TKO Gets an Eisner Award Nomination

By Staff Reports We are proud to announce that our graphic novel SENTIENT has been nominated for a 2020 Eisner Award in the Best Limited Series category. Eisner Award-Winners Jeff Lemire and Gabriel H Walta created a beautiful story of humanity and strength, and it is wonderful to see that work honored. SENTIENT is the…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Receives 13 Eisner Award Nominations

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is delighted to share with you this year’s Eisner Awards 2020 nominations. The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material published in comics and graphic novels. Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the awards are in their fourteenth year of highlighting the…Read moreRead more

SENGI AND TEMBO Is Coming This Fall to SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports Dramatic life changes force a mouse and an elephant, both inhabitants of the African savannah, to rethink how they have understood their worlds, causing them to form an unusual bond of friendship. That’s the story of SENGI AND TEMBO, coming this fall from Scout Comics. Created, Written, and Illustrated by Guiseppe Falco,…Read moreRead more

GALACTIC RODENTS OF MAYHEM (GROM) Is Landing In Comic Stores This Fall

By Staff Reports Fueled by the power of nostalgia, GALACTIC RODENTS of MAYHEM is an 80’s/90’s Saturday morning cartoon on roids! It’s the capybara lovechild of STAR WARS and TMNT! Come for the nostalgia, stay for the MAYHEM! Tell me that doesn’t sound amazing! From writer Gilbert Deltrez (LAIR, THE DEEP DARK), artist Sebastian Navas…Read moreRead more

Z2 Comics Announces Gorillaz Almanac

By Staff Reports Stop the presses! Twenty years in the making, the Gorillaz ALMANAC is the very first annual by Gorillaz, published this October 2020 in partnership with the renowned Z2 Comics. Inspired by the great British tradition of the hardback annual, Gorillaz ALMANAC is a full colour, one-of-a-kind, fun-packed, 120+ page, sideways homage to two glorious decades of Gorillaz. Jammed with exclusive new artwork, including…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast! Star Wars Voting, New Comic Book Day, Mike Tyson, RIP Shad Gaspard

Premiering today at 5:00 p.m. PST on YouTube! Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith, Jason Smith, Eddie Aguirre, and Kevin Hoskinson for our latest podcast! On this episode, we talk about the Hasbro Pulse fan voting for their Star Wars: The Black Series action figures, the return of new comic books (finally!), Mike Tyson’s potential return…Read moreRead more

Green Lantern Earth One Vol. Two Arrives July 28

By Staff Reports Manhunters, alien races, rings of power—it’s a lot for the people of Earth to absorb. Especially when an interplanetary incident forces their protector, Hal Jordan, to leave on a rescue mission that results in the discovery that there’s a new player in the galaxy: Yellow Lanterns! In this sequel to Corinna Bechko…Read moreRead more

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Comics’ Brightest Celebrate Eighty Years of Galactic Peacekeeping

By Staff Reports “In brightest day, in blackest night, No evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil’s might, Beware my power, Green Lantern’s light!” Since the first Green Lantern was introduced in All-American Comics #16 in May 1940 by artist Martin Nodell and writer Bill Finger, the Green Lanterns have been fan-favorite characters with millions of comic book fans. From that first ring-wielding Lantern to…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at James Tynion IV & Michael Dialynas’ WYND #1

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the surprise release of WYND #1, kicking off an all new original limited series by the award-winning superstars James Tynion IV (Something is Killing the Children, Batman) and artist Michael Dialynas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), with letterer Aditya Bidikar (Isola). Tynion IV and Dialynas…Read moreRead more

Coming This June, The Powerful Story of YASMEEN From SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports Scout Comics is launching modern-day tragedy Yasmeen this June, created by Saif A. Ahmed with art by Fabiana Mascolo, letters by Robin Jones and Travis Czap as Script Editor. After rejoining her family in America after surviving two years of slavery under the ISIS terrorist regime in Mosul, an Iraqi teenage girl…Read moreRead more

DC Announces DCeased: Hope at World’s End

By Staff Reports DCeased, 2019’s blockbuster series, makes its DC DIGITAL FIRST debut with new original stories set before the fall of Earth! Fan-favorite Injustice: Gods Among Us writer Tom Taylor’s epic DCeased story line continues on May 19 with DCeased: Hope at World’s End with art by Dustin Nguyen, Renato Guedes, Carmine Di Giandomenico…Read moreRead more

Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo Debut SEVEN SECRETS from BOOM! Studios in August

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today announced a new original comic book series, SEVEN SECRETS, from New York Times bestselling author Tom Taylor (DCeased) and fan favorite artist Daniele Di Nicuolo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), about seven powerful secrets—words, wonders, weapons, and worse—with the power to change the world. For centuries, the Order has trusted…Read moreRead more

Graphic Novel Review: Dungeons and Dragons- Days of Endless Adventure

By Jeremiah Gagnon For this review, I look at a book focused on something I know all too well: Dungeons & Dragons. Let’s take a look at Dungeons and Dragons: Days of Endless Adventure from IDW Publishing. This collection is written by Jim Zub, with art by Max Dunbar, Nelson Daniel, Netho Diaz, John-Paul, Joana…Read moreRead more

Interview with artist Dawn McTeigue

By Nolan P. Smith Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith and Eddie Aguirre as we interview the talented Dawn McTeigue! It debuts at 8PM PST on May 13th! We talk about comics, hats, SuperBoop Squad, and more! PLUS- Dawn is giving away a signed comic book to one lucky winner! Also, we are giving away TWO…Read moreRead more

Superman Smashes the Klan Review

By Nolan P. Smith Editor In 1946, the Adventures of Superman radio show had a story titled “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” as our hero took on a group of White Supremacists across 16 episodes. That story is what inspired this Young Adults collection, Superman Smashes the Klan- which consists of the three-issue mini-series that…Read moreRead more

