NerdMelt newsletter sign-up

Mar 122013


From comedian Paul Scheer (THE LEAGUE, NTSF:SD:SUV::, & HUMAN GIANT) and writer Nick Giovannetti (MTV, ADULT SWIM) comes a sci-fi action comedy for fans of SHAUN OF THE DEAD and ALIENS! Set in the not so distance future, a group of slacker delivery guys spend their days avoiding responsibility and playing video games, until one day they deliver a classified package to a mysterious planet.

Paul Scheer signs Aliens vs Parker
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 8pm
Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Bl
LA, CA 90046

 Posted by at 12:43 pm
Nov 192012

Los Angeles,CA - BOOM! Studios proudly invites Los Angeles area fans to come celebrate Black Friday, November 23rd, at Meltdown Comics with a huge discount on a wide selection of BOOM! and KaBOOM! Studios comics. From Noon till Closing.

Meltdown Comics, located at 7522 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90046, is the proud host of this Black Friday event where you can purchase all BOOM! and KaBOOM! Studios comics and trades at 50% off from noon until closing. Every hour, a different selection of new books get even more discounted to crazy low prices! But the fun doesn’t stop there, because with every title you purchase, you get entered into a secret ADVENTURE TIME raffle.

For more information on Meltdown Comics, including hours and details on the store’s Black Friday plans, head to or call (323) 851-7223.

About BOOM! Studios
Founded by Ross Richie, 2009 and 2010′s “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios ( generates a constellation of bestselling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent, including Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning’s HYPERNATURALS, new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker, PLANET OF THE APES, and Sam Humphries’ HIGHER EARTH. BOOM!’s all ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ PEANUTS, Jim Davis’ GARFIELD, Cartoon Network’s ADVENTURE TIME, and 20th Century Fox’ ICE AGE. KaBOOM! recently won an Eisner Award for its first original series Roger Langridge’s SNARKED. BOOM!’s lit comix-focused imprint, BOOM! Town, won an Eisner Award for its first book, Shannon Wheeler’s I THOUGHT YOU WOULD BE FUNNIER, and just released SPACE DUCKS, the first comic book from indie musician legend Daniel Johnston.

About Meltdown Comics
After 16 years of successful operation, Meltdown has grown into a traveler’s must-see destination and cultural landmark. Meltdown was named Best Comic Store in L.A. by Los Angeles magazine, the LA WEEKLY, and was honored with the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award last Century. Perhaps most notably, Meltdown Comics was immortalized by becoming a part of the Simpsons universe in the episode “Husbands & Knives” where the store’s design and layout was utilized to show how great a comic book store can be.

Grub from the Rogue Grilled Cheese Truck
all day long!!!

 Posted by at 3:21 pm
Nov 142012



Great! Got your attention. Thought you all should know that creator ROBERT KIRKMAN (!!!!!!) will be at NerdMelt THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH at 5PM for a very special recording of NERDIST WRITER’S PANEL podcast.

This is Robert Kirkman being all suave and awesome. (Photo by Megan Mack)

Mr. Kirkman will sit down for a one-on-one interview with host Ben Blacker (co-creator of The Thrilling Adventure Hour; writer for Supah Ninjas, Supernatural, among others) in front of an audience made up of fans like YOU!

That means you too, Governor!

Mr. Kirkman’s success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner at Image Comics since the company’s inception twenty years ago. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super DinosaurThe Astounding Wolf-Man and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Witch Doctor, Guarding the Globe and Clone.  Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels in 2011 and in April 2012, he took the top five spots on both the hardcover and paperback lists. He’s the creator/executive producer and writer of the hit Emmy®-winning television show, AMC’s The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. AMC is developing Thief of Thieves as a potential series with Kirkman serving as creator/executive producer and writer. (For more info on all things Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles, go to:

For tickets for this Sunday’s NERDIST WRITER’S PANEL — which are only $15! — go to:

And proceeds from this live panel will benefit 826LA, the national non-profit tutoring program so not only will you get to experience a great and unique event but you get to contribute to a good cause!


 Posted by at 2:19 pm
Oct 012012



Hosted by Steve Frech, he’ll be playing all new rounds like ‘Not So Greatest American Hero‘, ‘Shark Repellent Bat Spray’, ‘Hero Complex‘, and more that will explore everything you never knew that you wanted to know about your favorite spandex-clad crime fighters! It’s clobbering time!

Panelists: Rob English, Ron Funches, Lindsay Hollister & Clinton Pickens!

and then…



It’s Horrible Movie Night’s third birthday! To celebrate, they will be presenting a special secret movie….

Your hosts for the evening, John Mathot (Disney’s Phineas & Ferb) and Susan Wright (The Because Show podcast), with special improv guests, will riff along with you live as you fend off the hilarious horror that is our special birthday movie. You simply cannot miss it!