HIGGINS & WATANABE TO LAUNCH CENTURIES-SPANNING EPIC SCI-FI/FANTASY SERIES—ORDINARY GODS—THIS JULY

By Staff Reports On the heels of sales beast Radiant Black, Kyle Higgins courts divinity in upcoming collaboration with The Flash’s Felipe Watanabe, Ordinary Gods. This centuries-spanning epic sci-fi/fantasy series is set to launch from Image Comics in July. Perfect for fans of Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández’s The Old Guard and Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw’s God Country, this […]

Chernobylite – a Sci-Fi Survival Horror RPG coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in July 2021

By Staff Reports Come July, fans of the genre will get the chance to sink into a true sci-fi survival horror RPG experience. One that requires planning, stealth, and cooperation with allies in search for clues to solve the mystery that brought you to the Exclusion Zone.  Currently available on Steam Early Access, Chernobylite has received a major pre-launch patch, […]

Mattel Films to Develop Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Live-Action Motion Picture with Universal Pictures and Vin Diesel’s One Race Films

By Staff Reports Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced plans to develop Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots®, the classic tabletop game featuring battling robots, into a live-action motion picture. Mattel Films is working with Universal Pictures and Vin Diesel’s production company, One Race Films, on the project. Diesel will also star in the film. Mattel Films will produce the project alongside […]

DC Announces ‘Suicide Squad: Get Joker!’ by Brian Azzarello and Alex Maleev

By Staff Reports Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned) and Eisner Award-winning art legend Alex Maleev (Batman: No Man’s Land) collaborate for the first time in Suicide Squad: Get Joker!, DC’s new three-issue, oversize, Prestige Plus format Suicide Squad series pitting Red Hood, Harley Quinn, Firefly, and more of DC’s most villainous criminals against The Joker! Suicide […]

Exclusive Cobra Kai Dojo Johnny Lawrence Deluxe Action Figure Now Available from Icon Heroes

By Staff Reports ‘Fear does not exist in this dojo.’ Icon Heroes has announced their Exclusive The Karate Kid Cobra Kai Dojo Johnny Lawrence Deluxe Action Figure, available now at https://www.iconheroes.com/products/the-karate-kid-johnny-lawrence-cobra-kai-dojo-action-figure-exclusive.  Icon Heroes presents the 6-inch scale Johnny Lawrence Cobra Kai Dojo action figure from the classic film The Karate Kid. Johnny is seen here in his Cobra Kai training gi, […]

Mattel and Dark Horse Comics to Release “Masters of the Universe: Revelation” Comic Series

By Staff Reports Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Dark Horse Comics announced today the upcoming release of the “Masters of the Universe: Revelation,” comic book series of four comics. Featuring four comics to be released starting in July 2021, the series will serve as a prequel to the upcoming “Masters of the Universe: Revelation” series from Netflix and Mattel Television premiering this […]

Child’s Play Creates More Than 30 Pediatric Gaming and Technology Specialist Positions at Children’s Hospitals Around the Globe

By Staff Reports Child’s Play, the game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and teens in children’s hospitals around the world, established by Penny Arcade and PAX cofounders Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, announces that it has created 31 Pediatric Gaming and Technology Specialist positions at children’s hospitals around the globe through its 2021 grant program, an […]

THE WALKING DEAD CO-COMPOSER SAM EWING RECORDS ORIGINAL ORCHESTRA TRACK FOR RADIANT BLACK

By Staff Reports This week’s Radiant Black #3 by Kyle Higgins and Marcelo Costa will treat fans to a creative departure for the series and focus on main character Nathan’s writing process. As a special treat for Radiant Black fans, Sam Ewing (co-composer on The Walking Dead) composed and recorded a live orchestra track to tie-in with the recent issue’s story—one […]

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS ACTION FIGURES COMING IN 2021 FROM NECA

By Staff Reports U.S.-based National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) has announced plans for its full line of Universal Monsters action figures. Working closely with Universal Brand Development, LUGOSI LLC, and Chaney Entertainment, the figures will capture the horror world’s most iconic figures in NECA’s long-running Ultimate format. The first figure (arriving in July) will be Frankenstein’s Monster from Frankenstein (1931), […]

Pantomime TPB Hits Stores April 28th!

By Rebecca Benson Transcript of video: Hello! My name is Rebecca from Pastrami Nation. I want to let you know about Mad Cave Studios’ new collection: Pantomime–Issues #1-6. It is all included in their new trade paperback. I’m so excited! It’s a good read; fascinating! We follow the characters Haley and Max during school, troubles, and rough living situations. Will […]

Scout Comics’ LAST STOP Is Now In Development with Sean Robins (SR-48, OPEN ROAD)

By Staff Reports Scout Comics & Entertainment Holdings Inc. is proud to announce that LAST STOP, created, written, and illustrated by Trey Walker and Hoyt Silva, is in development with producer Sean Robins (SR-48, OPEN ROAD) with SCOUT COMICS attached to produce.  LAST STOP is about the world’s last superhero Lincoln Adams (AKA Unstoppable). Disillusioned, Lincoln must make peace with the changing world around him-can […]

