“Who You Gonna Call?” – Lego Ecto-1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor Ghostbusters! It’s a franchise that has captured the imagination for decades and shows no signs of going away. It’s nostalgic for many and new for some. Even if you haven’t watched the 80’s films, odds are you have gotten the theme song stuck in your head at some point or recognize the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man […]

Comic Book Review: Murder Hobo! Chaotic Neutral

By Jeremiah Gagnon Today I take a look at Murder Hobo! Chaotic Neutral from Scout Comics. The story starts out with Spectra Liaison arriving at a village. When she attempts to speak with the villagers, all they say is nonsense. Unsure as to why this is happening, she goes into town trying to find the inn. A floating creature with a head […]

BRZRKR #2 Review: Savior of the Valley

By Daniel Schwartz There has been a lot of excitement and speculation about this title. After all, it is a comic book co-written by A-List action star Keanu Reeves. Not only is he a co-writer, but the main character is drawn in his likeness as if he is starring as the main character in the series himself!  If you would […]

Xencelabs Pen Tablet Medium Review: Art Attack

By Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith It’s exciting when a new company bursts onto the scene with something simply amazing. Meet Xencelabs and their entry into the drawing tablet market with their Pen Tablet Medium. How does this new entry into the world of art and graphic design do in its first public release? Our Creative Director Jason […]

Watch Out Pink Flamingos! Cuddles Kickstarter is now LIVE

By Staff Reports Cuddles, an all-new crime story, is now live on Kickstarter! Written and lettered by 2019 Platform Comic winner and Ghost City Comic competition finalist, Jed McPherson (Deadbeat, The Show) with art by Marco Perugini (Heavy Metal Magazine), and colors by sci-fi and horror aficionado Shan Bennion. Fans won’t want to miss this exclusive 32-page one-shot with awesome […]

TKO Studios presents a debut YA graphic novel by brilliant new talent Juni Ba AND the exciting return of a beloved all-ages comics series!

By Staff Reports TKO Studios has announced that they have two new exciting books available for preorder. DJELIYA and SCALES & SCOUNDRELS, BOOK 2: The Festival of Life! You can preorder them directly HERE. DJELIYA by Juni Ba Inspired by West African folklore, Djeliya (pronounced ja-LEE-ah) is a fantasy epic tells the extraordinary tale of Prince Mansour and his royal […]

“Muppets Haunted Mansion” Halloween Special Premieres This Fall on Disney+

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn announced the Muppets first-ever Halloween special, “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” debuting this fall exclusively on Disney+. The brand-new special will feature a star-studded Muppets cast, celebrity cameos, all-new music and spooky fun for families to enjoy together. The announcement was made today to help celebrate the Disney Parks, Experiences, and […]

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor to Reopen May 15

By Staff Reports Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, located next door to Six Flags Magic Mountain, announced plans to reopen the park to Members and Pass holders on May 15-16, and to the general public on May 22, 2021. In accordance with state and county reopening guidelines for waterparks, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor will operate at reduced attendance levels utilizing the […]

Super7 to Release Collectible Figures for Netflix’s Yasuke and Eden Anime Series

By Staff Reports Super7 will be releasing new product in support of Netflix’s original anime programming in the range of collectible categories and accessories. The highly-anticipated Yasuke (available now, only on Netflix), the story of a Black samurai warrior in an alternate version of feudal Japan, will debut two new styles of vinyl figures for Super7.  Three characters – Yasuke, […]

Funimation x TokyoTreat Pairs Delicious Snacks From Japan to the World of Anime

By Staff Reports The world of snacks and the world of anime are colliding once again! Funimation is excited to announce that they’re teaming up for a special limited edition box with TokyoTreat! The special, limited edition Anime Marathon Munchies box is now available on tokyotreat.com and will be available while supplies last until May 30, and it’s the perfect box […]

adidas Originals and the LEGO Group Announce the ZX 8000 ‘Bricks’ Collection

By Staff Reports Having first come together during the landmark A-ZX series, this season adidas Originals and the LEGO Group present the ZX 8000 ‘Bricks’ collection. Bringing the globally renowned Danish brand’s signature aesthetics to one of adidas’ most iconic silhouettes, the collection marks the next stage in a partnership inspired by limitless creativity. The bold footwear collection plays host […]

PATRICK KINDLON AND GORAN GLIGOVIC’S RUN THE DUNGEON ARRIVES FROM Z2 COMICS WITH EXCLUSIVE SOUNDTRACK!

