ATTENTION Forbidden Planet mail order customers!
Can’t make it to our Black Friday in-store sale? There’s still a chance for you to save mad $$$ on fpnyc.com Monday the 30th when EVERYTHING available in our webstore will be on sale by at least 20%OFF regular retail, with some deeply discounted items marked down to a whopping 90%off.
The sale kicks off at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning and lasts through 11:59 p.m. Monday night. A link to all deeply discounted items will be sent out to those customers on our email list in advance, so if you’re not already receiving regular updates from us I suggest you join ASAP.
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of the legendary hip-hop group Run DMC will be appearing at Forbidden Planet NYC on Wednesday September 2nd from 5-7 for the debut of the all new single issue DMC #1.5! This new comic will be exclusively available at Forbidden Planet until NYCC, so get the jump on the newest release from DMC and meet a living legend in the process!
DMC #1.5: LAK6 REMIXED! As promised by our publisher Darryl DMC McDaniels we are expanding the DMC universe! In DMC #1 we were introduced to 13 year old Leticia aka LAK6, the graffiti writer brave enough to take on Mr. Marx and guide Charlie Cooper throughout the city to track down the mysterious b-boy hero DMC! In this special issue LAK6 suits up to become the next superhero in the DMC universe! Written by Amy Chu, illustrated by Allison Smith, graffiti by Lady Pink, colored by Kristin Sorra, lettered by Kyung Jeon-Miranda based on a story by Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez. Cover art by Tula Lotay! Character design by Tula Lotay and Edardo Miranda-Rodriguez! This issue feature a short story and bonus content featuring character designs, poster and a sneak peak to DMC #2 written by Amy Chu and illustrated by Juan Doe!
So you want a signed copy but can’t make it to the event because you live on Antarctica, have a funeral to attend or are just all around lazy… well you can still get your hands on a copy of DMC #1.5 signed by Darryl “DMC’ McDaniels by pre-ordering it from www.fpnyc.com. All pre-orders will be mailed out after the event, and If you haven’t picked up a copy of the DMC GN #1 why not pre-order one as well and we’ll also have that signed!
So one more time…
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels signing DMC #1.5 & DMC GN #1
Wednesday September 2nd 5-7PM
Forbidden Planet NYC 832 Broadway NYC
Can’t make it? Pre-order singed copies by clicking the following links.
Who was a guest on Mike Lawrence and Jake Young’s Nerd of Mouth podcast last week?
You can listen to the full episode here.
It’s almost that time of year again… Come join us at Forbidden Planet for a day bigger than Christmas.
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed to March 25th, 2015.
“A wonderful kinetic paean to the comics of your youth—funny and razor smart with Kirby lines like you wouldn’t believe. McGovern and Leandri kill it.”–Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao -
On March 25th at 7pm, Forbidden Planet will have Adam McGovern on hand to sign copies of the first volume of Nightworld. We will also have Dean Haspiel, Christa Cassano, Joe Infurnari, Vito Delsante, and Swifty Lang on hand to sign all of their respective works. A star studded evening of at the Planet to be sure.
FP is super excited to announce our signing on February 18th with Sean Murphy, Klaus Janson, and Katana Collins. The signing kicks off at 6pm so be sure to get here early as this is sure to be a crazy one.
Can’t make it to the signing? As always we got you. Pre-order your own signed copy here.
Acclaimed hip hop photographer Chi Modu posted this glorious, nostalgia-inducing shot of Method Man shopping at The Planet (821 Broadway iteration) in 1994 to his Instagram account yesterday.
Anyone wanna take a bet that Johnny Blaze was picking up some Ghost Rider comics?
ALSO- that beautiful wall of science fiction paperbacks with a Marvel Universe poster hanging above it in the background? Yeeeeahhh… That’s where you can pick up $12 salads and $8 cups of crappy pulled pork over crappy quinoa in the Pret A Manger that currently occupies our old space. SMH.
Forbidden Planet is a proud sponsor of the third annual Phillip K. Dick Film Festival. The festival is held on January 16-18th at Tribeca Cinemas (54 Varick Street, new York, NY 10013). Come and celebrate one of Science Fiction’s finest authors.
These are our regular hours:
And these are the exception to those hours for the remainder of 2014 (aka, The Holiday Season):
Thanksgiving (11/27) – CLOSED
Christmas Eve (12/24) – 8am-8pm
Christmas Day (12/25) – CLOSED
New Year’s Eve (12/31) – 8am-8pm
That’s 20% off EVERYTHING in the store that ain’t the furniture. The whole kit and kaboodle. Heck, maybe even some of the furniture. Gonna be a cuh-razy day.
*Sale is in-store only and only applicable to items IN STOCK on a first come, first served basis. We cannot hold anything in advance of this offer.
Wednesday, November 26th, Forbidden Planet will be hosting a signing with writer Matt Miner (Liberator / Critical Hit) and artist Sean Von Gorman (Secret Adventures of Houdini) to launch their shiny, brand new series Toe Tag Riot, from Black Mask Studios. The event kicks off at six so don’t be late or one of the zombies that Matt and Sean are bringing might get pissed. .
Oh yeah, there WILL be zombies present.
New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden (Baltimore: The Plague Ships, Hellboy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will be our guest Wednesday December 3rd from 6-8pm, signing copies of his new Sons of Anarchy original novel Bratva, the paperback printing of Snowblind, and Alien: River of Pain.
Pre-Orders are already available for those of you who don’t want to miss out on getting a signed copy of one, or all three of these awesome new books. Also, if you can’t make it to our event- or if you don’t reside in the New York area- we will gladly ship signed copies to you! Just follow the links below.
Sons of Anarchy Bratva
Alien: River of Pain
Jaysen Headley will be in-store at Forbidden Planet to sign copies of his new book ” A Love Story for Witches” on October 29th at 6p.m.
On October 30th at 6, Forbidden planet is being invaded by the Suicide Girls to celebrate the release of their new book Geekology. New books, beautiful people, do I need to say more?
October 9th at Forbidden Planet is going to feature a whole slew of Zenescope Entertainment creators.
We’ll be giving away FREE Zenescope comics for our guests to sign, including copies of the following:
Charmed- Season Ten #1 (Brand new! Hurry, our supply will be limited)
Robyn Hood ongoing #1
Robyn Hood ongoing #2
The event kicks off at 8 p.m.