Nerd List

The nerd list always wanted to be a map, really, so I’m going to attempt to make that happen. Wish me luck.

At the moment I’m adding data to the maps, and depending on how I like the UI will get fancier with it later.


Uruguay 341, San Nicolas, Comuna 01 – Buenos Aires, C1015, Argentina

Entelequia Comic Book Store Belgrano

Avenida Juramento 2584, Belgrano, Comuna 13 – Buenos Aires, C1428, Argentina


Itiban Comic Shop, Av. Silva Jardim, 845, Curitiba, Paraná 80230, Brazil


Calle Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta, Jaltepec, Hidalgo, Mexico


Calle Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta, Jaltepec, Hidalgo, Mexico


Hans Christian Andersen Statue, 74th Street, New York, New York 10021

Atlas Obscura

Hans Christian Andersen, Bratislava, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia


星の王子さまミュージアム (Musée du Petit Prince), 仙石原909-1, 足柄下郡, Kanagawa 250-0631, Japan


Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden, 63 Chestnut St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01103

A statue of Bradbury riding a rocket graces the front of the Waukegan Public Library. 

Waukegan Bradbury Centennial Celebrations

Chicago Tribune

Clayton Street, Waukegan, Illinois 60085

As featured in Logan’s Run.

Texas Film Commission

Fort Worth Visitor’s Guide

Fort Worth Water Gardens, 1502 Commerce St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102

An impressive natural landmark with deep cultural significance, and of course familiar to many around the world from its apearance in Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming Hwy 110, Devils Tower, Wyoming 82714

Iconic statue from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale.

Visit Copenhagen

Langelinie, Langelinie, København, Capital Region of Denmark 2100, Denmark

This Yoda statue sits in front of the Lucasfilm offices in the Presidio.


Yoda Fountain, 1 Letterman Dr, San Francisco, California 94129

 A plaque commemorates a location from The Day of the Triffids.

London Gets a Creepy New Street Name

37 Pond Street, Camden, London, NW3 2PN, United Kingdom

Pond Street, Ngaruawahia, Ngaruawahia 3720, New Zealand

Inaugurated in May 2014, the statue of Frankenstein (collection of the Contemporary Art Fund of the City of Geneva) represents for the collective of artists KLAT difference and humanity in its complexity.


Boulevard Georges- Favon 38, 1204 Genève, Switzerland

The legend of Arthur is inestricably linked with this area, and both English Heritage and the locals are happy to highlight the connections with a dramatic statue, themed businesses, and other attractions. 

English Heritage

Cornwall Guide


Tintagel Castle, Bossiney Rd, Tintagel, England PL34 0DQ, United Kingdom


34 Secklow Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 3NE, United Kingdom

In addition to the space exploration exhibits, the centre hosts many events, including their annual Steampunks in Space.

National Space Centre, Exploration Dr, Leicester, England LE4 5NS, United Kingdom

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, 405 Nasa Pkwy W, Merritt Island, Florida 32953


66b Bedford Street South, Leicester, LE1 3JR, United Kingdom

Independent Comic Book Store



The Ground Floor, Everyman Cinema, Station Parade HG1 1HQ Harrogate, UK

H.G. Wells and Woking



141 Maybury Road, Woking, GU21 5JR, United Kingdom

A Martian Tripod statue towers over Crown Square, with surrounding elements illustrating the famous H.G. Wells creations.


Chobham Road, Woking, GU21 6JD, United Kingdom

In honour on Jules Verne, on the centenary of his death, the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Pontevedra commissioned this monument to the author, whose 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea features the bay of Vigo.


36202, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain


37 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow, G12 9BG, United Kingdom


Cartoon Art Museum, 781 Beach St, San Francisco, California 94109


American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60601


3162 North Broadway, Chicago, Illinois 60657


77 East Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603


Elektra Cómic, San Bernardo 20, Madrid, Madrid 28015, Spain

SFF Bookstore located in Barcelona’s “geek triangle”


Librería Gigamesh, C. de Bailén, 8, Barcelona, Barcelona 08010, Spain

Game shop located in the “geek triangle” area of Bercelona.


