Interview with Novelist and Comic Book Writer JP Roth

Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith and Eddie Aguirre as we interview our special guest: writer and novelist JP Roth! Leave a comment by Sunday, 6/14 at 5:00 p.m. PST for a chance to win a Pastrami Nation meal from Apollo Burger in Victorville, or a prize pack of comics signed by JP Roth!!!! Make sure…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast! DC/Diamond Split, Justice League Snyder Cut, HBO Max and more!

Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith, Jason Smith, Eddie Aguirre, Kevin Hoskinson and Denton Heath for our latest podcast! On this episode, we talk about the Diamond/DC Comics split, the Justice League Snyder Cut, HBO Max, Umbrella Academy season 2 and more! Leave a comment by Friday, 6/12 at 8:00 p.m. PST for a chance to…Read moreRead more

Kidrobot brings art to life with the first piece in a new collection featuring the work of Keith Haring

By Staff Reports Continuing our celebration of inspirational artists of the 20th century, Kidrobot brings art to life with the first piece in a new collection featuring the work of Keith Haring. This Kidrobot x Keith Haring collection will include Keith Haring 8” Masterpiece Dunny art figures, a Keith Haring Dunny Mini Series, and other Keith Haring art figures and sculptures. The pieces in this collection will be released monthly throughout 2020 and beyond. Kidrobot is proud to…Read moreRead more

Action-RPG Tower of Time coming soon to Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

By Staff Reports Indie publisher Digerati and developer Event Horizon are pleased to confirm the release dates for innovative action-RPG Tower of Time. The epic adventure launches 23/24 June on PS4 (NA/EU respectively), 25 June on Nintendo Switch, and 26 June on Xbox One. Already a hit with players on PC – it has a 9/10…Read moreRead more

Scout Comics Proudly Presents ORSON WELLES: WARRIOR OF THE WORLDS

By Staff Reports Famed entertaining and filmmaker Orson Welles spent a lifetime thrilling the world with fantastical tales, little did we know, some of them were true… Welcome to Orson Welles: Warrior of the Worlds, coming soon from Scout Comics. From writer Milton Lawson (Thompson Heller: Detective Interstellar, Roger Ebert and Me) and artist Erik Whalen…Read moreRead more

TKO Gets an Eisner Award Nomination

By Staff Reports We are proud to announce that our graphic novel SENTIENT has been nominated for a 2020 Eisner Award in the Best Limited Series category. Eisner Award-Winners Jeff Lemire and Gabriel H Walta created a beautiful story of humanity and strength, and it is wonderful to see that work honored. SENTIENT is the…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Receives 13 Eisner Award Nominations

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is delighted to share with you this year’s Eisner Awards 2020 nominations. The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material published in comics and graphic novels. Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the awards are in their fourteenth year of highlighting the…Read moreRead more

Curse of the Sea Rats Launches Kickstarter Campaign

By Staff Reports Independent games developer Petoons Studio is releasing a Kickstarter campaign on June 2nd to fund their new hand-drawn ratoidvania Curse of the Sea Rats for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. Curse of the Sea Rats packs all of the best features from the metroidvania genre featuring beautiful 2D hand-drawn…Read moreRead more

SENGI AND TEMBO Is Coming This Fall to SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports Dramatic life changes force a mouse and an elephant, both inhabitants of the African savannah, to rethink how they have understood their worlds, causing them to form an unusual bond of friendship. That’s the story of SENGI AND TEMBO, coming this fall from Scout Comics. Created, Written, and Illustrated by Guiseppe Falco,…Read moreRead more

GALACTIC RODENTS OF MAYHEM (GROM) Is Landing In Comic Stores This Fall

By Staff Reports Fueled by the power of nostalgia, GALACTIC RODENTS of MAYHEM is an 80’s/90’s Saturday morning cartoon on roids! It’s the capybara lovechild of STAR WARS and TMNT! Come for the nostalgia, stay for the MAYHEM! Tell me that doesn’t sound amazing! From writer Gilbert Deltrez (LAIR, THE DEEP DARK), artist Sebastian Navas…Read moreRead more

