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About Us

Who We Are

Forbidden Planet is the world’s largest and best-known science fiction, fantasy and cult entertainment retailer and the largest UK stockist of the latest comics and graphic novels. We specialise in selling action figures, books, comics, DVDs, graphic novels and toys and we offer all the best merchandise from the cult cream of movies and television. We have exciting stores in many major UK cities, including our famous London Megastore on Shaftesbury Avenue and Megastores in Bristol and Southampton. To find a store near you, please use our Store Locator.

Merchandise from the Hottest Movies and TV Shows

We specialise in merchandise from the cult cream of movies and television, including the Avengers, Batman, Breaking Bad, Doctor Who, Game Of Thrones, Iron Man, Star Trek, Star Wars, Transformers and many more. Whether you’re looking for toys, figures or collectibles and accessories we have them all on offer for you.

All the Latest Comics and Graphic Novels

We’re the largest UK stockist of all the latest comics and graphic novels. We have all your favourite super-heroes and their wickedly villainous enemies, as well as the finest manga from Japan and the USA. It’s a whole world of Avengers, Batman, Bleach, Deadpool, Fables, Fantastic Four, Green Lantern, Hellboy, Naruto, Spider-Man, 2000AD, Superman, X-Force, the X-Men and others!

The Widest Range of Science Fiction, Cult, Fantasy and US Books

We offer huge ranges of books on science fiction and science fact, as well as cult and pulp titles that you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll discover the complete range of your favourite authors all the way from Asimov to Zelazny in both science fiction and fantasy. Plus, we host many singings with the finest names in the genre and can offer stock that may be signed by Guillermo del Toro, Neil Gaiman, Cory Doctorow, Mike Mignola, Neal Stephenson, Dan Slott, Charles Stross and hundreds more – you can lose yourself in the choice. Our range of specialist books covers every cult genre from hard science fact to space and alternative cultures to fantasy, horror and cult entertainment. You’ll find the best in photographic and art books as well as documentary and behind-the-scenes information about the latest movies and TV shows.

All Your Favourite DVDs

We’re stocked to the skies with every kind of cult entertainment for your viewing and enjoyment, including million-dollar blockbusters, ‘B’ movies, ‘schlock’ horror, cult and hard-to-find rarities. It’s a range you’ll never have enough of! You can enjoy all the latest DVD releases from your favourite TV shows: Adventure Time, Doctor Who, Game Of Thrones, Regular Show, The Simpsons and many more.

Every Gamers’ Dream

Discover our core rulebooks, supplements and fiction from the worlds of Dungeons and Dragons, H P Lovecraft and Magic The Gathering – plus merchandise from popular games such as Assassin’s Creed or Halo.


There has never been a better time to take a long look at Forbidden Planet and see for yourself why we’re the biggest and the best. Enjoy browsing through our site, or click here to find your nearest store.

The FP Newsletter

To keep on the cutting edge of what’s cool on our website, or to find out what exciting events are going on in our stores, click here to join the FP Newsletter and get up-to-the-minute news. It’s all about signings, events, competitions and special offers – if it’s hot, it’s in!


Postage charges are calculated using the costs below: -

UK Orders Cost
Up to £4.99 £1.00
£5.00 - £9.99 £2.00
£10.00 - £14.99 £3.00
£15.00 - £19.99 £4.00
Over £20.00 £5.50
Over £250.00 £10.00

International orders

A shipping quote will be emailed to our customers who have placed an order internationally. The quote will require a response before we can proceed to bill the order. Any international customers that wish to receive a quote before placing an order please email us and let us know what you want to order.


All orders must be placed online through our secure self-check out system. Any card updates must be done through Your Account. Once updated we will receive an automated email to say you have updated.

Product Availability

All products and prices are valid strictly while stocks last. Forbidden Planet cannot be held responsible for changes to suppliers’ products, pricing or pre order schedules.