If this was any other year but 2020 or 2021 we would be hip deep in San Diego Comic-Con announcements. Exclusives, autographs, panels… you’d have so many Twitter notifications your head would spin. But alas, the world as we knew it is still realigning itself and this July we’ll be celebrating the virtual [email protected] once again.
However, we do have a sliver of exclusives news, this one coming from our friends at Mondo, the Austin-based pop culture powerhouse, best known for their posters, pins, vinyl soundtracks and other collectibles. This year, they’ll have daily drops on their site from Thursday, July 22 – Sunday, July 25 each day.
[UPDATE July 24 – #5]
Could this be the final Mondo [email protected] exclusive reveal? Time will tell, but we do know you can sink your fangs into this Horror of Dracula 24″x36″ screenprint from Francesco Francavilla on Sunday, July 25 at 3PM PT. There will be both a regular edition limited to 245 for $55, and a variant edition limited to 120 for $75.
[UPDATE July 24 – #4]
Things get both real soft and real scary with Mondo’s next [email protected] exclusive. You can try to scare up this Halloween 36″x24″ screenprint from 100% Soft on Sunday, July 25 at 1PM PT. It’s a limited edition run of 245, and will be available for $60.
[UPDATE July 24 – #3]
Maybe Godzilla really will finally rise out of the metaphorical San Diego harbor — as Mondo is unleashing lots of Godzilla exclusives this year for [email protected]. In addition to yesterday’s revealed screenprint by Yuko Shimizu (see below), they’ll also have a pin and soft vinyl toys, as revealed by Collider.
The 1.5″ Godzilla hard enamel pin features artwork by Sam Wolfe Connelly, and will be limited to 150 pieces. You can grab it for $10 on Saturday, July 24 at 11AM PT.
Mondo has two soft vinyl figures based on the 1984 Return of Godzilla film. The first is Godzilla 84 – Limited Edition Cherry Blossom Variant, with a design, sculpt, and paint design by Hector Arce. The glow-in-the-dark, soft vinyl figure is 7.5″, limited to 150, and will retail for $95 on Saturday, July 24 at 11AM PT.
The other figure, Hedorah – Limited Edition Cherry Blossom Variant, also features a design, sculpt, and paint design by Hector Arce. This 6″ soft vinyl also glows in the dark and is limited to 150 pieces. Pick it up for $85 on Saturday, July 24 at 11AM PT.
[UPDATE July 23 – #2]
In a galaxy not so far, far away, you can battle it out to grab this We Buy Your Kids (WBYK) Star Wars: The Phantom Menace The Apprentice print. Darth Maul gets his own spotlight in this 18″x24″ screenprint, which will be available for $60 on Saturday, July 24 at 3PM PT.
You can find additional details at slashfilm.
[UPDATE July 23 – #1]
It’s shaping up to be a very Marvel-ous year with Mondo’s [email protected] exclusives, as slashfilm has the details on all new Marvel prints.
César Moreno is celebrating Spider-Man in all his glory in this beautiful new 24″x36″ screenprint of the PlayStation 4 video game Marvel’s Spider-Man. It will be available on Saturday, July 24 at 1PM PT, with both a regular version for $55 (edition of 325) and a variant for $75 (edition to 175).
Ronald Wimberly’s 24″x36″ screenprint is straight out of the pages of Marvel Comics, with a new work inspired by Brooklyn native Miles Morales. The print is limited to 250, and will retail for $60 on Saturday, July 24 at 1PM PT.
Finally, it’s all “Doom” — Doctor Doom, that is. Mondo will be releasing a Doctor Doom: Marvelmania 24″x”36″ screenprint with artwork by Jack Kirby on Sunday, July 25 at 3PM PT. You can pick up the regular edition for $50 (edition of 195), or the variant (edition of 95) for $75.
[UPDATE July 22 – #6]
WBYK, an Australian duo, , have created two beautiful versions of a new screenprint for the film Basic Instinct. The regular edition of the 18″x24″ poster is a limited edition of 150, and will be available through Mondo on Sunday, July 25 at 1PM PT for $50. There will also be a variant edition, which is limited to 75, available through the Nautilus Art Print online store at the same time for €60.
[UPDATE July 22 – #5]
Artist Kilian Eng unveiled two versions of a new Total Recall screen printed poster he created. You’ll be able to grab the regular edition, which is a limited edition of 250, through Mondo’s webstore on Friday, July 23 at 12PM PT for $60.
The variant edition will limited to 90 copies, and will be available through the Nautilus Art Print online store, also on Friday, July 23 at 12PM PT for €70.
[UPDATE July 22 – #4]
Black Dragon Press has partnered with Mondo for a new [email protected] exclusive screenprinted poster of Yuko Shimizu’s artwork for the Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954-1975 Blu-Ray boxset.
This 24″x36″ SDCC exclusive poster is limited to 300 copies, and will be available through Mondo and Black Dragon Press‘ webstores beginning Saturday, July 24 at 11AM PT for $80.
