Forbidden Planet is a large comic shop selling current and back issues of American comics as well as Japanese and European comics. They also sell a wide range of collectible sci-fi items including books, videos, TV merchandise and comic-related merchandise. Gift vouchers are also available.
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Venue Details & Map
43 Church StreetCroydonLondonCR0 1RH
- +44 (0)20 8688 7190
- Public transport:
- Centrale, Null
Nowhere near as good as the London branch, but a lot smaller. Great supply of current titles, bargain packs are fun. No back issues, but that's to be expected of FP now. Staff again are 50/50, new member there, she is very friendly, some of the guys over the years, should learn how to handle comics as I used to choke when one of the guys would bend them up, putting them in the bag any old how....more
Forbidden planet is not the usual book store. This place is more merchandise-orientated. Books, DVDs, comics, even t-shirts and action figures. Definitely a place for sci-fi lovers, but they've got a little bit of everything. Just be careful, cause you may want to buy the whole store :)more
I always pop in here when I'm in Croydon. Sells lots of magazines, comics and sci-fi books as well as very tempting merchandise from film, tv and comic ranges. If you're in Croydon and you need a dalek, this is where to come.more
Very small local Forbidden Planet, not quite as good as the comic shop near the old church. There is a huge display window which promises much. Inside the selection of comics is quite small, the focus is on merchandise mainly, all the shows and films and spin offs from comics. There is a small collection of t-shirts which are quite good, but the best time to go is during the sales and scoop up...more
I personally love going into this store but I am not sure if my budget will be too happy. This is the ultimate store for getting TV shows or comic book memorabilia or action figures.
This specific store is much smaller than the one in Central London but they still have a lot of stuff in there to browse through. There is anything from DVD's to Books to Action Figures.
The staff members...more