Let’s Kickstart This! The Winter King

By Nolan P. Smith Editor I am back with my favorite column at Pastrami Nation- Let’s Kickstart This! Today, we once again shine down the spotlight on a deserving Kickstarter project, and it’s an amazing one. Enter The Winter King, a wordless graphic novella about a coyote- yes, it already sounds amazing. Here is directly from the Kickstarter page: Featuring […]

Magnetic Press brings a visually stunning Graphic Novel about Mankind’s Foray into Colonizing Space

By Staff Reports Now live on Kickstarter, graphic novel publisher Magnetic Press is proud to announce the sci-fi adventure, FRONTIER! From celebrated author and designer Guillaume Singelin (PTSD)—best known for his distinct blend of cartoon-ish, manga-styled characters in gritty, detailed environments—this premium 200-page graphic novel is produced by Studio 619 and is the creator’s most ambitious project to date.  After […]

The acclaimed BIXBY GRANT returns to Kickstarter for an extended adventure

By Staff Reports Now live on Kickstarter, BIXBY GRANT, PRIVATE EYE: FANGS & BRIMSTONE #1 from RNM PRESS! Written by Komikwerks co-founder Patrick Coyle (PATRICK SUCKS AT DRAWING) with illustrations by Chilean artist Gonzalo Martínez (ROAD STORY), this 6-issue buddy-action detective series is the follow-up to the OGN, BIXBY GRANT, PRIVATE IN WOLF, SHE CRIED, which debuted on Kickstarter in […]

Deathstalker Returns in Comics From Vault Presented by Guns N’ Roses’ Slash: Kickstarter Campaign Live! 

By Staff Reports Vault Comics, in partnership with Slash of Guns N’ Roses, Shout! Studios, and Raven Banner Entertainment, has launched an exciting Kickstarter campaign to produce a deluxe hardcover graphic novel adaptation of the cult classic sword-and-sorcery movie franchise, Deathstalker, as part of their previously announced Headshell imprint. Presented by rock legend Slash, and based on a story by […]

Graphic Novel Review: The Codex

By Nolan P. Smith Editor It’s always a pleasure to stumble upon a promising story on Kickstarter, waiting for the global community to fuel its potential. I was lucky to hear from Coby Crater, the talented writer behind the intriguing graphic novel, The Codex. Currently on Kickstarter, this project is certainly worth a glance. Brought to you by Hayburner Studios, […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Legendari Action Figures

By Nolan P. Smith Editor With our column “Let’s Kickstart This!”, we shine the virtual spotlight on amazing and deserving crowdfunding projects on the platform, Kickstarter. Today we look at the impressive Legendari Series of action figures from Metatravelers. Here is from the Kickstarter page: Presenting The Legendari Series action figures. These characters are part of a rich and intricate […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Defenders of Eden-Armies of Ashmore

Defenders of Eden: Armies of Ashmore- A new toy line featuring 8-11 inch highly articulated action figures By Nolan P. Smith Editor The world of crowdfunding action figures has been thriving, and it’s about to get even better with the introduction of Defenders of Eden-Armies of Ashmore: The Dinosaur Warrior Figures. Currently available on Kickstarter, this action figure line is […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Almighty Legends

By Nolan P. SmithEditor Action figure enthusiasts, it’s time to get excited! Kickstarter has recently brought us at least three new lines of action figures that deserve the spotlight, and we have looked at two of them. Now, let’s focus on the third one, Almighty Legends! Almighty Legends is a line of action figures inspired by the Bible. It uniquely […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Savage Crucible

By Nolan P. SmithEditor As an Editor for Pastrami Nation, I have had the pleasure of spotlighting various Kickstarter projects over the years. These projects have spanned a range of categories, including comic books, video games, and action figure lines. Among these, the runaway hit of 2023 thus far has been Savage Crucible, a highly articulated 6.5-7 inch action figure […]

Let’s Kickstart This! FIST Action Figures

By Nolan P. Smith Editor The crowdfunding world is always helping bring new action figure lines to life, and today we check out one that needs to become a reality: FIST! Taking inspiration from the best of science fiction and fantasy. Doman Art Collectibles in alliance with IP Imaginarte (Toy Factory) bring to you a refreshing new line of action figures. FIST action […]

Legendary Comics: Kickstarter & Motion Trailer Revealed for Oscar Isaac’s HEAD WOUNDS: SPARROW

By Staff Reports Legendary Comics, in collaboration with Rocketship Entertainment, announced today a new Kickstarter initiative to enhance the fan and reading experience for Head Wounds: Sparrow, a thrilling new original supernatural noir graphic novel presented by award-winning actor Oscar Isaac (Marvel’s Moon Knight; Legendary’s Dune).Additionally, Legendary Comics has revealed a motion graphic trailer narrated by Isaac that invites readers […]

