Prime Cut Review Flashback: 2012 Eisner Award Winner-Green River Killer: A True Detective Story

By Nolan P. Smith Writer: Jeff Jensen Artist: Jonathan Case Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: www.darkhorse.com It’s no secret that the medium of comic books and their often-collected counterparts, graphic novels, can be used to tell any story in any genre. Superheroes are of course the most well known of tales that the genre has, but look at the success […]

Real Rap Song of the Week- Babygirl by Brother Ali

If there’s one wish I could make true, I would shoulder that pain and take it all from you… The albino rhyme spitter on Rhymesayers is the definition of diversity. From bouncy, light-hearted tracks to something like “Babygirl” is something not many can do. The haunting track touches on such a personal subject, that it shocked me the first time […]

Spawn #221 Sells Out as Todd McFarlane Returns

The man is back. Image Comics announced today that Spawn #221 has sold out, that being no surprise as the issue marks the return of Spawn’s creator, Todd McFarlane. The book is out August 8th, so selling out now is pretty impressive. Plus the homage covers, like The Walking Dead one above, are pure awesomeness. Check out the press release […]

Archaia Reinvents the Classic Manga Cyborg 009

Illustration by Marcus To You can’t stop Archaia. The publisher has a string of high quality books, including Mouse Guard, Rust, Tale of Sand, and my personal favorite, Okko. Now, they have another book sure to be a hit: a reinvention on the wildly popular manga, Cyborg 009. Check out the press release from Archaia below: ARCHAIA ANNOUNCES MODERN RE-INVENTION […]

Prime Cut Review Flashback: 2012 Eisner Award Winner-Jim Henson's Tale of Sand

By Nolan Patrick Smith Writers: Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl Artwork: Ramón Pérez Rating: T for TEEN- 12 and up, may contain mild violence or mild profanity, brief nudity Publisher: Archaia Entertainment Website: http://www.archaia.com/ Every so often, we come across something so unique, so off the wall that it blows away any and all expectations. Well, when one of the […]

Thor: The Dark World Villains to be Dark Elves?

I say thee nay! So, the rumor going around since the announcement of the Thor film sequels title, The Dark World, is that the Dark Elves will be the villains for the film. Well, here is some more support to that theory. In an interview with I Review Too, which can be found HERE, stuntman James Grogan talks elves: The […]

Double Dragon Neon Hits This September

Billy and Jimmy are back! Anyone who is a fan of the classic beat-em-ups knows the Double Dragon series. Countless hours were fed to the series, taking the martial arts brothers on a journey of fists and kicks. Double Dragon Neon, a homage to the classic games, is set to hit stores this September for X-Box Live and the Playstation […]

Breaking Bad Receives 13 Emmy Nominations

Run. AMC’s Breaking Bad made a huge impact on the 2012 Emmy Nominations, receiving 13 nominations! Nominations include for Bryan Cranston for Outstanding Actor, and a showdown between Aaron Paul and Giancarlo Esposito for Outstanding Supporting Actor. Check out the news from AMC below, and check out the article on AMC HERE. This morning the Academy of Television Arts and […]

SDCC 2012: Hasbro's G.I. Joe

Yo Joe! Hasbro had some amazing dioramas on display at the con, showing off everyone’s favorite toy soldiers, G.I. Joe. Besides the amazing Transformers/G.I. Joe exclusive Shockwave HISS Tank, most of the products shown were for the upcoming film, G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Even though they looked awesome, the downside is that we won’t see any of the waves until 2013-closer […]

SDCC 2012: Costumes Around the Convention

You won’t believe the things I’ve seen. Check out some of the most unique, odd, and cool costumes we saw at SDCC! All pictures are by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation. Tony Stark hit rock bottom at the con. Mega Men… Aquaman NEEDS water! An awesome Steampunk lady… A beautiful Ms. Marvel… and a beautiful Rogue…

SDCC 2012: From the Nerd Prom Dance Floor

Nerd Prom! It’s a term used by the mainstream media to define the SDCC Masquerade. In reality, it’s not the Masquerade, but the MASSIVE party going on in the Sails Pavilion across the hall from the actual Masquerade event. Pastrami Nation dove right in to heart of Nerd Prom, and this is what we found.

SDCC 2012: Holy Batmobiles, Batman!

A man needs his car. Just outside of the SDCC held a sight to see: every Batmobile, on display for the public. From the Adam West Batman series to Batman Forever to Christopher Nolan’s Bat trilogy, they were all there to see in person. Check out the most iconic car in comics, right here at Pastrami Nation!

SDCC 2012: Marvel Legends

Marvel is definitely full of Legends. Hasbro showed off their waves releasing throughout this year and into the next, and the selection is indeed impressive. The third wave will in fact contain The Punisher/Blade Variant, Mystique/Moonstar Variant, Deadpool/Red Variant, Neo Classic Iron Man, Dr. Doom/FF Doom Variant, but no build a figure. Next year is “the year of the mini […]

SDCC 2012: Diamond Select Brings Minimates of Street Fighter X Tekken, The Walking Dead, More Marvel Awesomeness

Great things do indeed come in small packages. Diamond Select Toys showed off a diverse group of their popular minimates franchise. A plethora of figures from Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken game, which includes minimates of Sagat and Kuma! Minimates based off of The Walking Dead comic series were shown as well, with characters like Rick and Glenn leading the […]

Kick Ass 2 Begins Shooting This Fall

The dime store super hero is back. Reports are in that the sequel to the Marvel Comic based not-so-superhero book is going to be shooting this fall, and that all of the principle cast will be reprising their roles. Kick Ass is the story of a young man with no powers at all, and yet tries to become a super […]

SDCC 2012: Eisner Award Winners!

and the Eisner goes to… It’s the biggest awards ceremony of the year for the comic book industry, The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, known better as simply the Eisners. It is the night to honor the best and brightest for the year, and to see who won was an amazing time.To give you a glimpse at how a few […]

SDCC 2012: Dark Horse Comics-To Hell You Ride!

Dark Horse never fails to amaze me. At SDCC, they announced quite a few projects, one being Millennium star Lance Henriksen’s To Hell You Ride! Check out the press release below, and make sure to visit Dark Horse online for more info by going HERE. #SDCC: DARK HORSE DEBUTS LANCE HENRIKSEN’S TO HELL YOU RIDE! July 16, SAN DIEGO, CA—Dark […]