Mattel Creations Announces Latest Product Drop Featuring Reimagined Collectible Toy-Inspired Art with Launch of First-Ever Hot Wheels NFT Series

By Staff Reports Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced that Mattel Creations, the company’s collaboration and direct-to-consumer platform, is further evolving its toys as art collection to include a Non-Fungible Token (“NFT”) series from the super-charged Hot Wheels brand. Breaking into this new market allows Mattel to expand across this emerging art space and advance the collector offering starting with three […]

Baseballism x Igloo: Summertime at the Ballpark

By Staff Reports There’s no cooler cooler. Baseballism has partnered up with Igloo Coolers to created a Limited Edition Playmate Cooler and cap bundle made for love of the game. The theme of the bundle is ‘Summertime at the Ballpark’.  The bundle features Igloo’s classic Playmate Cooler decorated with baseball themed graphics created by Baseballism. The cooler and cap tell the story […]

COMIC TAGS – A New Way To Collect Comic Books Has Launched In Partnership With SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports COMIC TAGS is a  way to both distribute and collect digital comic books that addresses some of the biggest problems that comic publishers and comic collectors face. COMIC TAGS are a hybrid of comic books and trading cards. These limited edition collectible cards each have a unique scratch off code to download a PDF copy of the graphic […]

Nintendo Offers a “Bounty” of New Announcements During Its Nintendo Direct Presentation for E3 2021

By Staff Reports During its nearly 40-minute E3 2021 Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo spotlighted a wide variety of new games coming to the Nintendo Switch system – with many launching this year! Announcements include Metroid Dread, the first 2D Metroid game starring bounty hunter Samus Aran with a new story in 19 years; Mario Party Superstars, a new game […]

Indie Comics Spotlight: Jason Orfalas- Octopus Cowboy

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 Jason Orfalas and his project, Octopus Cowboy. Pastrami Nation: Tell us about yourself and your current project.  Jason Orfalas: “My name […]

SUPER MAGIC FOREST out next week

By Staff Reports Revival House Press is proud to announce the release of Super Magic Forest by Ansis Puriņš, the Xeric Award-winning writer and artist of Zombre. This all-new, 88-page full-color graphic novel invites readers, old and new, even deeper into the series and the lives of the creatures who inhabit the Magic Forest! Twit Leaf the Elf’s day job is picking […]

Super7 to Revive SilverHawks Franchise with ULTIMATES! Deluxe Action Figures & More

By Staff Reports Super7 is excited to announce that the partly metal, partly real heroes of SilverHawks will be making their way to toy collections once again.  The first wave of SilverHawks ULTIMATES! figures includes their leader, Quicksilver, and the intelligent and extremely strong Steelheart, as well as the villainous mob boss Mon*Star and his robot henchman Buzz-Saw. SilverHawks ULTIMATES! figures will […]

Comic Book Review: Redshift #1

By Daniel Schwartz I am a massive sci-fi and space fan. When I saw the latest offering from Scout Comics with a Martian farmer holding a chicken on the planet’s surface on the cover, I knew I had to check it out. And I will tell you; I am really glad that I did. Warning: Spoilers Below! Redshift tells the […]

Comic Book Review: Captain Marvel V2. #3

By Jeremiah Gagnon For this review, I check out Captain Marvel V2. #3 from IDW.  Our story begins with Carol Danvers A.K.A Captain Marvel waking up in her apartment. She gets up, feeds Chewy her Flerken, and meets Jessica Drew A.K.A Spider-Woman for breakfast only for their conversation to be interrupted by a small group of street thugs attempting to rob a shop. The two heroines […]

Spawn’s Universe #1 Officially IMAGE COMICS’ Top Selling First Issue of the 21st CENTURY

By Staff Reports Todd McFarlane, Emmy, Grammy winner, co-founder, and president of Image Comics, the 3rd largest comic publisher, shatters the record for Image Comic’s top-selling first-issue comic book of the 21st century by selling well over 200K units.  The SPAWN franchise is bigger than ever before and has sold millions of comics and toys worldwide. On the heels of the […]

Is Bad Idea Over?

By Staff Reports The news broke this week that one of the hottest up and coming publishers is now over- is Bad Idea done? See above for the cryptic message sent out. Are they done-done? Or is this paving the way for a Good Idea… Chime in and let us know your thoughts!

Discover What Legends Are Made Of with The Art of Apex Legends

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Books, in association with Respawn Entertainment, presents The Art of Apex Legends—a 192-page oversized hardcover tome collecting and presenting art and developer commentary for the hit squad-based battle royale game.        Pore over the finest features of unique legendary skins, marvel at the deadly intricacies of every dynamic weapon, explore each nook and cranny of the game’s battle-scarred arenas, and more!  Whether […]

Escape the Princess’ Bite in Zombie Princess and the Enchanted Maze — Coming Soon!

