SDCC 2017- Cosplay Round 1!

Cosplayers took center stage at the San Diego Comic Con By Nolan P. Smith When you think of conventions, you think of long lines, autographs, and, of course, cosplay. The cosplayers were out in full effect in San Diego, this is a mere sampling of the amazing cosplay around the convention floor. More photos coming […]

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First So Cal Comic Convention of 2017 is the Comic Excitement Convention- Jan 14th and 15th

First Year Comic Excitement Convention Brings Two Full Days of Big Name Guests From Cosplay, Comic Books and More! By Staff Reports Convention season starts with a bolt of lightning in just under two weeks at the Los Angeles Convention Center at Comic Excitement Convention! The first year convention will bring celebrity guests, cosplay stars […]

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Comikaze Expo is Now Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, Taking Place THIS Weekend

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con Flys Into Los Angeles By Nolan P. Smith As fans flooded Los Angeles starting Friday, they attended the show with a brand new name. Now known as Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, the convention is packed with fan favorite celebrities, comic book creators, pop culture icons, convention exclusives […]

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Long Beach Comic Con 2016- Dragonball, Robocop and Automobiles

By Jason T. Smith The Long Beach Comic Con kicked off today, and with it, troves of fans from across Southern California, tons of cosplayers, and more. Saturday was packed, from aisle to aisle. Vendors ranging from artists, writers, comic publishers, cosplayers and more all too over the Long Beach Convention Center. Celebrities were on […]

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This Weekend Brings Pop Culture to Life with the Long Beach Comic Con

Long Beach Comic Con Reignites Firefly with Partial Cast and More By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– This weekend, the sunny city of Long Beach will once again bring together a plethora of artists, writers, movie stars, cosplayers, fans and more as the Long Beach Comic Con smashes its way into So Cal. One of […]

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SuperToyCon Cosplayers

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Check out some photos we snapped of cosplayers at SuperToyCon this past weekend in Las Vegas. Though there weren’t a whole lot of cosplayers walking the convention floor, we found some pretty great costumes! Check them out!

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WonderCon 2016- The Coverage Continues

From Supergirl, a certain Radar Tech and everyone’s favorite Wookie, check out more cosplay from WonderCon 2016 By MrandMrsSmith All photos by Jason R. Smith WonderCon may be over, but the cosplay coverage continues to flow! From Supergirl to Matt the Radar Tech, Wondercon had some amazing cosplays! Check out some of the very best […]

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Victorville Resident Dove Into WonderCon with Deep Sea Cosplay

Steampunk Ariel Came to Life at WonderCon By Nolan P. Smith (Victorville) WonderCon, the massive comic book and pop culture convention, was a hit this past weekend, with costumes, or cosplay, around every turn. For Victorville resident Rebecca Rubio, she dove ‘Under the Sea’ and brought to life a cosplay inspired by Ariel from Disney’s […]

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WonderCon 2016 is Here! Flashback Friday to WonderCon 2015

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, Jason R. Smith, and DimSumHottie WonderCon 2016 is now upon us. Starting Friday, March 25th and running through Easter Sunday, WonderCon brings the greatness of comic book conventions to Los Angeles. Tickets are still available at http://comic-con.org/wca, but only certain passes are still […]

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Long Beach Comic Expo Announces Special Guests, Sponsorships and Programming Highlights for February 20 & 21

By Staff Reports In advance of  Long Beach Comic Expo, Mad Event Entertainment  unveils an all star guest line up, along with sponsors, innovative programs and new partners, in preparation for the 7th annual Long Beach Comic Expo this coming weekend. The Expo will play host to more than 120 guests and 80 panels and […]

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Best of 2015- Cosplay

By the Pastrami Nation team With the last installment of our Best of 2015 series, I guess you can say we saved the best for last as we select our top cosplays of 2015. The Pastrami Nation team went to quite a few cons in California this year, including the San Diego Comic Con, WonderCon, […]

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Cosplayer Spotlight: Will Blagg

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Pastrami Nation is excited to spotlight one of the best cosplayers in the High Desert this time around, as well as one of the most recognized cosplayers around the convention circuit. He graced the front page of the Los Angeles Times as the menacing Predator, check out the spotlight […]

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Cosplayer Spotlight: Peachy-Hime Cosplay

Cosplayer Spotlight: Peachy-Hime Cosplay Cosplayer Spotlight: Peachy-Hime Cosplay By Nolan P. Smith Cosplay fanatics of the world, rejoice! We are back once again with another Cosplayer Spotlight! Want to be considered to be featured? Shoot us an email at nolan@pastramination.com with a few photos of your cosplay, we would love to see your creativity shine! […]

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Cosplayer Spotlight: Ivy Tenebrae

By Nolan P. Smith With this edition of the Cosplayer Spotlight on Pastrami Nation, we are excited to once again spotlight an international cosplayer! From the United Kingdom, we are proud to spotlight Ivy Tenebrae from the United Kingdom! All photos provided by Ivy Tenebrae. What are some cosplays that you have done? “I have […]

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