Image Comics Co-Founder Whilce Portacio is Back with Non-Human

Back to greatness. One of Image Comics founders, Whilce Portacio, is back in the creator owned business with Non-Human, hitting shelves this November. Portacio is well known for his work in at Marvel, having co-created Bishop with Jim Lee and John Byrne. His series Wetworks from Image Comics was visually stunning, with some amazing character designs. Well, he’s back, and […]

Invincible: The Death of… Omni Man?

NOOOOOOO! For me, this latest teaser for Image Comics Invincible #100 is the one I really don’t want to see happen. Why? Because Omni Man is that cool. And his name’s Nolan… how many comic characters share my name? Exactly. Let’s all hope it’s just Robot or Invincible’s purple half brother, Oliver. Remember to check out Image Comics website for […]

Invincible #100: The Death of… Robot? Atom Eve?

Add two more names to the list of possible victims. Yesterday and today, Image Comics released two more teasers for Robert Kirkman’s Invincible #100. This time we see Robot, and today’s teaser shows Invincible’s girlfriend, Atom Eve. I am all in favor of Robot biting the big one, but killing off Atom Eve would ruin the dynamic of the book. […]

Invincible #100- The Death of…

Got this cryptic image today from Image Comics… let’s hope it’s not the death of Invincible, one of the greatest superhero to come out of the modern age from the creator of The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman. More info to come…make sure to visit www.imagecomics.com for more on Invincible.

Chopping Block Review: It Girl and the Atomics #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Jamie S. Rich Artist: Mike Norton Release Date: August 8th, 2012 Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com Mike Allred’s Madman is an independent staple in the comic industry. The zany world of Frank Einstein is one of the most original, colorful worlds seen on the four-color page. The Atomics are a part of this […]

Chopping Block Review- Chew: Secret Agent Poyo #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: John Layman Artist: Rob Guillory Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com FOR MATURE READERS A death defying, tough as nails, secret agent rooster; if that premise doesn’t scream about the originality in comics, then I don’t know what does. Spinning out of one of Image Comic’s critically acclaimed titles, Chew, we now get a […]

Image Comics Point of Impact Hits This October

It’s all in the eye of the beholder. Image Comics announced today that fan favorite writer Jay Faerber (Near Death, Dynamo 5) is unleashing a new miniseries this fall, alongside Koray Kuranel, who I am not too familiar with, but after doing some research I am very impressed. Point of Impact shows how little we really know about the ones […]

Prime Cut Review: Saga #5

Review By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Publisher: Image Comics, Website: www.imagecomics.com This series keeps getting better. Seriously, I knew that Saga was going to be a hell of a ride, but after reading issue #5, my expectations have been blown away. You may have seen Saga as a Prime Cut before on Pastrami […]

Prime Cut Review: The Strange Talent of Luther Strode

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Justin Jordan Artist: Tradd Moore Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com I love the comic book medium. You can do so much with it, express so much through the panels, between the panels, to where it stays in the reader’s head. Image Comics has a TON of original works this year, but The Strange […]

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 […]

SDCC 2012: AMC'S The Walking Dead Season 3 Trailer

The dead aren’t the only thing to fear. Check out the premiere trailer for the third season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, which is, of course, based off of the Image Comic by Robert Kirkman. HUGE trailer, with lots of WHOA moments. The Walking Dead returns this October. For more information on the show, check out AMC’s website HERE. [youtube […]

SDCC 2012: The Walking Dead Live!

The dead have spilled out of Petco Park. During SDCC 2012, Petco Park is turned into a Zombie Survival Challenge, courtesy of The Walking Dead. Well, just across from Petco, the action spilled over as you could clearly see! Pastrami Nation Co-Founder Jason Smith looks in shock.

Image Comics San Diego Comic Con Exclusives!

The con is almost upon us. Check out the Image Comics SDCC exclusives below, straight from the Image press release! IMAGE COMICS CHEW: SECRET AGENT POYO #1 Guillory Comic-Con Exclusive Variant Cover A one-shot spinning off CHEW’s most popular supporting character, and comics’ most beloved homicidal cybernetic kung-fu rooster. Concentrated mayhem. Feathers, rage and hate! Plus: an all-star pin-up gallery […]

Prime Cut: Image Comic's Saga

It’s like a whole new outer space. When it was announced that Brian K. Vaughan, writer of Y: The Last Man, Pride of Baghdad and Runaways among more, was coming to Image Comics, the comic world went nuts. Then we learned he would be doing a space faring book called Saga with Fiona Staples, and our minds started going a […]

Prime Cuts: Planetoid #1

Writer: Ken Garing Artist: Ken Garing Publisher: Image Comics Website: www.imagecomics.com Science fiction stories are a dime a dozen these days; that’s no surprise. Space faring adventures, charismatic smugglers and bounty hunters, ray guns; we see it in every form of entertainment, from books to movies to video games and more. Image Comics has a great track record when it […]

Prime Cut Review: America's Got Powers

The world loves reality TV, so how about a reality television…comic book? Welcome to the world of America’s Got Powers. A world where an event in San Francisco left the world with quite a few super powered beings. Fast forward to now, and the most popular television show, America’s Got Powers, puts these super powered people in competition to see […]