Podcast Alert! SDCC Giveaways!

This is a podcast alert, letting you know that today at 6 p.m. on our Facebook page (facebook.com/pastramination), we will be having our Comic Con podcast LIVE! We will be giving away convention exclusives as well! Once the podcast is over, leave a comment here with the answer to this week’s question to be entered […]

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SDCC 2017- Mezco One 12 Collective

Mezco Once Again Wowed At SDCC By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith One of the best lines of action figures going right now has to be the Mezco One 12 Collective. 1/12 scale figures with detailed, cloth costumes, it’s like taking the awesomeness of a Hot Toys figure and bringing it down […]

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SDCC 2017: Bluefin Tamashii Nations

Tamashii Nations Shows Off New Goku Black, Warrior Monk Darth Maul and More By Nolan P. Smith Bluefin Tamashii Nations has brought us so many great action figures in the past from Bandai. At the San Diego Comic Con, the company showed off the latest figures ready to invade stateside, including the much anticipated Goku […]

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San Diego Comic Con Kicks Off This Week

Comic Con Brings Plenty to the Convention Center and Downtown San Diego By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—In Southern California, the summer means vacation, beach visits, and the return of the San Diego Comic Con. Pastrami Nation will once again be covering the show all week, bringing you a ton of photos and information throughout […]

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Bluefin Steps Into the Ring with New Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Action Figures Based on WWE Wrestling Superstars

Bluefin Brings Top WWE Superstars into the S.H. Figuarts Family in North America By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, steps into the ring with new S.H. Figuarts WWE action figures from Tamashii Nations featuring iconic professional wrestlers The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and […]

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Toy Fair 2017: NECA Introduces the NECA Club x Alien

NECA Unveils Details on New NECA Club X Alien Introducing NECA CLUB x ALIEN! We’re excited to announce our new NECA CLUB x ALIEN program with huge perks to our most loyal Alien action figure fans! Beginning with our Aliens Series 11 Assortment, buy every NECA Alien action figure that we release this year as part of the NECA CLUB x ALIEN program, and […]

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First So Cal Comic Convention of 2017 is the Comic Excitement Convention- Jan 14th and 15th

First Year Comic Excitement Convention Brings Two Full Days of Big Name Guests From Cosplay, Comic Books and More! By Staff Reports Convention season starts with a bolt of lightning in just under two weeks at the Los Angeles Convention Center at Comic Excitement Convention! The first year convention will bring celebrity guests, cosplay stars […]

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Best of 2016- Action Figures

Mythic Legions, Tamashii Nations, One: 12 Collective and more take our top honors for 2016 By Nolan P. Smith With 2016 in the rear view, it’s time to look back and see what the year brought us in pop culture. For action figures, it was quite the year. It was hard to narrow the list […]

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Power-Con Returns to Los Angeles in 2017

The Convention that Has the Power Returns to So Cal as Power Con 2017 is Announced By Nolan P. Smith He-Man and She-Ra fans rejoice, the convention dedicated to these 80’s heroes is coming back to Southern California. Power-Con 2017 was announced today, set to return September 9-10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Hotel information […]

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Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con: Expanding Every Year

Comikaze Expo is Now Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, and the Fans Respond by the Thousands By Nolan P. Smith The newly christened Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con kicked off on Friday, continuing with a massive Saturday showing. One constant theme, one constant comment heard around the show and via social media. What […]

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Comikaze Expo is Now Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, Taking Place THIS Weekend

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con Flys Into Los Angeles By Nolan P. Smith As fans flooded Los Angeles starting Friday, they attended the show with a brand new name. Now known as Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the convention is packed with fan favorite celebrities, comic book creators, pop culture icons, convention exclusives […]

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Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for Impressive New Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI & Hall of Armor Set

Iron Man Mark VI Kicks Off the new Hall of Armor Lineup By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, delights Marvel superhero and action fans as it open pre-orders today for a special new release from Tamashii Nations of the S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI […]

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Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for Bandai’s Stunning New Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord

Die-Cast version of the popular Megazord to touchdown in 2017 By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, opens pre-orders for an extraordinary new release as it details Bandai’s Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord. Scheduled for retail release in […]

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Let’s Kickstart This! Chicken Fried Toys Dime Novel Legends 1:18th Scale Western Themed Action Figures

Dime Novel Legends are up on Kickstarter right now! By Nolan P. Smith It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Well, right now there are a lot of top quality items on the crowd funding website Kickstarter, so get ready for a slew of spotlights! First up, let’s check out the western themed, 3.75 inch action figure […]

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Dynamite to Publish First Art Collection of Instagram Celebrity and Toy Photographer Johnny Wu, Better Known as Sgt. Bananas

Sgt. Bananas Brings Ten Frames Per Second to Dynamite By Staff Reports Dynamite Entertainment expands its growing line of deluxe art books beyond comics and video games, but with firm roots in fandom, with the collection Instagram sensation, Johnny Wu (Sgt. Bananas)! With over 50,000 followers on Instagram, and having been featured everywhere from io9 […]

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NYCC 2016: Valiant Makes Pop! Asia Vinyl Debut with Strictly Limited Faith Import – Only at New York Comic Con 2016!

Fan Favorite Faith Gets the Pop! Treatment at NYCC By Staff Reports The superhero sensation of the year is taking flight at New York Comic Con 2016 with a special sneak preview of Faith’s forthcoming Pop! Asia vinyl debut! In concert with POP Life Entertainment, Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce that a strictly limited, […]

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This Weekend Brings Pop Culture to Life with the Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach Comic Con Reignites Firefly with Partial Cast and More By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– This weekend, the sunny city of Long Beach will once again bring together a plethora of artists, writers, movie stars, cosplayers, fans and more as the Long Beach Comic Con smashes its way into So Cal. One of […]

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