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 […]

Breath of Fire: Official Complete Works To Be Released By UDON Entertainment

By Staff Reports UDON Entertainment is excited to announce the hardcover release of BREATH OF FIRE: OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS! The classic Breath of Fire series stands out as Capcom’s most acclaimed foray into the fantasy RPG genre. A favorite among fans, Breath of Fire is known for its rich visuals, characters, and worlds. BREATH OF FIRE: OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS collects […]

Mad Cave Announces New Series Stargazer from the Writer of Show’s End and the Art Team behind Clankillers

By Staff Reports What if four children were abducted by a UFO and implanted with stolen technology capable of destroying an ancient alien race? What if twenty years later those same aliens want what was taken from them? Find out in Mad Cave’s intergalactic new series: Stargazer. Story by Anthony Cleveland (Show’s End), with art by Antonio Fuso (Wyrd) and […]

UDON Entertainment Celebrates Release of Hardcover Street Fighter: World Warrior Encyclopedia- Arcade Edition

By Staff Reports Coming from UDON Entertainment in Spring 2020: STREET FIGHTER: WORLD WARRIOR ENCYCLOPEDIA-ARCADE EDITION! From Akuma to Zangief, enter the world of Street Fighter, where fighters of every size, shape, and color collide in a global battle for dominance. Each combatant comes to the mat with their own unique moves and fighting style. Now, learn the whole story […]

The High Desert Gets its Own Comic Con with JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo on February 8th

By Nolan P. Smith Editor For years, the High Desert has hoped for a comic con to take place right here in our community. On February 8th, it finally happens as JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo debuts at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds. Attendees can expect a plethora of things to enjoy with vendors, celebrities, comic dealers, toy & Collectibles, costumes, […]

Los Angeles Comic Con Celebrates its Ninth Year This Weekend with Special Guests, Artists, Cosplay and More

By Nolan P. Smith On October 11th-13th, the Los Angeles Convention Center will once again host the Los Angeles Comic Con. Now in its ninth year, this year’s convention has plenty for fans to be excited for: from a reunion of “The Office” cast, a Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Cosplay Contest, and guests including Ron Pearlman (Hellboy, Sons of […]

BOOM! Studios Announces Once & Future #2 Third Printing

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios announced today that ONCE & FUTURE #2 the next chapter of the hottest original series launch of the year from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars), Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus), and acclaimed colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol), has sold out […]

ICYMI: Going to the Chapel #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson From Action Lab Danger Zone and the writer of Spencer & Locke comes “Going to the Chapel,” a romantic comedy with an action twist. First-time bride Emily is about to get married to mister right. But she can’t help but wonder, is he mister right for her? Just hours before the wedding, she is having second thoughts […]

Justin Jordan & Tyasseta’s Breaklands Debuts 9/4 Via ComiXology Originals

By Staff Reports ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comics service announces Breaklands, an all-new, creator owned mini-series from Justin Jordan, the co-creator and writer of The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, acclaimed artist Tyasseta, and colorist Sarah Stern, with letters by Rachel Deering. Set 150 years in the future, Breaklands features a world where everyone has powers… except for one young […]

Rose City Comic Con Announces Full Schedule of Events

By Staff Reports Rose City Comic Con, Oregon’s premier comic con, is proud to announce three days of programming complete with panels, workshops, celebrity appearances, and more, taking over the Oregon Convention Center from September 13-15. Family-friendly pavilion Rose City Jr, presented by the Toy Association, brings all-ages programming to its dedicated stage on the show floor. Read below for […]

Fandoms Collide at Long Beach, California’s Premier Pop Culture Event — Long Beach Comic Con 2019

By Staff Reports MAD Event Management LLC— experienced hosts of diverse and inclusive pop culture conventions — is thrilled to announce the epic programming line-up of its annual comics-first show, LongBeachComicCon(#LBCC2019)! Jam-packed with panels and activities, LBCC 2019 is the #1 pop culture event where fans in the beautiful Greater Los Angeles area can celebrate all there is to love […]