Cosplayer Spotlight: Jonah Warford- Jewbacca Cosplay

By Nolan P. Smith (All photos provided by Jonah Warford- Jewbacca Cosplay) Here it is, the latest installment of Cosplayer Spotlight here on Pastrami Nation! This time, we spotlight Jonah Warford from North Smithfield, RI, who is also known as Jewbacca Cosplay on Facebook. His most recent conventions have been Boston Comic Con, Massive Comic Con, and ConnetiCon. Warford also […]

LARPs The Series Gets Ready for Season Two with a special Season One Watch Through, Saturday, August 29

By Staff Reports The highly anticipated premiere of LARPs The Series: Season Two is almost upon us! The award-winning series, named Best Web Series at FilmQuest 2014 and Best Independent Series at GenCon 2014, will return to Geek & Sundry for a second season in September following their hugely successful Indiegogo campaign. Season Two will feature 10-extended length episodes that […]

Shovel Knight Gets His Own amiibo! First Indie Game with amiibo Compatibility

By Staff Reports (BUSINESS WIRE)– During a presentation at Nintendo’s Nindies@Night event at EMP Museum in Seattle, Nintendo made several announcements about the future of independent games on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems. These announcements included the reveal of a Shovel Knight amiibo figure from Yacht Club Games that unlocks exclusive features for the hit game on Wii […]

Invisible Republic Vol 1 Review: Secrets of The Fallen Regime

Review by Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer Publisher: Image Comics Writers: Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko Illustrator: Gabriel Hardman Colors: Jordan Boyd What if man could travel through the stars? Could we leave our differences and our political strife behind us, or would our humanity follow us? Invisible Republic takes a look at a colony of living humans living on […]

Arrow Season 4: What We Know and What We Don’t

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Writer (Victor Valley)– Oliver Queen, Starling City, and Team Arrow are all in for some big changes when Arrow returns to The CW in October. Season 3 ended on a high as Oliver defeated Ra’s and drove off into the sunset with his lady love, seemingly leaving his vigilante persona behind him. As most comic […]

The Art of Fallout 4 is What Every Vault Dweller Needs- Hits Stores in Time For Christmas

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is pleased to announce its newest art-book partnership will be with Bethesda Game Studios for Fallout® 4, one of the most anticipated games of 2015. Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout® 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®, welcome you to the world of Fallout® 4—their most ambitious game ever and the next […]

Pastrami Nation Podcast: D23 Expo Fallout, Boba Fett, Covergirl Star Wars, Toy Soldiers War Chest and Battletoads in Killer Instinct!

Here it is, another exciting podcast from Pastrami Nation!!! This time we talk about the tons of news that came out of the D23 Expo 2015, we talk about our interview with the original Boba Fett, Jeremy Bulloch, Toy Soldiers War Chest, the new Covergirl Star Wars line, and the addition of Battletoads to Killer Instinct! Check it out, and […]

Nanjing: The Burning City Review: Honor and Sacrifice

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer (Victor Valley)– In 1937, Japanese Imperial forces captured the Chinese capital city of Nanjing. The events that followed have come to be known as the Nanjing Massacre. This large-scale tragedy involves the invading army committing horrible acts against the Chinese soldiers (and civilians) that did not flee the city. Nanjing: The Burning City is […]

Studio Ghibli Announces When Marnie Was There to Hit DVD and Blu-Ray on October 6th

By Staff Reports From Japan’s acclaimed Studio Ghibli comes When Marnie Was There, a sweeping story of friendship, mystery and discovery coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on October 6, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with GKIDS. Based on the beloved novel by Joan G. Robinson, the When Marnie Was There Blu-ray™ and DVD deliver stirring […]

Loeb & Sale Re-Unite For New Look at CAPTAIN AMERICA: WHITE #1!

By Staff Reports This September, experience a blockbuster seminal story of the Super Solider brought to light in CAPTAIN AMERICA: WHITE #1! The Eisner-award winning team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale reunite once more to bring you the long awaited return to their prestigious ‘color’ book series! Following such iconic classics as SPIDER-MAN: BLUE, DAREDEVIL: YELLOW and HULK: GRAY, […]

VIZ MEDIA & Eleven Arts Announce Canadian Theatrical Dates For BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces the expansion of its partnership with Los Angeles-based film distribution company ELEVEN ARTS to premiere BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE in a series of exclusive theatrical engagements. In addition to a big-screen debut in over 80 U.S. cities, Canadian […]

The Powell Group Creates Sony PlayStation 4 Themes for Valiant Entertainment’s X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger and More!

By Staff Reports Videogame consultancy powerhouse The Powell Group today announced that the PlayStation® Store is now carrying themes featuring characters from Valiant Entertainment’s award-winning library of titles, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Archer & Armstrong, Rai, Quantum and Woody, and Shadowman. The PlayStation® Store has just added these exciting new PlayStation 4 (PS4) themes to their offerings, and each Valiant […]

VIZ Media’s Haikasoru Literary Imprint Participates at 73rd World Science Fiction Convention and Welcomes Author Taiyo Fujii

By Staff Reports VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint has announced its participation at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention. Haikasoru will welcome the acclaimed Japanese author Taiyo Fujii as a panel participant, and will host a retail booth (E4) in the main Dealer’s Room that will offer a wide variety of the imprint’s acclaimed titles at specially discounted prices. […]

Ranking the TV Villains of The Flash: Part 2

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Writer (Victor Valley)– With numbers 18-10 having been covered in the previous article, the remaining foes of the Flash represent the worst of the worst. These are the most evil and powerful enemies that Barry Allen faced off against in the first season. Mist (Kyle Nimbus) Imagine having the ability to change your body into […]

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Showcases Upcoming Line-Up of Products at D23 Expo 2015

By Staff Reports Today, during a presentation at the D23 Expo 2015, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media revealed new details about some of thebiggest products in the interactive entertainment industry including Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, Playmation and KINGDOM HEARTS III plus two new limited edition Star Wars™ PlayStation®4 hardware bundles. “We have the most exciting slate of upcoming game […]

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Showcases Live Action Slate, Including Star Wars Rouge One, The Force Awakens, Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War and More

By Staff Reports Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn […]

Moana Rocked the D23 Expo 2015

By Staff Reports Dwayne Johnson (“San Andreas,” “Furious 7,” HBO’s “Ballers”), who lends his voice to the mighty demi-god Maui in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana,” hit the stage at D23 EXPO 2015 Friday afternoon. Renowned directors John Musker and Ron Clements (“The Little Mermaid,” “The Princess and the Frog,” “Aladdin”), and producer Osnat Shurer (Oscar®-nominated Pixar shorts “One Man Band,” “Boundin’”) […]

D23 Expo 2015: New Animated Film Gigantic Takes Root!

By Staff Reports Things are looking up at Walt Disney Animation Studios – way up. “Gigantic,” Disney’s unique take on “Jack and the Beanstalk,” will feature music from Oscar®-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who greeted D23 EXPO fans in signature style—in song—alongside director Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and producer Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”). Set in Spain during the […]