The Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

By Nolan P. Smith After the record-setting and status quo changing Avengers: Endgame, the Marvel Cinematic Universe moves into the aftermath with Spider-Man: Far From Home. In a world without Iron Man, can Spider-Man step up to fill the void, and does he even want to? From Director Jon Watts, the same director behind Spider-Man:…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man Far From Home Reaction Video

By Project C28 Hey everyone, Project C28 here, back with a video to share with Pastrami Nation! I was a little late to the party when it came to seeing the trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, but here is the reaction video! Make sure to follow the Project C28 channel on Youtube!

Questions and Observations From the Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer

By Daniel Schwartz This week saw the release of the first trailer for the new Tom Holland led Spider film, Spider-Man Far: From Home. This trailer was bursting with revelations, spoilers, and amazing visuals. What did we learn about Spider-Man and the MCU post Thanos? 1. Spider-Man is ALIVE! No big surprise there. While Peter’s…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – The Official Movie Special: Digging Even Deeper Into the Spider-Verse

By Daniel Schwartz Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a smash hit! Many people believe it is the best Spider-Man movie to date. The fantastic animation, compelling characters, and stunning storyline are a love letter to Spider-Fans that have been searching for a definitive take on the character. On the heels of the fantastic movie, Titan…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review

By Nolan P. Smith As the year comes to a close, moviegoers are hit with a barrage of films vying for your attention. For Sony, they released the animated feature-length film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and with this, have created one of the best comic book inspired films of all time. Directed by Bob Persichetti,…Read moreRead more

Los Angeles Comic Con Impress For Octoversary

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith The Los Angeles Convention Center became a hub for pop culture fans as the Los Angeles Comic Con held it’s eighth annual convention in 2018- it’s Octoversary. The busy October weekend played host to quite a few events in Los Angeles, from…Read moreRead more

Long Beach Comic Con Impresses, A Fitting Summer Send Off

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) shined in the Southern California sunlight for a weekend full of comics, cosplay, and good old-fashioned professional wrestling. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center on one of the last weekends of summer, the convention…Read moreRead more

Marvel Comics Returns to SDCC with Exciting Panels, Reveals, Exclusive Giveaways and More

By Staff Reports In a few weeks, Marvel Comics will be blasting into San Diego Comic Con – and you won’t want to miss what we’ve got in-store for fans! Join all-star Marvel creators such as Donny Cates, Nick Spencer, Margaret Stohl, Skottie Young, Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada, and Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski for an…Read moreRead more

Marvel Announces Marvel’s Spider-Man Video Game Variant Covers

By Staff Reports This September, the star of an epic blockbuster video game will make his way to the pages of a comic book, when the new web slinger from Marvel’s Spider-Man makes his debut in SPIDERGEDDON #0! To celebrate, Marvel is proud to announce its Marvel’s Spider-Man Video Game Variant cover program. Illustrated by…Read moreRead more

Celebrate Amazing Spider-Man’s Landmark 800th Issue With A Variant Cover by Greg Land and Rachelle Rosenberg

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– It’s all been building to this – the biggest Peter Parker and Norman Osborn story of all time, and the first Marvel comic EVER to hit 800 issues! In celebration of the 800th issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and the now historic run of Dan Slott, Marvel is excited to show…Read moreRead more

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Review- The Battle of Two Worlds

Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Brings the Fight to 2017 By Nolan P. Smith When it comes to video games, my favorite genre is easily fighters. From Street Fighter to Mortal Kombat, to Primal Rage, Killer Instinct, Tekken, King of Fighters, and more, I have loved the genre since I was a kid. One of my…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2017- Mezco One 12 Collective

Mezco Once Again Wowed At SDCC By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith One of the best lines of action figures going right now has to be the Mezco One 12 Collective. 1/12 scale figures with detailed, cloth costumes, it’s like taking the awesomeness of a Hot Toys figure and bringing it down…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review- Welcome Home

The latest Spider-Man film brings the web slinger into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in style By Nolan P. Smith It’s been a long road for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. From his big screen debut in 2002 to fast forwarding to 2017, the wall crawler has had five solo films, all apart from the Marvel Cinematic…Read moreRead more

First Ever Comic Con Revolution Amazes in Ontario

Comic Con Revolution brings pop culture greatness to the heart of the Inland Empire By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith On Saturday, May 13th, the Ontario Convention Center was the epicenter for everything pop culture as the first ever Comic Con Revolution was a massive hit with fans from all around.

