Los Angeles Comic Con Brings Pop Culture Greatness to Southern California

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Beginning this Friday, the Los Angeles Convention Center will be taken over by superheroes, comic book creators, celebrities, and the one and only Jack Black as the Los Angeles Comic Con (LACC) brings an action-packed convention for 2018. From October 26th through October 28th, the convention aims to deliver…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con Impresses, A Fitting Summer Send Off

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) shined in the Southern California sunlight for a weekend full of comics, cosplay, and good old-fashioned professional wrestling. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center on one of the last weekends of summer, the convention…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con Takes Place September 8-9

By Nolan P. Smith September is best known for bringing the change of seasons, from summer to fall. In Southern California, September is also known for one of the best comic book conventions on the West Coast, as the Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) returns to the Long Beach Convention Center on September 8th  and…Read moreRead more

ProjectC28 Action Figure Review: Marvel Legends Tiger Stripe Wolverine

Hey everyone, ProjectC28 here, and back with another review on a very awesome action figure. This time, I am taking a look at the new Marvel Legends Tiger Stripe Wolverine figure from the Apocalypse wave. Many of us have been waiting on this figure to drop, and now that the time has come, let’s see…Read moreRead more

Let’s Kickstart This! Amazing Heroes: 1/18 Scale Super Hero Action Figures

It’s time to shine the spotlight once again on an amazing project that needs to be brought to life via the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter. It’s time, so Let’s Kickstart This! This time, we take a look at a line of 3 3/4 inch action figures that spans the world of comics: let’s take a look…Read moreRead more

ProjectC28 Review: S.H. Figuarts Thanos

Hey everyone, ProjectC28 here and back with a review of epic proportions. This time, I review the villain of all villains in the MCU, Thanos, direct from the S.H. Figuarts line. Do you have the figure? What are your thoughts? Agree or disagree with the review? Let me know in the comments and check out…Read moreRead more

Fire and Ice at Dark Horse Direct

By Staff Reports As revealed at San Diego Comic-Con, Dark Horse Direct is thrilled to share more details from its two newest products, the Hellboy Action Figure and the Game of Thrones: Ice Dragon & The Night King Premier Statue. These two new deluxe collectibles join the Umbrella Academy: Spaceboy Maquette, Game of Thrones: Tormund…Read moreRead more

Project C28: Mezco One:12 Collective PX Exclusive Black Spider-man Review

By Noble Morris Hey everyone, it’s ProjectC28, back with another action figure review. This time I will be checking out the Previews exclusive Black Spider-Man action figure from the Mezco One: 12 Collective Line. Check out the review below, and thanks for watching! Make sure to follow my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProjectC28Channel Also, follow Pastrami Nation’s…Read moreRead more

McFarlane Toys Partners with 2K on NBA Action Figure Line

By Staff Reports Renowned for their highly detailed sports figures, McFarlane Toys will join with 2K in a partnership that will benefit fans of the NBA, as well as, the wildly successful NBA 2K video game series. McFarlane Toys’ inaugural series of NBA 2K19 figures will come with a bonus digital Locker Code unlocking “MyTEAM”…Read moreRead more

Anime Expo 2018 Heats Up Southern California

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Anime Expo, which took place July 5th-8th, hit Los Angeles in the middle of a massive heat wave for Southern California, shined bright throughout the weekend. The record heat in Los Angeles didn’t stop the massive amounts of fans in attendance, as…Read moreRead more

Project C28 Storm Collectibles Heihachi Mishima Review

By Noble Morris Hey what’s up everybody. I’m back with a review of one of the most anticipated releases this year, as Storm Collectibles released their first Tekken figure with Heihachi Mishima. Check out my review below:

Bluefin and Bandai Spirits Hobby to Host an Expansive Gundam Booth at Anime Expo 2018

By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, celebrates one of the biggest and most popular entertainment properties to ever come out of Japan – Mobile Suit Gundam – in a special expansive booth display presented in partnership with Sunrise, Inc. and Bandai Spirits…Read moreRead more

L.A. Comic-Con Early-Bird Weekend Passes On Sale Tuesday

By Staff Reports Los Angeles Comic Con wants you to join us for our #Octoversary as we invade our home city October 26th-28th, 2018! We’ve been busy getting our tentacles on the very best in the geek space, all of it just for you. Since you’re a part of our fan family, we thought you should be…Read moreRead more

Action Figure Review by ProjectC28- Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi Carnage

By Noble Morris What is up, everyone? ProjectC28 here, back with another action figure review. This time, I take a look at the psychotic symbiote, Carnage, direct from the Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi line. Check out the video, and I hope you enjoy!

