The Perky Nerd

1606 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506

Past Events

July 27, 2019: Avengers: Battle on the Moon Signing

Artist Penelope Gaylord appears at The Perky Nerd on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign the Little Golden Book, Avengers: Battle on the Moon!

March 9, 2019: Powers of a Girl Signing

Lorraine Cink appear at The Perky Nerd on Saturday March 9th from 1 PM to 3 PM to celebrate her new book POWERS OF A GIRL with a meet and greet and signing.

**This is a book signing with the author so purchasing the book through THE PERKY NERD is a requirement to have your book signed.


This is the Marvel Universe. Where the personalities, powers, and straight-up legends of countless heroic women have captured readers for generations.

This unique book is the perfect start—or addition—to any Marvel fan’s collection! Using her in-depth knowledge and passion for Super Heroes, author Lorraine Cink explores the lives of the exceptional and diverse women of the Marvel Universe. Filled with inspirational lessons and clever observations, each section digs into what these relatable women can teach us all about growth, bravery, and the true meaning of strength. Paired with over one hundred original, vibrant, and emotive illustrations from the talented Alice X. Zhang, this book balances the responsibility and the fun the comes with being a hero.


Lorraine Cink is an actor, improviser, writer, director and host. She is native to Bakersfield, Calif. (where oil used to come from). Currently, she is the host and writer of The Marvel Minute and THWIP! The Big Marvel Show, an online geeky variety program for Marvel Comics. As well as releasing videos on her personal channel She performs live in NYC with the PIT house musical improv team Hello every Friday night, as well as on the Magnet musical house team Legend, and the PIT improv team Hero Complex. Lorraine, when not performing, is a published author and playwright. The first book that she co-authored was Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and also penned the play “Emilia’s Wish” with Milk Can Theatre Co. which was nominated for an Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Short Script.

Jan. 26, 2019: Captain Marvel Signing

Artist Penelope Gaylord appears at The Perky Nerd on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign the Little Golden Book of CAPTAIN MARVEL! For this special event, Penelope will be doing a store exclusive CAPTAIN MARVEL print.

Dec. 15, 2018: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy Signing

Amy Ratcliffe, the author of Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy, appears at The Perky Nerd for a book signing on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Join us for a brief author talk with Amy at 2pm and a Q&A before the meet & greet book signing begins at 2:30pm.

Purchasing the book through The Perky Nerd is required for this event.

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.
    Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.