Comic Book Review: Canto III: Lionhearted #1

By Nolan P Smith Editor When Canto first hit shelves, I knew it was something special. The story of a clockwork slave knight without a name or heart was an instant hit for IDW, spawning a sequel series- The Hollow Men. But the story isn’t over yet, as a third part is here with Canto III: Lionhearted. From David M. […]

Comic Book Review: Bountiful Garden #1

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Being stranded in space has to be one of the most terrifying thoughts one could imagine. No way to call home, no idea what surrounds you or inhabits the strange planets you see. That’s what happens in Bountiful Garden #1, the latest book from Mad Cave, which hits stores this September. From Ivy Noelle Weir, […]

TITLE BOX TUESDAY Is Here! This Week’s Title Is… IT EATS WHAT FEEDS IT!

By Staff Reports Scout Comics & Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is proud to announce a new weekly imitative called TITLE BOX TUESDAYS! Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future, Scout will release a limited edition box set of one of the many amazing titles in their catalog.  This Tuesday’s title box is…IT EATS WHAT FEEDS ITIn this grimy horror romp, Francois, a stunning middle-aged woman, has […]

Graphic Novel Review: Djeliya

By Nolan P. Smith Editor in Chief I will go ahead and lead with something I have said repeatedly: you can tell any story in the comic book medium. Anything. From superheroes to horror, romance to daring rescues, biopics to PSA’s. With TKO Studios’ latest graphic novel Djeliya, we dive into West African lore with monsters, mayhem, and destiny. From […]

The Philosophy of Venom Review

By Craig Timchak The Philosophy of Venom, a collection of writings and images from around the globe and throughout the years.  What I would define as the perfect summarization of Eddie Brock and his Symbiote over the last 23 years since the dynamic duo was released upon the world by Todd McFarlane and David Michelinie. With the current conclusion of […]

A Graphic Novel Review: Scales & Scoundrels Book 2: The Festival of Life

By Rebecca Benson TKO Studios has offered comic book readers a beautifully crafted continuation of Luvander’s journey. A journey that brings forth danger, heartache, hope, self-discovery, and friendship. Oh, and let’s not leave out dragons! Scales & Scoundrels flows from Book One to Two incredibly well. With much goings-on but I will try my best to recap without giving away […]

Kickstart Slums of the Empire City

By Staff Reports Picture it, the seedy streets of 19th century New York teeming with vagrants, scoundrels and ‘ne’er do wells’ all hell bent on making a buck at any cost, including murder! Based on actual events, Slums of the Empire City, written by renowned Hollywood Visual Effects Supervisor, Ryan Curtis (Superman and Lois, Van Helsing, Lucifer), with art and letters by […]

Jeff Lemire’s New Series ‘Mazebook’ to be Published by Dark Horse

By Staff Reports The Only Way Out Is In. From Jeff Lemire, the creator of Sweet Tooth and New York Times bestselling and Eisner award-winning Black Hammer, comes Mazebook, an ambitious and haunting comic series about family, grief, and loss.       A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming to be her, […]

COMIC TAGS – A New Way To Collect Comic Books Has Launched In Partnership With SCOUT COMICS

By Staff Reports COMIC TAGS is a  way to both distribute and collect digital comic books that addresses some of the biggest problems that comic publishers and comic collectors face. COMIC TAGS are a hybrid of comic books and trading cards. These limited edition collectible cards each have a unique scratch off code to download a PDF copy of the graphic […]

Indie Comics Spotlight: Jason Orfalas- Octopus Cowboy

By Nolan P. Smith Editor and Chief  Welcome to Pastrami Nation’s Indie Comics Spotlight! We hope to help spread the word of amazing independent works with our comics and creator spotlights! With this installment, we shine the spotlight on Jason Orfalas and his project, Octopus Cowboy. Pastrami Nation: Tell us about yourself and your current project.  Jason Orfalas: “My name […]

SUPER MAGIC FOREST out next week

By Staff Reports Revival House Press is proud to announce the release of Super Magic Forest by Ansis Puriņš, the Xeric Award-winning writer and artist of Zombre. This all-new, 88-page full-color graphic novel invites readers, old and new, even deeper into the series and the lives of the creatures who inhabit the Magic Forest! Twit Leaf the Elf’s day job is picking […]

Comic Book Review: Redshift #1

By Daniel Schwartz I am a massive sci-fi and space fan. When I saw the latest offering from Scout Comics with a Martian farmer holding a chicken on the planet’s surface on the cover, I knew I had to check it out. And I will tell you; I am really glad that I did. Warning: Spoilers Below! Redshift tells the […]

