WonderCon 2019: Day Two Cosplay and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Day two of WonderCon 2019 rolled through Anaheim on a hot and sunny Saturday! Not only did this day have the actors from the upcoming Shazam film, an announcement by Mark Hamill, and more, but it had some outstanding cosplay! Check out…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2019- Day One Brings It!

By Pastrami Nation Staff WonderCon 2019 is here! Back in Anaheim, and back with a vengence, the O.C’s own comic convention shined brightly. From major comic book publishers, indie publishers, artists and writers, toy companies, pop culture shops, cosplay and more, this con is the place to be this weekend. Check out the photos from…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2018: Sunshine and Superheroes

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith As the storms rolled in this past week, leave it to the annual WonderCon convention to bring clear, sunny weather to Southern California, as well as superheroes, villains, artists, writers, actors, directors, scientists and more. “WonderCon 2018 was full of anything and…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2018- The Coverage Continues

By Mychal Fabela Photos by Mychal Fabela What’s up guys, it’s Mychal Fabela, bringing you photos from WonderCon 2018, taking place at beautiful Anaheim, CA! Check out some photos of the awesome cosplayers we met and the amazing booths at the exhibit hall. We will be bringing you more all weekend, so make sure to…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2018: Day One!

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith WonderCon 2018 blew into Anaheim and the storm clouds subsided in Southern California. Yes, it is time once again for the Anaheim Convention Center to be taken over by pop culture greatness as WonderCon is back! One of the conventions planned by Comic-Con International, WonderCon boasts…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Details Exclusive Products and Collectibles for WonderCon 2018

By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, heads to Anaheim, CA for WonderCon to showcase a wide variety of upcoming products and also offer a selection of items for purchase. WonderCon is an annual comic book, science fiction, and film and pop culture…Read moreRead more

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…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios Announces WonderCon Anaheim 2018 Exclusives & Signing Schedule

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios unveiled their lineup of exclusive items and full signing schedule today for WonderCon Anaheim 2018, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center, CA, during March 23-25. BOOM! Studios will once again occupy one the most prominent booths on the floor, #1301, and  offer can’t-miss limited edition exclusive items…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios Announces WonderCon 2018 Panel Programming Lineup

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce it will exhibit at WonderCon 2018, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center, CA, during March 23-25. BOOM! Studios will once again occupy one the most prominent booths on the floor, #1301, and feature a diverse array of signings and exclusive merchandise. Additionally, BOOM! Studios…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2017 Part II- Cosplay Galore

WonderCon Roars On, Check Out More Photos from the Convention Floor By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Today is the last day of WonderCon, THE comic convention for Orange County. Check out some more amazing cosplayers, as well as some of the fantastic booths we encountered.

WonderCon 2017 Coverage- Part 1

WonderCon shined bright in Sunny So Cal, Part 1 of our coverage is here! By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith WonderCon is here, and So Cal residents, you NEED to check this convention out!

WonderCon Returns to Anaheim This Weekend

WonderCon 2016

WonderCon brings comics, collectibles, cosplay and more By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith This weekend, comic book fans, moviegoers, cosplayers and more rejoice as WonderCon returns to the Anaheim Convention Center from March 31st to April 2nd.

WonderCon 2017- Valiant Brings X-O Manowar, Secret Weapons, and More to Anaheim with Panels, Signings, and Exclusives

X-O Manowar WonderCon

Valiant Brings Previews, Exclusives, Signings and More to WonderCon From Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd, Valiant’s non-stop convention tour is charging into WonderCon 2017 – and we’re bringing in tons of convention-only exclusives, panels, programming, and signings that you won’t find anywhere else!

Pastrami Nation Podcast: X-O Manowar #1 Review, Logan, and WonderCon 2017

The Pastrami Nation podcasters are back with a brand new episode! This time, Nolan, Jason, Robert, Mychal and Erik talk about the upcoming X-O Manowar #1 from Valiant Entertainment, the smash hit Logan, and the upcoming WonderCon convention! Check out the Facebook page for LIVE podcasts, which include contests and more at: www.facebook.com/pastramination.com. Also, check…Read moreRead more

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…Read moreRead more

Victorville Resident Dove Into WonderCon with Deep Sea Cosplay

Steampunk Ariel Came to Life at WonderCon By Nolan P. Smith (Victorville) WonderCon, the massive comic book and pop culture convention, was a hit this past weekend, with costumes, or cosplay, around every turn. For Victorville resident Rebecca Rubio, she dove ‘Under the Sea’ and brought to life a cosplay inspired by Ariel from Disney’s…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2016 Part 2: Cosplay of All Ages in Los Angeles

