By Jason T. Smith Creative Editor As a kid in the 80s, my first introduction to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles universe was the wildly popular cartoon series. I didn’t even know TMNT was based on a comic book until a few years later, but that aside, my brothers and I watched the show religiously, rarely missing an episode. One […]
NECA, KIDROBOT, RUBIE’S BEN COOPER, AND DENUO NOVO INVADE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON WITH NEW EXCLUSIVES, GIVEAWAYS AND ACTIVATIONS!!
By Staff Reports Costumes.com is gearing up for the biggest pop culture convention of the year and they’re bringing four of the hottest collectible brands with them. NECA (National Entertainment Collectibles Association), Kidrobot, Denuo Novo, and Rubie’s Ben Cooper will be showcasing their newest exclusive collectibles, figures, helmets, giveaways, photo opportunities, celebrity signings and more at San Diego Comic-Con July […]
From the 1920s to the 1950s, Universal Pictures redefined the golden age of horror cinema with their legendary lineup of monster movies. In the decades to follow, Dracula, The Mummy, Frankenstein, Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Wolfman and The Phantom of the Opera continue to frighten fans of these classic creatures.
By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan Smith and Jason Smith Comic Con International: San Diego is easily the biggest and most known of the comic conventions. Known as SDCC, the annual convention took over the San Diego Convention Center once again, with events taking place across the surrounding historic Gaslamp District. Fans of comic books, video games, collectibles, movies, […]
By Nolan P. Smith Photos from NecaOnline.com I have been awaiting NECA’s reveals for the New York Toy Fair, as NECA is one of my all-time favorite companies. Their Predators and Aliens are amazing, and it looks like we are set for an awesome 2019. Reveals at the show include Toony Terrors 6 inch line, from the new Godzilla: King […]
By Pastrami Nation Staff Photos by Jason T. Smith 2018 brought the world some fantastic action figures, making it so hard to choose just 5. Hasbro released some amazing Marvel Legends, Mezco’s King Kong is a work of art, Creative Beast Studio’s debuted their impressive Beasts of the Mesozoic, and the Transformers shined with Power of the Primes and at […]
Pastrami Nation’s latest podcast covers the amazing toys of Toy Fair, the John Wick sequel, and the international blockbuster The Great Wall For our latest podcast, the group (Nolan, Jason, Robert, Mychal and Erik) talk about their favorite reveals at the New York Toy Fair, the awesomeness of John Wick Chapter 2, the surprise international box office hit The Great […]
NECA surprises with a slew of new items at Toy Fair By Nolan P. Smith NECA, best known for the amazing sculpts and expert articulation of action figures like Predator, Aliens, Rocky, and more, went in to the New York Toy Fair with some of the best kept secrets at the show. This includes three 2-packs of action figures featuring […]
NECA Unveils Details on New NECA Club X Alien Introducing NECA CLUB x ALIEN! We’re excited to announce our new NECA CLUB x ALIEN program with huge perks to our most loyal Alien action figure fans! Beginning with our Aliens Series 11 Assortment, buy every NECA Alien action figure that we release this year as part of the NECA CLUB x ALIEN program, and you’re eligible for a year-end, […]
Mythic Legions, Tamashii Nations, One: 12 Collective and more take our top honors for 2016 By Nolan P. Smith With 2016 in the rear view, it’s time to look back and see what the year brought us in pop culture. For action figures, it was quite the year. It was hard to narrow the list of great lines down to […]
By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is heading to Comic-Con International: SanDiego (SDCC) 2015 in support of its licensing partners as they feature exclusive products and giveaways throughout the four-day event. From Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to DC Super Hero Girls to Scooby-Doo and more, fun offerings can be found for fans of all ages. “Year […]
By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation All photographs by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith NECA is known for their highly detailed collectibles based on film, movie and video game licenses. At SDCC so far, they have shown more of what fans want: amazing, accurate collectibles. From the upcoming Kick Ass 2, to Pacific Rim series 2, Predator, Borderlands, Simpsons […]
Hillside, NJ – July 11, 2013 – National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) today announced the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 exclusive merchandise line-up, available directly at the show with limited quantities available online July 17-21. Four limited-quantity convention exclusives, created just for the event, have been revealed and include: KICK-ASS 2 “Betsy Ross” Axe Handle Prop Replica – Modeled directly […]
It’s a fan’s dream come true. In the latest wave of Predator figure comes something nobody ever thought they would see: a Big Red Predator figure. From NECA, who has made some of the most detailed action figures on the market comes a Predator straight out of a fan made film back in 2003, a Batman film at that! Batman: […]
Bringing the big screen to the display case. NECA showed off a number of impressive pieces at SDCC, and all featured the high level of quality we have come to expect from the company. On display were figures based off of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Rocky, Predator, Rambo, Assassin’s Creed, Gears of War, Borderlands 2 and more. Take a look at […]