New to Blu-ray: GRAVITY, HARRY POTTER Hogwarts Collection, THOR: THE DARK WORLD, and More

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This week’s bounty of new Blu-ray releases includes a couple of prestigious Oscar nominees, a new box set version of the Harry Potter series, Marvel’s latest superhero pic, and some truly great Criterion Collection additions.  Briefly:

Comic-Con 2013 Schedule for Friday, July 19th Includes THE WORLD’S END, THE WALKING DEAD, ROBOCOP, GAME OF THRONES, & SPIDER-MAN 2

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Yesterday we got a look at the rather tame Comic-Con 2013 schedule for Wednesday’s Preview Night and Thursday, and today SDCC has unveiled the full panel lineup for Friday, July 19th.  Last year was the first year that Comic-Con moved TV panels into Hall H for days other than Sunday, and after getting a look at Friday’s lineup, the Con is starting to look more and more like a TV convention.  While there are first-looks at The World’s End, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Kick-Ass 2, and Riddick to look forward to, the entire convention is packed with TV panels on Friday, including Hall H panels for The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and the Veronica Mars movie.

I’m baffled by the fact that the panel for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with Joss Whedon is being held in Ballroom 20 and not Hall H, and at the same time as the Walking Dead panel no less.  Hit the jump to take a look at the highlights from Friday’s schedule.  Comic-Con 2013 runs from July 18th – July 21st.

Exclusive: J.J. Harrison’s “Come Along with Me” and Comic Book Cover, and James Flames’ “Hold onto Your Friends” for Mondo’s ADVENTURE TIME/REGULAR SHOW Gallery

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Mondo has been putting together some great gallery shows, and once again they’re sure to pack the house with their latest exhibition.  Alamo Drafthouse’s art boutique has put together a gallery based on Cartoon Network’s popular series Adventure Time and Regular Show, and we’re pleased to bring you some exclusive artwork that will be available for purchase at tonight’s show.  The pieces were done by J.J. Harrison and James Flames, and are based on Adventure Time.  The series is currently in my Netflix queue, and I will definitely watch it at some point based on the praise I’ve heard.  But if you’re already a fan, these pieces are worth a look.

Hit the jump to check out the artwork.  The gallery opens to the public tonight at 7:00pm CT.  Mondo Gallery is located at 4115 Guadalupe St. Austin TX 78751.

Limited Paper: Mondo Announces Second ADVENTURE TIME Gallery Show from Artists JJ Harrison, Rich Kelly, Craig Drake; BLACK BEETLE Online Drop

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Mondo’s made no secret of the fact that they’re really, really, really into Pendleton Ward and Cartoon Network’s blockbuster animated series, Adventure Time.  Last year, they held a special marathon screening for the series at the Alamo Drafthouse (complete with an Adventure Time-themed menu, which gave birth do the Rainicorn-colored hot dogs that still making regular appearances in Limited Paper’s most terrifying nightmares), released a print to commemorate the event, and opened an Adventure Time-themed gallery show.

Sporadic Adventure Time-themed releases were dropped in the months that followed, often enough that rumors circulated that a second AT-themed show was headed to the Mondo Gallery.  And—as some of you may have already heard—the rumor’s now been confirmed:  a second Adventure Time-themed showcase will open towards the end of this month…and this time Ward’s series is bringing J.G. Quintel’s Regular Show along for the ride.  More on this (as well as an update re: Francesco Francavilla’s Black Beetle print) after the jump, folks.

Limited Paper: Mondo and Mark Englert Team Up for the First Time on BACK TO THE FUTURE; Mondo Releases More ADVENTURE TIME Posters

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In the debut edition of Limited Paper, we named Mark Englert as our first-ever “Thing Worth Getting Excited About”, pointing to his outstanding posters for The Thing, Stephen King’s It, and The Walking Dead as proof of his awesomeness.  Well, it’s now a few months later, and it appears that we weren’t the only ones getting excited by Mark’s work:  just today, Mondo announced their first-ever collaboration with Englert…and from the looks of it, it’s going to be a doozy.

Want to see Mark Englert’s Back to the Future poster?  Mondo’s latest Adventure Time poster?  Meet me after the jump, my fellow poster nerds.

