Best of 2018: Action Figures and Collectibles

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 […]

Best of 2016- Action Figures

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 […]

Predator: Life and Death #1 Review

The Predator is Back in a New Limited Series By Art Macias Contributing Guest Reviewer (Inland Empire)– Let me start off by saying I have not picked up a Predator comic in quite sometime and was a little apprehensive for fear that I may be lost in the storyline.  The storied film franchise has also been a mainstay at Dark […]

Dark Horse Announces Dark Horse Day Celebration To Take Place June 4

By Staff Reports 2016 marks the thirtieth anniversary of Dark Horse Comics, and it’s time to party! To celebrate, Dark Horse is proclaiming Saturday, June 4, 2016, to be “Dark Horse Day,” with events happening in comic shops around the country! We are inviting our retail partners to celebrate with us by offering exclusive promotional materials, ordering discounts on Dark […]

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 […]

Predator: Fire and Stone #1 Hits This October

By Staff Reports A universe of terror drawn to one world. As the Perses begins her long journey home, a deadly stowaway forces the crew into a savage conflict! While the crew defend themselves against this unseen predator, the hunter itself stalks a much more substantial game! • Dark Horse’s Prometheus event sharpens its claws! * Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Nailbiter) […]

SDCC 2013: NECA

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 […]

SDCC 2012: Coverage from the Con Floor!

Check out a few quick pictures from the San Diego Comic Con! Check out the signing with the stars from Breaking Bad (Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) smiled and waved for our camera!), Dick Tracey investigating something afoot, a Predator who defeated the Avengers, the merc with a mouth Deadpool guarding the exit, and a zombie lunch. All pictures from SDCC […]