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

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

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

Web Warriors #1- Spiders Everywhere

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– When Marvel launched their successful “Spider-Verse” storyline, we got to see various incarnations of the web slinger from different universes- including the Noir Spider-Man, a female Spider-Man who’s the daughter of Peter Parker and Mary Jane, Spider-Man India, the spectacular Spider-Ham, the ultra popular Spider-Gwen and more. When…Read moreRead more

Amazing Spider-Man #1 Review: Does Whatever a Spider Can

Review by Nolan P. Smith Writer: Dan Slott Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli Publisher: Marvel Comics (Victor Valley)—He’s the everyman hero- working a day job and swinging in to save the day on a budget- he’s everyone’s favorite insect themed hero, he is Spider-Man. The world of Peter Parker has been turned upside down as of late,…Read moreRead more

Marvel Universe Live Review: Heroes on the Stage and in Real Life

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– The smell of popcorn met the troves of fans as they entered the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario this past weekend for Feld Entertainment’s Marvel Universe Live. The Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men and more all came to life as fans witnessed a comic book springing right off of…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2015: Let the Coverage Begin!

By Nolan P. Smith (Anaheim)– WonderCon 2015 is drawing to its close, but the pictures are just beginning to roll in! The Pastrami Nation crew attended the massive comic convention this weekend in Anaheim, and what we witnessed can only be explained as a fanboy’s dream come true. Comic books, action figures, high end collectibles,…Read moreRead more

Black Cat Polystone Statue by J. Scott Campbell- Up for Pre-Order at Sideshow Collectibles

By Staff Reports What a tangled web love weaves! The Black Cat Polystone Statue based off of the work of J. Scott Campbell is the latest in the artists based Spider-Man Collection from Sideshow Collectibles. -Introducing a new addition to the fan-favorite J. Scott Campbell Spider-Man collection – and Peter Parker’s love triangle – Sideshow…Read moreRead more

Spider-Man is Officially Coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

By Nolan P. Smith After years and years of April Fools jokes and rumors, it has finally happened: Marvel’s web slinging super hero is coming home. Announced today, Spider-Man will be making his way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as a deal was reached today with Marvel and Sony. The deal states that Spider-Man will…Read moreRead more

Cindy Moon Swings Solo in Your First Look at SILK #1!

By Staff Reports This February, straight from the pages of Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Verse comes a brand new ongoing series starring the newest heroine of the Marvel Universe. Today, Marvel is proud to present your first look at SILK #1, the new series writer Robbie Thompson (writer for TV’s Supernatural) and rising star artist Stacey…Read moreRead more

Spider-Gwen Sells Out Once Again!

By Staff Reports The buzz continues to grow from all corners of the comic book industry and beyond for Gwen Stacy: The Sensational Spider Woman! Before she swings again in her new ongoing series this February – fans will get another chance to experience her very first adventure! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce that…Read moreRead more

Axis: Carnage & Axis: Hobgoblin Bring Villains Out to Play This October

By Staff Reports Spinning directly out of the highly anticipated Avengers & X-Men: AXIS, two of Spider-Man’s greatest foes take center stage in separate three issue mini-series debuting alongside the next blockbuster Marvel Universe event. Today, Marvel is pleased to debut your very first look at the covers to AXIS: Hobgoblin #1 and AXIS: Carnage…Read moreRead more

Make Yours Marvel With the Special MARVEL 75Th ANNIVERSARY MAGAZINE!

By Staff Reports The biggest characters, the best stories, and the most iconic moments. Celebrate over seven decades of Marvel myth-making with September’s commemorative MARVEL 75TH ANNIVERSARY MAGAZINE, a fitting tribute to the storied history of the House of Ideas! Featuring a look back at the comics that started it all, and a look forward…Read moreRead more

Every Spider-Man in History Unite for SPIDER-VERSE!

By Staff Reports This November, prepare for every Spider-Man…ever! Marvel is proud to announce Spider-Verse, the biggest Spider-Man story of the year from New York Times Best-Selling Spider-Scribe Dan Slott and blockbuster artist Olivier Coipel! Kicking off this November in Amazing Spider-Man #9 (with a special lead-in story on Free Comic Book Day), Slott and…Read moreRead more

The Amazing Spider-Man Swings into Times Square for New Year’s Eve Celebration as the Official Super Hero of Times Square 2014 on Times Square’s Video Screens, World Pool Feed and Live Webcast

By Staff Reports (New York)—Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, co-organizers of Times Square New Year’s Eve, announced today that Spider-Man, New York’s very own super hero, will be named the Official Super Hero of Times Square 2014. He will take part in the Ball Drop celebration, and events leading up to the big night…Read moreRead more