st.jpgQuirk Books continued its pop culture spree that began with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, recently acquiring Night of the Living Trekkies by Kevin David Anderson.

Here’s the pitch: “It’s Galaxy Quest meets Dawn of the Dead when all hell breaks loose at a Star Trek convention–and the world’s only hope for survival rests in the hands of some very determined fanboys!” Quirk Books’ associate publisher Jason Rekulak will edit, and the deal was negotiated by Scott Miller at Trident Media Group.

We caught up with Rekulak to find out why he picked the book. He explained: “I’ve always felt that a giant convention of fanboys (like the San Diego Comic Con) would be a delightful setting for some kind of genre fiction—mystery, romance, horror, something. Then the manuscript for NIGHT OF THE LIVING TREKKIES landed on my desk, and I knew I had my book.”