Washington State Summer Con Wows With Celebrities, Cosplay and More

By Jason R. Smith Photos by Adrienne Smith and Jason R. Smith There is one word to sum up our time at the Washington State Summer Con – wow! Taking place at the Washington State Fairgrounds, there is no shortage of space. From autograph alley to the vendor and artist section there is a huge…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2019: Day Two Cosplay and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Day two of WonderCon 2019 rolled through Anaheim on a hot and sunny Saturday! Not only did this day have the actors from the upcoming Shazam film, an announcement by Mark Hamill, and more, but it had some outstanding cosplay! Check out…Read moreRead more

A Fairytale Twist On Deadpool 2 The Whole Squad Can Enjoy Arrives On Digital With Movies Anywhere And Blu-ray January 15

By Staff Reports From the studio that brought you Anastasia and Ever After comes a fairy tale that doesn’t go by the book. Everyone’s favorite disreputable Super Hero returns with a twist on Deadpool 2 that the whole gang can enjoy.  Watch Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) as he teams up with Domino (Zazie Beet), Cable (Josh Brolin) and the rest of the…Read moreRead more

Deadpool Takes Over Planet Hollywood in Vegas for a Super Duper Pool Party

By Staff Reports Join in celebrating the Blu-ray™ and digital release of one of the year’s most over-the-top films with Deadpool 2 Super Duper Cut activations throughout Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. In partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Deadpool will take over Planet Hollywood all month-long with a specialty room package, themed food…Read moreRead more

Deadpool “Believe in Your Selfie Museum” Comes to NYC

By Staff Reports If you didn’t think the “selfie museum” craze could get any more ridiculous, just wait until Deadpool gets his [baby] hands on one of his very own! Deadpool and Friends’ Believe in Your Selfie Museum, a limited run photo opp pop-up, makes the ultimate superhero landing in New York City’s West Village just…Read moreRead more

Deadpool 2 Trailer!

By Nolan P. Smith “I was born into war…” Those are the first words out of a battle hardened Cable, played by Josh Brolin, in the latest trailer for Deadpool 2. The trailer keeps the zaniness alive, with action figures, green screens, and jabs at bad writing. The movie looks to ramp up the utter…Read moreRead more

Best of 2016- Movies

Captain America: Civil War, Jungle Book, Deadpool and More are our Top 5 of 2016 By Nolan P. Smith As 2016 has come to a close, one word comes to everyone’s mind: reflection. The year brought us some amazing films, which made it hard for only pick 5 for this list. Nonetheless, here is our…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2016: Mezco One 12 Collective Amazes With Reveals

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith Mezco has delivered one of the greatest lines of action figures in recent memory with their One 12 Collective line. At Comic Con this year, they really showed an expansion in their line, adding some characters that surprised fans instantly. Like the…Read moreRead more

Countdown to Comic Con Giveaway! WIN a SEALED Funko Deadpool Pop! Mystery Figure!

Want to win a Funko Deadpool Pop! Mystery Figure? Enter Now! By Nolan P. Smith This week marks the kick-off of Pastrami Nation’s Countdown to Comic Con Giveaway! Every week up right up to the San Diego Comic Con in July, we will be giving away something full of pop culture awesomeness! This week, we…Read moreRead more

Deadpool Breaks Records with $135 Million Opening: 5 Reasons on Why Deadpool Worked

Why the Deadpool movie broke records worldwide By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—The news is everywhere- Deadpool has smashed so many records with its $135 million dollar opening. Taking the crown for not only this weekend, but for Valentine’s Day weekends and rated R openings as a whole, the merc with a mouth was laughing…Read moreRead more

Deadpool Review: Defining the Rated R Superhero

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—One of the most anticipated films of 2016 is officially now in theaters across the world: Deadpool has hacked his way onto the silver screen, and the world of cinematic superheroes will never be the same. The Deadpool name in films has been mired in controversy and setbacks for…Read moreRead more

Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #1 Review: Island of Misfit Mercs

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Deadpool is everywhere now: he has multiple series and mini series, a movie hitting the big screen, and merchandise at every mall. So now, we get another series, this time, a team book lead by the Merc with a Mouth- but is Deadpool and the Mercs for Money worth…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man/Deadpool #1 Review: Spider-Pool

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—It’s no surprise- we are in the age of Deadpool. The crimson and black merc for hire has never been more popular- with multiple comic book series, spin-off characters like Gwen Pool, a video game, and the all-important cinematic debut set to hit theaters next month, Mr. Pool is…Read moreRead more

FIRST LOOK: More Deadpool? More Fun- Check out Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #1

By Staff Reports Deadpool, Deadpool and more Deadpool! That’s right – he may be an Avenger now, but he’s also got his own team of private mercenaries. And they’re all coming at you in DEADPOOL AND THE MERCS FOR MONEY #1 – a brand new limited series coming this February from creators Cullen Bunn and…Read moreRead more

Marvel Reveals the STORY THUS FAR!