Carrer De Bailèn 21, 08010 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


Calle Obispo Hurtado 20, 18002 Granada, Granada, Spain


Avenida Juan Gómez Juanito 5, 29640 Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain


Comic Stores, Paseo de los Tilos, 30, Málaga, Málaga 29006, Spain


Comic Stores, C. Trinidad Grund, 11, Málaga, Málaga 29001, Spain


National Leprechaun Museum, Twilfit House, Jervis St, Dublin, D01, Ireland

A statue depicting the pagan legend stands as a symbol of Irish rebirth.

Wikipedia entry for the Garden of Remembrance.

Information and photos


Garden of Remembrance, An Gairdín Cuimhneacháin, Dublin, D01, Ireland

The Oscar Wilde Memorial dominates the corner of Merrion Square, across from Oscar Wilde’s childhoom home, which is now a musem. 


Södra Förstadsgatan 26, 211 43 Malmö, Sweden


Kungsgatan 19, 411 19 Göteborg, Sweden


Science Fiction Bokhandeln, Västerlånggatan 48, Stockholm, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden

Haunted House


9 Marine Parade, Whitby, YO21 3PR, United Kingdom

The Lit & Phil is Newcastle’s exquisite independent library, open to all and free to explore and browse.


Bolbec Hall, 23 Westgate Road, NE1 1SE, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom


Travelling Man Comics & Games, 4 Dale St, Manchester, England M1 1BA, United Kingdom


Travelling Man: Comics and Games, 43 Grainger St, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England NE1 5JE, United Kingdom


Travelling Man Comics & Games, 54 Goodramgate, York, England YO1 7LF, United Kingdom


Travelling Man Comics & Games, 32 Central Rd, Leeds, England LS1 6DF, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 24 Hanover Buildings, Southampton, England SO14 1JU, United Kingdom

49 Grainger Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 5JE, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 92 Bold St, Liverpool, England L1 4EZ, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 43 Church St., Croydon, England CR0 1RH, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 31 Cross Cheaping, Coventry, England CV1 1HL, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 28 Burleigh St, Cambridge, England CB1 1DJ, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, Clifton Heights, Bristol, England BS8 1ET, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 74 Bull St, Birmingham, England B4 6AD, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Ave, London, England WC2H 8JR, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 23 Victoria St, Wolverhampton, England WV1 3NS, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 48 Stafford St., Stoke-On-Trent, England ST1 1JB, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 12 Matilda Street, Sheffield, England S1 4QD, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 19-23 Friar Ln, Nottingham, England NG1 6DA, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet International, 41 Dundas St, Middlesbrough, England TS1 1HU, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 65 Oldham St., Manchester, England M1 1JJ, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 92 Bold St, Liverpool, England L1 4EZ, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 6-8 The Headrow, Leeds, England LS1 6PT, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 168 Buchanan St, Glasgow, Scotland G1 2LW, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 5-6 Crampton Quay, Dublin, D02, Ireland

Forbidden Planet, 5 Duke St, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3FG, United Kingdom

Nostalgia & Comics, 14-16 Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham, England B5 4EW, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 40-41 South Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1NS, United Kingdom

Forbidden Planet, 52-54 Ann St, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 4QN, United Kingdom

Family owned independent bookshop


Bournemouth location for the national book chain.


BH6 3DJ, Bournemouth, Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom



Bournemouth location of the national toy chain


National retail toy chain


Toys and collectables


Goth emporium



Blue plaque marking the churchyard as the resting place of Mary Shelley, as well as that of her parents, her son and his wife, and her husband’s heart.

Open plaques

English Heritage entry

MARY SHELLEY 1797-1851 Author of Frankenstein lived here 1846-1851

Robert Louis Stevenson’s home, Skerrymore, once stood on this now vacant plot, which is marked with a plaque and a model lighthouse.

Westbourne Life Entry

Open Plaques

Stevenson lived in Bournemouth just three years, but wrote his most famous books while there.

Website describing the road. 


Comic Book shop. 



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