Battle Beasts Minimates Series 1 Hit This Fall

Another classic is reborn. I don’t know how many of you remember the original Battle Beasts, but they were pure awesomeness. The tiny animals with armor and those cooler than ice rub symbols made them one of my favorite toy lines growing up. Well, Battle Beasts are back, and in Minimate form! Diamond Select/Art Asylum…Read moreRead more

The Walking Dead Series 2 Minimates: Michonne, One Eyed Zombies and More!

The never ending horror story continues in Minimate form. Series one hasn’t even hit the shelves yet (except the awesome SDCC exclusive pack), and series two is already revealed! Art Asylum showed off series two today, with variations to the line up for specialty stores and Toys R Us. The Walking Dead Minimates are based…Read moreRead more

Imperial Snitch gets the Vinyl Treatment

If you’re a fan of Disney’s very popular Vinylmation figures,then like myself, you can’t wait for August 25th to hurry up and get here. That being the release date for Star Wars Vinylmation Series 2 at Disney theme parks and Downtown Disney locations only. Now we’ve already shown you the character line up in our…Read moreRead more

Batman and DC Unlimited Wave 2! Wonder Woman! Dark Knight Returns Batman!

Now I am impressed! After the reveals of the press photos for Mattel’s DC and Batman Unlimited first waves, we are already hit with some photos of the second! The second waves for both lines are set to drop in early 2013, and revealed so far are: Batman Unlimited Series 2 – Dark Knight Batman…Read moreRead more

Mattel Releases Press Images of the First Waves of Batman Unlimited and DC Unlimited

DC is bouncing back! Mattel released info on the upocming Batman Unlimited and DC Unlimited lines, which are due to hit later this year. Here is the line up as well as some images. I am not the biggest fan of the new 52 designs, but these look really good! Batman Unlimited Wave 1 –…Read moreRead more

23 Hours to Go for the Agent 88 Kickstarter Project! + A Word with Ernie Reyes Jr…AKA Keno from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2!

Times almost up! Digger’s Agent 88 Kickstarter Project has less than a day to reach it’s goal. HUGE amounts of support have poured in, and he is almost there, but almost doesn’t get funded! Make sure to go over to the Agent 88 Kickstarter page, which is: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1460783231/agent-88-the-web-series, and back this awesome project! There are…Read moreRead more

He-Man has been Saved! Check out the Annoucement from Mattel's Scott Neitlich!

I guess the fans really do have the power! Matty Collector announced today that the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Classics line blew away the required number of subscriptions for the line to go forward! So looks like we will get Ram Man after all! Plus, the fan’s choice winner is: Geldor!!! As…Read moreRead more

Action Figure Review: Masters of the Universe Classics Spikor + Save He-Man! One Day Left!

A childhood hero? Check out Pastrami Nation review of the Masters of the Universe Classics Spikor! ALSO, tomorrow is the LAST day to Save He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Classics line! www.mattycollector.com [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjbGm-CVy0g&w=640&h=360]

Action Figure Review: SDCC 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Night Shadow Leonardo

Hero in a half shell…shadowed! Check out the Pastrami Nation review of the SDCC 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Night Shadow Leonardo. If you are wondering about articulation…then you should watch the video!!! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJqIWCxUIYQ&w=640&h=360]

Save He-Man by Monday + AWESOME Homage Posters by The Fwoosh!

Look at all we might be missing out on. The awesome people at The Fwoosh (http://thefwoosh.com/) put together some awesome throwback posters, replacing the original artwork with figures that have been made thus far in Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line. Look at who we are still missing: -Jitsu! -Two Bad! -Clamp Champ! -Horde…Read moreRead more

D-Arts King of Fighters Terry Bogard Coming This December

Are you okay? Terry Bogard, the most recognizable fighter in the King of Fighters franchise (well, him and Mai) is coming to life in plastic form, thanks to Bluefun/Tamashii. The D-Arts Terry Bogard is set to hit this December, here is the info from the Bluefin Facebook page: Terry Bogard, the “Legendary Hungry Wolf” who…Read moreRead more

New Video From Scott Neitlich on the 2013 He-Man Subscription, Ram Man and International Shipping (August 2nd, 2012)

(Photo by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation) Time is running out. The window for subscribing to the He-Man/Masters of the Universe Classics line ends next week, same with the sub for DC Universe Classics and the new Watchmen figure. Scott Neitlich, aka Toy Guru, has made another updated video, this time showing off some articulation on…Read moreRead more

An Agent 88 Message from Tyler Mane + The Art of Agent 88 by Heavy Metal!

Time keeps on ticking…ticking…ticking…into the future… Five days. Five days and the Kickstarter project known as Agent 88 comes to an end. So, we have heard from Digger, the mastermind behind the project. We heard from Kay D’arcy, the actress and martial artists behind Agent 88. Who’s next? How about actor/former pro wrestler Tyler Mane?…Read moreRead more

Now is the Time: Save He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!!!

Now, YOU have the power! As we reported on in July, the Masters of the Universe Classics line from Mattel is in danger of coming to an end. The success of the line and it’s future rests in the hands of the fans. How? By subscribing! The line is offered as a subscription service, where…Read moreRead more

A Strong Message from Actress Kay D'Arcy-The Real Agent 88

Now, that’s inspirational. As many of you have seen, Digger’s (Art Asylum Founder) Kickstarter project-Agent 88, ends in 6 days as from the time I am posting this. I have posted updates as this is a project we here at Pastrami Nation believe in, and today’s update is quite special. It’s regarding the women who…Read moreRead more

Nine Days Left for Digger's Agent 88 Kickstarter Project + Video!!!

