SDCC 2019: A Glimpse Into the Greatness

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan Smith and Jason Smith Comic Con International: San Diego is easily the biggest and most known of the comic conventions. Known as SDCC, the annual convention took over the San Diego Convention Center once again, with events taking place across the surrounding historic Gaslamp District. Fans of comic…Read moreRead more

Toy Fair 2019: NECA Unveils Toony Terrors, Predators, Godzilla, Horror and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos from NecaOnline.com I have been awaiting NECA’s reveals for the New York Toy Fair, as NECA is one of my all-time favorite companies. Their Predators and Aliens are amazing, and it looks like we are set for an awesome 2019. Reveals at the show include Toony Terrors 6 inch line,…Read moreRead more

Best of 2018: Action Figures and Collectibles

By Pastrami Nation Staff Photos by Jason T. Smith 2018 brought the world some fantastic action figures, making it so hard to choose just 5. Hasbro released some amazing Marvel Legends, Mezco’s King Kong is a work of art, Creative Beast Studio’s debuted their impressive Beasts of the Mesozoic, and the Transformers shined with Power…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast: Toy Fair 2017, John Wick Chapter 2, The Great Wall and More

Pastrami Nation’s latest podcast covers the amazing toys of Toy Fair, the John Wick sequel, and the international blockbuster The Great Wall For our latest podcast, the group (Nolan, Jason, Robert, Mychal and Erik) talk about their favorite reveals at the New York Toy Fair, the awesomeness of John Wick Chapter 2, the surprise international…Read moreRead more

Toy Fair 2017- NECA Reveals Life Size Foam Weapons, Batman/Aliens, Gremlins and More

NECA surprises with a slew of new items at Toy Fair By Nolan P. Smith NECA, best known for the amazing sculpts and expert articulation of action figures like Predator, Aliens, Rocky, and more, went in to the New York Toy Fair with some of the best kept secrets at the show. This includes three…Read moreRead more

Toy Fair 2017: NECA Introduces the NECA Club x Alien

NECA Unveils Details on New NECA Club X Alien Introducing NECA CLUB x ALIEN! We’re excited to announce our new NECA CLUB x ALIEN program with huge perks to our most loyal Alien action figure fans! Beginning with our Aliens Series 11 Assortment, buy every NECA Alien action figure that we release this year as part of the NECA CLUB x ALIEN program, and…Read moreRead more

Best of 2016- Action Figures

Mythic Legions, Tamashii Nations, One: 12 Collective and more take our top honors for 2016 By Nolan P. Smith With 2016 in the rear view, it’s time to look back and see what the year brought us in pop culture. For action figures, it was quite the year. It was hard to narrow the list…Read moreRead more

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Licensees Take on Comic Con International; San Diego

By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is heading to Comic-Con International: SanDiego (SDCC) 2015 in support of its licensing partners as they feature exclusive products and giveaways throughout the four-day event.  From Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to DC Super Hero Girls to Scooby-Doo and more, fun offerings can be found for…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2013: NECA

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation All photographs by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith NECA is known for their highly detailed collectibles based on film, movie and video game licenses. At SDCC so far, they have shown more of what fans want: amazing, accurate collectibles. From the upcoming Kick Ass 2, to Pacific Rim…Read moreRead more

NECA ANNOUNCES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2013 EXCLUSIVES LINE-UP

Hillside, NJ – July 11, 2013 – National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) today announced the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 exclusive merchandise line-up, available directly at the show with limited quantities available online July 17-21. Four limited-quantity convention exclusives, created just for the event, have been revealed and include: KICK-ASS 2 “Betsy Ross” Axe Handle…Read moreRead more

Big Red Predator Out From NECA- Also, Check Out Big Red in Batman: Dead End!!!

It’s a fan’s dream come true. In the latest wave of Predator figure comes something nobody ever thought they would see: a Big Red Predator figure. From NECA, who has made some of the most detailed action figures on the market comes a Predator straight out of a fan made film back in 2003, a…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: NECA Shows Off Prometheus, Rocky, Gears of War and More

Bringing the big screen to the display case. NECA showed off a number of impressive pieces at SDCC, and all featured the high level of quality we have come to expect from the company. On display were figures based off of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Rocky, Predator, Rambo, Assassin’s Creed, Gears of War, Borderlands 2 and…Read moreRead more