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

Total Recall 2012: No, They Are Not Real

Photo Credit: SplashNews It’s been spreading like a wildfire since the San Diego Comic Con. No, they are not real: none of them. Actress Kaitlyn Leeb has made it clear to fan boys across the globe regarding the prosthetic she wears in the new Total Recall film in an interview she did with the Calgary…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Marvel Universe Figures

Big things come in small packages. The 3 3/4 inch Marvel Universe line had a lot to show at SDCC, including some surprises. Shown were waves that include Nova, Kang, the Scarlet Witch, Puck and Blastaar. New two packs were also shown, featuring a black FF Spider-Man and a white FF Dr. Doom. She Hulk…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: DC Direct

Well, it’s that time again. Our SDCC coverage is beginning to come to a close, but the news from the con, as well as the most up to date news in comics, toys, video games and more will continue on strong here at Pastrami Nation! Check out the awesome showing that DC Direct had, including…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Dark Horse Comics Announces Dragon Resurrection

One of the big announcements at SDCC came from Dark Horse Comics in the form of Dragon Resurrection. Check out the press release from Dark Horse Comics below: DARK HORSE DEBUTS DRAGON RESURRECTION AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2012! MILWAUKIE, OR, JULY 20—At San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend, Dark Horse announced it would publish the…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Sideshow Collectibles

(All pictures are taken by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation) Sideshow always steals the show. Sideshow Collectibles showed off their high quality products, including statues, bust and some of the most realistic action figures you have ever seen. From G.I Joe to Star Wars, Lady Death to the Grim Reaper himself, even…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers

(All pictures were taken by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation) T-U-R-T-L-E Power meets Morphin time! The heroes in a half shell and the Power Rangers were big at SDCC: from their presences at the Nickelodeon booth, to the free IDW TMNT comic that was being handed out, to the cart in the…Read moreRead more

Prime Cut Review Flashback: 2012 Eisner Award Winner-Jim Henson's Tale of Sand

By Nolan Patrick Smith Writers: Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl Artwork: Ramón Pérez Rating: T for TEEN- 12 and up, may contain mild violence or mild profanity, brief nudity Publisher: Archaia Entertainment Website: http://www.archaia.com/ Every so often, we come across something so unique, so off the wall that it blows away any and all expectations….Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Even More Costumes from Comic Con International

The pics just keep on coming. Check out some more awesome costumes we ran in to at the San Diego Comic Con. The Boy Wonder All Grown up… Finish Him! Now THAT’S Steampunk! The Humanoid Typhoon with the traveling priest with a past… Don’t fear the reaper…

SDCC 2012: Booth Spotlight-Geek Chic/Mustache Emporium

You can literally find anything at Comic Con. One of the booths we really want to shine some light on was on the far side of the con: Geek Chic/Mustache Emporium. As you walked by, you heard an old timey salesman hawking fake mustaches, and inside were some of the most awesome wood works we…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: The Ladies of SDCC Part 2

Here is another round of pics showing some of the beautiful women of SDCC 2012. Enjoy! (ALL photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation)

SDCC 2012: Costumes Around the Convention

You won’t believe the things I’ve seen. Check out some of the most unique, odd, and cool costumes we saw at SDCC! All pictures are by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation. Tony Stark hit rock bottom at the con. Mega Men… Aquaman NEEDS water! An awesome Steampunk lady… A beautiful Ms. Marvel……Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Lord of the Rings Lego 3-D Mural

You have to see it to believe it. During Comic Con, a mural was created featuring the Lord of the Rings characters in Lego form. The mural was done in a 3D look but as a 2D mural. Take a look for yourself at the awesome artwork!

SDCC 2012: From the Nerd Prom Dance Floor

Nerd Prom! It’s a term used by the mainstream media to define the SDCC Masquerade. In reality, it’s not the Masquerade, but the MASSIVE party going on in the Sails Pavilion across the hall from the actual Masquerade event. Pastrami Nation dove right in to heart of Nerd Prom, and this is what we found.

SDCC 2012: Holy Batmobiles, Batman!