McFarlane Toys and Games Workshop Expand Warhammer 40,000 Figure Line

By Staff Reports The Necrons are shaping up to be critical players in the unfolding story of Warhammer 40,000.  McFarlane Toys will be bringing fans an incredibly detailed 7-inch scale Necron Warrior with Ultra articulation – up to 22 moving parts for a full range of posing and completed with character-specific accessories; a Gauss Flayer…Read moreRead more

Z2 Comics Announces Gorillaz Almanac

By Staff Reports Stop the presses! Twenty years in the making, the Gorillaz ALMANAC is the very first annual by Gorillaz, published this October 2020 in partnership with the renowned Z2 Comics. Inspired by the great British tradition of the hardback annual, Gorillaz ALMANAC is a full colour, one-of-a-kind, fun-packed, 120+ page, sideways homage to two glorious decades of Gorillaz. Jammed with exclusive new artwork, including…Read moreRead more

Blair Witch comes to Nintendo Switch on June 25th

By Staff Reports Today, Bloober Team, the creative minds behind the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear and Observer game, in partnership with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), call you back to the woods with the upcoming release of Blair Witch on Nintendo Switch. The game is set to launch on June 25th, 2020…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast! Star Wars Voting, New Comic Book Day, Mike Tyson, RIP Shad Gaspard

Premiering today at 5:00 p.m. PST on YouTube! Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith, Jason Smith, Eddie Aguirre, and Kevin Hoskinson for our latest podcast! On this episode, we talk about the Hasbro Pulse fan voting for their Star Wars: The Black Series action figures, the return of new comic books (finally!), Mike Tyson’s potential return…Read moreRead more

Green Lantern Earth One Vol. Two Arrives July 28

By Staff Reports Manhunters, alien races, rings of power—it’s a lot for the people of Earth to absorb. Especially when an interplanetary incident forces their protector, Hal Jordan, to leave on a rescue mission that results in the discovery that there’s a new player in the galaxy: Yellow Lanterns! In this sequel to Corinna Bechko…Read moreRead more

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Comics’ Brightest Celebrate Eighty Years of Galactic Peacekeeping

By Staff Reports “In brightest day, in blackest night, No evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil’s might, Beware my power, Green Lantern’s light!” Since the first Green Lantern was introduced in All-American Comics #16 in May 1940 by artist Martin Nodell and writer Bill Finger, the Green Lanterns have been fan-favorite characters with millions of comic book fans. From that first ring-wielding Lantern to…Read moreRead more

SUDA51, Nioh 2’s Fumihiko Yasuda Among Gaming Guests Highlighting MomoCon’s First Digital Event May 21 – 24

By Staff Reports MomoConline, a virtual event celebrating gaming, pop culture, and animation, will delight fans from May 21 – 24 in place of the previously planned MomoCon 2020. The digital party kicks off on the official MomoCon Twitch network with a bevy of panels and special guest appearances across all four days. Acclaimed game…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at James Tynion IV & Michael Dialynas’ WYND #1

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the surprise release of WYND #1, kicking off an all new original limited series by the award-winning superstars James Tynion IV (Something is Killing the Children, Batman) and artist Michael Dialynas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), with letterer Aditya Bidikar (Isola). Tynion IV and Dialynas…Read moreRead more

Coming This June, The Powerful Story of YASMEEN From SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports Scout Comics is launching modern-day tragedy Yasmeen this June, created by Saif A. Ahmed with art by Fabiana Mascolo, letters by Robin Jones and Travis Czap as Script Editor. After rejoining her family in America after surviving two years of slavery under the ISIS terrorist regime in Mosul, an Iraqi teenage girl…Read moreRead more