Time is, as they say, fleeting. Digger, the founder of Art Asylum and the creator of the most amazing mini-figures out there, Minimates, is down to 9 days to fund his awesome new project, Agent 88. What’s Agent 88? Agent 88 is the world’s deadliest assassin, who also happens to be an 88 year old…Read moreRead more

Want Some Free SDCC 2012 Exclusives? Then Look No Further!

The best things in life are free. Starting today and running until next Sunday, August 5th, 2012, Pastrami Nation will be holding a contest as we giveaway from SDCC 2012 swag! We will be giving away ONE SDCC 2012 Battle Beast Clear Blue Vorin, ONE SDCC 2012 WWE The Rock Rumbler and ONE SDCC 2012…Read moreRead more

Blade of the Immortal Manji Figure Coming from Medicom

A fitting tribute to an amazing manga. Manji, the violent anti-hero to the hit manga, Blade of the Immortal, will become immortalized in plastic this year as he becomes a 30 centimeter tall (about a foot tall) action figure from Medicom. I mean, take a look at that head sculpt: it’s a dead on likeness…Read moreRead more

Digger's Agent 88 Kickstarter Project Aims for Web Series, Minimates, Peter Mayhew and More

Now this is worth a look. Digger, the founder of Art Asylum, the company that brought the world the best mini figures in the world, Minimates, has an awesomely cool Kickstarter project running, which includes producing a web series and exclusive Minimates. Check out the Kickstarter project at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1460783231/agent-88-the-web-series, and look at all the different…Read moreRead more

Want the MOTUC Line to Continue? Get a Subscription: A Word From Mattel's Scott Neitlich

All good things must come to an end…lets hope just not now. Mattel’s Scott Neitlich, aka Toy Guru, has posted another video addressing the price increase for the Masters of the Universe Classics figures for 2013, how the game plan has changed to finishing in 2016 to trying to tie up loose ends for 2014,…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Marvel Universe Figures

Big things come in small packages. The 3 3/4 inch Marvel Universe line had a lot to show at SDCC, including some surprises. Shown were waves that include Nova, Kang, the Scarlet Witch, Puck and Blastaar. New two packs were also shown, featuring a black FF Spider-Man and a white FF Dr. Doom. She Hulk…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: DC Direct

Well, it’s that time again. Our SDCC coverage is beginning to come to a close, but the news from the con, as well as the most up to date news in comics, toys, video games and more will continue on strong here at Pastrami Nation! Check out the awesome showing that DC Direct had, including…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Sideshow Collectibles

(All pictures are taken by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation) Sideshow always steals the show. Sideshow Collectibles showed off their high quality products, including statues, bust and some of the most realistic action figures you have ever seen. From G.I Joe to Star Wars, Lady Death to the Grim Reaper himself, even…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers

(All pictures were taken by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation) T-U-R-T-L-E Power meets Morphin time! The heroes in a half shell and the Power Rangers were big at SDCC: from their presences at the Nickelodeon booth, to the free IDW TMNT comic that was being handed out, to the cart in the…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Hasbro's G.I. Joe

Yo Joe! Hasbro had some amazing dioramas on display at the con, showing off everyone’s favorite toy soldiers, G.I. Joe. Besides the amazing Transformers/G.I. Joe exclusive Shockwave HISS Tank, most of the products shown were for the upcoming film, G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Even though they looked awesome, the downside is that we won’t see any…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Lord of the Rings Lego 3-D Mural

You have to see it to believe it. During Comic Con, a mural was created featuring the Lord of the Rings characters in Lego form. The mural was done in a 3D look but as a 2D mural. Take a look for yourself at the awesome artwork!

SDCC 2012: Marvel Legends

Marvel is definitely full of Legends. Hasbro showed off their waves releasing throughout this year and into the next, and the selection is indeed impressive. The third wave will in fact contain The Punisher/Blade Variant, Mystique/Moonstar Variant, Deadpool/Red Variant, Neo Classic Iron Man, Dr. Doom/FF Doom Variant, but no build a figure. Next year is…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Diamond Select Brings Minimates of Street Fighter X Tekken, The Walking Dead, More Marvel Awesomeness

Great things do indeed come in small packages. Diamond Select Toys showed off a diverse group of their popular minimates franchise. A plethora of figures from Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken game, which includes minimates of Sagat and Kuma! Minimates based off of The Walking Dead comic series were shown as well, with characters like…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Bandai/ Blue Fin Impresses with Dragonball Z, Mega Man X and Fatal Fury

Import toys never fail to impress. Bandai/ Blue Fin, who are known for their impressive Dragonball Z, Mega Man X and Godzilla figures, had quite a showing for the con. On display were many new DBZ characters, including Cell, Krillin, Nappa, and more. The Mega Man X collection had two very impressive pieces: Vile’s robot…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: NECA Shows Off Prometheus, Rocky, Gears of War and More

Bringing the big screen to the display case. NECA showed off a number of impressive pieces at SDCC, and all featured the high level of quality we have come to expect from the company. On display were figures based off of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Rocky, Predator, Rambo, Assassin’s Creed, Gears of War, Borderlands 2 and…Read moreRead more