Forbidden Planet, New York City

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  • September 27, 2017
    Huge selection of comics, replicas and collectibles. A pleasure for every collector. (N) again feels like a child. Large selection of T-Shirts with film and comics motives.
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  • September 4, 2017
    The truth is that, compared with the one in London, this store of Forbidden planet is small. It has funkos, comics, board games, figures, etc... but in small amounts. Best to visit during the week and in the morning because there are less people. It is good because they have some bargains and because it is always entertaining to see merchan geek, but there are better stores, such as Toy Tokyo, in Manhattan.
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  • August 18, 2017
    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 ...  more »
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  • June 8, 2017
    Really loud heavy metal music playing throughout store. I guess people like that. They have a great selection of comics and comic related stuff. Also have a good selection of games. As well as some really cool mini figures. 10/10, would recommend.
  • June 4, 2017
    Honestly as a disabled person I would really appreciate if they had anywhere to sit. Sometimes it takes a while to decide whether or not to buy a graphic novel you've never read before. I understand they want to discourage people from reading and then not buying but I'd spend a lot more money there if it wasn't physically painful to shop.
  • July 2, 2017
    It's practically senseless to even post a review. If you're reading this because you did a search, then you likely already know of Forbidden Planet's reputation in the graphic-novel circles. This is the B&H of comics - which is to say that you can buy virtually everything online, but coming to the "Superstore" is a hajj that makes believers out of the fringe players. Oh - whatever you do - don't even THINK about sitting down on the stairs straight ahead (in back of the store). The help will be around swiftly to remind you of the "Don't sit here" sign that's located right behind your calves. Don't forget to buy the t-shirt. (You'll get a back with your purchase of over $50.00 UNLESS you check in with Yelp - in which case the threshhold is reduced to $20.00!)
  • June 27, 2017
    Great place to shop for all your Justice League items! Great Retail Staff especially Jeff the best! He is very knowledgeable!
  • June 2, 2017
    In terms of toys, great selection. In terms of comic books and graphic novels, I wish they had more in terms of older material. Other than that, great location, very clean and well organized.

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