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 the photos below!

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 Pastrami Nation’s Myke Fabela and […]

VIZ Media Unveils The World Next Door

By Staff Reports VIZ Media takes gamers on a vivid journey to an alternate realm with the release of THE WORLD NEXT DOOR on March 28th. This debut video game from the multimedia entertainment company is produced as part of an ongoing publishing partnership with indie game innovator Rose City Games, with character designs by Lord Gris. Already award-winning in […]

Valiant Heads to WonderCon in Sunny California with Engaging Panels, Cool Exclusives, and More

By Staff Reports Valiant Entertainment is thrilled to announce Wondercon in Anaheim as the next stop on its 2019 convention tour! From Friday, March 29th to Sunday, March 31st, make your way to Booth #1123 in the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, where Valiant will be set up alongside popular Southern California comic book retailer Collector’s Paradise. Along with […]

Award Winning Playwright Sean Lewis Teams with Award Winning Artist Hayden Sherman for New Tech Thriller Comic Series THUMBS

By Staff Reports Award winning playwright and comics writer Sean Lewis (Coyotes, Saints, The Few) teams up with award winning artist Hayden Sherman (The Few) for a new technology thriller series in Thumbs. The rapid-paced, science-fiction maxi-series will be five issues—each issue a total of 40 pages—and will launch from Image Comics this June. Imagine someone like, say, Mark Zuckerberg […]

The Shazam Review: Say My Name

By Nolan P. Smith He is one of the original superheroes, having made his first appearance back in the 1930s. He is on par for power with the likes of Superman and Wonder Woman, yet many are not familiar with the hero Shazam. The former Captain Marvel is not a household name, but after the release of the film, that […]

Saying Goodbye to Supernatural

By Kevin Hoskinson After one final season next year, “Supernatural” is coming to an end. Stars Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and Misha Collins released a video statement on Instagram announcing the news. “We just told the crew that even though we’re very excited to be moving into our 15th season, it will be our last,” Ackles said. “15 years of […]

Wulfborne #1 Review: A Walk Through Hell

By Nolan P. Smith Scout Comics has another amazing title on its hands, this time in the form of the dark series, Wuflborne. Created and drawn by Brian Middleton, the book followers Wulfborne the adventurer, who is on a journey that might mean his doom. “Come to me and I will heal your broken heart,”, these are the words Wulfborne […]

Dungeons & Dragons A Darkened Wish #1 Review

By Carlos Melgarejo Written by B. Dave Walters and illustrated by Tess Fowler Laron, Moonshae Isles- Present day The Dungeons and Dragons franchise is as popular as ever, and with the new series from IDW, we get more from the original world building fantasy game. Let’s jump into this Dungeons and Dragon style: story first. An approaching enemy forces of […]

Daniel Chabon Promoted To Senior Editor at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is pleased to announce the promotion of Daniel Chabon to the role of Senior Editor. Chabon joined the Dark Horse family in 2009 as an assistant editor on Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. He’s an Eisner Award-nominated comic book and graphic novel editor with a master’s degree in book publishing from Portland State University and a law […]

Matt Wagner’s Grendel Returns to Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Grendel Prime searches the stars for a new home for mankind, and Matt Wagner returns to his darkest creation! Today, Dark Horse is happy to announce a new Grendel series from Eisner Award-nominated creator Matt Wagner (Grendel, Mage), joined by colorist Brennan Wagner (Grendel vs. The Shadow, Batman), and letterer Dave Lanphear (Aliens vs. Predator: Deadspace, Mage: […]

Lion Forge Announces At The End of Your Tether, An All-New Series Launching in June

By Staff Reports Convention season is officially underway for 2019! Lion Forge made waves with the announcement of At the End of Your Tether, an all-new original series from Adam Smith, V.V. Glass, and Hilary Jenkins, set to debut this June! It’s 1997 and Ludo is heartbroken. Arlo was the only real bond he had made in a stiff military upbringing. But since a […]

Honor and Curse #1 Review: Live by the Sword

By Nolan P. Smith Mad Cave Studios have given us some amazing books: from a holy war to sci-fi epic, we have seen some incredible ideas from the studio. With Honor and Curse, we are transported to 14th Century Japan as we see a man struggling with something deep inside himself. By Mark London, Nicolas Salamanca, with colors and cover […]

Little Bird #1 Review: Bloody Amazing

By Nolan P. Smith I am often caught by surprise when diving into a new Image Comics series. With Little Bird, I thought it would be worth checking out solely by the cover art. I didn’t read the premise, didn’t research anything on it. What I got is a tale full of high octane action, a girl struggling to survive […]

Calamity Kate #1 Review: The Rock Star of Monster Hunters

By Nolan P. Smith Monster hunting has been all the rage for years now. From Van Helsing to the Winchester brothers on Supernatural, we gravitate towards these heroes in every creative medium. With Dark Horse Comic’s Calamity Kate, we get an over the top, celebrity status monster hunter with a charm all her own. From Magdalene Visaggio, Corin Howell, Valentina […]

The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 Review

By Wudood Omran He is one of the focal points in the Valiant Universe, and now Toyo Harada gets his own, well-deserved series with The Life and Death of Toyo Harada. Toyo Harada was born in Hiroshima, 1936. Just a few years later, in 1941, Japan declares war on the United States and the allied forces. So at a young […]

Transformers #1 Review: The Beginning of the End!

By Daniel Schwartz How did Cybertron fall into civil war and eventual ruin? How did Megatron become the leader of the Decepticons? How did Orion Pax ultimately become Optimus Prime? Fans of the Transformers have been asking these questions for years. There have been several different explanations to these questions, and they have all left fans more confused. Enter IDW’s […]

You Are Cordially Invited to the Hostage Situation of the Century in Action Lab’s Going to the Chapel

By Staff Reports When a conflicted bride’s wedding is taken over by bank robbers, she’ll discover love is the ultimate hostage situation: that is the premise of Going to the Chapel, hitting stores this fall from Action Lab: Danger Zone. Get ready to say yes to distress in Going to the Chapel, an insanely action-packed romantic comedy from Ringo Award-nominated […]

Yonder – The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Review

By Steven Seggerman Some games are no-holds-barred, adrenaline-filled thrill rides full of action and danger, and then there are games like Yonder. It has none of that; in fact, there is no combat whatsoever. At first, I found that mind-blowing, but after sinking a lot of time into it, I realized that it doesn’t need any of that stuff. The […]

Dark Horse Comics and DC Universes Collide with Black Hammer/ Justice League

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Comics and DC Publishing present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019 in Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire (Essex County, Descender, Green Arrow, Sweet Tooth) and artist Michael Walsh (Spider-Man, Star Wars) join forces to bring the heroes of Metropolis to the Black Hammer Farm!  Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of […]

DC Universe Hit Series “Titans: The Complete First Season” Hits Digital March 21; Blu-ray/DVD Coming Soon

By Staff Reports A bold, new take on DC’s famed Super Hero team – from executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti, Greg Walker, Sarah Schechter and John Fawcett – comes to Digital on March 21, 2019 when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Titans: The Complete First Season. All 11 thrilling episodes of the DC UNIVERSE digital subscription service’s […]

The Captain Marvel Review

By Nolan P. Smith It is easily one of the most anticipated movies of 2019. The first female lead superhero movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The tipping point as we head towards Avengers: End Game. Captain Marvel is here, but does the film shine bright like it’s comic book counterpart, or is it more of a falling star than […]