Geoff Johns and Gary Frank Return to Batman: Earth One

By Staff Reports After stirring up the imaginations of Bat-fans the world over with his critically acclaimed DC Black Label series, Batman: Three Jokers, Geoff Johns is returning to his first series of standalone Batman graphic novels, Batman: Earth One. In June 2021, Johns will once again join with artist Gary Frank for the third…Read moreRead more

THE BOYS: This is Going to Hurt Kickstarter is LIVE!

By Staff Reports They’ve crushed comics, they’ve conquered streaming, and now, The Boys will dominate the dinner table in an all-new tabletop game!  The Boys: This is Going to Hurt finds you and your closest friends trying to save the world from The Homelander… and each other! The Boys, created by Eisner Award-winning writer Garth…Read moreRead more

Ringo-nominee Returns for an All-new Jet-setting Adventure

By Staff Reports Next week, it’s the return of the Ringo Award-nominated series Jupiter Jet with Jupiter Jet and the Forgotten Radio, a gorgeous full-color 120 page OGN trade paperback written by Jason Inman and Ashley Victoria Robinson (Science!: The Elements of Dark Energy), with art by Ben Matasuya (Midnight Massacre) and colors by Elizabeth Kramer,…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: A Dark Interlude #1

By Nolan Smith In 2018, I reviewed my first ever Vault Comics releases, which was the fantastic Fearscape #1. The story of hack writer Henry Henry and his journey to the Fearscape, as he was “chosen” as our world’s champion for being a master storyteller. Well, no, he lied and said he was someone else….Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports Today, the World’s Greatest Detective arrived in Burbank, California, in the form of a colossal Batman statue based on the critically acclaimed Batman: Hush character design by world-renowned artist, publisher, and chief creative officer of DC, Jim Lee. Brought to life by Visit Burbank in partnership with DC, Lee’s celebrated design from…Read moreRead more

The Mandalorian Season 2, Volume 1 Album Featuring Score by Ludwig Göransson Out Today

By Staff Reports Walt Disney Records releases the digital soundtrack from Season 2 of “The Mandalorian,” Lucasfilm’s multiple Emmy®-winning live-action series, streaming exclusively on Disney+. The Mandalorian Season 2, Volume 1 (Chapters 9-12) digital album features score by Oscar®, Grammy® and Emmy® winning composer Ludwig Göransson (Tenet, Black Panther) and is available HERE. The release will…Read moreRead more

Action Figure Review: Transformers Furai Action Optimus Prime (IDW Version)

By Nolan P. Smith He is the leader of the Autobots, the most iconic character in Transformers history. He is Optimus Prime, and he has had a ton of action figures in his long history. With Flame Toys and Bluefin Brands’ release of this figure, what makes it stand out from the rest? The Transformers…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Interview: Actor James Duval on his new movie, Beast Mode

Join Kevin Hoskinson as he chats with actor James Duval about his new film Beast Mode, available on VOD December 1st. They also discuss his exciting career, which includes roles in Independence Day, Donnie Darko, Go, and many others. Visit for news, reviews, and more!

Bluefin Announces GameStop to be the exclusive retailer to pre-order the new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Miles Morales SV-ACTION Figure

By Nolan P. Smith Bluefin Brands, home of so many amazing collectibles and model kits, announced on their social media that GameStop will be the exclusive retailer to Pre-Order Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Miles Morales SV-ACTION figure! This figure is loaded with accessories to recreate the poses from the amazing Into the Spiderverse animated film!…Read moreRead more

Warner Bros. Pictures’ WONDER WOMAN 1984 Flies To Historic Simultaneous Release In Theaters And On HBO Max In The U.S. On Christmas Day

By Staff Reports Today, Warner Bros. Pictures announced that its highly anticipated superhero tentpole film WONDER WOMAN 1984will be released simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max streaming platform in the U.S. on December 25, while debuting theatrically in international markets a week earlier starting on December 16. The film will be available for a month on HBO Max in…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports The Phoenix has returned but who will wield its unpredictable power? And will they wreak chaos and destruction or life and rebirth? ‘Enter the Phoenix,’ the latest story arc in Jason Aaron’s critically acclaimed Avengers run, will answer these questions and more as the cosmic force stages an earth-shattering competition to find…Read moreRead more

EA Sports Madden NFL 21 Unveils Next Generation Gameplay Fueled by Real-World NFL Player Data

By Staff Reports Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) is bringing players the most realistic football simulation experience with today’s unveil of EA SPORTS Madden NFL 21 on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation®5. Madden NFL 21 on next generation consoles sets a new standard of realism and authenticity, highlighted by all-new gameplay innovation that brings fluid…Read moreRead more

Ho Ho, Oh No, It’s SLAY BELLS #1 – Bad Idea’s Santa Spectacular Kicks Butt, Takes Names with Zeb Wells & David Lafuente

By Staff Reports Move over, It’s a Wonderful Life. Scram, Miracle on 34th Street. Gent bent, actually, Love Actually. (You’re still cool, Die Hard.) Next summer, Bad Idea is taking the #1 spot on Christmas classics forever with a king-sized holiday spectacular so touching, so hilarious, and so (checks notes)…relentlessly bloodthirsty….that we have to release…Read moreRead more

THE SHEPHERD Arrives This January From The Scout Comics Imprint Black Caravan

By Staff Reports Grieving his son’s tragic death, a professor begins hearing his boy’s desperate cries. Recklessly, he enters the afterlife, seeking his son and exacting revenge on those responsible for the boy’s death. Creative Team: Co-writers/co-creators — Andrea Lorenzo Molinari; Roberto Xavier Molinari Artist — Ryan Showers, Luca Panciroli Colorist — Heather Breckel, Pamela Poggiali…Read moreRead more

