Chopping Block Review: CW's Arrow- Pilot Episode

By Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation This week saw the much anticipated debut of CW’s Arrow. Based off of DC Comic’s Green Arrow, the series is looking to fill the superhero gap left by Smallville. Yet, Smallville wasn’t a comic book fans dream come true all of the time: many heroes and villains were taken…Read moreRead more

MacGyver Returns This October From Image Comics

Get ready for MacGyver! Image Comics announced this week that one of the most innovative minds on television is coming to the four color page this October. This will be the first new MacGyver story in 20 years, so make sure to pick up the first in a 5 issue miniseries when it’s in stores…Read moreRead more

A Samurai Jack Movie???

Hey Jack! Samurai Jack was THE best cartoon on Cartoon Network, hands down, but it’s been gone for years. With hopes of a new series, a movie, anything, fans finally got some word, straight from the man himself. IGN spoke to series creator and visionary Genndy Tartakovsky about the long rumored new Samurai Jack project,…Read moreRead more

CW's Arrow Debuts October 10th + New Preview "Justice"

I am hoping this hits its mark. Arrow, based off of DC Comic’s emerald archer Green Arrow, gets the TV series treatment this fall with hopes of filling the gap left by Smallville. Set for a premeire night of October 10th, CW released a new trailer titled “Justice”. Now, I have zero expectations for this…Read moreRead more

The Office Ends with Season 9, Bryan Cranston to Direct an Episode

All good things must come to an end… that’s what she said! The news broke this week that the next season of NBC’s The Office will be its last. Reuters stated in an article that the ninth season will indeed be the last, and they plan to go out in style. Greg Daniels, Executive Producer…Read moreRead more

Marvel Comics Talks Fightin' Fanboys with TNA's Samoa Joe

Joe’s gonna kill you… The Marvel Comics website has an interview up with TNA Pro Wrestler Samoa Joe. In it, the Samoan Submission Machine talks when he got in to comics, his favorite books and characters, his upcoming 4-way match at Hardcore Justice, and who he would tag team with in the Marvel Universe. Here…Read moreRead more

Grimm Season 2 Starts Tomorrow, August 13th at 10/9 C !!!

(Photo courtesy of NBC Universal) Are you ready? Grimm, the runaway smash hit from NBC, is back for season two starting August 13th!!! Having watched the entire first season, I can tell you that Pastrami Nation has been waiting for this! Grimm had an amazing first season, an awesome showing at the San Diego Comic…Read moreRead more

45 Minutes Left for Agent 88!!! HUGE Update and Peter Mayhew…aka Chewbacca!

The time is upon us! Digger and his Agent 88 Kickstarter project has only 45 minutes left to go!!! The amount raised is HUGE, check out the page for the full number!!! Make sure to go check out the Kickstarter page now while there is still time! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1460783231/agent-88-the-web-series ALSO, check out a video with the…Read moreRead more

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

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

Chris Jericho Done with the WWE This August?

Break the walls down!!! In an interview with Iconvsicon.com, WWE Superstar Chris Jericho made it clear the August will be the end to his run in the ring. Jericho stated that once his new Fozzy album hits, that will be it for him: “I came back to the WWE and as of August 14, 2012,…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

Wolverine Vs Batman: Fight!!!

Who really is the best there is at what they do? The people over at Super Power Beat Down (http://superpowerbeatdown.com/SPBD.html) have made an amazing live action battle between the Dark Knight and the Astonishing X-Man. VERY high production quality, the actors give a SPOT ON performance: this is something comic fans NEED to see! Take…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: Even More Costumes from Comic Con International

The pics just keep on coming. Check out some more awesome costumes we ran in to at the San Diego Comic Con. The Boy Wonder All Grown up… Finish Him! Now THAT’S Steampunk! The Humanoid Typhoon with the traveling priest with a past… Don’t fear the reaper…

