By Jonathon Dornbush
November 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST
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Thanksgiving weekend is a time for being with family, eating a ton of great food, watching your favorite TV shows and… spending a lot of money.

With a number of outlets starting Black Friday earlier than ever, here are some of the biggest discounts that should make any pop culture fanatic’s wallet feel just a bit lighter when they return to work next week.

Amazon has already begun Black Friday deals, updating with new deals every 10 minutes throughout the week and weekend. Notable deals include the Breaking Bad collector’s edition for $150 and 24 other Blu-rays for under $4.

Barnes & Noble will have 100 signed copies of different books on Black Friday in each of its locations, for a total of 500,000 signed books. The full list includes books by Neil Gaiman, Chuck Palahniuk, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Gaffigan, and many more.

Best Buy

– Various Blu-rays, like those for Maleficent, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 are only $9.99

– Various videogames, including Madden NFL 15Diablo III, and FIFA 15 are $30 off

– The Xbox One 500GB model with Assassin’s Creed Unity, Assassin’s Creed Black Flag, Kinect, and an additional Xbox One controller is $429.99

– A Nintendo Wii U 32GB console with Super Mario 3D Land, NintendoLandSuper Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Donkey Kong Jungle Freeze is $359

– The Disney Infinity 2.0 starter pack is $39.99

– The Lego Movie, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Django Unchained on Blu-ray are $3.99. Edge of Tomorrow is $7.99

– PlayStation 4 with The Last of Us Remastered and Grand Theft Auto V is $399 (deal also available at Toys R Us, Walmart, and Gamestop)

Find all of Best Buy’s Black Friday sales here.

Dark Horse Comics will be releasing six MegaBundles on Black Friday for some of its biggest titles, and on Cyber Monday will slash the prices of its entire catalog by 50 percent.

DC Comics will be selling 750 digital issues of Batman comics now through Dec. 1.

The Disney Store both online and at retail locations is marking down hundreds of items by 40 percent. For a full list, check out their online inventory.

GameStop shares many of the same deals as Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, but will have a deal of $20 – $30 off select games for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, including Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, The Evil Within, and Alien: Isolation.

Microsoft Store

– The Xbox One is $70 off from Nov. 27 through Nov. 29, with the choice of one of these games for free: Forza Motorsport 5, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, or Titanfall

– The Surface Pro 3 128GB model is $849 (same deal also available at Best Buy)

Check out all of the Microsoft Store’s Black Friday sales.


– Doorbuster: Many of this and last year’s biggest movies are $4 – $9 on Blu-ray or DVD, including The Fault in Our StarsNeighborsThe Wolf of Wall Street, and many others

– The Xbox One Console Bundle with Assassin’s Creed Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Unity without Kinect is $329 and comes with an additional $50 gift card (The same deal, without a gift card, is also available at Best Buy, Walmart, Toys R Us, and the Microsoft Store.)

– 16 GB iPad mini 2 with $100 gift card is $299; iPad mini 3 with $100 gift card is $399

– 16 GB iPad Air 2 with $140 gift card is $499

– Beats by Dre Solo HD Drenches Headphones are $97

Check out all of Target’s Black Friday deals.

Toys R Us

– Doorbuster: Buy one Blu-ray or DVD, get one for $1, including MaleficentThe Lego MovieGodzillaEdge of Tomorrow, and many more

– Doorbuster: Buy one of select video games, including Middle-earth: Shadow of MordorDestinyCall of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and many others, and get another game for 40% off

– Nintendo 3DS XL with Mario Party: Island Tour costs $179.99 (deal also available at Best Buy, GameStop, and is $149.99 at Kohl’s)

– Skylanders figures are buy one, get one 40% off while supplies last


– Various movies on Blu-ray and TV seasons on DVD, including Catching FireGodzillaHannibalArrow and more than 100 others will cost $7.96 to $9.96

– GoPro Hero 3+ will cost $249, with a $50 gift card (The same deal with each store’s respective gift card will also be available at Best Buy and Target)

– Mario Kart 8 will be $35

Walmart will also price match any other physical or online retailer, though the company has made some alterations to this policy after it led to some problems.

Check out the rest of Walmart’s electronics and video game Black Friday deals.