Lesser Known Comics launches Kickstarter for the third volume of Digital Lizards of Doom

By Staff Reports It’s a Fourth-wall-breaking adventure of espionage, secret alliances, betrayal and guitar karate! Lesser Known Comics is proud to announce Digital Lizards of Doom Level 3: Dana Deathly from writer and series creator Gabriel Valentin with art by Ceri Langell (Corrsolla Robot & Love Love Arcadia), is now live on Kickstarter! So strap with some snacks because Digital Lizards […]

Set in the not-so-distant eco/solar punk future, vaccines are currency in Pandemic Punk-Now on Kickstarter

By Staff Reports Look no further for a very timely sci-fi thriller, Pandemic Punk #1, now live on Kickstarter! Written by TJ Walker (Phoenix Run) and Will Strode (Bojack Horseman), with art by Ari Syahrazad (Black Dahlias), Remus Brezeanu (Beethoven Immortal Genius), and Armin Ozdic. Colors by Dimitris Martin (Skies of Fire) and Łukasz Juśkewicz, letters by Micah Myers (He-Man […]

Throw your hand and Kickstart…Final Gamble!

By Staff Reports Band of Bards is proud to announce its debut release, Final Gamble, a dark social commentary about the grip of predatory society, created and written by Bobby Singer (Flame Angel, Paul) with art by Jorge Santiago Jr. (Spencer and Locke), colors by Harry Saxon (The Miracles, Vagrant Queen), and letters by George Gant (Beware of Toddler). Just think, […]

Horror Comic MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY #2 launches with Tiers Paying Homage to 80s Horror

By Staff Reports Comic book writers Mike Tener and Alex Maday (the creators of Midnight Highway) are returning to Kickstarter on July 14th for MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY #2. Joining them for another round of ceremoniously weird horror is artist Alexander Malyshev, colorist Hedwin Zaldivar and letter Dave Lentz. MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY #2 is perfect for fans of the type of creepy horror […]

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 […]

Watch Out Pink Flamingos! Cuddles Kickstarter is now LIVE

By Staff Reports Cuddles, an all-new crime story, is now live on Kickstarter! Written and lettered by 2019 Platform Comic winner and Ghost City Comic competition finalist, Jed McPherson (Deadbeat, The Show) with art by Marco Perugini (Heavy Metal Magazine), and colors by sci-fi and horror aficionado Shan Bennion. Fans won’t want to miss this exclusive 32-page one-shot with awesome […]

Pastrami Nation Interview: Frank Martin (The Polar Paradox)

Join Nolan Smith, Rebecca Benson and Kevin Hoskinson as we speak with writer Frank Martin about his latest Kickstarter project, The Polar Paradox! Back The Polar Paradox today at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/frankthewriter/the-polar-paradox-1-of-a-2-part-make-100-sci-fi-adventure Visit us online at PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, and more! Check out the audio version below!

THE BOYS: This is Going to Hurt Kickstarter is LIVE!

By Staff Reports They’ve crushed comics, they’ve conquered streaming, and now, The Boys will dominate the dinner table in an all-new tabletop game!  The Boys: This is Going to Hurt finds you and your closest friends trying to save the world from The Homelander… and each other! The Boys, created by Eisner Award-winning writer Garth Ennis and legendary artist Darick […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Neverender Issue 2

By Nolan P. Smith Are you ready? Because it is time to dive back into the world of crowdfunding and shine the light down on a deserving project. It is time for another installment of Let’s Kickstart This! This time, we go back to one of my favorite Kickstarter project creators as Devin Kraft looks to bring the world the […]

Graphic Novel Review: No Going Back

By Rebecca Benson Before we start, this book is currently on Kickstarter and is ending soon! Check it out at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/arledgecomics/no-going-back?ref=project_link.  “No Going Back” is a graphic novel that stars teenaged Rebecca, whose life originated from within walls. These walls were built to protect its community. No one was allowed to exit; no one was allowed adventure beyond their limits. Enter […]

BOOM! Studios Unleashes Keanu Reeves’ New Comic Book Series BRZRKR Through Kickstarter

By Staff Reports As part of a campaign to bring new readers to comics BOOM! Studios announced that BRZRKR, the blockbuster new series from the iconic Keanu Reeves alongside New York Times bestselling co-writer Matt Kindt (Folklords, Bang!), superstar artist Ron Garney (Wolverine, Captain America), colorist Bill Crabtree (BPRD), and letterer Clem Robins (Hellboy), will be offered in complete graphic […]