Breaking Bad Receives 13 Emmy Nominations

Run. AMC’s Breaking Bad made a huge impact on the 2012 Emmy Nominations, receiving 13 nominations! Nominations include for Bryan Cranston for Outstanding Actor, and a showdown between Aaron Paul and Giancarlo Esposito for Outstanding Supporting Actor. Check out the news from AMC below, and check out the article on AMC HERE. This morning the…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Costumes Around the Convention

You won’t believe the things I’ve seen. Check out some of the most unique, odd, and cool costumes we saw at SDCC! All pictures are by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation. Tony Stark hit rock bottom at the con. Mega Men… Aquaman NEEDS water! An awesome Steampunk lady… A beautiful Ms. Marvel……Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: From the Nerd Prom Dance Floor

Nerd Prom! It’s a term used by the mainstream media to define the SDCC Masquerade. In reality, it’s not the Masquerade, but the MASSIVE party going on in the Sails Pavilion across the hall from the actual Masquerade event. Pastrami Nation dove right in to heart of Nerd Prom, and this is what we found.

SDCC 2012: Holy Batmobiles, Batman!

A man needs his car. Just outside of the SDCC held a sight to see: every Batmobile, on display for the public. From the Adam West Batman series to Batman Forever to Christopher Nolan’s Bat trilogy, they were all there to see in person. Check out the most iconic car in comics, right here at…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

Breaking Bad Season 5 Premiere is the Most Watched Episode Ever!

Magnets!!! Might as well have been magnets, because the ratings skyrocketed for yesterday’s premiere of the fifth season of Breaking Bad. For the record, it did not disappoint! They are all back: Walt, Jesse, the whole gang is back and it throws the viewers for a loop right from the start, which is of course,…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: AMC'S The Walking Dead Season 3 Trailer

The dead aren’t the only thing to fear. Check out the premiere trailer for the third season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, which is, of course, based off of the Image Comic by Robert Kirkman. HUGE trailer, with lots of WHOA moments. The Walking Dead returns this October. For more information on the show, check…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Coverage from the Con Floor!

Check out a few quick pictures from the San Diego Comic Con! Check out the signing with the stars from Breaking Bad (Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) smiled and waved for our camera!), Dick Tracey investigating something afoot, a Predator who defeated the Avengers, the merc with a mouth Deadpool guarding the exit, and a zombie…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Masquerade is Tonight!

As they say, the freaks come out at night. Tonight marks the annual San Diego Comic Con Masquerade! The most elaborate costumes are saved for this event, but we wanted to bring you some costumes from the convention floor to hold you over. Check back for pics from the Masquerade and more from the mother…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Masters of the Universe Classics

By the power of Grayskull!!! Mattel came alive today with a plethora of new Masters of the Universe Classics figures, including the winner of the create-a-character contest, Castle Greyskull Man! Check them out below, and look for more official word as we get it! Personally, I am thrilled that Ram Man is coming in 2013,…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Wired Cafe with Kevin Smith and more!!!

Photo Credit- Getty Images/Jerod Harris The stars all come out to Comic Con, and evidently to the Wired Cafe! As press, we were able to visit the Wired Cafe, which hosted many, many actors and talents, as well as a provided a moment to unwind from the madness of the con. No pictures outside of…Read moreRead more

SDCC Is HERE!

Today is the day! Pastrami Nation is on the road to San Diego! Look for news, pictures, updates and all that as the event of all events gets going: the San Diego Comic Con!

Breaking Bad Season 5 Trailer: Time Bomb

Walter White is back. AMC’s mega hit show Breaking Bad is back with Season 5, starting July 15th. Check out the newest trailer below and get ready for the action and tension that is uniquely Breaking Bad. If you have never seen an episode, here’s a quick synopsis: Walter White (Bryan Cranston) is a chemistry…Read moreRead more

WWE's AJ Talks Comics at Marvel Comics HQ

Wrestling, comics, and beautiful women…a triple threat made in heaven. Marvel Comics released the newest episode of The Watcher, which features a chat with WWE Diva AJ. AJ, who is shining on WWE programming as of late, dropped by Marvel’s HQ in New York to talk about..what else, comics. Find out here favorite character, storyline,…Read moreRead more