By Staff Reports Z2 Comics has proven to be THE home for the best in music-inspired graphic novels, and further that no pairing is alike, introducing an original graphic novel by Patrick Kindlon (We Can Never Go Home, Nobody Is In Control) and emerging artist Goran Gligovic (The Bawdy Tales of Lazlo Cale), with an original soundtrack by Kindlon’s band […]

Movie Review: Mortal Kombat

By Kevin Hoskinson There is something about video game adaptations that don’t quite click. Most of the time, they are a mixed bag, filled with forced fan service, cringe dialogue, and horrible editing. Despite all those things, they tend to be entertaining and tolerable enough to kill some time. Even though most of them are fine, fans and critics alike […]

AMAZON STUDIOS RENEWS ROBERT KIRKMAN’S INVINCIBLE FOR TWO MORE SEASONS

By Staff Reports In advance of its highly-anticipated April 30 season one finale, Amazon Studios today announced it has renewed Robert Kirkman’s (The Walking Dead) hour-long, adult animated series Invincible for a second and third season. Seasons two and three will exclusively stream on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. “I’m extremely thankful to Amazon for the support […]

BlackHand & IronHead Volume 2 Comes to Panel Syndicate

By Staff Reports After decades of success with Marvel & D.C., Eisner and Harvey nominated comics veteran, David López (Mystic, Catwoman, Captain Marvel), has gone rogue!   Panel Syndicate, the creator-driven digital platform created by authors Brian K. Vaughn and Marcos Martín, is proud to announce BlackHand & IronHead Vol. 2, #1, the second installment of the hilarious, action-packed YA tale written […]

New Beats from The LEGO Group and Universal Music Group as they add to the LEGO VIDIYO line-up

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group and Universal Music Group (UMG) unveiled eight exciting new products for LEGO® VIDIYO™, including two BeatBoxes, twelve Bandmates, and five unique Stage Models. These new products bring even more play to the LEGO VIDIYO world, by increasing variety with new musical genres, special effects, and stage settings to serve as new fun backgrounds for their […]

Indie Comics Spotlight: Deborah Daughetee- Dragons by the Yard

By Nolan P. Smith Editor and Chief  Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Indie Comics Spotlight! We hope to help spread the word of amazing independent works with our comics and creator spotlights! With this installment, we shine the spotlight on Deborah Daughetee and her current Kickstarter project, Dragons by the Yard. Pastrami Nation: Tell us about yourself and your current project. […]

Hasbro Announces Transformers: Generations Shattered Glass Voyager Class Megatron

By Staff Reports The Shattered Glass Collection Voyager MEGATRON figure stands at 7 inches tall, converts between robot and Cybertronian spaceship mode in 18 steps, comes with Fusion Cannon, sword and shield accessories, and features detachable Energon wings in robot mode. This figure depicts the righteous DECEPTICON commander, MEGATRON, with deco and details inspired by the Shattered Glass universe. The […]

Suck Saltwater, Dude! TMNT ULTIMATES! Wave 5 is Here!

By Staff Reports The Bodiless Burbling Brain, the Swamp-stompin’ Ragin’ Cajun Gator, the Fist-Fighting Fish, and the Samurai Battle Commander are ready for action! The latest wave of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ULTIMATES! brings you some of the cartoon’s most colorful characters. These made-to-order, highly articulated, deluxe action figures stand 7” tall and feature a variety of interchangeable parts and […]

“Godzilla vs. Kong” Soars to $400 Million at the Global Box Office

By Staff Reports In just one month, and with markets around the globe left to open or increase capacity, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Godzilla vs. Kong” has triumphed at the worldwide box office, grossing over $400 million. The announcement was made today by Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution, Jeff Goldstein, and President of International Distribution, Andrew […]