The Beauty #14 Review: The Narcissus Killer

The Beauty

The Beauty is as stunning as ever By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: Image Comics Writer: Jason A. Hurley and Jeremy Haun Artist: Thomas Nachlik Dying to be beautiful has just taken on a whole new meaning. Aside from the eventual spontaneous combustion that will kill all “Beauties”, they now have the Narcissus Killer that may just…Read moreRead more

The Beauty Vol. 2 Review: It’s Contagious

Image Comics Collects the Second Arc of Critically Acclaimed Series, The Beauty By Daniel Schwartz (Victor Valley)– If our society has made one thing clear, it is that looks are everything. From the way others treat us to how famous you can become, it is all based upon how attractive we are. Enter The Beauty….Read moreRead more

The Beauty #7 Review: Revenge of The Beauty

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer Hot on the heels of the amazing first story arc of the groundbreaking series The Beauty, Jeremy Haun, Jason Hurley, and Mike Huddleston introduce fans to new characters and new corners of The Beauty universe. With agents Foster and Vaughn (who featured prominently in the first arc) nowhere in…Read moreRead more

The Beauty Trade Paperback Review: Looks to Die For

Welcome to the world of The Beauty By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer (Victor Valley)– If you could make yourself beautiful by simply catching a disease, would you? Aside from amazing good looks, you would have mild side effects such as a slight fever, higher metabolism, and spontaneous human combustion! Welcome to the world of…Read moreRead more

Best of 2015- Comic Books

By Nolan P. Smith and the Pastrami Nation team 2015 was a great year for comic books. With books containing such diverse stories and characters, it was hard to choose only the Top 5. In no particular order, here is Pastrami Nation’s Best Comic Books of 2015. Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians- Dark Horse Comics…Read moreRead more

The Beauty #5 Review: Worse Than the Disease

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer (Victor Valley)– There is an old saying: “The cure is worse than the disease”. This has never been more true than in The Beauty #5. Still on the run, agents Foster and Vaughn continue their journey towards thwarting the pharmaceutical company and the government by giving the world a…Read moreRead more

The Beauty #4 Review: Under the Gun

By Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer (Victor Valley)– Following the shocking revelations from the third issue, agents Foster and Vaughn continue to run for their lives as they attempt to expose the truth behind the Beauty before millions of people burst into flames. Dodging a deadly and skilled assassin, the two agents and their anti-beauty…Read moreRead more

The Beauty #2 Review: Looks to Die For

Review by Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Reviewer On the heels of the very successful launch of the first issue (it even had its own hashtag: #beautyfree) of this compelling series, the second issue continues the story and dives deeper into the mystery of the disease and its deadly consequences. The second issue focuses on Foster…Read moreRead more

The Beauty #1 Review: Looks Are Everything

Review by Daniel Schwartz Contributing Guest Writer Publisher: Image Comics Writers: Jeremy Haun / Jason A. Hurley Artist: Jeremy Haun Having won Top Cow’s Pilot Season contest back in 2011, The Beauty finally comes to print for Image Comics on August 12, 2015. Imagine a world where everyone is dying to catch a sexually transmitted…Read moreRead more