Comic Book Review: Captain Marvel V2. #3

By Jeremiah Gagnon For this review, I check out Captain Marvel V2. #3 from IDW.  Our story begins with Carol Danvers A.K.A Captain Marvel waking up in her apartment. She gets up, feeds Chewy her Flerken, and meets Jessica Drew A.K.A Spider-Woman for breakfast only for their conversation to be interrupted by a small group of street thugs attempting to rob a shop. The two heroines […]

Spawn’s Universe #1 Officially IMAGE COMICS’ Top Selling First Issue of the 21st CENTURY

By Staff Reports Todd McFarlane, Emmy, Grammy winner, co-founder, and president of Image Comics, the 3rd largest comic publisher, shatters the record for Image Comic’s top-selling first-issue comic book of the 21st century by selling well over 200K units.  The SPAWN franchise is bigger than ever before and has sold millions of comics and toys worldwide. On the heels of the […]

Is Bad Idea Over?

By Staff Reports The news broke this week that one of the hottest up and coming publishers is now over- is Bad Idea done? See above for the cryptic message sent out. Are they done-done? Or is this paving the way for a Good Idea… Chime in and let us know your thoughts!

Kickstart the Mystery of FOG LINE

By Staff Reports In the vein of the infamous podcast Serial, comes a cold case summoned by the airwaves, and Henry is feeling the pressure. Introducing Fog Line, an all-new 36-page noir comic told in a cinematic landscape format, written by creative mastermind and 2020 Mad Cave Studios talent hunt winner Mario Candelaria (Ashes, Tales from the Pandemic) with art by […]

It’s an EPIC opportunity for comics creators-Introducing The Makerverse & Macroverse Epics

By Staff Reports Creators, bring on your geek stuff! Macroverse, the leader in the next generation of digital comics, is bringing an all-new dimension to their platform with the launch of the first NFT comic drops known as Macroverse Epics!  This is the beginning of a brand new creative community, all designed to empower story-tellers in this all-in-one creator-focused economy!  […]

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 […]

Graphic Novel Review: The Down River People

By Rebecca Benson Heartache, grief, and the macabre arise from the depths in this Southern “tale of woe.” From the creative team of Writer Adam Smith and Artist Matthew Fox and Letterer Mike Fiorentino, Archaia introduces us to “Down River People.” Still reeling from an unfortunate turn of events, Myers takes up the burden to keep his family legacy by […]

‘Superman vs. Lobo’ is coming to DC in August

By Staff Reports What happens when an indomitable force meets an irritating object? That’s what readers will find out when Superman runs into Lobo in August’s launch of Superman vs. Lobo! What will be worse, the damage Lobo causes on his own, or the chaos of trying to stop him? I smell a team-up, fanboys! Or, will it be a train […]

The Sinister Celestial Sorcerer COUNT DRACO KNUCKLEDUSTER Arrives This July From Scout Comics/Black Caravan

By Staff Reports The sequel to PHANTOM STARKILLER! The Curse of the Cryptocrystalline Stone continues! Follow the Cosmic Ghoul Warrior and young psychic, Acele Aerglo, as they embark on the next chapter of an adventure that will take them from the vastness of The Void to the depths of an aquatic moon crawling with fantastic creatures! This action-packed tale of […]

Z2 COMICS ANNOUNCES THE FIRST-EVER OFFICIAL FREDDIE MERCURY GRAPHIC NOVEL– LOVER OF LIFE, SINGER OF SONGS

By Staff Reports Z2 Comics is proud to partner with Universal Music Group and Mercury Songs Ltd for Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs, the first-ever graphic novel paying tribute to one of the greatest figures the music world has ever known. A first in the comics format, Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs will be […]

NEW SERIES SECOND CHANCES PROMISES ACTION-PACKED NOIR

By Staff Reports Up-and-coming writer Ricky Mammone teams with artist Max Bertolini (The Witcher, Nathan Never) for an explosive new series in Second Chances. This action-packed noir is best described as Sin City by way of Better Call Saul and is set to launch from Image Comics this August. Second Chances Hotline—call now and get a new identity! All you […]

Legendary Comics Forms New Young Adult Imprint

By Staff Reports Launching with a slate of five original graphic novels created for the young adult space, Legendary Comics announced today a new imprint, Legendary Comics YA, dedicated to telling original and character-driven stories across a wide array of genres. With a commitment to amplify new voices, spotlight diverse perspectives, and seek out passionate talent telling authentic stories, the […]