ICYMI: Little Mama Review: Smile Through the Storm

By Nolan P. Smith It’s not every day I start a book and can’t put it down. But that is precisely what happened when I decided to start reading Little Mama one night. I have said numerous times that the art form of a comic book can tell any story, and with this book, that…Read moreRead more

Little Mama Review: Smile Through the Storm

By Nolan P. Smith It’s not every day I start a book and can’t put it down. But that is precisely what happened when I decided to start reading Little Mama one night. I have said numerous times that the art form of a comic book can tell any story, and with this book, that…Read moreRead more

Love: The Dinosaur Review- Silent Greatness

Magnetic Releases Another Masterpiece with Love: The Dinosaur By Jason T. Smith Magnetic Press, now known as the Magnetic Collection from Lion Forge, has given us a lot to “love” with their beautifully illustrated hardcover Love animal series. It all started with Love: The Tiger, where we got our first taste of these amazing silent…Read moreRead more

The Magnetic Collection at Lion Forge Announces The Sound of the World by Heart

Magnetic to release the solitary tale The Sound of the World by Heart By Staff Reports Keep an eye on the new issue of PREVIEWS, which announces a brand new Magnetic title coming out in March — THE SOUND OF THE WORLD BY HEART by Giacomo Bevilacqua! Sometimes what you don’t see is what matters…Read moreRead more

Best of 2016- Comic Books

Animosity, Love: The Lion,  Black Hammer and more round out the Top 5 Comic Books of 2016 By Nolan P. Smith 2016 is now just a memory, but for the comic book world, it holds plenty of great books to enjoy. The year saw DC take control of the market with Rebirth, Marvel went to…Read moreRead more

Magnetic Press Earth Day Fundraiser for World Wildlife Fund

Magnetic Press Wants You to Love the Planet This Earth Day (By Staff Reports)– This Earth Day weekend, Magnetic Press and the creators of the Eisner Award nominated LOVE wildlife graphic novel series, Federico Bertolucci & Frédéric Brrémaud, are holding a three day long #LoveThePlanet fundraising sale and social media competition for the World Wildlife Federation. From 12:01AM Friday morning to…Read moreRead more

Love: The Lion Extended Preview + Love series wins Gold at Indie Book Awards

Love: The Lion Hits This June from Magnetic Press, Check Out a Preview (By Staff Reports)– Magnetic Press is thrilled to release a 6 page preview of the forthcoming graphic novel LOVE: THE LION, illustrated by Federico Bertolucci and written by Frédéric Brrémaud.  LOVE: THE LION is the third volume in the internationally renown LOVE series of silent, all-ages graphic novels that…Read moreRead more

PREVIEW: Golem from Magnetic Press Hits Stores March 30th, Check Out a Preview Now

The latest from Magnetic Press, Golem, Hits Shelves This Week By Nolan P. Smith Thanks to Magnetic Press, check out a preview from their latest graphic novel, GOLEM, written & illustrated by LRNZ. What’s it about? Here’s the official word from Magnetic Press: Set in a future, post-Eurozone Italy, entrenched in a culture of hyper-capitalism, GOLEM follows young…Read moreRead more

Magnetic Press Announces Four New Titles for Summer 2016

Magnetic Press ushers in a heatwave of releases for the summer (Staff Reports)– Just ahead their hometown convention C2E2, Magnetic Press announces four new graphic novels as part of their June through August 2016 summer publishing lineup. WARSHIP JOLLY ROGER by Sylvain Runberg & Miquel Montllo, LOVE: THE LION by Federico Bertolluci & Frédéric Brrémaud, HUGO BROYLER by Mike Kennedy & Francisco Velasco, and RE-PRO-DUCT by Austin…Read moreRead more

Poet Anderson- The Dream Walker Review: Walking the Line

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– The line between our world and the that of dreams is so small, yet so far apart. What we do in our dreams shouldn’t affect our awake self, right? Or maybe the dream world is full of corruption and evil much like our world- enter Poet Anderson: The…Read moreRead more

Best of 2015- Graphic Novels

By Nolan P. Smith The graphic novels released in 2015 have been superb- with so many quality books, it was hard to narrow it down to the great eight. But the honor can only go to a few, so here is Pastrami Nation’s Best of 2015- Graphic Novels, in no particular order. The Private Eye-…Read moreRead more

A Glance Backward Review: The Strange Journey of Life

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Joey is an eleven year old boy in for the journey of his life. Whisked away to a fantastical land full of delight and danger, he is faced with the harsh reality of the world, and in the end, faces what it means to grow up from being…Read moreRead more

Magnetic Press Announces Illustrator’s Edition of Bengal’s Luminae #1 for Local Comic Shop Day

By Staff Reports Magnetic Press is excited to announce a special, limited Illustrators Edition of Bengal’s Luminae #1 being offered exclusively to retailers participating in this year’s LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY, held on November 28th. Limited to 500 copies, this high-quality single-issue Illustrators Edition presents superstar artist Bengal’s stunning pencil and ink artwork for the full 28 page first chapter of his…Read moreRead more

Magnetic Press Announces First Slate of Second Year Titles

By Staff Reports First-year, Eisner-nominated publishing company Magnetic Press recently completed its second successful appearance at the annual San Diego Comic-Con International, with their first star-studded panel featuring award-winning artists and creators, as well as a peek at new titles slated for release in Year Two. Following a first-year slate that contained twelve books, forty-four…Read moreRead more