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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Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con: Expanding Every Year

Comikaze Expo is Now Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, and the Fans Respond by the Thousands By Nolan P. Smith The newly christened Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con kicked off on Friday, continuing with a massive Saturday showing. One constant theme, one constant comment heard around the show and via social media. What […]

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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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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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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: Manuel Majarian

By Nolan P. Smith We are proud to bring you another installment of the Pastrami Nation Cosplayer Spotlight! Are you a cosplayer? Shoot us an email at Nolan@pastramination.com with your name, location, and a couple of cosplay photos so we can consider you for our spotlight! This time, we spotlight someone new to the world […]

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Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Part 1- Cosplayers, Comic Books, and the King of the North Invade the LBC

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) took place this weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, and did so in a super heroic fashion. The MAD Event Management Production brought together a great mix of independent comic book publishers and creators, major […]

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Cosplayers! Submit Your Photos for Our New 'Cosplayer Spotlight'

By Nolan P. Smith Attention cosplayers! Here at Pastrami Nation, we are going to start a weekly spotlight of the best and most creative cosplayers we can find called ‘Cosplayer Spotlight’. How do we start this? With YOUR help! So cosplayers, submit your information and photos we can post online to nolan@pastramination.com, and once a […]

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