WonderCon 2018: Sunshine and Superheroes

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith As the storms rolled in this past week, leave it to the annual WonderCon convention to bring clear, sunny weather to Southern California, as well as superheroes, villains, artists, writers, actors, directors, scientists and more. “WonderCon 2018 was full of anything and everything we geeks want from […]

WonderCon 2018- The Coverage Continues

By Mychal Fabela Photos by Mychal Fabela What’s up guys, it’s Mychal Fabela, bringing you photos from WonderCon 2018, taking place at beautiful Anaheim, CA! Check out some photos of the awesome cosplayers we met and the amazing booths at the exhibit hall. We will be bringing you more all weekend, so make sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook […]

WonderCon 2018: Day One!

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith WonderCon 2018 blew into Anaheim and the storm clouds subsided in Southern California. Yes, it is time once again for the Anaheim Convention Center to be taken over by pop culture greatness as WonderCon is back! One of the conventions planned by Comic-Con International, WonderCon boasts something for all. Comic books? […]

SDCC 2017- Cosplay Round 1!

Cosplayers took center stage at the San Diego Comic Con By Nolan P. Smith When you think of conventions, you think of long lines, autographs, and, of course, cosplay. The cosplayers were out in full effect in San Diego, this is a mere sampling of the amazing cosplay around the convention floor. More photos coming soon!

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

Last Chance to Pre-order Power-Con Passes Online!

This Friday is the last day to order weekend passes for Power-Con! (By Staff Reports)– Planning on attending Power-Con 2016, this June 4th & 5th, in Los Angeles, California? Thinking about it? Let your friends know by RSVPing on our Facebook Event Page. It is the perfect time to network with fellow fans who will be attending the show! This […]

WonderCon 2016 is Here! Flashback Friday to WonderCon 2015

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith, Jason T. Smith, Jason R. Smith, and DimSumHottie WonderCon 2016 is now upon us. Starting Friday, March 25th and running through Easter Sunday, WonderCon brings the greatness of comic book conventions to Los Angeles. Tickets are still available at http://comic-con.org/wca, but only certain passes are still available, so if you want […]

Best of 2015- Cosplay

By the Pastrami Nation team With the last installment of our Best of 2015 series, I guess you can say we saved the best for last as we select our top cosplays of 2015. The Pastrami Nation team went to quite a few cons in California this year, including the San Diego Comic Con, WonderCon, Star Wars Celebration, Comikaze Expo, […]

Cosplayer Spotlight: Will Blagg

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Pastrami Nation is excited to spotlight one of the best cosplayers in the High Desert this time around, as well as one of the most recognized cosplayers around the convention circuit. He graced the front page of the Los Angeles Times as the menacing Predator, check out the spotlight on Will Blagg. Located in […]

Comikaze Expo 2015 Wrap Up- A Convention for All

By Nolan P. Smith Photographs by MrandMrsSmith, DimSumHottie, Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith (Victor Valley)– This past weekend, thousands of resident from across Southern California and even across other states came together to celebrate their love of pop culture as Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo made true believers out of the attendees that flocked to the  Los Angeles Convention […]

Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Part 1- Cosplayers, Comic Books, and the King of the North Invade the LBC

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T Smith The Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC) took place this weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, and did so in a super heroic fashion. The MAD Event Management Production brought together a great mix of independent comic book publishers and creators, major publishing studios, cosplay groups, vendors […]