Mondo Unveils Plans for Comic-Con

Mondo announces that it will return to San Diego Comic-Con 2013 with incredible new prints, including three colossal pieces of giant monster crushing artwork to celebrate the release Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Pacific Rim from director Guillermo del Toro on July 12.

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Austin, TX -- Mondo has announced that it will return to San Diego Comic-Con 2013 with incredible new prints, including three colossal pieces of giant monster crushing artwork to celebrate the release Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Pacific Rim from director Guillermo del Toro on July 12. The Mondo booth will be set up on the main conference floor in booth #936 throughout SDCC, Wednesday July 17 through Sunday July 21. Additionally, new prints from celebrated artists Martin Ansin, Olly Moss and Drew Struzan will be available for presale on Friday, July 12.

“Mondo has always been instrumental in cementing world creation in pop culture- these posters by Ash Thorp and Kevin Tong and Vania Zouravliov capture perfectly the wild, gleeful spirit of Pacific Rim - here’s to a mad world of Mecha and Kaiju!!” said director Guillermo del Toro.

“I love monsters. I love robots. I love Guillermo del Toro. When he asked us to do posters for a movie he was directing with both, how could we say no? GDT wasn’t a bystander in the process, though. As he did in our previous director’s series, he helped hand pick the artist and gave notes on the designs. We’re all very proud to have workedon this project with him,” said Justin Ishmael CEO of Mondo.

Listed below are the Pacific Rim posters that will be available for sale on preview night, Wednesday, July 17th when doors open:

PACIFIC RIM by Kevin Tong Size: 24” x 36” Edition: 375 Regular, 200 Variant Price: $45 Regular, $75 Variant

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PACIFIC RIM (Kaiju) by Ash ThorpSize: 24” x 36”Edition: 350Price: $50

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PACIFIC RIM (Jaeger) by Ash Thorp Size: 24” x 36” Edition: 350 Price: $50

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PACIFIC RIM by Vania Zouravliov Size: 24” x 36” Edition: 145 Per Colorway Price: $50

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There will be new posters available at the Mondo booth daily, and for the first time a Comic-Con presale for select prints will happen this Friday, July 12 for new artwork from Martin Ansin (Conan the Barbarian), Olly Moss (Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away) & Drew Struzan (Dark Tower). All three artists will be in attendance at Comic-Con and available to autograph the prints. 

Below are the posters available for presale this Friday, July 12th:

DARK TOWER by Drew Struzan Size: 20” x 36” Edition: 450 Price: $275

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CONAN by Martin Ansin Size: 24” x 36” Edition: 450 Regular, 225 Variant Price: $50 Regular, $75 Variant

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SPIRITED AWAY by Olly Moss Size: 20” x 36” Edition: 225 Variant Only Price: $90

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HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE by Olly Moss Size: 20” x 36” Edition: 225 Variant Only Price: $90

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Check out Mondo’s blog for specifics on sales and signings at SDCC 2013. For the exact sale times follow @MondoNews on Twitter.

Source: Mondo