment at a very reasonable price.

EC Comics Library
Fantagraphics' new series of hardcover collections, each focusing on a particular artist's work from the classic EC era. Great stories of suspense, war, horror and more from some of America's best and most infuential comics artists, including Harvey Kurtzman, Wally Wood and others.

Marvel Masterworks
You can get these in full-color hardcovers or trade paperbacks and they look great. These books feature classic 60s and 70s Marvel Comics featuring the X-Men, Avengers, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and others.

Marvel Omnibus Collections
Ginormous books collecting 30 or more issues of classic Marvel Comics, complete with letters pages, pin-ups and other features from the originals. Larger format, too. They take up a lot of shelf space, but they are a great way to re-enjoy these stories and art.

Prince Valiant
Big, brilliant reprints of Hal Foster's gorgeously illustrated Sunday strips.

Walt Disney's Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge (Carl Barks Library)
 Loving, colorful collections of Carl Barks stories and art from classic Walt Disney comic books. These volumes are collecting the complete Barks in beautiful, durable books featuring a wealth of historical background in addition to all the stories.

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse
Published by Fantagraphics, these are excellent collections of black-and-white daily comic strips from the 30 and 40s -- four volumes to date -- featuring the delightful stories and art by Floyd Gottfredson.

Pop Culture Books

Doctor Who: Essential Guide to 50 Years of Doctor Who

Rolling Stones Gear: All the Stones' Instruments from Stage to Studio

Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture

Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years

The Beatles: The BBC Archives: 1962-1970

The Cool School: Writing from America's Hip Underground

Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop

The Wonderful World of Oz: An Illustrated History of an American Classic

Beatles vs. Stones

Star Wars: Frames

Doctor Who: The Vault: Treasures from the First 50 Years

Toy Time!: From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past

Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter

Jim Henson: The Biography

The Noble Approach: Art and Designs of Maurice Noble

Movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Breaking Bad: The Final Season

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

World's Greatest Super Friends: Season 4

The Avengers: The Complete Emma Peel Megaset

Super Friends: Legacy of Super Powers - Season 6

Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series

From Up on Poppy Hill

Doctor Who: The Aztecs - Special Edition

Video find: Mary Poppins world movie premiere 1964