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Cleveland Yelpers Assemble! at Carol & John’s Comic Shop

Over 50 Elites and guests had a Marvel-ous time this past Thursday at our comic booked themed event, Yelpers Assemble

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With the filming of The Avengers in downtown Cleveland sizzling the box office, why not celebrate our comic roots? I mean, we *do* have the Superman House in our own backyard (ahem, bragging rights…) Carol & John's Comic Shop know what's up, so they flew in like a superhero and helped us host a victorious Yelp party with superpower panache! Long time yelper, George S, said it best: "I've never been to a Yelp Party… now, I'll try to be a regular. To put it simply, it was so cool!"

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Yelpers checked-in and were able to browse the thousands of comics, figurines and nostalgia all over the shop. Each guest got a free hardcover and paperback as a gift from the shop owner himself and gaming stations were set up for unlimited play. No Yelp CLE Elite event would be complete without a killer photobooth! Carol & John provided real-life size replicas of Captain America's shield and Thor's Hammer, while One Red Door Photography snapped the hilarity that ensued. See all the pictures HERE!

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The Red Lantern is actually not the Green Lantern's cousin, but could have been the way they saved the night with delicious noms! Elites nibbled on a spread of fresh fish fry bites, homemade mini meatballs, cheeses and veggies galore. Peace, Love & Little Donuts took care of all our sweet teeth with mini donuts adored with pretty toppings in tons of unique flavor combinations, like maple bacon! And a thirsty yelper is never a good thing, so Cleveland Action Brewery swooped in with their cape and cooler full of hometown brewed goodness. Apple Pie Ale anyone? How about a Strawberry Chocolate Stout? Guests were even allowed to take home the commemorative Yelp bottles!YelpersAssembleCollage4Each guest was entered to win an enormous gift basket chock-full of comic-themed goodies, like an Avengers lunch box, DVDs, and more! Winners also scored two tickets to Scene Ale Fest and a social media photo shoot with One Red Door Photography. Congrats to yelpers Pamela M and Matthew M for lucking out in the raffle! 

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Many thanks to all our sponsors who made this event superhero-worthy: Carol & John's Comic Shop and their amazing staff, The Red Lantern, Peace Love & Little Donuts, Cleveland Action Brewery and One Red Photography! And thanks to all the yelpers and guests who made it out!

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Until next time, 

Cara L – Being nice to my sister since 1985

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