Father’s Day is almost here (June 17th!), which means it’s time to start putting some serious thought into what to give dear old Dad this year.
Manga, Japanese comic books and graphic novels, are a favorite of many adults and kids – including Dads! Browse these great buys for the Manga-loving dad in your life.
What would it be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers? Find out in this Manga fan favorite! My Hero Academia, Vol. 12 by Kohei-Horikoshi follows the journey of Midoriya, who inherits the superpower of the world’s greatest hero. But, like every superhero tale, greatness won’t come easy.
When it comes to Manga, no collection is complete without the infamous Zelda! Dad will love the Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess, Vol. 3, a Zelda adventure that reads from right to left in the traditional Japanese format.
For the Armchair Detective
Let Dad kick back in the easy chair and unravel one of these best sellers – now 40% off!
Send your dad on a suspense-filled adventure with this #1 New York Times Bestseller. The Fallen by David Baldacci features detective Amos Decker and his journalist friend, Alex Jamison. During a trip back home, the duo falls into a murder investigation that they may not find their way out of.
Dad can help solve the case alongside everyone’s favorite detective, Sherlock Holmes with The Sherlock Holmes Collection. Comprised of four full-length novels and 56 short stories (known as “The Canon”), this incredible collection is comprised of every known Sherlock Holmes tale ever written! It also features a forward from renowned Doyle scholar, Daniel Stashower, author of Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle.
Remember building LEGO dinosaurs and airplanes on the floor with Dad? Revisit LEGO with Dad when you give him one of these challenging but totally fun building sets. Now is the perfect time to buy, too, because with your $25 or more LEGO purchase, you’ll get a free Ninjago Mini Build! Just don’t leave them on the living room floor.
For the Dad who digs architecture or who loves traveling overseas, they’ll have hours of entertainment constructing the Chinese city of Shanghai with this 597-piece LEGO set.
If your Dad could teach Han Solo a few things about being cool, then gift him with the Millennium Falcon Microfighter, Lego-style. Just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Set includes 92 pieces.
If gifting Dad a new grill is not budget-friendly this year, no worries! Clean up the old grill and toss in one of these must-have grilling books. He’ll be grilling like a boss.
Smoke and fire lead to expert grilling in this book by Steven Raichlan.
From breakfast (Bacon and Egg Quesadilla) and cocktails (Grilled Sangria) to veggies (Caveman Cabbage and Smoke-Roasted Carrots) and dessert (Grilled Pina Colada and Cedar-Planked Pears with Amaretti and Marscapone), this book combines classic and contemporary techniques, providing Dad with 100 recipes sure to fire up the grill.
You can’t call yourself a true Southern grill master without knowing how to make some incredible barbecue. Cool Smoke: The Art of Great Barbecue combines the simple elements of flames, smoke and meat and teaches Dad to grill a phenomenal barbecue.
For the Dad that loves a good beat, what could be better than the gift of music?
Retro meets modern with the Cruiser Deluxe turntable. This groovy gift will allow Dad to listen to his vintage vinyl as well as some new favorites. Bonus points if you see him whip out a few classic dance moves. That’s entertainment!
And why not pair it with a record, such as the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Deluxe Vinyl Soundtrack?