The Mandalorian Trailer Hits the Mark

By Nolan P. Smith The D23 Expo in Anaheim has brought us tons of exciting news, but for Star Wars fans, the one that is buzzing the most is The Mandalorian. The Disney+ original live-action series feature a mysterious new bounty hunter in a story set years after Return of the Jedi. From Jon Favreau, this looks more interesting than […]

The Galaxy Awaits- The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Coming This November

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Ltd., Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The new book, which was created in close collaboration between the four companies, is a full-color, oversized hardcover volume that captures the design process of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a galaxy-spanning, action-adventure video game from Respawn Entertainment […]

IDW Brings Big Exclusives And Debuts To WonderCon

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing is returning to one of Southern California’s favorite comic conventions– the one and only WonderCon! Held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 23rd to March 25th, attendees can stop by and see the IDW crew at booth #1109 all weekend. Kick off your convention season with a show full of creator signings, announcements, panels, […]

Bluefin Announces North American Release of Bandai Hobby’s Character Line of Star Wars Model Kits

By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, brings the force to Star Wars fans and retailers as it announces the Star Wars Character Line of model kits from Bandai Hobby. The news of these highly anticipated new products follows Bluefin’s previous North American release of the Star […]

SDCC 2017: Bluefin Tamashii Nations

Tamashii Nations Shows Off New Goku Black, Warrior Monk Darth Maul and More By Nolan P. Smith Bluefin Tamashii Nations has brought us so many great action figures in the past from Bandai. At the San Diego Comic Con, the company showed off the latest figures ready to invade stateside, including the much anticipated Goku Black, Warrior Monk Darth Maul, […]

Scum and Villainy Cantina Celebrates May the Fourth by Extending Thru June

The galaxy’s watering hole cesspool Scum and Villainy extends through June By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Scum & Villainy Cantina, the popular pop-up intergalactic experience that has been virtually sold out for its initial two-month run, is extending its inaugural activation through June 2017, proprietor J.C. Reifenberg announced Monday night at the Hollywood establishment.

SXSW Attendees Can Join the Rebellion Through An All-New Immersive Adventure Inspired by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, March 10-12

Rebel Mission – Escape from Scarif challenges participants to steal the plans to the Death Star like the hit movie Rogue One! Rebel Mission – Escape from Scarif, an all-new, immersive experience inspired by Lucasfilm’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will challenge South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals attendees to join the rebellion, March 10 – 12. Participants […]

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 box office hit The Great […]

Dynamite to Publish First Art Collection of Instagram Celebrity and Toy Photographer Johnny Wu, Better Known as Sgt. Bananas

Sgt. Bananas Brings Ten Frames Per Second to Dynamite By Staff Reports Dynamite Entertainment expands its growing line of deluxe art books beyond comics and video games, but with firm roots in fandom, with the collection Instagram sensation, Johnny Wu (Sgt. Bananas)! With over 50,000 followers on Instagram, and having been featured everywhere from io9 to the Wall Street Journal, […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Collectors Edition – arriving in the US and Canada on Nov 15

The Force is Strong with this new 3D Collectors Edition By Staff Reports This fall, Star Wars fans around the world, will experience a galaxy far, far away—up close and in eye-popping 3D—through the highly anticipated “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” 3D Collector’s Edition, rolling out beginning Oct. 31 and arriving in the United States and Canada on Nov 15. For the […]

SDCC 2016: Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys

Sideshow Collectibles Showcased the latest, including some amazing Hot Toys figures from Captain America: Civil War and Suicide Squad By Nolan P. Smith The San Diego Comic Con brought plenty of surprises, reveals and more, but one thing many have been buzzing about has to be the super realistic figures from Hot Toys, on display at the Sideshow Collectibles booth. […]

Countdown to Comic Con Giveaway: She’s Holding a Thermal Detonator!

Ready for the next Countdown to Comic Con Giveaway? Then here’s your chance to win a 3D printed Thermal Detonator kit! How? Watch the video, then head over to our interview with Boba Fett himself be the first to answer the question to win! Here’s the link to the interview: http://pastramination.com/from-boba-fett-himself-the-jeremy-bulloch-interview-with-pastrami-nation/

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 Review

Poe Dameron #1 takes us on a journey before The Force Awakens with everyone’s favorite X-Wing pilot By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one of the breakout characters has to be Poe Dameron. The hotshot X-Wing pilot and member of the Resistance instantly became a fan favorite. Now, thanks to Marvel Comics, Poe has his […]

WonderCon 2016- The Coverage Continues

From Supergirl, a certain Radar Tech and everyone’s favorite Wookie, check out more cosplay from WonderCon 2016 By MrandMrsSmith All photos by Jason R. Smith WonderCon may be over, but the cosplay coverage continues to flow! From Supergirl to Matt the Radar Tech, Wondercon had some amazing cosplays! Check out some of the very best we saw in Los Angeles! […]