Best of 2018: Comic Books

By Pastrami Nation Staff It was a great year for comic books in 2018, and it was hard to choose just 5 for the best of the year. With books like Old Man Hawkeye and Black Hammer just missing the cut, as well as the fantastic Friendo and Fearscape, but we had to narrow it down to the top five […]

Titan’s Road to the Thirteenth Doctor Begins in July

By Staff Reports Titan Comics and BBC Studios are proud to announce The Road To The Thirteenth Doctor – a three-part comic event beginning this July and leading into Titan’s all-new Thirteenth Doctor ongoing comic series launching in the Fall. The Road To The Thirteenth Doctor features new adventures of the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors written by James Peaty […]

Rugrats: R is for Reptar 2018 Special #1 Review

By LeAnn Doornbos Being a child of the 90’s, it should be no surprise that my first comic review had to be Boom! Studios “Rugrats: R is for Reptar 2018 Special” written by Nicole Andelfinger, with art by Esdras Cristobal and an outstanding cover by Savanna Ganucheau. If you’ve ever watched Rugrats on Nickelodeon growing up, let me tell you, […]

American Gods: My Ainsel #1 Review

By Nolan P. Smith The next installment of American Gods starts right here as Dark Horse Comics brings us American Gods: My Ainsel #1, from the same creative folks that brought us the last series, Shadows. Written by Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russel with art by Scott Hampton and P. Craig Russel, we get a set-up of an issue, […]

American Gods Volume 1: Shadows Review

By Nolan P. Smith American Gods is one of the most celebrated books in recent memory. With a hit TV series on Starz, Dark Horse made every fan’s dream come true when they announced they would be adapting the book into a comic book series. With volume 1, we get the entire first mini-series, which takes us into a world […]

Pastrami Nation Podcast! Cosplay, Free Comic Book Day, Image Comics, Power Rangers and More!

The Latest Pastrami Nation Podcast is Here! Check out the latest podcast from Pastrami Nation! This time, we talk about cosplay with a local cosplayer, a new hit Image Comics series, the upcoming Free Comic Book Day, and Power Rangers and all of its Krispy Kreme greatness. Check it out! https://soundcloud.com/pastramination/podcast-cosplay-image-comics-free-comic-book-day-power-rangers-and-the-power-of-krispy-kreme

Silence Track One Review: Drop the Beat

A Kickstarter Sensation Brings Silence to Life Review by Nolan P. Smith Kickstarter has become a launching pad of creativity since bursting on the scene. The crowd funding platform has brought the world books, movies, action figures, wallets and more. For me, the most exciting genre of projects has to be comic books: to support a work from the beginning […]

Let’s Kickstart This! The Foreigner- Volume 1

The Foreigner Looks to Find a Home on Kickstarter By Nolan P. Smith Well, it is that time once again. Time to shine the light down on an amazing, imaginative project in the world of crowdfunding as we look to the world of Kickstarter for another installment of Let’s Kickstart This! This week, we look at a project that comes […]

Let’s Kickstart This! Anima

By Nolan P. Smith We are back once again to shine the massive spotlight called the internet on an outstanding project that needs YOUR help to get funded on the crowdfunding site, Kickstarter. This time, we take a look at a book that visually blew me away at first glance- are you ready for Anima? The amazing graphic novel by […]

Pretty Deadly Tears Into New Story Arc

By Staff Reports Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (BITCH PLANET, Captain Marvel) and artist Emma Ríos (Strange, Girl Comics, Osborn) will launch a new story arc in their lush fantasy series PRETTY DEADLY this November. Previously in PRETTY DEADLY, vengeful reaper Death-Faced Ginny ushered in a new cycle, with the help of a handful of archetypal figures, all deeply intertwined in […]

Ho Ho Ho! Grant Morrison Unleashes the Definitive ‘Santa Claus: Year One’ in Original Series ‘Klaus’

By Staff Reports He is a man with many names: Sinterklaas, Kris Kringle, Saint Nicholas. He has international fame, but only ever appears once a year to defy physics and commit the greatest act of breaking-and-entering known to man. Santa Claus is one of the oldest and most beloved icons around the world, but he’s rarely thought of as a […]

The Autumnlands Sets Out on a New Story Arc

By Staff Reports New York Times bestselling writer Kurt Busiek (ASTRO CITY, MARVELS) and rising-star artist Benjamin Dewey (I WAS THE CAT, TRAGEDY SERIES) will launch the second story arc of the high-fantasy epic THE AUTUMNLANDS in November. Previously in THE AUTUMNLANDS, a secret enclave of wizards reached into their forgotten past to bring back a legendary hero to save […]

Postal Embarks on a New Story Arc

By Staff Reports Matt Hawkins (IXTH GENERATION, THE TITHE), Bryan Hill (BROKEN TRINITY, NETHERWORLD), and artist Isaac Goodheart will launch a new story arc in their bold ongoing series POSTAL this November. Previously in POSTAL, the townsfolk of Eden, Wyoming were rocked by the first official murder in twenty-five years. This event had special significance, owing to the fact that […]

True Magic Comes at a Heavy Cost in S.M. Vidaurri’s Archaia Original Graphic Novel, ‘Iscariot’

By Staff Reports If we’ve learned anything from fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, it’s that magic powers usually have a hefty price attached. This October, S.M. Vidaurri (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches, Iron: Or, the War After) brings us his new Archaia original graphic novel Iscariot, the story of Carson, a young girl living with […]

HELLBOY Creator Mike Mignola & Acclaimed Novelist Christopher Golden Bring JOE GOLEM To Life Again In November 2015

By Staff Reports This November legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling novelist Christopher Golden and Dark Horse Comics will unleash the first ever comic book appearance of their character Joe Golem from their novel Joe Golem and the Drowning City. A five issue Joe Golem: Occult Detective mini-series will be co-written by frequent collaborators Mignola and Golden, […]

Michael Keaton to Star in and Produce Boom! Studio’s ‘Imagine Agents’ at Fox

By Staff Reports (Los Angeles, CA)— As announced on The Hollywood Reporter, award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is excited to reveal that Michael Keaton (Birdman, Batman) will star in and produce a film adaptation at 20th Century Fox of the comic series Imagine Agents, created by Brian Joines. Written by Joines (Krampus) and illustrated by Bachan (Rocket Salvage), Imagine Agents is […]

The Doctor is in: Doctor Strange #1 is Coming This Fall

By Staff Reports The Sorcerer Supreme returns for his first ongoing series in nearly twenty years!  And he’s making house calls! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce DOCTOR STRANGE #1 – a new ongoing series from blockbuster creators Jason Aaron (Star Wars, Thor) and Chris Bachalo (Uncanny X-Men, Avengers)!   Prepare for a side of the Marvel Universe you’ve never […]

CBS’s Supergirl First Preview Is Up!

By Nolan P. Smith Up, up and away! CBS has released the first look at the new Supergirl series, set to hit this fall. Not only that, but it will be in the same time slot as another DC Comic’s show, Gotham. Reportedly, Supergirl is going to be set in the same universe as CW’s Arrow and The Flash (and […]