Rose City Comic Con 2021

By Kevin Hoskinson It was interesting walking through the doors of the Oregon Convention Center this year for Rose City Comic Con 2021. The last time I stepped foot into the building was earlier this year when my wife and I received our Covid vaccines, and the vibe couldn’t have been more different. As we walked through the halls to […]

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 […]

Nerdist Pop Culture Panel Series NERDIST NEWS TALKS BACK Returns June 22

By Staff Reports Today, Nerdist announced the popular series Nerdist News Talks Back will return on their official YouTube channel. Beginning Monday, June 22, fans can join host Dan Casey (Nerdist News, Explainiac) and a rotating panel of experts, luminaries, and celebrities from the pop culture universe to abandon character limits and dig into fascinating discussions of everything (and anything) pop culture fans care about. […]

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!!!

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 […]

Vault Unveils Vault Vanguard Con, A Virtual Convention!

By Staff Reports As part of Vault’s ongoing virtual convention, Vault Vanguard Con, the publisher announced a plethora of new online events that will take place over the next week. Download the Vault Vanguard Sneak Preview HERE! First, Vault will hold a reddit AMA on the r/comics subreddit tomorrow, Thursday March 19th, from 4:00-5:00pm MST. Fans can ask the Vault […]

Pop Culture Crash: Major Events, Theme Parks, Movies and More Canceled or Postponed Due to Coronavirus

By Kevin Hoskinson First and foremost, our thoughts are with those affected by the Coronavirus around the world, and we are hoping this all comes to an end very soon. With the Coronavirus (or COVID-19) becoming more widespread across the globe, certain precautions are being taken to help contain it. While the CDC and the WHO suggest basic sanitary protocols […]

“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 […]

Exploding Kittens and The Oatmeal Announce Burning Cat, First Annual Convention Celebrating Tabletop Games

By Staff Reports Exploding Kittens, the hit game creator, is announcing Burning Cat, a first-of-its-kind convention meant to bring together game enthusiasts and creators for a fun, interactive weekend of gameplay on May 16 -17, 2020, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. “Burning Cat is the party we’ve always wanted to throw,” said Elan Lee, Co-Founder of Exploding […]

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 […]

SuperToyCon Cosplayers

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Check out some photos we snapped of cosplayers at SuperToyCon this past weekend in Las Vegas. Though there weren’t a whole lot of cosplayers walking the convention floor, we found some pretty great costumes! Check them out!

DesignerCon 2015- Art Explosion in Pasadena

By Jason T. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith (Pasadena)– This weekend, the artful city of Pasadena was once again home to DesignerCon, or D-Con as it is also known by. Featuring artists, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of pop, underground and urban art, the show took place at the Pasadena Convention Center, and was met with crowds of fans, creators, […]

VIZ Media Announces a Wide Array of Exciting Exclusives and Show Specials for New York Comic Con 2015

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has detailed a comprehensive and exciting collection of show exclusives, advance manga and anime releases and other special items available for purchase at the VIZ Media booth during New York Comic Con 2015. New York Comic Con takes place October […]

Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Part 1- Cosplayers, Comic Books, and the King of the North Invade the LBC

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) took place this weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, and did so in a super heroic fashion. The MAD Event Management Production brought together a great mix of independent comic book publishers and creators, major publishing studios, cosplay groups, vendors […]

Long Beach Comic Con Brings Cosplay, Skye, Captain Jack, Merlin and Comic Creators Galore to So Cal this Weekend

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Fans of comic books, cosplay, heroic and sci-fi television and more will want to flock to Long Beach this weekend as the Long Beach Comic Con takes over the main exhibit hall at the Long Beach Convention Center for the weekend. Celebrities attending the show includes John Barrowman (Arrow, Doctor Who), Chloe Bennet (Marvel’s Agents […]

VIZ Media’s Haikasoru Literary Imprint Participates at 73rd World Science Fiction Convention and Welcomes Author Taiyo Fujii

By Staff Reports VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint has announced its participation at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention. Haikasoru will welcome the acclaimed Japanese author Taiyo Fujii as a panel participant, and will host a retail booth (E4) in the main Dealer’s Room that will offer a wide variety of the imprint’s acclaimed titles at specially discounted prices. […]

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Showcases Upcoming Line-Up of Products at D23 Expo 2015

By Staff Reports Today, during a presentation at the D23 Expo 2015, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media revealed new details about some of thebiggest products in the interactive entertainment industry including Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, Playmation and KINGDOM HEARTS III plus two new limited edition Star Wars™ PlayStation®4 hardware bundles. “We have the most exciting slate of upcoming game […]

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Showcases Live Action Slate, Including Star Wars Rouge One, The Force Awakens, Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War and More

By Staff Reports Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn […]

Moana Rocked the D23 Expo 2015

By Staff Reports Dwayne Johnson (“San Andreas,” “Furious 7,” HBO’s “Ballers”), who lends his voice to the mighty demi-god Maui in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana,” hit the stage at D23 EXPO 2015 Friday afternoon. Renowned directors John Musker and Ron Clements (“The Little Mermaid,” “The Princess and the Frog,” “Aladdin”), and producer Osnat Shurer (Oscar®-nominated Pixar shorts “One Man Band,” “Boundin’”) […]

D23 Expo 2015: New Animated Film Gigantic Takes Root!

By Staff Reports Things are looking up at Walt Disney Animation Studios – way up. “Gigantic,” Disney’s unique take on “Jack and the Beanstalk,” will feature music from Oscar®-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who greeted D23 EXPO fans in signature style—in song—alongside director Nathan Greno (“Tangled”) and producer Dorothy McKim (“Get A Horse!”). Set in Spain during the […]

VIZ MEDIA Details NARUTO Manga Creator Appearances At 2015 New York Comic Con In October

By Staff Reports VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, prepares to welcome Masashi Kishimoto, the renowned creator of the NARUTO manga (graphic novel) series, for his first-ever U.S. appearance at the 2015 New York Comic Con and delights fans with today’s news that Kishimoto also will participate in […]

Green Ronin Releases Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana Rulebook – Sells Out Day One at GenCon!

By Staff Reports After selling out of their initial inventory in less than one day at GenCon, the highly anticipated rulebook to accompany Wil Wheaton’s hit RPG series, Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana, is now available for Pre-Order Plus.  Wheaton’s latest TableTop show premiered on Geek & Sundry in June and shot to immediate success thanks in part to a loyal […]