  Our WonderCon Cosplay Coverage Continues! By DimSumHottie Photos by DimSumHottie We continue our WonderCon coverage with a slew of cosplay photos, straight from WonederCon in Los Angeles. I have to say, having attended last year’s WonderCon in Anaheim, I felt the show really outshined the previous year in all aspects. I have always loved…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2016: Sons of Anarchy Creator to Launch Comic Book Series from Boom! Studios

Kurt Sutter, of Sons of Anarchy fame, brings Lucas Stand to Boom! Studios By Nolan P. Smith Boom! Studios announced that Kurt Sutter, creator of the mega hit television show Sons of Anarchy, will be creating a limited comic book series this June. Lucas Stand #1 will be releasing on June 1st, and will be…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2016 is Here! Flashback Friday to WonderCon 2015

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, Jason R. Smith, and DimSumHottie WonderCon 2016 is now upon us. Starting Friday, March 25th and running through Easter Sunday, WonderCon brings the greatness of comic book conventions to Los Angeles. Tickets are still available at http://comic-con.org/wca, but only certain passes are still…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast: WonderCon 2016, The Division, Daredevil and More

We are back! After a short hiatus, the Pastrami Nation podcast is back! This time, we talk about the upcoming WonderCon, The Division, Daredevil Season 2, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and more! Check it out below! Don’t forget,

March to WonderCon 2016- A Cosplay Flashback to WonderCon 2014

Take a look back at the cosplayers of WonderCon 2014 By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Editor (Victor Valley)– WonderCon 2016 is this coming weekend to the Los Angeles Convention Center. As we get ready to attend the Comic Con International convention, we have been taking a look…Read moreRead more

Pop Culture Corner: Superman V Batman and WonderCon to Dawn Next Week

By Nolan P. Smith (Originally ran on High Desert Daily) Next week is a busy week for comic book fans- first, we get a movie we have all been clamoring for since we read a comic, and then we have a mega gathering of all things pop. First, let’s start with Superman V Batman: Dawn…Read moreRead more

March to WonderCon 2016: A Look Back- WonderCon 2012 Cosplay

Check out the WonderCon Cosplay of 2012 in this special throwback edition! By Nolan P. Smith WonderCon, one of the premiere comic book conventions in Southern California, is incoming fast, as it takes over the Los Angeles Convention Center from March 25-27th. Since coming to So Cal, the con has been a hit with fans-…Read moreRead more

Justice League vs. Teen Titans to Premiere at WonderCon 2016

By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WonderCon will offer fans the first opportunity witness the animated clash between veteran super heroes and their youthful counterparts when “Justice League vs. Teen Titans,” the latest DC Universe Original Movie, has its World Premiere at WonderCon during the March 25-27 weekend at the Los Angeles Convention…Read moreRead more

Cosplayer Spotlight: Manuel Majarian

By Nolan P. Smith We are proud to bring you another installment of the Pastrami Nation Cosplayer Spotlight! Are you a cosplayer? Shoot us an email at Nolan@pastramination.com with your name, location, and a couple of cosplay photos so we can consider you for our spotlight! This time, we spotlight someone new to the world…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2015- Expect the Unexpected of Cosplay

By Nolan P. Smith (Anaheim)– WonderCon has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the end of the pictures! With these, we bring to you, what Batman would say… “expect the unexpected…” What’s the unexpected for a comic book convention? Well, for me, it was the awesome Luther Strode cosplay, the blast from the past…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2015- Bringing Pop Cultrue Greatness to Southern California

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Comic Con International’s WonderCon 2015 once again invaded the Anaheim Convention Center, and attendees from across the states gathered by the thousands. Featuring small press, local creators, comic book publishers, video game studios, film studios, and more, WonderCon exceeded expectations when it comes to pop culture. As with every…Read moreRead more

WonderCon Anaheim 2015- The Women of WonderCon

By Nolan P. Smith (Anaheim)– With WonderCon having been a huge success once again, it’s time to look back at the amazement we witnessed firsthand. So, first off, let’s take a look at the Women of WonderCon 2015! Pastrami Nation’s Nolan, Jason, Puppetmaster Jason, and DimSumHottie were all in attendance to see what the Comic…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

Image Comics at WonderCon Anaheim

By Staff Reports Image Comics is proud to exhibit at WonderCon in Anaheim, California for the first time on Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5. VARIANTS SOLD AT THE IMAGE BOOTH (#601): BLACK SCIENCE #13 by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera, $5 LOW, VOL. 1 hardcover by Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini, $35 PANELS HOSTED…Read moreRead more