Pastrami Nation Interview: Bluefin Brands David Clarke talks Transformers, Kamen Rider and more!

Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith and Jason Smith as we talk with Bluefin Brands- Brand Manager David Clarke! David gives us the rundown on Flame Toys Transformers, Sen-ti-nel, and introduces us to the world of Kamen Rider! Visit Bluefin online at Visit for news, reviews, giveaways, and more! Make sure to follow us…Read moreRead more

To Eats His Own: Hell’s Kitchen

Welcome to our brand new column devoted to food reviews: To Eats His Own. Food reviews have been the #1 requested feature since we started Pastrami Nation, so we are excited to dive in! This column will feature food reviews from across the country by Pastrami Nation’s founders, Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith….Read moreRead more


  By Staff Reports Joining UDON’s brand new Pin-Fighter series are two sets of fighters making their debut as part of this week’s METAVERSE Event! Are you ready to reveal your inner boss with the five fighters from our Pin Fighter: Shadaloo Series set? M. Bison, Sagat, Vega, Juni, & Juli are available in this…Read moreRead more

New Transformers – Devastator ReAction Figure from Super7

By Staff Reports The Transformers fight continues! Devastator, the evil Decepticon combiner, towers over his foes as the first 6” tall ReAction figure from Super7 and comes armed with his magna laser on a matching larger card back featuring new retro-style art! You can buy it now HERE.


By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at key character art of the four crew members of the Vihaan II, Captain Malik, Ella Hauer, Alice Wirth, and Jason Hauer, as well as Officer Paula Richter and a Dead God, by series artist Simone Di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) for WE ONLY…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at Ripley’s Shenanigans in New Original Graphic Novel LUMBERJANES: TRUE COLORS From BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at LUMBERJANES: TRUE COLORS, an all-new original graphic novel by New York Times best selling author Lilah Sturges (Lev Grossman’s The Magicians), acclaimed artist polterink (Lumberjanes: The Shape of Friendship), and letterer Jim Campbell, taking Ripley – and us – on a journey to discover…Read moreRead more

Opening this Friday: MURDER IN THE WOODS Comes to Drive-ins & Theaters

By Staff Reports From REZINATE Entertainment and Yel Productions, the award-winning slasher film MURDER IN THE WOODS comes to drive-ins and theaters nationwide on August 14, 2020, with a Digital and Video on Demand release slated for September 18, 2020. Directed and produced by Mexican filmmaker Luis Iga Garza (The Call) and written and produced…Read moreRead more

Megalopolis: Premium DNA Madballs Wave 1 Action Figures Now Up for Pre-Order!

By Staff Reports Do you remember Mad Balls? I am sure you do! Well, they are back in 2020 and now available for pre-order! Megalopolis: Premium DNA Madballs Wave 1 Action Figures are now available for pre-order until September 1! Wave 1 includes Horn Head, Splitting Headache, Oculus Orbus, and Bruise Brother! Each Madballs action figure stands…Read moreRead more

Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips make history with original graphic novel series Reckless this December from Image Comics

By Staff Reports Hot off their instant, bestselling megahit Pulp, crime noir masters Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips announce a new original graphic novel series—starting with Reckless—from Image Comics this December in hardcover. Brubaker and Phillips ignited the industry recently with the triumphant Pulp release and fans are primed for the upcoming Cruel Summer graphic novel hitting shelves this week, but…Read moreRead more

D23 Celebrates 65 Years of The Disney Theme Park

By Staff Reports It was 65 years ago that Disneyland first welcomed guests to enjoy a new kind of experience: the theme park. And to mark the occasion, Disney twenty-three has created a one-of-a-kind, stand-alone issue, filled with rich stories and stunning photography that look at the development and evolution of the Disney theme park….Read moreRead more

Boss Fight Studio Announces The Umbrella Academy Action-Figure Line

By Staff Reports Boss Fight Studio, creator of fan-favorite, highly articulated figures announces their latest action figure line, The Umbrella Academy from television studio Universal Content Productions and brokered by UCP’s licensing agency, Striker Entertainment! With characters based on the wildly popular Netflix show, the action figures will feature Boss Fight’s signature multiple articulation points…Read moreRead more

Super7 Introducing Disney ULTIMATES, Now Available for Preorder!

By Staff Reports What do you get when you cross a fanatical bunch of toy makers with one of the most imaginative brands on earth? Pure magic. Super7 is thrilled to announce this imaginative and creative collaboration with Disney kicking off with the launch of our first three Disney collectibles: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mickey, Pinocchio,…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: No Heroine #2

By Nolan P. Smith Editor With No Heroine’s debut issue from Source Point Press, the creative team took us down a dark road. Kayla, our heroine who is battling demons of her own besides the band of vampires she dispatched, had a glimmer of hope by the end of the issue. She was still alive…Read moreRead more

The Clink Room- Fantastic Four Picks- Week of August 4th

By Nolan Smith and Jason Smith After having an amazing podcast with John (Interstate19) and Jon (InkParkCo) about hats, we decided to do a weekly spotlight on hat designs from The Clink Room! What’s The Clink Room? Here is the info straight from their website: The Clink Room was created by Brandiose, the design firm…Read moreRead more

Scout Comics MURDER HOBO #1 And IT EATS WHAT FEEDS IT #1 Go To Second Print

By Staff Reports Two of Scout Comics recent releases are going back to print with amazing new covers! From Scout President James Haick: “Scout Comics and Entertainment, Inc. is proud to announce that we are going back to print on both MURDER HOBO #1 and IT EATS WHAT IT FEEDS IT #1. Both books are…Read moreRead more

Great Scott! October’s Sci-Fi Crate goes Back to the Future!

