Action Figure Review: Plunderlings Fawn Grotto

By Nolan P. Smith If you want to talk about an action figure line that caught on like wildfire, let’s talk about Plunderlings from Lone Coconut. The figures, all gremlin-like little creatures, made a splash on Kickstarter when they launched. However, it wasn’t until the actual products hit collectors’ shelves that the demand really sparked. I was lucky enough to […]

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Announces Updates To Summer Film Release Schedule

By Staff Reports Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution announced new release details for a number of titles on Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming slate of films. The announcement updates rollout details for the forthcoming Disney live-action “Cruella,” Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow,” and Disney and Pixar’s “Luca,” and also includes revised premiere dates for several other titles. “Today’s announcement reflects our focus […]

DISCOVERY+ BRINGS PARANORMAL PIONEERS THE GHOST BROTHERS Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus TO THIS YEAR’S WONDERCON@HOME

By Staff Reports The Ghost Brothers, Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey, the first and only black paranormal crusaders seeking the truth in the spiritual realm, are giving fans an exclusive first look at their new discovery+ series Ghost Brothers: Lights Out. These candid and unorthodox paranormal investigators explore disturbed hotspots across the country, checking out and sizing up […]

Wonder Women Making History at #Wonderconathome

By Staff Reports The Wonder Women Female CEO Owned and Operated Publisher comic panel will be occurring virtually March 26th at Wondercon. Six different female comic publishers are throwing back the curtain on their experience working in the comic industry being the CEOs of their own companies. From small press to big-name powerhouses, the panelists run the gamut of experiences and backgrounds […]

JUPITER’S LEGACY x WonderCon@Home 2021

By Staff Reports For the first time ever, Mark Millar (Wanted, Kingsman, Kick-Ass) brings the full cast of the new Netflix series, Jupiter’s Legacy together to talk about the epic superhero saga coming to Netflix on May 7. Based on the graphic novels by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely, Jupiter’s Legacy is an epic superhero drama that spans decades and […]

BMI & White Bear PR Present “Composer Stories: The Evolution of Music in Video Games” at WonderCon 2021

By Staff Reports BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) and White Bear PR are excited to present the “Composer Stories: The Evolution of Music in Video Games” panel during this year’s special edition of WonderCon @ Home. The virtual discussion will feature composers Christopher Tin, Ilan Eshkeri, Nami Melumad, Inon Zur (courtesy of Top Dollar PR) and Bobby Tahouri, whose award-winning music is behind some of the […]

Mezco One: 12 Collective G.I. Joe Destro Now Available for Pre-order

By Staff Reports Enter Destro, the weapons supplier to COBRA and leader of M.A.R.S. joins the One:12 Collective! The One:12 Collective Destro is presented in his classic tactical outfit with tech enhancements, gauntlets with missile blasters, interchangeable thigh holsters, and combat boots. Destro features three masked head portraits, sporting his iconic beryllium steel mask and includes his necklace with amulet. […]

Kevin Hart Lands Prominent Comic/Gaming/Movie Role

By Staff Reports In recent years, crossovers between video games, comic books and films have become increasingly popular. Perhaps the success of Marvel and DC characters in pop culture has helped fuel the fire, but the usual route would be from comic book to film, then to a video game. One title bucking the trend is Borderlands, the Telltale/2K games […]

Comic Book Review: Jonah’s Voyage to Atlantis

By Nolan P Smith Editor and Chief Some of the best stories and the ones told throughout time. Jonah’s Voyage to Atlantis from Voyage Comics takes a look at the story of Jonah, one that originated from the Bible and was even the inspiration to works by the world-famous author, J.R.R. Tolkien. From Philip Kosloski and art by Alessandro Ventura, […]

DARLING to donate sales to those struggling with drug abuse

By Staff Reports Years in the making, inspired by journals left behind by his brother, playwright Michael Fleizach (The Onion) and co-creator Todd Hunt (The Secret Adventures of Houdini) delve into the underbelly of the 1980s New York City’s drug epidemic with Darling, from Source Point Press. The art and colors by Dave Mack Mims (Scrimshaw) is emblazoned with influences […]

Ghostbusters x Men in Black: Ecto-Terrestrial Invasion Game Lands This Year with an Exclusive Preorder Event

