New Creators Take on ‘Action Comics’ and ‘Superman’ in 2021

By Staff Reports Writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson (The Last God, Future State: Superman: Worlds of War) flies from DC’s Future State event in January and February back to the present DCU in March to join artists Phil Hester and Eric Gapstur for a two-part story that spans both Superman and Action Comics! “I can’t begin…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports Beta Ray Bill recently made a thunderous appearance in the pages of Donny Cates and Nic Klein’s epic run on Thor. Now, the former Mjolnir wielder will get a brand-new limited series written and drawn by superstar creator Daniel Warren Johnson (Wonder-Woman: Dead Earth, Murder Falcon, Extremity)! BETA RAY BILL will begin…Read moreRead more

Get your hands on the rarest cover of the year’s hottest comic

By Staff Reports Vault Comics’ sold out, smash-hit comic GIGA is getting an exceptional, hyper-limited edition variant cover featuring beautiful spot foil and gloss, on deluxe heavyweight paper. With cover art by John Lê, and designed by Tim Daniel, this limited edition of 100 copies will never be reprinted. Order your copy, here! The collectible cover ships direct from…Read moreRead more

The Joker Faces A Worldwide Manhunt, A Determined EX-Cop and Mysterious New Enemies in The Joker, An All-New Ongoing Monthly Series from DC!

By Staff Reports Comic book fans everywhere know that The Joker is the most dangerous villain ever to menace Gotham City. But in March, Batman writer James Tynion IV and artist Guillem March go global with The Joker’s brand of terror and mayhem in The Joker, a new monthly ongoing series from DC. After an…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports A paranoid titan (Ultraman), a narcissist (Super Woman), a nihilist (Owlman), a broken moral compass (Power Ring/Emerald Knight), a sociopath (Johnny Quick) and a sadist (Atomica). Does the world stand a chance? Spoiler alert: No. No, it does not. Writer Andy Schmidt and artist Kieran McKeown will launch DC’s new Crime Syndicate mini-series on…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Interview – Writer AJ Lieberman

Join Nolan Smith, Rebecca Benson and Kevin Hoskinson as we interview writer AJ Lieberman (Cowboy Ninja Viking) about his new graphic novel Graveyard Wars, out now from ABLAZE! Make sure to visit for news, reviews and more! Check out the video version above and the audio version below! Also on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google…Read moreRead more

Sephiroth From the FINAL FANTASY Series Slices His Way Into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a Playable DLC Fighter

By Staff Reports In a new trailer that debuted during The Game Awards, Nintendo announced that Sephiroth, the iconic villain from the FINAL FANTASY series, is joining the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game as a playable fighter this month. Sephiroth is part of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 DLC, which also…Read moreRead more

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Tops the DEG’s “Watched at Home” Top 20

By Staff Reports Fan-favorite boxed sets rise on the DEG’s ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list with the much anticipated 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray debuts of Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit, leading the charts at No. 1 and No. 7, respectively. Additional collectible sets include Harry Potter: Complete 8-film Collection (No. 2), The Office:…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports Even before the announcement of DC Future State and Future State: The Next Batman, by John Ridley, Nick Derington and Laura Braga, the news that a person of color could be the next to don the cape and cowl as Gotham City’s protector sent tongues wagging inside and outside the comic book…Read moreRead more

Hasbro Teams up With Charlie “Rocket” Jabaley to Deliver Joy to Families Impacted By COVID-19

By Staff Reports Hasbro, Inc. announced plans to join forces with Charlie “Rocket” Jabaley and his “Dream Machine Tour” this holiday season, bringing positive experiences to communities that have been greatly impacted by this difficult and unprecedented year. The company is contributing $450,000 to Grammy and Emmy award-winning Charlie “Rocket” Jabaley, who will use the…Read moreRead more

The Phantom Thieves Are Back in Action! Persona 5 Strikers Launches on February 23 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Steam

By Staff Reports Persona 5 Strikers is coming to PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™ and Steam® on February 23! Digital and physical pre-orders will be available for all platforms on December 10th at 4PM PT. Persona 5 Strikerstakes players on an epic road trip with the Phantom Thieves, where they strike back against the corruption overwhelming cities…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: E-Ratic #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor One of the biggest reasons I grew up a fan of Spider-Man was that he was a teenager that messed up. He was smart, yeah, but he was consistently bullied while trying to save the world daily. Well, Spider-Man grew up, and his problems changed. AWA’s latest series, E-Ratic, gives…Read moreRead more

Legendary Comics’ Special Print Edition of ACURSIAN Now on Sale

By Staff Reports Legendary Comics’ imaginative comic series ACURSIAN starring John Barrowman (“Doctor Who,” “Torchwood,” “Arrow”) is now available for the first time ever in hardcopy in bookstores and online retailers. Readers can now enjoy the complete epic saga and exhilarating final chapter of protagonist Charlie Stewart’s time-traveling adventures in this new special print edition….Read moreRead more

Shimmy Shimmy Ya! It’s ODB and Czarface from Super7!

