‘Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy’ comes to its conclusion with KINGDOM-Premieres only on Netflix July 29, 2021

By Staff Reports Netflix and Hasbro, Inc., in partnership with Rooster Teeth, will premiere Chapter Three – KINGDOM – of the TRANSFORMERS: WAR FOR CYBERTRON TRILOGY. This highly anticipated final chapter premieres globally on Netflix on July 29, 2021. About ‘Transformers: War for Cybertron: Kingdom’: Having crash-landed on Earth, the Autobots and Decepticons are confronted by two rival Cybertronian factions […]

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 […]

WBHE at Comic-Con@Home – Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two & Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings two highly anticipated releases to Comic-Con@Home 2021 with intriguing panel discussions of Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two on Friday, July 23 at 3:00pm PT and Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms on Saturday, July 24 at 4:00pm PT. Links to view the panels will be available when Comic-Con International announces its full weekend […]

The Simpsons Assemble! Disney+ Announces New Short “The Good, The Bart, And The Loki” Premiering July 7

By Staff Reports Disney+ announced “The Good, The Bart, and The Loki,” a new Marvel-themed short from “The Simpsons” premiering Wednesday, July 7. In the new short coming exclusively to Disney+, Loki is banished from Asgard once again and must face his toughest opponents yet: the Simpsons and Springfield’s mightiest heroes. The God of Mischief teams up with Bart Simpson […]

Strike Back Studios In Association with Realization Films to Release Action Thriller “Overrun” Across All TVOD/Digital Platforms & Blu-Ray/DVD

By Staff Reports Strike Back Studios  continues its hot streak with its latest acquisition of the Turbo Panda Productions action thriller “Overrun” the feature film directorial debut from filmmaker Josh Tessier (“The Mandalorian,”  “The Walking Dead: Red Machete,” “The Thundermans”) that is planned for a TVOD/Digital platform and Blu-Ray/DVD United States release beginning on August 17th, 2021. International sales are being handled by Bleiberg Entertainment’s genre label Compound B and […]

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 […]

LIFE FINDS A WAY WITH NEW TRANSFORMERS X JURASSIC PARK COLLABORATION: INTRODUCING ‘TYRANNOCON REX’ AND ‘AUTOBOT JP93’

By Staff Reports Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), Universal Brand Development and Amblin Entertainment revealed the first-ever TRANSFORMERS X Jurassic Park collaboration. The iconic T.Rex and Ford Explorer from the blockbuster 1993 film, Jurassic Park, are now TRANSFORMERS robots – TYRANNOCON REX and AUTOBOT JP93. The new TRANSFORMERS X Jurassic Park figure and vehicle pack celebrates the groundbreaking, ultimate thrill ride, […]

Super7 x Mighty Morphin Power Rangers ULTIMATES! Wave 1 Figures

By Staff Reports Teenagers with attitude – and the villains who hunt them – have joined the Super7 ULTIMATES! party! The first wave of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers ULTIMATES! includes FIVE exciting characters: Green Ranger, Yellow Ranger, Goldar, Putty Patroller, and – never before available in this scale – the Tyrannosaurus Dinozord! These made-to-order, highly articulated, deluxe 7” scale action […]

The LEGO Group reveals first prototype LEGO brick made from recycled plastic

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group today unveiled a prototype LEGO® brick made from recycled plastic, the latest step in its journey to make LEGO products from sustainable materials. The new prototype, which uses PET plastic from discarded bottles, is the first brick made from a recycled material to meet the company’s strict quality and safety requirements. A team of […]

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, […]

WITCHERCON SCHEDULE REVEALED

By Staff Reports CD PROJEKT RED and Netflix have together unveiled the full schedule for WitcherCon — the upcoming global online celebration of The Witcher franchise. Amongst the line up, CD PROJEKT RED will be hosting numerous panels. In Memories from the Path: Stories Behind The Witcher Games,  developers and key figures from the creation of The Witcher series of […]

BANDAI SPIRITS to Release Plastic Models With LIMEX (Which Contains Limestone), and Which Aim for Sustainable Resource Circulation by Reducing the Use of Petroleum-based Plastics and Contributing to a Reduction in CO2 Emissions

By Staff Reports BANDAI SPIRITS CO., LTD (President: Nao Udagawa, Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo) plans to release the plastic models “Dinosaur Skeleton Plastic Model Tyrannosaurus” and “Dinosaur Skeleton Plastic Model Triceratops” in Fall 2021 in North America, Asia, etc. By molding some of our plastic models with LIMEX, a new material that uses limestone as its primary raw material, we can […]

Mattel Creations Announces Latest Product Drop Featuring Reimagined Collectible Toy-Inspired Art with Launch of First-Ever Hot Wheels NFT Series

By Staff Reports Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced that Mattel Creations, the company’s collaboration and direct-to-consumer platform, is further evolving its toys as art collection to include a Non-Fungible Token (“NFT”) series from the super-charged Hot Wheels brand. Breaking into this new market allows Mattel to expand across this emerging art space and advance the collector offering starting with three […]

Baseballism x Igloo: Summertime at the Ballpark

By Staff Reports There’s no cooler cooler. Baseballism has partnered up with Igloo Coolers to created a Limited Edition Playmate Cooler and cap bundle made for love of the game. The theme of the bundle is ‘Summertime at the Ballpark’.  The bundle features Igloo’s classic Playmate Cooler decorated with baseball themed graphics created by Baseballism. The cooler and cap tell the story […]

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 […]

Nintendo Offers a “Bounty” of New Announcements During Its Nintendo Direct Presentation for E3 2021

By Staff Reports During its nearly 40-minute E3 2021 Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo spotlighted a wide variety of new games coming to the Nintendo Switch system – with many launching this year! Announcements include Metroid Dread, the first 2D Metroid game starring bounty hunter Samus Aran with a new story in 19 years; Mario Party Superstars, a new game […]

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 […]

Super7 to Revive SilverHawks Franchise with ULTIMATES! Deluxe Action Figures & More

By Staff Reports Super7 is excited to announce that the partly metal, partly real heroes of SilverHawks will be making their way to toy collections once again.  The first wave of SilverHawks ULTIMATES! figures includes their leader, Quicksilver, and the intelligent and extremely strong Steelheart, as well as the villainous mob boss Mon*Star and his robot henchman Buzz-Saw. SilverHawks ULTIMATES! figures will […]

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 […]