The Fifth Beatle To Be Published In Three Editions

By Staff Reports (Milwaukie)—Ever since its announcement last fall, there has been buzz about THE FIFTH BEATLE. Written by multiple Tony Award–winning producer Vivek J. Tiwary (Green Day’s American Idiot, The Addams Family, Mel Brooks’s The Producers), The Fifth Beatle, chronicling the life of the Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein, will officially be released on November 19. The Fifth Beatle, from […]

The Walking Dead Gets Its First U.S. Spanish Language Edition

By Staff Reports (California)– Its collections are the country’s best-selling graphic novels, it has been adapted into the top-rated television series in basic cable history, its 100th issue sold more copies than any other comic book in the 21st century, and now THE WALKING DEAD is breaking new ground by becoming Image Comics’ and Skybound’s first Spanish-language publication. A Spanish […]

Video Game High School Returns for Second Season

By Staff Reports (Los Angeles, CA)—Rocket Jump Studios in collaboration with Collective Digital Studio announced today that the highly-anticipated second season of the breakout online action-comedy scripted series Video Game High School will premiere on and YouTube in mid-July timed to San Diego Comic Con.   The new season, from Freddie Wong, co-creator of the YouTube phenomenon that is FreddieW, […]

Spartacus: War of the Damned The Complete Third Season Hits Blu Ray and DVD September 3rd

By Staff Reports (Beverly Hills)– All hail the conquering hero for his final and fiercest battle.  Anchor Bay Entertainment releases the conclusion of the acclaimed Starz Original series “SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” on a mighty three-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD set September 3rd.  From executive producers Rob Tapert, Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Steven S. […]

IDW Limited Announces Mars Attacks Limited-Edition Book

By Staff Reports (San Diego) – IDW Limited announced plans for interstellar domination today, beginning with the Mars Attacks: Attack from Space Limited-Edition Hardcover ( ). The book collects the first five issues of the popular IDW comic series. Drawing on the rich card-based history by Topps, each of these highly collectible and rare books will be paired with hand-drawn […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Rucka and Burchett’s Lady Sabre & The Pirates of the Ineffable Aether

Steampunk comics=awesome. Not to mention comics by Greg Rucka and Rick Burchett are awesome, which makes Lady Sabre & the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether that much better! A collection of the hit webcomic, their Kickstarter projects collects the first five chapters in a stunning hardcover collection. Here is the info straight from the Kickstarter page: Lady Sabre & The […]

Memorial Day

On this day, we here at Pastrami Nation would like to take this time to remember and honor those who served our armed forces. From those who are here with us, to those who are with us in spirit. We will never forget your sacrifice, your dedication, which is the reason we have our freedom. The cartoon above is by […]


San Francisco, CA, May 22, 2013 – VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint delivers a bloodthirsty new chapter of the legendary Vampire Hunter D saga with the North American release of NOBLE V: GREYLANCER, now available in stores. The new fantasy novel by Hideyuki Kikuchi, carries an MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $16.99 CAN. The release also includes a bonus novelette […]

IDW Limited Launches Line of Star Trek Deluxe Hardcover

San Diego, CA (May 14th, 2013) – Today, IDW Limited announced one small step for comics and one giant leap for Star Trek fans everywhere with the launch of a new line of limited edition STAR TREK books, under license by CBS Consumer Products. ( Starting with Star Trek: Where No Man Has Gone Before, a deluxe hardcover collecting issues […]

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble Comes to Disney XD This Summer, Sneak Peak This Weekend

I have an army… we have a…Falcon…? The Biggest Heroes. The Biggest Threats. The Biggest Stakes! It’s the most anticipated new animated series to launch this year and this July, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble reunites Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes — Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow & Falcon! Featuring the team that took the world by storm […]

New Trailer for the Man of Steel

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s… You got it, It’s big blue himself, Superman, in a brand new trailer for the Man of Steel. With this trailer, we get a better look at Zod, as well as a glimpse at the epic battle scenes we have been dreaming of in a Superman film. Opening June 14th, I know I’ll be […]

New Trailer and Posters for The Wolverine

Snikt! Here comes a brand new trailer for Marvel’s The Wolverine, hitting theaters this July! Also, check out some of the new wood cut style posters, this time featuring Yukio and Viper. This movie keeps looking better and better, here’s to hoping for a blockbuster! [youtube]

Pastrami Flick Review: Star Trek-Into Darkness

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation (Victorville) To boldly go where no one has gone before: that is tagline that everyone remembers. Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry, has stood the test of the time, with plenty of memorable moments, both on television and on the small screen. In 2009, the Star Trek brand was reimagined for a new generation, with […]

Pastrami Comic Review: Cyborg 009 Chapter 000

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Fans of anime and manga know all too well what Cyborg 009 is. Created by Shotaro Ishinomori, Cyborg 009 has been a manga, and anime, and a pop culture icon since it’s inception in 1964. This year, the property is becoming a comic book, straight from Archaia Entertainment. Now, when I say comic, I […]

Axe Cop Animated Series- Upfronts Trailer

Axe Cop! Axe Cop, the Dark Horse comic book series that was created by a 28 year old artist and his 5 year old brother, is coming to FOX this summer as an animated series! The star of the show, an axe wielding cop, is voiced by Nick Offerman, with additional voice actors including Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito (Gustavo!) and […]

More Sketch Covers from Pastrami Nation’s Jason T. Smith! Daryl Dixon! Iron Man!

Here’s Daryl and Tony! Pastrami Nation’s Co-Founder Jason T. Smith has done up a few more sketches on some blank sketch covers. Check out another sketch of The Walking Dead’s Daryl as well as one of Iron Man! Check them out, and if you like, check them out on eBay! Daryl: Iron Man:

Marvel Comics Unveils the New Angela Design by Joe Q!

Change is good for everybody. Marvel Comics announced a few weeks back that Angela (yes, Angela from the Spawn comics) is coming to the Marvel Universe thanks to the current storyline, Age of Ultron! We knew she would get redesigned,and now here is the first look of the new design by Joe Quesada! Check out the press release below: Marvel […]

Dark Horse Presents #24 to Debut New Superhero Blackout

Have you figured it out yet? Dark Horse Comics, and their awesome anthology Dark Horse Presents, have been spinning quality stories from their anthology collection into full and mini series of their own…yes, the stories are that good! Well, if you are late to the game, now is your chance to jump on board with May’s Dark Horse Presents #24, […]

The Walking Dead #109 Daryl Dixon Sketch Cover by Pastrami Nation’s Jason T. Smith

“Yeah, and people in hell want Slurpees…” Daryl Dixon is hands down the breakout star of AMC’s The Walking Dead, and thanks to the blank cover for The Walking Dead #109, Daryl comes to the comics. Kinda. Pastrami Nation Co-Founder Jason T. Smith created this sketch cover feature everyone’s favorite redneck. It’s up on eBay, right now, at