Comic Con 2014 Art Prints

We’ve written a bunch about Mondo’s plans for 2014 San Diego Comic Con International, but a couple of other exhibitors are premiering Comic Con 2014 art prints at the convention. After the jump you can see a list of new art prints from Gallery Nucleus and Acme making their debut at the show this week.

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In trouble? Better Call Saul. Bob Odenkirk‘s Breaking Bad character Saul Goodman, soon to get his own spinoff show Better Call Saul, got his start on a billboard. It’s one of the first places audiences were introduced to the character in the Emmy winning series. Now, the billboards that are a part of the spinoff have begun to pop up in Albuquerque. Check out the Better Call Saul billboard, and listen to the attached voicemail, below. Read More »

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Two years ago, Julia Marchese had an idea and a job at a movie theater. Today, she’s got a movie. Out of Print, a film about the preservation of 35mm at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles, CA is about to hit the festival circuit and now has an official trailer and poster.

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Check out the Out of Print trailer and poster below. Read More »

Hot Toys Back to the Future 1/6th scale Marty McFly Figure

Just as the 2014 San Diego Comic Con is about to kick off, Hot Toys has announced a product which will likely be part of a line of collectibles which will suck hundreds if not thousands of dollars from my bank account. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future, Hot Toys will be producing Back to the Future collectibles. First up is a 1/6th scale Marty McFly figure. Hit the jump to see more photos and learn more about the Back to the Future 1/6th scale Marty McFly Figure.

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Over the next few months, Mondo is going Batty. Wednesday at San Diego Comic-Con they’ll release multiple Batman themed posters as well as LPs from Batman: The Animated Series. One of those posters, a portrait of the Joker by Jason Edmiston, is exclusively revealed below.

But that’s not all. In October, the Mondo Gallery will have a full Batman 75 art exhibit. Get more info on both below. Read More »

VOTD: The History of Comic-Con in 4 Minutes

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Today the /Film team is headed to 2014 San Diego Comic Con International. The convention has become a huge venue to premiere the latest movie, television, comic books and video game projects. The event has actually grown so big that it has overgrown the San Diego Convention Center and is now taking over other venues around San Diego in a series of sponsored and non-official events. But like anything, Comic-Con started off really small.  The photo above shows off the massive lines outside the convention center in the early 1980′s, when Comic Con was just entering its teenage years. MovieClips has put together a video explaining the history of comic-con in just 4 minutes.  Watch the History of Comic-Con video now embedded after the jump.

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