Mezco Toyz Reveals The One:12 Collective Logan Action Figure

By Staff Reports Soldier • Weapon • Mutant. The One:12 Collective Logan figure invokes his rugged and feral nature. He features three head portraits, a cowboy hat, a dog tag, a fitted tank-top with jeans, a belt with a western-style buckle, a leather-like jacket with a functional zipper, and cowboy boots. Logan comes with six…Read moreRead more

Project C28 Action Figure Review: Mezco One:12 Collective Old Man Logan

By Noble Morris What’s up, everybody? I am back with a new video review, this time checking out the Old Man Logan figure from Mezco’s One: 12 Collective line. Check out the review, I hope you enjoy!

Comic Con Revolution Ontario Ramps Up the Excitement for Year Two

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith This past weekend, Comic Con Revolution Ontario once again invaded the Ontario Convention Center and had everyone from superheroes to celebrities knowing that the Inland Empire was the place to be for pop culture in May. Expanding from one day to two…Read moreRead more

Comic Con Revolution Returns to Ontario, Expands to Two Days

By Nolan P. Smith This weekend, the Inland Empire will see the return of Comic Con Revolution, the comic book and pop culture convention that debuted their Ontario show last year. This year aims to be bigger and better as the show has expanded to two days, running from May 19th-20th at the Ontario Convention…Read moreRead more

Project C28 Action Figure Review: S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Super Goku Black

By Project C28 So the most anticipated Dragonball Super figure this year has finally hit: enter Goku Black. Check out my review of the S.H. Figuarts Goku Black, and let us know your thoughts on it!  

Let’s Kickstart This! Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. 1:18 Articulated Horses by Boss Fight

By Nolan P. Smith It is time once again to shine the light down on another amazing project on Kickstarter. With this project, it is from a company we have spotlighted in the past and has delivered an amazing product via the popular crowdfunding site. Get ready to ride, as Boss Fight Studio brings Vitruvian…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2018: Sunshine and Superheroes

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith As the storms rolled in this past week, leave it to the annual WonderCon convention to bring clear, sunny weather to Southern California, as well as superheroes, villains, artists, writers, actors, directors, scientists and more. “WonderCon 2018 was full of anything and…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2018- The Coverage Continues

By Mychal Fabela Photos by Mychal Fabela What’s up guys, it’s Mychal Fabela, bringing you photos from WonderCon 2018, taking place at beautiful Anaheim, CA! Check out some photos of the awesome cosplayers we met and the amazing booths at the exhibit hall. We will be bringing you more all weekend, so make sure to…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2018: Day One!

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith WonderCon 2018 blew into Anaheim and the storm clouds subsided in Southern California. Yes, it is time once again for the Anaheim Convention Center to be taken over by pop culture greatness as WonderCon is back! One of the conventions planned by Comic-Con International, WonderCon boasts…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Expo Part II: Cosplayers and More!

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Mychal Fabela Here is the last part of our Long Beach Comic Expo coverage, complete with a video where we caught up with some awesome cosplayers including Elizabeth Rage! Thank you again to the Long Beach Comic Expo for allowing us to cover this awesome…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Expo 2018- The Coverage Begins

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Mychal Fabela The first con of the year for Pastrami Nation was a great one as Mychal Fabela and myself visited sunny Long Beach, CA for the Long Beach Comic Expo. The convention was terrific- easy to navigate, amazing cosplayers, a great selection of booths,…Read moreRead more

Bluefin to Participate in Toy Fair 2018 with Exclusive New Collectibles from Leading International Manufacturers

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, heads to New York City this month and announces its participation at Toy Fair 2018. For this year’s show, Bluefin will exhibit a wide array of unique collectibles, including action figures, model kits,…Read moreRead more

Merry Christmas From Pastrami Nation!

Merry Christmas from all of us at Pastrami Nation! Check out some of the awesome Christmas countdown photos from ProjectC28 (project_c28 on Instagram!) who shared these fantastic photos with us to share with you all! All photos by ProjectC28.  

Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for INFINI-T Force Action Figures from SEN-TI-NEL

By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, complements the launch of the highly anticipated new anime series, INFINI-T FORCE, with the opening of pre-orders for a collection of action figures from the Hong Kong-based manufacturer, SEN-TI-NEL.

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con Amazes With Year Seven

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith I remember attending the first Los Angeles Comic Con, then known as the Comikaze Expo. Fast forward to 2017, and Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con (LACC) is no longer the “new kid” on the convention circuit- they are a heavyweight contender. Once again residing in…Read moreRead more

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con Kicks Off This Friday

By Jason T. Smith (Victor Valley)– Halloween is just around the corner. It also means that it is time once again for Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con. Formerly known to many as the Comikaze Expo, Stan Lees L.A. Comic Con has graced Southern Californians for 6 years and counting with comic book greatness in…Read moreRead more