Comic-Con: ADVENTURE TIME Panel Features Live Radio Play With Audio; A Brief Look At New Flame Princess Episode

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Without a doubt, Adventure Time has one of the most rabid followings of any animated show currently out there.  If you’ve been to Comic-Con, you likely have seen a ton of Finn, Jake, or Fionna outfits.  The cartoon smartly appeals to boys, girls, and men and women with a zany world and fun story that builds on itself.  Oh, and not to mention a catch-phrase that you can say to any fan that they will immediately respond to.  This was one of my most-anticipated panels in San Diego this year and as a new fan I was not disappointed Saturday afternoon.  Creator and voice of Lumpy Space Princess Pendleton Ward was on hand to moderator the panel filled with songwriter Rebecca Sugar, Jeremy Shada (Finn), John DiMaggio (Jake), and Tom Kenny (Ice King).  Hit the jump for the panel highlights, the radio play audio, and a full description of the upcoming Flame Princess episode clip shown.

Limited Paper at Comic-Con: Mike Mitchell’s ADVENTURE TIME and Jay Shaw’s MIMIC

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Mike Mitchell's ADVENTURE TIME and Jay Shaw's MIMIC slice

Well, folks, here we are:  the end of Comic-Con 2012.  The booths are being disassembled, the nerds are flocking to the exits, booth-babe pictures are being stored on hard-drives, and poster-tubes packed with sweet, sweet limited-paper goodness are being carried triumphantly from the San Diego Convention Center.  What screenprints were we able to score before fleeing the SDCC for the safety of the San Diego airport?  Oh, nothing special:  just a few more awesome Mike Mitchell pieces from Mondo’s ongoing Adventure Time series and a Jay Shaw print autographed by none other than Guillermo del Toro.

Read all about ‘em after the jump, my fellow poster-geeks.

Comic-Con 2012: Cartoon Network Bringing HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Animated Series, CLONE WARS, ADVENTURE TIME, REGULAR SHOW and More!

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In anticipation of their 20th birthday celebration later this year, Cartoon Network is starting the party in San Diego this July at Comic-Con 2012.  Their special guests will include panels for Regular Show, Adventure Time, Star Wars: Clone Wars and the animated series based on DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon titled, Dragons: Riders of Berk. For those of you who aren’t able to attend the con, Cartoon Network will also be hosting the “Big Fan Weekend” on July 14th and 15th where they will show first looks and sneak peeks at upcoming shows.  There are plenty more shows where that came from, so be sure to hit the jump to check out who else will be gracing the halls of the San Diego Convention Center this July 12th through 15th. 

Mondo Gallery’s ADVENTURE TIME Show Recap; Plus Exclusive Interview with Pen Ward and Tom Kenny

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Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time offers a bright, weird, subversively funny experience to its viewers, so it should come as no surprise that Justin Ishmael (creative director at Mondo and a known fan of the weird, colorful, and subversive things in life) would be amongst the show’s ever-expanding army of fans.  And as such, it should come as no surprise that the Mondo Gallery’s second-ever show would end up being based on Ward’s series.  On Friday, that show opened in Austin, TX, and was quickly followed by an Adventure Time marathon/screening at the Alamo Drafthouse.   Wanna see some art from the show?  Hear what an Adventure Time marathon (and specialty menu) was like for someone who’d never seen the series?   Wanna read an exclusive interview with Pen Ward and Adventure Time star Tom Kenny?  It’s all after the jump, folks.

Comic-Con 2011: Schedule for Saturday, July 23rd; Includes Francis Ford Coppola’s TWIXT, Universal’s SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and COMMUNITY

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The Saturday schedule for Comic-Con has been released, and it looks to be a very big day for TV fans. However, Hall H will be having a fairly light day, with the highest profile panels being Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman and Tarsem Singh’s Immortals. Other films taking up shop in Hall H on Saturday include Francis Ford Coppola’s Twixt, the comedy-fantasy Knights of Badassdom, the animated film Dorothy of Oz, and wrapping things up will be “An Early Evening with Kevin Smith.”

TV highlights include Chuck, Terra Nova, Being Human, Futurama, The Simpsons, Community, Family Guy, American Dad, Adventure Time, Once Upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries, The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra, Grimm (includes pilot screening), Fringe, Charlie’s Angels, The Secret Circle, Alcatraz (includes pilot screening), Teen Wolf, Nikita, Good Vibes, Person of Interest (includes pilot screening), and Mythbusters. The day also includes comic panels with Joss Whedon and Robert Kirkman. Hit the jump for a list of schedule highlights for movies and TV.

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