It’s almost time when the time is here, The time that’s only once a year. We can hardly wait, ’cause it’s so near. -Traditional Woodland Critter Tune This Saturday, May 4th, is Free Comic Book Day, and here’s the deal on what Forbidden Planet NYC has planned for this year’s festivities. First off, if you’re [...]
Coming Wednesday March 20th, the day both books release(!)… More details to come. Be here! UPDATED: Special guests will be joining us! Confirmed so far are Minimum Wage pin-up artists Dean Haspiel, Joe Infurnari, John Kerschbaum and Jeff Wong. Ben Templesmith will also be here to sign copies of the “Ghost” variant of Five Ghosts. [...]
In-store Early Bird Special today, Friday the 18th… 10% off ALL graphic novels, books and manga from 9am-4pm!!! If it’s got an ISBN it’s on sale. Come on by! Use it to pick up the new Fables TP, why don’tcha?
Thanks to all who purchased and redeemed Google Offers to our shop in 2012. Our customers are some of the most loyal and savvy in the world, and we greatly appreciate it. Thus, when Google asked us if we wanted to participate in their Best of 2012 campaign we gladly accepted. It’s a good incentive/break [...]
On Friday, November 23rd–yes, that would be Black Friday–Forbidden Planet NYC is holding an IN-STORE SALE! For that day only, take 25% off all graphic novels and manga in stock, plus 10% off everything else! This sale only applies in-store at FPNYC, so perhaps ‘twould be a good time to get off the couch and [...]
The shipment we would have put out for sale on October 31st, were we able to open, has finally arrived and is being processed as I type this on Monday morning at 11:30am. Good news as many of you who stopped by over the weekend were looking for last weeks new comics. We thank you [...]
Electricity and running water have kicked in again for much of lower Manhattan and we are open for the first time since last Sunday. Items of note: We will be closing at 10pm every day until Wednesday the 7th. In fact, today, in the interest of safety for all involved, we may close slightly earlier. [...]
Tomorrow, Star Trek: The Next Generation turns 25. (Personally, my favorite episode was the one in which Data had nightmares about eating a cake shaped like Counselor Troi.) In honor of this venerable series beginning its quarterlife crisis, Forbidden Planet is having a one-day sale on ALL Star Trek-related items on September 28th. That’s a 20% [...]
As of this morning, we’ve got another 50% OFF deal on Google Offers! Before sci-fi and fantasy conquered the multiplex, they thrived in neighborhood comic stores staffed by passionate pop culture pundits. Relive the good old days atForbidden Planet. This beloved Union Square shop recently moved to a larger 3,400-square-foot space just down the block, [...]
Hell, we practically are already. Take a look around the shop sometime and you’ll realize our customers and staff comprise our own rather large Invisbles cell. The uninitiated will ask, “What is The Invisibles?” Well, it’s way way too complicated to describe here properly and succinctly, but I’ll give you the publisher’s copy: Follow the [...]
Happy Americaday everybody! And what better way to celebrate the day that The United States became a thing that everybody was saying, than with a gigantic sale! And what better way to kick off a gigantic sale! than with a gigantic pile of comics! And as luck would have it, that’s precisely what Dan and I, your humble [...]
That’s right. We’re discounting EVERYTHING in our store on Wednesday, July 4th. We don’t do this often (maybe once a year… maybe), so come on by and take advantage! Plus, this year the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday… New Comics Day! A ton of great new comics and graphic novels are scheduled [...]
It’s June and Before Watchmen, the controversial DC Comics event, kicks off this coming Wednesday with the debut of Minutemen #1. To mark the occasion Forbidden Planet NYC is offering three editions of the classic, original graphic novel masterpiece by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons at 40% OFF in-store and online throughout the month!
We’re on Google Offers (NYC Downtown) this week. Pick up a coupon code for ten bucks off them, then come on over to the shop sometime in the next coupla months to spend it on twenty buck worth of stuff. 80 hours until the Offer closes as of this writing.
Inventory’s right around the corner for the Forbidden Planet staff. That means YOU should keep an eye on our Daily Deals page over the next few days as we attempt to clear some of the (good) clutter. Prices are valid in-store and online while they’re up on the site and while supply lasts.