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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Cosplay Dreams 3D, World's First 3D Film About "Costume Play" to Host Two Panels and 3D Screening at WonderCon

By Staff Reports The documentary film Cosplay Dreams 3D, which examines the fascinating and highly visual world of costume play, will host back-to-back panel discussions, an interactive 3D exhibit, and a theatrical screening in 3D during the WonderCon convention Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Cosplay is short for […]

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WonderCon 2015 Descends on Anaheim this Weekend

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Fans of comic books, movies, television series, cosplay and more will all be gathering in Southern California this weekend as WonderCon Anaheim once again invades the Anaheim Convention Center on April 3rd– 5th. In 2014, WonderCon brought in nearly 60,000 attendees to the Orange County area, bringing vendors, comic book […]

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The Flash Star Jesse L. Martin, the United Nations Association and Entertainment Weekly Senior Writer Anthony Breznican Join Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition Panel at WonderCon Heroism IRL Panel Back by Popular Demand

By Staff Reports (Los Angeles, CA) – Learn how to convert kryptonite into your own personal strength with Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition’s powerful panel, back at WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center by popular demand. Jesse L. Martin of The Flash and Law & Order and the United Nations Association San Diego President Bettina Hausmann […]

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The Amazement of WonderCon 2014

By Nolan P. Smith Photographs by Jason T. Smith (Victor Valley)—This past weekend, the Anaheim Convention Center became the hub for super heroes, zombies, villains, monsters, fans and more as WonderCon once again rolled into Southern California.   The pop culture convention is known for its extraordinary cosplayers and magnet for anything in the pop […]

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Abnett & Culbard Premiere Dark Ages From Dark Horse

By Staff Reports (Anaheim)—Dark Horse Comics is pleased to debut Dark Ages, another cosmic thrill ride from Guardians of the Galaxy’s Dan Abnett! The creators of Vertigo’s The New Deadwardians, Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard, deliver medieval sci-fi action in Dark Ages! The medieval world is locked in war. As a godless mercenary company slogs […]

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