Xencelabs Signs Hunt’s Photo & Video as an Authorized U.S. Reseller

By Staff Reports Xencelabs Technologies Ltd. has signed Hunt’s Photo & Video as an authorized reseller in the United States. The new relationship creates a wider audience for Xencelabs’ full line of Pen Tablets and accessories through the strong reputation and relationships Hunt’s has formed within the photography and digital imaging markets. Started in 1889 as a family-owned drugstore, Hunt’s […]

VISIONARY SIMON STÅLENHAG INVITES YOU TO TAKE A FIRST LOOK INSIDE THE LABYRINTH

By Staff Reports Image/Skybound unveiled an all-new first look inside The Labyrinth, a tense, dark tale of ruin and vengeance set among a stunning sci-fi apocalypse like you’ve never seen before from visionary illustrator and author Simon Stålenhag (The Electric State, Tales from the Loop). “There is no graphic fiction storyteller in the world like Simon Stålenhag, who’s crafted one of the most haunting and prescient stories of the year in The Labyrinth,” said Sean […]

Rogue’s Paint the Can Dead Contest is Back for Year Two with the Addition of Celebrity Judging Panel

By Staff Reports For the second year, Rogue Ales & Spirits is celebrating its flagship beer with the ‘Paint the Can Dead’ campaign. Starting today, Rogue is challenging fans to create original Dead Guy inspired can art on a special edition blank white can. New this year, a panel of celebrity judges will pick the grand prize winner to receive […]

Xencelabs Shines a Spotlight on Artists and the Creative Process at LightBox Expo Online

By Staff Reports Xencelabs Technologies Ltd. is putting the artistic process front and center at LightBox Expo 2021. The leading developer of professional digital design tools and the new Pen Tablet will host more than 30 live-streamed sessions with prominent artists working in the entertainment industry, from motion pictures and animation to gaming and illustration. The online sessions will begin […]

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 […]

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 […]

The JayZoMon/Dark Myth Company Presents PCE Scarefaire 2021-Horror in the High Desert

By Staff Reports JayZoMon/Dark Myth Company has announced PCE/Scarefaire, a new event being added to the PCE roster! Scarefaire is a horror themed event and offers a wide variety of entertainment for those who like a little scare, to the die-hard horror fan. Vendors range from one-of-a-kind products, incredible artwork, and collectables to authors and celebrities. Eddie Aguirre, the man […]

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 […]

Legendary Entertainment Launches Two New NFT Collections for Fans and Art Lovers in Celebration of the Epic Feature Film GODZILLA VS. KONG

(Credit: BossLogic) By Staff Reports In anticipation of Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures epic action-adventure motion picture Godzilla vs. Kong, Legendary Entertainment is launching two new exclusive NFT (non-fungible token) collections specially created for fans and art lovers alike. Celebrated fan artist Boss Logic and Terra Virtua Ltd will each offer two unique lines of digital collectibles that represent […]

DC TEAMS WITH CITY OF BURBANK TO UNVEIL LARGER-THAN-LIFE BATMAN STATUE

By Staff Reports Today, the World’s Greatest Detective arrived in Burbank, California, in the form of a colossal Batman statue based on the critically acclaimed Batman: Hush character design by world-renowned artist, publisher, and chief creative officer of DC, Jim Lee. Brought to life by Visit Burbank in partnership with DC, Lee’s celebrated design from his 2002 Batman run was […]

The Art of Ghost of Tsushima Review

By Nolan P Smith Editor I love the feudal Japan era. The samurai, the sword fighting, the beautiful settings- I gravitate to any stories told in this setting. From movies and comic books to video games, I love the all. This year, Sucker Punch released one of the biggest video game releases of 2020 with Ghost of Tsushima. Dark Horse […]

Harley Quinn Black + White + Red Chapter Nine: “Indiana Quinn!”

By Staff Reports Hammering fans weekly with Harley Quinn stories in the vein of Batman: Black & White, the ninth chapter of Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red has arrived! Joe Quinones, hot off his incredible Dial H for Hero run, writes and illustrates this ninth installment of the fourteen-chapter anthology series, now available on participating digital platforms, including readdc.com, Comixology, Amazon Kindle, Apple […]

D23 Celebrates 65 Years of The Disney Theme Park

By Staff Reports It was 65 years ago that Disneyland first welcomed guests to enjoy a new kind of experience: the theme park. And to mark the occasion, Disney twenty-three has created a one-of-a-kind, stand-alone issue, filled with rich stories and stunning photography that look at the development and evolution of the Disney theme park. Disney artist Ricky De Los […]

Check out the super cute 3D “Tiny Diamond” Chalk Installation for TROLLS WORLD TOUR!

