SDCC 2019: A Glimpse Into the Greatness

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, […]

Scott Snyder, Charles Soule & Giuseppe Camuncoli Unveil New Ongoing Image Comic Series- Undiscovered Country- Today at San Diego Comic Con

By Staff Reports Image Comics is pleased to announce that New York Times bestselling writers Scott Snyder (Wytches, AD: After Death) and Charles Soule (Curse Words, The Oracle Year, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artist Giuseppe Camuncoli (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) for a new comic book series titled Undiscovered Country. The full color, ongoing science […]

Chip Zdarsky & Jason Loo’s AFTERLIFT Joins comiXology Originals

By Staff Reports ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comics service, announced that Eisner-nominated writer Chip Zdarsky and acclaimed artist Jason Loo are collaborating on Afterlift, an all-new five-part comics mini-series about an unexpected ride-share to a very final destination: Hell. The series, which will debut from the comiXology Originals program this winter, was announced at comiXology’s Comic-Con International San Diego 2019 […]

Lights Sets Sights for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

By Staff Reports Pop sensation Lights is set to return to San Diego Comic-Con once again to promote her new graphic novel, Skin&Earth. Announced today, Lights breakout comic series Skin&Earth is slated for television, digital and gaming adaptation through global entertainment company eOne. “I’m so thrilled to get back to Comic-Con, just a year after the release of the first ever issue […]

Zenescope Announces Plans for San Diego Comic Con

By Staff Reports Leading independent comic book and graphic novel publisher, Zenescope Entertainment, has announced its plans for Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018 as the company celebrates its 10th year exhibiting at the largest comic book convention in North America. Zenescope returns once again to Comic-Con International at booth 2301 located immediately inside Hall C. It’s there the company will […]

Podcast Alert! SDCC Giveaways!

This is a podcast alert, letting you know that today at 6 p.m. on our Facebook page (facebook.com/pastramination), we will be having our Comic Con podcast LIVE! We will be giving away convention exclusives as well! Once the podcast is over, leave a comment here with the answer to this week’s question to be entered for a chance to win! […]

SDCC 2017- Mezco One 12 Collective

Mezco Once Again Wowed At SDCC By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith One of the best lines of action figures going right now has to be the Mezco One 12 Collective. 1/12 scale figures with detailed, cloth costumes, it’s like taking the awesomeness of a Hot Toys figure and bringing it down to a more manageable scale […]

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!

SDCC 2017: Bluefin Tamashii Nations

Tamashii Nations Shows Off New Goku Black, Warrior Monk Darth Maul and More By Nolan P. Smith Bluefin Tamashii Nations has brought us so many great action figures in the past from Bandai. At the San Diego Comic Con, the company showed off the latest figures ready to invade stateside, including the much anticipated Goku Black, Warrior Monk Darth Maul, […]

SDCC 2017: Check out the trailer for ABC’s Inhumans

Inhumans Hits IMAX September 1 By Nolan P. Smith At the San Diego Comic Con, ABC showed the world a brand new trailer for their upcoming series, Inhumans. The hotly anticipated new Marvel series follows Marvel’s own royal family in an adventure that crosses from the silver screen to the TV screen. The first two episodes will debut on September […]

San Diego Comic Con Kicks Off This Week

Comic Con Brings Plenty to the Convention Center and Downtown San Diego By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—In Southern California, the summer means vacation, beach visits, and the return of the San Diego Comic Con. Pastrami Nation will once again be covering the show all week, bringing you a ton of photos and information throughout the week.

Image Comics Exclusives at San Diego Comic Con

Image Comics Brings Hardcovers, Comics, Statues and More to San Diego By Staff Reports Image Comics is pleased to return to San Diego this year for San Diego Comic-Con on Wednesday, July 19th through Sunday, July 23rd. Please note: updates to the schedule may appear online during the show. Please refer to the www.imagecomics.com post for the most up-to-date information.

Amazon Prime Video Brings The Tick to SDCC 2017

The beloved hero The Tick takes aim at SDCC By Staff Reports This summer, a beloved comic-book favorite is back and more hilariously righteous than ever. Amazon Prime Video will be making its first foray into the hero universe with its’ Amazon Original Series, The Tick. The retail pioneer partnered with Sony Pictures and the creative team behind such pop-culture- […]

SDCC 2016: Bluefin Tamashii Nations

Bluefin Tamashii Nations Brought the World Voltron, Suicide Squad, Rock Lee, and the Shredder at SDCC By Nolan P. Smith One of my favorite stops at SDCC has to be the Bluefin Tamashii Nations booth. Bluefin brings the world amazing, imported action figures, like the outstanding Dragonball Z figuarts and the incredible Star Wars Movie Realization line, often referred to […]

SDCC 2016: Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys

Sideshow Collectibles Showcased the latest, including some amazing Hot Toys figures from Captain America: Civil War and Suicide Squad By Nolan P. Smith The San Diego Comic Con brought plenty of surprises, reveals and more, but one thing many have been buzzing about has to be the super realistic figures from Hot Toys, on display at the Sideshow Collectibles booth. […]

SDCC 2016: Mattel- WWE

By Nolan P. Smith Mattel had quite the initial showing for their WWE products at the San Diego Comic Con this year. Check out photos of some of the great new figures they unveiled, including Bayley, Tyler Breeze, a new Finn Balor, a massive Andre the Giant, and more!