By Staff Reports Fire up the flux capacitor because Loot Crate is going Back to the Future with the newest Loot Sci-Fi crate celebrating the 35th anniversary of one of the most iconic film franchises in history. You’re gonna see some serious s… when you get your hands on these exclusive collectibles and gear from…Read moreRead more

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment Announce Agreement for Exhibition of Universal Films

By Staff Reports Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG), a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), and AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) announced today a multi-year agreement under which UFEG films will be exhibited in AMC Theatres in the U.S. The agreement includes at least three weekends (17-days) of theatrical exclusivity for all Universal Pictures…Read moreRead more

The Lost Mission: A Teaser for Destroy All Humans! New Level

By Staff Reports Destroy All Humans! is a remake from the beloved 2005 video game classic. Developer Black Forest Games has massively upgraded the graphics, with the game being created completely in Unreal Engine 4. Among new visuals, also the controls have been modernized and some interesting new content was added, special challenges after a…Read moreRead more

The Epic Fantasy BY THE HORNS Is Coming This Winter By Scout Comics

By Staff Reports Elodie means to kill every unicorn in Solothus, but to destroy them all she must reluctantly partner with two of their kind, and defeat four sorcerers who are abducting mystical creatures. That’s the story behind By The Horns, a new series on its way from Scout Comics. From writer Markisan Naso (VORACIOUS,…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Red Rooster- Episode #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor My favorite aspect of the comic book market has to be the independents. Don’t get me wrong, I love Marvel and DC as well, but my eye is always to what’s new, whether its a new artist, writer or publisher. Allegiance Arts & Entertainment caught my eye at a Wal-Mart…Read moreRead more

New Graphic Novel Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary

By Staff Reports Z2 Comics and Deutsche Grammophon, one of the world’s most historic and influential record labels, today announced a new original graphic novel looking 250 years into the past at one of the most celebrated musicians of all time: Ludwig van Beethoven. It will be accompanied by a new compilation album from Deutsche…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces THE DEVIL’S RED BRIDE, a samurai grindhouse epic from Sebastian Girner and John Bivens

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce THE DEVIL’S RED BRIDE, a brutal samurai grindhouse epic by writer Sebastian Girner (Shirtless Bear Fighter, Scales & Scoundrels), rising star artist John Bivens (Cult Classic: Creature Feature, The Spread), colorist Iris Monahan, and letterer Jeff Powell. Set in 16th century Japan, THE DEVIL’S RED BRIDE is a…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: It Eats What Feeds It #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Sometimes a book sticks with you at first sight. For me, it was when I saw the first promotional image for It Eats What Feeds It, from Scout Comics. By Max Hoven, Aaron Crow, and with breathtaking art by Gabriel Iumazark, this debut issue pulls you in deep into the…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast- The Hat Episode-Premieres July 22nd at 8pm PST- Your Chance to Win a Gift Card to Hat Club!

  Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith, Jason Smith, and Eddie Aguirre as we welcome hat collector John Beare and Ink Park’s Jon Ramirez as we dive into the hat episode! See the video below and live chat with us at 8pm!Leave a comment by Saturday, July 25th at 8pm PST for a chance to win…Read moreRead more

Todd McFarlane Reveals New Creature Line RAW10

By Staff Reports Today, Todd McFarlane, legendary creator, and McFarlane Toys creative force announced a new McFarlane designed creature toy line RAW10 coming exclusively to Walmart.  McFarlane and the award-winning McFarlane Toys’ design team have created a brand-new toy line and online comic series for creature and monster fans of all ages. “I’m excited to…Read moreRead more

Titan Comics Reveals Horizon Zero Dawn #1 Peach Momoko San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Cover

By Staff Reports This August, Titan Comics and Guerrilla will embark on an exciting adventure together, as the first original comic book series set in the world of the global smash-hit PS4 game Horizon Zero Dawn comes to comics. This new series takes place after the events of the game as Talanah, a strong and…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Loggerhead #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Do you know what the world needs right now? More comic books. More escapes from the darkness of reality we are currently facing. Do you know what else we need? More snapping turtle-like monsters in the Bayou. Yeah, I know, you were thinking the same thing. Welcome to Loggerhead: Bloody…Read moreRead more

Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt & Alessandro Vitti Debut BRZRKR with BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios is proud to announce BRZRKR, a twelve-issue limited series from the iconic Keanu Reeves in his Must Read comic book writing debut alongside New York Times bestselling co-writer Matt Kindt (Folklords, Bang!) and acclaimed artist Alessandro Vitti (Marvel’s Secret Warriors), colorist Bill Crabtree (BRPD), and letterer Clem Robins (Hellboy) in…Read moreRead more

Eminem and Kid Cudi- The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady

By Nolan P. Smith Ready for the latest hip hop team-up? Check out Eminem and Kid Cudi- The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady! Both lyricists bring it on this track, hoping we get a full album!

No Heroine: This is the only vampire story you need in your life

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Sold out on Diamond ahead of release,  No Heroine #1 is the critically-acclaimed supernatural action-drama with a punk rock edge, from Ringo Award-nominated writer Frank Gogol, with art and colors by The 4th Monkey: Anthology of Awareness father-daughter team, Criss Madd and Shawna Madd. Kayla Vasquez—a recovering heroin addict—just wants to go home to…Read moreRead more