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Be a Hero for Small Business Saturday at The Perky Nerd’s ‘Hero Hotel’ Release Party and Signing (Nov. 26)

In support of Small Business Saturday, Fanbase Press is honored to announce that the release party and signing for Yehudi Mercado‘s (Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage) upcoming all-ages graphic novel, Hero Hotel, will take place at The Perky Nerd in Burbank, CA, on Saturday, November 26, 2016, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  All are invited to spend one of the busiest shopping days of the year at The Perky Nerd for the “Be a Hero for Small Business Saturday” event, which will include a full day of superhero games and activities, superhero cosplayers and a photo booth, great deals on comics and Funko POP! figures, and the celebration for the release of Hero Hotel with Mercado and other guest creators on hand to sign copies of the book!

Hero Hotel is a hilarious all-ages comic book series that follows Chet and his cat, Boomer, as they work in a hotel… a hotel for super heroes! Awesome, right? Wrong. Because there’s nothing worse than a hero on vacation.

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Collected into a trade paperback featuring four side-splitting adventures, Hero Hotel is a full-color book [coloring by Alessandro Alessi Anghini (Sleigher: Heavy Metal Santa Claus)] that will be released on November 21, 2016.  In addition, the trade paperback will feature bonus stories by several notable creators, including Dennis Culver (Edison Rex, E Is for Extinction), Scott McMahon (Sami the Samurai Squirrel, Aw Yeah Comics!), David Scheidt (Adventure Time, Aw Yeah Comics!), Tom Pinchuk (Max Steel), Alejandro Rosado (Kid Robot, Hasbro), Megan Levens (Madame Frankenstein, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer), Geoffrey Golden (The Devastator), Amanda Meadows (The Devastator), Lee Keeler (Night Talk with Martin Starr), Tone Rodriguez (Bart Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror), Bryan Turner (Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, DC Super Hero Girls), and Justin Peterson (Very Near Mint, MAD Magazine).

Copies of Hero Hotel will be available for sale at The Perky Nerd on the day of the event, and creator Yehudi Mercado and guest creators Dennis Culver and Tom Pinchuk will be on hand to sign copies for attendees.

Fans in the San Fernando Valley will find The Perky Nerd at 1606 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91504. You can also visit the shop online at  Although the Hero Hotel signing will take place from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., The Perky Nerd’s “Be a Hero for Small Business Saturday” event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., so be sure to support local businesses and spend your day at the neighborhood comic book shop and pop culture emporium!

For more information on the event, be sure to visit the event page on Facebook.  For more information on Hero Hotel, please visit or   Hero Hotel may also be found on Facebook and Twitter, @HeroHotelComic.

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief




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