Comic Book Review: Dead End Kids- The Suburban Job #1

By Nolan P. Smith When Source Point Press released Dead End Kids in 2019, they shocked the comic book world. The mini-series from writer Frank Gogol followed a group of kids searching for answers after one of their own is found dead. Chilling and emotional, the series wrapped up loose ends and left its mark…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Interview: Frank Martin (The Polar Paradox)

Join Nolan Smith, Rebecca Benson and Kevin Hoskinson as we speak with writer Frank Martin about his latest Kickstarter project, The Polar Paradox! Back The Polar Paradox today at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/frankthewriter/the-polar-paradox-1-of-a-2-part-make-100-sci-fi-adventure Visit us online at PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, and more! Check out the audio version below!

Marvel Comics Teases Mash-Ups in Heroes Reborn

By Nolan P. Smith Marvel Comics revealed teaser artwork for their new Heroes Reborn event today, and wow, I am impressed. Check out the artwork and let us know which ones you dig! Teaser Artwork by CARLOS PACHECO Inks by RAFAEL FONTIREZ Inks(Coulson Teaser and Peter Parker Teaser) by MARIANO TAIBO Colors by MATT MILLA

PREVIEW: THE EIGHTH IMMORTAL #2 from Source Point Press

By Nolan P. Smith We have a special preview of The Eighth Immortal #2 from Source Point Press!!! Below is the info for the second issue! (W) Jacob Murray (A) Alice Li Barnes (CA) Tiffany TurrillCuripan recalls the origin of her immortality, as she reconsiders the rules and restrictions it has imposed on her existence….Read moreRead more

Pop Culture Phenomenon Magic: The Gathering Comes to BOOM! Studios in April 2021

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios announced today a new partnership, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), with Wizards of the Coast LLC that adds Magic: The Gathering to their exciting slate of fan-favorite properties. This historic beginning for the pop culture phenomenon launches with MAGIC, a new original comic book series from acclaimed writer…Read moreRead more

TOP COW MIXES HIGH FANTASY ALCHEMY WITH AZTEC MYTHOLOGY IN APRIL’S HELM GREYCASTLE

By Staff Reports Critically acclaimed writer Henry Barajas (La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo) teams up with artist Rahmat M. Handoko (Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Ultimate Spider-Man: Infinite Comic) and colorist Bryan Valenza (Witchblade) for the all new Latinx fantasy series Helm Greycastle. This four-issue miniseries will launch from Image/Top Cow Productions this April.  Helm Greycastle will…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces RADIO APOCALYPSE by Ram V, Anand RK & Aditya Bidikar

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce RADIO APOCALYPSE, a new series and mixtape for the end times from writer Ram V (Blue In Green, These Savage Shores), star artist Anand RK (Blue In Green, Grafity’s Wall), letterer Aditya Bidikar (The Department of Truth, Giga), and designer Tim Daniel.  Long after the rock out of space struck the…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Scout’s Honor #1

By Nolan P Smith Imagine if the world ended, and what ended up being the world’s sacred and guiding text is a Ranger Scout manual. Ok, now stop imagining, as this is the premise to Scout’s Honor, a new series from AfterShock Comics. From (w) David Pepose, (a) Luca Casalanguida, (c) Matt Milla, and (l)…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night #1

By Nolan P Smith The cover and synopsis drew me in enough to place the first issue on my pull list. My first Behemoth Comics review, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night has fear, mystery, and a new visage of death all in one. From (w) Ana Lily Amirpour and (a) Michael DeWeese, this…Read moreRead more

Mighty Morphin #3 Review: Red, White, and Green?

By Daniel Schwartz With over 20 years of shows and comics and multiple iterations of the team, it can be hard to know where to jump into the mythos of everyone’s favorite multi-colored fighting team. BOOM! Studios makes it easy by setting the story early in the team’s history. This is the team’s second iteration…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Interview- Writer Liezl Buenaventura (They Fell from the Sky-Mad Cave Studios)

Join Nolan Smith, Rebecca Benson and Kevin Hoskinson and they interview Writer Liezl Buenaventura about her upcoming series, They Fell from the Sky from Mad Cave Studios! Visit PastramiNation.com for news, reviews and more, and be sure to follow us on social media! Also, check out the audio version below!

Graphic Novel Review: Martian Ghost Centaur

By Evelyn Benson Junior Reviewer Releasing in a few months is a new edition to the Oni Press/Lion Forge library: “Martian Ghost Centaur.”  Seventeen-year-old Louie O’Connor, a young Southborough resident, tries to keep the town’s folklore and legends of the Sasquatch alive. Sasquatch sightings kept tourists flocking to this small town. However, “sightings” of said…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Deep Beyond #1

By Rebecca Benson This much-anticipated series, Deep Beyond, from Image Comics, will be hitting comic bookshelves soon Our story opens with the leader of a futuristic mission being under attack. This mission takes place in the depths of the deep of the North Atlantic. Observable is the effect of the attack. An unknown agent has…Read moreRead more

Veronica Mars Has Nothing on Sophie Cooper

By Staff Reports Richard Ashley Hamilton (How To Train Your Dragon, Trollhunters) has penned a comic for the times; a culturally authentic love letter to his hometown of Miami, sparked by personal experiences and run-ins with 90s newsworthy headliners and legends. Insight Editions are proud to announce Scoop: Buried Leads, written by Hamilton, with art…Read moreRead more