By Staff Reports In celebration of TROLLS WORLD TOUR, breakout star “Tiny Diamond” visited The Grove in Los Angeles over the weekend in a unique, social distancing-compliant way!* Designer and illustrator Keith Kaminski created a 15 foot, 3D chalk illustration of the delightful character and debuted the installation at the center of The Grove.  The fun and interactive photo opp was a hit […]

Kidrobot brings art to life with the first piece in a new collection featuring the work of Keith Haring

By Staff Reports Continuing our celebration of inspirational artists of the 20th century, Kidrobot brings art to life with the first piece in a new collection featuring the work of Keith Haring. This Kidrobot x Keith Haring collection will include Keith Haring 8” Masterpiece Dunny art figures, a Keith Haring Dunny Mini Series, and other Keith Haring art figures and sculptures. The pieces in this collection will be released monthly throughout 2020 and beyond. Kidrobot is proud to introduce a Dunny featuring the […]

Interview with artist Dawn McTeigue

By Nolan P. Smith Join Pastrami Nation’s Nolan Smith and Eddie Aguirre as we interview the talented Dawn McTeigue! It debuts at 8PM PST on May 13th! We talk about comics, hats, SuperBoop Squad, and more! PLUS- Dawn is giving away a signed comic book to one lucky winner! Also, we are giving away TWO Pastrami Nation meals from Apollo […]

Pastrami Nation Mega Podcast!

Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Mega Podcast! Join Nolan, Jason, and a slew of amazing podcasters, reviewers, and guests from our eight-year history! We talk about pop culture during these COVID times, debate what franchise is doing better in 2020 (Star Wars or Star Trek), and learn about our amazing giveaways that end on May 13th!!!

Power-Con Postponed Until 2021 – Online Experience to Be Announced Soon for 2020

By Staff Reports As the safety and well-being of fans is of the upmost importance, the team at Power-Con has decided to postpone our 2020 event. Power-Con will return September 11 & 12, 2021 to the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, California. Everyone at Power-Con has remained optimistic that the 2020 event could continue as originally planned. However, in light of […]

Something Badass and Different for Mother’s Day

By Eddie Aguirre This year, I thought long and hard about what I wanted to get my wife, Jessica, for Mother’s Day. The typical gifts came to mind; candles, small appliances, books, or clothing. They were all just the same and not very exciting. I remembered past discussions we had about having an artist do a commission of her. Through […]

Comic-Con 2020, WonderCon Cancelled in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Staff Reports For the first time in its 50-year history San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC), the organizers behind the annual pop culture celebration, announced today with deep regret that there will be no Comic-Con in 2020. The event will instead return to the San Diego Convention Center from July 22-25, 2021. Recognizing that countless attendees save and plan for […]

Heavy Metal 300 Cover Reveal; Brendan Columbus Debut

By Staff Reports Heavy Metal has dropped information on the landmark #300 issue, including the reveal of Cover A, and new on Brendan Columbus, son of filmmaker Chris Columbus, and his debut in Heavy Metal! Cover A of Issue 300 Features Heavy Metal Heroine Taarna Since the 1981 Heavy Metal movie, Taarna the Taarakian has been the avatar of all […]

Linebreakers Assembles Local High Desert Artists for Art Drive to Help St. Mary’s Hospital with COVID-19 Supplies

By Staff Reports Linebreakers, the largest comic book and hobby shop in the High Desert, has brought together the talents of seven local artists for an Art Drive that will help support the artists, as well as help purchase COVID-19 supplies for St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley. “We are doing this in an effort to help in the […]

“This is the Way” Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con Brings Pop Cultures Biggest Stars to Las Vegas in 2020

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– As announced exclusively via ComicBook.com, Amazing Comic Conventions LLC is excited to announce that AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON! is returning to Las Vegas from June 26th to 28th with a FIRST WAVE of headline talent from Disney+ and Lucas Film’s The Mandalorian, Funimation’s My Hero Academia as well as some of the current biggest […]

JayZoMon’s Inaugural Pop Culture Expo Brought the High Desert It’s First Comic Book Convention and More

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, Eddie Aguirre and Jessica Rude-Aguirre This past Saturday, residents made their way to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds for the first-ever pop culture/comic book convention to come to the High Desert as JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo brought cosplay, comic books, celebrities, and professional wrestling to our community.  Organized […]