A man needs his car. Just outside of the SDCC held a sight to see: every Batmobile, on display for the public. From the Adam West Batman series to Batman Forever to Christopher Nolan’s Bat trilogy, they were all there to see in person. Check out the most iconic car in comics, right here at…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Marvel Legends

Marvel is definitely full of Legends. Hasbro showed off their waves releasing throughout this year and into the next, and the selection is indeed impressive. The third wave will in fact contain The Punisher/Blade Variant, Mystique/Moonstar Variant, Deadpool/Red Variant, Neo Classic Iron Man, Dr. Doom/FF Doom Variant, but no build a figure. Next year is…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Diamond Select Brings Minimates of Street Fighter X Tekken, The Walking Dead, More Marvel Awesomeness

Great things do indeed come in small packages. Diamond Select Toys showed off a diverse group of their popular minimates franchise. A plethora of figures from Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken game, which includes minimates of Sagat and Kuma! Minimates based off of The Walking Dead comic series were shown as well, with characters like…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Bandai/ Blue Fin Impresses with Dragonball Z, Mega Man X and Fatal Fury

Import toys never fail to impress. Bandai/ Blue Fin, who are known for their impressive Dragonball Z, Mega Man X and Godzilla figures, had quite a showing for the con. On display were many new DBZ characters, including Cell, Krillin, Nappa, and more. The Mega Man X collection had two very impressive pieces: Vile’s robot…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

SDCC 2012: The Ladies of SDCC Part 1

The ladies were out in full force at the con of all cons. Take a look at some of the beautiful ladies women walking the exhibit hall, and look for MUCH, much more soon from Pastrami Nation! All pictures are taken by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation.

SDCC 2012: Eisner Award Winners!

and the Eisner goes to… It’s the biggest awards ceremony of the year for the comic book industry, The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, known better as simply the Eisners. It is the night to honor the best and brightest for the year, and to see who won was an amazing time.To give you a…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Dark Horse Comics-To Hell You Ride!

Dark Horse never fails to amaze me. At SDCC, they announced quite a few projects, one being Millennium star Lance Henriksen’s To Hell You Ride! Check out the press release below, and make sure to visit Dark Horse online for more info by going HERE. #SDCC: DARK HORSE DEBUTS LANCE HENRIKSEN’S TO HELL YOU RIDE!…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: DC Comic's Injustice Adds Nightwing and Cyborg

Here comes a new challenger! I know, wrong game, but still fitting. At SDCC, it was announced that the new DC Comic’s fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us, has added two more characters to the roster. Joining Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Harley Quinn and Solomon Grundy are Nightwing and Cyborg! Not a big surprise…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: AMC'S The Walking Dead Season 3 Trailer

The dead aren’t the only thing to fear. Check out the premiere trailer for the third season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, which is, of course, based off of the Image Comic by Robert Kirkman. HUGE trailer, with lots of WHOA moments. The Walking Dead returns this October. For more information on the show, check…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Marvel's Upcoming Films-Ant Man, Iron Man 3, Thor 2, Captain America 2

Marvel is on a roll! At Saturday’s Marvel Films panel, Marvel showed off the titles and release dates for its upcoming films, with a few surprises. The big surprise for us came in the form of the announced Ant Man, which has been in the works forever. To be directed by Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Deadpool, The Video Game!

The Merc with a Mouth gets his own game! At the SDCC, Marvel and Activision announced the new Deadpool game, coming soon!!! The Activision posters of various games were “bombed” with Deadpool posters at every turn on the con floor. Check out the trailer below, and make sure to visit the game’s website at http://deadpoolgame.com….Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: New Man of Steel Artwork Revealed!

You will believe a man can fly. Take a look at the artwork revealed for next summer’s soon to be blockbuster, Man of Steel. The film opens June 14, 2013!

SDCC 2012: Marvel Announces Guardians of the Galaxy, Talks Sequels and Titles

I knew it was coming. Marvel made it official today at the San Diego Comic Con that their August 2014 film will indeed be the Guardians of the Galaxy. They also revealed the next Captain America and Thor film titles, and even talked a little Ant Man. Here is the word officially from Marvel.com: Today…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Mortal Kombat Legacy Season 2 Announced!

MORTAL KOMBAT! It’s official, we get a new season of the awesome Mortal Kombat Legacy Series! This time, its all about the tournament! Check out the video below! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfmyVkkDMrU&w=640&h=360]

SDCC 2012: Coverage from the Con Floor!

Check out a few quick pictures from the San Diego Comic Con! Check out the signing with the stars from Breaking Bad (Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) smiled and waved for our camera!), Dick Tracey investigating something afoot, a Predator who defeated the Avengers, the merc with a mouth Deadpool guarding the exit, and a zombie…Read moreRead more