VIZ Media Welcomes My Hero Academia Creator Kohei Horikoshi at Comic-Con International 2018

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, will welcome MY HERO ACADEMIA creator Kohei Horikoshi for his first-ever North American professional appearance at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018. Kohei Horikoshi is scheduled to participate in a variety of events during…Read moreRead more

San Diego Comic Con Kicks Off This Week

Comic Con Brings Plenty to the Convention Center and Downtown San Diego By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—In Southern California, the summer means vacation, beach visits, and the return of the San Diego Comic Con. Pastrami Nation will once again be covering the show all week, bringing you a ton of photos and information throughout…Read moreRead more

San Diego Comic Con Takes Over So Cal This Week

The con of all cons is here as the San Diego Comic Con is nearly upon us By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– For fans of comic books, movies, television shows, video games, anime, manga, cosplay and more, this week heralds in the mecca of pop culture as the San Diego Comic Con once again…Read moreRead more

VIZ Media Details Pokemon Adventures Creator Events at 2016 Comic-Con International

VIZ to host creators of the famed Pokemon Adventures manga series at the San Diego Comic Con By Staff Reports– VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly presents the creators of the famed POKÉMON ADVENTURES manga series – Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi…Read moreRead more

March to WonderCon 2016- A Cosplay Flashback to WonderCon 2014

Take a look back at the cosplayers of WonderCon 2014 By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Editor (Victor Valley)– WonderCon 2016 is this coming weekend to the Los Angeles Convention Center. As we get ready to attend the Comic Con International convention, we have been taking a look…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2015: San Diego Comic Con 2015 Cosplay- Cowboy Bebop, King of Fighters, Harley Quinns and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith The San Diego Comic Con has come to an end, so relive the moments with some Comic Con cosplay! Here’s a brand new batch of photos straight from Comic Con! From a few Harley Quinns, a female Spike from Cowboy Bebop, the…Read moreRead more

San Diego Comic Con 2015 Part 1- Cosplay, Collectibles and Grant Morrison

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith (San Diego)– Comic Con International- San Diego started off with a bang on Wednesday for Preview Night, and the crowds didn’t stop on a very packed and entertaining Thursday. Comic Con attendees enjoyed the trademark So Cal weather we all know and…Read moreRead more

10 Tips to Survive Your First Convention

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—The summer convention season is in full effect. With Anime Expo, Comic Con International- San Diego, and Disney’s D23 Convention all taking place this summer in Southern California, many attendees will be first time con-goers, and that can be quite the shock. What do you bring? What do you leave…Read moreRead more

Winter is Coming: McFarlane Toys and HBO Global Licensing Announce Agreement To Create a New Construction Line Based on the Critically-Acclaimed Series Game of Thrones

By Staff Reports McFarlane Toys, in partnership with HBO Global Licensing, announced today a new licensing agreement to bring the global television phenomenon Game of Thrones to the construction toy aisles this Fall 2015. In 2014, Todd McFarlane’s award-winning toy company, McFarlane Toys, revolutionized the construction brick aisle with its introduction of realistic and highly…Read moreRead more

ComiXology Reveals Full Schedule and Exclusives at Comic Con International 2015

By Staff Reports Join comiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform, at this year’s Comic-Con International for panels, giveaways, signings, sales and more at their booth, panels and online from July 8th to July 12th at the San Diego Convention Center! ComiXology (booth #2547) will be hosting ten panels this year at the show and during…Read moreRead more

Viz Media Welcomes the Creators of New Ultraman Manga Series to 2015 Comic-Con International: San Diego

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, proudly presents the first-ever U.S. appearance by the creators of the new ULTRAMAN manga series at the 2015 Comic-Con International: San Diego. Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction…Read moreRead more

Marvel Television Returns to Comic-Con San Diego- Sneak Peek at the New Seasons of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter

By Staff Reports SPOILER ALERT! The stars of Marvel Television are coming to San Diego Comic-Con for can’t-miss panels, exclusive signing events and more! On Friday, July 10th, the world-famous Marvel Television Presents panel returns as Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television) brings you exclusive news and surprises about your favorite action-packed Marvel series on ABC.  Join…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2015- Bringing Pop Cultrue Greatness to Southern California

