By Staff Reports Premium Bandai USA will begin offering highly sought-after and exclusive collectibles from renowned Bandai toy and collectible brands to domestic fans and customers. The catalog has been expanded to feature Bandai Spirits’ Tamashii Nations’ Dragon Ball S.H.Figuarts action figure line and Hobby’s catalog of Gundam model kits (GUNPLA), including many rare and…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Editor I have watched the world change in a matter of days, as we all have. It went from precautions to self-isolation and social distancing in the blink of an eye. First and foremost, I hope everyone reading this is safe and healthy. What we are seeing is a nation driven…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Check out my review Quillroy from the Alter Nation action figure line by Panda Mony Toy Brands! Check out a photo gallery below! Visit Panda Mony’s Alter Nation page at https://pandamony.toys/alter-nation/. Visit PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, giveaways and more! Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastraminat… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pastramination Twitter: https://twitter.com/PastramiNation Pinterest:…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith I am excited to review Albert VII from the Alter Nation action figure line by Panda Mony Toy Brands! Check out the video and a gallery of photos below! Visit Panda Mony’s Alter Nation page at https://pandamony.toys/alter-nation/. Visit PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, giveaways and more! Follow us on social media! Instagram:…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Check out my video as I take a look at the latest Lootcrate box featuring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Make sure to visit Lootcrate at www.lootcrate.com for info on their upcoming crates! Visit PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, giveaways and more! Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pastraminat… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pastramination Twitter:…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– As announced exclusively via ComicBook.com, Amazing Comic Conventions LLC is excited to announce that AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON! is returning to Las Vegas from June 26th to 28th with a FIRST WAVE of headline talent from Disney+ and Lucas Film’s The Mandalorian, Funimation’s My Hero Academia as well as…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith It has been far too long since I took a moment to shine the light down on a well-deserving crowdfunding project. Spotlighting Kickstarter projects has been a staple here at Pastrami Nation for years, and it will continue to be! Whether its comic books, video games, action figures, art, you name…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Premium Bandai USA is Bandai’s official online store and focuses on stocking high-quality anime, video game, and Tokusatsu merchandise. These limited edition and variant products are not available from any other domestic retailer and include action figures, model kits, jewelry and other collectibles based on many popular anime and video game properties…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports At Hasbro Pulse, fans come first…literally. Hasbro Pulse is the ultimate destination for fans in the U.S. and Canada to get special access to hot new releases, behind-the-scenes of their favorite brands, and now this perk. Will it be the mighty assassin Elektra, the fearless Asgardian warrior Lady Sif, or is Silk…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Check out the first two rounds of reveals from NECA from the New York Toy Fair! Included are new additions to Aliens, Predator, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as well as new Toony renditions of horror and sci-fi properties. Want to pre-order these? Make sure to visit Linebreakers at www.comicbooksurplus.com! Make…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Hasbro has shown some impressive additions to the world of Transformers at the New York Toy Fair 2020! Check them out below and pre-order them now at Hasbro Pulse!
By Nolan P. Smith Hasbro has announced a number of new Marvel Legends poised to hit shelves in 2020 at the New York Toy Fair. From the Age of Apocalypse wave with a build a figure Sugar Man, the Gamerverse wave with the build a figure Abomination, and more. Store exclusives are hitting as well,…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Hasbro now has the Ghostbusters license, and they showed off the very impressive Plasma Series at the New York Toy Fair. The six-figure line up includes the original Ghostbusters, Gozer, Dana Barrett, and all come with the parts to build a Terror Dog! Pre Orders are up NOW at Hasbro Pulse!
By Nolan P. Smith Hasbro revealed the rumored and highly anticipated G.I. Joe Classified line of 6-inch action figures! The first wave includes Snake Eyes, Duke, Scarlett and Roadblock, and are up for pre-order NOW at Hasbro Pulse! Visit https://hasbropulse.com/ today and look for these to hit retail soon!