18th Annual WWE Tribute to the Troops to Air on FOX

By Staff Reports The 18th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops will air on FOX on Sunday, December 6, adjacent to Sunday’s regional NFL broadcasts. Viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 1:00 PM ET can watch WWE Tribute to the Troops at 4:30 PM ET; viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 4:05 PM…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Gung-Ho Volume 1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor When I picked up the first issue of Gung-Ho from ABLAZE Publishing, I knew it was something special. The mystery, the intrigue, and the fantastic artwork had me hooked. With volume 1 of Gung-Ho, I dive into the whole story of the first series and what a story it is….Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Cutting Edge #1

By Nolan P Smith  Editor Sometimes a book just grabs your attention at first sight. This was the case when I first read about Titan Comics Cutting Edge. The story seemed extremely interesting, and the artwork looked terrific. Now that the first issue has been released, did it live up to my initial impressions? No….Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: The Eighth Immortal #1

By Nolan P Smith  Stories of immortals have always fascinated me. Whether they are Gods from various mythologies to heroes with special powers, the thought of living throughout time is exciting and terrifying at the same time. So when I first heard about The Eighth Immortal from Source Point Press, I was intrigued.  From Jacob…Read moreRead more

Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience

By Staff Reports For the first time ever, Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Thrill Capital of the World, will showcase a drive-through holiday spectacular featuring millions of dazzling lights, festive holiday theming, and seasonal music favorites in an innovative, one-of-a-kind nighttime event for the whole family. While the thrill of the park’s iconic roller coasters…Read moreRead more

NECA Product Announcement – Puppet Master 2 Packs

By Staff Reports “…and now a box of little toys has become a gang of little terrors.” NECA is proud to present the Ultimate Blade & Torch and Pinhead & Tunneler 2 Packs from the cult series, Puppet Master! Each figure stands approximately 4.25″ tall, representing the classic look of each puppet, with accessories themed…Read moreRead more

Coming Next Week: PIROUETTE by Carlos Granda (Calexit: San Diego) & M.L. Miller (Gravetrancers)

By Staff Reports Coming 11/18, we are excited to bring you PIROUETTE written by M.L. Miller (Gravetrancers) and illustrated by Carlos Granda (Calexit: San Diego). A lyrical, emotional, terrifying tale of a young woman coming of age in a crime family with painted faces. “I loved Pirouette! It’s hard to think up a more story-friendly setting…Read moreRead more

Nintendo Download: Dance to Your Heart’s Content

By Staff Reports This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch Just Dance 2021 – The ultimate dance game returns with 40 hot new tracks, including chart-topping hits like “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, “Feel Special” by TWICE and “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello. Share the…Read moreRead more

PREVIEW- BLACK [AF]: WIDOWS AND ORPHANS by Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Khary Randolph

By Staff Reports In stores on 11/11, we’re excited to bring you the BLACK [AF]: WIDOWS AND ORPHANS collection written by Kwanza Osajyefo and illustrated by Tim Smith 3, the original creators of the BLACK universe. They are joined by colorist Derwin Roberson, letterer David Sharpe, and cover artist Khary Randolph for this storyworld-expanding mini-series about…Read moreRead more

‘Mad Community’ Puts A Spotlight on You

By Staff Reports A superhero’s job is never done. Earlier this year we felt the startling impact firsthand, and we knew everyone else did as well; So we began the #RetailerReliefFund initiative, and raised over 10k for more than 30 different comic shops all around North America. Then this year’s Mad Cave Talent Search, an…Read moreRead more

PlayStation 5 Launches Today, Along With a New Generation of Stunning Games, Offering Incredible Speed and Heightened Immersion

By Staff Reports It’s a day of celebration for gaming fans as Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) launches its next-generation console, PlayStation®5 (PS5™), in seven key markets: the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. The PS5 console’s global rollout continues on November 19, with launches throughout the rest of the world*,…Read moreRead more

In Shops Today- RZA & Ghostface Killah’s comic book 12 REASONS TO DIE written by Matthew Rosenberg & Patrick Kindlon

By Staff Reports In shops 11/11, we’re thrilled to bring you TWELVE REASONS TO DIE! Collected in trade for the first time, this collaboration brought Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and Ghostface Killah to Black Mask with writers Matthew Rosenberg(Uncanny X-Men, 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank) and Patrick Kindlon(Nobody Is In Control, Shoplifters Will Be Terminated)…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports Today, in conjunction with Veterans Day, Z2 announces that True War Stories will be available in bookstores in March 2021, after this month’s Local Comic Shop Day debut. This unique project, assembled by the multiple-Eisner nominated writer/editor, Alex de Campi and co-edited by Iraq War veteran Khai Kumbaar is an entertaining and moving work…Read moreRead more

Director Kevin Smith and Friends Join Jawiin Charity Drive

By Staff Reports In honor of Veteran’s Day, the 6th annual The Jawiin Charity Drive for Service Members is proud to announce that they are going digital this year! Join founder, Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Ringo Award-nominated writer Jason Inman (Jupiter Jet, Science! The Elements of Dark Energy, Super Soldiers), for a free…Read moreRead more

Everything is Game: The Next Generation of NBA 2K21 Now Available Worldwide

By Staff Reports 2K is proud to announce that NBA® 2K21 for next-generation consoles is now available worldwide. Releasing today for Xbox Series X|Sand on November 12, 2020 in certain jurisdictions for PlayStation®5*, NBA 2K21 is built from the ground up to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology enabled by the next-generation of…Read moreRead more

Embark on a Legendary Viking Saga in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Available Now

By Staff Reports Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla, the next iteration of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, is now available on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles, PlayStation®4, the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC, as well as on Stadia, Amazon Luna and Ubisoft’s subscription service, Ubisoft+.* Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will…Read moreRead more