Marvel NOW: Iron Man #1 Cover and Details Revealed

No longer the armored Avenger…no…Iron Man is now the Iconic Avenger. Which fits as his armor is as every bit iconic as Captain America’s shield and Thor’s hammer. Marvel.com posted an interview today with new series writer Kieron Gillen, where he talks about Iron Man, the man behind the mask, and what’s in store for old shell head. Plus, a […]

An Agent 88 Message from Tyler Mane + The Art of Agent 88 by Heavy Metal!

Time keeps on ticking…ticking…ticking…into the future… Five days. Five days and the Kickstarter project known as Agent 88 comes to an end. So, we have heard from Digger, the mastermind behind the project. We heard from Kay D’arcy, the actress and martial artists behind Agent 88. Who’s next? How about actor/former pro wrestler Tyler Mane? [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyZh-A9SgzY&w=640&h=360] I’m a fan […]

Next X-Men Film to be Days of Future Past

Going back to the classics. Today, IGN confirmed with Producer Bryan Singer that the sequel to X-Men: First Class will be Days of Future Past. The classic storyline ran in Uncanny X-Men #141(cover shown above) and #142 in 1981, and focused on a future where mutants were hunted down via the robot killing machines, the Sentinels. Check out the video […]

Oeming's The Victories Trailer!

Who doesn’t love a good anti-hero? Check out the trailer for Michael Avon Oeming’s (of Powers fame) The Victories, which hits stores August 15th from Dark Horse Comics. I have been hyped up for this one from the very start, and the cover art was actually one of the FIRST posts I did here on Pastrami Nation. I was lucky […]

The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 Trailer!

An epic is now animated. The Dark Knight Returns, the modern day classic Batman tale by Frank Miller, is now a two part animated film from DC Entertainment. Released today was the first trailer, and from what I saw, I’m impressed! Hardcore Bat-fans will know all too well the story of The Dark Knight Returns, but for those that don’t, […]

Aurora Rise Benefit Event-August 25th and 26th

Through tragedy, we shall rise. I wanted to pass this along, as I have heard many artists and writers pledging their support to help the families affected by the Aurora, CO tragedy. I have seen tweets and emails with various Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics creators all doing their part to help. This is the latest that I saw, […]

Wolverine Vs Batman: Fight!!!

Who really is the best there is at what they do? The people over at Super Power Beat Down (http://superpowerbeatdown.com/SPBD.html) have made an amazing live action battle between the Dark Knight and the Astonishing X-Man. VERY high production quality, the actors give a SPOT ON performance: this is something comic fans NEED to see! Take a look, check out their […]

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 […]

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…

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 […]

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 […]

Prime Cut Review: The Strange Talent of Luther Strode

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Justin Jordan Artist: Tradd Moore Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com I love the comic book medium. You can do so much with it, express so much through the panels, between the panels, to where it stays in the reader’s head. Image Comics has a TON of original works this year, but The Strange […]

SDCC 2012: Marvel Universe Figures

Big things come in small packages. The 3 3/4 inch Marvel Universe line had a lot to show at SDCC, including some surprises. Shown were waves that include Nova, Kang, the Scarlet Witch, Puck and Blastaar. New two packs were also shown, featuring a black FF Spider-Man and a white FF Dr. Doom. She Hulk is even coming to the […]

SDCC 2012: DC Direct

Well, it’s that time again. Our SDCC coverage is beginning to come to a close, but the news from the con, as well as the most up to date news in comics, toys, video games and more will continue on strong here at Pastrami Nation! Check out the awesome showing that DC Direct had, including the MASSIVE Darkseid based off […]