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Forbidden Planet

840 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003-4823
+1 212-473-1576
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Great window display

Just a short walk from the subway, this is a marked out by the full size Terminator in the window... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Mike R
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Great place. For comics of all sorts

They have a wide variety and comics of all venues. Anyone in the business or collector knows if it... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Allan S
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New York City, New York
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840 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003-4823
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Just a short walk from the subway, this is a marked out by the full size Terminator in the window - pretty awesome! Good display of new and vintage comic books, as well as all other geek items inside - wide range and lots on...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

They have a wide variety and comics of all venues. Anyone in the business or collector knows if it and regularly up . The have limited edition and regular ones including classics. Good for. Gifts for parties

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This store is awesome for those that like comics, sci-fi, fantasy and the like. The location is not in midtown, but it is a short taxi or subway ride. The price are a little high, bit there merchandise is unique and wide ranged. They have...More

Thank DKatz21
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Needed to get my 8 year old some type of gaming gift as a souvenir and this place delivered. Helpful staff and a variety of choices.

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Located right next to Strand Bookstore, this shop is a paradise for comics lovers. Although a little bit lacking previous issues, you can still find most of the latest issues. Most importantly, they have much wider collections of toys, vinyl figures, Dorbz and Funko Pops...More

Thank Yoon Yeong C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My son and I stopped into Forbidden Planet and were amazed at the selection. There was everything you could imagine, from cards to masks to models.

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Took time out to hunt down several comic book stores while in New York and Forbidden Planet was the first one we found. Decent selection of comics and collectables - i didn't leave empty handed!

1  Thank Chris N
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I visited this geek heaven just before New Year's Eve and I loved it! The store has everything comic book/TV/movie collectible you can think of and patrons even go dressed up as their favourite characters for a normal night of shopping - I saw a...More

Thank Fazielah W
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Tons of movie and comic merchandise . Some comics . It reminded me of an independent owned FYE but smaller . Good for geeks and collectors .

Thank LisaV1213
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I love the Forbidden Planet. They have everything you could want dealing with comics, fantasy or any type of collectible. The staff is so knowledgeable. They will also ship for you. The location is not in mid-town for the casual New York visitor. I suggest...More

Thank DKatz21
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