If you’re a screenprint collector, get ready to spend some money. That’s because our friends at Mondo and Huckleberry are both dropping some cool posters tomorrow at a random time. Mondo has the regular editions of Olly Moss‘ Studio Ghibli prints (Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle), and Huckleberry will be selling the Tom Whalen Batman posters (both the regular and variant) that were released at Comic-Con.
Hit the jump for more info on how to buy the posters.
Mondo announced they will release a limited edition Studio Ghibli compilation on vinyl July 26. Featuring performances from the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Studio Ghibli Kokyo Kyokushu includes selections from Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, The Cat Returns, and My Neighbors the Yamadas. Naturally, Mondo recruited Tyler Stout to design three beautiful album covers inspired by Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl’s Moving Castle.
Mondo will sell one version at Comic-Con tomorrow, and will make all three available at the Mondo site on July 26. Hit the jump for the artwork, tracklisting, and info on how to buy.
This year at Comic-Con, Mondo will be unleashing some fresh madness, although they will be mediating some of it with a pre-sale. In addition to the Martin Ansin‘ Conan the Barbarian poster we showed you earlier today, The Alamo Drafthouse’s art boutique has unveiled posters by multiple artists for Pacific Rim, a Drew Struzan poster for The Dark Tower, and Olly Moss posters for Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle. Ansin, Moss, and Struzan will be in attendance at Comic-Con for autograph signings, and their posters will be available for pre-sale this Friday (follow @MondoNews for the announcement). Those who pre-purchased a poster can pick it up at Comic-Con (and only the person who purchased it). The Pacific Rim posters do not require a pre-order, and will be available on Preview Night (Wednesday, July 17th). Please behave in a calm and orderly fashion.
Hit the jump to check out the posters, and click over to Mondo’s blog for some essential details regarding the pick-up of posters and autograph signing dates. I also highly recommend picking up a sturdy mailing tube (e.g. Yazoo tube) to prevent your poster from getting damaged (the tubes from UPS and FedEx are very risky).
Have you ever been watching one of the fine animated films from Studio Ghibli and thought to yourself, “Man, I really wish I could light this Djarum Black or start a small brush fire while showing off my appreciation for My Neighbor Totoro?” I know I have. Well now you can add a little flair to your smoker’s/arsonist’s lifestyle with these new Zippo lighters featuring notable characters from Studio Ghibli’s storied resume of films. Show your friends you still pine for Princess Mononoke, or that Ponyo and The Cat Returns remain unfairly underrated. Hit the jump to find out where you can buy them, along with more than 25 images of the various lighters for sale.