Mondo Unveils ELEKTRA Print by Craig Drake; Acme Archives Previews STAR WARS Posters by Mark Englert

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Mondo has unveiled its new Elektra screenprint by artist Craig Drake, ahead of the poster’s release tomorrow.  The poster paints the Marvel Comics character in stark red and black contrast, wielding both her sword and katana, but if you want one you’ll have to act quickly—only 275 are being made.  Also in the world of print news, Acme Archives will be releasing a pair of Mark Englert-crafted Star Wars posters, “I’m Here to Rescue You: Tattoine” and “I’m Here to Rescue You: Endor”.  Instead of only making a limited quantity, this is a timed release beginning Sunday, May 25th at 10am PDT and running through Wednesday, May 28t at 3pm PDT.  The edition size will be determined by the number of prints ordered, and the posters will go on sale on Dark Ink’s website.

Hit the jump to check out all three posters in full.  If you want to grab the Elektra print, follow @MondoNews on Twitter and wait for the random release sometime tomorrow.

Mondo Unveils Artwork for JURASSIC PARK Soundtrack Re-Release

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Though traditional scores have now become a more rare in studio tentpoles as of late (quick, what’s the theme for The Amazing Spider-Man? Transformers?), the soundtracks to some of the biggest films in history have remained classics.  The good folks at Mondo are preparing a re-release of one of the best pieces from composer John Williams’ vast (and impressive) library, and today they’ve unveiled the artwork for the soundtrack: Jurassic Park.  It’s an iconic piece of film music, and Mondo commissioned two separate pieces of artwork packaging, one from JC Richard and a limited edition from Dan McCarthy.  The vinyls don’t go on sale until June 11th, but you can take a look at the artwork right now.

Hit the jump to check out the Mondo Jurassic Park vinyl artwork.

Mike Mitchell and Mondo Take on Marvel with Portraits of Wolverine, Spider-Man, Deadpool, and Many More

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Artist Mike Mitchell, Marvel, and Mondo all complement each other rather nicely, don’t you think?  If you’re a fan of any or all of the above mentioned Ms, you’re going to love this new gallery showing.  Mitchell’s superheroic work will be on display for a couple of weeks before (whatever’s left) makes its way to the Mondo website for sale.  Follow their Twitter account for future updates, and check out this newsletter for details on which pieces will be available for sale online at a random time tomorrow.

The Mondo Gallery show opened this past weekend and will continue through May 17 at 4115 Guadalupe Street, Austin TX.  If you can’t make it to Austin to pick up some of Mitchell’s work in person, then keep another eye on Mondo’s website to see when more artwork will be available.  Hit the jump to take a look at the artwork from “Mike Mitchell x Marvel x Mondo” and “Just Like Us.”

Check out Prints from Mike Mitchell’s Upcoming Marvel Show at Mondo

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Mondo has announced “Mike Mitchell x Marvel x Mondo”, which is a gallery of Marvel character portraits by artist Mike Mitchell.  “My love for Marvel Comics was an integral part of growing up. Not just the comics, but the action figures, video games and cartoons. My intention with this show was to take those characters out of their action-oriented world and give them a moment of silence to catch their breath,” said Mitchell in a press release.  “This has easily been the most ambitious project I’ve ever taken on, and it’s due in part to my love for their universe.”

Hit the jump to check out Mitchell’s Marvel prints for Spider-Man, Doctor Octopus, Black Cat, Bullseye, Luke Cage, and Mysterio.  The show will run from April 25th to May 17th.

Over 40 Pictures from Mondo’s Martin Ansin and Kevin Tong Gallery Show in Austin

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Just another week after Mondo’s hit Disney gallery show Nothing’s Impossible where over 300 people were in line by the show’s opening, Mondo had another hit on their hands with the Martin Ansin/Kevin Tong show.  Around 150 people were in line before opening, but it was still just as amazing as the Disney show.  Hot properties such as Robocop, Scott Pilgrim versus the World, and Flash Gordon were all displayed and for sale.  Hit the jump for photos from inside the gallery.

Exclusive: Martin Ansin’s ROBOCOP Poster from His Mondo Gallery Show

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If you’re at SXSW or in the Austin area, I strongly suggest heading over to the Mondo Gallery at 4115 Guadalupe St.  That’s because Martin Ansin and Kevin Tong are opening their show tonight and it focuses on sci-fi, fantasy, and horror with a bent towards emulating classic movie posters.  From what I’ve seen, it’s going to be a great show and I’m sure fans are going to love it.

With the doors to the gallery about to open, Mondo has provided us with a great exclusive: Ansin’s posters for director Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop.  As usual, Ansin has done a great job bringing the classic movie to life and Mondo is offering a regular and variant version of the poster.  Hit the jump to check them out.

Over 40 Pictures from Mondo’s Disney Gallery Show “Nothing’s Impossible” Featuring Work by Martin Ansin, Tom Whalen, and Aaron Horkey

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Mondo’s Disney gallery show Nothing’s Impossible was another hit.  People camped out for days in the freezing weather, and the line reached over 300 people by the time the gallery opened.  Artists such as Martin Ansin, Tom Whalen, Aaron Horkey, and Jason Edmiston had killer pieces for this show which tackled hit Disney properties such as The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast.  Check out over 40 photos after the jump.

Over 60 Pictures from Laurent Durieux’s Mondo Gallery Show in Austin

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This month’s Mondo gallery showing of Laurent Durieux’s work was super popular with over 100 people waiting in line in the cold 37 degree weather, some of whom had been waiting since around 9:00 in the morning.  Laurent’s work has always captivated me since he seems to bring in such an enormous amount of depth while retaining a large amount of detail.  You really feel like you’re looking into the window of the world of the film when you look at one of his pieces of art.