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Comic Con International’s WonderCon 2015 once again invaded the Anaheim Convention Center, and attendees from across the states gathered by the thousands. Featuring small press, local creators, comic book publishers, video game studios, film studios, and more, WonderCon exceeded expectations when it comes to pop culture. As with every…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2015 Descends on Anaheim this Weekend

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Fans of comic books, movies, television series, cosplay and more will all be gathering in Southern California this weekend as WonderCon Anaheim once again invades the Anaheim Convention Center on April 3rd– 5th. In 2014, WonderCon brought in nearly 60,000 attendees to the Orange County area, bringing vendors, comic book…Read moreRead more

Comic Con International 2014 Begins This Wednesday

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—It is the largest pop culture convention in the world, and it is right here in sunny Southern California. The time has come once again for Comic Con International to take over San Diego, with heroes, villains, and much more. Whether you are an avid comic book fanatic, movie buff,…Read moreRead more

GBJR Toys SDCC 2014 Exclusives Rundown

By Staff Reports GBJR Toys has announced their plans for the mecca of pop culture, the Comic Con International, also known as the San Diego Comic Con! SDCC 2014 Exclusives with TOYNK, Troma and Hollywood Posters. Get the limited Mr. Gone battle damaged figures from TOYNK #3511 and the Plushie Toxie doll (50pcs) from Troma…Read moreRead more

NBC, Universal Television Ready to Invade Comic-Con With Panels and Parties

By Staff Reports NBC and Universal Television have announced their plans for the upcoming Comic-Con International gathering in San Diego, which runs from July 24-27. The network will present panels for returning series “The Blacklist” and “Hannibal” while Universal Television will host panels for NBC’s “Grimm,” its A&E series “Bates Motel” as well as a…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Unveils The First Wave of 2014 Comic-Con International Exclusive Books and Products

By Staff Reports July means the most anticipated event of the year in pop culture is just weeks away! As we rapidly approach the doors opening to the world on July 23, Dark Horse announces the first wave of 2014 SDCC exclusives, available in the expanded Exclusives Store at booth #2615! Dark Horse has produced…Read moreRead more

Eisners Annouce 20 Nominations for Image Comics

By Staff Reports Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2014 this morning, 17 of which were published by Image Comics. An additional three nominations were shared with other publishers, bringing the total nominations for Image Comics to 20. Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ SAGA, a winner of previous…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse 2014 Eisner Nominees Announced

By Staff Reports (MILWAUKIE, OR)—Comic-Con International has announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2014! Dark Horse Comics has twelve category nominations and one shared nomination. The nominees, chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel form today, from children’s…Read moreRead more

Warner Bros. And Comic-Con Turn Fans Into Super Heroes With Official Bag Of SDCC 2013-Complete With Cape!

BURBANK, Calif. (July 11, 2013) — It’s a backpack. It’s a cape. It’s a backpack with a cape! Warner Bros. Entertainment will once again sponsor the official bag at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013, to be distributed to fans when checking in at the Con, the Studio announced today. This marks the fourth year that…Read moreRead more

Image Comics Announces Panels for SDCC- Comic Con International

By Staff Reports The Image Comics programming for Comic-Con International have been announced! Six panels, ranging from an Eisner-nominated creative team’s conversation to star-packed discussions of genre and what’s next for Image Comics, will take place over the four-day convention taking place from July 18 through July 21. The first Image Comics panel of the…Read moreRead more

IDW Announces SDCC 2013 Exclusives

(San Diego) – IDW Publishing is renowned for having great exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con International every year, but 2013 finds them taking it to the next level. See below for a complete list of SDCC exclusives, which promise to be the most sought after of the show! Some of the items will be available…Read moreRead more

WonderCon is Here! Who’s going?

WonderCon! WonderCon has invaded Southern California this weekend, the Anaheim Convention Center to be specific. Pastrami Nation will be there to cover the event: look for pictures, news, and more as we head to the Anaheim!

WonderCon 2013 is Coming to Anaheim This Weekend!

By Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation (Anaheim) This weekend, superheroes, actors, comic book creators, and more invade Anaheim as WonderCon returns to the city once again. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center beginning March 29th and spanning over the entire Easter Weekend, WonderCon is a comic book/pop culture convention from Comic Con International, the same company…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

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!