Only 44 Hours to Go Fund The Goon Movie on Kickstarter!

Time is ticking away! Only 44 hours to go to help support the first steps in making The Goon movie a reality. The Kickstarter project stats currently sit at: Backers: 6,663 Amount Pledged: $397,398 Goal needed to be funded: $400,000 So roughly around $4,000 to go! This project’ support has been phenomenal, as it…Read moreRead more

Mark Wahlberg Joins Michael Bay’s Transformers 4 + New Logo!

Well, things are looking up at least. Michael Bay, after dispelling the rumors earlier this week, has officially announced that Mark Wahlberg (Ted, Four Brothers) will star in 2014’s Transformers 4. For me, this is huge, as Mark is a tremendous actor, and any Bay Transformers can use all the help they can get. Check…Read moreRead more

World War Z- Official Trailer

Here it is! Check out the trailer for the big screen adaptation of Max Brook’s World War Z, starring Brad Pitt. The film has garnered a lot of heat in production: now that the trailer is out, what do you think? Personally, I like the Walking Dead zombies better, but I’ll save judgement until I…Read moreRead more

Valiant Masters: Ninjak Volume 1 Hits Stores February 2013

Valiant is bringing it back, old school. Check out the official press release for Valiant Masters: Ninjak Volume 1, by Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada… yup, That Joe Q. This looks like it should be a great collection, and Quesada’s artwork has always impressed me, even before he became Knighted at Marvel. Also, check out…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Shadowman #1

Reviewed by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writers: Justin Jordan and Patrick Zircher Artist: Patrick Zircher Publisher: Valiant Entertainment Website: In 1992, Shadowman blasted on the comic scene, and wow did he make an impact. One of the most memorable characters out of the Valiant Universe, Shadowman went on to cross media success with two…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Wreck-It Ralph

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation (Apple Valley) It’s hard to top a Disney animated feature. The quality, the stories, the emotional connections made: Disney knows how to please an audience. So with it’s latest outing, Wreck-It Ralph, Disney aims at not only its longtime Disney fanatics, but at the gamers of the world…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: The Man with the Iron Fists

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation (Apple Valley) I love a good Kung Fu flick, but they are few and far between in the mainstream media these days. So when a film comes out with Quentin Tarantino attached to it, and it boasts fighters galore, it’s easy to get excited. But Tarantino didn’t write…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Alex Cross

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation (Apple Valley) Action flicks are the bread and butter of the film industry; there is no denying that. We love to go to the theatre, check our brains at the door, and witness overdone explosions, thousands of bullets, and tougher than cheap beef jerky heroes. So, can you achieve this…Read moreRead more

David Yates Commits to Film Adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan

Get ready for the lord of the jungle. The news broke today that David Yates, the director of the last four Harry Potter films, has committed to jumping on board for the live action adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Tarzan. The film will be developed by Warner Bros, but that’s where the details end. Yates…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: 47 Ronin #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Writer: Mike Richardson Artist: Stan Sakai Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: Stories are one of the greatest things to be passed on by humanity, generation to generation. One of the greatest stories is the legendary tale of the 47 Ronin as they avenge the demise of their…Read moreRead more

The Legend of Luther Strode is Coming This December from Image Comics

The strange talent is now a legend. Earlier this year, Image Comics released an oddly named book called The Strange Talent of Luther Strode. Written by Justin Jordan and illustrated by Tradd Moore, the book transcended the everyday comic book level and became an instant classic. Anyone who know me knows how much I loved…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Colder #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Paul Tobin Artist: Juan Ferreyra Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: Don’t let the cover scare you away: Colder, at least this first issue, isn’t a spill your guts, blood to the gills book, but it is definitely a horror book. The latest in a strong of original…Read moreRead more

Alexa Vega is Ready for Machete Kills

She’s all decked out for a blockbuster sequel. Alexa Vega, of Spy Kids fame, sheds her wholesome image for a bikini and chaps as she becomes Killjoy for Machete Kills. No surprise, as director Robert Rodriguez was also behind the camera for the Spy Kids franchise. The sequel to the 2010 blood fest starring Danny…Read moreRead more

LAGRANGE – The Flower of Rin-ne Hits Neon Alley in January 2013

Neon Alley, VIZ Media’s 24 hour anime channel app available on the Playstation 3, will be debuting Lagrange- The Flower of Rin-ne in 2013. Check out the first English dubbed trailer below, and make sure to check out Neon Alley on the PS3! Also, check out Neon Alley on social media at:…Read moreRead more

The Hellboy Timeline: From Beginning to…End?

Check out the awesome timeline Dark Horse Comics sent out for Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. Hellboy in Hell hits stores in December 2012.

