Comic Book Review: Dead End Kids- The Suburban Job #1

By Nolan P. Smith When Source Point Press released Dead End Kids in 2019, they shocked the comic book world. The mini-series from writer Frank Gogol followed a group of kids searching for answers after one of their own is found dead. Chilling and emotional, the series wrapped up loose ends and left its mark…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Paranormal- What’s YOUR Story?

Join us for a brand new feature for Pastrami Nation- Pastrami Paranormal! Kevin, Nolan and Rebecca talk about their own paranormal experiences and more! But we want to know, what is YOUR story? What are your experiences with the paranormal? Let us know in the comments! We will read some of the responses on the…Read moreRead more

Godzilla vs Kong – Official Trailer

By Staff Reports Let’s get ready to rumble! The Godzilla vs Kong trailer is here! Here is the info on the movie, straight from Legendary’s YouTube: In theaters and streaming exclusively on @HBOMax* March 26. *Available on @HBOMax in the US only, for 31 days, at no extra cost to subscribers. From…Read moreRead more

Good Hats- The Kid (Navy- Kelly Green) Pre-order Now Available

By Nolan P. Smith Good Hats has launched and has an amazing new hat up for pre-order! Here is the info on The Kid! Teddy Ballgame was one of the most prolific power hitters in the history of the game and one of only two players to win MLB’s Triple Crown twice!  One could only…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Interview: Frank Martin (The Polar Paradox)

Join Nolan Smith, Rebecca Benson and Kevin Hoskinson as we speak with writer Frank Martin about his latest Kickstarter project, The Polar Paradox! Back The Polar Paradox today at Visit us online at for news, reviews, and more! Check out the audio version below!

Marvel Comics Teases Mash-Ups in Heroes Reborn

By Nolan P. Smith Marvel Comics revealed teaser artwork for their new Heroes Reborn event today, and wow, I am impressed. Check out the artwork and let us know which ones you dig! Teaser Artwork by CARLOS PACHECO Inks by RAFAEL FONTIREZ Inks(Coulson Teaser and Peter Parker Teaser) by MARIANO TAIBO Colors by MATT MILLA

PREVIEW: THE EIGHTH IMMORTAL #2 from Source Point Press

By Nolan P. Smith We have a special preview of The Eighth Immortal #2 from Source Point Press!!! Below is the info for the second issue! (W) Jacob Murray (A) Alice Li Barnes (CA) Tiffany TurrillCuripan recalls the origin of her immortality, as she reconsiders the rules and restrictions it has imposed on her existence….Read moreRead more

Pop Culture Phenomenon Magic: The Gathering Comes to BOOM! Studios in April 2021

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios announced today a new partnership, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), with Wizards of the Coast LLC that adds Magic: The Gathering to their exciting slate of fan-favorite properties. This historic beginning for the pop culture phenomenon launches with MAGIC, a new original comic book series from acclaimed writer…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports Critically acclaimed writer Henry Barajas (La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo) teams up with artist Rahmat M. Handoko (Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Ultimate Spider-Man: Infinite Comic) and colorist Bryan Valenza (Witchblade) for the all new Latinx fantasy series Helm Greycastle. This four-issue miniseries will launch from Image/Top Cow Productions this April.  Helm Greycastle will…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces RADIO APOCALYPSE by Ram V, Anand RK & Aditya Bidikar

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce RADIO APOCALYPSE, a new series and mixtape for the end times from writer Ram V (Blue In Green, These Savage Shores), star artist Anand RK (Blue In Green, Grafity’s Wall), letterer Aditya Bidikar (The Department of Truth, Giga), and designer Tim Daniel.  Long after the rock out of space struck the…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Scout’s Honor #1

By Nolan P Smith Imagine if the world ended, and what ended up being the world’s sacred and guiding text is a Ranger Scout manual. Ok, now stop imagining, as this is the premise to Scout’s Honor, a new series from AfterShock Comics. From (w) David Pepose, (a) Luca Casalanguida, (c) Matt Milla, and (l)…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night #1

By Nolan P Smith The cover and synopsis drew me in enough to place the first issue on my pull list. My first Behemoth Comics review, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night has fear, mystery, and a new visage of death all in one. From (w) Ana Lily Amirpour and (a) Michael DeWeese, this…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Interview- Writer Liezl Buenaventura (They Fell from the Sky-Mad Cave Studios)

Join Nolan Smith, Rebecca Benson and Kevin Hoskinson and they interview Writer Liezl Buenaventura about her upcoming series, They Fell from the Sky from Mad Cave Studios! Visit for news, reviews and more, and be sure to follow us on social media! Also, check out the audio version below!

Explore the Natural Wonders of the Lental Region and Uncover the Mystery Behind the Illumina Phenomenon in New Pokémon Snap

By Staff Reports Get ready to visit the many beautiful isles of the Lental region in the New Pokémon Snapgame for the Nintendo Switch family of systems. Filled with diverse ecosystems, from dense jungles to vast deserts, the archipelago of the region is an untouched natural marvel, packed to the brim with Pokémon just waiting…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Popcorn- Special Edition with Cinemast Podcast’s Brandon Treaday

By Kevin Hoskinson Join us for a special, audio only episode of Pastrami Nation Popcorn! Special Guest Brandon Treadway from The Cinemast Podcast joins the conversation about Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, and more!

