All illustrations by Chelsea Beck.
All illustrations by Chelsea Beck.

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and—what?! You haven’t bought your loved one a valentine yet? Or, rather, you bought one and it sucked because it wasn’t from io9? Lucky for you, we’re here to help with our annual batch of super-special Valentine’s Day cards for all the nerds and geeks in your life. Because we just love you all so damn much.

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Star Trek: Discovery’s Michael Burnham turns her problems with authority into a declaration of love!

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Or you could let your Valentine know he or she is the luckiest person in the universe.

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Here’s a controversial one, as people have wondered why we didn’t just let a droid deliver it.

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This valentine cost us tens of millions of dollars, although it turns out we could have gotten it way cheaper.

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This helpful valentine is applicable in every relationship! (Hopefully.)

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And finally, even the most feared being in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has a heart:

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Happy Valentine’s Day, guys! And infinite love to illustrator Chelsea Beck, who crafted these for us.

Rob Bricken was the Editor of io9 from 2016-18, the creator of the poorly named but fan-favorite news site Topless Robot, and now writes nerd stuff for many places, because it's all he's good at.

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