Scout Comics Proudly Presents: IT EATS WHAT FEEDS IT – A New Three Issue Mini-Series Premiering In June

By Staff Reports Scout Comics has announced It Eats What Feeds It, a brand new three-issue mini-series written by Max Hoven & Aaron Crow (Fall Peak) and illustrated by Gabriel Iumazark (The Last Broadcast), that is howling with love and terror. What’s it about? Here is straight from Scout: “The goofy teenage caretaker of an…Read moreRead more

Coming Soon From Scout Comics- Children of the Grave

By Nolan P. Smith Amidst the tranquility of a new earth, a boy uncovers an extra-terrestrial mystery that exposes not only the destruction of the world that came before, but the imminent demise of his own. That’s the premise behind Children of the Grave, a new series coming soon from Scout Comics. From Writers Samuel…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Mega Podcast!

Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Mega Podcast! Join Nolan, Jason, and a slew of amazing podcasters, reviewers, and guests from our eight-year history! We talk about pop culture during these COVID times, debate what franchise is doing better in 2020 (Star Wars or Star Trek), and learn about our amazing giveaways that end on May 13th!!!

Pastrami Nation Mega Podcast Set for May 9th- Celebrate and Win!

By Nolan P. Smith Editor On May 9th, we will hold the largest podcast we have ever had, with Pastrami Nation podcasters from throughout our eight year history joining us for our Mega Podcast!!! The podcast will be recorded and uploaded to YouTube and SoundCloud on the night of May 9th, with giveaways running until…Read moreRead more

Power-Con Postponed Until 2021 – Online Experience to Be Announced Soon for 2020

By Staff Reports As the safety and well-being of fans is of the upmost importance, the team at Power-Con has decided to postpone our 2020 event. Power-Con will return September 11 & 12, 2021 to the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, California. Everyone at Power-Con has remained optimistic that the 2020 event could continue as originally…Read moreRead more

Infamous Serial Killer Still At Large? NAILBITER: RETURNS This June

By Staff Reports The beloved thriller/horror comic series by Joshua Williamson (The Flash, Birthright) and Mike Henderson (Dead Man Logan, Daredevil) is back this June from Image Comics in the highly anticipated new chapter, Nailbiter: Returns #1. Sixteen of the world’s worst serial killers were all born in the same small town…but Agent Finch and…Read moreRead more

JY Introduces Characters from Svetlana Chmakova’s The Weirn Books, Vol. 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods

By Staff Reports JY, the Yen Press imprint dedicated to middle grade readers, introduced the leading characters of The Weirn Books, Vol. 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods, the first volume in a brand new series by Svetlana Chmakova, the creator of the best-selling graphic novels Awkward, Brave and Crush. Widely praised for creating…Read moreRead more

Graphic Novel Review: Something is Killing the Children Volume 1

By Nolan P. Smith  Editor When the small town of Archer’s Peak, Wisconsin, starts having children go missing or die in violent ways at an alarming rate, the unexplained happens. Their only hope is a young woman with big eyes, a mask displaying wicked fangs, and a talent for killing monsters. Welcome to the world…Read moreRead more

Life is Strange – Strings Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Based on the 2015 episodic video game Life Is Strange, Titan Comic’s “Life is Strange: Strings” is the continuing story of young photography student Max Claufield, who is suddenly gifted with the ability to rewind time. Using her unique gift, she was able to reconnect with her old friend Chloe as well…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: No Heroine #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor My favorite kind of stories are ones with the protagonist and supporting cast that I can relate to in some way. Maybe it’s their sense of humor or quirky nature, but most of the time, it is their humanity. Frank Gogol created Dead End Kids last year, an incredible three-issue…Read moreRead more

The Last Ronin Imagines a Dark Future for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Straight from TMNT Creators Eastman and Laird

By Staff Reports Springing from a lost 1987 storyline by TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, the much-anticipated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin will be available this summer from IDW Publishing (OTCQX: IDWM) in an epic oversized five-issue miniseries! In a future New York City far different from the one we know…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer Reading Guide

By Staff Reports Black Hammer, the critically acclaimed action-adventure series by creator Jeff Lemire (Essex County, Sweet Tooth) with art by Dean Ormston (Lucifer, 2000 AD) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy), continues to expand, featuring work by a variety of talented artists. While there are many points where a new reader could enter the Black Hammer-verse,…Read moreRead more

Bigfoot Bill 2 IndieGoGo Campaign Ends Today!

By Nolan P. Smith In the world of video games, many of us know the name Earthworm Jim. The classic game character was created by Doug TenNapel, who has kept the legacy of the character going with AMAZING hardcover comic books and art books. Now, TenNapel is back with a new story to another creation…Read moreRead more

Vault and Level52 Studios Announce Epic HEATHEN Statue

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is extremely excited to announce that they have partnered with Level52 Studios to create a limited edition statue of Aydis, the main character from Natasha Alterici‘s hit Vault series, HEATHEN. Viking. Woman. Warrior. Outcast. Aydis, the intrepid protagonist from the smash hit comic HEATHEN by Natasha Alterici, comes to life as a 1:6 scale…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast- SDCC 2020, Quibi, Animal Crossing, and Linebreakers Art Drive!

By Nolan P. Smith Join Nolan Smith, Eddie Aguirre and Kevin Hoskinson for a social distance, recorded Pastrami Nation podcast! On this episode we discuss the cancellation of the San Diego Comic Con, Quibi, Animal Crossing, Linebreakers Charity Art Drive and more! Check out video and audio versions below! www.pastramination.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pastramination Instagram: @pastramination Twitter:…Read moreRead more