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 a taxi. We did get a little lost on the subway getting there, but this... 更多
Cool place to waste time. Find lots of fascinating pop merch like Star Wars, DC and Marvel comics, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, etc. Action figures, mugs, toys, pens, etc.
Lots of interesting things like Star Wars and mtg things but everything priced high. My big issue was that they have no refund policy just store credit - so as tourists we bought, we regretted and we were stuffed. Spoke to the store manager who sorted us out - hence 3 stars not 1 - but having to beg for... 更多
I went in with no target and went out with a BB-8 mug that is now my favourite mug ever. The size and the selection of items in this store is simply stunning. I am a huge fan of the Manga serie "Berserk" and in this store I had the chance to see (in real life and for the very... 更多
If you love comic books, tv shows, and movies in general, this is a place you'll want to go, whenever in New York! Even if you don't plan on buying anything, you'll spend at least one hour looking at the wonderful things they have for sale!
They have a wide selection of items for whatever fandom strikes your fancy, including an impressive collection of independently published comics and hard to find videos. Their staff is generally friendly and helpful. The store is conveniently located near The Stroud and Union Square.
So, I'm kind of a giant nerd and everywhere I go I seek out good nerd shops. Forbidden Planet is pretty awesome and I'm very glad I stopped in. The selection is eclectic with lots of things you won't see anywhere else (and of course the standard game/comic shop stuff as well). If I were a local I don't know... 更多