Forbidden Planet

    Open since 1981 and in its current location since 1996, Forbidden Planet, named for the 1950s sci-fi film, is still keeping it cool by providing New Yorkers with one of the largest and most cutting-edge selections of comics, graphic novels, collectible toys, and ‘zines out today. A journey through the store is a bit like a trip through a brightly colored kaleidoscope packed to the gills with sci-fi novels, star-wars collectibles, and comic books. Forbidden Planet is proud to lay claim to being one of the most indie-friendly places in the world. The self-titled “geek-emporium” plays host to high-profile comic-book signings with major creators on practically a weekly basis. With a second floor dedicated exclusively to Manga and Anime, Forbidden Planet is the go-to place for hard-to-find collectibles, specialty comics, and old and new toys alike. They also host a fun-to-read blog that touts Forbidden Planet’s recent arrivals and events. Show lessRead more

    832 Broadway , New York (btw 12th & 13th St)


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