By Staff Reports WizKids is excited to announce the upcoming release of Zombie Princess and the Enchanted Maze, a lighthearted game of undeath by Andrew Beardsley!  Once upon a time she was looking for love…now she’s looking for lunch! In this new twist on the classic tale, players become chivalrous Knights, trapped in an ever-changing maze with a princess-turned-zombie! Players will place and rotate maze tiles to open up their own path to escape while slowing down their […]

Kickstart the Mystery of FOG LINE

By Staff Reports In the vein of the infamous podcast Serial, comes a cold case summoned by the airwaves, and Henry is feeling the pressure. Introducing Fog Line, an all-new 36-page noir comic told in a cinematic landscape format, written by creative mastermind and 2020 Mad Cave Studios talent hunt winner Mario Candelaria (Ashes, Tales from the Pandemic) with art by […]

Movie Review: A Quiet Place-Part II

By Rebecca Benson I was so excited to learn that there would be a part 2 to the already phenomenal first installment of John Krasinski’s film “A Quiet Place.” I have to admit; I was a little slow to watch the first movie. Choosing instead to catch it in my solitude at home. And let me tell you, I wish […]

Movie Review: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

By Kevin Hoskinson In the latest entry of The Conjuring universe, the Warrens take on their most diabolical case yet. The film takes on the famous “Devil made me do it” case, the first known United States court trial where the defense used demonic possession to prove their client’s innocence. According to records, 11-year old David Glatzel was supposedly possessed […]

Las Vegas to Host SummerSlam at Allegiant Stadium

By Staff Reports WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced that SummerSlam will take place from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT, marking the first time the annual event has been held at an NFL stadium. Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a state-of-the-art global events destination and home […]

WIZARD WORLD Launches 2D Non-Fungible Tokens: Connecting Fans with the Past Through the Technology of the Future

By Staff Reports Wizard World, a division of Wizard Brands Inc.™ (OTCQB: WIZD), announced the launch of its inaugural collection of two-dimensional, non-fungible tokens (2D NFTs) of exclusive items from the Wizard World Vault online marketplace (www.wizardworldvault.com). Compiled from 25 years of events (www.wizardworld.com) and trusted sourcing throughout the pop-culture industry, Wizard World’s collectibles are now available to be bought […]

AVATAR THE LAST AIRBENDER COMING TO MCFARLANE TOYS

By Staff Reports McFarlane Toys has expanded their lineups again with the addition of the wildly popular Avatar-The Last Airbender! Check out the official word below from McFarlane and look for more news in the near future! Here’s something NEW and EXCITING for you folks, we’ve got Avatar: The Last Airbender action figures from McFarlane Toys coming your way VERY […]

MARVEL TO LAUNCH OFFICIAL ‘MARVEL MULTIVERSE’ TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAME IN 2022

By Staff Reports BE A PART OF THE MARVEL MULTIVERSE! Coming next year, Marvel will release an all-new MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME, beginning with an introductory Playtest Rulebook that will put the Marvel Universe in the hands of Marvel and tabletop RPG fans everywhere! Building on decades of thrilling characters and stories from Marvel Comics, the MARVEL MULTIVERSE ROLE-PLAYING GAME: […]

Transformers: Generations War for Cybertron: Kingdom Battle Across Time Collection Deluxe WFC-K42 Sideswipe and Maximal Skywarp Now Up for Preorder

By Staff Reports The Deluxe WFC-K42 SIDESWIPE and MAXIMAL SKYWARP Battle Across Time Collection includes a G1-inspired SIDESWIPE figure standing at 5.5 inches tall that converts from robot to sports car mode in 16 steps and a Beast Wars II-inspired MAXIMAL SKYWARP standing at 5.5 inches tall converts from robot to bald eagle mode in 22 steps. The figures come with a shoulder cannon, blaster […]

It’s an EPIC opportunity for comics creators-Introducing The Makerverse & Macroverse Epics

By Staff Reports Creators, bring on your geek stuff! Macroverse, the leader in the next generation of digital comics, is bringing an all-new dimension to their platform with the launch of the first NFT comic drops known as Macroverse Epics!  This is the beginning of a brand new creative community, all designed to empower story-tellers in this all-in-one creator-focused economy!  […]

Xencelabs Releases Linux Driver for Pen Tablet Family

By Staff Reports Xencelabs Technologies is announcing the availability of its Linux driver, developed for use with the company’s full line of Pen Tablet products. The new driver broadens the compatibility of Xencelabs devices to include all major operating systems commonly used in professional design applications. The Xencelabs Linux driver offers several advantages compared to competitive offerings, including easier download […]