By Staff Reports It’s the ODB, as you can see! Straight out of the Brooklyn Zoo is the one-man army known as Ol’ Dirty Bastard. Gone far too soon but forever in the Wu, Super7 is proud to present this ReAction Figure of ODB. No need to adjust your system, Czarface is here to save…Read moreRead more

McFarlane Toys Reveals New Action Figures for Shao Khan, Liu Kang and Kabal for 2021

By Staff Reports McFarlane Toys has unveiled the latest editions to their Mortal Kombat line. Shao Khan (Platinum Khan variant) and Liu Kang (Fighting Abbot variant) are joining the lineup in Spring 2021, as Kabal will be available in Summer 2021. They all look amazing!

Popeye the Sailorman Posable Action Figures Announced by Boss Fight Studio

By Staff Reports Boss Fight Studio, creator of fan favorite action figures, announced today they had acquired the license to make action figures and collectibles of the iconic Popeye The Sailor comics and cartoons. The deal, brokered by FanGirl Consulting and Brand Management, with King Features Syndicate, is the latest in a great lineup of…Read moreRead more

DreamWorks Debuts Fast & Furious: Spy Racers Season 3 Trailer

By Staff Reports From Universal and DreamWorks Animation, the season three trailer for the hit Netflix original series Fast & Furious: Spy Racers follows the crew on a mission in the Sahara. Inspired by Universal’s blockbuster Fast & Furious franchise, teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of his cousin Dom when he and his…Read moreRead more


By Staff Reports Thanks to True Believers everywhere, the MARVEL MADE PARAGON COLLECTION: CHRIS CLAREMONT PREMIER BUNDLE has reached its goal to begin production! To celebrate this Marvel Made milestone, Marvel is now offering an exclusive brand-new Wolverine comic—at no extra cost—for new and existing pre-orders of the MARVEL MADE PARAGON COLLECTION from today until…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at Dark Fantasy Adventure THE LAST WITCH #1 from BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at THE LAST WITCH #1, the premiere issue of a brand new original series from writer Conor McCreery (Kill Shakespeare), artist V.V. Glass, colorist Natalia Nesterenko, and letterer Jim Campbell, a young adult fantasy comic book series that shows that the greatest magic of all…Read moreRead more

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 Second Printing Shatters Expectations with 50K Print Run, Second Issue Hits Shelves in January

By Staff Reports With more than 37,000 current preorders and climbing, IDW is proud to announce that high anticipation for the second printing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 has necessitated a whopping 50,000-unit print run — the largest reprint quantity in the company’s history since their debut 20 years ago! Longtime…Read moreRead more

Kevin Hoskinson Named Entertainment Editor for Pastrami Nation

By Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation is proud to announce the promotion of Kevin Hoskinson to Entertainment Editor. Hoskinson joined Pastrami Nation in 2015, and since then, has become a staple of the company. Having written countless reviews and articles, Hoskinson was also instrumental in orchestrating many of the amazing interviews you have seen throughout…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation and Apollo Restaurant Partner for “A Christmas Giveaway”

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)—On December 15th, Pastrami Nation, a High Desert based pop culture website and podcast, and Apollo Restaurant are brightening the holidays with “A Christmas Giveaway”. Over 100 toys will be given away, as well as 10 lucky winners, who will receive a free turkey! The giveaway is free to enter, and…Read moreRead more

G4 Signs WWE Superstar Xavier Woods

By Staff Reports Tonight’s “A Very Special G4 Holiday Reunion Special,” broadcast on YouTube Live delivered big laughs, brought viewers back through many of the network’s most memorable moments, and introduced G4’s very first on-air talent announcement of WWE Superstar Xavier Woods. The special also kicked off Gravython, G4’s multiday charity drive, raising funds for…Read moreRead more

DC NATION Presents DC FUTURE STATE – Your Guide to DC’s Mammoth 2021 Kickoff

By Staff Reports This January, DC Future State is ready to blow the doors off of 2021! This two-month line-wide takeover will give fans a glimpse of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, reimagined and reinvented for tales in possible futures from across the DC universe! These can’t-miss stories will be delivered by some of the…Read moreRead more

Cross Over Into the Shadowlands—New World of Warcraft Expansion Now Live

By Staff Reports In the Shadowlands, the world beyond the mortal realm, Azeroth’s souls discover new purpose: to ascend, to atone, to be reborn, to wage everlasting war or suffer an eternity of torment. For the millions of World of Warcraft® players around the world, the journey to seize their own destiny in the afterlife…Read moreRead more

Six Flags Magic Mountain Brings Holiday Cheer During the Pandemic with Holiday at the Park

By Nolan P. Smith, Rebecca Benson and Evelyn Benson Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Rebecca Benson (Victor Valley)— Celebrating the holidays will be a challenge this year as we are still deep in the pandemic’s precautions. Social gatherings are not recommended, theme parks are closed- it seems like the year’s holiday cheer would go…Read moreRead more

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