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

Disney and 20th Century Fox Negotiating: Which Could Mean an Extension for Daredevil Reboot and Characters Returning to Marvel!

He is coming…. Galactus!!! Variety reported some interesting news for Marvel fans. Disney and 20th Century Fox are apparently in negotiations: so that Fox can get an extension on the timeline for their Daredevil do-over, and for several HUGE characters to go back to Marvel, so that they can be used in the core Marvel/Disney…Read moreRead more

Mickey Rourke is Marv Once Again for Sin City-A Dame to Kill For

Most people think Marv is crazy. He just had the rotten luck of being born in the wrong century. He’d be right at home on some ancient battlefield swinging an axe into somebody’s face. Or in a Roman arena, taking his sword to other gladiators like him… Mickey Rourke, who has been everywhere in the…Read moreRead more

Marvel NOW: Iron Man #1 Cover and Details Revealed

No longer the armored Avenger…no…Iron Man is now the Iconic Avenger. Which fits as his armor is as every bit iconic as Captain America’s shield and Thor’s hammer. Marvel.com posted an interview today with new series writer Kieron Gillen, where he talks about Iron Man, the man behind the mask, and what’s in store for…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]

Three Days to Go for the Agent 88 Kickstarter Project + El Mariachi's Carlos Gallardo

Three days! Wednesday, August 8th, is the last day for the Agent 88 Kickstarter project by Digger T. Mesch, founder of Art Asylum and Minimates! So far, the project has passed the halfway point, but still needs YOUR help! Back this project if you can, share it with friends and Facebookers, Tweet about it, all…Read moreRead more

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

Brandon Graham's Multiple Warheads Lands This October from Image Comics

I love the diversity of Image Comics. I know, there are people that are die hard loyal fans to the big two only: I feel bad for those people. They missed the modern day classic 27, the high octane blood-fest known as Luther Strode, the space faring epic in Saga, and that’s just naming a…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

New Darksiders II Trailer: Last Salvation

Death lives. I just got an email from THQ with a brand new cinematic trailer for Darksiders II. Looks awesome, can’t wait to dive in to this game!!! Why the picture above? Why not! It’s the Darksiders II ladies from E3! Darksiders II hits stores August 14th! For more info, check out the official Darksiders…Read moreRead more

Next X-Men Film to be Days of Future Past

Going back to the classics. Today, IGN confirmed with Producer Bryan Singer that the sequel to X-Men: First Class will be Days of Future Past. The classic storyline ran in Uncanny X-Men #141(cover shown above) and #142 in 1981, and focused on a future where mutants were hunted down via the robot killing machines, the…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

Oeming's The Victories Trailer!

Who doesn’t love a good anti-hero? Check out the trailer for Michael Avon Oeming’s (of Powers fame) The Victories, which hits stores August 15th from Dark Horse Comics. I have been hyped up for this one from the very start, and the cover art was actually one of the FIRST posts I did here on…Read moreRead more

Beat the Original Darksiders? Then Extras Await You in Darksiders II

(Image Courtesy of THQ) Loyalty pays off. THQ announced today that in an effort to reward the loyal Darksiders fans, those who have played the first one and beat it will get exclusive content for Darksiders II. Here is the word from THQ: With Darksiders II just around the corner we wanted to reward our…Read moreRead more

Image Comics Shines Bright This November with Jonathan Luna's Star Bright and The Looking Glass

From swords to stars. Jonathan Luna, one of the infamous Luna Brothers, is coming back to the world of comics…sort of. Known for The Sword and Ultra from Image Comics, Jonathan is going solo this time around with Star Bright and The Looking Glass. Not as much a comic as a storybook, the book will…Read moreRead more

Darksiders II Rides Into Stores August 14th

Death rides! THQ’s sequel to the amazingly original Darksiders, Darksiders II hits stores August 14th. The collector’s edition, which comes with a replica Death mask, has already sold out at all retailers, but you can still reserve a copy of the game and get bonuses, like in game content from Gamestop. Pastrami Nation is psyched…Read moreRead more

Aurora Rise Benefit Event-August 25th and 26th

Through tragedy, we shall rise. I wanted to pass this along, as I have heard many artists and writers pledging their support to help the families affected by the Aurora, CO tragedy. I have seen tweets and emails with various Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics creators all doing their part to help. This is…Read moreRead more

The Hobbit Becomes Three Films

Three is better than two. Today, on Peter Jackson’s Facebook page, the word broke that the two film The Hobbit franchise will now become a three film series. Great news for fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, as it looks like Jackson and his team will be able to tell even more of…Read moreRead more

E3 Expo to Stay in Los Angeles At Least Through 2015

(Photo by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation) Living in a gamer’s paradise. Today, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, officially announced that it will stay in Los Angeles at least to 2015. Word going around was that the expo might be leaving the city of angels, so this is great news for west coasters…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Beasts of Burden-Neighborhood Watch

Review by Nolan P. Smith Writer: Evan Dorkin Artist: Jill Thompson Release Date: August 1st, 2012 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: www.darkhorse.com Back in 2005, Beasts of Burden took home a prestigious Will Eisner Industry Award for Best Short Story. In 2010, it received another for Best Publication for Teens. If you are reading this…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review- Chew: Secret Agent Poyo #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: John Layman Artist: Rob Guillory Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com FOR MATURE READERS A death defying, tough as nails, secret agent rooster; if that premise doesn’t scream about the originality in comics, then I don’t know what does. Spinning out of one of Image Comic’s critically acclaimed titles,…Read moreRead more

Funimation Annouces a Slew of New Licenses at Otakon 2012

Anime lovers, be ready. Funimation, the company that brought the US some of the best animes to date, such as Dragonball Z, Yu Yu Hakusho, and more, has announced more great titles coming stateside. Announced at this weekend’s Otakon. Here is the press release straight from Funimation’s blog: Flower Mound, TX –July 28, 2012- FUNimation…Read moreRead more

The Cost of Being Iron Man

That’s A LOT of money! In the same vein as the Cost of Being Batman post (which was posted days ago right here on Pastrami Nation), MoneySuperMarket.com has made a cool visual about what the cost would be to be a real life armored Avenger. Take a look…and let’s see who’s Tony Stark rich…

Pastrami Nation's Jason T. Smith Makes it in the SDCC 2012 Souvenir Book

His name is in the records book…or at least the souvenir book. We almost forgot to post up that Pastrami Nation Co-Founder Jason “The 40 Pound Voice” Smith made it into this year’s San Diego Comic Con Souvenir Book! Check out his Iron Man above! In the future, be on the look out for giveaways,…Read moreRead more