By Staff Reports You won’t believe what happens next! As All-New, All-Different Marvel continues to capture the imagination of comic fans the world over, prepare for the start of the second arc of your favorite new series with brand new STORY THUS FAR VARIANTS. Coming to the first issue of select second arcs, experience all…Read moreRead more

Deadpool & Cable: Split Second #1 Review- One Crazy Second

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—This February, Deadpool will debut on the big screen and further cement himself as a household name. But before that happens, Marvel has brought the online Infinite series, Deadpool & Cable-Split Second, to the printed page. Having not read the online miniseries, this first issue is my introduction to…Read moreRead more

Best of 2015- Action Figures

By Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith 2015 was a great year for action figures: from Star Wars to dinosaurs, the action figure game was stepped up once again. Some from the giants in the industry, and some from new companies eager to show what they can do. So, without further delay and in…Read moreRead more

The New Deadpool Trailer is Here, Just in Time for Christmas!

By Nolan P. Smith TRAILER FOR MATURE VIEWERS “This is a different kind of superhero story.” As a Christmas present tot he world, FOX has released the new Red Band trailer for Marvel’s merc with a mouth, Deadpool, and what a trailer it is! We get to see ‘Pool slice and dice, confront Russian X-Man…Read moreRead more

JUST ANNOUNCED ON EW: Meet Stefan Kapicic, the Serbian actor inside the 7-and-a-half-foot tall mutant Colossus in Deadpool

By Staff Reports (Article from http://www.ew.com/article/2015/12/22/deadpool-colossus-stefan-kapicic) We had something awesome shared with us: meet Stefan Kapicic, the man behind the Russian X-Man, Colossus in the upcoming Deadpool movie! Check out the interview below, and check out the full article on Entertainment Weekly at the link above!!! 1.Did you have previous knowledge of Deadpool? Were you…Read moreRead more

Epic Rap Battles of History: Deadpool Vs. Boba Fett!

By Nolan P. Smith “…with five lines in the trilogy, and one of them was AAAH!” Epic Rap Battles of History have brought the world of pop culture a meeting of the minds that can only be explained as EPIC. With their bonus battle, we have, in the red corner, the merc with a mouth,…Read moreRead more

Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015- Deadpool, Disney, Batman, and More!

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– The holidays are here, and you most likely have someone in your life that is into “geek” culture- comic books, movies, video games, all that fun stuff. Well, we decided to help you find that perfect gift with our Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015! For our selections, we went…Read moreRead more

The New Dynamic Duo? Check Out a Look at Spider-Man/Deadpool #1

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Two great tastes that taste great together! Now starring together in their own ongoing series! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #1 – wallcrawling, wisecracking and bad guy stabbing into your hearts this January! Blockbuster creators and legendary Deadpool creative team of Joe Kelly and…Read moreRead more

Deadpool Creator Rob Liefeld Returns to the Merc with a Mouth in 2016 for Marvel’s Deadpool: Bad Blood OGN

By Staff Reports Comics legend Rob Liefeld returns to Marvel alongside fan-favorite X-Men ’92 writers Chris Sims & Chad Bowers for an explosive new adventure starring the Merc With a Mouth. Today, Marvel is pleased to Deadpool: Bad Blood – the newest Original Graphic Novel hitting stores worldwide next year! Debuting in a high-end, oversized…Read moreRead more

Comikaze Expo 2015- The Cosplay- Part 2

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, MrandMrsSmith and DimSumHottie To continue the cosplay coverage, we are proud to bring you more directly from the Comikaze Expo floor! From a female M. Bison, a peaceful Deadpool, the deadly Foot Clan, Minions, Dr. Strange and more, there was so much to…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

Ryan Reynolds Reveals that Deadpool Movie will be Rated-R in Style- Check out the Video!

By Nolan P. Smith The Merc with a Mouth has arrived… and on Extra! Revealed on Ryan Reynold’s Twitter (@VancityReynolds), fans got an awesome treat on April Fool’s Day as Reynolds shot a link to a very special Extra interview with A.C. Slater himself, Mario Lopez. Just watch the video and jump for joy, as…Read moreRead more

Ryan Reynolds Reveals Official Movie Costume for Deadpool Via Twitter

By Nolan P. Smith Can’t keep a good merc down. After the announcement hit that the long awaited Deadpool flick was now fast tracked, in production and starring big screen funny man Ryan Reynolds, fans waited eagerly to see how this would shape up. One major factor is, of course, the costume. Deadpool, the merc…Read moreRead more

Deadpool Number 250 Puts the DEAD in DEADPOOL!

By Staff Reports That’s right – if you add together all the Deadpool series (creatively), April’s DEADPOOL #45 marks Wade Wilson’s landmark 250th issue! How will he be celebrating? DEATH! No, really. Wade’s about to reach the end of the line, but he’s not gone yet. Prepare for a colossal-sized series finale the likes of…Read moreRead more

Ryan Reynolds To Return as Deadpool, Production Starts in March

By Nolan P. Smith Let’s hear it for the Merc with a Mouth! Reports have been flying today that Ryan Reynolds is close to signing the deal to return as Wade Wilson, aka Deadpool. Reynolds portrayed the mercenary in the first Wolverine solo film, and has been attached to the project for some time. That,…Read moreRead more

Deadpool Invades Marvel’s 75th Anniversary For Epic Variant Covers in October!

By Staff Reports This October, Marvel celebrates its milestone 75th Anniversary – commemorating three quarters of a century of the best stories, the most iconic characters and one of the biggest legacies in entertainment. Oh, and Deadpool. The Merc With a Mouth is invading Marvel’s milestone anniversary for a series of special Deadpool 75th Anniversary…Read moreRead more