Forbidden Planet is London’s largest science fiction shop. You'll find European, American and Japanese comics, action figures, DVDs, film and TV merchandise and collectables. They also have an extensive choice of books.
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Venue Details & Map
179 Shaftesbury Avenue
- +44 (0)20 7420 3666
- Public transport:
- Tottenham Court Road, Underground
As comic book stores go, it's pretty big and there is quite a range of comics / books / things and a few games.
The staff is usually helpful and some of them very knowledgeable.
There also have artists regularly for some book / art signing sessions.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with this shop but i couldn't give it 5 stars due to what it compares to; i used to go to Nostalgia comics in...more
there are so many merchandises! I haven't seen so many before, it's awesome! There are shirts, comic books, stuff animals, figurines and so much so! love this place!more
The best stocked comic shop in London, but a bit on the pricey side. They probably have every single new issue you are looking for but unfortunately the staff(if you can find one) doesn't always know where to look for so you could end up spending a lot of time finding what you want.
The upper floor is full of collectibles and fun stuff, while downstairs you will find the graphic novels,...more
I have been to the Forbidden Planet in NYC before but it's been many years. I'm actually not a comic book fan, but I do like that there are so many vinyl pop dolls here, and that there are video game and film references here (and not just comic books).
There are SO many of those blind box dolls here. If you are a collector, this is definitely the place for you.
The prices for the most part...more
Last time I was here I was for some reason a bit disappointed. I expected dools and gadgets from a wider range of films. I can still miss a few classics like The Addams Family and Pirates of The Carribbeans, but I understand movies get out of date I do.
Dr Who is still the main feature together with Marvels superheroes.
When I come to stores like these I wish I was hooked on something so I...more