Tenth Anniversary Special of Firefly- November 11th at 10 pm on Science Channel

Browncoats unite!!! Firefly, the epic sci-fi TV show by Joss Whedon, is coming back to the small screen on November 11th. Firefly spawned a massive cult following, a feature length film, and is from the man behind this year’s smash hit, The Avengers. Check out the press release below, and help unlock Firefly videos! On…Read moreRead more

The World Collapses in December's BlackAcre from Image Comics

This is how we exist when the world goes to…you know. BlackAcre, a new series from Image Comics, shows what happens with the world indeed implodes from a variety of factors, and how life changes drastically. The book is already garnering much respect from the comic creator community, which is huge for a new writer…Read moreRead more

LAST FIVE DAYS! Let's Kickstart The Goon Movie!!!

Now is the time to make your voice heard!!! Oh yeah, and elections and all that. But I’m talking about helping out to fund The Goon movie! The Kickstarter project is in it’s last 5 days, and they still need to raise funds to make this happen! 4,222 backers thus far $290,397 raised thus far…Read moreRead more

Archaia's The Reason for Dragons Hits stores in 2013, Creators at This Weekend's Long Beach Comic and Horror Con!

Just got word that the creators for Archaia’s The Reason for Dragons will be on hand for this weekend’s Long Beach Comic and Horror Con! Check out the official info from Archaia below: Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 2, 2012) – Award-winning publisher Archaia Entertainment, known for breaking in up-and-coming comics talent like David Petersen (Mouse…Read moreRead more

US Luge Suits Up with Valiant's X-O Manowar

Time to suit up. Valiant Comics announced that they will be working with the USA National and Junior Luge teams to design both practice and competition race suits inspired by Valiant’s resident tin man, X-O Manowar. Personally, I think this is a great idea: it shows off one of the great art forms, comics, brings…Read moreRead more

Former WCW and NWA Pro Wrestler Brad Armstrong Passes Away at 51

It is with regret that we report that former WCW Pro Wrestler Brad Armstrong has passed away at the young age of 51. I remember seeing Brad on WCW, really talented guy. He is the brother of WWE referee Scott Armstrong and Brian “Road Dogg” James, and son of the legendary “Bullet” Bob Armstrong. Pastrami…Read moreRead more

Francesco Francavilla's Black Beetle Returns from Dark Horse

Awesome. Eisner and Eagle Award winner Francesco Francavilla is back with his noir hit, The Black Beetle! Francavilla has released some amazing work, including The Black Coat, his run on Daredevil, and of course, his Black Beetle work from Dark Horse Presents. The series should be a look for any comic fan next year!

Valiant Comics Goes to the Beginning with Harbinger #0 in 2013

Back to where it all started. Valiant announced today that they will be producing a #0 issue for their smash hit, Harbinger, in 2013. The issue focuses on Toyo Harada, the most powerful man in the Valiant universe. Check out the official info from Valiant below, and check out all the covers, including Valiant’s first…Read moreRead more

FREE Dark Horse Comics Digital Horror Sampler!!! Hellboy! The Goon! Edgar Allan Poe!

Want to check out some horror comics for Halloween for free? Dark Horse Digital is offering a sampler of some of their best offerings in the horror genre: Hellboy, The Goon, The Strain, Colder and more! I have read many of these books, and they are well worth the read!!! Ex Sanguine and Colder are…Read moreRead more

Ryp Provides Variant Cover for November's Witch Doctor: Mal Practice #1

Perfect for Halloween! Check out the variant cover for Image Comic’s Witch Doctor: Mal Practice #1, which is in stores this November! Check out the official info from Image Comics below: Just in time for Halloween, Image Comics and Skybound have announced a variant cover of WITCH DOCTOR: MAL PRACTICE #1 by renowned artist Juan…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Happy! #2

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Darick Robertson Publisher: Image Comics Website: In the first issue of the odd yet fascinating world of Happy!, we saw one time cop now turned hit man Nick Sax in the worst situation. Having been shot after a hit gone wrong, he was…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Bedlam #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Riley Rossmo Publisher: Image Comics Website: Just in time for Halloween comes a gripping, violent tale of a mad man on the path to wellness, but is that even possible? From the team of Nick Spencer (Morning Glories) and Riley Rossmo (Green Wake)…Read moreRead more

Disney to Purchase Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion + Episode 7 in 2015!!!

Another mega purchase by the House of Mouse. It seems like just yesterday that Disney bought Marvel Comics, and now they are in the news again, buying another giant in the entertainment industry, Lucasfilm. Here is the official word from the Associated Press: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney says it is buying ‘Star Wars’ maker…Read moreRead more

San Diego Comic Con Ups Contract to Stay in San Diego Through 2016

Great news! Comic Con International (CCI) has upped their contract one year, which will keep the massive San Diego Comic Con in San Diego at least up until 2016 according to the Santee Patch. Comic Con International’s SDCC is the largest pop culture event in the world, bringing together comics, movies, anime, video games, cosplay,…Read moreRead more

Teaser Poster for Next Year's The Wolverine Revealed

Gotta love the style. A teaser poster has been revealed for Marvel Comics The Wolverine, which hits theaters in July 2013. Directed by James Mangold, the film stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, and Hiroyuki Sanada, It was revealed that unlike what many expected, this film takes place after X-Men: The Last Stand….Read moreRead more