When I was a kid, I’d save up my money for weeks–sometimes months–and then take the subway into The Village to go to Forbidden Planet. This was the art on the bags.
It was in the days before the big comicons, so it was cool to go somewhere with toy, comics, books, posters…Everything.
The store has changed a lot since the 1980s. it’s smaller, more cramped. But it’s still a cool little mecca.