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The Best 2023 Bookish Wall Calendars

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Danika Ellis

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Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books at the Lesbrary. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

It’s almost the new year, and if you’ve been waffling about whether you want a wall calendar in 2023, or which calendar it should be, let this post be your guide. Not only do these calendars help you keep track of important dates, they also are a fun piece of art/entertainment that changes every month.

Besides, flipping a calendar page to the new month is so satisfying. It really feels like time is passing, and that you’ve accomplished getting through that month. It’s officially done now.

We’ve got calendars here for readers, comics fans, and nerds of all stripes (let’s be honest with ourselves). There’s general bookishness, calendars about specific series, kids’ cartoon calendars, Marvel & DC options, and a ton of different Star Wars calendars to choose from.

One last thing: also check out these bookish Page-a-Day calendars! Okay, let’s dive into the best bookish wall calendars.

Generally Bookish Calendars for Readers

Bibliophile Diverse Spines 2023 Wall Calendar

Bibliophile Diverse Spines 2023 Wall Calendar

Get beautiful paintings of book stacks and some solid book recommendations at the same time. These all feature books by authors of color, and each month has a stack by theme. $15

The Reading Woman 2023 Wall Calendar

The Reading Woman 2023 Wall Calendar

This calendar showcases painting of women reading throughout history. $16

Cats & Books 2023 Wall Calendar

Cats & Books 2023 Wall Calendar

Is there any better pairing than books and cats? $16

This Is My Bookstore 2023 Wall Calendar

This Is My Bookstore 2023 Wall Calendar

Travel through some of the most beautiful bookstores in the world with this calendar. $15

Calendars About Specific Books, Series, and Authors

Tolkien Calendar 2023

Tolkien Calendar 2023

Each month of this calendar features a painting of Middle-earth landscapes from different artists. $14

Bridgerton 2023 Wall Calendar

Bridgerton 2023 Wall Calendar

If you love Netflix’s Bridgerton, based off the books by Julia Quinn, then this is the calendar for you. $16

Dungeons & Dragons 2023 Deluxe Wall Calendar

Dungeons & Dragons 2023 Deluxe Wall Calendar

Okay, technically D&D is a game, not a book. But it sure has a lot of handbooks! Each month features a painting of a different class. $17

Calendars About Kids’ Books and Cartoons

Garfield 2023 Wall Calendar

Garfield 2023 Wall Calendar

Someone needs to study how exactly Garfield has such a stranglehold on the consciousness of generations of kids, but it’s undeniable. $14

Peanuts 2023 Wall Calendar

Peanuts 2023 Wall Calendar

Speaking of timeless kids’ cartoon, this calendar celebrates Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts characters! $14

Wimpy Kid 2023 Wall Calendar

Wimpy Kid 2023 Wall Calendar

Did you know that the top ten most-borrowed kids’ books at the New York Public Library this year were all Diary of a Wimpy Kid books? It’s hard to overstate how popular this illustrated kids’ book series is. $14

Dog Man 2023 Wall Calendar

Dog Man 2023 Wall Calendar

Probably the only series that can compete with Diary of a Wimpy Kid in that age group is Dog Man, which also has a devoted following! $13

Manga-Themed Wall Calendars

2023 Naruto Shippuden Wall Calendar

2023 Naruto Shippuden Wall Calendar

Naruto is one of the best-known manga and anime series — the manga sold hundreds of millions of copies, and the anime series ran for ten years. $16

2023 My Hero Academia Wall Calendar

2023 My Hero Academia Wall Calendar

This calendar features 16 different characters from the manga and anime series. $17

2023 Hunter x Hunter Wall Calendar

2023 Hunter x Hunter Wall Calendar

This manga series has 36 volumes and has been adapted into several different animes! $17

Marvel Comics Calendars

2023 Marvel Heroes vs. Villains Wall Calendar

2023 Marvel Heroes vs. Villains Wall Calendar

There are so many Marvel calendars to choose from, but this is a fun one, with each month showing a different hero/villain match up. $17

2023 Marvel Comics Wall Calendar

2023 Marvel Comics Wall Calendar

If you prefer a throwback to earlier days of comics, this one will be more your speed. $15

2023 Marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Wall Calendar

2023 Marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Wall Calendar

And finally, one for the Black Panther fans. $17

There are a ton of other Marvel options to choose from, like ones about the Women of Marvel and The Avengers (or the oversized poster option), or ones featuring your favorite hero (or villain): Loki, Spider-Man, Venom, Deadpool, and more.

DC Comics Calendars

2023 DC Comics The Justice League (Classic) Wall Calendar

2023 DC Comics The Justice League (Classic) Wall Calendar

For DC devotees, we have some options for you, too! Here is one featuring the Justice League. $17

2023 Batman Collector's Edition Calendar

2023 Batman Collector’s Edition Calendar

A fancy option is this Batman collector’s edition calendar, which includes two posters and a collectible box. $31

2023 Wonder Woman Wall Calendar

2023 Wonder Woman Wall Calendar

Or you can pick up this Wonder Woman calendar, with each month featuring Wonder Woman in a different style. $17

Star Wars Calendars

2023 Star Wars: Saga Oversized Poster Calendar

2023 Star Wars: Saga Oversized Poster Calendar

Star Wars may technically be a movie series, but there are so many Star Wars books that it gets an honorable mention here.

You can enjoy this calendar for years to come, because each image is a poster! $20

2023 Star Wars: The Mandalorian Wall Calendar

2023 Star Wars: The Mandalorian Wall Calendar

More interested in The Mandalorian specifically? Here’s the calendar for you. $13

2023 Star Wars: The Mandalorian - The Child Wall Calendar

2023 Star Wars: The Mandalorian – The Child Wall Calendar

But let’s get one step more specific, because this calendar is dedicated to the one and only Baby Yoda, a.k.a. the Child, a.k.a. Grogu. $15

Darth Vader and Family 2023 Family Wall Calendar

Darth Vader and Family 2023 Family Wall Calendar

This Darth Vader and Family calendar, based on the books by Jeffrey Brown, comes with 200 stickers!


Don’t forget to also peruse these bookish Page-a-Day calendars!