Valen’s Day is coming up, and for those of you still stuck for a gift for the geek in your life (and for those of you interested in Forbidden Planet sales… stalkers) here’s a quick rundown of what’s hot and popular in the shop so far this year. The following are FPNYC’s best-selling items in [...]
So last Thursday my wife gave birth to our first child. #Overrated. I had always thought that my son would have a great love of comics like his old man. So far Unkiedev Jr. likes only two things: chaos and nipples. Don’t get me wrong, that’s my kind of guy. I’m slightly worried that he’s [...]
We’re halfway through 2012, and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Century: 2009 is finally here to close out Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s examination of the past hundred years. And a doozy of a century it was, my friends. From horse-and-buggy to the convertible to an abandoned and starving space program. From rifles to nukes to [...]
WE INTERUPT OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED COLUMN FOR A BRIEF, FANTASTIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Adam Warren’s AMAZING good girl comic book, Empowered is back this week with volume 7! Forbidden Planet has copies of the previous volumes for folks to get caught up on, and we HIGHLY recommend that you do. Empowered is a Tootsie Pop of human [...]
Just a quick reminder that Forbidden Planet NYC is hosting a pretty special event this Wednesday night, folks. Artist J.K. Woodward will be in-store signing copies of Star Trek Doctor Who Assimilation #1 from 5:30 to 7pm! ALSO, as an added bonus and/or incentive for you to come by and get your copy of this [...]
The Avengers movie is AWESOME, you have to go see it right now! Well, it was alright. Actually, I kinda’ didn’t like it. I know that’s strange, I mean, the director has done such impressive work, and it had that REALLY hot girl in it…what was her name? Dang it, it’s on the tip of my tongue. [...]
Celebrate the historic first meeting of the Doctor and your pals on the Enterprise D with a special Forbidden Planet NYC signing! Series and cover artist J.K. Woodward will be here signing copies Star Trek TNG Doctor Who Assimilation2 issue #1 on Wednesday, May 30th starting at 5:30pm. Mr. Woodward will also be doing head [...]
FPNYC has an exclusive on this 2-pack of the Doctor and the Krynoid creature from the classic episode Seeds of Doom for a limited time. That’s right. We’ll have these before anyone else in the United States. Releases in-store and ships for March 23 2012. You can pre-mail-order yours today here! The set includes both [...]
If you can’t find Holiday presents for your friends and family at Forbidden Planet then you’re not opening your eyes. The place is a minefield of spectacular sundries for the geek or geek-curious! Kick-ass T-shirts, action figures, Manga, games, prop replicas, cut rate black-market diamonds, and of course, COMIC BOOKS! You didn’t know about the [...]
A brand new show! Dan Roth guides us through what’s new at Forbidden Planet each and every week with Morgan Pielli on camera. This week: Predator, Doctor Who, and comics to review!
Though FPNYC is now officially old (but young in a cosmic sense!) we haven’t been around quite as long as Doctor Who (47 years and counting!). Catch up on nearly five decades of continuity with this handy dandy video… Nice use of the 11 Doctor Action Figure Set!
Fascinating. Science writer Lee Billings has been guest blogging for BoingBoing this week, dissecting NASA’s big Kepler news and exploring other exoplanetary pursuits. Have ya heard the one about Bill Murray at a Bears playoff game? A Song of Ice and Fire comics coming from Dynamite and Bantam. Man this is gonna suck, OR, All [...]
By Chris Troy Every Christmas, a strange man with a funny accent comes to visit in an odd flying device. Granted his Christmas adventures usually don’t make it to US shore until 6 months after they air, BBC America has done a bang-up job of changing that, as this year’s special actually aired on US [...]
If you’re planning a Doctor Who costume for this year’s festivities a Sonic Screwdriver is essential. Forbidden Planet’s got you covered if you’re looking for one with authentic lights and sounds. If you’re looking for one that will help you BS your way out of nearly any jam, however, you’re outta luck. We’re currently selling [...]
No, the neverending question seemingly is not how many girls has James Bond impregnated, but will Neil Gaiman write an episode of Doctor Who? The question has been asked hundreds and hundreds of times but recently on io9.com’s Morning Spoilers edition they picked up on someone on some Doctor Who message board saying Gaiman would [...]