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Forbidden Planet

840 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003-4823
+1 212-473-1576
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My kids loved this place. I am not into movies or TV of any kind, but this place has so much cool... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
aprilcook78
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Hillsboro, Texas
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Something for everyone

Took my kid here since she is a huge Flash fan. She found a comic that she didn’t have and I got a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JScotG
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
via mobile
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840 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003-4823
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My kids loved this place. I am not into movies or TV of any kind, but this place has so much cool stuff. From the comics, to collectibles, Tshirts, novelties, etc... too much to list. So much variety and reasonable prices.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my kid here since she is a huge Flash fan. She found a comic that she didn’t have and I got a sweet Spider-Man shirt and a Mad Magazine. Spoke with one of the employees about Mad and my favorite artist, Sergio Aragones who...More

Thank JScotG
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for fans of graphic novels, superheroes, and pop culture in general. And it's right next door to the Strand bookstore. Plan to spend at least a few hours exploring these stores.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This store is ideal for those who love Comic, manga and generally all kinds of fantasy and comic art!! Also, it has wide variety!!

Thank Elli K
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

After hitting up The Strand, which is right next door, I headed into Forbidden Planet, because it looked like the kind of place I could get my geek fix. For that, I was not disappointed. Forbidden Planet has a little bit of everything you'd come...More

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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

1  Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 19 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
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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
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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
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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
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