DC Announces DCeased: Hope at World’s End

By Staff Reports DCeased, 2019’s blockbuster series, makes its DC DIGITAL FIRST debut with new original stories set before the fall of Earth! Fan-favorite Injustice: Gods Among Us writer Tom Taylor’s epic DCeased story line continues on May 19 with DCeased: Hope at World’s End with art by Dustin Nguyen, Renato Guedes, Carmine Di Giandomenico…Read moreRead more

Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo Debut SEVEN SECRETS from BOOM! Studios in August

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today announced a new original comic book series, SEVEN SECRETS, from New York Times bestselling author Tom Taylor (DCeased) and fan favorite artist Daniele Di Nicuolo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), about seven powerful secrets—words, wonders, weapons, and worse—with the power to change the world. For centuries, the Order has trusted…Read moreRead more

Super7’s New Japan Pro Wrestling Wave 2 Revealed

By Staff Reports Super7 has revealed wave two of their New Japan Pro Wrestling Ultimates! figures, and what a line up it is! Straight from The Ring to you! The latest additions to the Super7 x NJPW Team of ULTIMATES!  Figures! Stepping into The Ring is Los Ingobernables de Japon: Tetsuya Naito! BUSHI! EVIL! Hiromu…Read moreRead more

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War Arrives on 4K/Blu-ray this Tuesday

By Staff Reports Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe Movies, is now available on Digital, and arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack this Tuesday – May 19, 2020. Check out an all-new clip that features a…Read moreRead more

Interview with artist Dawn McTeigue

By Nolan P. Smith Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith and Eddie Aguirre as we interview the talented Dawn McTeigue! It debuts at 8PM PST on May 13th! We talk about comics, hats, SuperBoop Squad, and more! PLUS- Dawn is giving away a signed comic book to one lucky winner! Also, we are giving away TWO…Read moreRead more

Superman Smashes the Klan Review

By Nolan P. Smith Editor In 1946, the Adventures of Superman radio show had a story titled “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” as our hero took on a group of White Supremacists across 16 episodes. That story is what inspired this Young Adults collection, Superman Smashes the Klan- which consists of the three-issue mini-series that…Read moreRead more

Scout Comics Proudly Presents: IT EATS WHAT FEEDS IT – A New Three Issue Mini-Series Premiering In June

By Staff Reports Scout Comics has announced It Eats What Feeds It, a brand new three-issue mini-series written by Max Hoven & Aaron Crow (Fall Peak) and illustrated by Gabriel Iumazark (The Last Broadcast), that is howling with love and terror. What’s it about? Here is straight from Scout: “The goofy teenage caretaker of an…Read moreRead more

The Legacy Continues — Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, Remastered From Ramp to Rail on September 4

By Staff Reports The videogame that transformed the skateboarding world is back! The original birdman Tony Hawk, and Vicarious Visions, the studio that reinvigorated Crash with the Crash Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy, have teamed up to bring fans remastered versions of the first two badass games in the critically acclaimed Tony Hawk franchise — Tony…Read moreRead more

Coming Soon From Scout Comics- Children of the Grave

By Nolan P. Smith Amidst the tranquility of a new earth, a boy uncovers an extra-terrestrial mystery that exposes not only the destruction of the world that came before, but the imminent demise of his own. That’s the premise behind Children of the Grave, a new series coming soon from Scout Comics. From Writers Samuel…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Mega Podcast!

Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Mega Podcast! Join Nolan, Jason, and a slew of amazing podcasters, reviewers, and guests from our eight-year history! We talk about pop culture during these COVID times, debate what franchise is doing better in 2020 (Star Wars or Star Trek), and learn about our amazing giveaways that end on May 13th!!!

Pastrami Nation Mega Podcast Set for May 9th- Celebrate and Win!

By Nolan P. Smith Editor On May 9th, we will hold the largest podcast we have ever had, with Pastrami Nation podcasters from throughout our eight year history joining us for our Mega Podcast!!! The podcast will be recorded and uploaded to YouTube and SoundCloud on the night of May 9th, with giveaways running until…Read moreRead more