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Forbidden Planet

840 Broadway at 13th St, New York City, NY (Greenwich Village)
212-473-1576
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Ranked #48 of 592 Shopping in New York City
Type: Shops, Specialty Shops, Shopping
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New York City, New York
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669 reviews 669 reviews
292 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a very unique store right by union square. They carry marchandise from all the big marvel movies and lots of eccentric stuff for comic lovers too.

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58 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Liked the store, has a good selection. I bought four t-shirts. Would recommend a visit even if your not a comic fan.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A great shop that holds all the best of sci-fi, anime, fantasy, d&d (dungeons & dragons), doctor who and more. We found all the gifts we wanted for our selves and others. I highly recomend a stop for all in NY.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

As a Japanese anime fan I found this place exciting. They have a lot of figures, classic mangas, and models. Although the price is kinda pricy. I nearly decided to buy a figure, then I found out Amazon offers only 2/3 the price.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This is an awesome store. They have lots of older titles that are hard to find, but also some awesome merchandise. I love geeky merchandise and they had a great collection, if a little pricy. The staff was real friendly. I needed to find a book that they couldn't find on the shelf, but they didn't stop until they found... More

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Hong Kong, China
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243 reviews 243 reviews
154 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Headed to the Strand Bookstore but found this place right next to it, so my teenage son and 10-year-old daughter made me go there. I am not a fan of anything it sells there but my kids find the place amazing and love it very much. Its collection is big and sells many kinds of comic related merchandise. If you... More

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Austin, Texas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

While it did not have that many comics, I would consider this a comic merchandise store. Fun to see all the art, tshirts, posters, and games there.

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Solana Beach, California, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

If you like comic books, or related paraphernalia, a visit to this store is well worth it. Located near Union Square, it has a huge collection. We were especially excited about the Dr Who accessories (No more boring salt and pepper shakers when you can have a Tardis and a Dalek) The staff was friendly until you try to sit... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Do you love comics, anime, cartoons and whatever nerd / geek thing? This is the place. Lots of action figures, t-shits, books and cute dolls with good price.

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Northern Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

It's cool enough walking through the Captain America door, but fantastic once you walk inside. The staff is very knowledgeable and love everything as much as you do. There are so many different kinds of collectibles and curios...the boys on Big Bang Theory would be very happy here. You just have to careful- the prices are kind of high and... More

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