By Staff Reports IDW Games and Sony Pictures Consumer Products announced today that their upcoming game, “Ghostbusters x Men in Black: Ecto-terrestrial Invasion”, is planned for release in fall 2021, with a preorder initiative taking place from March 15th through April 2nd. Originally announced in 2018, Panda Cult Games and IDW Games recently completed development of Ecto-terrestrial Invasion. Following the […]

Comic Book Review: Nocterra #1

By Nolan P Smith Where were you the day the sun ran out of batteries? And what did you do after? That’s what happens in the breakout series Nocterra #1 from Image Comics. From Scott Snyder and Tony S. Daniel, this book has a lot of buzz behind it, and rightfully so. Val couldn’t see when she was younger but […]

Comic Book Review: BRZRKR #1

By Nolan P Smith If there is a book I have been anticipating more than any other, it’s this one. Since it was first announced, I have been eagerly awaiting the release of BRZRKR. From Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney, the book was billed as an immortal action romp. We get so much more than that. Our lead […]

The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and National Hockey League Reach Groundbreaking Long-Term Agreement

By Staff Reports The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and the National Hockey League have reached a historic and innovative seven-year television, streaming and media rights deal, taking the new partnership from the beginning of the 2021-22 season through the 2027-28 season. The visionary, first-of-its-kind agreement brings the NHL back to Disney and ESPN platforms and illustrates the unique position of […]

HBO Max Orbit, An Interactive Digital Experience Celebrating The Streamer’s Iconic Library, To Debut At SXSW Online 2021 On March 19

By Staff Reports HBO Max will launch HBO Max Orbit at SXSW® Online this year, the powerhouse brand’s interactive digital experience to introduce audiences to the streamer’s vast universe of content using cutting-edge emerging technology. The HBO Max Orbit experience at SXSW Online will respond to facial movements and voice prompts to allow audiences to explore and interact with thousands […]

Justice Society: World War II panel set for WonderCon@Home 2021

By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings an advance look at its highly-anticipated next entry in the DC Universe Movies canon – Justice Society: World War II – to Wonder@Home with a star-studded panel discussion on Saturday, March 27 at 11:00am PT. To view the Justice Society: World War II panel, please go https://youtu.be/7Es8ztlK5Bw on WonderCon’s YouTube channel. […]

Disney+ Tops 100 Million Global Paid Subscriber Milestone

By Staff Reports Disney+ has surpassed 100 million global paid subscribers in just 16 months since its launch, Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), announced during the Company’s virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders. “The enormous success of Disney+ —which has now surpassed 100 million subscribers—has inspired us to be even more ambitious, and to significantly […]

Comic Book Review: Paranormal Hitmen #1

By Nolan P Smith The afterlife is a hard gig. You kind of ghost through life or around it, however it might be. You are part of the bigger world of the paranormal. But even the paranormal have the good and the bad. When push comes to shove, sometimes you need a bad guy to do good. So why not […]

Comic Book Review: Cosmic Adventures #0

By Nolan P. Smith Living in the High Deserts of California, my comic shop of choice is easily Linebreakers. Well, the store recently announced their foray into being an independent comic book publisher with Linebreakers Comics, with their first official, full-size release being Cosmic Adventures #0, so I had to give it a shot. Written by Jakob Free with art […]

Indie Comics Spotlight: Don Walker- Dreadlock The Barbarian

By Nolan P. Smith Editor and Chief  Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Indie Comics Spotlight! We hope to help spread the word of amazing independent works with our comics and creator spotlights! With this installment, we shine the spotlight on Don Walker and his current Kickstarter project, Dreadlock the Barbarian!  Fun fact, when I was a teenager, I went to a comic […]

Transformers ULTIMATES! Ready to Sail On-Pre-Orders End Soon!

By Staff Reports Order Transformers ULTIMATES! Before They Become Harder To Get Than Energon! Super7’s goal is to give you the Transformers you grew up watching, but with super fun extras that you’ve never had before, inspired by your favorite episodes of the G1 cartoon! Slam dunkin’ and surfin’ Optimus Prime, glittery Ghost of Starscream, and Action Master inspired Bombshell […]