The Perky Nerd

1606 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506

Past Events

June 23, 2018: Motor Crush Signing + Q&A

Babs Tarr appears at The Perky Nerd on Saturday, June 23 at 2 PM for a panel and signing!

Babs Tarr is a comic book artist and freelance illustrator for DC Comics and Image Comics. She is most known for her work on Burnside Batgirl when she re-imagined the character Barbara Gordon in a more youthful look complete with new crime fighting uniform and killer yellow boots. Her latest project, Motor Crush for Image Comics, not only has her illustrating but she is now writing on it as well.

Join us for an artist afternoon with Babs for a Q & A followed by a meet & greet signing. Panel starts at 2:00 PM. Signing to follow approx 3:00 PM.

This event will be $5 to attend. Reserve your spot now.

May 5, 2018: Gabby Zapata Signing

Artist Gabby Zapata appears at the Perky Nerd to celebrate Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018! She will be doing a LIVE mermaid piece that will be sold that afternoon. Visit her from 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM.

Gabby Zapata is from sunny Los Angeles, California. She majored in Computer Animation at Ringling College of Art & Design. After college, she worked at Digital Domain Studios in Port St. Lucie, Florida as a Visual Development Artist for their Feature Length Animation film, “The Legend of Tembo.” A year and a half later, Gabby moved to LA to work for Disney Mobile for a year. Fast forward to today, she is now working at Disney Digital Network in Glendale, California as Senior Visual Development Artist.

Feb. 24, 2018: Disney Afternoon Signing + Q&A

Artists James Silvani, Aaron Sparrow, Amy Mebberson, and Tad Stones, creator of DARKWING DUCK, appear on Saturday, February 24, 2018! The Q&A will be moderated by the Perky Nerd starting at 2:00 till 3:00 PM, after which there will be a signing and cartoon drawing demos.

Jan. 27, 2018: Ghostbusters 101 Signing

Paul Feig (director of Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters, Spy, and The Heat and co-creator of Freaks and Geeks) appears at the Perky Nerd on Saturday, January 27, 2018 to present and sign GHOSTBUSTERS 101, for which he wrote the foreword.

  • 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.