Movie Review: Instant Family

  By Kevin Hoskinson When it comes to movies like Instant Family, it can be a hit or miss affair. Sometimes they are too sappy for their own good, talk down to their audience, or don’t know how to juggle the comedy and drama. Fortunately, for this film, they found a delicate balance between humor…Read moreRead more

GKIDS Acquires North American Rights to Animated Feature “Lupin the 3rd: The First”

By Staff Reports GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced that it has acquired the North American distribution rights for the animated feature LUPIN THE 3RD: THE FIRST, a new animated feature from director/screenwriter Takashi Yamazaki (STAND BY ME DORAEMON, DRAGON QUEST: YOUR STORY). The “LUPIN THE 3RD” franchise,…Read moreRead more

Vigor is Coming to Nintendo Switch

By Staff Reports Bohemia Interactive is proud to announce that their popular shoot-and-loot title, Vigor, is coming to the Nintendo Switch™. After the news was announced on March 26th on the Nintendo Direct showcase, players have the opportunity to participate in the Closed Beta from April 9th to April 16th. Enrollment to the beta will…Read moreRead more

Titan Reveals New Horizon Zero Dawn Comic Series Starring Aloy And Talanah

By Staff Reports Titan Comics and Guerrilla embark on an exciting adventure together, as they announce the first original comic book series set in the world of the global smash-hit PS4 game Horizon Zero Dawn. The hotly-anticipated debut issue is set to arrive in stores summer 2020 with a cover by superstar artist Stanley “Artgerm”…Read moreRead more

Moons of Madness Is Now Available On Consoles

New Nintendo Direct Mini Highlights a Wide Variety of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch this Year

By Staff Reports During the latest Nintendo Direct Mini video presentation, Nintendo shined the spotlight on a breadth of different types of games launching for the Nintendo Switch system in 2020 – some of which are available today! Games featured in the video include sprawling role-playing adventures like Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition and BRAVELY DEFAULT…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces Local Comic Shop Gift Card Initiative

By Staff Reports In order to support local comic shop retailers in these trying times, Vault Comics has announced their LCS Gift Card Initiative. It’s simple: readers who purchase gift cards from their local comic shop will receive free, early copies of HEAVY #1 by Max Bemis & Eryk Donovan, and HUNDRED WOLVES #1 by Myke…Read moreRead more

Bravestorm Explodes onto DVD and VOD

By Staff Reports Two families must join forces to save Earth in timeline-hopping mecha-action film, BraveStorm, which makes its U.S. debut on DVD and VOD on April 7! Written and directed by Junya Okabe (TV’s “Blader”), the film stars Shunsuke Daitô (TV’s “Fringe Man”, “Tokyo Alice”) alongside Shu Watanabe (TV’s “Security of Justice”, “Giver: Revenge’s…Read moreRead more

All 94 Episodes of Rurouni Kenshin Are Coming to Funimation

By Staff Reports Get ready for a classic binge! All 94 episodes of Rurouni Kenshin are arriving on Funimation subbed and dubbed, thanks to our partners at Aniplex. RELATED: Select Monogatari Titles Come to Funimation Starting March 24, you can stream the original Rurouni Kenshin series in its entirety. Originally airing in Japan in 1996,…Read moreRead more

My Hero Academia Season 4 Reveals Hawks, New Endeavor Suit for Final Episodes

By Staff Reports The official Japanese Twitter account for My Hero Academia has revealed new key art for the final episodes of Season 4, hyping the arrival of the fan-favorite Wing Hero: Hawks! In addition to the official anime arrival of Hawks (who debuted in My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising), it looks like Number One…Read moreRead more

A Letter to Our Comic Industry Partners from Chris Ryall, IDW’s President, Publisher, and Chief Creative Officer

By Staff Reports To Our Partners Throughout the Comics Industry, Last week, we sent out a statement to the comics community in which we pledged our support for the Direct Market during the current health and economic crisis. We’ve been keeping a very close eye on the public discussions taking place in forums and on…Read moreRead more

WWE Offers Free Access to WWE Network, Including Every Past WrestleMania

By Staff Reports Beginning today, WWE is pleased to unlock a vast portion of the WWE Network library and extend free access to thousands of hours of extraordinary on-demand content, including every WrestleMania in history, countless pay-per-view spectaculars, original documentaries and more, for a limited time. This unprecedented offering to WWE fans worldwide includes each…Read moreRead more

The Resistance #1 Review- Too Close to Reality

By Nolan P. Smith When I got the email on what books came in for me this past week, I have to say that I was most excited to see the lineup for AWA Studios. First on the list is The Resistance #1, from writer J. Michael Straczynski and artist Mike Deodato Jr., Frank Martin…Read moreRead more

“Free The Three”: 3 From Hell Review

  By Kevin Hoskinson From the twisted mind of Rob Zombie comes the third installment in the disturbing saga of the Firefly family. Starting in 2003 with “House Of 1,000 Corpses” and continuing in “The Devil’s Rejects,” Zombie has continued the story in “3 From Hell”, a captivating, if not conventional (by his standards) horror…Read moreRead more

