Mondo Announces First Guests for Inaugural MONDOCON; Reveals THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN Poster by Guest and HELLBOY Creator Mike Mignola

     June 2, 2014

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Mondo, the Alamo Drafthouse’s art boutique, has become a behemoth, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down.  This fall will mark the inaugural MondoCon event, “which will coincide with the first weekend of Fantastic Fest on September 20 & 21 at The Marchesa Hall & Theater in Austin, TX.”  The convention “will bring together unique guests from a variety of areas to celebrate film, music, art, and toys with the world’s finest artists, designers, illustrators, painters, toy creators as well as directors, composers and more. The convention will offer new artwork and products as well as panels and special screenings.”  In other words, not only will you see a bunch of cool stuff, you’ll probably go broke trying to buy as much of it as you can.  Tickets for MondoCon go on sale on June 4th at Mondo-Con.com.  Single day tickets will are $35 and full weekend tickets are $70.  Additionally, Fantastic Fest VIP badges will get a full weekend ticket to MondoCon.

Mondo has announced the first round of guests for the convention, and in addition to including some of the usual suspects like Jock, Phantom City Creative, and Jay Shaw, the lineup will also include Hellboy creator Mike Mignola.  Mignola also created a The Bride of Frankenstein poster, which will go on sale at a random time on June 5th (follow @MondoNews for the announcement).  Hit the jump to check out the poster and the press release for MondoCon.

Poster via EW.

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THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN

by Mike Mignola

Edition size: 325

Dimensions: 21×32

Price: $50

And here’s the press release for MondoCon:

FIRST-EVER MONDOCON CELEBRATES ARTISTS

BEHIND POSTERS, ORIGINAL ART, VINYL, VHS & TOYS

Set to Coincide with the First Weekend of Fantastic Fest on September 20 & 21

MondoCon Tickets Will Go On Sale Wednesday, June 4

Austin, TX— June 2, 2014– Mondo is thrilled to officially announce its inaugural MondoCon event, set to coincide with the first weekend of Fantastic Fest on September 20 & 21 at The Marchesa Hall & Theater in Austin, TX. The convention will bring together unique guests from a variety of areas to celebrate film, music, art, and toys with the world’s finest artists, designers, illustrators, painters, toy creators as well as directors, composers and more. The convention will offer new artwork and products as well as panels and special screenings.

A full schedule of events will be unveiled in the coming months, but for now Mondo is excited to present the first round of guests in attendance, including fan favorite artists & legends like celebrated comics artist & Hellboy creator, Mike Mignola, Basil Gogos, Geof Darrow and Bernie Wrightson.

FIRST ROUND OF GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE

  • Richey Beckett
  • Anne Benjamin
  • Geof Darrow
  • Jason Edmiston
  • Francesco Francavilla
  • Basil Gogos
  • JJ Harrison
  • Jock
  • Phantom City Creative
  • Mike Mignola
  • Gary Pullin
  • Arik Roper
  • Jay Shaw
  • Tiny Kitten Teeth
  • Bernie Wrightson

Mondo has expanded in recent years to include a world-renowned gallery, becoming passionate purveyors of art, vinyl, VHS and a brand new area that was cryptically teased with this Iron Giant tweet. MondoCon will celebrate all of this and more, a chance for fans of film, art, collectibles & music to mix with their creators.

Tickets for MondoCon will go sale Wednesday, June 4 at Mondo-Con.com. Single day tickets will are $35 and full weekend tickets are $70.

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