From the instant the film was released, the soundtrack to Drive became a cult phenomenon. The mix of catchy pop-rock and the pulse-pounding score by Cliff Martinez gave Nicolas Winding-Refn‘s intense thriller an unmistakably cool feeling. That’s the kind of feeling Mondo loves, and almost exactly one year ago, they announced they’d be releasing the soundtrack on limited edition vinyl with artwork by Tyler Stout. Finally, that artwork can be revealed.

Below, check out the full artwork for the vinyl and poster, and find out when you can get both. Read More »

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That sound you just heard was the world of pop culture art exploding. On March 15 at the Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas, legendary poster artists Ken Taylor and Tyler Stout are teaming up for an exhibit of new work. It’s Taylor’s second U.S. show and Stout’s first Mondo show, a major milestone as he’s been blowing poster fans’ minds since 2005. They’re two of the most talented, popular, influential and highly collectible artists on the scene today. That’s the good news.

The bad news is, we can’t show you any art. It’s a secret. All we know is it’ll run from March 15-April 6 and include “new work” from both popular artists.

Either way, we’ve got the show card below as well as some of their best art from the past to give you an idea of what might be in store for fans. And also, read about the Game of Thrones exhibit that’ll act as an appetizer to the Stout/Taylor show, both tied to South by Southwest 2013. Read More »

While most of the world was watching Seth McFarlane and the drama of the Academy Awards Sunday night, poster fans were refreshing Twitter waiting for Mondo to drop the rest of their 2013 Oscar posters. Last week they revealed posters for nominees Les Miserables, Paranorman and The Master. Then, during the show, they revealed posters for Argo, Moonrise Kingdom, Brave, Wreck-It Ralph, Zero Dark Thirty and two different posters for Django Unchained including one by Tyler Stout. Check them all out below. Read More »

Cool Stuff: ‘Reservoir Dogs’ By Tyler Stout

Tuesday was the 20th anniversary of Reservoir Dogs, the directorial debut of one Quentin Tarantino. The film wasn’t exactly a huge commercial success but what it did was kickstart the career of one of the most talented and revered men in cinema today. To celebrate, the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles, CA held a special 20th anniversary, 35 mm screening of the film and, surprise surprise, the gang from Mondo showed up after the credits rolled with a little surprise.

Screenprint legend Tyler Stout is back with his third Tarantino print: Reservoir Dogs. It’s a 36 x 24 inch, horizontal beauty that will be on sale in the coming weeks. Official photos have yet to be revealed (there’s also a variant) but as I was at the screening, I figured you might like to check it out. Read More »

Over the past couple weeks, we’ve posted all of the character-focused one-sheets in Mondo’s Avengers poster print collection. That is, all of the posters leading up to the grand finale, a one-sheet by master poster artist Tyler Stout. Today Mondo unveiled the last and final poster, which will be sure to be the envy of all comic book fanatics. Hit the jump to see the poster in regular and variant editions.

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The worm is out of the sand. Mondo’s secret new gallery opened Saturday with a sci-fi themed show that left jaws on the floor and wallets extremely empty. Tyler Stout did his first Mondo poster since October, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn, Kevin Tong did Forbidden Planet, Martin Ansin kicked off a new Terry Gilliam Director’s Series with Brazil, Jay Shaw did David Cronenberg right with The Fly and Crimes of the Future, Phantom City Creative went all George Melies with A Trip to the Moon and much, much more: Akira, Dune, War of the Worlds, Planet of the Apes, The Fountain, Real Steel, it goes on and on, 38 in total. Check out those image and more after the jump. Read More »

For some music lovers, vinyl LPs never stopped being an ideal way to listen to music. Stick to CDs or MP3s if you like, but I’ll continue to nurture my own enthusiasm for the large cover art and physical interaction with LPs. Last year, I reluctantly bought a digital copy of the score for Nicolas Winding Refn‘s movie Drive, but would have much rather been able to purchase an LP pressing with the moody cues from Cliff Martinez.

Last week the UK label run by Geoff Barrow of Portishead announced that it would release the Drive OST on vinyl, and now Mondo has chimed in with plans to release a 2-LP edition of the Drive OST in the US. No need to pay the import price!

Oh, and as a bonus, the Mondo release will have new cover art by Tyler Stout. Details are below, along with a nifty trio of neon-inspired posters (unrelated to the LP release) for the film. Read More »

As if movies like The Cabin in the Woods, 21 Jump Street, Rec 3: Genesis and The Raid weren’t good enough reasons to be excited for South by Southwest 2012, Mondo has just announced they’ll be opening a permanent gallery at the festival. Finally a place in Austin, Texas for people to go and check out Mondo’s own brand of bad ass, movie themed art at any time.

To kick it off, they’ll be opening a mystery show on March 10 at 6 p.m. Nothing is known about the show, but the invitation has a few cryptic clues. Check it out after the jump. Read More »

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