Surprise SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1 Offered with BRZRKR #2 on April 28th

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today announced that fans of  BRZRKR, the original comic book series from the iconic star Keanu Reeves, who purchase BRZRKR #1 and BRZRKR #2 will be eligible to receive a free surprise eighth printing of the premiere issue of James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera’s Eisner Award-nominated hit phenomenon, SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #1, […]

A Novel Review: Denied

By Rebecca Benson A straightforward detective–private investigator–story! “Denied” by Mary Keliikoa, engages readers into the mysterious drama surrounding a missing person’s case. A case that leads our main character, Kelly Pruett, into the world of gambling and cover-up. But just who is behind it all? Kelly must discover who is the enemy or an ally.  “Denied” is the second installment […]

IMAGE/SKYBOUND LAUNCHES SKYBOUND X—A WEEKLY EVENT SERIES WITH NEW STORIES FEATURING RICK GRIMES AND THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF CLEMENTINE

By Staff Reports Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment will launch a five-issue, limited comic book series, SKYBOUND X. This exciting comic event will feature iconic characters such as THE WALKING DEAD’S Rick Grimes, TELLTALE’S THE WALKING DEAD’s Clementine, and more Skybound favorites. Heavy hitter creators including Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, Tillie Walden, Donny Cates, Joshua Williamson, Chip Zdarsky, James Harren, […]

Full Micro Con Schedule Announced for THIS SATURDAY

Come to Micro Con on Saturday April 17th for an epic lineup of panels and exclusive content! Grab a snack, kick back and enjoy content featuring Giancarlo Esposito, Sideshow, SpongeBob Squarepants, Women of Sci-fi, Top Cow Productions, Legion M, and more! Secure your tickets today and we hope to see you virtually next Saturday morning! Get tickets HERE! Sideshow announces […]

TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot – Collector’s Edition

By Staff Reports Introducing an industry first Auto-Converting, Interactive, Programmable, Voice Activated, Mobile Controlled – Optimus Prime Robot. In collaboration with Hasbro – Robosen brings your favorite TRANSFORMERS hero, Optimus Prime, to life with a fully immersive experience through voice activated actions, mobile app controls, and endless hours of creative and fun ways to program Optimus Prime to walk, punch, […]

Transformers Roll Out at Icon Heroes

By Staff Reports Transform and roll out! Transformers have arrived at Icon Heroes and are ready to roll right into your office and home! The Transformers line of products features resin and die cast collectibles, enamel pin sets, office accessories, and more! Matrix of Leadership Bookend (Previews Exclusive)Based on the Transformers Generation One animated series and movie, the Matrix of […]

Moon Knight’s New Mission…Is Justice

By Staff Reports The Fist of Khonshu returns this July! Moon Knight, one of Marvel’s most enigmatic and compelling heroes, is back in an all-new ongoing series written by Jed MacKay(Black Cat) and making his Marvel Comics debut, artist Alessandro Cappuccio (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers). MOON KNIGHT #1 will spin directly out of the recent “Age of Khonshu” arc in […]

Introducing Radioactive Red Rage Toxie from Super7

By Staff Reports It’s Toxie, like you’ve never seen him before! With translucent green glow-in-the-dark injection and UV reactive color-changing paint, this ULTIMATES! figure will have three different looks, as if Toxie is reacting to climate change!! His standard appearance features bright neon paint, and in sunlight, Toxie will almost instantly change to an angry red! In the dark, he will […]

“Godzilla vs. Kong” Crushes at the Box Office, Closing in on $300 Million Worldwide in Only 12 Days

By Staff Reports Riding the wave of a massive opening in international markets, including $137.1 million in China so far, “Godzilla vs. Kong” debuted this week in the U.S. in theaters and on HBO Max, taking in $48.5 million at the domestic box office over five days, pushing the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures film close to the $300 […]

Indie Comics Spotlight: Benjamin Morse-We Are Scarlet Twilight

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 Benjamin Morse and his current Kickstarter project, We Are Scarlet Twilight. Pastrami Nation: Tell us about yourself and your current project. Benjamin Morse: […]

Model Kit Review: Transformers Furai Devastator

By Josh Kontos Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Josh Kontos I am really excited for this review, as I built the 11th Transformers Furai model kit and the biggest: Devastator. The Constructicon combiner towers over the previous models I have built-in size and awesomeness. Flame Toys and Bluefin have created their best model yet. This fantastic model stands over […]

A Novel Review: The Sanatorium

By Rebecca Benson  Pursuing the new releases displayed, “The Sanatorium”‘ cover art caught my eye. Sarah Pearse’s spellbinder vacations readers in the Swiss mountains. Le Sommet is a newly refurbished hotel, eagerly awaiting its guests. Elin Warner is one of them. She is a detective on leave whose brother is celebrating his engagement. And Le Sommet is the grand and […]