My  favorites of the show were the original colored pencil pieces.  They had such imagination and depth in them, it was hard realizing that they were such tiny pieces of art that were barely the size of my hand.  At the same time, I really enjoyed the Back to the Future 1 and 2 pieces with their retro sci-fi tones.  I was disappointed when I did not see the third piece for the third film.  Hopefully someday Laurent will complete the trilogy.  Hit the jump to check out over 60 pictures from the show.

Exclusive: Check Out These Awesome Mondo Screenprints for THE BIRDS, VERTIGO and REAR WINDOW by Laurent Durieux

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Laurent Durieux is starting to piss me off.  I was all set to limit how much I wanted to spend at his first solo show at the Mondo gallery in Austin, but everything I’ve seen has been spectacular.  I’m starting to worry that my bank account is going to take a serious hit when the gallery opens tomorrow night.  If you’re not aware, Durieux has been creating amazing screenprints over the past few years, but his recent work has been on another level.

Thanks to our friends at Mondo, we’re happy to be able to premiere a few of Durieux’s screenprints that will go onsale tomorrow night.  We’ve got his posters for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, Vertigo (regular and variant) and Rear Window (regular and variant).  Hit the jump for the images and info.

Mondo Announces SXSW Disney Gallery Event “Nothing’s Impossible”; Unveils Gorgeous Ken Taylor ALICE IN WONDERLAND Print

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Mondo is preparing something very special for the upcoming South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin: a gallery show devoted entirely to Disney films.  “Nothing’s Impossible” is a gallery event courtesy of Mondo and Disney’s “Oh My Disney” blog, and it will feature what’s sure to be some incredible Disney-inspired prints by artists like Martin Ansin, Ken Taylor, Aaron Horkey, Daniel Danger, Rich Kelly, Mike Mitchell, JC Richard, and more.  The gallery event will kick off in Austin on March 7th and will run through March 11th.  Mondo and Oh My Disney will be unveiling some of the posters digitally every week leading up to the opening, and they’re kicking things off in true jealousy inducing fashion by previewing Ken Taylor’s absolutely gorgeous print for Disney’s 1951 animated adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.

Hit the jump to preview the print for Alice in Wonderland and to read the full press release concerning “Nothing’s Impossible.”

New Mondo Posters Include Phantom City Creative’s BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM and Delicious Design League’s FIGHT CLUB

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Two new Mondo posters are dipping into some 20th century icons for inspiration.  First up is a nostalgic version of the animated feature Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.  Originally released in 1993, the film finds Batman wrongly accused of a series of mob murders.  This new poster shows him facing off against the vigilante assassin behind it all.  The second Mondo poster takes inspiration from David Fincher’s 1999 film, Fight Club.  The first rule of Fight Club is … well, you know, so you’ll just have to hit the jump to take a look at the upcoming Mondo posters.

Mondo Unveils Posters for WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE and BRICK by Ken Taylor and Matt Taylor

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Mondo has a habit of commissioning great posters for older films that oftentimes eclipse the official artwork that was released when the movies opened in theaters, and today’s pair of Mondo unveilings sure come close to doing just that.  Tomorrow at some random time, Mondo will be putting Ken Taylor‘s Where the Wild Things Are and Matt Taylor‘s Brick on sale for the general public.  The Mondo folks have made the artwork available today so fans can get a peek at what they might be able to purchase (if they have lightening fast reflexes, that is), and both posters are pretty stellar.  Hit the jump to take a look at the prints, and as always, follow Mondo on Twitter for the onsale announcement sometime tomorrow.

New Mondo Posters from Francesco Francavilla and Dave Rapoza Tackle the Classic CLASH OF THE TITANS

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A new pair of Mondo posters inspired by Desmond Davis’ 1981 fantasy epic Clash of the Titans is scheduled to drop some time tomorrow.  Even if you’re not a rabid poster fanatic, these two are pretty cool, especially since they bring the famous creature creations of the late, great Ray Harryhausen to life in vivid detail.  Artists Francesco Francavilla and Dave Rapoza are the contributors this time around, and while I certainly have my favorite, they’re both worth a look.  Hit the jump to check them out.

Happy Holidays! Mondo Unveils Prints for HOME ALONE and THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS

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We all know that Mondo loves to end the year with a bang.  Some might have thought the giant Die Hard event was it.  Some might have thought their wallets were safe until the New Year.  Well Mondo dropped their HELL NO bomb on everyone today announcing we should suit up for one last online battle for 2013.  What is Christmas without the Wet Bandits?  Yup, we have a Home Alone print from Adam Simpson coming tomorrow.  That not enough for you?  Well there is one more print that has been long awaited. Not only is that a print from Aaron m’fin Horkey it is a follow up to his Return of the King print!  That’s right, it is The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers!  Hit the jump and dodge the paint cans to check out the images and all the other juicy info.

Mondo Mystery Movie XI Returns to Los Angeles at The Crest Theater for DIE HARD

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Last weekend, Mondo returned to Los Angeles for another highly anticipated Mystery Movie.  You may recall when we interviewed Mondo CEO Justin Ishmael at SDCC, he mentioned they were finally going to put on an event that was years in the making.  The moment tickets went on sale the rumor mill went into overdrive guessing just about every major movie and possible scenario, and while there was just one movie that was not only the most predicted, but the most coveted.  That movie was Die Hard.  Well, Mondo did not disappoint and if you hit the jump you can check out images from the event and the poster that everyone went home with. 

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