ORIGIN PC Joins Folding@Home Research Efforts Using Gaming PC Power

By Staff Reports ORIGIN PC and CORSAIR are putting out a call to action to all PC gamers and PC users around the world to join Folding@Home to help accelerate the research of COVID-19. Folding@Home works by simulating the dynamics of coronavirus proteins to aid in the discovery of potentially druggable pockets. To help with…Read moreRead more

FaZe Clan’s First #Fight2Fund Online Pro-Am Tournament Raises Nearly $50,000 In Support Of Communities Affected By COVID-19

By Staff Reports FaZe Clan, the world’s most popular esports and gaming entertainment collective, activated the global streaming community for positive action during the current pandemic with its first #FIGHT2FUND online pro-am tournament earlier this week. Organized by FaZe Clan in less than 48 hours, the worldwide community galvanized for the first competition in the…Read moreRead more

Sonic The Hedgehog Debuts Early on Digital March 31 and 4K, Blu-ray, DVD on May 19

By Staff Reports Get ready for epic fun and super-sonic action when everyone’s favorite hedgehog races home in the blockbuster hit SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, debuting early for purchase on Digital March 31, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and for rental on demand or disc…Read moreRead more

Your Island Getaway Starts Now! Animal Crossing: New Horizons is Now Available

By Staff Reports Picture it: You just landed on your own deserted island paradise. You instantly find your inner peace as you hear the soothing sound of ocean waves. You set up your new tent and, before calling it a night, decide to wander around the island to take it all in. Before long, you…Read moreRead more

Kodansha USA Publishing Reveals Summer & Fall 2020 Debuting Print Titles

By Staff Reports Kodansha USA Publishing revealed details of their lineup of print Kodansha Comics and VERTICAL releases from June 2020 to January 2021, as distributed by Penguin Random House. Kodansha Comics Codename: Sailor V Eternal Edition The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm Volumes 1 & 2 Mashima HERO’S Volume 1 Orient Volume…Read moreRead more

Learn How to Safely Support Your Local Comic Shop with This Instructional Webcomic

By Staff Reports Thank you to Image Comics for sending this over!

Wrestlemania Moves to Two Nights, April 4th and 5th, Hosted by Three-Time Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski

By Staff Reports WrestleMania, for the first time ever, will be held as a two-night event streaming on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5 at 7 pm ET on WWE Network and available on pay-per-view. The two-night pop culture extravaganza will be hosted by three-time Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski. Tune in to SmackDown…Read moreRead more

A Statement from Pastrami Nation Regarding the Coronavirus, Pop Culture and More

By Nolan P. Smith Editor I have watched the world change in a matter of days, as we all have. It went from precautions to self-isolation and social distancing in the blink of an eye. First and foremost, I hope everyone reading this is safe and healthy. What we are seeing is a nation driven…Read moreRead more

Shadow Man Remastered Video Game from Nightdive Studios & Valiant Entertainment

By Staff Reports Valiant Entertainment has partnered with Nightdive Studios to develop a remastered edition of the classic action-adventure video game SHADOW MAN. The remastered edition will be coming to Windows PC via the Steam and GOG platforms, as well as to the PlayStation, Xbox and Switch consoles. This partnership continues Valiant’s expansion into other…Read moreRead more

Vault Unveils Vault Vanguard Con, A Virtual Convention!

By Staff Reports As part of Vault’s ongoing virtual convention, Vault Vanguard Con, the publisher announced a plethora of new online events that will take place over the next week. Download the Vault Vanguard Sneak Preview HERE! First, Vault will hold a reddit AMA on the r/comics subreddit tomorrow, Thursday March 19th, from 4:00-5:00pm MST….Read moreRead more

Life is Strange: Partners in Time #1 Preview

By Nolan P. Smith Titan Comics shared with us a preview of the upcoming Life is Strange: Partners in Time #1, hitting stores April 15th! Based on the ultra-popular game, get ready for more and check out the trailer! Time-rewinding photographer Max has spent years trapped in an alternate reality, running from her responsibilities…and from the…Read moreRead more

Bounty Battle, the Unique Beat-Em-Up Featuring Your Fave Indie Fighters Arrives This Summer on PC and Consoles

Vault Announces VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE Series

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce that they have partnered with Paradox Interactive to publish the official Vampire: The Masquerade comic book series. The first comic in the series will be available for purchase from comics retailers across the US in July 2020. The comic is co-written by Tim Seeley, Tini Howard,…Read moreRead more

Stjepan Šejić Releases the Full Set of Sunstone Volumes for Free Amid Coronavirus Crisis

By Staff Reports Looking for something to do while isolated at home? Comic book creator Stjepan Šejić has you covered if you like mature readers comics. He released the full set of his Sunstone comic book PDF’s, all six volumes, for free. Free! In a Facebook post, the creator mentioned to  “stay safe out there….Read moreRead more

All of Devil’s Due’s Digital Comics Are Free This Week

By Staff Reports In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Devil’s Due Comics wants to do their part by helping you stay healthy and safe, and combat another side affect of all of this – CABIN FEVER! All digital comics offered through our webstore are free to download for the next week. So cozy up with…Read moreRead more

The Invisible Man (2020) Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Director Leigh Wanell’s updated version of Universal’s “The Invisible Man” is a pulse-pounding experiment in tension and horror. It exceeds expectations while also subverting modern horror tropes. It’s not an easy movie to watch, especially if you have been a victim of domestic violence or any abuse, but it’s a great movie…Read moreRead more