The Avengers Endgame Review

By Nolan P. Smith The entire Marvel Cinematic Universe has been building to this moment, to the endgame. In last year’s Avengers: Infinity War, we saw our heroes lose in a fight against the Mad Titan, Thanos, and half of existence paid the price. Now that Avengers: Endgame is here, does it live up the…Read moreRead more

Toy Fair 2017: Mezco Wows with 2017 One:12 Collective Lineup, Includes Netflix Daredevil, Darkseid and Popeye

Mezco One:12 Collective

Mezco revealed their latest One:12 Collective Figures at Pre-Toy Fair Event By Nolan P. Smith Mezco has been winning the 1/12 scale figure war in my book, as their releases have been top notch. Figures like Batman V Superman’s Batman and Armored Batman, The Dark Knight Returns Batman, Green Arrow, Daredevil, and more have all…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for Impressive New Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI & Hall of Armor Set

Iron Man Mark VI Kicks Off the new Hall of Armor Lineup By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, delights Marvel superhero and action fans as it open pre-orders today for a special new release from Tamashii Nations of the S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark VI…Read moreRead more

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Shows that we do indeed need a civil war By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—With the third installment in the Captain America series of films, heroes go head to head with heroes as all war breaks out: Civil War, that is. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo (Captain America: The Winter…Read moreRead more

Breakdown of the New Captain America: Civil War Trailer- Brings the Fight

Round One Begins in Captain America: Civil War By Nolan P. Smith Whoa. For those that haven’t seen it, the new Captain America- Civil War trailer is out, and it has a cameo by a certain, classic costumed webslinger. The latest trailer has dropped and has not disappointed. The trailer is below if you haven’t…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

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

Comikaze Expo 2015- The Stan Lee Museum

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by the Pastrami Nation team (Jason T. Smith, MrandMrsSmith, DimSumHottie and Nolan P. Smith) One of the attractions to this past weekend’s Comikaze Expo was the Stan Lee Museum a space devoted to the father of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee. The museum featured just about anything Stan Lee- from original…Read moreRead more

New Comicave IRON MAN Super Alloy 1/12 Scale “Shotgun” Figure Debuts From Bluefin Distribution

By Nolan P. Smith News today came in from Bluefin as they announced the release of the Iron Man Mark XL “Shotgun” Super Alloy 1/12 Scale figure from Comicave Studios! I saw the prototypes of these 6 inch scale Iron Man figures at the San Diego Comic Con this year, and I have to say;…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2015: Bluefin- Dragonball Z, Samurai Star Wars, Iron Man and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith Bluefin had two booths at SDCC (Bluefin and Bluefin/Tamashii Nation), featuring a load of various products the company is importing stateside. These include the popular Dragonball Z figures, the Super Mario Bros. figures, the samurai inspired Star Wars line, Iron Man figures,…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Announces Their Exclusives Available at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con

By Nolan P. Smith Bluefin, the distributor that has brought us some of the best toys and collectibles from Japan, Hong Kong and more (like Dragon Ball!), announced their Comic Con International plans, better known as the San Diego Comic Con 2015, and they do not disappoint! Exclusives range from Dragon Ball, Gundam, Batman, Iron…Read moreRead more

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer is Here! There Are No Strings on Me…

By Nolan P. Smith It’s finally here! The first official trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron hit the internet today, and man is it good! Watch as the maniacal Ultron (James Spader) narrates a trailer of destruction and loss… a haunting glimpse into what is in store for Earth Mightiest Heroes! Check it out and…Read moreRead more

Marvel Proudly Announces Superior Iron Man

By Staff Reports Marvel is proud to announce the release of Superior Iron Man #1 by series writer Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among Us) and series artist Yildiray Çinar (Supergirl). Beginning in November 2014, Tony Stark will give into his ego and return to his billionaire playboy roots of self-obsession and superficiality. Senior Editor Mark…Read moreRead more

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Actor James Avery Passes Away at the Age of 65

By Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation (California)– James Avery, the head of the Banks family in the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has passed away at the age of 65. Avery, best known for his role on The Fresh Prince, passed away at a Los Angeles hospital on December 31st, according to reports. His…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Film Review: Iron Man 3

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation When we last saw the armored Avenger, Iron Man, he was fighting side by side with the likes of Captain America, Thor and the Hulk as they fended off aliens and a god. That was what cemented the new cinematic Marvel Universe as a household name. With Phase 2 comes…Read moreRead more

New Iron Man 3 TV Spot from the Kid’s Choice Awards

It’s almost time to suit up. This weekend’s Kid’s Choice Awards brought with it a brand new TV spot for Iron Man 3, which shows off more Iron Man armors, including one that is most likely the awesome Hulkbuster suit. Check it out below: [youtube]

New Suits for Iron Man This December

It’s all about the power suit, or suits in this case. Marvel Comics announced today that Iron Man will don not one, but two new armors. December’s Iron Man #3 and #4 will show off these two, shiny new armors, built for specific situations. First is a new take on the stealth armor, which I…Read moreRead more

Marvel NOW: Iron Man #1 Cover and Details Revealed

No longer the armored Avenger…no…Iron Man is now the Iconic Avenger. Which fits as his armor is as every bit iconic as Captain America’s shield and Thor’s hammer. posted an interview today with new series writer Kieron Gillen, where he talks about Iron Man, the man behind the mask, and what’s in store for…Read moreRead more

The Cost of Being Iron Man

That’s A LOT of money! In the same vein as the Cost of Being Batman post (which was posted days ago right here on Pastrami Nation), has made a cool visual about what the cost would be to be a real life armored Avenger. Take a look…and let’s see who’s Tony Stark rich…

Pastrami Nation's Jason T. Smith Makes it in the SDCC 2012 Souvenir Book

His name is in the records book…or at least the souvenir book. We almost forgot to post up that Pastrami Nation Co-Founder Jason “The 40 Pound Voice” Smith made it into this year’s San Diego Comic Con Souvenir Book! Check out his Iron Man above! In the future, be on the look out for giveaways,…Read moreRead more