By Staff Reports Building off the excitement around the first wave of Gears of War action figures last year, Storm Collectibles and The Coalition are thrilled to debut two new additions at this year’s New York Toy Fair with the new Disciple – Locust Drone and Warden action figures, available later this year (you can…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Just when fans thought that Mortal Kombat couldn’t get any better… SPAWN enters onto the scene of Mortal Kombat 11! McFarlane Toys has teamed up with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios to bring SPAWN to the world-renowned Mortal Kombat franchise. For the first time, McFarlane Toys is REVEALING a SPAWN Mortal Kombat Action Figure! The SPAWN Mortal…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports DC Collectibles is returning to the name on which it was founded, DC Direct. Celebrating this milestone event at the world-famous New York Toy Fair, DC Direct will be showing some exciting new action figures and statues that have never been seen before this weekend! DC Direct is proud to return to…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Boss Fight Studio is excited to announce pre-orders for the first Flash Gordon figure – 40th Anniversary Flash Gordon with collectible lunchbox! The first figure in the line, movie version Flash Gordon, features extensive articulation, multiple hands, multiple heads and a “football” accessory. This special pre-order version comes packed in a collectible…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Jazwares, a global leader in play, and All Elite Wrestling (AEW), the new professional wrestling league that is taking America by storm, are tag-teaming on AEW’s first line of action figures and role play collectibles. Featuring AEW World Champion Chris Jericho, Cody, The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, Jon Moxley and more, the…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Check out the latest announcements from DC Collectibles. From an all-new, and much anticipated, Batman Black & White Batmonster statue to the next wave of DC Essentials: DCeased action figures, these will be available starting October 2020!
By Nolan P. Smith Boss Fight Studio, the creators of the popular Vitrivuan HACKS 3 3/4 inch figures, announced the arrival of their latest creation: Frankie the Mighty Steed! Frankie the Unicorn is the latest edition to their Mighty Steeds lineup, and is available for purchase immediately! The Mighty Steeds lineup has been highly anticipated,…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports Bluefin, a Bandai Namco group company and the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, returns to New York City with a wide array of new products to be showcased at Toy Fair 2020. This year, the renowned distributor will mark its largest presence to-date…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, Eddie Aguirre and Jessica Rude-Aguirre This past Saturday, residents made their way to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds for the first-ever pop culture/comic book convention to come to the High Desert as JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo brought cosplay, comic books, celebrities, and professional…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith Editor Today, Super7 announced the second wave of their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ULTIMATES! line, which are now up for pre-order! Straight from Super7, this new assortment includes: The evil mutant punk rock hog, Bebop! The wise leader of the TMNT, Leonardo! The non-stop mutating monster, Mutagen Man! The evil Shredder!…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith This Saturday, we have a big announcement! Make sure to tune in on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pastramination/) at 8pm PST! ALSO, it is your chance to win FREE food from Apollo Restaurant, as well as a ticket to the upcoming JayZoMon Pop Culture Expo in Victorville! Don’t miss it!
By Nolan P. Smith Editor For years, the High Desert has hoped for a comic con to take place right here in our community. On February 8th, it finally happens as JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo debuts at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds. Attendees can expect a plethora of things to enjoy with vendors, celebrities, comic…Read moreRead more
By Staff Reports The highly-anticipated 10th edition of the Long Beach Comic Expo is here and MAD Event Management LLC — experienced hosts of diverse and inclusive pop culture conventions — is delighted to announce the full program guide. Taking place January 11 and 12 at the Long Beach Convention Center, #LBCE2020 is poised to…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith I have been covering the Los Angeles Comic Con since it was named Comikaze. I have seen it grow and transform each year. With 2019, I feel the show has hit its stride and has become one of the best West Coast comic book conventions you…Read moreRead more
By Nolan P. Smith On October 11th-13th, the Los Angeles Convention Center will once again host the Los Angeles Comic Con. Now in its ninth year, this year’s convention has plenty for fans to be excited for: from a reunion of “The Office” cast, a Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Cosplay Contest, and guests including…Read moreRead more