Both Man of Steel Trailers…Yes, There are Two!

Whoever that man is…good character or bad… is gonna change the world… Those are the words of Pa Kent, played by Kevin Costner in next year’s Man of Steel, and from the trailer many of us saw before The Dark Knight Rises. However, have you heard the Jor-El version? Check out the video below, as it has both trailers in […]

Chopping Block Review: Beasts of Burden-Neighborhood Watch

Review by Nolan P. Smith Writer: Evan Dorkin Artist: Jill Thompson Release Date: August 1st, 2012 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: www.darkhorse.com Back in 2005, Beasts of Burden took home a prestigious Will Eisner Industry Award for Best Short Story. In 2010, it received another for Best Publication for Teens. If you are reading this and still have no clue […]

Chopping Block Review-Axe Cop: President of the World #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Malachai Nicolle Artist: Ethan Nicolle Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: www.darkhorse.com I first heard about Axe Cop in late 2010, and wow, was I blown away. Created by brothers Malachai and Ethan Nicolle, the book did something I had never seen: it put a child in the writer’s chair. You see, Malachai was […]

Chopping Block Review- Chew: Secret Agent Poyo #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: John Layman Artist: Rob Guillory Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com FOR MATURE READERS A death defying, tough as nails, secret agent rooster; if that premise doesn’t scream about the originality in comics, then I don’t know what does. Spinning out of one of Image Comic’s critically acclaimed titles, Chew, we now get a […]

Last Friday: Coming Next Christmas

You got knocked the F’ out!!! Here it is, the first poster for the newest film in the Friday series, Last Friday. Reuniting Ice Cube and Chris Tucker, the film also stars Mike Epps and Katt Williams. I don’t know much more about the film, but being a fan of the Friday films, I am excited and optimistic.

Giant God Warrior Teaser by Hideaki Anno and Studio Ghibli

A great example of classic film-making. Studio Ghibli and Neon Genesis Evangelion’s Hideaki Anno have made quite the short film. “Kyoshinhei Tokyo ni Arawaru” (Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo), is made with no computer animations. Instead, it relies on the classic film techniques of old, like using miniatures and model sized sets. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo […]

Funimation Annouces a Slew of New Licenses at Otakon 2012

Anime lovers, be ready. Funimation, the company that brought the US some of the best animes to date, such as Dragonball Z, Yu Yu Hakusho, and more, has announced more great titles coming stateside. Announced at this weekend’s Otakon. Here is the press release straight from Funimation’s blog: Flower Mound, TX –July 28, 2012- FUNimation Entertainment announced today at Otakon […]

Lady Gaga in Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills

If looks could kill… Director Robert Rodriguez announced via Twitter today that Lady Gaga will be in his next film, Machete Kills. Here is what Rodriguez tweeted: I just finished working with @LadyGaga on @MacheteKills, she kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away!” Gaga joins an all star cast, which includes Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana, […]

The Cost of Being Iron Man

That’s A LOT of money! In the same vein as the Cost of Being Batman post (which was posted days ago right here on Pastrami Nation), MoneySuperMarket.com has made a cool visual about what the cost would be to be a real life armored Avenger. Take a look…and let’s see who’s Tony Stark rich…

WWE 13 Roster Update and New Trailer

Change is a good thing. WWE officially announced a few names for the upcoming WWE 13 from THQ. They also provided a new trailer which shows some of the improvements in this newest WWE game. Check out the names below, as well as the new trailer: CM Punk John Cena Sheamus Mark Henry Steve Austin Mike Tyson Chris Jericho Mankind […]

Ultimate Warrior Returns to Wrestling!

The Warrior returns! Today, Big Time Wrestling had a major announcement, and the image above is just that. Looks like iconic Warrior (Ultimate Warrior in his WWF days) will be along for BTW’s fall tour.  Big Time Wrestling has garnered some of the biggest names in wrestling: from Bobby Lashley, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, The Franchise Shane Douglas, and more. I […]

Chopping Block Review: The Dark Knight Rises

It’s the most anticipated film of the summer, maybe even of the year. This is director Christopher Nolan’s swan song to DC Comic’s Dark Knight, Batman. He gave us a great new beginning, and an unforgettable Dark Knight, so how does the third film in the trilogy measure up to the unbelievably high level of expectations? Does the Dark Knight […]

Image Comics Point of Impact Hits This October

It’s all in the eye of the beholder. Image Comics announced today that fan favorite writer Jay Faerber (Near Death, Dynamo 5) is unleashing a new miniseries this fall, alongside Koray Kuranel, who I am not too familiar with, but after doing some research I am very impressed. Point of Impact shows how little we really know about the ones […]

Digger's Agent 88 Kickstarter Project Aims for Web Series, Minimates, Peter Mayhew and More

Now this is worth a look. Digger, the founder of Art Asylum, the company that brought the world the best mini figures in the world, Minimates, has an awesomely cool Kickstarter project running, which includes producing a web series and exclusive Minimates. Check out the Kickstarter project at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1460783231/agent-88-the-web-series, and look at all the different levels of donations and what […]

Total Recall 2012: No, They Are Not Real

Photo Credit: SplashNews It’s been spreading like a wildfire since the San Diego Comic Con. No, they are not real: none of them. Actress Kaitlyn Leeb has made it clear to fan boys across the globe regarding the prosthetic she wears in the new Total Recall film in an interview she did with the Calgary Herald: “There were a bunch […]

Prime Cut Review: Saga #5

Review By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Publisher: Image Comics, Website: www.imagecomics.com This series keeps getting better. Seriously, I knew that Saga was going to be a hell of a ride, but after reading issue #5, my expectations have been blown away. You may have seen Saga as a Prime Cut before on Pastrami […]