Vault Announce Gorgeous New David Mack Variant Covers for Hollow Heart #1

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce two gorgeous new David Mack incentive covers for Hollow Heart #1. Mack’s cover art will come in two different versions. A regular cover will be available as a 1:15 variant, while a deluxe foil edition printed on thick card stock will be available as a 1:30 variant. Hollow Heart…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at ORCS! #1 From BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the series launch of ORCS! #1, an all-new original six-issue comic book series, by cartoonist Christine Larsen (Adventure Time, By Night), about a band of misfit Orcs who set off into the great, wide Known World in search of glory and gold but find…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Pantomime #3 + ASL Review

By Rebecca Benson In Pantomime #3 from Mad Cave Studios, our beloved team is back at it again. They have declared war on the Manager. And it is a fight to the finish. No going back now. Using their training, learned from the Manager, the group attempts to free themselves from the Manager’s grasp. It’s…Read moreRead more

SEVERAL DC FUTURE STATE TITLES ALREADY HEADED BACK TO PRESS

By Staff Reports DC’s two-month Future State event launched this week with a bang, with titles receiving high praise from press, and incredible excitement from fans! The sales success and acclaim of this linewide look into potential futures of the DC Universe has resulted in the publisher returning to press to reprint several titles: Future…Read moreRead more

Limited Edition MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS Hardcovers Launch For Pre-Order Through Kickstarter

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced that, following the exciting new relaunch of the Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers series in 2020, the entire fifty-five issue flagship series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, along with several key tie-in issues, will be collected in six premium, limited edition Deluxe…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: The O.Z. #1

By Nolan P. Smith Alright, the truth is, I have never been the biggest fan of The Wizard of Oz. I liked the flying monkeys, but I don’t know; it never clicked with me. But I have been a big fan of David Pepose, the man who brought the world Spencer and Locke and Going…Read moreRead more

Graphic Novel Review: Spider-Man: Shock to the System

By Jeremiah Gagnon For today’s review, I check out Spider-Man: Shock to the System from IDW Publishing. The book is by Brandon Easton, Fico Ossio, Ronda Pattison, and Shawn Lee. The comic book opens up with a sneak peek of things to come right before traveling back in time to the day before; we see Gwen…Read moreRead more

Honor and Curse on Sale January 6th

By Staff Reports Honor and Curse, the first wave title that put Mad Cave Studios on the comics map, welcomes the return of Genshi, the Tengu, Akemi, and the rest of the Iga back shinobi thriller, featuring art by Mauricio Villarreal (Wolvenheart). Honor and Curse #7 (W) Mark London (A) Nicolas Salamanca (C) Tekino (L) Miguel…Read moreRead more

Spider-man’s New Costume Revealed In Amazing Spider-Man #61

By Staff Reports Over the years, Spider-Man has donned a host of iconic costumes from his classics digs to the black suit to Iron Spider. Now in 2021, everyone’s favorite wallcrawler will get a brand-new costume to add to his legendary wardrobe! Designed by superstar artist Dustin Weaver, this vibrant new look is unlike any…Read moreRead more

Read Byte Sized #1 from AWA Studios for FREE for the Holidays

By Staff Reports Happy Holidays from AWA! Get your FREE ISSUE of our new family-friendly robot action-adventure comic, Byte Sized #1 by writer Cullen Bunn and artist Nelson Blake II. Limited availability! Get your free digital access now: https://bit.ly/37CNvoa.

Graphic Novel Review: Teen Titans Go! Roll With It

By Evelyn Benson, Junior Reviewer The Teen Titans are back at it again! Let’s join our favorite super team in their game of “Basements and Basilisks.” Our story begins in a dark alley. Robin finds interest in a role-playing game to build teamwork skills. After dividing up the roles between the players, the teams are…Read moreRead more

DC’s Infinite Frontier #0 Brings Together the Best Creative Talent in Comics to Introduce the Next Phase of the DC Universe

By Staff Reports The DC Universe enters its next phase this March with the release of Infinite Frontier #0, a 64-page one-shot from the most creative and innovative storytellers in comics that sets the table for new tales, talent, and characters for 2021 and beyond. As Dark Nights: Death Metal exposes our heroes to the…Read moreRead more

New Creators Take on ‘Action Comics’ and ‘Superman’ in 2021

By Staff Reports Writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson (The Last God, Future State: Superman: Worlds of War) flies from DC’s Future State event in January and February back to the present DCU in March to join artists Phil Hester and Eric Gapstur for a two-part story that spans both Superman and Action Comics! “I can’t begin…Read moreRead more

NEW BETA RAY BILL SERIES SPINNING OUT OF THOR AND THE EVENTS OF KING IN BLACK!

By Staff Reports Beta Ray Bill recently made a thunderous appearance in the pages of Donny Cates and Nic Klein’s epic run on Thor. Now, the former Mjolnir wielder will get a brand-new limited series written and drawn by superstar creator Daniel Warren Johnson (Wonder-Woman: Dead Earth, Murder Falcon, Extremity)! BETA RAY BILL will begin…Read moreRead more

Get your hands on the rarest cover of the year’s hottest comic

By Staff Reports Vault Comics’ sold out, smash-hit comic GIGA is getting an exceptional, hyper-limited edition variant cover featuring beautiful spot foil and gloss, on deluxe heavyweight paper. With cover art by John Lê, and designed by Tim Daniel, this limited edition of 100 copies will never be reprinted. Order your copy, here! The collectible cover ships direct from…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: They Fell From the Sky #1

By Rebecca Benson New from Mad Cave Studios this winter is They Fell From the Sky. Readers are transported into a new journey, a space journey, that is! Tommy seems to be your average teenager. He’s got his routine of balancing school life, helping his family at their farm, bickering with his older sister, and…Read moreRead more