You can read more about the announcement on Black Dragon Press’ site.
[UPDATE July 22 – #3]
IMDb have unveiled four new exclusive releases heading to Mondo’s [email protected] event.
First, there’s a new poster for WandaVision by MURUGIAH. Don’t change the channel, or you might miss the launch on Friday, July 23 at 10AM PT.
It’s a limited edition of 270, and will be available for $60.
Fans of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will also want to check out this new poster by J. Totino Tedesco. It will launch at 1PM PT on Friday, July 23. It’s a limited edition run of 170, and will be available for $50.
There’s also a new design for Wet Hot American Summer by JJ Harrison. It will launch at 11AM PT on Sunday, July 25 in a limited edition run of 170 for $60.
And finally, Mortal Kombat by Oliver Barrett, which you can try to get your hands on at 12PM PT on Friday, July 23. It’s a limited edition run of 170 for $60.
[UPDATE – July 22 – #2]
The folks at Nerdist have revealed a trio of Mondo goodies from all corners of fandom, let’s take a look.
A pair of Alien prints by Johnny Dombrowski will be released on Sunday, July 24, at 1PM PT. There will be a regular version, with a print run of 170 and a price of $50 and a variant version, with a run of 95 and a price of $75. Both prints are 24″ x 36″.
Rory Kurtz offers his version of Logan, based on the film featuring Hugh Jackman. This one will have a timed edition and a variant. The timed edition will be on sale from Saturday, July 24 at 9AM PT until Monday July 26 at 10AM PT. The variant edition is a brushed metal foil for $100 in an edition of 320 and be available Saturday, July 24 at 9AM PT. Both prints are 24″ x 36″.
Lastly, Tom Whalen adds to his impressive Mondo enamel pin collection with this Cosmic Ghost Rider pin. On Sale Friday, July 23, at 10AM PT, this pin will run you $10 and have an edition of 100.
[UPDATE July 22]
San Diego Comic-Con would have kicked off in full today, and there’s still plenty of Mondo [email protected] reveals to come. On Friday, July 23 at 1PM PT, they’ll be releasing a SDCC exclusive Masters of the Universe: Revelation 24″x18″ screenprint, with art by Florian Bertmer. It will retail for $55, and be limited to 170 pieces.
[UPDATE July 21 – #2]
The folks at Halo tweeted this look at at new Halo Infinite screenprint by the incomparable Sachin Teng, whose work Mondo has previously showcased for Castlevania and Mega Man. Mondo will be offering this limited-edition print on Thursday, July 22 at 1PM PT
[UPDATE July 21]
This morning, io9 has the details on two more of Mondo’s [email protected] exclusive vinyl soundtrack releases. Up first is a the late Richard Donner’s classic Superman: The Movie, which features John Williams’ soaring score and artwork by DKNG. The vinyl release, which includes two discs each with two full sides of music, will be available in a splattered, limited edition of 1978 and a non-limited black edition. You can pick it up for $35 on Friday, July 23.
This next exclusive isn’t going to hurt you — it just wants to smash your brains in. Mondo will be releasing the first-ever 7″ single of The Shining, marking the first time in 40 years that any music from the film has been available officially. Mondo worked with the Kubrick estate to bring fans two versions of Saul Bass’s iconic artwork, in both a classic yellow (which has a translucent green, translucent purple, and black vinyl) and Bass’s preferred red iteration (with red, orange, and brown tri-colored vinyl) for the cover.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 24, when you can pick it up for $15.
[UPDATE July 20]
IGN has the details on Mondo’s Marvel-tastic SDCC exclusives this year, starting with Mondo’s Wolverine 1/6 Figure – Limited Edition SDCC variant. The figure also features several swappable heads — including a LE Sad Masked Head, Neutral Masked Head, Angry Masked Head, Logan Unmasked Head, and Morph Head. It also comes with accessories, including a picture frame with Scott and Jean photo, and even a Thanksgiving Turkey leg. No matter how Wolvie is feeling today, you can score him on Friday, July 23 at 10AM PT on the Mondo Shop for $200.
But there’s more Marvel-goodness where that came from, including both a regular and variant X-Men: The Animated Series – Night of the Sentinels 18″x24″ screenprint by Phantom City Creative. The regular edition will retail for $50, and the variant for $70, and both will be available through Mondo on Friday, July 23 at 10AM PT.
Are you feeling tiki? Mondo’s popular line of Marvel Tikis continues with the Fin Fang Foom tiki mug, which is based on Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s iconic Silver Age interstellar dragon. There will be three variants available on Thursday, July 22 at 1PM PT for $60 each — Strange Tales Variant, Fin Fang Foom Tiki Mug – Pen and Ink Variant, and Fin Fang Foom Tiki Mug – King Kirby Variant.
In addition to their own exclusives, Mondo is also releasing several Previews Exclusive collectibles which will be available from online and brick and mortar retailers. You can see all the Previews Exclusives here.