The United States’ biggest day of eating has passed, and that means the biggest day of shopping is here. Sure, you could leave your house at stupid o’clock to get in long lines outside of brick and mortal retail stores. You’ll join hordes of other shoppers. We have another option for you. Stay at home, even in bed if you have a laptop, and shop online. No cold weather to deal with, no elbowing people out of the way, and no pants required. You may still need to get up early, but that’s the worst of it. We’ve rounded up some of the best deals available on the internet, and we’ll keep updating this throughout Black Friday.
Quantum Mechanix (50-80% off) – QMx Insider is offering deals on many of their t-shirts and prop replicas. Among many other steals, you can save 50% on a replica Star Trek phaser from the J.J. Abrams movie.
Entertainment Earth – Toy company Entertainment Earth has deals aplenty. You can get action figures, bobble heads, and collectibles at marked down prices for the holidays. For example, you can get an Iron Man Gold Helmet replica marked down to $95 from $400.
Tonner Dolls (20% off and free shipping) – Tonner makes incredibly detailed dolls from superheroes to characters from movies, and you can get them for 20% and have them shipped for free until Monday.
Things From Another World (80% off) – TFAW has graphic novels, toys, and statues and you can get them all at 80% off on Black Friday.
Urban Collector (up to 60% off) – Urban Collector has toys from Nightmare Before Christmas, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, and more. Get a 1/6 scale replica of Captain America’s shield for $19.99 instead of $39.99.
Star Wars Digital Comics ($100) – Get 134 digital Star Wars comics from Dark Horse for just $100. It’s available only for the 24 hours of Black Friday!
Top Cow (60% off) – If you’ve been dying to catch up on Witchblade, Top Cow is offering 60% off everything on their site on Black Friday only.
Amazon has pages of DVDs and Blu-rays on deep discount for Black Friday. Check out the selection here. Here are some of our favorites:
Lord of the Rings on Blu-ray ($49.99) – If you’ve been waiting for the best deal on this movie trilogy, now is the time to pick it up at 58% off.
X-Men First Class [Blu-ray] ($9.99 ) – This price is 70% off regular retail price.
Battlestar Galactica DVDs and Blu-rays – Buy the TV series remake for anywhere from $15-33 a season.
Star Trek: The Next Generation ($147.49) – Watch seven seasons of Captain Picard being awesome at 70% off the regular price!
Best Buy - Among the sales on games, you can get an Xbox 360 bundle that comes with Fable III and Halo: Reach for just $199.99.
GameStop – Stock up on pre-owned games at a rate of 2 for 1 and get Gears of War 3 for just $39.99.
Amazon – Drool over Amazon’s selection of video games; it includes Battlefield 3 for $39.99 and L.A. Noire for $19.99.
Newegg – Pick up Uncharted II for $14.99 and while you’re there look at some of the other toys and games up for grabs.
iOS Games ($0.99) EA and Gameloft have dropped the price on many of their iOS games to only 99 cents. This includes popular titles like Assassin’s Creed Altair’s Chronicles, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, The Sims series and much more.
Clothes and Accessories
Tokyoflash watches (15% off) – Use the code BLACK at check-out to get 15% off any of the fancy LED watches Tokyoflash offers.
Damsel in this Dress (20-90% off) – If you’ve been looking for a sexy corset or a blouse, bloomers, or skirt for a renaissance faire style costume, this seamstress is the best. The deals start at 6am MST, and they are the best deals of the year on these designs.
Threadless ($10) – You can never have enough t-shirts and neither can anyone on your shopping list. Hit Threadless for a large selection of tees at a bargain price.
Costume Craze (50-90% off) – It’s never too early to think about costumes, and this killer sale at Costume Craze will help you plan out your next several Halloweens and conventions.
Tokidoki (30% off) – Save 30% on apparel and bags
Stuff for the Office
LEGO Star Wars Clock ($34.99) – Get a two pack of nerdy clocks for your desk from Amazon on super sale; these are normally $60.
Apple computers, iPads, and iPods – It’s not everyday (or really, ever) that Apple offers deals. Keep an eye on their site Friday for $21-$100 off various products.
iPad 2 Keyfolio ($39.99) – Make your iPad just like a laptop with this Bluetooth keyboard for 60% off!
OfficeDesigns.com (15% off Herman Miller chairs) – If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time sitting. It’s time you bought a chair that’s comfortable and good for you. OfficeDesigns.com has several quality Herman Miller chairs at 15% off; if you’ve been thinking about buying a new chair, don’t miss this deal.
Phones for $0.01 – We couldn’t ignore the fact that Amazon is offering cellphones for only a penny. It includes smart phones like the RAZR and Blackberry. The catch is you need to be a new customer or sign up for a new line to be eligible.
Food and Cooking
ThinkGeek – The selection offered by ThinkGeek is small but worthy. For example, you can get the Star Trek Enterprise pizza cutter for just $19.99!
Robo Cup Measuring Cups ($6.99) – ModCloth doesn’t just have adorable clothing; they also have robot measuring cups. And they’re half off.