Minor League Hat Drop at Hat Club on 1/18

By Staff Reports Hat Club showed off four new hats set to drop Monday, January 18th on their social media. Details from their Facebook post below: “Dropping tomorrow 1/18 • 11AM PST/2PM EST. CC Hooks Coastal Bend • Loronas De Montana Rocosa • Fredericksburg Nationals George & Mary”

New Year, New Toys from Boss Fight

By Staff Reports It’s been a busy start to 2021 for Boss Fight and we have two new amazing figures available for sale now! Mimi LaFloo – The latest addition to the Bucky O’Hare line, this gorgeous figure is ready for action with the entire Bucky O’Hare team. She’s quickly become one of the team’s…Read moreRead more

Veronica Mars Has Nothing on Sophie Cooper

By Staff Reports Richard Ashley Hamilton (How To Train Your Dragon, Trollhunters) has penned a comic for the times; a culturally authentic love letter to his hometown of Miami, sparked by personal experiences and run-ins with 90s newsworthy headliners and legends. Insight Editions are proud to announce Scoop: Buried Leads, written by Hamilton, with art…Read moreRead more

Vault Announce Gorgeous New David Mack Variant Covers for Hollow Heart #1

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce two gorgeous new David Mack incentive covers for Hollow Heart #1. Mack’s cover art will come in two different versions. A regular cover will be available as a 1:15 variant, while a deluxe foil edition printed on thick card stock will be available as a 1:30 variant. Hollow Heart…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at ORCS! #1 From BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the series launch of ORCS! #1, an all-new original six-issue comic book series, by cartoonist Christine Larsen (Adventure Time, By Night), about a band of misfit Orcs who set off into the great, wide Known World in search of glory and gold but find…Read moreRead more

Unravel New Paw-sibilities in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch

By Staff Reports Throughout 35 years of Super Mario Bros. history, Mario has used power-ups to transform countless times, from Fire Mario to Tanooki Mario to Bee Mario and beyond. But the moment has finally arrived for Mario to assume a fearsome new feline form. He’ll need all the help he can get, since Bowser has become…Read moreRead more

S.H.Figuarts HIT is Available Now On Premium Bandai USA

By Staff Reports Bluefin Brands are thrilled to announce the assassin Hit is finally joining the S.H.Figuarts series! From “Dragon Ball Super” comes the legendary hitman and strongest warrior from Universe 6. Hit, is available for pre-order for the first time ever from Tamashii Nations’ S.H.Figuarts lineup. The figure includes a wide range of accessories…Read moreRead more

Bluefin and Tamashii Nations Announce Chogokin Pac-Man

By Staff Reports Chogokin Pac-Man! It’s the iconic arcade hero from the 80’s as you’ve never seen him before. Re-envisioned as a giant robot with flying punches, a transformation feature, even a working cockpit! Included ghosts can be placed on the hands, and a Pac-Man Minifigure inside the cockpit. Approximately 4.13″ tall and arriving in…Read moreRead more

Funko Rings in New Year with Inaugural Funko Fair

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company, is kicking off 2021 with its first-ever Funko Fair, a two-week long virtual affair that will introduce fans and partners to new products expected to hit retail later this year. “Funko is always discovering new…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports DC’s two-month Future State event launched this week with a bang, with titles receiving high praise from press, and incredible excitement from fans! The sales success and acclaim of this linewide look into potential futures of the DC Universe has resulted in the publisher returning to press to reprint several titles: Future…Read moreRead more

Good Brothers ULTIMATES! are Too Sweet!

By Staff Reports Super7 is proud to announce the Good Brothers ULTIMATES! action figures! Coming at you are the internationally traveled multi-time tag team champions, current IMPACT Wrestling Tag Team Champions, and creators and co-hosts of Talk’n Shop Podcast & – Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson! The Good Brothers’ reputation was formed in Japan…Read moreRead more

Limited Edition MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS Hardcovers Launch For Pre-Order Through Kickstarter

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced that, following the exciting new relaunch of the Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers series in 2020, the entire fifty-five issue flagship series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, along with several key tie-in issues, will be collected in six premium, limited edition Deluxe…Read moreRead more

Rock out with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in this exclusive TMNT Hesher Capsule Collection

By Staff Reports The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are here and ready to rock with the Loot Crate TMNT Hesher Capsule Collection. This limited-edition collection is a series of exclusive TMNT Tees inspired by heavy metal bands that can only be purchased from Loot Crate. Get VIP access to the concert before these headbangin’ tees…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: The O.Z. #1

By Nolan P. Smith Alright, the truth is, I have never been the biggest fan of The Wizard of Oz. I liked the flying monkeys, but I don’t know; it never clicked with me. But I have been a big fan of David Pepose, the man who brought the world Spencer and Locke and Going…Read moreRead more

Best of 2020: Best Action Figure

By Nolan P. Smith 2020 is behind us now, so it is time to look back at the very best of the year. Though 2020 was hard in a variety of ways, the content and entertainment released was amazing. The Pastrami Nation staff came together to create our picks for the Best of 2020. Next…Read moreRead more